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Black Diamond
Skin Tip Loop Kit

1.4090909090909092 out of 5 stars
22 Reviews

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Why We Like The Skin Tip Loop Kit

Whether your skins have lost a tip, or they’ve gotten damaged over the years, Black Diamond has you covered with the Skin Tip Loop Kit that conveniently replaces your existing tip loop for future years of touring. The kit includes loops for both skins, and all the hardware you need to securely install them.


  • Convenient loops for replacing your worn out pair
  • Securely holds skins in place for long and arduous tours
  • Includes all hardware for easy and convenient replacement
  • Perfect to keep as a backup, or to replace a lost or worn out loop
  • Item #BLDZ9AI
Black Diamond skins
Replacement adjustable tip loops with hardware
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year

Overall Rating

1.5 based on 22 ratings

Review Summary

1 Stars - 19 reviews
2 Stars - 1 reviews
3 Stars - 0 reviews
4 Stars - 0 reviews
5 Stars - 2 reviews

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1 out of 5 stars

January 27, 2024

No instruction and bad design

Absolutely the worst instruction in terms of how to put it together


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1 out of 5 stars

December 7, 2023

Broke within a handful of trips

Horrible design flaw. The "wires come out of the rectangular piece with the BD logo. After reading the reviews it seems this is a common issue. I am a big BD fan but these tip loops are reason enough to avoid BD skins.

Zack N.

Originally reviewed on

1 out of 5 stars

March 25, 2023

Wildly Disappointing

As with many other reviewers, I have also owned BD skins for years. The old wire tip loop was amazing and bomber. These broke almost immediately, and I have zero faith that my replacement won’t also break instantly. A friend made the jaded statement that the old tip loop couldn’t be branded. I guess these are made for photos and not for actual use. Really really disappointing.


Originally reviewed on

1 out of 5 stars

March 5, 2023

terrible design

this new tip design is terrible. I broke both tips in less than a dozen trips. completely worthless. It really deserves no stars. the old cable style is far superior. i've use black diamond skins for years, but will not purchase another set unless this issue is fixed.


Originally reviewed on

5 out of 5 stars

January 15, 2023

Spare parts for some 12 year old Ascensions

East coast BC tours do some damage to equipment…reality check. Bought these, along with the tail clip kit for some insurance for my 12 year old BD ascension skins. These bomber skins have taken me up peaks in Chile, Iceland, Argentina, and around the States too, but are finally wearing out. Hope that these will keep ‘em going for another few years. Wow. Just wow.

Gary P.

Originally reviewed on

1 out of 5 stars

January 10, 2023

Old design was better

Please go back to the old design. I broke these within ten days of use. The metal wire came out of the big center piece. These are heavier and fit worse than the old ones.


Originally reviewed on

1 out of 5 stars

November 2, 2022

Please bring back the old screws

I want to preface my review by stating that I am a former ski tech who has trimmed hundreds of sets of BD skins. The new hex-key screws are terrible. They make it SO much harder to install the tip loops than before. Very few people have a torx or hex but small enough to use a drill with these, which is critical for shop techs trimming lots of skins in a day. Even just doing one pair of these is a significant time waste with the new screws.


Originally reviewed on

5 out of 5 stars

July 17, 2022

Great skin tip loops.

These are my go-to tip loops for when I break the loops from other brands. They're super easy to mount, and include all the right hardware. The break-away screws included for mounting make the process seamless... unlike other brands that use hammer-in rivets that are really easy to screw up.

Bud T

Originally reviewed on

1 out of 5 stars

June 6, 2022

These tips are awful

These skin tips broke on the 3rd trip out. Ski kept catching and tripping on the skin attachment while skinning and then the tip attachment eventually broke. The old design was much more streamlined and did not catch. Why the change?

Eileen K.

Originally reviewed on

1 out of 5 stars

April 29, 2022

Difficult to install, does not last

These tips are awful. Ripped out the original tips on my third time out this year. Purchased this repair kit and followed the directions, again ripped out immediately on my next trip. Terrible design


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