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Atomic Tracker 13 MNC Alpine Touring Binding Atomic Tracker 13 MNC Alpine Touring Binding
With the retention and release of a traditional alpine binding and touring performance that's downright shocking, the Atomic Tracker 13 AlpineTouring Binding can handle just about anything you might want to ski this winter. It skis like an alpine binding, with a rugged U Power toe,oversized platform, and a DIN that goes to 13, but it'll get you up to to those backcountry lines you want to ski too, thanks to the 90-degree toe pivot, flat nose, and hike-and-ride switch that can be operated while you're still locked into the binding. The Tracker certainly isn't as light and fast as a tech binding, but if you're more interested in short tours, big lines, and all-mountain versatility than long approaches and techy skiing, then it will definitely get the job done. There are a few changes to this year's version of the Tracker. The addition of Multi-Norm Compatibility (MNC) means it's compatible with most alpine, touring, and WTR boot soles. That'll save you from having to invest in multiple boots to fit all your bindings, but it doesn't affect the reliable release and retention of the Tracker. The aluminum double tubes have been strengthened for a burlier ride, the stand height checks in at a low and precise 26mm, and the easily-adjustable toe piece makes getting the fit and release settings right a cinch. Atomic even simplified the base plate to prevent icing and snow buildup, so you'll spend less time fiddling with your bindings and more time shredding.
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Atomic Tracker MNC 16 Alpine Touring Binding Atomic Tracker MNC 16 Alpine Touring Binding
With the retention and release of a traditional alpine binding and touring performance that'll expand your playground, the Atomic Tracker 16 Alpine Touring Binding could definitely be the clamp you use every time you're on snow this season. It skis like an alpine binding, with a rugged U Power toe, oversized platform, and a DIN that goes all the way to 16, but it'll get you up to to those stomach-churning lines you want to ski too, thanks to the 90-degree toe pivot, flat nose, and hike-and-ride switch that can be operated while you're still locked into the binding. The Tracker certainly isn't as light and fast as a tech binding, but if you're more interested in short tours and big lines than long approaches and techy skiing, then it's the right binding for your brand of big mountain skiing. For the most part, the Tracker remains unchanged with the same bomber downhill performance and the added convenience of the Multi-Norm Compatibility (MNC) all intact. The aluminum double tubes have been strengthened for a burlier ride, the stand height checks in at a low and precise 26mm, and the easily adjustable toe piece makes getting the fit and release settings perfect in a matter of minutes. Atomic even simplified the base plate to prevent icing and snow buildup, so you'll spend less time fiddling with your bindings and more time shredding.
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Black Diamond Fritschi Diamir Eagle 12 - M 95mm brake Black Diamond Fritschi Diamir Eagle 12 - M 95mm brake
Thanks to its uniquely designed Diamir Gliding Technology, the lightweight Black Diamond Fritschi Diamir Eagle 12 Binding gives you full backcountry touring capabilities with the security and performance of a sturdy downhill binder. The Eagle maintains full release capability, with a range of 4-12, in uphill and downhill modes for additional safety, and since the touring-mode release point is located at the heel, you can switch from touring to downhill mode without having to step out of the binder. Black Diamond also redesigned the pivot point, placing it directly under the toe for increased efficiency, so you can cover more ground with less effort, and have more juice left for the descent.
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Black Diamond Fritschi Diamir Freeride Pro Binding - 108mm Black Diamond Fritschi Diamir Freeride Pro Binding - 108mm
Sure, the Black Diamond Fritschi Diamir Freeride Pro 108mm Binding has a touring mode, but that shouldn't lead you to assume that it sacrifices anything in the way of downhill performance. This is a wide, burly touring binding for powerful skiers who seek technical lines far away from the resort. Robust materials mean ultimate durability, a clever linkage design transmits all your power directly to the ski, and a dialed release system protects you against disastrous early-release scenarios. More specifically, though, this binding features Gliding Technology--complete with a wider toe piece--to alleviate that pesky walking-on-your-tip-toes sensation. Not to mention, the Fritschi touts a free-gliding heel bar with integrated lock to avert an accidental release into tour mode. Ultimately, the wide footprint and heel piece boasts an overall larger construction than past years' models, ensuring a more forceful, powerful, and stable platform when driving wide skis. So, glide quickly on the skin track and then push this burly binding until your speed leaves you screaming like a child.
