Gear

Adjustable “Turnamic” bindings

December 1, 2017
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  I test drove my new skis for the first time yesterday on the Great Divide, but the innovative Fischer Turnamic bindings were what I was really interested in testing.

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Christmas skiing at the Canmore Nordic Centre

December 25, 2012
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 – The trails were busy with Christmas day skiers – I’m a late-afternoon skier, usually starting around 3 pm as Helen continues to remind us, but today I broke from the routine and started at 4 pm. 🙂 When I

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What gear does Wendy require?

December 9, 2012

I enjoy receiving your direct email inquiries, and I post some of them here for a couple reasons: These are concerns that are shared by many readers and all will benefit from seeing the answers We have many readers who are more

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Gear for skiing: what to buy?

October 17, 2011

This question from Shaun Jones was submitted as a contest entry, but it’s something which is on the minds of a lot of skiers and  potential skiers at this time of year, so I’m posting it in order for others to share their advice. “I am looking to purchase new xc gear for my wife and I. […]

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Waxless or Waxable?

October 21, 2009

Should I buy waxless or waxable cross-country skis?

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Updates on West Bragg, PLPP. Where to find used gear?

December 23, 2008

I just received this email: Hello Bob, Just found your site recently. Thanks for putting this together. There was plenty of snow and sunshine at West Bragg this afternoon. -15 never felt so warm. Fresh snow has fallen since the last grooming, so the tracks are more skier-set than machine groomed. That said, the snow is […]

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