2/17/2018
 
I have skied these about 20 days in backcountry in various conditions in 175cm (114-78-104), with Dynafit TLT6 boots. Overall, I was very happy with the skis although I found the radius to be a little short for my liking. The skis ski well through crust and on firm or wind affected snow. I didn't ski anything super steep or icy so can't comment on that but they performed well on 40-45 degrees. They seem well built and quite durable. I would have rated these 4.5 stars but I have recently switched to Movement...
2/27/2017
 
In my opinion, filling down the pins does not change the release value per se. However, once pins are well worn out then your boot might pop out of the binding sooner if force is applied in the right/bad angle, however, such release would not be due to the heel spinning because the release force was overcome but due to poor conditions of the pins. Hope that makes sense.
1/29/2017
 
I know many are interested about these boots (I was too) so here we go :) So far I have only one day on these boots and that's why I am giving only 4-4.5 stars as I cannot speak about durability yet. Here's what I can tell you already: My first day was a full-on backcountry skiing in our Canadian Coast Mountains - about 7500f and about 7h (with a descent off a peak - true ski mountaineering conditions). I had them on my feet for about 1h the day before to figure out how they fit. Fit: No question these a...
1/17/2017
 
I chose these to be my new race skis as they appeared stiffer/stronger than the previous model. I paired them with Hagan ZR bindings. So far, I have skied them for 5 days (including one race) and I can confirm that they ski a lot more to my liking than the older version. The tail is stiffer so even in breakable (crust) conditions it continues to carve out the turn. The float in soft deeper powder is little less than older version but overall the performance is much improved in my opinion - less chatter and ...
1/17/2017
 
Last week I had the pleasure to demo these skis on a tour in Wasatch. After much of my "unwillingness" Skimo.co guys insisted that I try them out. This is how it went: Despite wearing my brand new (and still not properly fitted) skimo race boots it took me 2 turns to figure out how to ski them - any way I wanted to. From long high speed turns to short wiggles in tight aspen trees I was absolutely amazed. The snow was good (soft powder) so I cannot speak to how they would ski crust but I have never skied su...