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Black Diamond Fritschi Diamir Freeride Pro Binding -120mm Black Diamond Fritschi Diamir Freeride Pro Binding -120mm
Fritschi set a collision course between alpine touring and freeriding when it released the powerful Diamir Freeride Pro Binding upon the ski industry. This touring binding accommodates a ski with a waist up to 120mm wide, and it flexes the lateral stiffness and robust build needed to keep up with such as ski. As fast up the hill as it is competent during burly, technical descents, the Freeride Pro will soon be the choice of seasoned vets and burgeoning powder addicts on a mission to explore far beyond the resort.
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Black Diamond Fritschi Diamir Scout Binding - 95mm Brake Black Diamond Fritschi Diamir Scout Binding - 95mm Brake
There's a lot to be said for lightness and reliability, but why waste words when you can take the Fritschi Diamir Scout Binding out for a spin and see for yourself' At 3. 5 pounds per pair, it's not quite as light as a classic touring binding, but it's not too far off, and the ease of use and reliability of release more than makes up for the few extra ounces. Unlike tech clamps, the Scout is fully DIN certified, with a maximum release value of 11, so you can push it harder without worrying about popping out, and it has a compact design that's engineered to provide killer power transfer and stability when you're driving wider skis. Of course, the Scout excels on the way up as well as the way down. The wide toe hinge is placed at the very front of the toe for an ergonomic and easy stride, while the four-level heel elevator lets you enjoy a comfortable and efficient climbing platform on flat, steep, and seriously steep skintracks. Fritschi also integrated a lock into the binding to prevent accidental switches into tour mode, which can have interesting consequences when you're ripping a wide-open line or teching your way down a tight couloir.
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Dynafit Beast 14 Binding Dynafit Beast 14 Binding
Dynafit's Beast took the backcountry freeride world by storm last year, and it's back to rule the out-of-bounds world again, now with a few tweaks to make it lighter, safer, and more versatile. It's still a tech binding that loves to go big, fast, and hard, but it's been refined in its second go-round to make life a little bit easier for big-mountain rippers who need serious performance on the way up and down. Last year, the Beast had a release value of 16, but this year a 14-release-value version has been added to the lineup, giving lighter, weight-conscious, or approach-minded skiers a friendlier option. The biggest difference is in the toe. While the old Beast, and the new 16, feature a specially designed toe piece, the 14 cribs the toe from the Dynafit Radical but mounts it to a rotating baseplate (and calls it the Radical 2. 0, if you're wondering), giving you more elasticity and retention than you'd get from a classic Radical. Apart from that, it's totally recognizable--four springs, two pins, and a ski/hike lever to prevent releases when you're on the way up. While the change might be most noticeable in the front, don't think for a second that Dynafit didn't improve the heel, too. It's been mounted on rails, letting it move slightly to accommodate ski flex, improve retention, and give you a more supple, less chattery ride than you'd expect from a tech binding. Spring-loaded pins provide a super-solid connection to the horseshoe heel insert (like last year, boots will need to be retrofitted to work with the Beast), and dual climbing risers give you the ramp angle you need to cruise up steep slopes. When the lower riser is in place, hard heel pressure will lock the brakes in a retracted position to prevent drag, but they'll snap back into place if you release on the way down.
