The Dynafit ST Rotation 10 Binding is a high-quality, versatile, and easy-to-use option that is lightweight enough for all-day use. Even though the heel area can take some time to get used to for stepping in and switching modes, once you find out the tips and tricks, you will enjoy the reliability and confidence gained from this long-lasting binding.
The Black Diamond Fritschi Vipec EVO 12 Bindings are lightweight, durable, and functional for beginners and advanced users. If you are searching for reliable, secure, and versatile bindings, this product works with a wide range of touring skis, keeps your feet locked in during tough conditions, and ensures user confidence in rough terrain.
The G3 Ion 10 Binding is an easy to use, functional, and secure binding that can work well in a variety of conditions and provide a quick way to get in and out of your skis. With an innovative technology that is easy for both beginners and advanced skiers to use, this could be a good choice for any level of backcountry skier who wants an efficient, safety-minded, and reliable binding.
The Salomon Guardian MNC 13 Alpine Touring Binding is a technically-simple, versatile, and reliable option that is well-suited for beginners or intermediate backcountry skiers who want a clean and simple binding that is easy to operate. The durability, quick transitions, and sleek look all provide a solid binding. With that said, there is a severe weight penalty to these bindings compared to tech bindings, but for those looking to get into ski touring, this is a great starter option.
The G3 ION 12 Binding is a great choice for skiers who will mainly be touring and want adjustability and reliability. The simple, yet functional design, make this binding suitable for all levels of alpine touring skiers.
The Dynafit TLT Superlite 2.0 is an incredibly light, yet impressively durable, tech binding. The feature set is quite robust given its minimal weight, and the design is tried and true, providing a reliable, well-rounded, and very lightweight touring binding.
The Fritschi Freeride binding is a classic frame bindings that allows the backcountry skier to use their resort or backcountry boots. While tech bindings are lighter, the Fritschis are stronger and more versatile.
The G3 Ion 10 & 12 Binding is a mid-weight tech binding that has a robust and reliable feature set. It’s biggest strength is the ease with which the toe piece can be stepped into. The Ion strikes a very nice balance between weight and performance.
The Dynafit ST Radical Binding is reliable and equipped with robust safety features. Unlike many tech bindings, the ST Radical meets industry standards for release values. For those seeking a reliable and secure touring binding, this is an excellent choice.
The Salomon MTN Alpine Touring Binding (Atomic Backland Tour) elegantly provides a feature set useful to most ski tourers without wasting weight with unnecessary bells and whistles. It is a very lightweight binding with tried and true technology that results in easy uphill touring and solid downhill engagement.