"What is that? A binding?" a curious skier probed, pointing to the Dynafit Radical tech binding. The same round of questions were hurled at the Backcountry staff throughout the weekend as crowds of skiers shuffled into the handcrafted Surely Yurts to catch a break from the looming Jay Cloud. As the snow continued to dust Jay Peak, skiers lined up with excitement—some sought answers; others were anxious to demo the latest AT, splitboard and telemark equipment.