New Scarpa Alien 1.0 vs Scarpa Alien RS vs Scarpa Alien 3.0

Scarpa Alien 3.0 compared to new Scarpa Alien 1.0 (on the right).

Here are a couple of close-up photos of the newly redesigned Scarpa Alien 1.0, now using a carbon infused Grilamid shell just like the Alien … [Read more...]

Detailed review and direct comparison of Dynafit DyNA Evo vs Scarpa Alien 1.0 skimo racing boots

Scarpa Alien carbon vs Dynafit Evo

From mountains to pubs to bedrooms, currently, no other question dominates the skimo racing boots debate more than "How does DyNA Evo compare to … [Read more...]

Are skimo boots too expensive? Brief look at recent history of pricing and performance of the lightest ski mountaineering boots

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Since I am currently shopping for new light skimo boots I am developing a severe case of PSC (price sensitivity condition) so today I set out to … [Read more...]

Exclusive interview with Max Taam and John Gaston: On training, gear and life with a team that dominated the 2013 US skimo racing circuit

John Gaston (left) and Max Taam holding on to the lead in teams at 2013 Wasatch Powder Keg.

There must have been very few people in the skimo racing community that would have picked Max Taam and John Gaston to dominate last season’s … [Read more...]