Type III - Aggressive
These pants have several major wins and one tremendous failure for me. I've used these regularly, but not to the point where I would expect failure, which did occur on the fly zipper. When you're out on a tour, relieve yourself, and try to zip back up only to have your zipper catastrophically fail creating a large funnel for cold air and snow directed at the most temperature-sensitive part of your body the entire time it takes you to get back to the trailhead, it will most definitely ruin your outing. ...
This boot seems like it would a competitor to the Scarpa F1. Is the ankle articulation noticeably better or comparable to the F1? My experience is that boots with tongues that advertise 60+ degrees of ankle rotation do not come anywhere close in practice because the tongue severely limits rear rotation making it hard to kick the ski out in front of you in a natural stride similar to a nordic ski. Boots like the Sytron facilitate this type of stride due to a lack of a tongue, but I am curious if this Skor...