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Skiddi, Utye or another ski carrier system.?

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Do any of these systems that allow you to drag or push skis along work?

Utterly.co.uk
Skidding.co
Any others?

If so which is considered the best?
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Carrying them on your shoulder in the "local" style.
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Popcorn time Toofy Grin
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Skidding.co cannot be found and Utterly.co.uk takes me to what appears to be a travel blog

Neither are, IMO, very good for carrying skis
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Obviously can carry over shoulder... just wondering if alternatives work...

https://www.skiddi.co
http://utye.co.uk
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@spyderjon, FFS, you talked me into twin tips and now I can't take advantage of this amazing new technology when walking along a perfectly even surface Evil or Very Mad What were you thinking?


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@spyderjon, Also, thinking about the last time I did any serious ski shifting, which would have been around 40 pairs at the EoSB, and how these products would have been as good on the stairs as an unmodified Dalek. Toofy Grin
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Nah.
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Learn to carry your skis safely and comfortably.
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@under a new name, yip, can do that. Not quite the answer to the question but thanks for the advice. Very Happy
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@under a new name, yip, can do that. Not quite the answer to the question but thanks for the advice. Very Happy


More seriously, I think the wjeeled devices in question are almost certainly tricky to use, and not accomplishing the object. Simplicity is the key and correctly carried on shoulder works.

Appreciate some people can't carry skis like that for whatever reason, fair enough, but if you can, it works well. Does require vpcertain situational awareness and politeness, which tourists seem in short supply of, but still...
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Walking around town, the 'straight over the shoulder like a local' look can be a little hazardous

But everyone knows, you can never rock the gnar look whilst wheeling your skis along

The secret is your regular velcro straps around your skis at tip and tail, with a scrap of old rope with a loop in each end, tied through the velcro; rope over your shoulder like a gym bag

Been doing it this way for a long time, still works fine. And the older and tattier the rope gets, the cooler you look
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I love those devices for how frikkin ridiculous they are and the amount of extra faff they add. Strap it on outside the ski room, wheel to the bus stop, take off to put skis in bus rack, put back on at lift station wheel in. Realise its a concrete staircase hump skis up anyway. Won't fit in gondy rack so wheels off again.

What's so wrong with learning to carry skis?
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Dave of the Marmottes wrote:

What's so wrong with learning to carry skis?


It doesn't allow somebody to invent a pointless gadget, and it doesn't allow people to buy a stupid pointless gadget.

For some reason, people love both buying and inventing stupid crap.
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A Voile / Black Diamond stretchy strap makes skis easier to carry on the shoulder, and doesn't affect your ability to pretend that you are a local when you are on your holidays. Also works well for temporarily fixing broken boots and bindings.
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Rucksack with a diagonal ski carry system works well if you have to walk further, plus it means you can spend your hols pretending to be a mountain guide as well as a local.
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dp wrote:


For some reason, people love both buying and inventing stupid crap.


Isnt that part and parcel of a hobby? For hobby read money-pit.
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you can spend your hols pretending to be a mountain guide


Perhaps in your own head...
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