Gareth Davies

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joined Nov 30, 2014

Full Name: Gareth Davies
45-year-old male forestry field technician
Stanley, New Brunswick
Occupation: forestry professional
Website: http://hemiborealskiing.blogspot.ca/
Email: private
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Scarpa Kinesis Pro GTX

Ultimate heavy-duty backpacking boot — long distance, heavy loads — incredible support, comfort, and durability. I bought these to replace…
photo: Scarpa Kinesis Pro GTX
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Scarpa Barun GTX

Excellent medium-duty backpacking boot. I have owned and worn these boots as my primary hiking and multi-day backpacking boots for more than…
photo: Scarpa Men's Barun GTX
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Scarpa Kailash GTX

Great medium-duty hiking/backpacking boot; poor durability. I have worn these boots as a light to medium-duty hiking boot. I have used these…
photo: Scarpa Men's Kailash GTX
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Rossignol BC X6

Very good light-medium-duty off-trail xcountry performance, poor lacing system. I have owned these boots for a few years, but only used them…
photo: Rossignol Men's BC X6
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Rottefella NNN BC Manual

Excellent off-trail xcountry binding. This setup is much more efficient at classic kick and glide than a 75mm binding. I would not choose the…
photo: Rottefella NNN BC Manual
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Rottefella NNN BC Magnum

Ultimate off-trail xcountry binding. When I say "xcountry" I specifically mean classic kick and glide skiing. This is without a doubt; the best…
photo: Rottefella NNN BC Magnum
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Alpina Alaska NNN BC

Ultimate off-trail x-country boot. I have been an avid nordic skier for more than 30 years. My everyday skiing is off-trail x-country through…
photo: Alpina Alaska NNN BC
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Fischer BCX 6

Boot materials and design are improving. I have owned this boot for a few years and loved the performance out of the box, but eventually had…
photo: Fischer BCX 6
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Madshus Epoch

Versatile off-trail xcountry ski. This ski is identical to the Karhu XCD 10th Mountain. This ski is marketed as a hybrid between a telemark…
photo: Madshus Epoch
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Madshus Eon

Versatile and efficient off-trail xcountry. This ski is identical to the Karhu XCD GT. This ski comes in either a waxable base or a waxless…
photo: Madshus Eon
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Madshus Annum

Ultimate off-trail xcountry ski: trail breaker/deep snow. I have been an avid nordic skier for over 30 years. My everyday skiing has always…
photo: Madshus Annum