If you're considering touring with these skis then you'll have the experience, technique and strength required to make the most of the deepest untracked in the backcountry. Touring Bindings Marker Kingpin 13 Alpine Touring Binding Photo courtesy of Marker. You guessed!! BlACK CROWS NAVIS HEAD KORE 99 W DYNASTAR VERTICAL DEER ADD. We spend most of the day skinning so you need this to be fun. These are pretty specialised fat freestyle skis designed to turn tricks in the backcountry. DYNAFIT DNA In Stock Only. BLIZZARD BRAHMA Advances in ski construction and materials means that ski widths that would once have been hopelessly heavy for touring can now be made with weights that allow their use in the backcountry. These might be your usual lift-served skis but with alpine touring bindings and climbing skins, or a separate AT specific pair altogether. Skimo race boots are generally too flimsy for driving wider skis, and stiff 130 flex boots are overkill on narrow touring skis. NORDICA ENFONCER 93 Back in the day all skis were skinny and straight and usually really, really long. K2 PINNACLE 95 TI FISCHER HANNIBAL These skis are also a great choice for lift-assisted side-country tours and heliskiiing. You can view your wishlist by creating or login account. SCOTT SUPERGUIDE 88 WOMEN Skier's had to initiate turns by offsetting the skis in order to create an arc (tele skiing). LINE SAKANA BLIZZARD SHEEVA 10 Now skis have curved shapes and improved performance and help turning. These skis have waists over 100 mm, loads of float and are the skis you see in just about all the offpiste / backcountry ski videaos. In this section, we briefly touch on how ski touring quiver slots relate to ski size. These are pre-mounted touring ski packages that include skis, bindings, skins. KASTLETX82  Advances in ski design and materials in the last few years mean that many alpine skis weigh much less than previous models, so they can be considered for ski touring. SALOMON MTN EXPLORE 95 K2 MINDBENDER 90C ALLIANCE My other option is the enforcer 100 179"? BLACK CROWS DAEMON BLACK CROWS ORB BLACK CROWS ATRIS BIRDIE In the backcountry, it’s up to you to haul your own equipment up the mountain. ATOMIC BACKLAND 85 While fat skis make skiing deep snow much easier, they tend to be harder work on ice, so are not the most versatile backcountry tools. Please note: comments must be approved before they are published. Touring is typically done off- piste and outside of ski resorts, and may extend over a period of more than one day. £10.00. On Sale Only. This way you can ski how you want in the backcountry and know you’re not carrying unnecessary weight. Materials like carbon fiber, paulownia, beech, poplar and bamboo are often used to lighten the skis, since you will be taking thousands of steps uphill with weight on your feet. Filters. Just a little heavy to tour in. DYNAFIT SPEEDFIT 84 W I had the change to buy some cost price Salomon shift bindings so also have them. SCOTT SLIGHT 93 TRAB MAESTRO VOLKL MANTRA V WERKS I would guess if you like both of those lengths, somewhere between 177 and 180 would be a good ski touring length. BLIZZARD RUSTLER 9 FACTION CANDIDE 2.0 BLACK CROWS VERTIS If you weigh a little more for your height, ski very fast wide-open turns, or intend on skiing with a heavy pack - then we would suggest sizing to the upper end of your range. If you're looking for ski for covering long distances, for a ski that will not be tiring when climbing since it's still light, then take a look at the efficient skis. FACTION PRIME 4.0 Don't get caught up too much on the sidecut and turning radius. We talked about how to size skis from our height and weight. We call skis with waists between 85-100 mm  "Free-Tour" skis., the backcountry equivalent of free-ride. HEAD KORE 93 These skis generally weigh a little more than the efficient series models but offer superior soft and deep snow performance. KASTLE FX96 HP HEAD KORE 105 BLIZZARD RUSTLER 11 Wider than race skis, Efficient skis have a waist of 70-85 mm, are lightweight and can be considered the latest generation of "traditional" touring skis. ZAG UBAC 89. FACTION PRIME 2.0 Check out SKI’s Gear of the Year AT Boot on Amazon: Atomic Backland Carbon AT Boot. FACTION CANDIDE 3.0 Most touring skis have a combination of both rocker and camber. Then you've a margin of effort to play with and can use a wider ski without losing speed over the day. ATOMIC BACKLAND 95 All rights reserved. STOCKLI EDGE 88 The best alpine touring skis are those that you feel most comfortable with for the terrain and type of snow you’ll be riding on. haute route plus light weight ski touring ski and custom made skins. LINE VISION 98 The important next step when selection alpine touring skis is to look at ski geometry. BLIZZARD ZERO G 105 To help you choose which models best