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Ski Touring with the SCARPA Maestrales: Kaiser Wilderness

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Ski Touring with the SCARPA Maestrales: Kaiser Wilderness

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...

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