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Telemark Pyrenees Meidjo Test Weekend 7-8th March 2020: cancelled

We are sorry to announce that the Meidjo Test Event planned for this weekend has been cancelled due the poor weather forecast.
Our apologies for the inconvenience.

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ATK 2020 Binding News

In just 12 years ATK has become the world leader in lightweight alpine touring bindings. ATK was started by Giovanni Indulti in 2007 in Fiorano Modenese, near Modena, and all bindings are developed and manufactured in Italy.

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Head Kore Skis

Head’s Kore skis have attracted a lot of attention, high tech skis that combine low weight with a superb firm yet damp flex providing superior performance and precision in all snow conditions.

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Mountain Hardwear Alpine Light 35L

We were curious to test the new Mountain Hardwear Alpine Light 35L in the hills. With a new Dyneema construction weighing only 760 g Mountain Hardwear wanted to create a super-technical top quality pack that is perfect for mountaineering and possibly ski touring.

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What gear do you need for glacier travel ?

It’s getting warmer and warmer, you’re starting to melt behind your desk.Time to get up, get out and walk for a few hours in the mountains, breathe some fresh air and see those snowy slopes high above us.

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15 amazing picture from our photo competition

We were very pleased to receive more than 500 images for the photo competition of April 2019: a big thank you all of you for entering. We did not expect such a response!!

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K2 Mindbender 130 Free-Rando Boots - What's New for this winter?

K2 is back in the game with their new lightweight alpine ski boots which were well received this winter.

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Ski Touring Photo Competition

 

Win a pair of the excellent Black Crows Navis Freebird skis with TP’s Ski Touring Photo Competition. 
The theme for the competition is "Ski Touring".

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Fritschi Xenic 10 Test Report

Yes, I know, we are lucky! These bindings have only recently been presented at the ISPO trade show in January, and here they are ready to be tested by the Telemark Pyrenees Team on our Pyrenean snow.

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Offpiste Safety - Val d’Aran Avalanche Video

This fascinating video combines footage of a real life emergency situation with an inquest into what went wrong, and what to do in the future. The avalanche occurred on the 6 th February 2019 in the Val d’Aran, central Spanish Pyrenees.

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First impressions: Scarpa Alien 1.0

I’d been waiting to try the new Scarpa Alien 1.0 all summer, after seeing them on the Scarpa stand at the 2018 Pierra Menta (and also at the feet of a certain Mathéo J.).

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Test Report Salomon Shift MNC Bindings

The Salomon Shift has been very popular this winter. A brand new binding combining alpine performance with touring capability thanks to it’s innovative design, the Shift has received a lot of attention.

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