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post #8 of (permalink) Old 11-17-2013, 10:28 PM
johngenx
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Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Finally stopping that crazy suffering that is ice, climbing to concentrate on great ski tours!, .
Interest: Anything that can drag me to the mountains. Backpacking is #1, followed by climbing, dayhiking and camping with family.
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My "backcountry" X-C skis are 65mm wide and have metal edges. Skins are available in the right size for those skis, it's not a "hack."

http://www.mec.ca/product/5034-194/r...10+50006+50656

Skins: (65mm)

http://www.mec.ca/product/5029-040/b...10+50006+50644

Or a cheaper, lighter alternative:

http://www.mec.ca/product/5029-041/b...10+50006+50644
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