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by Lo-Fi
Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Help Me Learn How to Turn...
Replies: 25
Views: 910

Re: Help Me Learn How to Turn...

...These are about the best turns I can muster on a similar class of equipment (10th Mountain / Epoch, NNN BC, Alaska boots), on fairly ideal soft snow on an even firm base, on an open trail... https://www.dropbox.com/s/xmqi2u6lamsc0gk/IMB_rg0CXk.GIF?raw=1 ...This class of gear offers its own kind ...
by Lo-Fi
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Help Me Learn How to Turn...
Replies: 25
Views: 910

Re: Help Me Learn How to Turn...

All the above posts are excellent recommendations. 12gaugesage's suggested tactics are uncannily similar to what I would say. These are about the best turns I can muster on a similar class of equipment (10th Mountain / Epoch, NNN BC, Alaska boots), on fairly ideal soft snow on an even firm base, on ...
by Lo-Fi
Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: New to xcd, need help figuring out gear for rivervalley exploring
Replies: 21
Views: 772

Re: New to xcd, need help figuring out gear for rivervalley exploring

I've tried short skin-skis like the Black Diamonds. They climb amazingly. I also found them very start-stop grabby for the down; quite challenging, actually. Far less of a smooth skiing feeling. Sort of stating the obvious here, but its like skiing with skins permanently stuck on your skis!!! (Which...
by Lo-Fi
Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: New to xcd, need help figuring out gear for rivervalley exploring
Replies: 21
Views: 772

Re: New to xcd, need help figuring out gear for rivervalley exploring

I'm a touch taller and heavier(!). 162cm is what I have and is what is recommended. They are supremely manoeuvrable and still ski like a ski.

150cm is too short. 172cm if you had big open terrain or were much larger.
by Lo-Fi
Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Powder touring ski options
Replies: 34
Views: 4796

Re: Powder touring ski options

Woodserson wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:29 pm
...not NNN-BC optimized...
Agree with Woods, Cliff... I just mounted NNN BC on Guide/ Annum skis and skiing them with NNN BC Alaskas I think its near the limit of the system.
by Lo-Fi
Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: New to xcd, need help figuring out gear for rivervalley exploring
Replies: 21
Views: 772

Re: New to xcd, need help figuring out gear for rivervalley exploring

I like the idea of the garmont excursion, 3pin binding and a wide ski. This may seem like overkill, but if it allows me to have turn confidence in any low angle terrain, it sounds like the ticket. https://www.dropbox.com/s/dorpt27s01o1xmg/Photo%202016-09-30%2C%2012%2027%2032%20PM.jpg?raw=1 If your ...
by Lo-Fi
Sun Jan 12, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Pictures, pictures and pictures!
Replies: 576
Views: 246826

Re: Pictures, pictures and pictures!

lowangle al wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:06 am
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Some East Coast turns on my new favorite East Coast set up. I don't think there was enough cover for a ski in the mid 50s
Love the tracks.

Fat skis make the most of thin snow.
by Lo-Fi
Sun Jan 12, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Pictures, pictures and pictures!
Replies: 576
Views: 246826

Re: Pictures, pictures and pictures!

Woodserson wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 5:22 am
Some hawt V6 action, Powder Preservation Society (on the right). Week old snow, the other tracks set up like concrete! Important to cozy up the lines.

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Where is this? Looks awesome.
by Lo-Fi
Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Karhu Guide / Madshus Annum + NNN BC ?!
Replies: 15
Views: 1567

Re: Karhu Guide / Madshus Annum + NNN BC ?!

Switched my Karhu Guides from Switchback bindings to NNN BC. First ski on them with some Alpina Alaska boots that I wrangled. I'm not sure what to think yet. Need more snow!

by Lo-Fi
Mon Jan 06, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Another new Rotte binding
Replies: 26
Views: 2619

Re: Another new Rotte binding

Original Voile non-3-pin Hardwire binding. A marvel of simplicity and function!


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