Skimo Co
Joey W

Joey W




5' 10"


165 lbs

Shoe Size

US 9.50

Skier Type

Type III - Aggressive

Ski Frequency:


Recent Posts

Sarah - one thing that helps me a LOT on this issue is making sure your skis are waxed. If they aren't waxed, water freezes to the bottom of the ski and skins won't stick. With wax, the bottom of the ski stays clean and repels water, so the skins can stick easier. Ironically, they are also way easier to rip with wax too.
Really like the glide and glue on these skins. They rip easily, yet remain pretty sticky on subsequent laps. Only problem is that after only a few days (less than 10) of use, the glue has come off in big patches. I'm not sure if this is a widespread issue or if I got a bad batch of glue.
That explains a lot! My friend and I have been arguing about the stickiness of Trab glue. I thought Trab glue was perfect, he thought it was too sticky. It turns out we were experiencing a different glue altogether. LOL. Thanks for the clarification.
I thought Ski Trab skins were manufactured by Contour, not Colltex, right?
Meh. This pack has some nice things about it, and some things that need improvement. PROS: - Lightweight and minimal - Mailbox compartment works well CONS: - Buckles are too small for gloves! I find myself fumbling around just to buckle the waist or chest straps. - The waist buckle is very hard to use because it wraps all the way around to the hip rather than somewhat in front. Sounds like a minor issue, but when you have gloves and gear on, it's a total pain. - The pockets on the inside are a bit TOO min...

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