How do you put on and take off your splitboard skins?

Putting on your skins correctly will ensure a successful splitboard session! Removing and storing them correctly will ensure a longer life for your skins.

How do you put on and take off your skins when splitboarding?

Splitboarding, or snowboarding, is an excellent way to discover the mountains on your own. The goal? Go up in skins, down on the snowboard (the dream)!
But for the dream to become reality, a few technical notions need to be taken into account, notably on the use of seal skins.

What is a skin?

A skin is a blend of mohair and/or synthetic hairs all oriented in the same direction, to allow you to slide on the snow without sliding back when climbing. This anti-slip effect is achieved by the surface in contact with the snow. The part in contact with the ski adheres to the board with an adhesive (glue) or a self-adhesive system.

How do you put on and take off your skins when splitboarding?

Discover the video tutorial on how to put on and take off your skins!

Steps to follow to put the skins on

To put on your skins before your splitboard session, there are 4 essential steps to remember:

and the fix?

Now that the skins are on, how do you use your splitboard?

How do you put on and take off your skins when splitboarding?

STEPS FOR REMOVING AND STORING SKINS

Once you reach the top, all you want to do is put on your shoes and ride! We get it But to ensure that your skins last longer, it is important to remove and store them properly.
It's as simple as that:

and afterwards ?

The skins are put away, that's a good thing done! All you have to do is turn your skis into a snowboard, adjust the bindings, put on your helmet, put on your boots and ride!

How do you put on and take off your skins when splitboarding?

You are now ready to position your skins correctly on your splitboard, and to remove them in order to preserve them as long as possible.

OK for the theory, now let’s get down to practice!

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