Spring is a great time for exploring terrain that might not be open other times o the year, such as Ottlaugkampen in Rendalen, Norway. Photo: Inge Scheve

Spring is a great time for exploring terrain that might not be open other times o the year, such as Ottlaugkampen in Rendalen, Norway. Photo: Inge Scheve

Long days, lots of sunshine and a whole season’s worth of accumulated snow pack can bring some of the best skiing – time to explore!

Head for the hills and the mountains, and roam terrain that might not be open other times of the year. Spring offers some of the most magnificent skiing opportunities.

But the combination of cold nights and long sunny days can also offer some of the most challenging waxing conditions. Enter Madshus Intelligrip, the most versatile skins known to man: monster grip and glide you’ve never experienced on skins before.

And unlike traditional skins, Madshus Intelligrip fits any ski, from the skinniest race skis to fat backcountry boards.

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Madshus Intelligrip fits skinny racing skis as well as traditional backcountry skis. Photo: Madshus.com

Madshus Intelligrip fits skinny racing skis as well as traditional backcountry skis. Photo: Madshus.com

Madshus Intelligrip fits perfectly in your pocket when not in use. Photo: Madshus.com

Madshus Intelligrip fits perfectly in your pocket when not in use. Photo: Madshus.com

The exceptional performance is the result of combining mohair in the kick zone for grip and polyethylene, which is the same material used in the Madshus racing bases. This also helps avoid icing, a common problem with traditional skins.

The whole setup is so small it easily fits in your pocket, a drinking belt or a daypack. Madshus Intelligrip are easy to put on whenever they are needed, and work both on groomed trails as well as in the backcountry. And they can even be applied on top of grip wax! How smooth is that?