Salomon Guardian 16 Ski Bindings 2013
Only Available in Large (305mm-360mm)!!!!!
Salomons proven freeride performance, combined with convenient Hike & Ride Technology. The New Salomon Guardian 16 is a revolutionary binding for backcountry and sidecountry skiing. You can switch from hike to ski mode without releasing the boot from the binding. The hike and ride switch is located right behind the heel piece and can be flipped with a ski pole. When it is time for you to start your descent once you have peeled off your skins flip down the climbing aid and stamp your heel down. A sturdy DIN range of 7-16 will make sure that you are in and staying in. The low profile chassis and 80 mm platform make this binding designed specifically for skis wider than 100mm. 90 degrees of rotation at the toe make kick turns easy on the switchbacks. If you have been looking for a binding that has the retention and trust of an alpine binding, with the ability to hike and skin your way up to some freshies, the new Salomon Guardian 16 is the only way to go. This is a binding that will take you anywhere, in-bounds or out.