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    Accessories Guidebook. New Zealand Backcountry skiing.

    $10 Authored by James Broadbent. Published by NZAC 2004 'As new' condition. https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/richmond/snow-sports/guidebook-nz-backcountry-skiing/1276315379
  2. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    3 Pin Telemark boot discussion thread. Another one ....FFS!

    I have acquired some 3 pin Telemark cable bindings made by Rottefella. I plan to match these with some new Madshus Annum skis and some Scott or Garmont Excursion boots. This is a boot that many forum users have recommended to me as I venture into my early...
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    News The new Rottefella BC XC binding

    Rumors of a New Nordic Backcountry Binding from Rottefella - YouTube
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    Review NNN BC vs. NN 3 Pin 75 mm XC ski bindings. An interesting video.

    NNNBC vs NN 3 Pin XC Ski Bindings, My Thoughts - YouTube
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    Trip Report A visit to the Western Faces 24-25th August

    An account of a brief sojourn out back last month - our only real chance at classic mid-winter conditions for 2020. I don't consider myself a writer but I felt the need to put some words together. https://www.tysonmillar.com/blogged/2020/9/6/one-shot-winter I also did a brief side-country visit...
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    SnowPorn Back country ski touring in Southern Spain

    I have climbed up Mulhacen peak in Spain but I am looking at BC XC ski touring there one day. The firm that I trekked with also run ski touring trips above 3000 M. ASL in Spain. It looks amazing. https://www.spanishhighs.co.uk/ski-touring-sierra-nevada.php
  7. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report Faithful's hut/BHP.Pre BC XC season visit .May 20/2019

    Hi. Your correspondent in the field went to Buckety plain and Faithful's hut on the Bogong High Plains ( BHP)and surveyed the area for a Trap yard Gap type BHP BC XC ski trip this August . . If anyone is interested in coming with me for such a multi night snow camping and...
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    Question XC skiing at Mt.Cobbler??

    Hi. I went to Mt. Cobbler in December 2018 . It was a long drive into Lake Cobbler from Melbourne. However it did get me thinking about how the area above the tree line on Mt. Cobbler would be good to ski on. It is not too steep and you could do some really nice wide turns...
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    Sold Dynafit Radical ST 2.0 bindings 105mm brake

    For Sale - Lightly used Dynafit Radical ST 2.0 bindings - 105mm brake. In good nick. Asking price $370 - lowest retail price in AU is minimum $490. I bought them intending to put them on some Madshus Annums, but the brake width is somewhat over what would be optimal and I have other bindings...
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    Question Carter's Rd./ Tomahawk Hut/ Hut No.3???( Mt. Stirling B.C.)

    Hi. Has anyone trekked/skied into Hut No.3 from the seasonal closure gate at the top of Carter's road near TOMAHAWK HUT? . You 'd need a half decent vehicle , chains and a chainsaw but it looks possible. Conversely with a big low dump of fresh snow, skiing from the...
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    Question Bluff Hut BC ski trips: Stashing Firewood?

    Hi The Bluff Hut in the VIC ALPS has a perpetual shortage of Firewood. In Winter it would be crap in that hut with no fire. What do experienced BC skiers do if they are basing themselves at the Bluff Hut or snow camping next to it for a spot of BC XC ski...
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    Question Lost Plain,Wellington Plains,Kelly Hut etc. BC XC skiing???

    Hi Has anyone skied the terrain around Lost Plain, Mt. Arbuckle, Mt. Reynard and the Wellington Plains? What is winter access out there like? There is no snow clearing on the Tamboritha or Howitt roads . What about skiing past the winter gate on the...
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    Question Skiing Dargo High Plains from the Southern gate.

    Hi I have discovered a place that intrigues me: The Dargo High Plains.Yes, I know I am a bit late at finding this area. Having obtained various maps of the area I can now see that the seasonal road closure gate to the south of Lankey Plains Hut is located ...