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Randonee-VS-Mountaineer boots?

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If you are a snowboarder you should probably stay out of the mountains. Look at the avy stats -they're usually 2/3 snowboarders. This is b/c snowboarders are mostly dumb. There are a few exceptions of course, but I see so many snowboarders ride 50* slopes on their heelside edge whilst pissing their pants that I think I must be kind and warn you that you will probably die unless you learn to tele ski. Tele skiing can only be done well by people who are wise and in tune with the mountain, therefore they are less often taken by an angry snowgod.

Oh yeah, to answer your question. I have some Silvrettas on 160cm Dynastar 4X4s that I use with my leather La Sportivas. If you really know how to ski you'll notice that it is done with your feet, not your ankles. If you need big boots and 'lots of buckles you are a gaper, not a skier.

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Somehow Zeno-idiot I don't think you are wise or in tune with anything. I picture you as more of a jackass loose in the mountains and on the web. [Moon][Moon][Moon][Moon]

[ 12-24-2001: Message edited by: AlpineK ]

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