Dynafit TLT Speed Radical 2015/16

For those who see brakes on backcountry ski bindings as needless weight, the TLT Speed Radical is a solid choice. While the market is getting more and more crowded with a range of backcountry bindings, if you’re not looking for freeride capabilities, and you’re not weighing everything before it goes into your pack (which you’ve already weighed and cut extraneous features off of) there are … Continue reading Dynafit TLT Speed Radical 2015/16

Black Diamond Pure Carbon Ski Poles

Black Diamond has contributed some of the best poles to the marketplace over the past decade for both trekking and backcountry skiing. As a long-time user of the Black Diamond Carbon Distance Z-poles it was no surprise that I gravitated toward BD when looking for a new set of backcountry poles. While excellent in many ways, the Pure Carbon ski poles just don’t quite live up to the standard set by the Carbon Distance … Continue reading Black Diamond Pure Carbon Ski Poles