Genuine Guide Gear, known colloquially as G3, is a Canadian manufacturer of backcountry ski gear. For the last several years they have been trending towards the light side, with several models of tech bindings and carbon skis. All gear is backed by a one year warranty.
Many casual skiers believe that lightweight ski-touring bindings must sacrifice some performance. While we continue to debunk that myth, G3 may have just ended the discussion altogether with the ZED binding. With the proven ION as the foundation, the desi..
Now you can get your I-on without brakes. After a successful, virtually problem-free, introduction of the ION in 2014/15, G3 is now offering a cornucopia of I-options. The LT 12 version is basically the same impressive platform as the original, just witho..
After proving the ION could handle abuse by aggressive skiers on big skis, G3 has now introduced a version with release values more appropriate for average folk. The ION 10 is essentially the same award-winning platform as the original version, but tuned ..
G3 is quietly gaining some impressive expertise with tech bindings. After experiencing moderate success with the uniquely designed Onyx and Ruby bindings, G3 has decided to focus on improving a more familiar design. And improve it they did, with many subt..
Hallelujah, it’s raining toe pieces. G3 is now selling toe and heel pieces separately. Taking a long hut trip and don’t want to risk gear failure that’d end the trip? Maybe you dropped your skis out of your roof box and only the toe piece broke? Lost a sk..
Taking a hut trip or long traverse and want some backup? Want to revive an old, beat up pair of skis? G3’s tech heel pieces are available separately and now you can rest knowing you don’t have to buy a new binding when one component takes a beating. The h..
You could also call it the Universal Ski Crampon. With the option to mount it independently from the actual binding, the ION crampon can be used with any tech binding. Of course, if you use it with the ION it's even easier: just slide the included recepto..
Replacement brakes for G3 ski bindings. If you've broken a brake or are switching skis and need a new width, look for your G3 brakes here.
ION brakes - Stoppers tha work with both the ION 10 and ION 12 bindings. You likely wouldn't get in trouble for p..
Low friction semi-synthetic binding grease suitable for low temperatures and prolonged contact with plastic. This is the grease G3 uses for it's ION bindings, but it is good stuff that can be used to lube other Dynafit-style bindings. Great for the inside..
Parts for your G3 ION Binding. If you don't see the item you need, please contact us and we will do our best to get it for you. Please note some items are sold individually (x1) and others in pairs (x2).
ION Crampon Connector - Adapter kit for attachin..
The compromise between lightweight packability and reliable grip is a perennial challenge that skin makers are trying to address. How much mohair? How much nylon? How much of the bottom of the ski do we want to cover? G3 has been making skins for years, a..
Here lies G3 parts to repair your climbing skins or to build your own custom set.
Escapists Tip Kit - Self-aligning stainless steel clips to fit many ski tip shapes, sold as a pair.
Twin Tip Connectors - For use on skis with rounded tails and also f..
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Multi-use gear is bonus for ultralight enthusiasts and G3 offers one with the Rutschblock cord. The coated steel cable is designed for isolating snow columns but is also great cutting small cornices. No need to carry dynamite and a snowpack tool, just car..
If your skinning helmet doesn’t breathe very well (and thus is unlikely a skinning helmet), check out the G3 Touring Cap. While not offering the best protection from rockfall, it is awesome in other ways. The touring-specific 5-panel caps are made of swea..
If you like strong, lightweight backcountry ski poles with lots of amenities, G3 nails it for you. The Via Carbon is an adjustable pole that is durable enough for big adventures and handy enough for daily touring. With a Quick Flick utility tab on the han..
Eli Whitney has long been credited with the popularization of interchangeable and replaceable parts, an idea that’s been around since the late 1700’s. Thankfully, that lightbulb moment is still a technique being used today. Break a pole? Lose a basket? Ou..