The most affordable way to get your purple on. Buy the PDG skins by the centimeter to avoid waste. Select your width and type in the number of centimeters you desire in the quantity field. We will cut a length off the roll and send it your way. You can fashion a tip out of bottle caps or affix the Colltex, Pomoca, or La Sportiva tips.
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Now you can buy the Pomoca secret Race Pro skin formula by the meter centimeter. If buying the race pro set sounds too easy, we'll cut a length of skin off the roll for you to use as you please. Most folks will want to attach them to skis using a tip cord, which you can attempt to fashion yourself or go ahead and buy the Top Fix from Pomoca. Avoid the contentious environmental issu..
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Of course the fastest skins in town are available on the roll. Get the new Super Glidey race formula from Pomoca in exactly the length you want. Then attach your favorite tip system, round the tails, and go race. Or train, tour, explore, whatever. The Race Pro 2.0 is the cheapest way to maximize the glide of your skimo racing skis.
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Now you can get your speedy World Cup skins off the roll. And for fat skis too! Choose from several sizes up to 95mm wide and enjoy the supple mohair with glide treatments for all your reasonably-sized skis. The signature yellow Ski Trab race skins are some of the fastest on the planet, and it’s nice to leverage that speed on non-race days as well. Fatter skins also work great if y..
The Contour Race skins have a 100% mohair plush that is optimized for durability and speed. The special length hairs are carefully spaced on a tough backing that outlasts the competition. Put the number of centimeters you’d like in the Qty field and we will cut a length off the roll for you. Assemble or affix your favorite race tips and start skinning. These are parallel race cut a..
The 62mm race skin from Kohla is the same 100% mohair forumla used by Fischer, Hagan, and recently La Sportiva for their race skis. But now you can buy it off the roll with tacky Kohla colors. Since you’ll be advertising for the Austrian company during transitions, they offer the material at a great price. That’s not true but was fun to write. The skins are known for their grip and..
With a bit more grip and durability than the World Cup race formula, the red Evo skins from Ski Trab still pack some serious glide. Made with 100% mohair, the skin material is the same as that used in the precut skins for Trab’s aramid-core skis. Combined with some Attivo skin tips, you can assemble some skins for just about any Trab ski. Or with different hardware, just about any ..
Kohla mohair is fast and functional. It’s affixed to your skis with some of the tackiest glue around, especially right out of the box. Or in the case, off the roll. Purchase the 100% mohair skins by the centimeter and we’ll cut some off a big roll and send it you. The next person will get some off a smaller roll, but it will still be good mohair. It comes with a thin sheathing on t..
The CAMP 70% Mohair climbing skins are made of mohair and 30% nylon for an excellent mix of climbing grip, glide, and durability. Mohair, a silk like yarn made from the hair of an Angora goat, is known for its smooth glide. Nylon is known for its durability and ability to repel water. Woven together, these make for a great every-day skin for ski mountaineering, fast on long approac..
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The Mix formula from Ski Trab is 65% mohair and 35% nylon, a nice blend of glide and durability. The mix comes in sexy orange and is sold by the centimeter so you can get exactly the length you need (remember you probably have two skis to cover!). Use the Trab skin parts to attach to Trab skis, or affix to other models with more standard tip and tail attachments. The glue is univer..
The Pomoca Top Fix RACE attachments consist of a highly elastic 3.5mm traction cord, an eliptical ring with excentric holes, and a plastic end cap. These weigh 9 grams per tip including two rivets and the adjustable plastic end grip (which is now white, not black as in the picture). If you don't like peeling climbing skins off your skis with your finger nails, consider adding some ..
A simple and affordable tip system for race skins. The Colltex Race Fix kit consists of two bungee cords, washers and plastic end caps. They are affixed to your race skins with some vinyl and hammer rivets which are also included. You can also sew them on, which is how they come attached in the PDG kits. Whether your skins were purchased off the roll or dismembered in an accident, ..
The Kohla race tips are a full-featured combo of bungees, rivets, stoppers, metal crimps, and plastic end caps. Cut and fold some skin over the bungees. Punch or drill some holes and hammer the rivets in place. Adjust the stoppers for you desired tip offset, and crimp them in place. Finally, place the plastic end caps to give yourself enough to grab and trim off the excess bungee. ..
Pomoca skin attachments are available separately for your skin fixing pleasure. All parts are sold in pairs.
Tip Buckle Holders - New tip attachment system that is screwed onto your skin and allows interchange of various sizes of bent buckles, listed below. AKA Clip Buckle Holders.
Tip Buckles - Interchangeable buckles that pop into the tip buckle holder. Available in 66mm, 7..
Tailor your current carpets to a Dynafit ski with some climbing skin attachments. Priced individually, packaged as pairs. Add 2 if you have a pair of skins to fix. If you just need one, we will break the set so it will be unpackaged.
Rubber Tip - The rubber tips that fix Speedskins to the notches found in the tips of Dynafit and other skis. AKA Fix Long.
