When you embark on an extended backcountry ski tour, you want a pair of skins that is going to glide the whole way without weighing you down or failing. The Black Diamond Ultralight Mix STS climbing skins are designed with the extended ski tour in mind. Using a 65% mohair to 35% nylon mix, these skins are plenty plush, and offer effortless gliding, so easy you might imagine yourself as a rock gliding across the ice having been pushed by a curler. The main advancement on these skins is how supple and light they are. According to Black Diamond, they are 20% more packable, and 60 g lighter than the normal Ascension skins. They still have the quick tip and tail attachments as the Ascension skins, allowing them to fit any ski. So, if some serious mileage is on your horizon, you should be reaching for a pair of these skins.
20% lighter and way more packable
Dynax and Aluminum tip loops save weight and easily fit a range of skis
STS Tail clips for 10cm of tension adjustment
Sizes: 110mm, 125mm, 140mm
Material: 65% Mohair, 35% Nylon
Weight: 650 grams
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