Black Diamond 01 Binding
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Whether you're Maching turns on an in-bounds powder day or skinning deep into the backcountry in search of untracked descents, the Black Diamond O1 is the ultimate high-performance tele binding. Combining downhill power and control with the added bonus of a resistance-free touring mode, the O1 now features a new 6-hole mounting pattern for increased screw pull-out resistance.
The ultimate high-performance tele binding, the Black Diamond O1 has become the benchmark in reliable downhill power and control with the added bonus of resistance-free touring for uphill efficiency.
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. With the push of a ski pole tip, these high-performance bindings convert to an efficient, resistance-free touring machine. Stainless-steel, 1-piece toe box and variable-height toe riser design provide a natural, solid boot interface for power transfer. Under-the-boot cable routing serves up a progressive flex and keeps the springs away from your edges. Oversized, precompressed spring cartridges create consistent tension; comes with midstiff cartridges installed. Midstiff cartridges provide an all-around flex that's well suited for backcountry touring and inbounds skiing. 3 cartridge stiffness levels allow you to tune bindings to match boot stiffness and skiing style (stiff/freeflex cartridges available from Black Diamond; not available at REI). Long climbing wires snap into position to reduce climbing fatigue. Attach ski leashes (sold separately) to prevent runaway skis when skiing at the resort. Black Diamond O1 small bindings fit boot sole lengths 265mm - 295mm.
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.