Climbing skins come in various sizes and are typically made of nylon, mohair, or a blend. Nylon is known for its durability while mohair sheds weight and increases glide. Blends aim to get the best of both worlds. Cover your tips and tails if you want the best grip, or go skinny for speed!
For those who have ever been out on days when the skin track is basically vera glass ice, things can feel desperate on average width skis, let alone using a pair of race skis and race skins. When conditions seem downright obnoxious, Voile has you covered with the Hyper Glide Skimo Skins. Using the same blend as their Hyper Glide skins, this version is cut in narrower lengths design..
With the Montamix Adrenaline, MONTANA is entering the world of glue that’s not too sticky, not not sticky, but juuust right. They call this adhesive FUSIONTEC, which they herald as being one of the best adhesives out there. Testing the skins for ourselves, we came away highly impressed and think you will too. This glueless adhesive (we promise this is a very real thing) allows for ..
Majesty precut skins are, you guessed it, precut for select models of Majesty skis. Built using Contour’s Hybrid technology, these skins offer reliable adhesion in wicked cold temperatures while remaining easy to rip apart. This is truly a “win-win” situation if you ask us. Another benefit to the Hybrid glue is its ease of serviceability. Once the glue starts to become less sticky,..
Not in the mood to trim climbing skins? Then scroll to the drop-down menu, select the model and length of ski you own, and click “add to cart.” Then, a friendly Skimo Co staff member will ship them to you, and voilà, they are ready to use! It’s just that simple. Built using Pomoca Climb 2.0 plush, these skins offer excellent grip without compromising the glide, which will be welcom..
Not in the mood to cut and mess up your newly purchased climbing skins? Then don’t! Armada has done the hard part for you by trimming these to perfectly match the sidecut of your Locator ski. By going with a mohair nylon mix, these Austrian-made skins are designed to be light and packable without compromising on durability. The Fiber Seal construction protects the glue against mois..
Love your Voile Objective or Objective BC Skis, but do not want to spend hours custom building skins for the tip notch? Check out the Voile Hyper Glide Objective 85mm Skins. As with their other skins, Voile teamed up with Pomoca to produce a top-notch product. Made of a 70% mohair and 30% nylon blend, these 85mm wide skins have enough grip for the steepest skin tracks, while keepin..
Skiers have long considered the Pomoca Climb 2.0 skins the everyday workhorse for the uptrack and it's no different for splitboarders. The Climb 2.0s utilize a proven formula that blends 70% mohair with a 30% touch of nylon for easy gliding while still maintaining a trouble-free grip. The splitboard version of these skins come designed for the unique shape of a board's skis and the..
Alright splitboarders, let's be real. By the nature of the beast, your setup is already going to be heavier than that of most skiers' in the backcountry. That's alright, but don't let your skins weigh you down too! The Pomoca Free Pro 2.0 skins are the fast and light option for the splitters out there who insist on surfing pow but also refuse to go slow. The great grip and even bet..
Hybrid is all the rage these days. Hybrid cars, hybrid dog breeds, hybrid wines. Ok, maybe I made two of those up, but in the skin world Hybrid is hot. Elan is using Contour's Hybrid Mix skins as their go-to option for your Elan Ripsticks. 70% mohair, 30% nylon - 100% fast and durable. Mohair is the fast, nylon helps to increase durability so the two working together means you have..
Skinny skins for skinny skis. Yes, these are officially skins for (backcountry) cross country skis, but they can also be great for skimo missions with long approaches without much vert. Use the amazing mohair from Contour (the inventors of mohair skins) for great reliability when traversing and doing gentle climbs. On the durable side of mohair skins, these have sticky glue and wil..
Looking for the quickest and best-est climbing skin solution for your new Dynastar touring skis? Hard to beat precut skins since Dynastar has partnered with industry-leading Pomoca to make matching carpets with exceptional glide and easy-to-manage glue. The tip and tail attachments are straightforward and let you rip the skins off from the tail while standing. Find sets that come r..
Chances are that your first few seasons of ski touring were spent on some extremely grippy, yet heavy, pair of orange skins that shouldn’t be named. Hopefully, you've learned from your mistake and are ready to pick a real set of skins, like the Kohla Freeride Air Skins. These are a great option for skiers looking to save weight and space in their packs for snacks, layers, or maybe ..
When it comes to Mother Nature and Old Man Winter, we need to respect our elders. Using the Natural Skin and Ski wax from Colltex is one way to do that. This formula is both PFC free as well as biodegradable so you can pick up some speed without leaving behind unwanted chemicals in our beautiful world. Meant to completely cover your needs you can add this to your ski bases or skins..
To truly embrace the truth and solace of the Fast 'n Light ideology we hold here at Skimo Co (we're not a cult), you can not be caught with snow and other sludge sticking to your skins, weighing you down. Therefore we believe that skin wax is a necessity on any snow adventure, no matter the temperature or conditions. MountainFLOW's plant-based ingredients are eco-friendly, with no ..
