Contour climbing skins are the result of almost 40 years of our own experience in climbing skins manufacturing:

  • 1971Market launch of the first adhesive skin made of Mohair fibre
  • 1975own production of climbing skins in Innsbruck
  • 1978foundation of our company by Eduard Koch
  • 1997production of the first climbing skins for carving-ski and development of the transfer-tape to renew adhesive
  • 2004Registration of the brand „contour“
  • 2005development of the easy fix fixation, protected by patent
  • 2007contour easy fix is awarded as the best climbing skin fixation in Alpin Magazin
  • 2010 – 12development of a new adhesive solution on the basis of 2-layers, first tests and broad test phase in cooperation with Tiroler Tageszeitung and Alpinmesse Innsbruck
  • 2013Market launch of the new adhesive technology contour hybrid, protected by patent
  • 2013development contour tail clip: new fixation at the skis end, protected by patent
  • 2013contour easy trim tool for offset trimming for specialized dealers
  • 2013first split climbing skins with tip and tail fixation for wide Freeride-Ski and climbing skins for Split-Boards

100 % „Made in Austria“, contour climbing skins demonstrate their strength under the toughest conditions worldwide, during ski-mountaineering competitions and when skinning up the local ski-slope.

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