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Forum: Nordic Skiing December 24th 17, 02:50 AM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 0
Views: 1,034
Posted By gr[_4_]
New START liquid grip wax with large temperature range

Start ski wax has new EASY liquid kick wax with the kind of range the
Start Grip tape has. Regular is 41 to 14F, and cold version is 30 to
-4F. I like the tape, but it is a pain to clean and apply...
Forum: Alpine Skiing April 28th 15, 02:40 AM Posted to rec.skiing.alpine
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By gr[_4_]
The ski season was so bad this year that ...

On 4/27/2015 10:33 AM, Walt wrote:
On 4/26/2015 3:03 PM, lal_truckee wrote:
The ski season was so bad this year that ...
Ullr slept in.

It was bad throughout the west. The east had a...
Forum: Nordic Skiing April 5th 15, 05:19 AM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 7
Views: 5,214
Posted By gr[_4_]
Cross Country in the Dolomites: Ortisei/Val Gardena - Alpe diSiusi, Val Lunga, Montepanna

On 4/4/2015 8:44 PM, Terje Henriksen wrote:
On Thu, 02 Apr 2015 22:43:39 -0400, gr
wrote:

On 4/1/2015 7:49 PM, Andrew Hofer wrote:
We spent the last...
Forum: Nordic Skiing April 3rd 15, 02:43 AM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 7
Views: 5,214
Posted By gr[_4_]
Cross Country in the Dolomites: Ortisei/Val Gardena - Alpe diSiusi, Val Lunga, Montepanna

On 4/1/2015 7:49 PM, Andrew Hofer wrote:
We spent the last week in February in Ortisei nordic skiing. I see the last reviews of this location are really old, so I'll record a few thoughts:

We...
Forum: Nordic Skiing March 1st 15, 10:00 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 0
Views: 4,356
Posted By gr[_4_]
Mini Reviews of a few Vt. and NY XC ski places (Feb 2015)

Feb 2015
I took a little vacation and went to several XC ski centers. Everybody
has the same amount of snow (2.5-3'
on the ground).

Lapland Lake, NY- Immaculate trails, new owners which seem to get...
Forum: Nordic Skiing October 8th 14, 02:24 AM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 0
Views: 3,394
Posted By gr[_4_]
Snow is coming!

At no risk of being wrong- I predict snow this winter! Maybe polar
vortex, extra long yellow hair on caterpillar snow.
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 5th 14, 01:58 AM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 5
Views: 1,837
Posted By gr[_4_]
Waxing Problem

On 1/30/2014 1:33 PM, wrote:
Hej,
Any recommendations on how best to deal with this situation. You start
off on icy conditions so you put on Klister. How do you adapt when...
Forum: Nordic Skiing December 23rd 13, 06:29 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 2
Views: 1,571
Posted By gr[_4_]
Best cartop cargo carrier?

I got a nice new 2014 Forester a couple months ago, and now see I am
going to need a cargo box if I intend to carry both people and a lot of
skis. I am brand new to the cargo box and would...
Forum: Nordic Skiing December 23rd 13, 06:28 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 2
Views: 1,302
Posted By gr[_4_]
Early snow now gone from Rochester NY- Waaaaaa!

That's what I like to hear! The weather comes from the west mostly.


On 12/23/2013 2:27 AM, wrote:
We've had a lot here in Bozeman the past few days, so maybe some more
is on the...
Forum: Nordic Skiing December 22nd 13, 04:06 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 2
Views: 1,302
Posted By gr[_4_]
Early snow now gone from Rochester NY- Waaaaaa!

We had a nice batch of early snow, starting just before Thanksgiving and
lasting up to Dec. 20. A good 10" sitting on the ground and more in the
blessed areas, so we got in some early season...
Forum: Nordic Skiing November 18th 13, 12:38 AM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 1
Views: 1,690
Posted By gr[_4_]
ankle strengthening

On 11/17/2013 12:55 PM, Author wrote:
What are some good exercises to build ankle strength
for xcountry skiing?

- All the exercises should be done on carpet (thick!) if possible to
create...
Forum: Nordic Skiing November 2nd 13, 12:32 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 1
Views: 1,484
Posted By gr[_4_]
simply glide

On 10/30/2013 4:23 PM, wrote:
Hi,
I've compiled a few pages about the "no glide wax" approach initiated by Leonid Kuzmin.
Also in french, which was my initial intention, as...
Forum: Nordic Skiing August 17th 13, 11:42 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 1
Views: 1,451
Posted By gr[_4_]
Anybody else smell a little winter in the air?

