A Bit of Gear Testing Today


Post by WildSnow.com blogger | December 5, 2008      
Backcountry Skiing

Dave today on Dynafit Dynafit FT12 binders, BD Kilowatts, Method Boots. Should Lou get some pants like that?

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5 Responses to “A Bit of Gear Testing Today”

  1. dave downing December 5th, 2008 5:36 pm

    lou, those pants and a nice pin stripe sports coat and you’re all set for a night on the town πŸ™‚

  2. Randonnee December 5th, 2008 6:05 pm

    Is that as silly as the neon colors back in the 80’s! Today I ran across a photo of me on a spring ski summit wearing a pink t-shirt and pink leopard-stripe bandana on my head in 1989. As I recall my Asolo Super Comp boots had pink straps original equipment as well.

  3. dave downing December 5th, 2008 6:07 pm

    Randonee — i’d sport more pink but my wife shops for me and knows better!

  4. GeorgeT December 5th, 2008 6:23 pm

    Dave:
    Add a matching pin stripe jacket with a big number on it and the outfit would scream, “prisoner on the loose”.
    Nice to meet you today.
    George

  5. AK Jack December 5th, 2008 9:43 pm

    Skiing in pyjamas is now Coo-ell.

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