Gear and Technical (24)
Makibes BR3: the cheapest Strava watch... in the world.
There are lots of GPS watches on the market but prices range from around 120 euros for a basic Garmin to around 300 euros for an Apple watch.
Arva launches mini beacon with maxi features
The Haute-Savoyard firm of Nic-Impex/Arva has been inspired by the evolution in smart phone technology with its new Evo 5 avalanche beacon which measures just 11x7 cm and weighs 170 grammes.
Gignoux U77 Superlight Skimo Binding
Lightweight specialist Pierre Gignoux has launched what he claims is the lightest Low-Tech binding on the market. Weighing in at just 77g per ski (154g for the pair).
Dynafit turns binding pin-binding standard on its head
Dynafit have premiered a new pin binding standard at the 2018 ISPO exhibition in Munich. The new binding is said to be the lightest on the market and has picked up a ISPO Gold Award.
Marker launches a real ski touring binding
It has been a long journey for Marker.
Ortovox S1+ urgent recall
After user feedback during training exercises and service inspections Ortovox have discovered an issue with their S1+ avalanche transceiver. The company described the issue as "very rare".
Glueless climbing skins
We like to do things properly at PisteHors.com and that includes gear reviews.
Dynafit Superlite 2 Binding
Recent developments in ski touring gear seem to have been going in the wrong direction.
Jetforce Avalanche Airbag recall
A software glitch has hit the JetForce avalanche airbag causing computer shutdowns and deployment failures.
Scarpa recalls F1 Evo and F1 Evo Womens ski touring boots
The Italian boot manufacturer Scarpa has issued a recall notice for the F1 Evo and F1 Evo Women's ski touring boots for safety reasons. The recall affects all models sold worldwide.
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