Voile Straps — Now Have Their Own Website

Post by WildSnow.com blogger | July 29, 2016      
Rumble Bee likes his Voile straps, keeping the tow strap and tree saver organized and ready.

Rumble Bee likes his Voile straps, keeping the tow strap and tree saver organized and ready.

This is excellent. All readers know that the ‘Voile Strap’ was conceived by, Voile. Then copied over, and over. Fine, it’s a good thing. But why did it take so long for Voile to get on the case with expanding their line and availability? Perhaps they were too busy using their straps? Voilestraps.com but of course. I caught a few photos of Voile straps around WildSnow HQ.

Jumper cables can be a big mess, especially the big truck version. But not with the strap.

Jumper cables can be a big mess, especially the big truck version. But not with the strap.

Pressure washer hose, tidy with Voile.

Pressure washer hose, tidy with Voile.

Edited press release follows:
Voilestraps.com launches with new colors, styles, and custom branding. With a million uses and counting (Voile, master of the understatement), Voile’s legendary orange straps are finally getting their own website, along with a slew of new colors, options, styles, and sizes. Now, there are even more straps to love. Green straps, red straps, black straps, blue straps, extra large straps, extra small straps — you can even get custom branded straps with your company name or logo on them to use as promotional materials or prizes (it’s rumored that a well known political campaign is having several hundred thousand printed up, and that one even ended up on Mars as it was used for wire bundling in the Rover). But perhaps the most exciting addition is the brand new nylon buckle strap. Non-conductive and scratch-free, they’re perfect for electrical, marine, and military use — not to mention as one less thing to worry about in a lightening storm. From backpacking to bike touring, fishermen to first lady, there’s a Voile Strap for everyone.

Inexplicably, Boa lace system on both shoes broke within minutes during a remote approach. Voile straps came to the rescue.

Inexplicably, Boa lace system on both shoes broke within minutes during a remote approach. Voile straps came to the rescue.

Voile straps + simple walk mechanism = easy fix

Voile straps + simple walk Dynafit walk mechanism = easy fix

Ready for the approach with the use of a few straps.

Ready for the approach with the use of a few straps.


Please Enjoy A Few Suggested WildSnow Posts


10 Responses to “Voile Straps — Now Have Their Own Website”

  1. Hacksaw July 30th, 2016 9:33 am

    They also make great fire starter. If you don’t mind the burning rubber smell.

  2. XXX_er July 30th, 2016 11:39 am

    strapping your heel down to the ski when (as opposed to if) the RAD 1 heelpiece explodes so I always carry a couple of the longest straps for this purpose cuz you need 2

    there are now longer/wider straps available in the last year or so, I got a MEC branded strap that is 27mm wide and 80cms long

    MEC also list titanstraps which are similarly wide but not as long

  3. Camilo July 30th, 2016 12:10 pm

    Remember to sharpie your name on your straps to prevent thieving ski partners from claiming them as theirs.

  4. ptor July 30th, 2016 2:30 pm

    Amazing skin(ning) savers!

  5. Doug Hutchinson July 31st, 2016 10:41 pm

    After more than a decade exclusivity with Voile Straps – I switched to BD’s. The extra elasticity makes them way more useful and easier to use. Titan Straps are definitely the burliest.

  6. Lou Dawson 2 August 1st, 2016 8:11 am

    We use both around here… Most of the time I like the less stretchy Voile type, but sometimes the elastic effect of the BD type is nice, it seems to work well for complex lashing jobs and stuff where there is a lot of shock loading, like strapping skis to snowmobile. More similar than different, however. Would be interesting to see some tensile strength comparisons. Lou

  7. Scott Newman August 3rd, 2016 10:58 am

    WildSnow branded?

  8. Lou Dawson 2 August 3rd, 2016 12:27 pm

    Some day. More hats first!

  9. hairymountainbeast August 18th, 2016 10:38 pm

    What’s this this about wildsnow hats?

  10. Lou Dawson 2 August 19th, 2016 8:00 am

    We’ve had some hats made now and then with a WildSnow badge, the problem is finding the right hat again (comfortable, basic ball cap style, cotton blend, good adjustment, decent quality), that can be ordered in limited batches, we’re working on it. Lou

Anti-Spam Quiz:

While you can subscribe to comment notification by checking the box above, you must leave a brief comment to do so, which records your email and requires you to use our anti-spam challange. If you don't like leaving substantive comments that's fine, just leave a simple comment that says something like "thanks, subscribed" with a made-up name. Check the comment subscription checkbox BEFORE you submit. NOTE: BY SUBSCRIBING TO COMMENTS YOU GIVE US PERMISSION TO STORE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS INDEFINITLY. YOU MAY REQUEST REMOVAL AND WE WILL REMOVE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS WITHIN 72 HOURS. To request removal of personal information, please contact us using the comment link in our site menu.
If you need an emoticon for a comment just copy/paste off the following list, or use text code you might be familiar with.

:D    :-)    :(    :lol:    :x    :P    :oops:    :cry:    :evil:    :twisted:    :roll:    :wink:    :!:    :?:    :idea:    :arrow:   
Due to comment spam we moderate most comments. Please do not submit your comment twice -- it will appear shortly after approval. Comments with one or more links in the text may be held in moderation, for spam prevention. If you'd like to publish a photo in a comment, contact us. Guidelines: Be civil, no personal attacks, avoid vulgarity and profanity.

  Your Comments

  Recent Posts

Facebook Twitter Email Instagram Youtube

WildSnow Twitter Feed


  • Blogroll & Links

  • Welcome to Louis (Lou) Dawson's backcountry skiing information & opinion website. Lou's passion for the past 50 years has been alpinism, climbing, mountaineering and skiing -- along with all manner of outdoor recreation. He has authored numerous books and articles about ski touring and is well known as the first person to ski down all 54 of Colorado's 14,000-foot peaks, otherwise known as the Fourteeners! Books and free ski touring news and information here.

    All material on this website is copyrighted, the name WildSnow is trademarked, permission required for reproduction (electronic or otherwise) and display on other websites. PLEASE SEE OUR COPYRIGHT and TRADEMARK INFORMATION.

    We include "affiliate sales" links with most of our blog posts. This means we receive a percentage of a sale if you click over from our site (at no cost to you). None of our affiliate commission links are direct relationships with specific gear companies or shopping carts, instead we remain removed by using a third party who manages all our affiliate sales and relationships. We also sell display "banner" advertising, in this case our relationships are closer to the companies who advertise, but our display advertising income is carefully separated financially and editorially from our blog content, over which we always maintain 100% editorial control -- we make this clear during every advertising deal we work out. Please also notice we do the occasional "sponsored" post, these are under similar financial arrangements as our banner advertising, only the banner or other type of reference to a company are included in the blog post, simply to show they provided financial support to WildSnow.com and provide them with advertising in return. Unlike most other "sponsored content" you find on the internet, our sponsored posts are entirely under our editorial control and created by WildSnow specific writers.See our full disclosures here.

    Backcountry skiing is dangerous. You may be killed or severely injured if you do any form of ski mountaineering, skimo randonnee and randonnée skiing. The information and news on this website is intended only as general information. Due to human error and passing time, the information, text and images contained within this website may be inaccurate, false, or out-of-date. By using, reading or viewing the information provided on this website, you agree to absolve the owners of Wild Snow as well as content contributors of any liability for injuries or losses incurred while using such information. Furthermore, you agree to use any of this website's information, maps, photos, or binding mounting instructions templates at your own risk, and waive Wild Snow owners and contributors of liability for use of said items for ski touring or any other use.

    Switch To Mobile Version