Dynafit Tourlite 3 Size 43 Alpine Ski Touring. Now skis have curved shapes and improved performance and help turning. Again, they are secondary factors to your height/weight, quiver slot, and skier ability. ZAG UBAC 95 SCOTT SCRAPPER 105 FACTION AGENT 2.0x Back in the day all skis were skinny and straight and usually really, really long. The important next step when selection alpine touring skis is to look at ski geometry. SALOMON MTN EXPLORE 95 The relatively narrow width means these skis tend to be very versatile, gripping well on ice and coping well in deep snow. LINE SICK DAY 104 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. 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. Don't get caught up too much on the sidecut and turning radius. ZAG H-95 LADY BLACK CROWS VERTIS BIRDIE For floating in powder or maintaining stability during fast descents, the extra length, width and mass will play to your advantage. LINE PANDORA 84 VOILE OBJECTIVE The balance of the two are deciding factors in how the ski will perform in specific conditions. BLACK CROWS ANIMA 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. Super light weight! Buy alpine touring skis and get the best deals at the lowest prices on eBay! Alpina Control 64 NIS Cross Country Skis. 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. 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. 0 bids. These skiers want a lightweight ski for efficient uphill combined with a medium-stiff flex for skiing down on the hardpack. HEAD KORE 117 Ski touring combines elements of Nordic and alpine skiing and embraces such sub-disciplines as Telemark and randonnée. All rights reserved. VOLKL 90EIGHT This way you can ski how you want in the backcountry and know you’re not carrying unnecessary weight. G3 Alpine Touring Skis Bundle (see included items . ATOMIC BACKLAND 95 Most touring skis have a combination of both rocker and camber. Compare product. Touring is typically done off- piste and outside of ski resorts, and may extend over a period of more than one day. BLIZZARD SHEEVA 9 These might be your usual lift-served skis but with alpine touring bindings and climbing skins, or a separate AT specific pair altogether. K2 WAYBACK 88 K2 TALKBACK 88 W Touring Bindings Marker Kingpin 13 Alpine Touring Binding Photo courtesy of Marker. K2 MINDBENDER 90C ALLIANCE DPS ALCHEMIST WAILER 99 Then you've a margin of effort to play with and can use a wider ski without losing speed over the day. BLACK CROWS ORB DYNASTAR VERTICAL DEER FACTION PRIME 3.0 BLACK CROWS DAEMON £15.00 postage. ATOMIC BACKLAND 78 UL Nice to have a pair or two if you're lucky enough to have a "quiver" of skis..... BLACK DIAMOND HELIO 116 SCOTT SCRAPPER 95 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. STOCKLI STORMRIDER 88 SORRY. VOILE HYPERCHARGER WOMEN  K2 MINDBENDER 99TI BLACK CROWS CAMOX These are pre-mounted touring ski packages that include skis, bindings, skins. FISCHER TRANSALP 90 CARBO VOLKL MANTRA V WERKS Then we got into the nitty gritty of ski geometry. 55 out of 5 stars from 1 reviews51. Hopefully, this information shed some light on the seemingly daunting process of choosing touring skis. Dynafit Seven Summit Alpine Touring Packages The introduction of the Seven Summit Ski Set shook the touring world upon its first announcement. I have some Salomon qst 120 with low tech insert soles. HEAD KORE 99 W On alpine downhill bindings and traditional bar/rail design touring bindings, the lateral release function is at the toe – whereas on most pin bindings the lateral release function is at the heel (apart from Fritschi Tecton and Vipec bindings, which have lateral release at the toe). STOCKLI STORMRIDER 95 LINE PANDORA 94 ​​​​​​​ZAG UBAC 95 LADY. You're probably wondering why you've landed here of all places. LINE SICK DAY 114 Skimo race boots are generally too flimsy for driving wider skis, and stiff 130 flex boots are overkill on narrow touring skis. Climbing with these is fantastic, the minimal weight helps the metres fall away and the narrow sidecut helps them grip well in icy conditions. 