my eyes zeroed in on the metal bar at the back of the boot; the one that the cuff is locked or released from to turn with power, or walk in comfort with…Because the mode bar can pivot too the cuff never binds against it, allowing it to rotate well past vertical.
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Borrowing elements from their welter weight Alpine Lite series, the shells will be built from Grilamid, a thinner and lighter but stronger PU based plastic. Overall stiffness of the shell is rated at 125, meaning it isn’t the stiffest boot on the market, but it’s hardly soft.
Coul archive: First published on Couloir Online 14mar06 First Impression Right from the get go the 7tm family of bindings offered elements no other telemark bindings did, but it also came up shy on what is arguably the most important ingredient, downhill power. We all know there are pundits who claim less flex resistance is [...]
Telemark equipment has gotten ridiculously heavy. Like many telemark skiers I kept adding more so I could enjoy unlimited terrain options; burlier boots, fatter skis, wider skins and heavier, more powerful bindings. Before long I was hauling over 10 pounds per foot into the wilds. Since 1990, the weight on our telemark feet has nearly [...]
Garmont has been transforming their entire line of ski boots with shells that hug your foot tighter to deliver higher performance. While the majority of interest in their line has been for the higher cuffed, big-boot version, the emphasis here is on earning turns, so a review of the most touring friendly tele boot seem [...]