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x G3 Climbing Skins 2.0

2.272727272727273 out of 5 stars
11 Reviews

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Why We Built The Climbing Skin 2.0 With G3

We collaborated with G3 on the Climbing Skin 2.0 because there are no other skins we’d rather be rocking while repping the Goat. We utilized the glue and nylon plush found on G3’s Element skins because of the rock-solid adhesion, effortless glide, and solid traction—all with a topographic goat print that tags along for the ride. These skins feature self-aligning stainless steel tip connectors and a self-camming tail clip that are both insanely secure and easy to apply in a swift process.


  • G3 x Backcountry collab for fast-gliding, Goat-worthy skins
  • PFC-free waterproof treatment keeps the nylon plush dry
  • Sticky, non-toxic, and solvent-free glue stays grippy over time
  • Included tool allows skins to be trimmed to fit ski dimensions
  • Multiple width options ensure your entire base is covered
  • Item #BCCZ2EJ
Tip Attachment
self-aligning stainless steel hands
Tail Attachment
camming tail clip and strap
[small] 153-169cm, [medium] 168-184cm, [large] 183-199cm
100, 115, 130, 145mm
Skin Savers Included
Case Included
skin bag
Claimed Weight
[S] 9.2 - 11.8oz, [M] 9.8 - 12.8oz, [L] 10.2 - 13.5oz
backcountry skiing
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year

Overall Rating

2.5 based on 11 ratings

Review Summary

1 Stars - 4 reviews
2 Stars - 3 reviews
3 Stars - 2 reviews
4 Stars - 1 reviews
5 Stars - 1 reviews

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5 out of 5 stars

February 23, 2024

Great Skins!

I've put it through the wringer

I have 3 sets of these skins, I live in Tahoe and ski tour 3 times a week with these skins. The oldest set are for my powder skis and are on their 3rd season. I leave them glue to glue over the summer. Not sure what's not to like. They work great, the medium length on my 180 Backland 100 is perfect, the slightly shorter skin never slips and packs pretty small. The large on my 183 Vision 108 could be shorter but no complaints! The cutting tool makes trimming them a snap. At the price you really can't go wrong.

1 out of 5 stars

November 28, 2023

Don't do it.

I returned this product before using it

Well. I thought I was informed after reading the reviews but here I am writing one myself. Although the size was correct, the quality was poor. Fist of all there was glue all over the hair of the skins and I hadn't even unfolded them. The hair on the skins also looked like poor quality. I'm bummed I purchased them because Backcountry charges you $6.95 to return their terrible product. Because of this policy, I doubt I will purchase anything else from them again. Don't do it.

nicole D
2 out of 5 stars

May 19, 2023

Lightweight but saturate quickly

I've used it several times
5' 5"

Bought these last spring when my old G3 skins glue failed after 10 years. Loved the lightweight, low-profile aspect. But that, as I discovered, came to impact the skin's integrity, as they would get very wet very quickly, and then the glue would fail. Any time I skin for more than two hours in warmish weather, the skins fail. Suffice to say, that's not ideal.

Lucy undefined
3 out of 5 stars

May 17, 2023

sizing issues

I've put it through the wringer
Size Bought:
6' 3"

I have 181cm skis. I followed the sizing chart provided by G3 and ordered the size medium skins. They technically fit, but left almost the entire portion of the ski behind the binding with little to no skin coverage. I returned them and reordered in size large, which fits well. It does seem like the gap between medium and large skins is pretty big (the mediums seemed super small for my skis, but the larges don't really leave that much tail left to play with). If you have 180cm or longer skis you want size large. Otherwise the skins work fine.

Evan B
1 out of 5 stars

February 27, 2023

Glue sticks to skis

I've put it through the wringer
Size Bought:
L, 100mm

I have used these skis about thirty times this winter. They glide and climb well but have left lots of glue on my ski bottoms. That slows my downhill runs and is laborious to remove. I'm very dissatisfied with them.

joh3111582 j
1 out of 5 stars

January 14, 2023

Sizing chart still incorrect

I returned this product before using it
Size Bought:

To echo most of the other reviews on here, the sizing chart is not correct. I have 177cm skis and bought the size large skins, and they were way too big. Even with the tail clip in the shortest position they don't even come close to fitting. But from other people's experience it looks like the size medium ones are too small for skis in the ~165cm range... so I guess there's no size that will fit my skis? Guess I should have read the reviews before buying.

ang4039376 a
4 out of 5 stars

December 15, 2022

These skins work fine.

I've put it through the wringer
Size Bought:
5' 10"

I have three sets of these skins across three alpine touring setups. One for me and two AT kits for guests. As long as you order the right size and trim them properly, they work as good as any other skin I have used. In my opinion, the G3 tail clip is the most robust out there. The glue sticks really well. There is a good balance between glide and grip. I recommend using "Skin Savers" or "Cheat Sheets" between laps and during storage. Do not store them wet, don't store them on your skis, and don't leave them in your hot car or car-top carrier. The sizing chart worked for me. I think it has been updated.

Sean F
1 out of 5 stars

March 22, 2022

The sizing chart is way off.

I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
Size Bought:

I wish I had read the other reviews before I bought these.... Unfortunately I decided to fit them to my wife's skis the night before we left for a backcountry trip. The chart said that her 165cm skis would fit right in the middle range of the 'small' size. No way there is at least 12" of uncovered tail left over. Plus, I think they changed the chart after I bought them, I know I triple checked the size before ordering... pretty shady on BC's part.

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Jonathan K
2 out of 5 stars

February 1, 2022

Not great quality

The first set of skins I received did not fit my skis at all. I double checked to make sure I ordered the right size based on the size chart. Turns out I did. I measured the skin, there was no way it could fit the size range listed. After talking with support, we decided I had ordered the correct size and it must have been incorrectly boxed. A replacement was sent which ended up being the exact same size. Then I check the size chart, they updated the sizing… to apparently the correct specs. I finally got the size that will work delivered and the quality is subpar. Overall, super frustrating experience for a not so great product.

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Allison V
2 out of 5 stars

December 18, 2021

glue transferred to skis

I've put it through the wringer

These skins worked well for about 2 seasons. The glue became really sticky and transferred to the skis and created a sticky mess. This seems to be a persistent problem with G3 skins? Would not recommend, unless G3 has re-formulated the glue or something to address this problem.

Emily S