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by greatgt
Sat Mar 07, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Sbounds...leathers
Replies: 313
Views: 178182

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: 178182

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: 3677

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: 3677

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: 178182

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...
by greatgt
Tue Feb 25, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Uh-oh... pinholes ripped on my Alaskas
Replies: 17
Views: 3815

Re: Uh-oh... pinholes ripped on my Alaskas

Thinking "B" is right on....Good luck "P"...TM
by greatgt
Tue Feb 25, 2020 6:51 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Sbounds...leathers
Replies: 313
Views: 178182

Re: Sbounds...leathers

Snow was just beginning to compress....Powder was just beginning to go into moist...It was on the Dark side near the gap where I park my car on the side of a High highland Notch....Pink wax up the skis and had a slippery introduction to the wax trail heading in....Whoever had followed the old track ...
by greatgt
Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Sbounds...leathers
Replies: 313
Views: 178182

Re: Sbounds...leathers

Sooo the next day tried another shot in the Highlands....Conditions about the same....Skied up a steep slope with green wax on the fast 109's...A couple slips and there I was on the top of a little knob...Thought I'd head down the West side and reconnect with a long ago run to Dead Moose pond....Wen...
by greatgt
Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Sbounds...leathers
Replies: 313
Views: 178182

Re: Sbounds...leathers

Boys wanted lots of turns and some steepness so headed up to Little Mountain where they I presume got it.....I needed some cruising so headed to the Highlands and found a wondrous land of ice rimmed branches and a couple of inches of snow around them.....Beautiful but.....most were drooping and in s...
by greatgt
Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:05 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Tried an Old Trick for the First Time and...
Replies: 24
Views: 3706

Re: Tried an Old Trick for the First Time and...

Mostly look at the thermometer....after that not to hard....I have polar...(White)...couple different greens....blue...blue extra....pink blue (V45)....red....Mostly using some white lots of green and blue....Generally put on what the temp calls for....and if the trip is up...put on the next wax up ...