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by spwath
Wed Jan 02, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: New to backcountry - some questions
Replies: 2
Views: 1371

Re: New to backcountry - some questions

Ok, great, thanks for the info.
I will wax the tips and tails like I do on my classic skis.

Sure they will have less control than downhill skis, but that's part of the fun!
by spwath
Wed Jan 02, 2019 1:49 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: New to backcountry - some questions
Replies: 2
Views: 1371

New to backcountry - some questions

So just a little background info on me: I am in college now in CT, live in upstate/western NY. I was on the Nordic ski team throughout high school, so I am very familiar with classic and skate methods, along with waxing for those race skis. I have decided to give backcountry a try, as while there ar...
by spwath
Mon Dec 31, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Making waxless skis waxed?
Replies: 10
Views: 4053

Re: Making waxless skis waxed?

Ive got a question along a similar topic, as I am new to backcountry skis. I got a pair of fischer excursion 88 backcountry skis. Am I supposed to glide wax the tips and tails like you do with waxable skis? The tips and tails look a lot like the base of my waxable skate and classic, and I do have a ...
by spwath
Mon Dec 31, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: The Norpine Thread
Replies: 23
Views: 10012

Re: The Norpine Thread

Hello, I am new to this forum, and backcountry skiing in general. I am in college now, and was on the Nordic ski team in high school, so I have plenty of classic and skate experience. I just picked up some backcountry skis and boots (Fischer excursion 88 skis and Madshus Glittertind boots). I am won...