Skimo Co
Dave K

Dave K




5' 10"


136 lbs

Shoe Size


Skier Type

Type III - Aggressive

Ski Frequency:

50 - 99 days / year

Recent Posts

Are there two generations of Guide heel baseplates for brakes? I swapped out my crappy old Guide brakes for the new "red button" brakes and had to file and dremel screw heads. Now the fore/aft adjustment is much less! Seems a new generation baseplate (if it exists) would have a wider centre channel to accommodate the wider screw head. The original Guide baseplate for brakes centre channel is 6 mm. Can you measure the current generation please and advise?
I bought a pair of these with euros a few years back. I have about 45 days on them and figure that is enough time to give them a fair review. They will do what they are intended, which is spring climbing and skiing. The waterproof membrane is waterproof for sure, but lacks significant breathability. The keeper loops were completely detached itself and disappeared whilst out skiing one day...I didn't even know I was littering. The other keeper loop was cut off promptly the next morning before he...

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