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Big Mountain Telemark Skier, Martha Burley, on Switching to NTN Telemark System

Feb. 18th 2011

By Martha Burley

NTN stands for New Telemark Norm - an entirely new telemark binding system that also needs a matching new style of telemark boot – basically instead of turning at the toe one now can turn at the forefoot without twisting the boot or binding.  The NTN system has been around a few years now and I know a lot of people, and even shops, are still waiting to see how the new system will pan out -  and if its going to take over the world. Personally, I’m finally 100% committed, have taken the plunge and am stoked.

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Video: How to heat mold SCARPA’s Intuition ski boot liners

Dec. 9th 2010

Heat molding the liners in your ski boots is one of the best things you can do to achieve a positive experience while skiing and ski-touring in your boots. This video, featuring SCARPA North America CEO Kim Miller and Director of Winter Product Development Chris Clark, is a great ‘how to’ for molding SCARPA’s Intuition liners.

And yes, do make sure that there aren’t any PBR cans in your boots before molding them …

On a more serious note, heat molding is important for a variety of reasons:

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