Gear Basket

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Krummholz
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Location: Rocky Mountains, CO
Ski style: Trail skiing and anywhere that goes uphill
Favorite Skis: Fischer Europa 99, Fischer SB-98, Altai Hok, Asnes USGI
Favorite boots: Looked and looked, then found true love - Alaska 75s. Making the Ski March respect ma authority.
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Re: Gear Basket

Post by Krummholz » Wed Feb 16, 2022 8:04 pm

fisheater wrote:
Wed Feb 16, 2022 9:37 am
Well Krummholz and Al, I’m counting on some reviews of these boots when you are able. I shouldn’t need a heavy leather 75 mm boot for a long time, but I’m happy to see a new boot being manufactured in the heavy class. Norwegian welt boots are difficult to obtain, and fit is a gamble. It’s good to see a widely marketed boot in the class.
BTW Krummholz, as for cheap old guy, I bought my Alaska 75 on a close out for under $100 to my door. After skiing the Alaska 75, I hope to always have a soft leather 75 mm boot as well!

I tried the Ski March as lift served boot with my SB98’s, nice and stiff. And as an approach / xcD boot, I could feel the blisters growing on my heels by the first mile, I know they need to be broken in but I don’t have 5 years. My 43 SM’s seem very narrow too, so on to the Transnordic.

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fisheater
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Location: Oakland County, MI
Ski style: All my own, and age doesn't help
Favorite Skis: Gamme 54, Falketind 62, I hope to add a third soon
Favorite boots: Alpina Alaska, Alico Ski March
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Re: Gear Basket

Post by fisheater » Wed Feb 16, 2022 8:15 pm

@Krummholz I've heard a lot of Ski March horror stories. I’m glad I’m the fortunate guy they fit well. I didn’t have any issue with breaking them in either.
I look forward to your reports on the Transnordic, it will be nice to know there is an option when I need another boot.
BTW, I really am enjoying the versatility of the Rotte ST with cable. I used the cable with the Ski March this past weekend riding chairs. I did plenty of kicking around also. I also use the same binding with the Alaska 75.



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phoenix
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Re: Gear Basket

Post by phoenix » Sun Feb 20, 2022 1:20 pm

Madshus eons, excellent, $100. Marketplace for Plattsburgh NY area.



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Spiny Norman
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New AT set up $700

Post by Spiny Norman » Mon Feb 28, 2022 1:50 pm

AT curious?

Dynafit has a starter pkg available for $700. Skis, bindings, and skins.

My local ski shop has them http://www.swsports.net/ in Concord, NH

but its all over the interwebz too.



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corlay
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Location: central NY
Ski style: Woodland XC-BC tours
Favorite Skis: Fischer Transnordic 66, Traverse 78; Madshus Birke Beiner
Favorite boots: Fischer BC Grand Tour

Re: Gear Basket

Post by corlay » Wed Mar 02, 2022 1:16 pm

Great deal on Fischer 60mm Easy-Skin:
www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/478109583959674/



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fgd135
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Neptune Ski Sale

Post by fgd135 » Wed Mar 02, 2022 8:16 pm

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エイダン.シダル
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Location: Toronto-Etobicoke
Ski style: Classic track/not, shabby XCD, superann. alpine
Favorite Skis: Bonna 1800s, Åsnes Gamme, Fischer S Bound Outabound 88
Favorite boots: NNN BC Alpina Alaska, 75mm Alico Snow March
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Re: Gear Basket

Post by エイダン.シダル » Sun Mar 06, 2022 11:26 am

NNN BC binding sale at campsaver.

https://www.campsaver.com/s/bc-bindings



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Stephen
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Re: Gear Basket - safety gear on sale

Post by Stephen » Mon Mar 07, 2022 3:20 pm

30% discount on backcountry safety gear at Neptune.
Transevers, shovels, probes.
Plus other stuff on end-of-season.
https://neptunemountaineering.com/colle ... ety%20gear



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Re: Gear Basket

Post by sparker1987 » Tue Mar 08, 2022 4:29 pm

phoenix wrote:
Sun Feb 20, 2022 1:20 pm
Madshus eons, excellent, $100. Marketplace for Plattsburgh NY area.
Seem to be having issues sending PMs, is there a direct link to these or have they already sold?



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phoenix
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Re: Gear Basket

Post by phoenix » Tue Mar 08, 2022 6:52 pm

This wasn't my post, just wanted to get the word out. I don't have any more info to offer.



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