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BLACK DIAMOND GIDELITE MOHAIR MIX KICKER SKINS
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The all new, redesigned Black Diamond GlideLite Mohair Mix Kicker Skins turn your waxable backcountry or telemark skis into touring skis by providing exceptional grip under foot for solid kick and glide and climbing grip on moderate uphill climbs. By leaving the tip and tail sections uncovered, the skis can glide efficiently over flat or rolling terrain. Made of a combination of 65% mohair and 35% nylon to optimize grip and glide, the Black Diamond GlideLite Mohair Mix kicker skins are nearly 1/3 the weight of full-length climbing skins and are highly packable, so when stowed in the provided nylon ripstop storage bag in your pack, you wonít even know they are there.
A simple nylon strap and camlock buckle enables easy attachment to the skis (instructions also included). Black Diamondís outstanding Gold Label adhesive works in high and low temperature extremes (and all temps in between) and lasts season after glorious season. We recommend the Black Diamond Ascension STS climbing skins for serious vertical climbing.
SELECTING THE CORRECT WIDTH KICKER SKINS:
Simply determine the width of your ski (in millimeters), measuring the narrowest point at the middle of your skis (if ordering new skis from our website, look for the ski's sidecut dimensions & refer to the middle number). Then select the kicker skins width that is closest to the ski waist width but still less than the width. Example: if your ski's dimensions are 70mm tip - 60mm waist - 65mm tail, you would select the 50mm kicker skins. Easy-to-follow instructions included.
Traction for those who pack minimally, want good grip but also move quickly and efficiently over lower-angled terrain and won't be anticipating any major / steep vertical pitches. Compatible with any cross country / backcountry touring, ski mountaineering and telemark skis.
Black Diamond GlideLite Mohair Mix Kicker Skins Features:
- Plush material is made of a mix of 65% mohair and 35% nylon to achieve the perfect balance of grip and glide
- Simple and clean camlock buckle and nylon strap enables easy attachment to ski
- Gold Label glue sticks in extreme low and high temps and has long lasting durability
- At 7.2 oz. per pair they are 1/3 the weight of full length skins
- Nylon ripstop storage bag included
- Lifetime warranty
Swix Easy Glide Liquid Bottle for Fishscale / Waxless Skis - N0003
The Swix Easy Glide Liquid Bottle with Applicator for Fishscale Skis - N0003 is a great solution for making sure your waxless skis never run out of glide or fall prey to icing. The 80ml bottle comes with an attached applicator and a tight fitting cap.
Regular price: $12.50
Sale price: $8.75
Swix Easy Glide Care Kit for Fishscale / Waxless Skis - N0005
The Swix Easy Glide Care Kit for waxless skis - N0005 is an easy 3 step system for maintaining your skis - pre-ski prep & cleaning. Kit Includes: 80 ml Easy Glide liquid, 70 ml Swix Base Cleaner and Swix Fiberlene towel.
Regular price: $32.00
Sale price: $22.40
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Wilderness Engineering BaseCamp Ski Pulk Gear Sled - Base Camp Mountaineering Sleds for Backcountry Skiing etc.
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The 2014 Wilderness Engineering Base Camp Ski Pulk-Gear Sled is the ultimate gear sherpa for the winter backcountry. Easily and securely stow everything in the BaseCamp mountaineering sled-ski pulk for efficiently pulling all essentials needed for any skiing or snowshoeing backcountry multi-day expedition or just a fun afternoon in the woods with the entire family. So trustworthy they are routinely used as Special Forces, SEALs and Marines military sleds, rescue sleds and more...
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Onion River Sports Ski Straps by Voile
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Made by Voile-USA, these ski straps are imprinted with Onion River Sports motto "Muscles Not Motors". Sold as a pair (for top and bottom of a pair of skis). Compatible with all types of skis including nordic skis, randonee & telemark skis and alpine skis...
Regular price: $9.00
Sale price: $6.30
Swix Velcro Ski Straps for Nordic Skis - R0397
The Swix R0397 Velcro Ski Straps are super easy to use velcro ski straps. Designed specifically for use with cross country skis or any alpine, backcountry or telemark skis up to 80mm wide. Sold as a pair.
Regular price: $5.00
Sale price: $3.50
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