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Dynafit Beast 16 Binding Dynafit Beast 16 Binding
In the ski world there's an irresistible push to go bigger, faster, and harder, along with the desire to venture deeper and deeper off the beaten track in search of big lines and fresh snow. The quest for bigger and more remote lines requires more and more specialized equipment, and last year Dynafit lauched the Beast Binding as a serious weapon for freeskiers set on taking their talents to the backcountry. This year, the Beast is back, with a few tweaks that make it tougher, safer, and more reliable than last year's initial offers. The biggest difference is in the toe. While the new 16-release-value version features a toe cribbed from the Dynafit Radical, the 16's toe mechanism is quite similar to that of the original Beast--basically a beefed-up version of the classic tech toe. The hike-mode locking mechanism is unchanged, but the whole package has been mounted on a rotating baseplate, giving you more elasticity and retention than you'd get from a classic Radical. When you engage the ski/hike lever, it also locks the baseplate in place for easy and movement-free skinning. Apart from that, it's totally recognizable--four springs, two pins, and plenty of friction-free climbing movement. While the change might be most noticeable in the front, don't think for a second that Dynafit didn't improve the heel, too. It's been mounted on rails, letting it move slightly to accommodate ski flex, improve retention, and give you a more supple, less chattery ride than you'd expect from a tech binding. Spring-loaded pins provide a super-solid connection to the horseshoe heel insert (like last year, boots will need to be retrofitted to work with the Beast). Dual climbing risers give you the ramp angle you need to cruise up steep slopes. When the lower riser is in place, hard heel pressure will lock the brakes in a retracted position to prevent drag, but they'll snap back into place if you release on the way down. If you're that dude who's humping up 3,000-foot lines and hittin...
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Dynafit Dynafit Adjustment Plate - Low Tech Race Dynafit Dynafit Adjustment Plate - Low Tech Race
Dynafit Adjustment Plate - Low Tech Race
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Dynafit Low Tech Race 2.0 Auto-Lock Binding Dynafit Low Tech Race 2.0 Auto-Lock Binding
If you thought the Dynafit Low Tech Race binding couldn't get any lighter, you thought wrong. Now checking in at a feathery 110g, the Low Tech Race 2. 0 Auto-Lock Binding is lighter than before and maintains the same simple and streamlined design as previous iterations. The Low Tech Race 2. 0 gets its low weight and reliable strength through a thoughtful mix of forged 7074 aluminum, titanium, and high-strength plastic. The new mounting pattern utilizes only four screws in the toe piece and three in the heel for further weight savings, and the crampon slot can be removed to shed a few more grams from the binding. The patented toe pins feature snow-shedding grooves to keep them free of snow and ice for reliable boot connections that will save time during transitions. The heel is easily switched from walk with a quick flick of the tab that covers the two heel pins and are just as quickly switched to ski mode with the same motion.
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Dynafit Speed Crampon Dynafit Speed Crampon
You'd think that you could ski faster if the terrain were slicker, slipperier, and icier, but you'd be dead wrong if you don't have Dynafit's Speed Crampon attached to your rando ski. This crampon is lightweight and compact for easy storage when you reach downhills, and six sharp points featuring Dynafit's Shark Technology ensure traction whether you're racing flat lands or speeding up steep, icy peaks.
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Dynafit TLT Expedition Binding Dynafit TLT Expedition Binding
If long tours across hanging alpine valleys and steep ascents up near vertical mountains sounds like your cup of tea, consider the Dynafit TLT Expedition Binding your Earl Grey. The TLT Expedition combines the burly toe piece of the Dynafit Radical with a lightweight and minimalist heel piece for fast and efficient backcountry travel. The heel piece borrows its design from randonnee race bindings, resulting in a simple and effective system that's intuitive to use in the alpine. The wide Radical toe piece and low stand height puts more power to the ski for added security during the descent, while the lack of lateral release helps prevent release when skiing in no-fall zones.
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Dynafit TLT Radical FT 2.0 Binding Dynafit TLT Radical FT 2.0 Binding
The first time you toured in a set of tech bindings you probably thought it couldn't get much better, but the Dynafit TLT Radical FT 2. 0 Binding is here to prove, without a doubt, that it can. Not only does the newly redesigned Radical 2. 0 maintain the same easy-walking feel as its predecessors, but it now carries with it a well-earned TUV certification, making the Radical 2. 0 a safer and more reliable tech binding.The Radical 2. 0 earns its TUV certification through a pivoting toe piece that is able to compensate for lateral impacts and ensure reliable release values that can be set between 5-12 as determined by DIN ISO 13992 standards. The heel is also able to withstand 10mm of forward pressure, giving it the ability to compensate for forward impacts. In addition to the elasticity of the heel and toe, the Radical 2. 0 is now equipped with an easy lock brake system, meaning the brake can be engaged or disengaged independently of the heel piece--this means you won't have to worry about losing a ski whenever the binding is in walk mode.Where the Radical FT separates itself from the ST option is with higher release values, making it the best option for heavier or more aggressive skiers. The freeride design really puts an emphasis on the descent due to the wide toe piece that is able to direct more power to wide, freeride skis. The binding itself is housed in a burly combination of forged aluminum, CrMo steel, stainless steel, and high-strength plastic. The Radical 2. 0 FT also features carbon power plates, which are located under the toe and heel and increase torsional rigidity by 12 percent. Another major improvement to the newly re-worked radical is the multi-directional heel piece that can be turned both clockwise or counter clockwise--this means no more having to rotate the binding a full 360-degrees just to switch it from walk to ski mode. The toe is also compatible with Dynafit ski crampons for when conditions demand more bite than mohair can offer.
