Monthly Archive: May 2015

May 21 2015

Upgrade details to Meidjo v1.2

Rounded corners throughout...

Update 09dec15 When this article was first published, we called this version of Meidjo v2. Since then M-Equipment has made further changes rendering this version 1.2 (retroactively) and subsequent changes in December 2015 as v2.0. Please excuse any confusion on versions below. Those who stood by and watched while the first wave of Meidjos was …

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May 18 2015

Mammoth shoot out: Outlaw VS Meidjo

Mammoth Mountain.

The rule of Winter ’15 season has been to act fast when fresh snow arrives, otherwise there won’t be much left. A couple of late storms hit the Sierra last week. Though characteristically weak for this season their freshness coincided with fresh updates to 22 Design’s beta version Outlaw, and a host of revisions to …

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May 13 2015

Changing the claw on 22D’s Outlaw

Remove the spring cap...

  Early feedback on 22 Design’s Outlaw, their new NTN binding, indicates that it skis great. Downhill performance was, as hoped, reminiscent of the Hammerhead in position #3 or #4 depending on how strong the spring tension is set to. Touring is also very similar to an Axl, with the same basic limits to range …

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May 10 2015

Solo Avalanche Safety

Timing is critical with avalanches, especially solo.

  Are you getting fatigued from so much avalanche safety talk these days? It’s become a media obsession to discuss ad infinitum all the nuances of being safe when skiing in the backcountry. Which begs the the question of how safe you really are if you’re having too many safety meetings. There’s a tendency to …

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May 08 2015

Il Passo in Curva – Telemark

A quick little vid that shows why telemarking became fashionable. These guys make it look easy and they’re doing it on inferior equipment, or so we like to think. Don’t know much Italian? Just watch the skiers. In case you’re in a dry state, here’s a little diversion for the weekend. If you’re in California, …

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