Man, camber in 20 cm snow... pffff

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Man, camber in 20 cm snow... pffff

Post by Rodbelan » Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:51 am

I went out with with gf last week-end, just after a storm... I was on Madshus Epoch. It was hard to trace a path... exhausting! Because, in part, of the camber ski (and 3pin)... It tends to make the tip dive with every stride. Next time, I'll take my rockered ski, mounted with 3 pin (K2 Wayback).
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Re: Man, camber in 20 cm snow... pffff

Post by bgregoire » Sat Feb 15, 2020 11:33 am

you need a pair of 3.5m epochs my friend. I'm sure you could extend yours with 2x4s.
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Re: Man, camber in 20 cm snow... pffff

Post by Tele2$room2$broom » Sat Feb 15, 2020 8:24 pm

You should demonstrate a little more empathy towards my friend Rod... He needs it...

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Re: Man, camber in 20 cm snow... pffff

Post by lowangle al » Sun Feb 16, 2020 8:41 am

If that was 20cm of fresh on a firm base I would think those skis would have been good for that.

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Re: Man, camber in 20 cm snow... pffff

Post by Rodbelan » Sun Feb 16, 2020 9:26 am

It was though, believe me. It was after the storm, but 2 days later; the snow was getting a little more compact. And it was more that 20 cm that we received actually. In fresh snow, one do not mind tip diving...
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Re: Man, camber in 20 cm snow... pffff

Post by phoenix » Sun Feb 16, 2020 10:24 am

3 pins on the Waybacks, Rod?

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Re: Man, camber in 20 cm snow... pffff

Post by lowangle al » Sun Feb 16, 2020 11:11 am

I've been touring on wide skis for a while and the Waybacks sound like a good choice. It sounds like you could have been planning instead of plowing.

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Re: Man, camber in 20 cm snow... pffff

Post by Rodbelan » Mon Feb 17, 2020 1:49 pm

Yea, exactly...
3 pins on Wayback? Why not!
I've used them this week-end in a bigger mountain with BD 01 and free flex cartridge; for that kind of environment, it's perfect for me. But when I am into yo-yoing, I'd prefer the lighter 3 pins. I just need to add 3 inserts (Binding Freedom) on each skis (adding to the actual 4 inserts). Easy.
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