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by greatgt
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:52 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Least active, best edging boot/binding combo?
Replies: 7
Views: 3874

Re: Least active, best edging boot/binding combo?

Yeah....cept pins are the ticket....TM
by greatgt
Mon Jul 02, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: skiing is good for your mental health
Replies: 5
Views: 2015

Re: skiing is good for your mental health

Cruising out into the gonz is religious....It's the whole Temple and knee thing with Nature being the guide....New places and new opportunities are a form of expression....one we all like....This year a small mountain range called the Black Hills is going to be high on my list....Bear caves...major ...
by greatgt
Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:35 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: D Day!
Replies: 2
Views: 1333

Re: D Day!

Every relative survived their service and I grew up knowing that they were special...All had done things we can't contemplate....While some of us have served and "boots" was in the thick of it in Vietnam....the magnitude of WW2 is incomprehensible....From the North Atlantic...pQ17 I think....Uncle J...
by greatgt
Wed Jun 06, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: D Day!
Replies: 2
Views: 1333

D Day!

Dec. 6 1944....Many Americans were fighting for their lives under withering fire from Germans.....One of the reasons we prevailed was due to a previous event....Dieppe...I thank the Canadians who lost their lives giving their all to the cause of liberating Europe and stomping out Fascism.....5100 me...
by greatgt
Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Rottefella Super Tele WITH STRAP
Replies: 8
Views: 3041

Re: Rottefella Super Tele WITH STRAP

Way back used leather straps to hold the boot in the ski with cables for Alpine....Beartraps!.....Rottafella had a version of that.....412?.....Except for hitting debris in the bush worked well....TM
by greatgt
Sat May 26, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: The Rockpile last week- pics
Replies: 37
Views: 8969

Re: The Rockpile last week- pics

All's well that ends well...We are all members of the Tele Tribe.....Snowshoe Donny's son Telemark's near Anchorage? He too is an engineer and has worked, I think, on Attu cleaning up WW2 debris....Mountain biking and skiing....I suspect he is pretty good at it....Woody keep skiing the steeps and an...
by greatgt
Fri May 25, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: The Rockpile last week- pics
Replies: 37
Views: 8969

Re: The Rockpile last week- pics

Also Woody....love the old time picture....Think those skis had rocker?.....Love seeing the old time tele pictures....More?....TM
by greatgt
Fri May 25, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: The Rockpile last week- pics
Replies: 37
Views: 8969

Re: The Rockpile last week- pics

ThanKs lc appreciate the piling on........ on the rock pile....Sure had some great skiing up there and at least once almost got piled in the rocks...Lots of fun!....But the best part was ripping the headwall on 210 e 99's....Sure couldn't do that now but twas wild back then.....One thinger LC....are...
by greatgt
Fri May 25, 2018 7:05 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: The Rockpile last week- pics
Replies: 37
Views: 8969

Re: The Rockpile last week- pics

now that's funny jonny.....we all get a kick out of telerock and boy, has he come a long way!! First time I saw him ski was on Little Mountain....He was awesome...Dressed in a full length leather coat....grabbing trees on his decent a 400 foot drop with lots of openings.....Teleking had brought him ...
by greatgt
Wed May 23, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: The Rockpile last week- pics
Replies: 37
Views: 8969

Re: The Rockpile last week- pics

hey al sorry to have 'pissed' you off.....surely we don't ski the same....use different equipment.....but love the sport....sure hope johnny doesn't ban you for that uncalled fore blast that I took on the aft quarter.....but being spring and all why not have some fun joshing about differences in ski...