The perfect skin system? Let’s see. Can easily rip the skins off from the tip of your ski, without removing your skis: check. Has manageable glue that’s not too sticky yet doesn’t fall off: check. Comes lathered in Pomoca’s race treatment for maximum glide: check. Good grip and reasonably durable with a mohair mixture: check. Cut short of the tail to streamline your stride: check. ..
Fully customizable for just about any ski on the market, you can make your own fast as funk skins with Pomoca's Free Pro 2.0 plush that is available in a variety of widths. More into skinny skis? We have you literally covered. Monster powder skis? Any skis we can't cover are probably more of a snowboard type dimension. The Free Pro 2.0 plush is incredibly fast, light and packable. ..
After a few months, you might notice the plush of your skin is holding onto snow and absorbing too much water for its own good, or yours for that matter. That's where the Green Line Skin Treatment spray comes in. The Kohla Green Line Skin Treatment is an eco-friendly spray solution that is applied to the plush of your skins for increased water repellency and better gliding. The spr..
Making your skins faster should be an easy, simple, and quick process. Kohla's Green Line Skin Wax really does all the work for you - well mostly. Just rub this wax on the plush of your skin and then go forth with speed as you skin smoothly and stick-free up the side of a mountain. It's really that simple! You can also lightly iron in the wax the night before which makes it last a ..
The God of skiing on Mount Olympus is Alpinisios Skimosius and right now we suspect he has a position at Colltex because someone released the Colltex PDG Special Edition Box straight from the gods. This box set includes everything you might want for a race set up from Colltex; it even comes with a sweet headband! The PDG Special Edition Box includes a pair of PDG Race Skins, a pair..
If you're a fan of mohair skins, you've come to the right place. The Kohla Alpinist skin is 100% mohair and features the amazing Smart Glue adhesive with a strong bond and reliable reapplication to your skis. With a fluorcarbon impregnation on the plush and Fiber Seal Technology, this skin is resilient and is constructed to be 100% waterproof. The Alpinist has an amazing applicatio..
The Kohla Freeride skin is a great choice for any skier as it offers an ideal balance of glide and climbing capabilities. Utilizing a Smart Glue adhesive, these skins have a terrifically strong bond that's easy to pull apart and reliable to reapply to your skis. The plush of the Freeride skin is made of 65% mohair and 35% nylon. For those who are more conscientious about eco-friend..
The Contour Offset Hybrid Trim Tool is a great addition to your workshop and skin bench. Cutting while providing an offset without the need to adjust or reposition your skins while you trim! So easy to use you will think you were a seasoned pro...
You know what's easier than cutting skins to fit your skis? Not cutting them! Let DPS do the hard work and pair these mixed mohair skins with your new DPS skis for the perfect fit out of the box. To maximize glide and grip these skins are a 70% mohair/30% nylon mix Pomoca Pro S-Glide skin that show off your love for DPS with great graphics (that you will rarely see since the goal i..
If you subscribe to the mindset of, “precut skins or bust,” and currently find yourself in possession of select SCOTT skis, then you’re in luck. Matching the perfect curvaceousness of your SCOTT skis, these 65% mohair 35% nylon skins find the right combination of grip, glide, durability, weight, and stickiness. The Fiber Seal waterproof material won’t help you get your daily dose o..
If you were to look up the definition of “Freeride Skiing” in the Merriam-Webster dictionary, you wouldn’t find anything, because such a definition doesn’t exist. If it did exist, however, we like to envision it being narrated in the voice of Sir David Attenborough as a waxing-poetic ode to the ultimate freedom that can only be obtained by ski touring. It was this same sense of fre..
Since the dawn of climbing skins, skier-kind have been faced with a relatively unique problem; how do you keep your skins in place? In order to get decent adhesion during brutally cold temperatures, skins have historically used a rather “sticky” adhesive. The problem? Getting them off during transitions often proves to be a better (and more full body) workout than your skin up. Wit..
Skins by Volkl, precut to fit your Rise High 88, or Rise Beyond 98 right out of the box. With the time-tested mix of 70% mohair and 30% nylon, these skins will zip you up the mountain to where you need to be. Utilizing Kohla's new Smart Glue, the skins have impressive adhesion throughout the day and are surprisingly easy to rip off - especially considering how well affixed to your ..
As the bards have constantly reminded us throughout the course of time, there are a few inevitable realities that cannot be escaped: death, taxes, and messing up trimming your newly arrived climbing skins. Thankfully, there is a solution! These skins are, as the name implies, precut perfectly to match the oh-so-tantalizing curves of select Hagan skis. Being comprised of 100% mohair..
The Contour Guide Mix skins are reliable enough for use by mountain guides and simple enough for the rest of us. A durable and grippy blend of mohair and nylon fibers graces the bottom of the skins, providing plenty of traction on the up. The glue is a proven hot-melt formula that just seems to stick lap after lap, while not being too difficult to pull apart or off your skis. A sim..
