G3 Alpinist Climbing Skins

photo: G3 Alpinist Climbing Skins climbing skin

Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

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Laminated Tip Connector: Low profile, self-aligning stainless steel hands for a secure, lightweight connection. Tail Connector: With 16cm of length adjustment range, and 'pop up' feature to make it easier to remove your skins with your gloves on. Removable Rip Strip: Reduces skin-to-skin adhesion, making it easier to pull apart skins. New this year, if your glue gets contaminated on an epic traverse, you can remove the strip for extra adhesion. Premium Plush: Proprietary lightweight, fast gliding, supple yet super durable nylon plush. Non-Toxic Adhesive PFOA Free: G3's new skin waterproofing treatment exceeds environmental standards. Made in Canada: Proudly designed, tested and manufactured in BC, Canada. What's Included: All G3 Alpinist skins come with a G3 Trim Tool, G3 Skin Savers, and G3's Skin Wallet. Short 153 - 169 Medium 168 - 184 Long 183 - 199

- Bentgate.com

G3 Alpinist 115mm-wide skins are go-anywhere climbing skins for all conditions. They're versatile enough for everyone, with optimal glide, traction, glue and attachments.

- REI

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.

- Backcountry.com

Features of the G3 Alpinist 130mm Skins Low-profile tip connector: Innovative, laminated tip connector on all alpinist Climbing skins Features low profile, selfaligning stainless steel hands that allow for a secure, lightweight connection on any ski shape Easy adjustment and trimming: G3 skins Are designed to Fit your skis right out of box. Length adjustment is super simple withlow profile tail connector featuring 16cm of adjustability with a fixed tail. Every pair of G3 skins includes our patented offset Trim Tool allowing for a quick and easy custom trim for a perfect Fit Size and shape for optimal grip/glide balance: Each skin is designed and sized to leave extra ski base exposed attail translating to better glide and less weight without a sacrifice in grip which is achieved primarily underfoot while skinning Time-tested reliability: Proprietary lightweight, fast-gliding, supple and durable premium nylon and mohair plush materials feature best-in-class tip and tail connections and have been tested overyears inworld's harshest conditions

- Moosejaw

Specs

X-Short Short Medium Long X-Long
Price MSRP: $170.31
Historic Range: $11.00-$179.00
Length 153 - 163 162 - 172 171 - 181 180 - 190 189 - 199
Width 70, 85, 100, 115, 130, 140 70, 85, 100, 115, 130, 140 70, 85, 100, 115, 130, 140 70, 85, 100, 115, 130, 140 70, 85, 100, 115, 130, 140
Weight 411 g / 14.5 oz - 656 g / 23.2 oz 431 g / 15.2 oz - 694 g / 24.5 oz 451 g / 15.9 oz - 732 g / 25.8 oz 471 g / 16.6 oz - 769 g / 27.1 oz 492 g / 17.3 oz - 807 g / 28.5 oz

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