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Dynafit TLT Radical ST 2.0 Binding Dynafit TLT Radical ST 2.0 Binding
The long awaited Dynafit TLT Radical ST 2. 0 Binding makes its debut this winter carrying with it a safer and more efficient design, as well a well-earned TUV certification. While the easy-walking nature of traditional tech bindings may have been great on the uphill, they have left a lot to be desired on the descent, in terms of both power and safety--that is not the case with the TLT Radical ST 2. 0 Binding. The pivoting toe piece of the Radical 2. 0 is now able to absorb lateral impacts, giving the binding the ability resist early release. And if that wasn't enough, the heel piece now is capable of withstanding up to 10mm of forward pressure, giving it the ability to compensate for lateral impacts.Prior to the Radical 2. 0, the Dynafit Beast 14 and 16 were the only bindings in the Dynafit lineup able to lay claim to TUV certification. The rigorous TUV certification ensures that release values of the bindings can be reliably set between 4-10 as determined by DIN ISO 13992 standards, resulting in increased safety and better downhill performance. In addition to the TUV certification, the Radical 2. 0 now houses a more efficient design than it predecessors with a heel that can be turned either clockwise or counter clockwise--this means you won't have to waist time turning the heel a full 360-degrees just to get back to walk mode when you could be getting first tracks.They say if something isn't broke, don't fix it, which is why you'll find the same two-position heel elevators that were on previous versions of the Radical. Where the Radical 2. 0 differs, however, is with the Easy Lock brake system, which allows the brake to be engaged or disengaged independently of the heel. Once the toe piece is moved into walk mode, the pivoting toe piece locks into place for the same easy-walking feel as previous Dynafit bindings. The toe piece is compatible with Dynafit ski crampons for added security when climbing icy skintracks and puckering ascents up bulletproof ice.
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Dynafit TLT Speed Radical Binding Dynafit TLT Speed Radical Binding
Built to be light, fast, and super-simple to use, Dynafit designed its TLT Speed Radical Binding to withstand the forces of traditional alpine touring and maintain the low overall weight that ski-mountaineers demand.
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Dynafit TLT Superlite 2.0 Binding Dynafit TLT Superlite 2.0 Binding
Going with a lightweight race binding has meant that you're going to have to forgo both the security of a brake and the added safety of adjustable release values. This is not the case with the Dynafiit TLT Superlite 2. 0 12 Binding. Celebrating 30 years of binding innovation, Dynafit's release of the TLT Superlite 2. 0 opens a new chapter in the world of lightweight rando race bindings with the addition of the same safety features you'd find on a binding three times the weight of the TLT Superlite.The newly re-designed heel piece now has adjustable lateral release values ranging from 6-12. The added safety of this feature will give skiers the added security they need to get after it on the descent, without feeling like they need to hold back. For skiers that prefer the added security of a brake, the TLT Superlite can be set up with brakes (sold separately) in sizes available in 75, 90, and 105mm. The toe maintains the proven design of the Superlite with a fixed release value, but now has a more secure four hole mounting pattern for better retention to the ski. The toe is crampon compatible, but the attachment point can be removed when weight is an issue. Now, you might be asking yourself what the weight penalty of all these features is, but with a weight of just over 12 ounces per pair, (or 175g each) the TLT Superlite truly lives up to its name without sacrificing a gram of safety in the process.
