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Posted by Andy King on
On New Year's Day 2020, The Mountain Air staff members Josh Simas, Brandon O'Rourke, and Nick Weirman went ski touring near Huntington Lake. As recorded on a Garmin Fenix 5, this was their almost six mile, just over four hour ascent from Huntington Lake: Their hard-earned descent only took a half hour. Nick and Josh both used the SCARPA Maestrales on Armada Tracers with the Armada Shift 13 bindings, so as to be able to skin uphill and have a safe release if needed downhill. Brandon used the stiffer SCARPA Maestrale RS. (An aside: This year's Maestrales ARE stamped with ISO 9523, so ski...