Now you can get your ol’ reliables by the meter centimeter. Customize your skins with your favorite tip and tail, or attach the STS tip & tails for an inexpensive version of the Black Diamond kits. The BD Ascension nylon skins can take a beating and are backed with the stickiest glue around. According to local legends, they are the only thing that works in some climates. Type i..
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 ..
A simple and affordable tip system for race skins. The Colltex Race Fix kit consists of two bungee cords, washers and plastic end caps. They are affixed to your race skins with some vinyl and hammer rivets which are also included. You can also sew them on, which is how they come attached in the PDG kits. Whether your skins were purchased off the roll or dismembered in an accident, ..
The Kohla race tips are a full-featured combo of bungees, rivets, stoppers, metal crimps, and plastic end caps. Cut and fold some skin over the bungees. Punch or drill some holes and hammer the rivets in place. Adjust the stoppers for you desired tip offset, and crimp them in place. Finally, place the plastic end caps to give yourself enough to grab and trim off the excess bungee. ..
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..
Tailor your current carpets to a Dynafit ski with some climbing skin attachments. Priced individually, packaged as pairs. Add 2 if you have a pair of skins to fix. If you just need one, we will break the set so it will be unpackaged.
Rubber Tip - The rubber tips that fix Speedskins to the notches found in the tips of Dynafit and other skis. AKA Fix Long.
Tip Plate - The plast..
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.
Tip Loop Kit – Cable system that feeds through a metal tube under the skin and a plastic adjuster on top of the ski.
Rounded Tip Bracket – Curved metal buckle that sits on the tip of the ski. Fold a skin over i..
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.
Cobra Tip Kit – Unique metal bails with plastic ski tip receptors that come with PVC strips and hammer rivets. Fold the PVC over the bails and hammer them onto a length of..
G3 parts to repair your existing skin or build your own set.
Tail Connector Kit - Sturdy plastic straps with metal clips, which fit best on skis with flattish tails. Comes with rivet plates and hammer rivets for attaching to the skin material.
Twin Tip Connectors - For use on skis with rounded tails and also fits well on splitboards. These are just the clips (no straps, rivet..
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...
Doing the job almost as well as more expensive skin cutters, the G3 Trim Tool is a revelation when compared to “letter-opener” blades that require repositioning the skins after each cut. Just center your skins on your skis and run the tool along the edges. Voila! Neatly trimmed skins.
Newly-tweaked to reveal just a bit more edge, the G3 tool is easily worth its low price (less t..
Trim your skins and open your letters with the same tool!..
Easily confused for deodorant, the Colltex Ski & Skin wax also helps to prevent stink. The wax consists of special paraffin waterproofs that prevent ice buildup on your skins. It can also be used on your ski bases. This means you glide faster and work less hard, possibly preventing body odor*. Turn the knob as you would with your primary Speed Stick and out pops beautifully sme..
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..
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..
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 ..
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..
Eco Skinproof is an environment-friendly skin-impregnation agent. If that doesn’t have you confused, nothing will. But don’t worry, usage is simple: point at your climbing skins and spray. The magic formula is effective against snow build-up and improves your glide. This is critical in spring and helpful in other seasons (except summer, when you’re skinning on rock and dirt). As a ..
Gu for your skins! “Monodosis” means single dose, or in this context, single use. The Pomoca Eco-Wax Monodosis is a genius anti-glopping solution for climbing skins that allows you to bring only what you need and nothing more. The wax has a consistency like lotion and will penetrate deeper into the climbing skin plush for longer lasting grip and glide. It is stored in a low-profile..
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..
Treat your natural mohair skins with a coat of unnatural chemicals. Naturally, this will improve your experience in spring when snow is wavering between cold and wet. This quick-spray formula helps prevent icing as you skin from shadow to sunlight and back. It also increases the glide of mohair skins throughout the season. Spray, pray, and better enjoy your day. 200ml.
A water-based solution to the water-based problem of glop. When you skin between wet and dry snow, it’s like building a snowman on the bottom of your skis. A heavy snowman that has a lot of drag. Sponge some BD Free Glide onto your skins to help prevent this. The bottle contains 2 ounces (60 mL) of snowman repellent.
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..
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 ..
If you have the Contour Hybrid skins (mohair or mix), you’re likely enjoying the easy-to-manage, multi-layer glue formula. The skins stick to your skis yet require little effort to separate when stored glue-to-glue. Keep it that way for years with the Contour Hybrid Cleaning Spray. This proprietary formula cleans and refreshes the surface layer of glue. Cleanliness is next to godli..
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..