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Some people just want to go up! Whether it's you, or the guy setting the agressive track in front, you'll be loving the extra traction. This High Traction version of our flagship Alpinist fabric offers exceptional traction for those days when you're faced with a more aggressive ascent or tricky, hard pack surfaces. Our High Traction skins can increase traction by 10-20% on steep, hard pack surfaces, depending on snow conditions. Superior traction for steep climbs or tricky, hard packed surfaces; Perfect for slackcountry mercenaries, skiers seeking out aggressive ascents, and new users. All G3 Alpinist, 115mm wide, skins come with a G3 Trim Tool, G3 Skin Savers, and G3's new Skin Wallet. Innovative Laminated Tip Connector: With new low profile, self-aligning stainless steel hands for a secure, lightweight connection. ail Connector: With 16cm of length adjustment range, and new '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.
Outfit your 140mm skis with the exceptional grip and glide of these G3 Alpinist High Traction Climbing Skins with synthetic plush material and well-engineered fit that ensures the best performance. Introducing G3's new Alpinist High Traction Climbing Skins. This High Traction version of G3's flagship Alpinist fabric offers exceptional traction for those days when you're faced with a more aggressive ascent or tricky, hard pack surfaces. G3's High Traction skins can increase traction by 10-20% on steep, hard pack surfaces, depending on snow conditions. Waterproof-Durable hydrophobic treatment keeps skins dry to prevent snow clumping. Huge Usable Temperature Range-G3's proprietary adhesive is formulated to be fully functional down to -22 F / -30 C. Trim Tool-G3's double bladed skin tool with ergonomic grip gives you a perfectly offset cut quickly and easily
- Tahoe Mountain Sports
Delivering superior traction for steep climbs or tricky hardpack, the G3 Alpinist high-traction 145mm climbing skins are ideal for backcountry skiers seeking those aggressive descents.
It's always a good rule of thumb to keep your angles low when skinning to save on energy and increase travel efficiency, but sometimes the nature of the terrain demands a steep, switch-backed skintrack. In situations like these, you'll be glad you have the G3 Alpinist High Traction Climbing skins, because their aggressive Premium Plush nylon has 10-20% more traction than G3's other Alpinist Skins, making them well-suited for steep skintracks and backcountry areas that tend see a lot of traffic. Like all of G3's Alpinist skins, the High Tractions got a few features reworked to make them that much more capable in the backcountry. Their tail clip can now be adjusted a full 16cm for more length adjustability, while their hydrophobic treatment helps prevent icing from occurring out there.
The new G3 Alpinist High Traction climbing skins are constructed with a fabric that sticks to a up-track like a lizard on a rock. These High Traction skins can increase traction by 10-20% on steep, hard pack surfaces, depending on snow conditions.-- Synthetic High Traction plush material-- Non-toxic, solvent free adhesive-- Curved, low profile tip connector fits almost every tip profile
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