Black Diamond Fritschi Diamir Vipec 12

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The Fritschi Diamir Vipec 12 alpine touring ski bindings build on the success of the world's first bindings to combine the light weight of a tech binding with the safety release of an alpine binding.

- REI

Black Diamond Alpine Touring Bindings Fritschi-Swiss Diamir Vipec 12 TUV Binding-95 mm. Now with TUV certification the binding adds a level of reliabilty. Extremely lightweight rigid and easy to switch between walk and ski modes this model features improved step-in and step-out performance and a new more secure toe-pin adjustment system. The Vipec's predefined safety release comes thanks to a gliding heel piece that allows for active length compensation. The heel piece's dynamic travel allows for consistent contact pressure and reliable release as the ski flexes. This system makes for a binding that is not only lightweight and streamlined but provides increased ease of use and safety. The two-stage heel riser allows for three different configurations and easily switches for variable terrain. Micro-adjustable width wings in the toe piece accommodate the variety of tech insert styles on the market.

- CampSaver.com

The world's first touring binding to combine the lightweight pin system of a tech binding with the pre-defined safety release of an alpine binding, the Vipec 12 TUV provides lightweight touring functionality and maximum power transmission that now comes with the assurance of TUV certification. Even better and easier to use than the original, the third-generation Vipec 12 TUV builds on the success of the world's first binding to combine the lightweight functionality of a tech binding with the predetermined safety release of an alpine binding. Now fully TUV certified, the extremely lightweight, rigid system gives you full confidence. Easy to switch between walk and ski modes, this model features improved step-in and step-out performance and a new, more secure toe-pin adjustment system. The Vipec's predefined safety release comes thanks to a gliding heel piece that allows for active length compensation. The heel piece's dynamic travel allows for consistent contact pressure and reliable release as the ski flexes. This system makes for a binding that is not only lightweight and streamlined, but provides increased ease of use and safety. The two-stage heel riser allows for three different configurations and easily switches for variable terrain. Micro-adjustable width wings in the toe piece accommodate the variety of tech insert styles on the market. TUV certified Safety Tech System features a defined front lateral release in both ski and walk mode for skiing and avalanche safety Integrated dynamic range in both heel and toe ensures predictable release Easy Switch heel and toe allow changes between ski and walk mode without stepping out of the binding Three-level heel riser Brakes included Micro-adjustable width wings help compatibility with any model tech insert

- Bentgate.com

Features of the Black Diamond Fritschi Diamir Vipec 12 Ski Binding Safety Tech System Features a defined front lateral release in both ski and walk mode for skiing and avalanche safety Integrated dynamic range in both heel and toe ensures predictable release Easy Switch heel and toe allow changes between ski and walk mode without stepping out of the binding Three-level heel riser Brakes included Micro-adjustable width wings help compatibility with any model Tech insert

- Moosejaw

Diamir Vipec 12 TUV Binding is to ski touring what a bluebird day is to four feet of fresh pow: a match made in heaven. This revolutionary binding combines the lightweight pin system of a tech binding with the safety release of an alpine binding. Earning your turns just got even sweeter with increased touring functionality, maximum power transmission and the piece of mind of TUV certification.

- Mountain Gear