Tag Archive: 75mm

Jul 01 2014

G3 boots Enzo, Enzo-R lives on

Onyx broke ground and was bloodier for it.

  The latest bellweather for telemark skiing’s lack of popularity is G3′s decision to stop production of their Enzo telemark touring binding. According to sales manager, Gord Bailey, at the current rate of sales “it would take years” to sell off the number of bindings built for a minimum production run. There remains hope for …

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Mar 16 2014

How long do you keep your ski boots?

How long do you keep your ski boots? To get some sense of that the poll on the right was posted on this site.

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Feb 25 2014

In Defense of the Duckbill

Stewart Craig shows why tele with duckbills will always be worthy.

  While it is fun to entertain the idea that NTN equipment is offering new possibilities without a duckbill, there are a few of us who still recognize the value of the duck and we’re not all quacks even if you think we are. To the young and inexperienced it is easy to become fascinated …

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Feb 11 2014

Whither goest tele?

T2X offers a mere 9° cuff ROM.

  The word from retailers in 2014 is in stark contrast to the claims of 2-million telemark skiers from SIA. Nobody knows how many active telemark skiers remain, but three things are true: First, there aren’t 2-million or even half a million telemark skiers left in the US, but there are still a couple hundred …

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Jan 29 2014

BCTalk: 2013/14 Coast Mountain Conditions

Coastal.
Huge amounts of snow and sunny all the time. woot! woot!
photo: Alex

Now here’s a thread with a pleasing mix of photo stoke and nerdy snowpack analysis. We did get results at 1930m on a NNW aspect in a full pit. CTE (5) down 18 SP; CTM (11) down 62 SP; and CTM 14 down 119!!! SC. On an extended column test at the same pit, we …

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May 20 2013

Review: Burnt Mt. Design’s teledog – Spike!

Burnt Mt Design shows off the performance of his latest tele dog

  To the discerning telemarker, as oxymoronic as that may sound, there is a lot that goes into selecting the components of the best tele system. In the end it really doesn’t matter, you can’t make gear an excuse for poor technique but the right combination of a boot and binding can make a world …

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Jan 21 2013

OR Report: Backcountry Bindings for 2013/14

Dynafit's Beast. Over 4 pounds per pair (1 kg) for a cool C-note. Skis not included.

  Alpine Touring In the AT realm, there are a ton of new bindings headed our way. I don’t know if this is better or worse, but there are many more to follow in the years to come from the likes of companies like Salomon, Look, and probably from K2 too. For now, it’s mostly …

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