Based in the Italian resort town of Bormio, Ski Trab made its first pair of skis in 1946. Borrowing materials and techniques from the aerospace industry, the company manufactures top-end race and touring skis with an impressive combination of weight and durability. Trab's signature 14-layer Aramid honeycomb construction consistently dominates the podium at World Cup skimo events.
Strong athletes from around the globe are flocking to skimo racing as a winter pursuit, which means that the specialized gear can become even more specialized. Higher levels of competition necessitate higher levels of performance. The Gara Aero Sprint ski..
Ski Trab has introduced a women’s version of the Gara Aero World Cup. It’s possible that while experimenting with various new flexes for the men’s version, they stumbled upon the perfect flex for female racers. But more likely, Trab knew what they were do..
The Gara Aero World Cup race ski is the pinnacle of Ski Trab research and development. Using the new Attivo production process, the Gara (Italian for Race) Aero WC consists of 14 layers of lightweight technology. A Hibox 3k carbon fiber filament encases s..
A common nugget of life-wisdom is that the journey is truly the reward. If you enjoy the levelling-up aspect of skimo racing, then the Ski Trab Powercup is just what you need. Light, sturdy, and not terribly painful on the wallet, the Powercup features a ..
Found in a product description deep inside the 19/20 Ski Trab product catalog is a line of text that quietly affirms their commitment to their craft-- "Well begun is half done". With its origin going back to a time long before Aristotle lived, this idiom ..
The Sintesi is lightweight mountaineering ski with a long-ish radius that has great handling on steep ice. It also handles the variable conditions your throw at it due to the Attivo progressive shape and flex. The Sintesi is offered with a couple stiffnes..
Ski Trab is the best ski manufacturer you have never heard of (unless you frequent Skimo.co). The Trabucchi family has been building only backcountry skis in Bormio, Italy, below Gavia pass, for 74 years. Simply put, they live, breathe, and ski the snow-c..
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When it comes to the finer things in life, we coarse Americans must look to Italy for subtlety and refinement. When it comes to skis, we look to the Trabucchi family, who have been building skis in Bormio, Italy, at the entrance to the famed Stelvio Natio..
Kudos to Ski Trab for an innovative toe piece! With a patented design that doesn’t require coiled springs, the Gara Titan approaches the 100 gram weight barrier that only recently seemed implausible. With the toe lever angled against included striker plat..
The original Ski Trab Titan Vario is spoken of in hushed and reverent tones here at Skimo Co, and the fact that many of our employees ski this binding for ~90% of their days each season is evidence of how much we liked the original version. If the origina..
The perfect binding? The Ski Trab Titan Vario Adjustable has everything you need and nothing you don’t. The patented Trab Titan toes are magnificent. The toe wings are affixed with bomber Titanium and operate independently of each other. This means that o..
The Gara Titan Release Adjustable is, you guessed it, an adjustable version of the Gara Titan Release binding. Adjustability in this case refers to the boot sole length (BSL), since you can slide the heel piece forward and back within a range of 28 millim..
Although limited in boot compatibility*, the TR-2 binding is not limited in features and performance. Ski Trab developed a unique heel design that uses downward pressure to maximize steering precision. It also lets you change from ski-mode to walk-mode wi..
Italian toes are more likely to be held onto skis using these widgets. If you’ve got toe problems or just want your feet to look more Italian, get some new binding toe pieces here. This is our growing collection of Ski Trab binding toes.
Titan Vario.2 ..
These aren’t your mother’s stilettos. Ski Trab now sets the latest fashion trends in Italy, and it’s becoming fashionable to waltz around in Titan high-heels. If you’d like to keep up with the latest trends, or just get back to skiing, check out these bin..
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 are sold in pairs.
Race Heel Plate - A bolt-tension plate with 60mm rails. With these plates, a Ski Trab race (gara) heel ..
A little bit of skinning and walking doesn’t scare most backcountry skiers, but dropping a ski from up high can really put a damper on a day. Not every ski partner is willing to tackle a ski like a football player, so it’s best to either hold on really ti..
The Italians are always on the leading edge of ski technology and Trab in-particular has both speed and safety in mind. With options for all Ski Trab bindings, these brakes are mounted directly underneath the heel piece, which results in a secure connecti..
Replacement parts and accessories for Ski Trab TR-Race, Gara Titan, and TR-2 bindings. All are sold in pairs. Also see our listings for complete toes and heels.
Crampon Attachments - Slide underneath the toe pieces and accept standard tech binding ski ..
The Gara Aero race skins are made with 100% mohair and are designed to attach to the Gara Aero World Cup skis. The skins feature the Attivo fixing system that has wide tip clasps with a pull tab. These are parallel race skins that don't need trimming. In ..
Ski Trab uses a unique Attivo fixing system to attach skins quickly and securely to its skis. Designed to be pulled with one hand from either the tip or tail, the skin fix consists of a metal clasp with a pull tab (tip) and a plastic knob (tail) that fit ..
Now you can get your speedy World Cup skins off the roll. And for fat skis too! Choose from several sizes up to 95mm wide and enjoy the supple mohair with glide treatments for all your reasonably-sized skis. The signature yellow* Ski Trab race skins are s..
With a bit more grip and durability than the World Cup race formula, the red Evo skins from Ski Trab still pack some serious glide. Made with 100% mohair, the skin material is the same as that used in the precut skins for Trab’s aramid-core skis. Combined..
