The Super Grip is quite different from normal crampons, including our own crampons. The Super Grip has a much larger surface contact area, but is not as deep. It is also “universal” in that it will work with almost any bindings, and any skis up to 100mm wide. The Super Grip crampon has many uses...
Here are additional tips for skimo racing transitions to supplement the instructional transitions videos published earlier. Tips include how to store your skins inside the suit, what ski poles straps are good for skimo, how to get ready for each transition by visualizing and more.
Here is a fast and an instructional version of this very quick skimo racing transition. Take your skis off your backpack, step into your bindings and you are gone.
Learn how to do a “boot-pack to skiing” transition in less than 30 seconds.
Instructional video on how to attach your skis to your backpack fast. The transition usually takes between 7-10 seconds but it's plenty of time to make mistakes.
Video provides 2 sets of instructions for 2 different ways of putting skins on your skins, and also shows 2 ways of getting out of your bindings during the “skiing to skinning” transition.
In this video I provide instructions and discuss the differences why taking skins off at the top of last climb can be done significantly faster than taking skins off during the race.
“Skinning to skiing” transition, also known as the “skins off” transition”, is one of the very basic skimo racing skills any athlete should try to master as soon as possible. 25 seconds is too slow, 20 is getting fast.
Video of the Hagan Off Limit skis and Z02 binding in action in the Sistema Central mountains (Madrid)