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Dynafit TLT Superlite 2.0 Brake Dynafit TLT Superlite 2.0 Brake
That extra time you saved on the ascent by going brakeless isn't going to do you much good when you're chasing your ski down the mountain after it gets away from you. The Dynafit TLT Superlite 2. 0 Brake attaches quickly to your Superlite 2. 0 bindings and weighs just under three ounces, so you won't feel like you just tied a couple of lead weights to your lightweight touring set up after you put them on.
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Fischer Tour Race Alpine Touring Binding Fischer Tour Race Alpine Touring Binding
Fischer has entered the alpine touring game with a full line of gear that runs the gamut from heavy freeride touring gear to ultralight ski mountaineering equipment. Needless to say, the Tour Race Binding is an exciting new offering from Fischer, which is built for the gram-counting ski mountaineer. With a unique color scheme, Fischer's Tour Race binding brings a fresh look to the usually stale demeanor of tech bindings. Plus, at only eight ounces per pair, the Race Tour is one of the lightest bindings on the market that meets ISMF racing standards.The toe piece is fitted with a front lever and small nylon bearing, resulting in ultra-smooth transitions between walk and ski mode. The simple flap design quickly transitions the heel to walk mode with a quick flip of a lever, and it has only one heel height to save weight, keeps the design simple, and it functions well on all but the steepest skintracks. The bottom line' An ultralight binding with a simplistic design to trim time from your transitions and make your touring experience as simple as possible.
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G3 Ion 10 Alpine Touring Binding G3 Ion 10 Alpine Touring Binding
Improving on the proven performance of tech bindings takes knowledge of what works and what doesn't. And while G3's Ion 10 Alpine Touring Binding might not be revolutionary in design, it does improve on the proven designs of tech bindings by refining some of the finer aspects of their design, resulting in a better skiing, more efficient, and hassle-free backcountry binding.With lower release values than the Ion 12, this 4-10 version of the Ion is ideal for the lighter, less-aggressive skier who doesn't need the extra retention. The Ion 10 maintains the same freeride design of the 12 with a wide mount that's 33% wider than traditional tech bindings, giving the binding the ability to more effectively transfer power to the edges of wide, freeride skis. The heel piece delivers better downhill performance with forward pressure heel elasticity--this gives the heel the ability to absorb energy and maintain consistent forward pressure, resulting in more consistent release values and improved downhill performance. Since touring bindings will spend the majority of their time going up, G3 refined the climbing features on the Ion, so you'll spend less time trying to figure out which way to turn the heel piece, scraping ice from the toe piece, and trying to get your toe into the binding.In addition to the wider design and increased elasticity in the toe piece, it is also equipped with a step-in guidance feature that puts your boot exactly where it needs to be for a quick and secure clamp. The heel piece can be turned in any direction, so you won't have to worry about turning it the wrong way, while the quickflick heel risers have an intuitive design, allowing them to be quickly grabbed by either a pole or hand. The toe piece has a snow clearing channel to keep the area beneath the toe springs free of ice and debris to ensure a solid and reliable attachment to the boot. Another nice feature on the Ion is the brake's ability to remain engaged until the boot actually disengages...
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G3 ION 12 Binding with Brakes G3 ION 12 Binding with Brakes
We all know the skier who's tinkered with their tech bindings to try and make them burlier, more reliable, lighter, more ice-proof, etc. Sometimes the mods have worked, but most of the time they haven't, but they are almost always convinced that they've revolutionized touring each time they emerge from the garage. Unfortunately for tinkerers everywhere, G3's ahead of the curve and is starting to change the game with the new ION Tech Binding. It'd be hyperbolic to call it revolutionary, but the ION introduces a whole host of killer features without compromising the classic two-pin toe and heel tech design that's worked so well for so long.G3 started by giving the ION an adjustable forward-pressure setting, which allows 22mm of adjustment to ensure a super-solid connection between the heel of your boot and the heel piece of the binding, reducing vibration and helping to eliminate chatter. This gives the ION a smoother, less rattly feel than traditional tech setups and makes sure that it'll release consistently, but only when it's necessary (it's release values run as high as 12, if you're wondering). The mounting pattern is 33% wider than standard tech bindings, as are the toe jaws, making it easier to get power to the edges of wide skis and reducing vibration for a easier, more powerful ride in rugged conditions. G3 even built in a Boot Stop step-in guidance system, which employs two bumpers that let you settle your boot down in the right spot without trying and retract when you click into ski mode to stay out of the way.The ION crushes it on the way down, to be sure, but it'd be pretty worthless if it didn't go up like the dickens, too. Luckily it does, with thoughtful features like bi-directional heel rotation--no more forgetting which way is right and which left--and dual Quick-Flick heel lifts that are easy to manipulate with a ski pole. Maybe the best innovations are the toe piece's double snow-clearing channels under the jaws, which let you poke out snow wit...
