thomc

thomc
Gender:Male
Height:6' 2"
Weight:195 lbs
Shoe Size:US 12.00
Skier Type:Type III - Aggressive
Ski Frequency:1 - 9 days / year
Learn more about me at:
http://thomsgear.blogspot.com/
My Skiing

resort and moderate ski mountaineering objectives (Vallee blanche, SLC side/backcountry, etc.) Enjoy access to and descents from high places. Better climber than skier, very moderately accomplished, and getting less so every day.

My Gear

dynafit tlt5s, tl6 performance cls, trab stelvio, dynafit speed turn. dynafit denali, speed superlight, movement vertex, plumb guide, atomic 78s, Blizzard Zero 108s, dynafit rotation

Recent Posts

This does what it should so well in winter. You can strip it and it is good in summer. The compression straps are stiff and hard to tighten but work and don’t wear out. It is a bit boxy, but not an issue in a pack this size. Smallest pack that could carry 2 pair skis, and does have a tow hook contrary to the description.
I’ve used the hair net helmet carrier from Salomon and it held
4/10/2018
 
Hey Dane, how easy is it getting in and out of these, compared both to a dynafit or a step in like Fritschi binding? Thanks
This is a really nice ski for inbounds, side country and backcountry where you don't mind the very un-Skimo weight. And it's not really that heavy on the up, although I'm yet to break trail in 45 degree Wasatch style with half a foot or more of new. I have enjoyed them every bit of the half dozen days thus far, mostly inbounds, both for up and down. I have not tried them in much powder (4" at Jay in the east is nice when you get it.I will then be able to assess whether they ski as firm as they feel. Like ma...
2/21/2018
 
Great helmet for warmer weather skimo activities. I will admit I don't always wear a helmet ski mountaineering, but when I do this is perfect. It works well with goggles, headlamp, and the venting is much better than my 20 year old Giro, which I still use for colder days in bounds, and which my son is less embarrassed by (I bought the white because while black is cool, white is cooler.) He claims I look like a mushroom. Regardless, it does exactly what I wanted, replaces skiing in an old Meteor, and address...



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