What is the difference between this and the Response-X?
I clearly was missing something - this does indeed fit! Thanks Jason! I revise to 4 stars!
I have about 70k of vertical on a pair of these - between these and my skimo race skis, the rest of the quiver is not feeling much love frankly. I am 5'9", 150lbs, and ski the 170cm mounted with ski trab race bindings. I typically ski these with PDGs. On the ups, these guys deliver the goods in terms of competitive weight and nice balance point. On the downs, Fischer's ski building experience really comes through - for such a light ski, they are damp and feel solid and trustworthy while the low swing we...
In terms of next-level vest style skimo packs, the UD Skimo 18 is a clear winner. UD knows what they are doing when it comes to functional vest-style pockets for nutrition and hydration. The ski-carry is dead simple and easy to use and while not as easy to use as the Dynafit style, the crampon garage is easy enough for extra emergency skins, clothes or even crampons. I really want to love this thing and give it 5 stars but what is really killing me is that I cannot for the life of me fit a shovel in it...
Thanks - just to be clear, size 8 is medium?