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Touring bindings

Postby Bertie » Wed Feb 10, 2021 7:56 pm

Has any one used pin bindings? Are they strong enough? I’ve used Marker frame bindings for kite skiing and they work fine. I would assume some of the latest hybrid bindings like the Shift would work well, but has anyone any experience of using the light weight pin bindings like the Alpinist? Could be expensive and dangerous if they broke.

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Re: Touring bindings

Postby RomeUtah » Wed Feb 10, 2021 8:12 pm

On skis i lock in the toe 2 clicks past step in on the g3 ions, work fine. If you are not doing heavy freestyle and expecting to land off edge and twist, pin bindings will be fine. You will lose dampening that you get from frame bindings.

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Re: Touring bindings

Postby tautologies » Wed Feb 10, 2021 9:40 pm

I've heard both. I got the MNC 13 shift binding exactly because of this.

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Re: Touring bindings

Postby mede » Wed Feb 10, 2021 10:24 pm

Marker Alpinist. Amazing binding, so far I'd say on par with my Marker Chester. Difficult to get in in the beginning, but you'll get used to it.

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Re: Touring bindings

Postby 1234567Simon » Thu Feb 11, 2021 12:10 am

I have had the Dynafit TLT.
Game changer compared to a normal touring frame.

Never had any problems. But also no massive jumping, or big drops.

For going mainly downhill with the skiing Lift 🚠 up, I use a frame.

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Re: Touring bindings

Postby Tomlutz » Fri Feb 19, 2021 3:43 pm

I am also using Dynafit TLT. No issues, of course more difficult to step in than with a pure downhill binding, but I prefer my broad and light touring skis for snowkiting. - Tom

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Re: Touring bindings

Postby waynepjh » Fri Feb 19, 2021 4:18 pm

Go with the most reliable pin bindings on the market. Dynafit! I have hammered these bindings for many years and they work awesome.

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Re: Touring bindings

Postby Nem0 » Sat Feb 20, 2021 6:45 am

mede wrote:
Wed Feb 10, 2021 10:24 pm
Marker Alpinist. Amazing binding, so far I'd say on par with my Marker Chester. Difficult to get in in the beginning, but you'll get used to it.
100% agree👍🏽👍🏽👍🏽


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