Take a sneak peek at some ski mountaineering products that will be coming available in the future.
With the recent focus on dual-certified helmets for skimo racing, it’s refreshing to see a proper light helmet with maximum ventilation. The CAMP Storm helmet replacing the incredibly popular Speed helmet, which protected the heads of skimo racers and alpinists across the globe. The helmet features improved fit and user-friendly operation in a technical alpine environment. The dial..
Movement skis are light and fast, so it’s fitting that Movement skins are light and fast. Hidden underneath the Movement logo is the Colltex extreme formula, a favorite among ski-alpinists across the land. Sold in one length of 190cm, the Mohair cut-to-fit skins are offered in multiple widths to fit your preferred waistline. Fitting them to your skis is straightforward. Adjust the ..
Designed by Dynafit with efficiency in mind, the Race Pro Pack is one of the lightest and most streamlined backpacks around. But weight doesn't matter unless it’s easy to use under pressure with a sky-high heart rate and cold hands. Luckily, Dynafit delivers on both accounts. One large side zipper provides access to the main compartment. Inside you will find a waterproof security p..
Movement’s skis are admirable performers in dangerous terrain. But without the proper skin to get you there, said terrain is even more dangerous. Colltex’s track record and favoritism among alpinists made Movement’s choice of skin-manufacturer simple. The Mohair Mix skins are are a good blend of grip, glide, and durability in the high mountains. Sold in one length of 190cm, the fou..
Updated colors, materials, and streamlined operation. That is the name of the game for Ultimate Direction’s new race pack. Building on the success of the Skimo 18, the Race Vest has been optimized for speed, speed, and more speed. With less front pockets than a typical vest, the Race Vest enjoys freedom of movement and breathability without sacrificing easily accessible hydration a..
For years Ski Trab been on the front lines of forward thinking skimo gear and the Litepad Mountain Pack is no exception. Designed to be the durable everyday touring pack, the Litepad features a 3D Back Protector which functions in multiple roles. Foremost it offers ventilated back protection from obstacles all the sharp things that skiers tend to carry in their packs. The 3D Back ..
Have a Gara Titan or older TR-Race binding that won’t fit your new boots? Ski Trab adjustment plates are the solution. All plates sold in pairs.
Flex 30 Plate – A flexible techno-polymer plate that doesn’t interfere with your ski flex! Weighing a mere 57g, the Flex 30 has an integrated slider-bolt to make adjustments super easy and quick. The mounting pattern has screws that are..
Wearing lightweight race gloves in the backcountry has spoiled us since the dexterity is unmatched. However, rare is the mid-winter day warm enough to wear a thin glove exclusively. The Dynafit Borax Mitten allows you to enjoy your dexterous gloves while keeping your hands warm. Slip these over your tiny gloves (on your tiny hands?) and let the Primaloft insulation do the talking (..
As one of the most versatile lightweight gloves, the Gara Evo Women’s Gloves are the backbone of a light ‘n fast skier’s hand-gear quiver. The gloves feature an ultralight wind-mitten that is stowed in the back of the palm as opposed to the cuff with similar gloves. This helps the glove fit better, maintain a bit of extra insulation, and provides a nice spot for a hand-warmer. The ..
Take the Colltex Express route! Given that we only have so many calories we can burn before turning into a zombie, the more help we can get on the way up, the better. That means, first and foremost, to improve your skinning technique and get lighter gear. Chances are, if you are reading this on our website, you have already done both of those. Next step is to get some wax. Since y..
Moving your bindings to some new skis? Need some wider brakes for your fatties? Plum now has replacement brakes available for all Guide and Yak bindings. The brakes use a sliding lock system to remain retracted while skinning. Just push the red button to release! The brakes are available in 85mm, 95mm, 105mm, 115mm, and 135mm widths to match just about every ski.
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Nikwax has long been the industry leader in reviving outdoor clothing and preserving the integrity of high-tech fabrics. Turns out they can do the same for your climbing skins. The Ski Skin Wax uses similar chemicals to the Nikwax DWR (durable water repellent) treatments to add water-repellency directly to the fibers. This also means mucho glide in the spring when others are glom..
The Gara (Race) Overglove is Ski Trab’s way of keeping all 10 of your digits cozy and dexterous. Lightweight overgloves are the preferred way of employing thin race gloves in sub-zero temperatures. Instead of Velcro that can ball up with snow and be rendered useless, the Ski Trab uses a neoprene cuff with a sturdy pull tab to seal out the elements. The palm of the Gara Overglove is..