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. Many skiers are also using alpine skis for touring. ZAG H-95 With top brands, Black Crows, K2, Volkl, Movement and more. These skis are designed to be as light as possible. Great Savings & Free Delivery / Collection on many items KASTLETX82  DYNAFIT SPEEDFIT 84 Alpine Touring Skis At Telemark Pyrenees we stock a huge range of skis that can be used for alpine ski touring. FISCHER RANGER 99 TI or Best Offer. One of the important factors for sizing an alpine touring ski is the quiver slot you choose. © 2004 - 2021 Telemark-Pyrenees. Snowleader UK, your No1 online ski … To show these we've added the categories Freeride All Mountain, Freeride Powder, Piste and Backcountry Freestyle. Im looking at the nordica enforcer 104 at 172". My other option is the enforcer 100 179"? These skis are generally touring specific models with medium flex and medium radius sidecuts. DYNASTAR VERTICAL Sidecountry skiers only venture a short distance from the resort and usually prefer performance downhill skis. K2 TALKBACK 96 W More width makes these more stable with better floatation in fresh and spring snow. Blizzard Zero G 105 Alpine Touring Ski - 2021. SCOTT SPEEDGUIDE 80 BLIZZARD RUSTLER 10 DYNASTAR PIERRA MENTA F-TEAM. In general, we advise our customers to size alpine touring skis a bit shorter than a alpine resort ski. ATOMIC BACKLAND 65 UL Shop by price. ATOMIC BACKLAND 117 $799.95. Lighter skis excel on the climb and are easier to handle when performing kick turns. Filters. Best Overall Alpine Touring / AT Bindings for Backcountry Skiing: Dynafit Radical ST 2.0. SCOTT SPEEDGUIDE 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. NORDICA ENFONCER 100 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. In Stock Only. On Sale Only. HEAD KORE 93 At Telemark Pyrenees we stock a huge range of skis that can be used for alpine ski touring. ATOMIC BENT CHETLER 100 VOILE HYPERVECTOR V6 BC You can view your wishlist by creating or login account. VOLKL MANTRA V WERKS. 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. DPS ALCHEMIST WAILER 112 RP2 VOILE HYPERVECTOR BC  haute route plus light weight ski touring ski and custom made skins. Alpine touring requires skis (duh), AT bindings, AT boots, skins, and poles. Postal Service may be delayed, we recommend UPS or DHL. Back in the day all skis were skinny and straight and usually really, really long. VOILE HYPER V6 DYNASTAR VERTICAL DOE W Ad posted 23 days ago ATOMIC BACKLAND 107 It is similar to backcountry skiing. SCOTT SUPERGUIDE 95 2020 11 bids. DPS TOUR1 WAILER 99  FACTION PRIME 4.0 DYNASTAR MYTHIC 87 CA Ski touring requires specific equipment - skis with touring bindings, ski touring boots, climbing skins, ski crampons and of course avalanche safety equipment. BLIZZARD ZERO G 95 K2 PINNACLE 95 TI Jon, LINE MORDECAI 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. FACTION CANDIDE 5.0 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. 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. DYNAFIT PDG ZAG H-96 Choose these skis if you're racing or a performance fitness fanatic timing each outing. STOCKLI STORMRIDER 88 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. DYNAFIT PDG FISCHER HANNIBAL I’ve started to settle in back in the UK after another superb season where the weather was kind for the most part, the snow was excellent although we endured a couple of tough patches, and we had some new clients mix in with our regular faithful’s. 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 95 Hi, im getting back into the ski scene and am looking at doing some touring as well. TRAB MAESTRO Skier's had to initiate turns by offsetting the skis in order to create an arc (tele skiing). VOLKL M5 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. G3 Alpine Touring Skis Bundle (see included items below) £380.00. The latest freeride skis are often not much heavier than dedicated touring skis and can be an excellent choice for strong confident tourers wanting the best possible downhill performance while touring. LINE SIR FRANCIS BACON FACTION CANDIDE 4.0 ATOMIC BACKLAND 102 W Ski touring has always been a great way to keep fit and the latest trend is "resort - fitness touring" where skiers skin up the pistes or (better) next to them, then ski back down the pistes. £10.00. ZAG UBAC 95 LADY. Modern ski design and materials enable the manufacturers to build touring skis that are robust, that ski well and very light. I won’t need to be racing up so being super light doesn’t matter, I like a stiff stable ski. FISCHER TRANSALP 82 CARBON Alpine Touring Ski Weights. I’m 173 cm 72kg. The Alpina Control 64 NIS Cross Country Skis require NIS … Stock & Sale Options. Next Post →. 