mbillie1

mbillie1
Gender:Male
Height:5' 10"
Weight:150 lbs
Shoe Size:US 9.50
Skier Type:Type III - Aggressive
Ski Frequency:100+ days / year
My Skiing

Grew up in the northeast, now living in SLC, spending winters touring in the Wasatch and the west in general.

My Gear

Boots:
* Fischer Carbon Travers

Skis:
* Ski Trab Sintesi 171cm + Plum 150
* Movement Response-X 177cm + Ski Trab Gara Titan
* Down Lowdown 90 177 + Plum 150

Other:
* Julbo Trek / Aero
* UD Skimo 18/28 Packs
* BD Vapor

Recent Posts

How euro is the sizing on these? I’m 5’10” and 150lbs, a men’s medium in Dynafit / Black Diamond / Arcteryx etc... would I be swimming in a large?
Is the Mezzalama Alpha no longer available? I love that jacket but after 200+ days of heavy use (and many tree branches snagged going both up and down) it could use a replacement; any idea which of your jackets is most comparable?
3/2/2020
 
Not sure if I just got lucky or what? I picked up a pair for the Powderkeg (Session-X shape) and raced em with no issues whatsoever. The glue seems just right, I had no problems separating them from my skis or from themselves. They have great grip. We'll see about wet once the warmer temps hit, but so far I'm a fan. Anything to avoid DIY-tip-attachment style skins, where no matter how good a job you do, snow ends up building up under the tip... they pack pretty well too. And the price is right!!
Finally got a pair of these and realized what I've been missing. Boy these are legit. They're textured on the glue side, which makes them somehow quite easy to separate from themselves. Also despite having the 120mm waist for some fat skis, they fold in half with the rando skin-fold technique easily. Usually on wider skins that technique is harder for me anyway. The grip is superb, at least when new. I didn't find them terribly glidey but for me that's rarely my principle concern. The skin cutter was easy, ...
3/2/2020
 
These are legit! They replaced the $25 dynafit headbands for me this season. 50+ days and counting. For the price I picked up a second one. Gotta rep the local shop!



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