This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. In this context- I am in love with NNNBC manual bindings and boots. on these excellant rockered BC skis from Voile’USA. Defined by Norwegian ski heritage, Madshus has distinguished itself as a brand focused on building the finest Nordic ski products.undefined After some moves of the company Madshus to other cities and after some gold medals, which were won with Madshus skis at the Olympic Games, the company began fiberglass ski production in 1974. From the bare hands construction in the beginning to today’s finely-tuned production process, Madshus' dedication to selecting the highest quality materials and producing the finest skis has never wavered. Perhaps the best way to review this ski is by comparing it to its two siblings: the Madshus Eon (Karhu XCD GT) and the Madshus Annum (Karhu XCD Guide). Rigged with a step-in 3-pin (TeleBulldog) binding the Madshus Annum is ready to go just about anywhere. In recent years, I have changed my perspective on the Annum/Guide…My current perspective of this ski is that it is first and foremost an off-trail xcountry touring ski- with some moderate downhill performance. The Madshus Annum is designed for the pleasure of the descent. classic kick & glide) in deep snow. It is done to make nice curves downhill. From the bare hands construction in the beginning to today’s finely-tuned production process, Madshus' dedication to selecting the highest quality materials and producing the finest skis has never wavered. 2013. Full review. As a light “mountain” telemark ski, the Annum does it all in deep pow: climbs, turns, and strides. I will be using Voile 3-pin cable bindings with Garmont Excursion boots. The Madshus Annum 78 is the widest ski in the backcountry line with a deeper, progressive sidecut that helps you turn smoothly. Nearest competitor is the Fischer S-bound 112 which has a more aggressive pattern but snappier turn initiation. I will be using Voile 3-pin cable bindings with Garmont Excursion boots. The Madshus Annum is designed for the pleasure of the descent. : 165cm – 195cm (every 10 cm). Madshus racers pull off another impressive weekend, posting several strong podium finishes both in biathlon and cross-country. Madshus' Omnitrak® waxless base lets you kick, glide, and climb during long tours through challenging conditions. google_ad_client = "ca-pub-7517646706067697"; The models you should look for include Annum 78, Eon 62, Epoch 68, and BC 55 Wax. Otherwise, use this recommended size chart from Madshus: Skier Height (cm) Touring: Touring is the standard style where you will stick to groomed trails on hard packed snow. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Madshus Annum Ski (Multi, 185) at Amazon.com. I weigh 175, and ski on 185's. Madshus Annum 78 Skis, Black, Size 195. Trailspace is powered by you, our readers. Gaspe Mountains, Laurentians). /* GoogleTower on EarnYourTurns */ Selecting new dagger-tip skis. Their version is called the Annum. 1 review. © 1988—2019 Earn Your Turns & Couloir Publications, Telemark Binding Mounting Patterns – EarnYourTurns, mount williamson, giant steps | Noah Howell. Finally, in 1988 the big company K2 bought Madshus, because they were so fascinated by the technical skills and innovations of Madshus and one year later, they produced their first alpine ski. In my experience, the Annum/Guide is the best deep powder, xcountry kick & glide ski available in North America. Madshus Attention to detail has defined Madshus skis for over 100 years. Features. vote up. google_ad_width = 120; The Omnitrack waxless base lets you kick, glide and climb during long tours through changing conditions. My everyday backyard skiing in central New Brunswick (Stanley) offers endless 100s of kms of backcountry touring through fields, woods roads, trails; over gentle to moderate rolling terrain- with only the occasional steep climb and descent. But, it has quite a straight tail and tracks beautifully. The Madshus Annum 78 is the widest ski in the backcountry line with a deeper, progressive sidecut that helps you turn smoothly. Madshus’ claimed weight for the Annum is right in line with my skis, 5.7 lbs for the pair in 185. In the mountains (in deep snow), my touring setup is a 195cm Karhu XCD Guide with 3PC cable bindings and Scarpa T-4 boots. These skis can be used on groomed XC trails and especially off-trails. Shop Madshus on Backcountry. Dimensions: 109-78-95 75mm-3-pin Nordic/telemark bindings are without a doubt the most versatile and flexible setup- ranging from classic xcountry, to light telemark. At the beginning of the 2013-2014 season, I bought a fresh pair of Annums and mated a NNNBC magnum binding to them. But, until very recently I had never considered using the Annum with NNNBC bindings as an off-trail xcountry ski. With a deeper, progressive sidecut, this nordic ski turns smoothly, and its full metal sidewalls are there to boost your confidence off-trail. I weigh 90kg so I need the longer ski. The Madshus Annum blends a nordic heritage with a wider, turn-oriented platform to create a completely unique, light backcountry touring ski. Unless you’re taking a loooong tour the 75mm rigs I’m referencing don’t slow you down on a short tour with their weight, and that weight is great for making turns. Esimerkiksi skinit eli pitokarvasukset varmistavat pidon ja luiston lähes säässä kuin säässä. For my everyday skiing- rolling terrain with only the occasional steep descent and climb- I much prefer the NNNBC system. It dropped the Pinnacle but still manufactures the other three under different names (the GT is now the Eon, and the Guide is now the Annum). On some of our Madshus skis, you can choose the right skis based on your own weight together with your height. The result? They ski well for me with lite cable bindings (Voile’ standard (spring) cable bindings) with wedge, mtd. 10/28 boot) @ 34-1/2″ from tail and ski about as well as my Vector BC’s mounted @ about 34″ from tail (maybe 1/2″ ahead of boot ctr.) In 2010, Madshus took over the XC Downhhill line. Truly a delight to ski. I am using the Voile black heel throws.