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? For Powder and Freeride skiing, size does matter. We call skis with waists between 85-100 mm  "Free-Tour" skis., the backcountry equivalent of free-ride. FISCHER RANGER 102 FR (Yoga helps if you're determined to use longer skis). We spend most of the day skinning so you need this to be fun. £12.00 postage. BLACK CROWS CAMOX FREEBIRD These are powder skis that offer the very best performance in the deepest soft snow conditions. Narrow short skis designed for skimo (SKI Mountaineering) use and fitness training, when fitness means climbing as fast as possible. ATOMIC BACKLAND 85 You’re in the right range with the skis that you mentioned (184-177). Thoughts? BlACK CROWS NAVIS HEAD KORE 105 MOONLIGHT EAGLE CARBON 95 However, they are secondary points to the larger considerations of length/width and camber/sidecut. LINE SICK DAY 94 Alpine Touring. BLACK DIAMOND HELIO 95 However there are always differences and the choice of gear can help mitigate these. SALOMON S/LAB X-ALP KASTLE BMX115 A heavy ski can easily go unnoticed when riding lifts, but it will quickly become fatiguing as you slog up the skin track. BLACK CROWS VERTIS K2 WAYBACK 96 NORDICA ENFONCER FREE 104 Alpine Touring Skis We curate a special selection of lightweight yet high-performing touring skis that match your mountain goals. Quiver slots describe the intended style and use of your alpine touring skis. 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. Im 5’10" and weigh 170.I have new boots that do all bindings and have new Salomon shift bindings. KASTLE FX96 HP BLIZZARD BONAFIDE KASTLE TX90 LINE SICK DAY 94 The longer they are, the more stability they’ll bring at high speeds and big arching turns. Our choice for the best overall touring product is the Dynafit Radical ST 2.0. 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! These are often only a little heavier than true touring skis and can offer superior downhill performance. But conversely, they’ll be heavier for touring uphill and be challenging to maneuver when in tight trees or narrow couloirs. These skis are also a great choice for lift-assisted side-country tours and heliskiiing. VOILE ULTRAVECTOR BC SORRY. VOILE HYPERVECTOR WOMEN BLIZZARD SHEEVA 10 BLACK CROWS NOCTA If so then try and save a few grams using a lighter ski, it'll make the trip more fun for you. The. Reorder. LINE PANDORA 104 ATOMIC BENT CHETLER 100 ZAG UBAC 102 In the backcountry, it’s up to you to haul your own equipment up the mountain. NORDICA ENFONCER 93 SCOTT SUPERGUIDE 88 BLIZZARD ZERO G 95 BLACK CROWS ATRIS Alpine Touring. 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!! There are a variety of AT bindings on the market these days, ranging from alpine-touring specific to resort/backcountry hybrid bindings. Should you like some suggestions or help selecting the best model for your needs, please get in touch. A good choice for "sidecountry" skiing if you are lucky enough to live where it dumps often, and of course for heliskiing. K2 WAYBACK 80 Ski touring is an adventure, it’s going off piste and rely on your legs and your mind. BlACK CROWS NAVIS FREEBIRD BLACK DIAMOND HELIO REACON 105 Filters. Looking for a ski 85-100 mm and around my height. NORDICA ENFORCER 100 If you'll be skiing a lot of powder go for longer skis, if you'll be spending most of the time on ice and / or steep couloirs then choose a shorter ski. In this section, we briefly touch on how ski touring quiver slots relate to ski size. BLIZZARD RUSTLER 11 This gives us a work flow to follow for how to best select skis for touring. BLACK DIAMOND HELIO 95 DYNASTAR VERTICAL PRO 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. BLACK CROWS DAEMON FACTION CANDIDE 2.0 Looking to get a resort touring set up. ATOMIC BACKLAND 78 W K2 WAYBACK 88 Check out SKI’s Gear of the Year AT Boot on Amazon: Atomic Backland Carbon AT Boot. BLACK CROWS VERTIS The important next step when selection alpine touring skis is to look at ski geometry. BLIZZARD ZERO G 85 Atomics Backland skis are the ideal dual discipline skis for someone starting out in Alpine Touring. You’ll either not tour much or be buying a new boot next season! 