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G3 Onyx Brake Set G3 Onyx Brake Set
After a tough bootpack up the couloir you prepare to ski down. Unfortunately, one of your skis wasn't quite as anchored into the snow as you had thought and decided to leave without you. Next time count on the solid and easy-to-install Onyx Brake Set to help stop your runaway ski.
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Hagan Ski Mountaineering ZR Alpine Touring Binding Hagan Ski Mountaineering ZR Alpine Touring Binding
Rando racers and dedicated ski mountaineers rely on lightweight, minimalist bindings to get them to the summit as quickly and efficiently as possibly while providing simplicity in transition and security on the ride down. The ZR Alpine Touring Binding, designed by Hagan Ski Mountaineering, excels at it all thanks to ultralight aluminum construction, no- fuss heel risers, and an automatic semi-lock system. Built-in crampon attachments allow you to effortlessly add and remove corresponding Hagan ski crampons when required by icy or hardpacked terrain without moving or adjusting your boot or binding, which provides some pucker-relief in exposed zones. And weighing in at less than a half a pound per pair.
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Marker Kingpin 10 AT Binding Marker Kingpin 10 AT Binding
Tech bindings have been more or less the same for a while now--two pins, four springs, one pivoting heel--but Marker saw the potential for some serious improvement, spent a few afternoons tinkering in its basement, and emerged with the brand-new Kingpin 10 AT Binding. It cribs the locking pintech toe from classic tech bindings while throwing in a twist or three. Marker pretty much reinvented the heel, creating a binding that offers the climbing performance of a lightweight two-pinner and the elasticity, power, and security of a traditional alpine clamp. Let's start with the toe, which is the most recognizable piece of the Kingpin. In classic style, it uses two spring-loaded pins to secure your boot, has a locking ski/walk switch, and sports adjustable boot stops for easy step-in. The differences are in the mounting pattern (a super-wide 38mm for efficient power transfer on wide skis) and the spring configuration, which uses Marker's Six Pack setup to provide greater energy absorption and contact pressure than a four-spring setup, reducing unwanted release in ski mode and giving you a smoother ride. There's also an integrated crampon adapter for stress-free ascents up bulletproof snow or in no-fall zones. The toe's cool, but it's in the heel that the Kingpin really finds glory. Marker's XXL Power Transmitter is damn similar to an alpine heel--the step-in function is the same, it has a beefy anti-friction device, and it rocks alpine-style brakes that lock up in walk mode--but with a few key differences. First, it's TUV-certified, making it the first tech binding that can actually claim to have real, measurable, and repeatable DIN settings, not just "release values." Second, it pivots laterally to provide consistent release and retention, with plenty of vertical elasticity as well, so you have a powerful alpine connection instead of that rattly tech-binding feel. To engage the heel walk mode, you just flip the underfoot lever to slide the heel back and step down, l...
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Marker Kingpin 13 AT Binding Marker Kingpin 13 AT Binding
In the gear world, as in the regular world, there's a constant tug-of-war between the time-tested and the newfangled, the tried-and-true and the next big thing. Stay in the past, and you'll get left behind--but innovate too fast, and you'll end up with something that looks better than it works. Marker found the sweet spot with the Kingpin 13 AT Binding, which cribs plenty of reliable tech from classic two-pin bindings, takes cues from the successful Royal Family series, and adds a whole mess of brand new to create a clamp that's almost as light as a classic tech binding, as versatile as a Duke, and as powerful as a traditional alpine binding. Let's start with the toe, which is the most recognizable piece of the Kingpin. In classic style, it uses two spring-loaded pins to secure your boot, has a locking ski/walk switch, and sports adjustable boot stops for easy step-in. The differences are in the mounting pattern (a super-wide 38mm for efficient power transfer on wide skis) and the spring configuration, which uses Marker's Six Pack setup to provide greater energy absorption and contact pressure than a four-spring setup, reducing unwanted release in ski mode and giving you a smoother ride. There's also an integrated crampon adapter for stress-free ascents up bulletproof snow or in no-fall zones. The toe's cool, but it's in the heel that the Kingpin really shows the world who's boss. Marker's XXL Power Transmitter is damn similar to an alpine heel--the step-in function is the same, it has a beefy anti-friction device, and rocks alpine-style brakes that lock up in walk mode--but with a few key differences. First, it's TUV-certified, making it the first tech binding that can actually claim to have real, measurable, and repeatable DIN settings, not just "release values." Second, it pivots laterally to provide consistent release and retention, with plenty of vertical elasticity as well, so you have a powerful alpine connection instead of that rattly tech-binding feel. To..
