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by greatgt
Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Sbounds...leathers
Replies: 381
Views: 247666

Re: Sbounds...leathers

Headed up Little Mountain with Telesven following Telekid's track...TeleKing was ahead somewhere up there....Got to the top and Teleking did a screaming shot down by us with powder flying and clouds of white...Bout 8 inches early in the Am and it was continuing...By the end @ a foot....Where steep a...
by greatgt
Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: wax vs scales vs XSkin vs klister
Replies: 76
Views: 33233

Re: wax vs scales vs XSkin vs klister

Had a partial Roter Cuff tare for years....Not so good in snowball fights and I have a Great and Grand daughter that will cause me problems but with my wisdom...snicker....will figure something out....You will need to do the exercises and commit to it....Good luck....and if you need a powder fix in ...
by greatgt
Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: The Finest Leathers: Nordic Norm 75mm Backcountry/Telemark Boots
Replies: 156
Views: 72645

Re: The Finest Leathers: Nordic Norm 75mm Backcountry/Telemark Boots

Holy sh........Man do those look good or what?....Used the old Andrews once this year in well below zero temps...Still have black toenails!!!!!!! Man did they move the widest and heaviest skis I have....My problem with Andrews is they have a terrible system to get the boots....I still don't know how...
by greatgt
Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Sbounds...leathers
Replies: 381
Views: 247666

Re: Sbounds...leathers

Hardpack.....Here and there a patch of minimal powder so here and there you could get a bit of grip on the up...but...Couple of miles in was Telecamp and it was buried under tons of snow....Five minutes of shoveling got us in....Fire started.....Beer opened and windows shoveled so the sun could blin...
by greatgt
Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Sbounds...leathers
Replies: 381
Views: 247666

Re: Sbounds...leathers

Man driving home from sauna was like survival Tele skiing....Sheeeesssshhhh.....Anyway the base is good up around here and when the cold rushes back in it will be "cruising" time....Probably long low angle rides to find new places and easy to get there.....See if there is some kind of great skiing n...
by greatgt
Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Sbounds...leathers
Replies: 381
Views: 247666

Re: Sbounds...leathers

Raining and that ends our little powder spree on Little Mountain for a bit....Have to think of going out to Three Pond Knob up in the Highlands as soon as the snow consolidates....Last few days has been a frenzy of powder....Deep and cold to yesterdays slight warming....That led to fast snow and man...
by greatgt
Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Sbounds...leathers
Replies: 381
Views: 247666

Re: Sbounds...leathers

Don the owner of Mountain Opp's will be back from Colorado soon....Last I heard on a screw-up by Fischer, were to arrive in January...Man would love to ski them now as the powder is super....To cold for speed of any kind...Up...cruising....Down....See a window of opportunity this weekend and Monday....
by greatgt
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Sbounds...leathers
Replies: 381
Views: 247666

Re: Sbounds...leathers

8-10 inches of very cold powder....Not fluff!!!!...Opened all areas to really good Forest Ridge skiing....And it was good....Very grey out there even within the world of white.....Will repeat up in the Highlands while I suspect Telekid will break Little Mountain....Head there tomorrow....Can't resis...
by greatgt
Wed Jan 30, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: The Finest Leathers: Nordic Norm 75mm Backcountry/Telemark Boots
Replies: 156
Views: 72645

Re: The Finest Leathers: Nordic Norm 75mm Backcountry/Telemark Boots

Telekid and I got the Northrims a similar boot to the Ultimate with no plastic cuff....While they have holes in them and are totaled they keep on ticking....Will shoe goo the holes and when a serious boot is required will use them...Over 700 days with all that use mostly years back....Best leather.....
by greatgt
Tue Jan 29, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Sbounds...leathers
Replies: 381
Views: 247666

Re: Sbounds...leathers

Did it again Rock....Was finally up in the Highlands....No stinkin poles....My oh my is the snow up there deep....Telekid got it today and broke both ways up....Tomorrow my guess is more than a foot....Will hit that early then shovel and get more wood in...Bummer year for that! Skied the whole month...