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.
While we were already impressed with the weight to performance ratio brought to market by the ZED 12, G3 has delivered yet again with the addition of the ZED 9. Gearing the binding towards lighter skiers, G3 put simplicity and ease of use to the forefront..
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..
In addition to being a fantastic accessory to the ZED and ION bindings, the G3 ION ski crampons could be called the universal crampon due to their second, 'direct to ski' mounting option. Of course, if you use it with the ION, it's even easier-- just slid..
Have a tendency to lose your skis under multiple feet of powder? Don't like the risk of dropping a ski down a 50-degree couloir that brakes are no match for? It could be time for ski leashes. Simple and straightforward, the G3 Leash is a coiled cable with..
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 that work with both the ION 10 and ION 12 bindings. You likely wouldn't get in trouble for ..
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..
Repair your G3 Splitboard skins using some new parts from Skimo Co (Snowboardmo Co didn't fit on the business cards-- sorry!). You may also make a custom set using your favorite parts from G3 and material from one of the many rolls of skin material that w..
Glomming, glopping, or just plain sticky snow-- whatever you call it, snow clumping up and sticking to your skins is miserable. Avoid that sad fate and waterproof your skins with the G3 Waterproof Skin Renew. Snow begins to stick to your skins once the mo..
Are you frustrated with not being able to pull your skins apart? The G3 Love Glove saves you from having them stuck together like the pages of a nudie magazine. Yes, the Love Glove is a condom for climbing skins. Slip one on and you are immediately protec..
Designed to cut snow blocks, the G3 Bonesaw might be more at home in the zombie apocalypse. A proper backcountry skier should know exactly what he/she is about to ski on, and what better way to analyze the snowpack than with a saw inscribed with a snow-cr..
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 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..
If you do any serious binding mounting or adjusting, then you should be using G3 Pozidriv tools. Comfortable grips, precise fit, and hardened steel tips make the ShopTech Pozidriv the tool you want to use on your precious gear-babies. The Pozidriv head fi..
It's never good to have a screw loose, especially in the backcountry. G3 has a minimalist tool with maximum effectiveness that even has the word backcountry right in the name! G3 Backcountry Binding Tool is ready to help you out when things get loose (but..