80's range waisted rocker ski

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lowangle al
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Re: 80's range waisted rocker ski

Postby lowangle al » Tue Mar 14, 2017 1:18 pm

^^^ With climbing, conditioning, experience and determination are probably bigger factors than gear. Last season my wife and I were on Vector BCs skiing up a closed road to a pass. We started the same time as two guys on AT gear with skins who I thought we would outdistance, but they kicked our ass on the way up. They were probably half our age and the climb was just steep enough that the benifit of our faster skis was not realized because we weren't getting much glide for most of the climb.

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Re: 80's range waisted rocker ski

Postby Woodserson » Tue Mar 14, 2017 6:06 pm

The binding question was somewhat hypothetical. I have the Hardwires already in hand, I'm using what I have. I'm a little split between these and a free pivot... I could go either direction.

Completely unrelated, pretty sick skiing today here... woo!

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Re: 80's range waisted rocker ski

Postby Woodserson » Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:58 pm

They be mounted. Now, we test. Edit: 4lbs 5oz per ski

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Re: 80's range waisted rocker ski

Postby lowangle al » Thu Mar 23, 2017 11:52 am

^^^ They look like they will be a lot of fun. Should be good carvers.

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Re: 80's range waisted rocker ski

Postby phoenix » Thu Mar 23, 2017 5:07 pm

I've skied several K2's as my tele skis for, like, 15 years...maybe a little more. I'm not a brand groupie, they just seem to have what I prefer, and are good for lighter weight skiers. I still have a pair of Shuksans - couldn't ask for a better ski for technical stuff, versatility, and reasonable weight. Those Waybacks oughta be great for you; almost went for a pair myself. (Ended up with Objectice BC's on sale... don't have a decent waxless ski in my outdated quiver.)


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