G3 High Performance Climbing Skins

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The Ultimate Wish List 1203

$139 (110 mm)

866-924-9048; www.genuineguidegear.com.

Nothing is more frustrating than wrestling strips of sticky plastic. Which is why G3 developed an ultra-low-temperature-tolerant adhesive. It makes peeling skins easy.


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Skins sure have changed since the days of animal fur. Here are five new technologies to help you get uphill faster and easier.

The Skinny on Skinning

Skinning is crucial in the side- or backcountry because it’s more efficient and less tiring than hiking in deep snow. The fur-like surface of skins flattens as you move uphill, allowing your skis to glide, but it grips to keep you from sliding back after each step.