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by vt_trees
Mon Mar 09, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Happy World Telemark Day 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 720

Re: Happy World Telemark Day 2020

Happy Belated World Telemark Day from Vermont!

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by vt_trees
Thu Feb 13, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: It's XCd. Case closed.
Replies: 29
Views: 2997

Re: It's XCd. Case closed.

lowangle al wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 12:56 pm
IMO you can ski your whole life and if your poles are too long you'll never get it right.
This! I couldn't agree more. With the invention of adjustable pole there's no excuse. Somehow people still can't figure it out.
by vt_trees
Thu Feb 06, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Nnnbc magnum bindings on wide skis???
Replies: 94
Views: 7581

Re: Nnnbc magnum bindings on wide skis???

I guess we all need a big snowstorm in the east so we go skiing!!! I assume this “angry” “discussions” only involves easterner that are frustrated by the lack of snow that the westerners seem to be keeping for themselves :oops: The real debate is not plastic vs leather vs NNN vs 3 pins vs whatever....
by vt_trees
Tue Feb 04, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Sbounds...leathers
Replies: 279
Views: 148965

Re: Sbounds...leathers

greatgt wrote:
Tue Feb 04, 2020 8:04 am
Even in a bad year.....skiing is good!!!!

Agreed. Down the road in Lamoille County, higher elevations were fantastic this past weekend.
by vt_trees
Mon Feb 03, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: When do people find time to ski??
Replies: 45
Views: 3197

Re: When do people find time to ski??

What constitutes a day on the hill? I ski on weekends and after work (either near the house or ski up by headlamp at a local resort).
by vt_trees
Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Sbounds...leathers
Replies: 279
Views: 148965

Re: Sbounds...leathers

Did someone say "burghers"?
by vt_trees
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:48 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Scarpa T2 Boots on G3 Targa binding
Replies: 8
Views: 691

Re: Scarpa T2 Boots on G3 Targa binding

I've never been, but you swing by Free Heel Life in Salt Lake City. They are a telemark specific shop.

https://www.freeheellife.com/
by vt_trees
Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Help Me Learn How to Turn...
Replies: 50
Views: 5702

Re: Help Me Learn How to Turn...

You have also this excellent step by step movie from Dickie Hill, "The Telemark Movie", for learning downhill turns on narrow skis. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=371&v=KJ0Z8GOGnS0&feature=emb_logo Dickie Hall Wendy and Ben Bridgewater Jeb Porter Dave Frank .. true legends of the sport...
by vt_trees
Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Help Me Learn How to Turn...
Replies: 50
Views: 5702

Re: Help Me Learn How to Turn...

I did a tele camp with Dickie Hall back in the 80's, in the Spring on Mount Baker and it was a load of fun :) . He taught a lot of good stuff, but the main take away for me was, "step back into the turn". In other words, don't stride forward but put the weight on the back ski as you change directio...
by vt_trees
Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Ski Movies
Replies: 223
Views: 101146

Re: Ski Movies

Woodserson wrote:
Thu Nov 21, 2019 9:56 pm
Late 90's. Long skis, cable bindings, big mountains, deep snow, some big air, and an epic crash sequence at the end.

This is awesome! Near the top of my all time favorite tele films.