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How to Mount Cross Country Ski Bindings – Salomon Skate SNS

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Generally I’d leave the job of mounting cross country ski bindings to the pros, but there are situations when it is nice to break out the tools and take some risks. Maybe your local shop is closed, is non-existent, or in my case doesn’t deal cross country skate skis. Mounting your own cross country ski bindings is also a nice money-saving skill if your family picks up used ski gear and shuffles bindings around frequently. The following guide I am sure will make the most hardened ski techs weep (especially the video), but this has worked for me and if you measure often and pay attention to what you are doing, you’ve got a good chance of skiing soon. Continue Reading…

For a nine-to-fiver there isn’t much time other than weekends to hit the trail, especially once summer burns off and leaves us with between zero and none on the post-work daylight scene. So, last winter in an effort to burn hyperactivity off my hundred pound Pyrenees-Lab mix puppy, I turned to the night. With as little as a simple determination to become partially nocturnal, I exponentially increased my recreation time! Admittedly it is harder to get out the door when your brain is screaming that dark is for sleepy-time, but the rewards are huge once backed with a little momentum. Continue Reading…