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75
$210
Editors' Choice Award
Climbing skins inherently strike compromises; winner of our top award, it balances competing demands better than any other
72
$180
Editors' Choice Award
All skin performance is balanced; given our experience with skiing and with reviewing, we find this skin strikes an ideal balance of a variety of factors
70
$210
You get exceptional glide, but pay for that with durability, grip, and some icing resistance
69
$210
Top Pick Award
For skilled skinners and efficiency hounds on cold snow there are no better skins available
67
$225
The snow contact surface is perfectly tuned, while the glue is especially tenacious and the tail clip is a little moody, at best
61
$220
If you have Dynafit skis, these are the obvious and excellent choice of skins
59
$200
These are the best G3 skins we've used; the tip and tail kit is excellent and the plush approaches the performance of other top contenders
53
$195
Best Buy Award
Threading the needle of compromise essential to climbing skins, this BD pair offers high end performance at a reasonable price
51
$185
Super light products are prone to performance and durability issues; grip and glide are average, but glue integrity and durability suffer
50
$204
Skins that don’t necessarily glide as well as the branding suggests, but likely work well overall for a significant portion of the market
49
$180
Rugged, good gripping skins for those with limited dollars and desiring a proven product over maximum performance

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