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by Cannatonic
Sat Oct 12, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: more BC skiing through history
Replies: 1
Views: 588

more BC skiing through history

Humanity's first spacewalk would not have been a success without 12 miles of kick 'n glide! https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/11/science/space/aleksei-leonov-dead.html >>When it came time for the return to Earth, the spacecraft’s automatic rocket-firing system did not work, forcing the cosmonauts to c...
by Cannatonic
Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: PFAS ski wax revealed, banned
Replies: 1
Views: 781

PFAS ski wax revealed, banned

Am I the only one who didn't realize Swix F4 has super-toxic PFAS chemicals in it? They are all getting banned - all the fluro-based ski waxes - new F4 this year does not have "fluoros" in it anymore. I'm pretty much in shock - I had no idea I was touching PFAS with my hands when I used F4. Not happ...
by Cannatonic
Sat Sep 21, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: TelemarkEAST shutdown?
Replies: 3
Views: 5358

Re: TelemarkEAST shutdown?

the stoke lives on here!

http://nebackcountry.org/index.php
by Cannatonic
Sat Sep 21, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Final selection for my first XCD kit: Åsnes Combat vs. Madshus Eon (Wax/Waxless)
Replies: 24
Views: 2377

Re: Final selection for my first XCD kit: Åsnes Combat vs. Madshus Eon (Wax/Waxless)

FWIW I've had both these skis & liked the NATO Combat a lot more than Eon. The Asnes has a much snappier, responsive feel. Better for kick & glide, Eon didn't have enough camber, and also more responsive when turning. Maybe I like a stiffer ski, I don't know, I didn't care much for the Epoch's I had...
by Cannatonic
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Avalanche
Replies: 8
Views: 6998

Re: Avalanche

apparently the grandfather trained with regular 20-mile day hikes so absolutely he's in better shape then most people. I doubt they'll actually bill the family, they probably just want everyone to think about it.
by Cannatonic
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Avalanche
Replies: 8
Views: 6998

Re: Avalanche

80-year old tried to hike Marcy, Mansfield, Mt. Wash on consecutive days and almost made it https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2019/06/21/did-bad-plan-save-this-hiker-life/G0HJfsEbhIEiTBy7lTPvjN/story.html He was all alone, 5,200 feet up Mount Washington, scrambling over a challenging boulder section...
by Cannatonic
Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Its June, Anyone still skiing?
Replies: 12
Views: 11635

Re: Its June, Anyone still skiing?

Gotta say...skiing around the Northeast Kingdom ain't all that bad.....Pretty good in fact....But....those open slopes sure look real good.....Still the challenge of skiing here is pretty intense.....TM Hey no offense to the northern vermont, it's paradise up there, just saying if you're moving fro...
by Cannatonic
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Avalanche
Replies: 8
Views: 6998

Re: Avalanche

sadly, more people did not respect Agiocochook enough

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2019/ ... story.html