3/8/2017
 
Deployed this halfway up the second of three ~2,000' vertical laps at a race this past weekend when the winds really starting blowing even more (while the sun was still hiding, and the summit -10F temperature not budging) -- barely had to slow down my skinning pace while securing this!
3/8/2017
 
Stowing my skins after the first of three ~2,000' vertical laps during a race this past weekend at Pico VT. Temperature up top was -10F throughout the race. Yes, I eventually deployed my CAMP Flash Anorak, and also put a Buff around my face. (And yes, I still suffered from frostbite, plus I was probably borderline hypothermic!) But I did not bother bringing back-up skins, and the Trab glue never showed so much as even a hint of being anywhere near failure. (And yes, I am in violation of ISMF 5.8.12 by picki...
3/8/2017
 
So maybe I'm mainly happy because of the excellent snow and excellent weather on this summer 2016 Mount Hood tour, but the Syborg top also helps!
3/8/2017
 
Picture from a February 2015 tour from the summit of NH's Mount Washington, coping well with pretty much every type of winter snow imaginable. (Some of it even ... good!)
3/8/2017
 
Enjoying some final turns at the end of a backcountry tour near Boise back in December 2016 after the USSMA races at Brundage. This trip also highlighted the Denali's versatility: excellent in the untracked backcountry powder near Boise (Mores Creek Summit), yet also excellent the prior two days on the resort's cut-up "cake"-like powder and even the firm groomers.