Turnamic(r), NIS plate is important for Nanogrip, Skintec, high tech waxless – tune the grip by adjusting the balance point

Turnamic(r) is the upgraded NIS with a built-in lever for adjusting the binding position. With NIS one needs to use a metal lever to release the NNN binding from the NIS plate. How to use your NIS plate - Madshus video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ybDz65KjWU Choosing the Right Race Skis – Part 3: Get the Most Out of … Continue reading Turnamic(r), NIS plate is important for Nanogrip, Skintec, high tech waxless – tune the grip by adjusting the balance point

Hok is my out the door skis, I can ski even on only a few inches of snow

The Hok is my out the door ski. Even when there are only a few inches of snow I can still ski. The base and mohair are tough so rocks, roots, when the snow is shallow aren’t an issue. The mohair gives excellent grip and tracking even on shallow snow or icy crust, but it … Continue reading Hok is my out the door skis, I can ski even on only a few inches of snow

“Time for some corduroy on the snow” with Human Powered Trail Grooming

"Time for some corduroy on the snow" with Human Powered Trail Grooming http://www.humanpoweredtrailgrooming.com/ I am glad that I got both the Skate Lane and Classic Tracks models. There has been just enough snow, again, to pack tracks with the Skate Lane model without the wings out. Not enough snow yet to set a classic track. … Continue reading “Time for some corduroy on the snow” with Human Powered Trail Grooming

Skishoes, Sliding Snowshoes, Bushwacking Skis, Skinbased High Tech Mohair Skis

There are a number of products in the Skishoes, Sliding Snowshoes, Bushwacking Skis category: Finally there are some replacements for the old Trak Bushwacker skis. Most of them are also skinbased, use high tech mohair, for better grip than fishscales. Altai Skis  - http://www.altaiskis.com  LL Bean, Eastern Mountain Sports list both sizes of the Hok … Continue reading Skishoes, Sliding Snowshoes, Bushwacking Skis, Skinbased High Tech Mohair Skis

Hok by AltaiSkis, my out the door skis, I can ski even on only a few inches of snow

The Hok is my out the door ski. Even when there are only a few inches of snow I can still ski. The base and mohair are tough so rocks, roots, when the snow is shallow aren't an issue. The mohair gives excellent grip and tracking even on shallow snow or icy crust, but it … Continue reading Hok by AltaiSkis, my out the door skis, I can ski even on only a few inches of snow