ACMG guide and G3 ambassador Jasmin Caton shares some quick tips on how best to climb a hardpacked slope with climbing skins.
Get some tips on how to take proper care of your climbing skins during a powder filled day of ski touring. Here are some quick tips from ACMG guide Jasmin Caton at Valhalla Mountain Touring.
The primary factors to consider when selecting your next pair of climbing skins are Grip, Glide, Weight/Packability, and Snow Conditions
Get the most out of your climbing skins. Ed from G3 shares some tips for optimal long term climbing skin storage.
Get the most out of your climbing skins. Ed from G3 shares some tips for optimal short term climbing skin storage.
Get the most out of your climbing skins. Ed from G3 shares some tips for optimal climbing skin storage on your next hut trip.
Get the most out of your climbing skins. Ed from G3 shares some tips for optimal climbing skin storage while snow camping.
Get the most out of your climbing skins. Ed from G3 shares some tips for optimal climbing skin storage during your day of touring.
How long should your climbing skins last? Ed from G3 explains the durability difference between mohair and nylon, as well as how to maximize the lifespan of your skins by renewing the glue.
Some quick and easy tips for how best to dry your climbing skins off after a wet day ski touring.
Just bought some new planks and wondering what length and width of skins to purchase. Ed from G3 is back with some quick and easy tips to ensure you get the ideal skin size for your skis.
Ed from G3 dispels a common misconception about putting your climbing skins on your skis at home vs at the trailhead.
Ed from G3 sheds some light on what you can expect from your climbing skins' performance through variable snow conditions.
Different climbing skin plush materials have different break-in periods before they are performing at their best. Ed from G3 gives a quick explanation...
Ed from G3 reminds you to get familiar with what conditions and terrain your skins can and can't handle, and how best to tackle terrain that isn't suitable for traveling on climbing skins.
Efficient kick turns can make your backcountry ski touring day significantly faster, smoother, and easier. Here's a quick tip for faster and easier turns on your next skin track.
Remember your legs are much stronger than your arms. Save energy by going easy on the poles. Take it from Mel.
When it comes to fast and efficient climbing with climbing skins, long steps aren't as effective as you might think.
Don't hesitate to set your own skin track if the track you are following is less than ideal.
Some quick tips to help you dial your transitions from skiing downhill to climbing with climbing skins.
Some quick tips to help you dial your transitions from skin mode to ski mode quickly and smoothly.
To get the most out of a backcountry ski day, pre plan your trip to increase the odds of you nailing that big objective you've been staring at.
STEP 1Understand the differences between and the advantages of GRIP, GLIDE, and WEIGHT as they pertain to backcountry ascentSTEP 2Prioritize and balance GRIP, GLIDE, and WEIGHT characteristics to matc...
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