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The Art of Skitouring

VRENELI - The ski skins reinvented

The Vreneli ski skins are the result of our patented Profibre technology. Both their climbing and gliding performance are of the highest level. The material is highly abrasion-resistant and these lightweight skins have a small packing size. Besides, their production requires 50% less resources than others. [More info...](

VRENELI - ISPO Award Winner 2023

Colltex receives the ISPO Award at the international sports fair in Munich. The jury writes: "The Vreneli ski skins impress with their low weight and water-repellent properties. The concept of local production to reduce CO2 emissions and increase local value creation is exemplary". [To the report...](

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10 Ski-Skin Tips by Professionals

Do you know how to avoid sliding backwards or snow build-up? [We have listed 10 tips for the successful use of climbing skins before, during, and after a ski tour.]( The correct use of ski skins is an important factor in making your ski tour a great experience. **Have fun!**

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Swiss mountain guides rely on Colltex

Colltex is an official partner of the Swiss Mountain Guide Association. Colltex supports the mountain guides with the latest ski skin technology in their work on the mountain. The feedback from the mountain professionals can in turn be used by Colltex to develop ski skins. Together we contribute to more performance and safety on ski tours.

Professionals rely on Colltex

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Inventor of the self-adhesive ski skins

Hans Fischli invented the worlds first truly functional, safe ski skin. Since then, the spirit of Glarner inventors and inventors at colltex is alive. Research is ongoing, trends are recognized and set, and the Schifelle is developed innovatively and qualitatively.

Colltex AG
Buchholzstrasse 46
8750 Glarus

Telephone: +41 55 645 60 70
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