Less slippery than its banana-peel yellow appearance, the Pomoca Climb 2.0 skin material is a solid choice in all conditions. It’s particularly noted for its packability and light weight. We have found this material ideal for expedition use and situations where low weight must be paired with durability and reliable grip. It’s also suitable for skiers who are making the transition a..
The Peak Mohair Mix is the workhorse in the Kohla family of high-performance climbing skins. Designed for use and abuse in rough snow (glaciers, on-piste), the grip and durability will keep you happy just about anywhere, but the impressive glide will get you there in a hurry. A perfectly balanced 65/35 blend of mohair and nylon is roughly the standard in mohair-mix skins. This skin..
The GlideLite Mix skins from Black Diamond are for skiers who want the most reliable glue in a more manageable form than the Ascensions. The skins are lighter, have better glide, and are more packable than the nylons. Made with 65% mohair, the mix offers 65% of the glide benefit of natural goat fibers. BD placed them on a thinner, more supple backing so you have a better chance of ..
The Pomoca Top Fix RACE attachments consist of a highly elastic 3.5mm traction cord, an eliptical ring with excentric holes, and a plastic end cap. These weigh 9 grams per tip including two rivets and the adjustable plastic end grip (which is now white, not black as in the picture). If you don't like peeling climbing skins off your skis with your finger nails, consider adding some ..
Contour race tips are an elastic with a sewn webbing on top and nylon washer to fit over the ski. Cut the skins, fold them back over themselves, sew or rivet the skin in place, and voila! Race rip ready.
Tips do not come with rivets or sewing kit.
Tips are sold in pairs...
The knees to your bees, the carrots to your peas, or the pajamas that your cat wears for some reason. The Pomoca Back Fix Easy is the complete top-to-bottom kit designed to get your climbing skins off the roll and onto the mountain. Included is a simple tip assembly that adjusts for a personalized fit and an adjustable length tail kit that you rivet on with the hammer you already ..
Pomoca skin attachments are available separately for your skin fixing pleasure. All parts are sold in pairs.
Clock Lock Tips - Swappable tip attachment system that is screwed on to your skin and allows interchange of various sizes of bent buckles. Comes with a pair of 85mm, 95mm, or 105mm buckles.
Tip Buckles - Interchangeable buckles that pop into the Click Lock Tips. Someti..
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 there are any standards for such things).
Trabs latest system is called Attivo and the skins are attached with wide, flat clas..
BD skins have some of the best attachment systems around. They are simple and stand the test of time. Find replacement parts or build a new skin using the tools below.
Ultralite Tip Kit - BD's new ultralight bar and rope system that affixes to skin tips with breakable screws.
Adjustable Tip Loops - Standard sized (80-105mm) flexible cable loops and the hardware to attach ‘em ..
Skins are made of tips, tails, glue, and fur. Except the fur, these can all be replaced. Here is our current lineup of parts from Colltex, the makers of Colltex skins.
Ace Tip Attachments - Combining the security of a standard tip attachment with the speed and efficiency of a race-notch. The Ace installs like a normal tip attachment without having to adjust your tail strap. Pull..
Tip & tails is the name of a chute in Wolverine cirque, a prominent feature in the Wasatch range. It’s also the primary concern of skiers trying to fix skins to their skis. Contour makes several such kits that could be just what you need to skin to the top of the chute.
Vario Front Clips – Tip attachment system that accepts various wire buckles, notch, and hole adapters. Min..
Kohla is an innovator when it comes to climbing skins. Aside from their new vacuum adhesive system, they make a bunch of functional attachments. Find an assortment of such Kohla parts below, all sold in pairs.
Rubber Tips – Dynafit-style rubber tips for fitting in notches of race skis and other skis with notches. Poke a hole in your skin material, push the tip through, fold the ..
Here lies G3 parts to repair your climbing skins or build your own custom set. It even includes options for twin tip skis and splitboards. Protect your skins with G3 skin savers.
Twin Tip Connectors - For use on skis with rounded tails and also fits well on splitboards. These are just the clips (no straps, rivets, etc) sold in pairs. These also work on BD tail straps.
Repair your Voile Splitboard skins. You may also make a custom set using your favorite parts from Voile and material from one of the many rolls we sell.
Tail Clip Kit - Everything you need to securely connect the tails of your skins to your splitboard. Includes rivets, attachments, tail straps, and clips.
Tail Clips - Replacement aluminum tail clips to attach skins to your sp..
While this cutter is about 5 times more expensive than the letter-opener variety, it makes trimming skins about 100 times easier. If you value your time and the quality of your cut, the math works out in your favor. Stick your untrimmed skins on your skis and run the trimming tool down the edges. Then store it somewhere you will remember for next time. Finally, go ski...
Trim your skins and open your letters with the same tool!..
Pre-schoolers tend to possess better arts and crafts skills than the average adult and would make light work of cutting a perfectly rounded tip or tail on a climbing skin. Unfortunately for most of us, we don’t always have a state-of-the-art pre-schooler available to do our arts and crafts which is why Pomoca is offering cutting patterns for climbing skins. Seeking those perfectly ..
Pomoca’s BiColor Wax is the Neapolitan ice cream and Swiss army knife of the climbing skin world. Each flavor has its own color-coded personality and is ready to give you a leg up on the competition no matter the conditions. Use the included scraper to clear any excess moisture from the material, choose your wax, apply, and away you go! Make glopping a thing of the past with Pomoca..
The folks at Kohla are smart and figured out that the easiest way to make your speedy climbing skins faster is to hot wax them. You do it for your skis, it’d only make sense to put it on your skins as well. Seeing as 90% of your time is spent skinning, they spent 90% of their time making a special wax formula just for that. The purple Evo wax is a low-fluoro concoction that is opti..
Leave it to the mohair experts to solve mohair’s problems. Crossing from sun-affected snow into shaded snow is a sure way to experience hateful glomming on the bottom of you skins. Applying Contour skin wax is a sure way to prevent it. The 40g block of blue wax is a special paraffin blend specifically designed to keep your skins from icing up. It comes in a small plastic container ..
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 yo..
Glop Stopper is the most popular climbing skin wax on the market. It temporarily improves the glide of your skins while adding a waterproof barrier to help prevent snow from sticking. Rub some on your skins before heading out for tours on sunny days. Keep a little in your pack just in case. Glopping snow stuck to your skins can make a bluebird day go bad. Stop the glop with Black D..
Get younger skin(s)! mountainFLOW developed their Eco Skin Wax with natural ingredients to give your skin the supple feel and performance it deserves. Delicately spritz a layer of this onto your climbing skins each morning before your cardio routine to refresh and revitalize them. This Eco Wax is a spray-on solution to prevent moisture from seeping into the pores and ruining your d..
Take twenty seconds to put a coat of Contour Liquid Wax on one skin and feel the difference compared to the untreated skin. The easiest and most effective way to add glide to your skins while preventing icing. Squeeze some liquid wax through the applicator sponge while rubbing it with the grain. The special formula impregnates the skin fibers, coating them with glide-y goodness. Sc..
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 glommi..
After a seasons’ worth of long days in the backcountry traversing high peaks covered in mostly snow, but also dotted by dirt, pine needles, moose scat, tree bark, and any manner of organic (or otherwise) refuse, your skins are tired. Let's face it, your skins have been very kind to you, and you've literally dragged them through all kinds of not-snow contaminants. It's no wonder the..