10/2/2013
 
This is a great binding. It's durable, reliable, insanely lightweight and also insanely expensive. If you want a binding specifically for ultra-long distance speed touring where the skinning is as important as the skiing this would be a good binding. If you're into the skimo race scene it's a great binding. Keep in mind that the toe piece on this binding automatically locks and stays locked in touring mode 100% of the time. If you want a little more perceived (and probably actual) safety as far as relea...
10/2/2013
 
This was (and is) my current skimo race ski. I've skiied it for one season. I've been very happy with it for what it is. I've been able to ski in all conditions with it and it's primary downfall is of course, breakable crust. Drop into the backseat and you can usually shake yourself loose. It's a surprisingly durable ski with the sidewalls surviving many hits by hidden rocks. The topsheet is fairly thin and subject to scratching, but why would I (or you?) care? I bought it to skimo race and it does t...