Black Diamond 01 Binding

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The Black Diamond O1 Midstiff telemark bindings (small size) give you resistance-free touring with powerful downhill performance so you can go farther and ski harder.


After winning more than its fair share of awards from almost every magazine in the ski industry, the Black Diamond 01 Telemark Ski Binding has carved out its place as a high-end, performance telemark binding. Flip between ski and tour modes with a simple push of a button, rip through technical terrain supported by an uncompromising compression spring design that offers both power and control, and glide naturally on the skin track thanks to free-pivot point action similar to that of the best alpine touring bindings. There are three flavors of cartridge flex to choose from too, so pick your poison and dive into a world of equal uphill and downhill performance.


A no compromise freeride touring bindingWhether youre riding lifts or working for your turns the Black Diamond 01 has you covered Tour mode is engaged with a simple prod of a ski pole for a solid 60 degree range of unrestricted motion In tour mode the toe piece pivots on a burly 10mm axle located 2mm behind pin line for an efficient stride The 01 switches back to ski mode just as easily and intuitively as it does into tour mode Forward flex tension is provided by two burly cartridges routed underfoot By routing the cables and springs underfoot reliability is improved over standard cable bindings Spring cartridges come in three flavors the included midstiffs ridstiffs and soft Most users are satisfied with the flex of the included midstiff cartridges which provide enough power to drive skis with 100mm waists For hard chargers the ridstiffs are a nice optionFor several years Black Diamonds hardest charging customers complained of pulling their bindings from the ski No more Unlike the old 4 screw mounting pattern a bombproof new 6 screw hole mounting pattern firmly attaches the 01 to your ski Translation You can ski these bindings hardFeatures Benefits Underfoot cable routing Onepiece stainless steel toe piece with new 6hole mounting pattern for increased screw pullout resistance Pushbutton activation toggles between skitour modes Solid wire yoke heelpiece Three cartridge options for customizing stiffness each includes a colorcoded tension indicator Climbing wires included


A tough downhill beast, Black Diamond's O1 telemark is a pure freeride binding with a smooth touring mode for uphill hikes. Switch between skiing and touring modes with the push of a button and get just the right amount of stiffness with the 3 levels provided by the 3 cartridge options and easy to read tension indicator. Solid wire yoke heelpiece for dependable service. Fits six hole pattern.

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