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Jake D

Jake D




5' 4"


140 lbs

Shoe Size

US 12.00

Skier Type

Type III - Aggressive

Ski Frequency:


Recent Posts

I've been using this ski all spring and it's easily the best ski mountaineering ski I've used to date. Edge hold is bomber, the light weight makes hop turns a breeze, tip rocker helps keep you on top of the inevitable deproach shmoo. Perfect flex for me, not soft but not harsh or chattery either. I'm 185 lbs sans pack and the 171 is just right even once I'm loaded up for a big day. Paired with Plum 170s and Scarpa F1s. After seeing durability issues with other skis that don't have full edge coverage a...
I'm told that the stated lengths include the rocker, by measuring along the contour of the ski. What's the length directly from tip to tail? I'm trying to figure out if the 168cm would be a hassle for my wife to manage on the skin track, or if they're actually pretty close to what she has already, due to the amount of rocker.
Does the thinner liner give any more room in the 1.0?
This pack feels close to wonderful but misses the mark on a few points for me. Like: - Light weight for the volume - Fast ski carry that can fit larger-than-race skis - Mesh pockets are convenient for quick storage of extra layers, gloves, skins, drinks Don't like: - Lid is fixed in such a way that it does not tuck in to the main compartment very well. Consequently flops around when full and main compartment is not. - No way to mount a bottle holder securely. What looks in the product photos like a pote...
If you haven't been able to fit into this boot in the past, this is your year. I fit into this boot with only the slightest punch, which is almost unheard of for me. Very comfortable. It is incredibly stiff for how light it is and has excellent no-resistance ROM (seems substantially better than my Aliens). The power strap design is also very efficient, if you aren't going to rip it off. All I could ask for is an Alien-style lever that didn't require messing with pant cuffs (or cutting holes in them), but I'...

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