Christof N

Christof N
Gender:Male
Height:5' 11"
Weight:168 lbs
Shoe Size:US 10.25
Skier Type:Type III+ - Expert
Ski Frequency:25 - 50 days / year

Recent Posts

10/8/2019
 
Hey guys. I noticed in the specs it shows the waist width DECREASING as length increases. Am I reading this right? I’m not questioning SkiTrabs genius if that’s the case, just never seen that before in a ski line. Also, thoughts on length. This would replace my series 1 Helio 88/168cm as my speed touring/mountaineering ski. It will be used with a Travers Carbon CC boot and Titan release binding. 164 vs 171 is what I’m debating. The next ski in my quiver is a Helio 95 in 173cm, so I’d like this to be a obvio...
I have two pair of these skis in plastic, 169 and 176 length. I'm bringing ONE up to you guys to get mounted and will be my daily driver for this season here in the Wasatch, and I could use some guidance on length selection. I'm putting the Fischer Tour Speed Lite (Dynafit Superlite) on it, and using my beloved Travers Carbon boot for a full color-coordinated ensemble. At least I'll look fast, which is half the battle. I use a Helio 88/168cm for my lightest mountaineering setup, and also have a Helio 105/...
I wear size medium dynafit TLT durastretch pants. Would I need a size M TLT 3L overpant, or would sizing up to the L since it will be going over the other layers work better? Thanks.
Thanks, I came in and chatted with Eric and we also settled on the "tried and true" standard S-Glide as you recommended. Sounds like the Tipon is a neat option, but like it's been mentioned now a few times it requires a bit more attention and not quite a "set it and forget it" product. He convinced me to go with the 100mm for the Helio 88s as I'd only lose a bit of coverage on the last bit of the tip and tail where it shouldn't affect the grip and only help the glide. We'll see if my skinning technique su...



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