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, preventing weight-gain and eliminating the need for daily anti-ice treatments. The Safer Skin Light membrane prevents moisture-transfer through the skin which douches the glue. Long lasting glue performance means worry-free skinning, lap after lap. In addition to the moisture barrier, the Safer Skin Light membrane allows the skin to be made thinner and more packable, reducing bulk on your feet and in your jacket or pack. Get serious about your skins like Voile and get a set of Hyper Glides to feel the difference.
Hardened and anodized aluminum tip attachment won’t fail you in ultra-cold temperatures where plastic tips may crack.
Stainless steel tip loops will be forgiving if your technique gets sloppy late in the day.
Ever Dry hydrophobic treatment repels moisture saturation to prevent glopping and water-weight gain.
Safer Skin Light waterproof membrane reduces weight while keeping the glue effective.
Elastic tail-strap with universal clip has notches to help prevent clip-slide.
Put these skins through the wringer this winter and they're doing great. They fold down as small as a paperback book and tuck into my jacket easily. Good climbing power, easy glide, and a light weight. The glue is only moderately tacky so I don't dislocate my shoulders, lose my temper, or topple when trying to rip the skins off the skis.
What would be the best size for a pair of 164 objectives? The smallest listed is for 165-180, but will that be a good fit?
Hi Steve, those will be a little long. Voile had the Superlite skins for the Objective, but those are gone as they transition to a new product. If you want to use the tip-rip system (very nice), you could grab an Atomic Hybrid skin and attach the tails, and trim. Or do a DIY skin build. Without the tip rip, any trim-to-fit kit in the right length would work.
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I was looking at getting a pair of these skins for my wife's 158 cm X 88 mm skis. Is there a size that will work? Thanks.
Thanks for your question, Todd. None of the options listed will work, however, check out the Contour Guide Mix for an awesome skin that will fit her ski. Typically, we base the width of the skin to closely match the tail dimension of the ski. Please reach out if you have any other questions!
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On a pair of Volkl Nunataq 179s, what width would you recommend? Thanks
Hey Kevin, I think the 120mm x 175-190cm should be a good choice!
Great skin, the glue is just right on these, holds run after run but you don’t need to be the Hulk to pull them apart in between runs. Up hill traction is superb and the glide just keeps getting better and better! Great product.
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Do you know how these compare to Pomoca's other skins? Are they the same as one of the other Pomoca options, or are they different?
Hi Kate, same glue, same tail clips, material is similar to the Free Pro and Climb 2.0 formulas (nice and packable). Voile tip buckles are rock solid so these compare favorably!
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I have Viole HyperCharger skis 178 cm - which size skins do you recommend? And do you still expect them mid-December, I've heard these aren't shipping until next year.
Hey Michael! Last we heard is that they are currently in the final stages of production, so I am still expecting mid-December at this point. I could be wrong in that regard and they'll ship when they do, but I think that mid-December is probably still an optimistically viable timeline for them to arrive.
Sizing skins for the 178cm HyperCharger: you could go 120mm x 165-180cm if you want a fast skin (that'll be full coverage at the tail and partial coverage near the rocker). If you want full coverage, even at the tip where it's beyond the contact point, the 140mm x 165-180cm is probably the better choice. Keep in mind, skins that offer full coverage beyond the contact points of a ski with a lot of tip and tail rocker will not improve climbing traction at all and will in fact slow you down while breaking trail. If you want to get really nerdy, measure the width of the base material at the contact point nearest the tail and you will have your answer for the skin width.