How to Choose Climbing Skins

What climbing skins are right for you and the type of skiing that you do?

Venturing into the backcountry on your own power to seek fresh lines is one of the most invigorating and pure skiing experiences. Ski touring on any terrain requires a few essential pieces of gear: touring bindings with a releasable heel, lightweight touring boots with a substantial walk mode, and a pair of climbing skins. Skins … Read more >>

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Published:December 30, 2014 View Post

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Closeout Climbing Skins!

Ascension Nylon

Tired of paying for lift tickets and spending half your day at the mountain waiting in lift lines? Yeah, me too. Grant yourself access to any mountain you want with a pair of Climbing Skins from Black Diamond. This is the only lift ticket you will have to buy all season! GearX.com just received an order of Fall 2012 closeout climbing skins from Black Diamond and we’re passing … Read more >>

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Published:October 23, 2012 View Post

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Staff Demo Day: Jay Peak

Jake on Verdicts

The OGE crew took off to Jay Peak Resort for two intense days of ski and boot testing. We hauled up a huge selection of boots from Black Diamond and Garmont as well as skis from K2, Black Diamond, G3, and Dynafit. After negotiating the construction zones and unloading the rig we took a moment to plan our attack.

Some of the crew took the new crop of lightweight Black … Read more >>

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First Turns – an early season ski conditions report! (updated 11/29)

Gearx.com has a new blog, and what better way to kick things off than with an early season ski conditions report!

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Published:November 28, 2009 View Post

Conditions Trip Reports

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