Katowrote a review of Black Diamond Ascension Nylon STS Skins on February 23, 2012
Still the best skins I've used. The grip is better than G3, K2 or the other models of BD skins that I've tried. Definitely durable, my only need to buy more is to fit new skis. I notice I grip on the uphill versus my companions using other brands of skins. My own experiences match what I've observed. The lighter weight BD skins (mohair/mix) also seem to get more snow build up in adverse conditions than these all nylon model.
Do note that if you want to easily trim these to your ski forget about the included BD trimmer (just a blade cutter) and get a G3 trimming tool. Makes the process much easier and cleaner.