In Depth Staff Reviews:
By: Matt McDonald
Uphilling. It sounds like a fancy term for sidestepping your way back up a ski slope after you lose a ski. Or a trendy term for some god-awful workout regimen.
Don’t worry. It’s way better.
Increasing numbers of skiers are skinning up their favorite resorts before, during, and after operating hours to access runs with few crowds and no lifts. The movement parallels an industry-wide uptick in backcountry skiing, offering all the exercise benefits of “earning your turns” without the intimidating logistics or avalanche danger. And it costs little to nothing.
Sold? Here are five tips to help you start your uphill career:
1. Know your Mountain's Policy
While skiing in the resort outside operating hours means increased freedom, it also means you need to know where you’re ... Continue Reading
2019 Rossignol Seek 7 Tour Description:
Say hello to the newest addition to the acclaimed Rossignol 7 Series family. With a versatile 86mm waist width, the Seek 7 Tour specifically targets the backcountry and alpine touring crowd with a paulownia/microcell light core construction. Rossignol's all-new Air Tip 2.0 provides internal reinforcement that eliminates instability for concentrated power and energy throughout the ski and balanced performance from tip to tail. At only 2500 grams per pair, the Seek 7 Tour offers the same legendary ease-of-use and maneuverability of the 7 Series in an ultra-lightweight touring package. All the play without the weight, the Seek 7 Tour will take you deeper in the backcountry than ever before.
2019 Rossignol Seek 7 Tour Specs:
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