Author Archives: jerimyarnold

Hillman’s Highway Zone April 9, 2016

This has been a frustrating year to be a New England skier. Plenty of storms and moisture content have been passing through, but mostly as rain. The forecast was calling for another event to roll through starting off as snow, … Continue reading

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Dynafit Cuff Rivet Replacement

The Dynafit TLT5/6 and DyNA Evo are hugely popular in the backcountry skiing community. Despite their popularity, Dynafit has yet to address a glaring design flaw: the cuff rivets. (At least they changed the lower buckle on the TLT6 from … Continue reading

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Chad Denning Memorial Run

The Chad Denning Memorial Run will take place on August 22, 2015 departing from the Moosilauke Ravine Lodge Trailhead in Benton, NH at 6 AM (1 Ravine Rd, Benton, NH). Distance: 32 miles with over 9200ft of elevation gain. A … Continue reading

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Presidential Range Snow Plots

Historical data for snow depths from manual snow plots in the Presidential Range of New Hampshire is next to impossible to find. The USFS snow rangers maintain plots at both Hermit Lake and the Harvard Cabin. However, they have not … Continue reading

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How to Replacing a Race Binding Heel Fork

After a few seasons of use, the titanium heel forks on my Dynafit Low Tech Race bindings have become notched. The notches allow the boot to rattle a bit when in ski mode and can causeĀ inconsistent release at the heel. … Continue reading

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Mt Washington Speed Record

A car-summit-car speed attempt on Mt. Washington has been on my to-do list for a while. Kevin Tilton’s posting of his winter run time of 1:47:31 gave a good target to shoot for. Josh and I talked about doing it … Continue reading

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Dynafit Snow Leopard Challenge 2014

March 8-9, 2014 Lack of snow has been a common theme this season. Organizers were fortunately able to reschedule this weekend of racing that was originally planned for January. One new venue and two new courses would provided a weekend … Continue reading

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