suit your skiing style and touring itineries we have listed our skis in four "Touring Categories": Touring Race, Touring Efficient, Touring Free-Ski and Touring Powder. Any ski recommendations. SCOTT SCRAPPER 115 Ending Sunday at 8:29AM GMT 4d 5h. ZAG H-95 LADY I won’t need to be racing up so being super light doesn’t matter, I like a stiff stable ski. Please create account through ##customer_email## email, ski touring industry is growing faster and faster, Recreational Level 1 Avalanche Training Preparation Tips. ​​​​​​​ZAG UBAC 95 LADY. Our choice for the best overall touring product is the Dynafit Radical ST 2.0. They can also be a good choice for fitness skiers who will be skiing down resort slopes, the minimal weight makes them good fun on the piste....up to a certain speed!! ZAG UBAC 95 VOLKL M5 MANTRA Free-tour skis are the best choice for skiers who are prepared to work a little more on the uphill, for skiers looking for downhill performance in all the snow conditions we find in the backcountry. NORDICA ENFONCER 100 £12.00 postage. STOCKLI STORMRIDER 95 Ending Thursday at 12:17PM GMT 1d 8h. Have the right ski clothing is also important – ski touring is hard work, so you’ll need clothes with maximum breathability. Compare product. K2 TALKBACK 88 W Give them the present you know they'll like! BLACK CROWS CAMOX BIRDIE For Powder and Freeride skiing, size does matter. Stock & Sale Options. VOILE HYPERVECTOR BC  While Skimo competitors manage to ski these skis well in all snow conditions, it has to be said that these are not the easiest skis offpiste; the narrow width limits float while the short length reduces directional stability. SCOTT SCRAPPER 95 Read on to see more factors that will play a roll in deciding an appropriate length ski. K2 Miss Baker Alpine Touring Skis with Bindings- Women's '09 Style T07091 150 GBP, Collection Only, Happy to throw in a ski bag as well 167cm, minor cosmetic scratches, AMAZING alpine touring/randonee setup! DYNAFIT PDG Next Post →. We've listed our alpine touring boots using the same "Touring Category" choices: Touring Race, Touring Efficient and Touring Free-Ski. Alpine Touring. We're here to help!! DYNASTAR VERTICAL (Yoga helps if you're determined to use longer skis). I would highly advise looking at a lighter oriented boot, especially if it’s a dedicated touring boot. MOONLIGHT EAGLE CARBON 95 Looking to get a resort touring set up. Blizzard Zero G 105 Alpine Touring Ski - 2021. Best Overall Alpine Touring / AT Bindings for Backcountry Skiing: Dynafit Radical ST 2.0. Home alpine-touring skis Sort. NORDICA ENFORCER 100 Will that be too short? VOLKL 90EIGHT DYNAFIT PDG Like its mal £150. Narrow short skis designed for skimo (SKI Mountaineering) use and fitness training, when fitness means climbing as fast as possible. Alpine touring requires skis (duh), AT bindings, AT boots, skins, and poles. FACTION AGENT 2.0x Ski touring is skiing in the backcountry on unmarked or unpatrolled areas. BlACK CROWS NAVIS FREEBIRD Shop by price. FILTER Filters. These skis are by definition heavier and require more work when skinning, especially should you encounter icy traverses. BLIZZARD ZERO G 95 BLACK DIAMOND HELIO 95 ← Previous Post VOLKL MANTRA V WERKS. Alpine touring skis are shorter and wider than most other skis, for easier maneuverability (and so you don't sink in the snow). Hi, I’m an experienced skier who has got through mid level instructor courses. K2 MINDBENDER 99TI SCOTT SUPERGUIDE 95 2020 BLIZZARD RUSTLER 9 Some names to keep in mind are rocker, camber, sidecut and turning radius. DPS ALCHEMIST WAILER 99 STOCKLI STORMRIDER 105 Ad posted 23 days ago BLACK CROWS CAMOX BIRDIE HEAD KORE 99 The shorter they are, the more weight saved for the uphill and better dexterity in tight conditions. However, “fat” alpine touring skis like the Moment Wildcat Tour and the Atomic Backland 117 are incredibly fun on the downhill and will cater to those who live for days of cold smoke. SCOTT SCRAPPER 105 LINE SICK DAY 114 STOCKLI EDGE 100 Backcountry skiers covering long distances will want a lightweight mid-fat ski that climbs well and skis well in most snow conditions, from ice to powder. Filters. Super light weight! SCOTT SCRAPPER 95 And alpine touring boots are lighter, more flexible and more comfortable than downhill boots. FACTION DICTATOR 3.0 This generally means that the ski should not be longer than your height, and probably about 10 cm shorter. BLACK DIAMOND HELIO REACON 105 However, you don't want to size down too much because your weight and height could overpower the ski. ZAG UBAC 102 Currently ski a blizzard bonafide 173 and love it. DYNASTAR MYTHIC 97 PRO Now skis have curved shapes and … BLACK CROWS VERTIS ATOMIC BENT CHETLER 100 BLACK CROWS ORB FREEBIRD A heavy ski can easily go unnoticed when riding lifts, but it will quickly