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Poster: A snowHead
Fri 28-07-17 11:14
Replies: 23
For more mobility exercies search for mobilitywod or kelly starrett on youtube. He has also written and excellent book - becoming a supple leopard - https://www.amazon.co.uk/d/Books/Becoming-Supple-Leopard-Kelly-Starrett/1628600837/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1501236807&sr=1-1&keywords=becoming+a+supple+leopard
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Tue 18-07-17 13:27
Replies: 13
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Thu 6-04-17 10:50
Replies: 18
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Tue 4-04-17 13:22
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@ster, Thanks, i saw that, but just wanted some real world experience as you have to pay for delivery and returns with sportspursuit. @Markymark29, I am not expecting them to be. Just want some mittens for the really cold days as the Kinco's cope well with everything else.
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Tue 4-04-17 8:53
Replies: 18
how does the sizing work out to hestra? i am normally a size 9 on hestra and also have medium kinco gloves.
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Wed 22-03-17 14:10
Replies: 37
i have been to Saalbach twice in the last two years and stayed at Hotel Theresia/Johann in Hinterglemm. I have kids aged 3 and 5 and although the setup is not as slick as Esprit, it is a good alternative.
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Wed 8-03-17 12:24
Replies: 750
whats the deal with freeride areas and runs such as F33? Are these iteneries and avi controlled? Are they worth doing?
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Fri 3-03-17 12:07
Replies: 35
@NickyJ, If it was January then i would probably still hold out for a late deal. But, even the costs i was given were not exactly deal like in my view. If we could of got the right airport and childcare arrangements then i think we may have saved around £400 from brochure price. It may be that they are busier this year or are just no running as many flights from London.
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Fri 3-03-17 10:47
Replies: 35
Just thought i would add to this thread to help anyone out considering booking late with Esprit in the future. i have tried, but failed, to get any last minute availabilty with esprit over the last three weeks from any london airports. Where there have been flights we were unable to get childcare within the chosen accomodation. Also you are best to give them a call as what is advertised on their deals page is not always current availability.
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Thu 2-03-17 16:39
Replies: 6
@Disaster, thanks for the review. i am a big fan of Saalbach (looking to go next weekend) and St Anton, would be interested in how you find Saalbach in regards to to Kitz, Mayrhofen and Soll?
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Fri 12-02-16 13:45
Replies: 22
i would love a pair of the 107's, especially at that cost.
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Thu 21-01-16 20:38
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Hi, looks like it is going to warm up considerably next week. Is there enough of a base to sustain the warm weather for a while?
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Tue 12-01-16 17:20
Replies: 11
thanks for the other suggestions. i have worn a hole, about the size of a 5p coin, so would not want to glue them ideally.
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Tue 12-01-16 17:19
Replies: 11
Duct Tape. Works well, looks core. I already tried this for last season, i thought i would try and fix them properly for a change. While my gloves looked hardcore my skiing told a different story.
Poster: A snowHead
Tue 12-01-16 15:30
Replies: 11
Hi I have worn a hole on the thumb of one of my hestra gloves. Has any ever managed to repair their gloves with a leather patch or something else?
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Mon 11-01-16 16:37
Replies: 290
I'm sat in the goatstall now as I'm typing and its bucketing down with snow. :D
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Sun 20-12-15 20:22
Replies: 17
@clarejep, try booster straps + 1
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Fri 20-11-15 9:32
Replies: 48
I just got some of Snowshepherd's own brand leather gloves for about £30, and some Kinco Mitts for about the same price (from the same source). Very impressed with comfort and build quality on both although I've not yet taken them skiing! The Snowshepherd ones have the advantage of a waterproof membrane. Both come pre-treated with water repellence on the leather. I was not aware they did a mitt version. I can see a purchase on the horizon as i wear my kinco gloves more then my hestra's now.
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Thu 24-09-15 16:18
Replies: 396
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Wed 23-09-15 16:53
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Anybody ever used or heard any reports in regards to the childcare at Hotel Theresa/Johann? I am considering changing from the usual Esprit option to Saalbach.
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Mon 26-01-15 19:27
Replies: 4
@spyderjon, @skimastaaah, thanks. Turns out, after going to every ski shop in Val, that no one stocks vist brakes or had anything that would fit. I rented today but may return them and try the leash idea. I didnt actually think it would be possible, from a release point of view, to use the binding without the brake.
