Typical xcd tour in my farm

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Nitram Tocrut
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Joined: Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:50 pm
Location: Quebec, Canada
Ski style: "Doorstep" backcountry skiing and groomed trails
Favorite Skis: Asnes Ingstad and FT62, Fischer Europa 99 and Madschus TL-70
Favorite boots: Alpina Alaska 75 mm
Occupation: Organic vegetable grower and many other things!

Typical xcd tour in my farm

Post by Nitram Tocrut » Sat Feb 22, 2020 1:17 pm

I define myself as a backdoor skier as I am blessed to have a large playground just at my doorstep. Of course, I wish I had access to big mountains but how could I complain... hope you enjoy ;)
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River Drifter
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Re: Typical xcd tour in my farm

Post by River Drifter » Sat Feb 22, 2020 1:48 pm

Looks like a great backyard for sure!





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DESERT ED
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Re: Typical xcd tour in my farm

Post by DESERT ED » Sun Feb 23, 2020 10:28 pm

Wow. Look at all that snow!! Sweet backyard. Enjoy





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1EyedJack
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Re: Typical xcd tour in my farm

Post by 1EyedJack » Thu Feb 27, 2020 1:03 pm

I LIKE YOUR HERRINGBONES :-)
Reminds me of skiing with my dad as a kid in upstate NY.

not that it matters, but do you have skins?
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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
Occupation: Construction Manager

Re: Typical xcd tour in my farm

Post by fisheater » Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:12 pm

Very nice Nitram. Thanks for sharing photos





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Nitram Tocrut
Posts: 333
Joined: Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:50 pm
Location: Quebec, Canada
Ski style: "Doorstep" backcountry skiing and groomed trails
Favorite Skis: Asnes Ingstad and FT62, Fischer Europa 99 and Madschus TL-70
Favorite boots: Alpina Alaska 75 mm
Occupation: Organic vegetable grower and many other things!

Re: Typical xcd tour in my farm

Post by Nitram Tocrut » Sat Feb 29, 2020 12:54 am

1EyedJack wrote:
Thu Feb 27, 2020 1:03 pm
I LIKE YOUR HERRINGBONES :-)
Reminds me of skiing with my dad as a kid in upstate NY.

not that it matters, but do you have skins?
Thanks for the compliment... was it a compliment :?: :P

I do have skins that I try to use as little as possible. I can only manage a few turns in the many little slopes around the farm so I try not to use them especially when the snow is sof. Those are the conditions where my Äsnes shine the most. I like to use them on crust, very frequent here :( , as they slow me down.

About the herringbones, my kids were mad at me when they learned XC skiing when they had to climb these little hills. I would stand right behind them and encouraging them to keep going. Almost as soon as they could walk we took them skiing and they learned right here on the farm... such good memories... we were always pulling a pukka as well and many times our kids would come back in the pukka and sleeping along even when it was really cold and we would wrap them with tons of blankets. I will stop here before I start crying ;)

Oh God do I love winter!





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Nitram Tocrut
Posts: 333
Joined: Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:50 pm
Location: Quebec, Canada
Ski style: "Doorstep" backcountry skiing and groomed trails
Favorite Skis: Asnes Ingstad and FT62, Fischer Europa 99 and Madschus TL-70
Favorite boots: Alpina Alaska 75 mm
Occupation: Organic vegetable grower and many other things!

Re: Typical xcd tour in my farm

Post by Nitram Tocrut » Sat Feb 29, 2020 12:55 am

fisheater wrote:
Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:12 pm
Very nice Nitram. Thanks for sharing photos
You are welcome Bob!

If you want more i have a lot ;)





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Television
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Re: Typical xcd tour in my farm

Post by Television » Sat Feb 29, 2020 6:05 pm

Boning is just part of the game bud. Don't worry bout it.





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