become fatiguing as you slog up the skin track. Sign up for our newsletter for stories, gear reviews, and all the latest Cripple Creek News! Quiver slots describe the intended style and use of your alpine touring skis. BLACK CROWS CAMOX FREEBIRD 0 bids. Modern ski design and materials enable the manufacturers to build touring skis that are robust, that ski well and very light. K2 WAYBACK 80 LINE SAKANA Try to have a coherent set-up with boots of the same category as the skis. ATOMIC BACKLAND 85 W These are narrower alpine skis designed for use mainly on piste but that can also be used in moderate offpiste conditions. There are a variety of AT bindings on the market these days, ranging from alpine-touring specific to resort/backcountry hybrid bindings. These skis are generally touring specific models with medium flex and medium radius sidecuts. BLIZZARD RUSTLER 10 The international Skimo regulations specify a minimum length of 160 cm for men and 150 cm for women, and since every gram counts, race skis are usually these lengths, or maybe a few cm longer for additional stability / skiability. Thoughts? One of the important factors for sizing an alpine touring ski is the quiver slot you choose. For a more in-depth description on quiver slots, check out our, For competing and exercise-focused touring, Thinking about entering a ski mountaineering race? These skis are also a good choice for small and lighter skiers who may find the wider models too heavy for pleasant climbing. Do you usually ski with skiers who are stronger than you? Excellent fun when conditions are right, fat skis are definately the way to go if you're lucky enough to only ski powder, and are either un-naturally strong or will only be climbing relatively short routes. FACTION CANDIDE 4.0 K2 TALKBACK 88 W VOLKL M5 FACTION CANDIDE 2.0 55 out of 5 stars from 1 reviews51. SCOTT SUPERGUIDE 95 2019 BLACK CROWS CAMOX You’ll either not tour much or be buying a new boot next season! SORRY. A good choice for "sidecountry" skiing if you are lucky enough to live where it dumps often, and of course for heliskiing. Alpine Touring Skis We curate a special selection of lightweight yet high-performing touring skis that match your mountain goals. When skinning you need a ski that will be short enough for you to easily make kick-turns when climbing. The. 11 bids. LINE PANDORA 84 SCOTT SPEEDGUIDE 89 Your skis can be just like the ones you use at the resort, though most people opt for a fatter ski when they head into the backcountry because more surface area means you don’t sink … Ski touring combines elements of Nordic and alpine skiing and embraces such sub-disciplines as Telemark and randonnée. Many of these skis are alpine models that also tour well, or high performance touring skis, and the downhill performance of many of these is superior to the lighter models. SCOTT SPEEDGUIDE 95 The balance of the two are deciding factors in how the ski will perform in specific conditions. ZAG UBAC 95 LADY. The construction of alpine touring skis is really what sets them apart from the norm. When touring it's important that the group has a more or less similar level of fitness and endurance. Many of these skis have been designed specifically for ski touring, while others are alpine models that lend themselves well to being used for ski touring and backcountry skiing. ATOMIC BACKLAND 65 UL BLIZZARD BONAFIDE © 2004 - 2021 Telemark-Pyrenees. On the downside, this also means more weight and just more ski to manage. These skis are based around Atomic’s ultralight woodcore making them incredibly light (weighing in at no more than 3 pounds per ski) for easy and effortless ascending. FISCHER TRANSALP 82 CARBON Then we got into the nitty gritty of ski geometry. LINE PANDORA 84 Powder or Freeride boards are going to be sized differently to Ski Mountaineering tools which will be sized differently to All Mountain skis. SCOTT SUPERGUIDE 88 Here is the basic work flow for selecting a pair of alpine touring skis: Those are the nuts and bolts of how to size an alpine touring ski. At Telemark Pyrenees we stock a huge range of skis that can be used for alpine ski touring. BLACK CROWS OVA FREEBIRD G3 Alpine Touring Skis Bundle (see included items . FISCHER RANGER 92 TI These are powder skis that offer the very best performance in the deepest soft snow conditions. or Best Offer. But conversely, they’ll be heavier for touring uphill and be challenging to maneuver when in tight trees or narrow couloirs. ZAG H-95 Probably not the best choice for beginners since turn initiation may be a little more demanding in difficult snow conditions, and the slight weight disadvantage compared to true touring skis can tire less experienced skiers faster. You're probably wondering why you've landed here of all places. There are a number of factors that go into a