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by lilcliffy
Sat May 09, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: hemiboreal forest skiing in New Brunswick Canada
Replies: 135
Views: 54584

Re: hemiboreal forest skiing in New Brunswick Canada

Getting buried alive!!!!!!
Over 40cm of heavy wet snow down already and it is STILL coming down!!!!
Dreamy conditions for my E109 Crown Xtralite- fast smooth and wonderful turns!
by lilcliffy
Sun Apr 12, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: hemiboreal forest skiing in New Brunswick Canada
Replies: 135
Views: 54584

Re: hemiboreal forest skiing in New Brunswick Canada

Had a bunch more I wanted to upload...the file sizes are too large for some reason- something to do with how I manged them/downloaded them from Google Drive...Will figure it out and upload them soon! I wish you all as happy an end of winter and beginning of spring as I can. These are dark days but I...
by lilcliffy
Sun Apr 12, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: hemiboreal forest skiing in New Brunswick Canada
Replies: 135
Views: 54584

Re: hemiboreal forest skiing in New Brunswick Canada

Some pics of late winter- early spring skiing in the New Brunswick hills!
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by lilcliffy
Sun Apr 12, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: XC oriented ski for max float on dry snow
Replies: 21
Views: 1950

Re: XC oriented ski for max float on dry snow

Starting out in 40cm of fresh, heavy, soft wet snow with my 210cm Combat Nato on April 10th, 2020. Trail-breaking machine.
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by lilcliffy
Sun Apr 12, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: warm wet snow: kicker skins vs soft kick wax (vs scales)
Replies: 7
Views: 843

Re: warm wet snow: kicker skins vs soft kick wax (vs scales)

I have added "vs scales" to this thread. Although- when it works- I can get better performance from soft grip wax than scales- there is no question that scales can be excellent when they grip well and the advantage of not having to put on and pull-off skins for low vertical downhill-oriented skiing ...
by lilcliffy
Sun Apr 12, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: warm wet snow: kicker skins vs soft kick wax (vs scales)
Replies: 7
Views: 843

Re: warm wet snow: kicker skins vs soft kick wax

So grip wax and scales completely failed yesterday! We got 40cm of wet, heavy soft snow in a storm on Thursday-Friday. Starting out I was determined to use red-silver kick wax- it ended up being totally useless- ZERO grip. I then moved to my waxless-scaled skis- a bit better- still not enough grip t...
by lilcliffy
Sun Apr 12, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: XC oriented ski for max float on dry snow
Replies: 21
Views: 1950

Re: XC oriented ski for max float on dry snow

The one time I tried a fatter ski (Rossignol BC 125s), I hated how they drifted around on the snow and felt completely out of control on the flats. They were also dreadfully heavy to me. I have had this experience so many times and my tolerance for it- even when I am touring for turns- is decreasin...
by lilcliffy
Sun Apr 12, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: XC oriented ski for max float on dry snow
Replies: 21
Views: 1950

Re: XC oriented ski for max float on dry snow

Hello! I've been following this forum for a while, and this is my first post. I did not carefully read the whole chain, but this seems like my area of expertise so I'm giving a quick response. Hello and welcome Havuja! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and knowledge. Here in fi...