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Marker Kingpin Crampon Marker Kingpin Crampon
When the going gets icy, the Marker Kingpin Crampon clips easily onto your Kingpin bindings to give you the grip you need to make short work of bulletproof and no-fall ascents.
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Marker Ski Crampons Marker Ski Crampons
Want to go where no ordinary mohair can take you' The Marker Ski Crampon has the edge, depth, and audacity to get you up just about any iced-over skintrack. The hike to the heavenly north facing goods can be treacherous, but the bird with crampons tends to get the worm.
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Marker Tour F10 AT Binding Marker Tour F10 AT Binding
Whether you enjoy the skin out as much as the ski down or just live to feel the burn, wait until you get your gloves on a pair of Marker's Tour F10 AT Bindings. This AT binder features steadfast reliability and a wide footprint at a fraction of the weight of similar Marker bindings. An integrated 7- and 13-degree climbing aid ramps you up to help gain elevation, and the wide footprint brings the stability and responsiveness you'll feel whether you're skiing freshies in the trees or open bowls over the ridge.
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Salomon Guardian MNC 13 Alpine Touring Binding Salomon Guardian MNC 13 Alpine Touring Binding
The uphill ease of a tech binding counts for a lot, but sometimes the smooth skinning isn't worth the occasionally questionable performance on the way down. When you need bomber skiing as well as solid skinning, an alpine-inspired AT binding like the Salomon Guardian MNC 13 Binding is where it's at. With retention that's virtually identical to trusted alpine clamps, the Guardian has a DIN that can be cranked all the way up to 13, so you won't worry about stepping out of your bindings in sketchy areas, and a sliding AFD and U Power toe piece for consistent lateral and twisting release and reliable power transfer. The Double Full Flex baseplate and burly aluminum tubes provide a flex-free platform, so you don't feel like you're floating independently of your skis, and the low-profile chassis keeps you close to the snow for increased control and a natural feel. Of course, all this would be for naught if the Guardian was a POS on the way up. Luckily, it isn't, with features like a flat nose that pivots 90 degrees for a natural stride and an easy Hike & Ride switch that can be activated without stepping out of the binding. A single flip-up climbing bail provides heel elevation for steeper ascents. Even better, the Guardian uses Salomon's MNC (Multi-Norm Compatible) system, which means it'll work with traditional alpine boots, AT boots with rubber soles, Salomon's WTR boots, and even some tech boots, so you don't have to buy extra gear to access your dream line.
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Salomon Guardian MNC 16 Alpine Touring Binding Salomon Guardian MNC 16 Alpine Touring Binding
When you venture into the backcountry to slay steep and committing lines, you want a binding that is going to hold you to your ski when you're picking up speed and taking big airs. The Salomon Guardian MNC 16 Alpine Touring Binding is a huck-abl e binding with DIN values that won't pre-release at the worst possible time. Salomon made a few tweaks to this year's iteration of the Guardian to improve on its now legendary downhill performance. A reduced stand height, an oversized chassis, and the U power toe all come together to increase power transmission to the ski, as well as lateral power transmission, making these bindings an ideal clamp for girthy big mountain boards.One of the big complaints about previous versions of the Guardian was its boot compatibility. Well, Salomon worked that out by making the binding Multi Norm Certified, so it will now accommodate everything from your alpine boot to lugged AT boot. The hike and ride switch allows for quick transitions from walk to ski mode without having to take off your ski, while the easily lifted heel elevators help make your climb a whole lot easier. With a burly DIN range of 7-16, the Guardian will hold big skiers tight when they're taking big airs and charging down big lines in variable conditions.
