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Editors' Choice Award
Climbing skins inherently strike compromises; winner of our top award, it balances competing demands better than any other
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
You get exceptional glide, but pay for that with durability, grip, and some icing resistance
Top Pick Award
For skilled skinners and efficiency hounds on cold snow there are no better skins available
The snow contact surface is perfectly tuned, while the glue is especially tenacious and the tail clip is a little moody, at best
If you have Dynafit skis, these are the obvious and excellent choice of skins
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
Best Buy Award
Threading the needle of compromise essential to climbing skins, this BD pair offers high end performance at a reasonable price
Super light products are prone to performance and durability issues; grip and glide are average, but glue integrity and durability suffer
Skins that don’t necessarily glide as well as the branding suggests, but likely work well overall for a significant portion of the market
Rugged, good gripping skins for those with limited dollars and desiring a proven product over maximum performance

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