Rather than integrate the brakes into the bindings, Atomic decided to make it easy on you. Manufactured in five different sizes as a modular accessory to the Backland Tour binding, the brakes sit directly underneath the baseplate of the heel piece. This affords a lot of flexibility for weight savings (remove the brake) or ski width changes (replace the brake). One large lever is th..
La Sportiva’s version of a Race Overglove epitomizes the light ‘n fast movement. Overmitts are usually deployed on a windy ridge or when the temperatures drop, which is no time to be fumbling around. Instead of being tucked into a tight cuff, the Sportiva mitt is stored on the backside of the hand with a single elastic strap, which provides quick and easy fold-over access. The Race..
Dexterity is an extremely important feature in a touring glove, however dexterity does you no good if your fingers are cold and you can’t move them. La Sportiva decided to take matters into their own warm hands and craft a mitten to give you the best of both worlds. The insulated finger pocket of the Skimo Mitten flips up and over the backside of your hand to vent heat or momentari..
It seems fitting that a company that knows how to max your skis glide as fast as possible, also knows how to make them grip as much as possible. Introducing Start’s Skin Grip Wipe! Working double duty as a water-repellent agent and a grip/glide enhancer, the Skin Grip Wipe is applied like a disposable moist towelette, but for your skins and can be used year-round. Simply wipe the m..
“Alps” and “Tech” are some of our favorite words so this hat quickly caught our attention. Plus, who doesn’t like a good beanie? Atomic used a combination of 91% Polyester and 9% Spandex make this cap 100% complete. One size fits most heads and it is thin enough to be worn under a helmet. The Alps Tech Beanie is a helpful head-companion for any mountain athlete getting out in the d..
Make short work of cutting snow with the lightweight, easily packable Igloo 35 Folding Snow Saw. Brooks-Range has made it simple with a great multi-purpose tool. An aggressive tooth is perfect for building an igloo, barrier wall, or digging a snow-pit for assessing avalanche danger. If needed, this blade will cut wood too! The strong aluminum blade is anodized flat black with 1mm, ..
The Finnish leader in low-friction snow gliding has infiltrated Skimo Co and we couldn’t be happier. Once you get a taste of Start wax, there’s no going back. Addictingly fast, long lasting, and Finnish. With a broad assortment of waxes to choose from, there is no reason your skis and skins shouldn’t be properly waxed before every tour and race. Waxing skins is a secret trick that ..
Start’s Metal Scraper is just that, a metal scraper made by Start. A key tool of any ski workshop, the metal scraper can be used for a variety of things. Most often it will be seen scraping newly added P-Tex off the base of your skis. Be sure to add a fresh coat of wax after a good repair job...
Now you can wax like a professional. If you spend a lot of time on your skis then Start’s Acrylic Wax Scraper will be a valuable utensil, right next to your forks and knives. The scraper is just flexible enough to get into the grooves of a concave base but stiff enough to get an even scrape from edge to edge. Start’s Acrylic Wax scraper can be used to wax just about anything except..
Instead of having a ridiculous amount of brushes to choose from, here is one that does it all. Nylon brushes are better for softer waxes that are designed for warm temperatures, but lack the brute strength that brass has for harder, cold temperature waxes. That’s why the Start Combi Brush was born. Containing 50% Brass, 50% Nylon, the Combi Brush works 100% of the time, every time...
With good reason soft flasks have been increasing in popularity. If you haven’t already tasted the Kool-Aid, let us enlighten you. When fully loaded with water, soft flasks maintain their shape just like a hard bottle. After a few sips, however, the contents won’t slosh around; instead it’s a quiet and air-tight blob that conforms to your body and moves with you. When it’s empty, ..
The goal of a high-altitude bottle holder is to keep fluids in their liquid state for as long as possible. Dynafit attempts to achieve that goal with the Alpine Bottle Holder, which is an insulated version of the Universal. The holder fits most hard bottles and attaches directly to the shoulder strap of Dynafit and possible other packs. A bungee cord helps keep the bottle from roll..
The Dynafit Universal Bottle Holder is self-explanatory. Let us explain. You attach the holder to the shoulder strap on a backpack and then put a water bottle in it. The Universal size fits most hard-bottles with the glaring exception of Nalgene (too fat). The holder is lined with a thermal-reflective material to help insulate the content from the outside. A bungee cord hold the bo..
