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  • G3 - Alpinist Climbing Skin - Red/Blue

G3 Alpinist Climbing Skin

$158.95 - $178.95

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    • Red/Blue, 100mm - Long
      $164.95
    • Red/Blue, 100mm - Medium
      $164.95
    • Red/Blue, 100mm - Short
      $164.95
    • Red/Blue, 115mm - Long
      $168.95
    • Red/Blue, 115mm - Medium
      $168.95
    • Red/Blue, 115mm - Short
      $168.95
    • Red/Blue, 130mm - Long
      $174.95
    • Red/Blue, 130mm - Medium
      $174.95
    • Red/Blue, 130mm - Short
      $174.95
    • Red/Blue, 145mm - Long
      $178.95
    • Red/Blue, 145mm - Medium
      $178.95
    • Red/Blue, 145mm - Short
      $178.95
    • Red/Blue, 85mm - Long
      $158.95
    • Red/Blue, 85mm - Medium
      $158.95
    • Red/Blue, 85mm - Short
      $158.95
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    3 Reviews

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    There is no question.

    When it comes to climbing skins, there's no room for existential questions that sound a whole lot like "to stick or not to stick"—the role is simple: stay sticky. And while its name may be a dead giveaway, the G3 Alpinist Climbing Skin accomplishes the aforementioned task with flying colors. Additionally, the Alpinist Climbing Skin boasts a newly redesigned, lower-profile (than in previous editions) stainless steel hands that assure a better ski fit and reduced tip-catch.

    However, in keeping with its original design, the Alpinist features plush nylon material that bites into everything from soft powder to nasty, compacted skintracks. G3's classic Alpinist got a facelift this season with a removable Ripstrip on the adhesive side, which reduces skin-to-skin adhesion for easier pull-aparts during transitions, but it can also be removed when you need some extra sticking power if your skin glue starts to ice over, or gets a little dirty drying in the hut. The skins are treated with a hydrophobic coating (that's also PFOA free) to prevent ice build up, and their glue is rated to perform in temperatures down to -22F.

    • A easy-to-trim climbing skin for backcountry touring
    • Low-profile tip attachment offers reduced tip-catch
    • Adjustable camming tail clip ensures easy attachment
    • Removable ripstrip prevents glue contamination
    • Waterproof treatment is PFOA free
    • Ultra Glide treatment won't compromise traction
    • Item #GGG002M

    Tech Specs

    Material
    nylon
    Tip Attachment
    stainless steel hands
    Tail Attachment
    camming tail clip and strap
    Length
    [short] 153 - 169 cm, [medium] 168 - 184 cm, [long] 183 - 199 cm
    Skin Savers Included
    yes
    Case Included
    yes
    Claimed Weight
    [85mm] 7.8 oz, [100mm] 8.8 oz, [115mm] 9.8 oz, [130mm] 10.9 oz, 145mm] 11.9 oz
    Recommended Use
    backcountry touring
    Manufacturer Warranty
    1 year limited

    Tech Specs

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    Impressive traction and slide

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    When coasting over a flat part of a skin track I'm always able to glide and catch up to skinners ahead of me. On steep parts of the track I'm confident where others are bracing on their poles. Tip and tail clips are effective reliable and versatile.
    If you're lazy on a storm/windy day you can get less than perfect glue condition, but that's more user error than gear failure. Treat em well, and they'll treat you well.