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Tyrolia drenalin 13 Alpine Touring Binding Tyrolia drenalin 13 Alpine Touring Binding
Tyrolia designed its Adrenalin 13 Alpine Touring Binding to shed as many ounces as possible while still giving you the powerful performance you want for the descent. Your boot rests 36mm above your skis, which makes it excellent for edging across steep, technical precipices with ease. And the Freeflex Platform allows the FR Pro Toe and FR Heel to float atop the ski without inhibiting the ski's flex, which is a dream for big mountain bombers who want an AT binding that still provides every inch of ski flex. With a simple flip of a switch, you can change from ski mode to climb mode in order to hike comfortably. Just stick your pole's tip into the plate at the back of the binding to release the heel and you're ready to climb, and press it back down when you're ready to ski. The binding's open cell construction prevents icing near the toe to help you hike with ease. And a Climbing Aid offers three different heights in order to help you cover steep sections efficiently.
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Tyrolia drenalin 16 Alpine Touring Binding Tyrolia drenalin 16 Alpine Touring Binding
Tyrolia has more than 80 years of experience in building bombproof bindings, and over the past few years it's begun to set its sights on the backcountry. The Adrenalin 16 Alpine Touring Binding allows you to access those top secret powder stashes just like many other AT bindings, but with a more alpine-focused, full-frame design, it delivers the same solid performance you'd expect from a more traditional Tyrolia alpine binding. The heel and toe pieces are borrowed from their strong, reliable FR Pro series and both rest on the FR Pro frame and FreeFlex mounting platform. A quick flip of the -Ascender lock switches between ski and tour modes, without requiring you to disengage your boot from the binding. In ski mode, the FreeFlex platform allows the FR Pro Frame to float atop the ski without inhibiting ski flex. Alone, this feature is a gift from the gods for many big-mountain skiers who want the benefits of an AT platform, but wants to feel every inch of ski flex. Once back in tour mode, the Adrenalin pivots forward at the toe and utilizes a three-position climbing aid to help you effortlessly crush even the steepest of grades.Wrought with an alpine heritage, this is a 16 DIN AT binding that delivers responsiveness, efficiency, and security both on the way up the hill and on the way down. Purchase the short Adrenalin if you have a boot sole length of between 270 and 330mm, and purchase the long Adrenalin if your boot sole length measures between 300-360mm.
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Tyrolia mbition 12 Carbon Touring Binding Tyrolia mbition 12 Carbon Touring Binding
Have a hard time believing that dinky pin bindings are going to give you the downhill performance you want after you've spent all morning hiking for that one run' Then step into the Tyrolia Ambition 12 Carbon Touring Bindings to shed serious lbs from your setup without sacrificing an ounce of safety or downhill prowess. How did they do it you ask' A special ingredient called carbon is used in the frame of the binding to make this variation of the Ambition almost a whole pound lighter than its non-carbon cousins.Tyrolia has been producing bindings for going on 85 years and its release of the Ambition last season was the company's first offering in the AT market. Far lighter than almost any frame binding you'll find on the market today, the Ambition 12 Carbon is the first major innovation we've seen in frame-style bindings for quite a few years, and it will be a welcome companion during those longer tours when you don't want to just make it down, but ski, huck, and rail your way down your line.Since The Ambition is made by Tyrolia, it delivers the same high elasticity and freeflex technology you get from the company's dedicated alpine bindings. With the exception of the carbon frame, the Ambition is identical to Tyrolia's other AT bindings. The AT toe piece smoothly pivots as you walk, but has a gliding AFS plate for a friction-less feel on the downhill. The Freeflex technology allows the binding to maintain its natural flex through a free gliding plate that runs withing the titanal heel track, the result of which is the solid downhill performance you'd expect from a pair of Tyrolias. The binding can be switched from walk to ski mode, without having to step out of the binding, and the heel has three different climbing aid heights for the ascent. The DIN maxes out at 12, making it a great binding for all but the biggest skiers.
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