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The Art of Skitouring

10 Ski-Skin Tips by professionals

Do you know how to avoid sliding backwards or the snow build-up? [We have listed 10 tips for the successful use of climbing skins before, during and after a ski tour.]( The correct use of ski skins is an important factor in making your ski tour a great experience. **Have fun!**

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Colltex Drybase

The back of the ski skins is a fabric made of cotton and synthetics. The back of all Colltex skins is now additionally treated with a special coating. The advantages of Colltex Drybase include **greatly reduced water absorption**, an **optimum chemical bonding** to the hotmelt adhesive and **increased strength.**

Information on Colltex Drybase
Swiss mountain guides trust in the quality of Colltex ski skins

Colltex is an official partner of the Swiss Mountain Guide Association. Colltex supports the mountain guides with the latest ski skin technology in their work on the mountain. The feedback from the mountain professionals can in turn be used by Colltex to develop ski skins. Together we contribute to more performance and safety on ski tours.

Colltex cross-country skins

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More knowledge about the ski skin

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Skinproof & skin wax
Recoating hotmelt tape
Recoating hotmelt adhesive
Cutting Ready ski skin to size

Patrouille des Glaciers 2022

From 25.4.-1.5.2022, another edition of the toughest ski touring race in the world will take place. Thousands of runners rely on the RACE ski skins from Colltex. Start your training with Colltex.

Further information about the RACE Box

Professionals rely on Colltex

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Inventor of the first ski skin

Hans Fischli invented the worlds first truly functional, safe ski skin. Since then, the spirit of Glarner inventors and inventors at colltex is alive. Research is ongoing, trends are recognized and set, and the Schifelle is developed innovatively and qualitatively.

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