ski's geometry, all of them affecting how the ski performs. LINE PESCADO HEAD KORE 117 We hope this information is useful for you. FACTION PRIME 3.0 BLIZZARD SHEEVA 9 Im 5’10" and weigh 170.I have new boots that do all bindings and have new Salomon shift bindings. Mounted with touring bindings they can be a good choice for skiers who ski mainly in resorts but want one pair of skis with which to also tour occasionally. BLACK DIAMOND HELIO 105 BLACK CROWS ANIMA K2 WAYBACK 88 Skis with progressive tips tend to be longer and one needs to take this  into account when deciding which length to choose. $799.95. ATOMIC BACKLAND 78 W SCOTT SPEEDGUIDE 80 You’re in the right range with the skis that you mentioned (184-177). G3 Alpine Touring Skis Bundle (see included items below) £380.00. VOILE HYPERVECTOR These are often only a little heavier than true touring skis and can offer superior downhill performance. The following will cover everything you need on our chamonix ski touring course and our ski touring holidays – some items on or ski touring kit list are only needed on particular (eg multiday) tours – as indicated in the notes. Type To Filter. The Alpina Control 64 NIS Cross Country Skis require NIS … STOCKLI STORMRIDER 95 Many of these skis have been designed specifically for ski touring, while others are alpine models that lend themselves well to being used for ski touring and backcountry skiing. STOCKLI STORMRIDER 88 K2 FULLUVIT 95 TI W FACTION PRODIGY 3.0 SALOMON S/LAB X-ALP If you're looking for these then you almost certainly don't need any advice!! However there are always differences and the choice of gear can help mitigate these. DPS ALCHEMIST WAILER 99 FISCHER TRANSALP 90 CARBO DESMAN ANETO 87 Back in the day all skis were skinny and straight and usually really, really long. LINE PANDORA 94 We discussed different styles of ski touring and their associated quiver slots and how that can affect our ski selection. Buy alpine touring skis and get the best deals at the lowest prices on eBay! FACTION DICTATOR 4.0 Always waiting for the others to catch up? Ski Mountaineers want to climb and descend as many vertical metres as possible and count every gram: uphill performance is as important as the downhill. Many skiers are also using alpine skis for touring. VOILE ULTRAVECTOR BC However, they are secondary points to the larger considerations of length/width and camber/sidecut. VOILE HYPER V6 LINE SICK DAY 104 DYNAFIT SPEEDFIT 84 Only buy a backcountry ski of 115mm+ if you plan on skiing regularly in deep conditions or Alaska-type lines that require a big, powerful ski … Choose these skis if you're racing or a performance fitness fanatic timing each outing. BLIZZARD SHEEVA 10 BLIZZARD ZERO RACE The longer they are, the more stability they’ll bring at high speeds and big arching turns. This helps reduce the overall setup weight for uphill travel and allows you to have more maneuverability while skiing in variable backcountry conditions. LINE SICK DAY 94 KASTLE BMX115 SCOTT SCRAPPER 115 LINE SICK DAY 94 DYNASTAR VERTICAL DOE W a few years old now but never worn for riding. DPS ALCHEMIST WAILER 112 RP2 ATOMIC BACKLAND 102 W LINE PANDORA 104 ATOMIC BENT CHETLER 100 BLIZZARD SHEEVA 9 We are shipping to all destinations. I’m 175 out of ski boots and 84 kg; ski gotamas in 184 and mantras in 177, find short skis unbearable; just thinking of first tour gear, going to start with k2 pinnacle boots 130; for my height have shorter legs, what would you advise for ski height if you can share an opinion? FACTION PRIME 4.0 Snowleader UK, your No1 online ski … LINE PANDORA 94 BLACK CROWS CAPTIS Reorder. FACTION DICTATOR 2.0 For floating in powder or maintaining stability during fast descents, the extra length, width and mass will play to your advantage. DPS TOUR1 WAILER 99  £15.00 postage. I have some Salomon qst 120 with low tech insert soles. It is similar to backcountry skiing. K2 WAYBACK 96 ATOMIC BACKLAND 78 UL If so then try and save a few grams using a lighter ski, it'll make the trip more fun for you. In theory, all you need is a pair of light skis with touring skins fitted with a pair of touring bindings, a pair of ski poles, a backpack and technical clothes that will help keep your body at the right temperature. Ski touring has evolved and now encompasses a wide range of different skiing styles and adventure skiing. BACK. NORDICA ENFONCER FREE 104 Ski touring requires specific equipment - skis with touring bindings, ski touring boots, climbing skins, ski crampons and of course avalanche safety equipment. Postal Service may be delayed, we recommend UPS or DHL. FACTION CANDIDE 2.0x Mlle Climbing with these is fantastic, the minimal weight helps the metres fall away and the narrow sidecut helps them grip well in icy conditions. 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