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At Skimo Co, our staff obsesses over gear. And while shiny news skis are great, what reall...

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For most backcountry skiers, February is about the halfway point of the season. It’s still...

At Skimo Co, we’re keenly aware that fitting touring boots require special considerations....

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Sampling the goods in Chamonix. Photo by Sean O'Brien Truth be told, it wa...

Choosing a glove for a day at the resort is easy - simply check the weather and pick t...

Do you find product reviews helpful? We sure do, and many of our customers would agree...

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Eight-year-old Victor explores Mt. Rainier on skis, thanks to the Dynafit Youngstar Se...

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Uptrack Etiquette

1/19/2021

Dear first season ski tourers, welcome to the backcountry! Let us guess, you s...

As binding technology evolves and new gear hits the shelves each fall, we at Skimo Co...

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People often associate lightweight ski mountaineering gear with superhuman athletes wearin...

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Guidebook Guide

12/14/2020

I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve always been a day dreamer. The type of person you see...

By Jason Borro, Skimo Co Owner Tech Binding Release – Part 1: Introduction While nearl...

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Binding Recycling

11/9/2020

Don’t clutter the landfills with old broken tech bindings! It’s understandable to think a ...

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Ski touring involves many hazards - including, but not limited to - avalanches, tree wells...

For those of us who live for knee deep powder, winding skin tracks, and steep couloirs, th...

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As the elder statesman at Skimo Co (age, not tenure), I am writing this articl...

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Since diverging from our ape cousins 5-7 million years ago, we hominids have unfortunately...

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Skins are a crucial part of your kit - after all, they get you to the top! Without ski...

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It's October! The 10th calendar month has historically marked the beginning of the season ...

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We all know about the basic gear it takes to access the backcountry in safety and style --...

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Mind the Heel Gap

1/23/2020

Londoners and Dynafit binding owners tend to be very mindful of gaps. The city-folk are re...

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Pattern recognition is an evolved specialty of the human brain. This innate ability allows...

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Alpine skiers can be surprised to learn that tech bindings essentially suspend your boot i...

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With the arrival of the TLT5 in 2010, Dynafit officially entered the lightweight backcount...

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