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by greatgt
Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Sbounds...leathers
Replies: 313
Views: 175002

Re: Sbounds...leathers

having a beer with "Boots" discussing whatever and how screwed up this current world shutdown is.....The good news is we have about 2 inches of powder and it's snowing.....Will be able to get some grip, finally....twas pretty cold with a wind doing it's best to cool us down...Boots has a bad case of...
by greatgt
Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Sbounds...leathers
Replies: 313
Views: 175002

Re: Sbounds...leathers

Tough ski....beautiful forest....Good food....Took 30 yards and there was no wax on the bottom of the skis....Three tries later put on the skins...second time this year.....Bummer!!!!! Tons of base out there and if we get any powder the skiing could be outstanding what with everything seriously roun...
by greatgt
Thu Mar 12, 2020 7:10 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Sbounds...leathers
Replies: 313
Views: 175002

Re: Sbounds...leathers

Having trouble getting this on the thread...ledges and cliffs were seen for the first time in many years....hardpack was the rule and the down was tricky for this old guy.....Moose are making a comeback and trashing our trackx while coyotes were howling across the gap.....lots of base out there but ...
by greatgt
Tue Mar 10, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Sbounds...leathers
Replies: 313
Views: 175002

Re: Sbounds...leathers

have somewhere in the 400-500 taps with 250 in buckets.....made @ five gallons of really excellent syrup and will savor it this morning on French toast.....Should have hit the bush early but was lazy....Will try before the rains hit...TM
by greatgt
Mon Mar 09, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Sbounds...leathers
Replies: 313
Views: 175002

Re: Sbounds...leathers

Bout Noon will fire up the evaporator and start the REAL beginning of Spring.....Tons of sap....and will see if we cant get syrup by night....Telesven Adam Rasta Tele have done most of the work....I mostly stay out of their way!....Skiing yesterday was mostly fundamental survival....Telekid and Tele...
by greatgt
Sat Mar 07, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Sbounds...leathers
Replies: 313
Views: 175002

Re: Sbounds...leathers

Two days ago in the Highlands snow was edgy with some crushable crust that could send the skis asunder...heh....survival sort of....Yesterday took our grandchild sliding....Whoops of laughter from her...Headed to Little Mountain with little hope of snow being any good....but....half an inch of mushy...
by greatgt
Thu Mar 05, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Sbounds...leathers
Replies: 313
Views: 175002

Re: Sbounds...leathers

Skied the other side of Teleknob just before the sun and then rain....Man did those skis surface skim into plain old long arcs....Head them down and no effort to come around....Powder was fast and this oldie was not skiing....just free form floating....You would have loved it Rock....Will head up to...
by greatgt
Thu Mar 05, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Newbie seeking advice
Replies: 21
Views: 3554

Re: Newbie seeking advice

Listen to "B"....If your into BC Nordic the two skis I would choose are the e99....e109....Asnes are what this forum likes but other than the old woodies in my shed have not skied any of the new and sounds like great Asnes selection...If your cruising the forest get Nordic equipment....Big wide skis...
by greatgt
Wed Mar 04, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Newbie seeking advice
Replies: 21
Views: 3554

Re: Newbie seeking advice

Canadian Ranger!.....Got it!.....Throw all the stuff you have and make a bonfire....Then get into the challenge....that being get the most from the least....Wanna learn BC skiing...challenge yourself.....ski wild in the bush.....get some e 99's...long ones...minimum 210's....leather lace up boots......
by greatgt
Mon Mar 02, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Sbounds...leathers
Replies: 313
Views: 175002

Re: Sbounds...leathers

Skiing has been really good for weeks with a constant 15 inches of powder on good enough base.....Boys have been turning Little Mountain into a ski area with our tracks being followed by newbies.....But did I mention they had excellent powder and having skied up there since the early 1970's know whe...