Tip Plate - The plast..
Ski Trab likes to go it alone. They require uniquely sized drill bits, make 14-layer skis, and invented a whole new boot interface for the TR2 binding. Unsurprisingly, the thought-leaders of Bormio use non-standardized climbing skin attachments (not that there are any standards for such things).
Trabs latest system is called Attivo and the skins are attached with wide, flat clas..
BD skins have some of the best attachment systems around. They are simple and stand the test of time. Find replacement parts or build a new skin using the tools below.
Ultralite Tip Kit - BD's new ultralight bar and rope system that affixes to skin tips with breakable screws.
Adjustable Tip Loops - Standard sized (80-105mm) flexible cable loops and the hardware to attach ‘em ..
Skins are made of tips, tails, glue, and fur. Except the fur, these can all be replaced. Here is our current lineup of parts from Colltex, the makers of Colltex skins.
Tip Loop Kit – Cable system that feeds through a metal tube under the skin and a plastic adjuster on top of the ski.
Rounded Tip Bracket – Curved metal buckle that sits on the tip of the ski. Fold a skin over i..
Tip & tails is the name of a chute in Wolverine cirque, a prominent feature in the Wasatch range. It’s also the primary concern of skiers trying to fix skins to their skis. Contour makes several such kits that could be just what you need to skin to the top of the chute.
Vario Front Clips – Tip attachment system that accepts various wire buckles, notch, and hole adapters. Min..
Kohla is an innovator when it comes to climbing skins. Aside from their new vacuum adhesive system, they make a bunch of functional attachments. Find an assortment of such Kohla parts below, all sold in pairs.
Cobra Tip Kit – Unique metal bails with plastic ski tip receptors that come with PVC strips and hammer rivets. Fold the PVC over the bails and hammer them onto a length of..
G3 parts to repair your existing skin or build your own.
Tail Connector Kit - Sturdy plastic straps with metal clips. Fits best on skis with flattish tails.
Twin Tip Connectors - For use on skis with rounded tails and additionally fits well on splitboards.
While this cutter is about 5 times more expensive than the letter-opener variety, it makes trimming skins about 100 times easier. If you value your time and the quality of your cut, the math works out in your favor. Stick your untrimmed skins on your skis and run the trimming tool down the edges. Then store it somewhere you will remember for next time. Finally, go ski.
Doing the job almost as well as more expensive skin cutters, the G3 Trim Tool is a revelation when compared to “letter-opener” blades that require repositioning the skins after each cut. Just center your skins on your skis and run the tool along the edges. Voila! Neatly trimmed skins.
Newly-tweaked to reveal just a bit more edge, the G3 tool is easily worth its low price (less t..
Easily confused for deodorant, the Colltex Ski & Skin wax also helps to prevent stink. The wax consists of special paraffin waterproofs that prevent ice buildup on your skins. It can also be used on your ski bases. This means you glide faster and work less hard, possibly preventing body odor*. Turn the knob as you would with your primary Speed Stick and out pops beautifully sme..
Leave it to the mohair experts to solve mohair’s problems. Crossing from sun-affected snow into shaded snow is a sure way to experience hateful glomming on the bottom of you skins. Applying Contour skin wax is a sure way to prevent it. The 40g block of blue wax is a special paraffin blend specifically designed to keep your skins from icing up. It comes in a small plastic container ..
Eco Skinproof is an environment-friendly skin-impregnation agent. If that doesn’t have you confused, nothing will. But don’t worry, usage is simple: point at your climbing skins and spray. The magic formula is effective against snow build-up and improves your glide. This is critical in spring and helpful in other seasons (except summer, when you’re skinning on rock and dirt). As a ..
Treat your natural mohair skins with a coat of unnatural chemicals. Naturally, this will improve your experience in spring when snow is wavering between cold and wet. This quick-spray formula helps prevent icing as you skin from shadow to sunlight and back. It also increases the glide of mohair skins throughout the season. Spray, pray, and better enjoy your day. 200ml.
A water-based solution to the water-based problem of glop. When you skin between wet and dry snow, it’s like building a snowman on the bottom of your skis. A heavy snowman that has a lot of drag. Sponge some BD Free Glide onto your skins to help prevent this. The bottle contains 2 ounces (60 mL) of snowman repellent.
Take twenty seconds to put a coat of Contour Liquid Wax on one skin and feel the difference compared to the untreated skin. The easiest and most effective way to add glide to your skins while preventing icing. Squeeze some liquid wax through the applicator sponge while rubbing it with the grain. The special formula impregnates the skin fibers, coating them with glide-y goodness. Sc..
If you have the Contour Hybrid skins (mohair or mix), you’re likely enjoying the easy-to-manage, multi-layer glue formula. The skins stick to your skis yet require little effort to separate when stored glue-to-glue. Keep it that way for years with the Contour Hybrid Cleaning Spray. This proprietary formula cleans and refreshes the surface layer of glue. Cleanliness is next to godli..