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. Ski touring is skiing in the backcountry on unmarked or unpatrolled areas. Sign up for our newsletter for stories, gear reviews, and all the latest Cripple Creek News! Now skis have curved shapes and … 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? BLACK CROWS CAMOX BIRDIE LINE SAKANA ← Previous Post BLACK DIAMOND HELIO 105 Alpine touring skis are shorter and wider than most other skis, for easier maneuverability (and so you don't sink in the snow). 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 … 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. a few years old now but never worn for riding. BLIZZARD ZERO RACE Type To Filter. Powder or Freeride boards are going to be sized differently to Ski Mountaineering tools which will be sized differently to All Mountain skis. K2 TALKBACK 88 W Do you usually ski with skiers who are stronger than you? Ending Sunday at 8:29AM GMT 4d 5h. LINE PESCADO DESMAN ANETO 87 Home alpine-touring skis Sort. Hi, I’m an experienced skier who has got through mid level instructor courses. SCOTT SLIGHT 83 WOMEN. Ending Thursday at 12:17PM GMT 1d 8h. Please note: comments must be approved before they are published. And alpine touring boots are lighter, more flexible and more comfortable than downhill boots. There are a number of factors that go into a ski's geometry, all of them affecting how the ski performs. Have the right ski clothing is also important – ski touring is hard work, so you’ll need clothes with maximum breathability. Currently ski a blizzard bonafide 173 and love it. Some of these "alpine crossover" skis weigh only a little more than the dedicated touring models, but offer superior downhill perfomance. STOCKLI STORMRIDER 95 LINE PANDORA 84 This helps reduce the overall setup weight for uphill travel and allows you to have more maneuverability while skiing in variable backcountry conditions. FACTION DICTATOR 2.0 FACTION CANDIDE 2.0 We discussed different styles of ski touring and their associated quiver slots and how that can affect our ski selection. FACTION DICTATOR 4.0 BLACK CROWS ORB FREEBIRD 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. LINE SAKANA Ready to unpack and hit the hills. A long-standing top choice for many, the Radical ST 2.0 is still the gold-standard in tech bindings, a benchmark for other models. FISCHER RANGER 92 TI Always waiting for the others to catch up? These skis generally weigh a little more than the efficient series models but offer superior soft and deep snow performance. K2 FULLUVIT 95 TI W In most cases, they are specialized for deep snow with exceptional float. G3 Alpine Touring Skis. BLACK CROWS OVA FREEBIRD BLIZZARD ZERO G 105 FACTION CANDIDE 2.0x Mlle We hope this information is useful for you. Ski touring has evolved and now encompasses a wide range of different skiing styles and adventure skiing. BLIZZARD BRAHMA Shop by Size. FACTION PRIME 2.0 I would highly advise looking at a lighter oriented boot, especially if it’s a dedicated touring boot. SCOTT SPEEDGUIDE 89 I would guess if you like both of those lengths, somewhere between 177 and 180 would be a good ski touring length. STOCKLI STORMRIDER 105 FACTION PRIME 2.0 STOCKLI EDGE 100 DPS ALCHEMIST WAILER 100RP LINE VISION 98 FACTION DICTATOR 3.0 VOILE HYPERVECTOR ATOMIC BACKLAND 85 W We've listed our alpine touring boots using the same "Touring Category" choices: Touring Race, Touring Efficient and Touring Free-Ski. I had the change to buy some cost price Salomon shift bindings so also have them. 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. These are pretty specialised fat freestyle skis designed to turn tricks in the backcountry. VOLKL 100EIGHT W SCOTT SLIGHT 93 FACTION PRODIGY 3.0 FILTER Filters. Click & Collect. You guessed!! Like its mal £150. BLIZZARD SHEEVA 10 SCOTT SUPERGUIDE 88 WOMEN When skinning you need a ski that will be short enough for you to easily make kick-turns when climbing. SCOTT SCRAPPER 115 DPS ALCHEMIST WAILER 99 STOCKLI EDGE 88 We're here to help!! Skis with progressive tips tend to be longer and one needs to take this  into account when deciding which length to choose. Skier's had to initiate turns by offsetting the skis in order to create an arc (tele skiing). 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. 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