Tag: Backcountry

Spring skiing near Salt River Pass in Wyoming. Fischer S-Bound 125 skis, Voile Switchback X2 bindings, Scarpa T4 boots. Skis + Boots + Bindings weigh 16.7 lbs, 7.6 kg. Check out my shadow at 5:03 while skiing through the aspens. Video shot in 4K using the Sony FDR-X3000.

Here are some tips to help beginners get in the backcountry, moving around. This video is also about Telemark gear part 3 You can visit absolutetelemark.com for more info ▶ Check out my gear on Kit: https://kit.com/Rene_Martin

Merrell Double Leather boots Altai Kom skis Voile original Hardwire binding Some mellow slow-mo. Gatineau Park, Kingsmere, Chelsea, Quebec, Canada.

Telemark XCD Backcountry skiing the Altai Kōm ski, 162cm, Altai 3-pin cable binding, and Garmont Excursion boots. 30 turns down through a tight eastern glade. An easy 4 minute climb back up with the fish-scale skis. A cool, May 29, 2016, late afternoon on the last of the spring snow – thin, hard and crusty! […]

Winter paid a short visit to Southern Finland! I took my skis out of storage and headed out to the nearby woods for a quick test run.

I am preparing for a ski crossing of Hardangervidda Glacial Plateau in Norway some weeks from now. Today we had some nasty wet weather that gave me a great chance to try out my wet weather setup. British DPM Cammo rain gear and Butter – wet snow wax by Dominator Waxes. Enjoy!

Are you ready to make the leap from the ski resort to the backcountry, but not sure where to start? In this video we’ll go through the basics of backcountry skiing equipment, what you need, and what to think about as you build out your set up. http://avtraining.org/ http://www.mountaineersbooks.org/The-Avalanche-Handbook-3rd-Edition-P242.aspx

Here’s Pierre with some quick and easy tips on how to select the appropriate ski pole length for your height, as well as how to get the most out of the various grip positions.

How to choose and fit backcountry ski boots by Vertical Addiction, Canmore, Alberta

I try out my Secura-fix conversion bindings to turn my downhill skiis into backcountry skis. I got these for free, but you can easily find a secondhand pair of them, or similar (and better) product such as Alpine Trekkers or Daymakers secondhand. Alpine Trekkers and Secura-fix are both out of production, and Daymakers cost a […]

www.daymakertouring.com The Daymaker Touring Alpine Ski Touring Adapter is a system that attaches to any ski boot and clicks into any ski binding, allowing for you to take YOUR downhill skiing equipment into the untracked powder paradise known as “The Backcountry”. Contrary to any system on the market, it uses a 4bar linkage with more […]

In this video, we compare three backcountry cross country ski boots — the Alpina BC 1575, the Fischer BCX 675, and the Alpina Alaska 75mm. After realizing my original boots were not supportive enough for turns, I have looked into other options. We thank you for watching. Be sure to check out our blog at […]

Backcountry Adventure ski After a heavy, low snowfall. ( 2016 winter ) ski from near Mt Beauty (Big hill) to Mt Fainter (Victoria Australia). Camp on the side of Mt Fainter and ski the area around. Strong wind with snow blowing first day on the mountain. Didn’t see another person for the whole time. Lots […]

The new Shift binding from Atomic promises to revolutionize backcountry skiing by providing the uphill performance of a pin binding with the downhill experience of skiing a true alpine binding.

Neptune Sales Manager Dan Vardamis highlights Asnes nordic touring skis.

In this video you will learn on ski width, rocker, camber , construction and the pros and cons of the different ski types.

The Dynafit Superlite 2.0 are the best backcountry ski bindings I have ever ridden. I am a 210 lb guy and have ridden these bindings hard for more than 130 days, mostly off piste but also several days inbounds at JHMR and Grand Targhee. They have proven their durability and reliability to me. They offer […]

From SIA 2013 – If you’re planning to get into some deep snow check out what the 2014 Leki Backcountry Micro Stick Ski Poles has to offer. Check out the largest selection of gear here: http://www.the-house.com/ More Leki Ski Poles: http://goo.gl/etxmJ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/HouseBoardshop Twitter: https://twitter.com/houseboardshop/ Instagram: thehouseboardshop

Some quick tips on how to select the best width for your next pair of backcountry skis. STEP OUTSIDE. Ask Questions. Try Something New. Exceed Expectations. #G3U http://www.genuineguidegear.com/g3u

Tobias Klose on his second time ever on Nordic skis takes on Längental bei Kühtai in the Austrian Stubai Alps. Normally AT Terrain. Training for Hardangervidda crossing next month. It was great fun finding lines that would be just nice for him. We even got some turns…

Does what it says on the can. Thanks to Stephan Jaud at Light-lines.de for the rental.

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