The Mix formula from Ski Trab is 65% mohair and 35% nylon, a nice blend of glide and durability. The mix comes in sexy orange and is sold by the centimeter so you can get exactly the length you need (remember you probably have two skis to cover!). Use the..
Ski Trab likes to go it alone. They require uniquely sized drill bits, make 14-layer skis, and invented a whole new boot interface for the TR2 binding. Unsurprisingly, the thought-leaders of Bormio use non-standardized climbing skin attachments (not that ..
Doubly certified, doubly cool. The Ski Trab Race Helmet is certified to both skiing and mountaineering standards. The extra certification adds a touch of weight compared to climbing helmets, but having the right protection on the downhill is worth it for ..
The Attivo is a lightweight, ventilated skimo helmet lined with comfortable padding. Uniquely, it has implants designed to hold Ski Trab goggles, which can then be raised onto the brim as necessary. The helmet is built with high-density polystyrene for im..
A Skimo helmet that is certified for skiing - what a concept! This is Ski Trab's second dual certified helmet, proudly and appropriately named the Aero. Ski Trab utilizes their Hollow Core Technology to cool your head with two different front air-intakes ..
Goggle Clips - Elastic bungee retention system that installs on the Ski Trab Race Helmet to secure your goggles. Also works with headlamps.
GoPro Mount - Use this to bolt directly into your Ski Trab helmet for mounting cameras or compatible lights.
Utah Skimo is a non-profit with a mission to elevate the sport of skimo racing in Utah. We’ve combined forces on a 2-piece race suit suitable for men and women. Since it’s a two piece, you can wear just the top or bottom as you see fit to tour or train. T..
After much contemplation on the skin track, we collectively decided that while trucker hats and neck gaiters are useful, they don’t embody our values quite as much as skiing in tight spandex does. Our search for the perfect skinsuit to boldly go where no ..
There be dragons! While not long ago American female skimo racers were as rare as dragons, history is now changing into the present. And in the very near future, you will be wearing this Ski Trab Dragon Suit and racing up and down mountains like there wer..
So, you have the Ski Trab race suit, the sub-700g race skis, the coolest race binding, and you even have the Trab branded neck buff. You're already basically a walking Ski Trab billboard when you're on the skin track, and in keeping with that theme, why n..
It's time to spread the word about what is possibly the best ski manufacturer on the planet in the form of Ski Trab's Logo t-shirt. Maybe not the right shirt for the occasion, but these shirts are a great conversation starter at cocktail parties. Ski Trab..
Finely crafted ski poles like the Vertical Carbon QC poles have evolved drastically from the rough hewn sticks early humans used, but they still serve the same basic purpose. Lighter, stronger, and more niche-focused, these 100% carbon poles have a low sw..
Piuma means featherweight in Italian. Vertical means vertical in English. Simple word math leads to a featherweight pole meant for skiing some vertical. The Piuma Vertical Pole is a 100% carbon fiber shaft appended with sleek Vertical race baskets. Ski Tr..
Standing atop the podium on race day isn't a stand-alone event. Months of training runs that start in the daylight and end with a headlamp, solo dawn patrols, and many thousands of vertical feet climbed all go into winning a race. All those funny off-bala..
Suggestive of a good match with the Maestro skis, the poles with the same name are similarly designed to be reliable tools when you find yourself deep in the hills. Built with tough Ergal aluminum, the single shaft poles have no moving parts and are built..
Ortles? Rhymes with...well, nothing really. Monte Ortles is the tallest peak above Bormio where Ski Trab designs, builds, and tests all of their products including these cool sticks. In all the years there have been adjustable ski poles, the only jump in ..
Ski Trab pole replacement parts to fix or upgrade your poles. All baskets, handles, and straps are sold in pairs, unless otherwise noted. Shafts and ferrules are sold individually.
Vertical Baskets - Race pole baskets that measure 6.5cm x 6.5cm. For Tr..
The Ski Trab Aero 2 replaces the Maximo goggles and continues to fill a niche in the ski-eyewear market. Sunglasses don’t offer enough protection from face shots or sideways snow. Alpine goggles don’t have venting so the anti-fog treatments get overwhelme..
Ski Trab’s lightest headlamp is designed for 4 A.M. wake-up calls, Tuesday night races, or those afternoon ski adventures that don’t quite go according to plan. Weighing less than 100g, you won’t even notice the Sprint Lamp until you press the on button. ..
Need a backup battery? Replacement head strap? Find accessories for the Ski Trab headlamps here. Hopefully you have a europlug to charg 'em!
Aero Head Strap – The headband with Velcro onto which you can attach a lamp.
Helmet Support – The tripod tha..
The Gara Evo World Cups are lightweight racing and adventure gloves with retractable wind protection. Uniquely the wind covers stow into the back of the palm, as opposed to the wrists. This adds a bit of warmth to the back of the hand while stowed, and al..
Magic-Oh yes they are. The Ski Trab Magico.2 glove boasts an all-leather design that is as luxurious as it is functional. More leather can be found on the palm, thumb, and forefinger for increased durability where you work your gloves the hardest. Incleme..
Ski Trab has conveniently named their gloves to match their skis. So in practice, if your race skis are staying home and you are taking out your Maestro's on a beautiful winter day, you should grab your Maestro.2 gloves to complete your attire. Designed t..
With Gore-Tex and space-age insulated jackets readily available, it can be hard to truly imagine what 60 degrees below zero felt like for the early Arctic explorers, clad only in wool and primitive fur clothing. However, the level of cold you feel when yo..