All you could ever want to know about skins!
Climbing skins are a product of trade offs and balances:
- Weight vs. Durability
- Cold Temperature Adhesion vs. Propensity to leave residue on skis
- Glide vs. climbing power.
To help weigh the costs and benefits associated with each choice, we have distilled the technical variables of climbing skins into four main concerns: Climbing Grip vs. Glide Adhesive Properties.