It’s only fitting that Crazy Idea is the company to debut the world’s fastest undies. The Protons are the first boxers designed specifically for the unique rigors of skimo racing and backcountry skiing. The Proton features an athletic fit which helps keep your cargo secured. The quick-drying material’s sweat-wicking powers regulate temperature for a dehumidified and climate-control..
Dynafit has always pushed the limits of fashion, most notably with Lycra. After your ski tour, you can pull back from the edge with the Logo Hoody. Fairly low-key styles means you won’t get teased by free-riders, snowboarders, and other cool kids. Blending 80% Cotton and 20% Polyester, Dynafit made the hoodie techie enough to be comfortable in all winter climates. This means you wo..
Take the mountains to the street! The Atomic Alps FZ Tech Hoodie is a stylish hoodie with that techy feel of mountain wear. As a bonus it has advanced features such as a zipper. The full-length zipper is broken down into a few sections: bottom, middle, and top. Zipped to the bottom, the majority of the hoodie is left open, allowing extreme ventilation. Park it at the top and the ho..
The Movement Ball Cap was developed with Movement lovers in mind. If you have Movement skis, aspire to ski on Movement skis, or just think Movement skis are cool, then this hat has your name on it. Literally, we’ll write your name on it before we ship if you ask, little-league style. A versatile headdress, the Ball Cap pairs well with white snow or black coffee...
Every good ski company needs a trucker hat, which is why our introduction of the SCARPA Logo Trucker hat is long overdue. Instead of calling it something fancy like “cappelo,” SCARPA decided to call it what it is: the Logo Trucker Hat. Of course, they probably still call it a cappelo in Italy. Constructed with a cotton-front for comfort and a mesh-rear for breathability, the Logo..
DWR treated softshell jackets, pants, skin suits, gloves, and the like get stinky after a while. Throwing them in the wash with normal detergent can easily strip weatherproofing and render a perfectly good garment useless in inclement weather. Use the Nikwax products below to keep your soft goods performing as if they were new. All the garment care products come with easy-to-follow..
The Dynafit First Tracks Tee might look like a standard 100% cotton short-sleeve t-shirt designed for apres-ski mode. However, it’s actually been carefully designed to function as Dynafit’s first ever recovery garment. The cotton construction ensures comfort while your heart rate is down and your feet are up. The fit is perfectly trimmed to not impede the natural expansion of an ov..
The best skiers are made in summer, and you can claim First Tracks all year round. Recover from your 150-day season by relaxing in the 100% cotton Dynafit T-Shirt. The sleeves stretch just enough to let your triceps recover from all that spring poling. The collar has a generous cut to allow your shoulders to enjoy not-carrying a backpack. The tummy will stretch over the apres-ski 4..
It’s time to profess love for your favorite Italian footwear manufacturer to the general public. Made with a very precise 52% Cotton and 48% Polyester blend, the Logo Tee fits in while on a spring ski tour or hanging out at the crag. Speaking of fitting in, the fit is European, so it’ll perfectly accentuate your post-ski season physique. If you are a big SCARPA fan like we are, the..
If SCARPA runs through your veins, the time has come for you to don the Women’s Logo Tee. This act is mutually beneficial for both SCARPA and the wearer. SCARPA is being advertised by the wearer using a great conversation starter. The wearer is being treated by SCARPA to another amazing and comfortable product. The Logo Tee offers more than enough breathability and comfort to be us..
Thanks to Atomic for listening to the people and taking the action. Who doesn’t love the Alps, skis, and t-shirts? We sure do. That’s why the Alps T-Shirt is here, because two of our favorite things appeared in the form of one of our other favorite things and we knew we had to share it with the world. A lightweight 50% Cotton/50% Polyester blend is comfortable enough to wear doing ..
Outside their natural habitat of steep skin tracks and steeper couloirs, the native women-of-winter can only be found in avant-ski or après-ski mode. Atomic realized the natives needed some functional casual apparel to compete with their high-tech ski gear. A 50/50 cotton and polyester blend offers a perfect balance between breathability and comfort. Fit is spot-on. The Alps T-Shir..
Fischer is always one step ahead, even with their T-shirts. Made from 100% cotton, this Logo tee serves multiple functions. Extreme style in low-output activities is its primary talent. It also hides your nipples. The Fischer Logo T is a favorite everywhere from a summer ski tour to a backyard barbecue. Get your Fischer on with the Logo T-Shirt...