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Sun 25-01-15 17:52
Replies: 4
Hi Anyone know of any Vist stockists in Val. I have forgotten my brakes and was hoping to buy some more?
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Thu 22-01-15 15:41
Replies: 125
@Richard_Sideways, Good to hear. I am heading back to Val on Sunday.
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Fri 7-11-14 14:26
Replies: 42
@FunkyDunc, its not an SJCAM branded so could be a copy of the copy. either way i hope you are happy with it.
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Mon 3-11-14 17:21
Replies: 42
if anyone is interested I am going to be selling my unused SJCAM SJ400 Wifi as i have been bought a GoPro Hero 4. PM if you are interested.
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Wed 29-10-14 15:52
Replies: 8
@joeyg, I did the backcountry course in Tignes in 2013 and enjoyed it. I was not the biggest fan of the espace killy, but with snoworks, i got to explore the outstanding off piste oppurtunities there and i also got to do the tarrentaise tour and helicopter pick up from lac du chevril, which were both great. I was expecting a bit more tution to guiding that we got and we never did any video analysis which was disappointing.
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Wed 15-10-14 20:42
Replies: 11
I can thoroughly recommend Lee Townend.
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Thu 2-10-14 11:46
Replies: 3
Richard_Sideways, would of been cheaper to get an anker with a higher capacity - http://www.amazon.co.uk/13000mAh-Portable-External-Battery-Technology-Black/dp/B00BQ5KHJW/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1412246703&sr=8-2&keywords=anker+charger
Poster: A snowHead
Thu 25-09-14 9:03
Replies: 5
i just bought the SJCAM SJ4000 Wifi for £65. check out Techmoan for a review but be careful where you buty it from. Not as good as a GoPro but will be fine for what i need it for.
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Mon 2-12-13 17:05
Replies: 12
Based on...? I'm not that tall or that heavy so curious as to why I should go for the longest ski in the range? Cheers :) Because of the eary rise. I am similar stats to you and have the older Prophet 100 in a 186 without early rise. The best thing you can do is demo both sizes.
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Wed 18-09-13 13:44
Replies: 33
Valhender, You could do worse than book into a snoworks course for a week while you are there. I did a backcountry course with them in march and ticked off all the routes mentioned previously as well as other such as mickey's ears to lac de chevril and the tarentaise tour. You also get top instruction as a bonus.
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Wed 13-02-13 10:50
Replies: 9
I have used Alpybus a few times without any problems. Have not used them for a couple of season but should be a lot cheaper than what you were quoted. http://www.alpybus.com/home
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Mon 17-12-12 22:32
Replies: 37
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Wed 22-08-12 12:28
Replies: 14
galpinos, Edge and Wax have reviewed them on their youtube channel.
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Fri 25-05-12 9:50
Replies: 21
http://familyfriendlyskiing.com/ +1. The nannies were brilliant with our 8 month old at the time.
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Tue 10-04-12 18:20
Replies: 30
Apologies been away at the weekend, but appreciate everyones comments. Jivebaby, Correct on the left handed but am right footed so you would think my stronger turn would be my right. As much as i would love to blame equipment I do not think i am good enough to do that yet. oz5000, Completely agree. I was doing an off piste week hence the twin tips (prophet 100's). philsmithski, Welcome and what you say makes a lot of sense. I do not have a specific objective but am the cliche skier whow wants to improve my technique to be able to ski everywhere.
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Thu 5-04-12 13:46
Replies: 30
skimottaret, Yes, we had a couple of lessons with Del. I believe, in the same week you did. He actually commented that you had made some big changes since last time he saw you. None of them good of course :) skimottaret, kieranm, Mosha Marc, Appreciate all your comments. Seem to be a general consnsus on commiting to the new turn earlier and more weight on the outside ski. I have found a few drills to get more weight on my outside ski but what about for starting the turn earlier?
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Thu 5-04-12 9:39
Replies: 30
Finally got round to taking the footage off the camcorder from our trip in January yesterday and would appreciate any comments or advice anyone could make on what I could improve on. Apologies for the shaky camera on some of the footage. http://vimeo.com/39788094
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Tue 3-04-12 16:31
Replies: 23
www.youtube.com/watch?v=w63-yma3M_Q
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Tue 3-04-12 16:27
Replies: 23
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