Glomming, glopping, or just plain sticky snow-- whatever you call it, snow clumping up and sticking to your skins is miserable. Avoid that sad fate and waterproof your skins with the G3 Waterproof Skin Renew. Snow begins to stick to your skins once the mohair or nylon becomes saturated with water, but the Skin Renew is a factory-quality skin waterproofing spray that creates an envi..
Taking kids out into the backcountry while they're still young can be a rewarding, exciting process, but doing so requires the right mix of equipment, weather, and snacks. While pin tech bindings and boots have yet to be scaled down for the smallest kids, Contour has a solution that bridges the mechanical gap between the wee ones and the backcountry. The StartUp adaptor clips into ..
Repair your G3 Splitboard skins using some new parts from Skimo Co (Snowboardmo Co didn't fit on the business cards-- sorry!). You may also make a custom set using your favorite parts from G3 and material from one of the many rolls of skin material that we sell. Also, check out our main G3 Skin Parts listing for more pieces not listed here.
Splitboard Tail Clip Assembly x2 - A p..
With the veritable explosion in the US of folks entering the backcountry market, ski shops are on the hunt for the ideal skin for the casual backcountry skier. Colltex threw their hat in the ring with the Clariden skins, which have a plush that is made from a classic 65/35 blend of mohair and nylon. The traditional skin glue is replaced by an acrylic adhesive that is easy to work w..
The 'Free' in 'Free Pro 2.0' is there because these skins are so light, you might become confused while skinning and believe that you've floated free from the constraints of gravity. The Pomoca Free Pro 2.0 skins are a 70/30 mohair blend sewn onto an ultra-thin, ultra-packable backing material. Sprinkled with Pomoca's industry topping waterproof coating and shipped with a tradition..
The compromise between lightweight packability and reliable grip is a perennial challenge that skin makers are trying to address. How much mohair? How much nylon? How much of the bottom of the ski do we want to cover? G3 has been making skins for years, and their Minimist line was created to address that very challenge. The Minimist Glide skin is a 70/30 momix skin that packs the b..
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..
Drape your Movement Race Pro skis in Pomoca pink! The Swiss ski manufacturer has teamed up with the Swiss skin manufacturer to make the sexiest ultralight skis on the planet. The Race Pro series is available in “oversized” 71mm, 77mm, and 85mm widths with multiple lengths. Now you can quickly and fully cover those skis with Pomoca’s top-of-the-line Race Pro 2.0 skin material. Pre-t..
The Atomic Hybrid skins are the bees knees. Using Contour’s magic hybrid glue formula, the skins stay stuck to your skis but are easy to peel off and pull apart from each other. The glue formula is actually two layers, one stronger glue that adheres to the backing, and another, more manageable layer on top. The plush is beautiful mohair for your gliding pleasure. The MultiFit kits ..
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..
Junior backcountry skiers have been flying under the radar of product developers; it’s been hard to get properly-sized equipment. When covering junior skis with climbing skins, parents would end up throwing half of the material in a standard kit in the garbage. Thankfully, product developers at Contour saw this issue unfold and decided it’s time for a kit with less material and ass..
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 K2 precut skins are made by Pomoca, meaning they work great. Featuring a mohair / nylon blend, the skins offer excellent glide (once broken in) and grip you can depend on in any situation. Pomoca glue is one of our favorite adhesives for all conditions, temperatures, and temperaments. The tip hook and tail clip integrate with the skin attachment holes that are installed in the ..
Voile has gotten serious about their climbing skin performance. By teaming up with industry-leading Pomoca, Voile is taking advantage of the best technology available. The Hyper Glide skins are a 70% mohair 30% nylon mix that provide the best balance between claw-like uphill grip, and energy-saving silky glide. Ever Dry hydrophobic treatment prevents the fibers from absorbing water..
Alp Tracks Mohair skins are made with 100% natural mohair and ship pre-cut for Alp Tracks skis. Simple metal-bracket tips and adjustable camming tail clips are already installed and ready to grab onto your AT skis. The skins offer a great balance between grip and glide as well as POMOCA Ever Dry 2.0 and waterproof Safer Skin tech to prevent skins from glopping or freezing. The Move..
Skiers have been enjoying a plethora of options when it comes to skin selection. Splitboarders, on the other hand, have been left with few options, most of which offer very little in terms of glide, packability, and weight. Voile, the company that brought the splitboard to the world-at-large, is set to rectify this situation with a formula sure to be popular with the growing cadre ..
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..
Are you frustrated with not being able to pull your skins apart? The G3 Love Glove saves you from having them stuck together like the pages of a nudie magazine. Yes, the Love Glove is a condom for climbing skins. Slip one on and you are immediately protected from any STD (Skin-Tacked Debris). If lightning strikes twice, your skins are easily whipped out and ready to go for lap two...
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..