Got cooler- I sniff a bit of it!
Forum: Nordic Skiing July 7th 13, 08:23 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 8
Views: 1,748
Posted By gr[_4_]
UK-bound, puzzled

On 7/4/2013 2:09 PM, runcyclexcski wrote:
Hey fellow RSNers,

I just accepted a job offer at a university in the UK (Leicestershire). I am prepared to rollerski most of the time, but where would...
Forum: Nordic Skiing March 4th 13, 12:54 AM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 1
Views: 1,328
Posted By gr[_4_]
Back Country Ski tours

On 3/3/2013 7:25 AM, Neil wrote:
One of the first chores(?) I like to tackle after ski tour is to plan
the next one. I am thinking about a tour in Quebec. I had thought if the
Chic-Choc...
Forum: Nordic Skiing March 2nd 13, 02:04 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 0
Views: 1,099
Posted By gr[_4_]
Wax new skis

I plan on waxing a new pair of skis with 2 coats of Swix LF7 then 2
coats of Hertel Super Hot Sauce (which I never tried before.
Good idea? Bad?
Anybody used Her tel?
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 24th 13, 02:53 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 7
Views: 1,367
Posted By gr[_4_]
Wide (High Volume foot) Classic boot recommendation?

On 2/21/2013 2:52 PM, wrote:

I am getting a new pair of classic skis.

I have a very wide, high arch foot, and have had a lot of
trouble in the past with boot...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 10th 13, 01:17 AM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 1
Views: 1,232
Posted By gr[_4_]
International convention for Yehaa?

On 2/9/2013 8:54 AM, Ben Kaufman wrote:
There are international conventions for people in danger, such as SOS. But what
about, "hot damn, we finally got some snow!?" :-)

Ben

Southern...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 7th 13, 12:33 AM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 4
Views: 1,285
Posted By gr[_4_]
Skate Skiing in NY

On 2/6/2013 7:29 PM, kddonath wrote:
I'm trying to make a list of all the places that groom for skate skiing in NY for people just starting out - help me out. Here's what I know:

Highland...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 5th 13, 02:03 AM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 19
Views: 2,200
Posted By gr[_4_]
Wet Snow

On 2/3/2013 8:30 PM, Ben Kaufman wrote:
On Sat, 02 Feb 2013 12:55:22 -0500, gr
wrote:

On 1/30/2013 8:05 PM, Neil wrote:
I would tend to agree with...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 2nd 13, 07:50 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 3
Views: 1,163
Posted By gr[_4_]
Hints for trip to ALps?

On 2/2/2013 2:53 PM, Terje Mathisen wrote:
gr wrote:
I am taking a trip in March to the Alps (Les Rousses near Jura
Mountain/Valley). Flying into Geneva, then staying in Les Rousses for XC
...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 2nd 13, 07:14 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 19
Views: 2,200
Posted By gr[_4_]
Wet Snow

Pretty place! http://www.rauland.org/Skiing/Cross-country



On 2/2/2013 2:52 PM, Terje Mathisen wrote:
gr wrote:
On 2/1/2013 9:54 AM, Ben Kaufman wrote:
On Thu, 31 Jan 2013 01:05:24...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 2nd 13, 05:26 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 3
Views: 1,163
Posted By gr[_4_]
Hints for trip to ALps?

I am taking a trip in March to the Alps (Les Rousses near Jura
Mountain/Valley). Flying into Geneva, then staying in Les Rousses for XC
skiing. This is a first time trip for me, so any hints...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 2nd 13, 04:55 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 19
Views: 2,200
Posted By gr[_4_]
Wet Snow

On 1/30/2013 8:05 PM, Neil wrote:
I would tend to agree with you, fish scales or noisy and slow. and I
have had the experience of them balling up in wet soft snow. However,
I'm sure you always...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 2nd 13, 04:52 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 19
Views: 2,200
Posted By gr[_4_]
Wet Snow

On 2/1/2013 9:54 AM, Ben Kaufman wrote:
On Thu, 31 Jan 2013 01:05:24 -0000, "Neil" wrote:

SNIP
By the way what are rock skis?


Wow, you must come from a place...
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