G3 Alpinist High Traction Climbing Skins

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Tenacious like a rabid dog with glide like an eagle, the G3 High Traction Skins will take you to the summit, even in negative 20-degree temps. Lightweight and equipped with RipStrip to reduce skin-to-skin stickiness, these skins stay secure for climbing that's otherworldly efficient.

- Backcountry.com

Alpinist High Traction Skins offer exceptional traction for those backcountry days when you're faced with a more aggressive ascent or tricky, hardpack surfaces.


Introducing G3's new Alpinist High Traction Climbing Skins. This High Traction version of the flagship Alpinist fabric offers exceptional traction for those days when you're faced with a more aggressive ascent or tricky, hard pack surfaces. The High Traction skins can increase traction by 10-20% on steep, hard pack surfaces, depending on snow conditions.

- CampSaver.com

Some people just want to go upWhy skin switchbacks when you can go straight up G3s Alpinist High Traction skins can increase traction over the flagship Alpinist by 10 to 20 on steep and hard packed surfaces Theyre a great skin for those who like to set an aggressive skin track or often find themselves skinning on hardpack G3 achieves this grip by lengthening the hairs on its Alpinist models The drawback is that this method creates a less packable skin that has slightly less glideThe Alpinist High Traction skins utilize G3s low profile tip connector that automatically centers and adjusts to virtually any ski tip The tail clip is made with a laminated tail to reduce drag and the adhesive is temperature tolerant so it remains sticky in the cold Dont worry though the glue is never so sticky that getting the skins apart becomes a chore thanks to the glueless RipStrip Features Benefits Extra long extra grippy synthetic hairs for rocksolid grip on hardpack conditions Laminated tail straps reduce drag Self centering super versatile tip attachment Comes in a 205 length with a trimtofit tool

- Bentgate.com

When the snow is good, it's hard to maintain the art of skinning, so G3 made the Alpinist HighTraction Skins for the eager ones. With G3s legendary glide and a deeper shag, your legs (or your buddies legs) are the limit.

- Mountain Gear