In this BD Beta episode, DPT Esther Smith and BD Athlete Mary McIntyre discuss the mechanics to efficient skinning while skiing and splitboarding in the backcountry.

Video: Kipp Schorr

Efficiency and longevity on the skin track are achieved through optimal use of our touring equipment and our body. In this Episode of BD Beta, Mary McIntyre and I show you how to hone your skinning mechanics and avoid the dreaded hip flexor pain through three simple strategies. Learn to execute a perfect kick turn so you can get to those untracked pow shots faster than your friends.

--DPT Esther Smith