Fritschi Diamir Vipec 12

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Free Shipping. Black Diamond Fritschi Diamir Vipec 12 w/L-108mm brake FEATURES of the Black Diamond Fritschi Diamir Vipec 12 w/L-108mm brake 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

Lightly insulated Coreloft(TM) Compact hooded jacket with air permeable side panels. Warm weather is never a constant, even in summer. Fog rolls in, a sudden thunderstorm blocks the sun, and changes in elevation and levels of exposure can cause temperatures to suddenly shift. But summer conditions seldom require bulky insulation. The Atom SL Hoody is specifically created to hit the zone where insulation is required, but in a measured amount that suits milder conditions. Providing warmth comparable to a lightweight fleece for significantly fewer grams, the Atom SL is an efficient midlayer in cool conditions and a great standalone during rest breaks, early morning starts, and while enjoying the view from a freshly bagged peak. FOCUSED VERSATILITY The Atom SL is designed to handle subtle climate shifts. Balancing air permeability with wind resistance, the shell material allows airflow during active periods, but helps cut the chill during static moments. 40g/mA^2 Coreloft(TM) Compact insulation is highly compressible, insulates if wet, and delivers its superior performance for very little weight. All the Atom SL's fabrics are selected to manage moisture and provide comfort while on the move. Sleeves are lined with a comfortable mesh, and lightweight fleece side panels help provide thermal performance and ventilation. Articulated sleeves and gusseted underarms extend freedom of movement. FUNCTIONAL MINIMALISM Arc'teryx designers know that a thoughtful minimalism delivers more performance. Created to be so compact and light there's no reason to leave it behind, the Atom SL employs only necessary features and ultralight fabrics. Comfortable, easily compacted and resilient, the Tyono(TM) 20 shell material uses fine denier yarns that allow a fabric configuration that is surprisingly strong for its weight. The DWR (durable water repellant) treated StormHood(TM) hood is uninsulated, making it ideal for minimizing wind chill or providing protection in light rain. The trim fit minimizes bulk and layers easily, and the insulation is placed only where it's most needed, in the core, to reduce weight and bulk without sacrificing appropriate thermal performance. The result is a hoody that provides efficient shoulder season insulation, stuffs to the size of a grapefruit, and weighs a mere 260 grams. Developed by Arc'teryx, Coreloft(TM) is a synthetic insulation made of staple fibres in mixed sizes that are crimped to trap air and retain warmth. Available in different thicknesses for end-use performance and comfort. Lightweight and highly compressible Durable and resilient Retains its warmth in humid and wet conditions and dries quickly if wet Technical Features Weather resistant Breathable Insulated Compressible and packable Ultralight Construction Arc'teryx Nu water repellent treatment Fleece stretch side panels allow for ventilation Mesh lined sleeves provide next to skin comfort Patterning Gusseted underarms Trim, slim fit, increases breathability during high output Hood Configuration Adjustable, low profile uninsulated StormHood(TM) Zippers & Fly Configuration No Slip Zip(TM) front zipper Full front zip with chin guard and wind flap Cuff & Sleeves Configuration Shaped cuff with stretch fleece Hem Configuration Drop back hem Adjustable hem drawcord Pocket Configuration Two hand pockets with zippers MATERIALS Mesh 100% polyester Torrent(TM)-84% polyester 16% elastane. Moisture wicking, breathable, stretchy, jersey knit textile with a soft, brushed surface and a PolygieneA(R) finish to manage odour. Tyono(TM) 20 denier shell with DWR treatment - 100% nylon Coreloft(TM) Compact 40 insulation (40 g/mA^2). Highly crimped, multi-denier siliconized polyester yarn that has undergone a special process which reduces the thickness of the material by 50%, without reducing its insulation value by the same amount. Lightweight, breathable, thermally efficient 100% polyester fibre. CARE Machine wash in cold water. Do not use fabric softener. Tumble dry on low heat. Do not iron.

- Bentgate.com

The Fritschi Diamir Vipec 12 Binding is 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 provides lightweight touring functionality and maximum power transmission.

- Mountain Gear

For lightweight touring and power transmission, the Fritschi Diamir Vipec 12 AT Tech Bindings from Black Diamond are a combination of a lightweight pin system and pre-defined safety release. The Diamir VIPEC 12 tech binding is the first toe-release and easy switch: a different league of safety and comfort| Compatible with all popular ski touring boots with corresponding inserts. Swiss Innovation: Fritschi's roots are in the mountains with their breathtaking peaks and valleys, rough and rugged, peaceful and lovely. This is where Fritschi is when they are not at work, outside, on skis, living their dream. This is the world where ideas are born from which Black Diamond ultimately develop patented inventions to build a solid foundation for innovative products. Swiss Engineering: At the foot of Blumlisalp, one of the most striking Alpine peaks in the Alps, a team of professional engineers and technicians works tirelessly with deep commitment and attention to detail on the development of technical innovations. Drawing from their own extensive know-how, they create unusual, perfectly designed products of excellence. All components are made in Switzerland of high-tech synthetic materials and top-of-the-line light metals by Black Diamond's specialized suppliers. Advantages compared to conventional pin bindings: Safety release in uphill mode; Easiest to switch from walk mode to downhill mode; Easiest adjustment of walk mode levels; Maximum power transmission, including in the heel; Crampons with adjustable penetration depth. As a result of the broad support and maximum stability of the system, the power is transmitted very directly from the boot to the ski. The optimally selected arrangement of the mounting screws for the torsion-resistant toe housing provides extensive support to the system. The precision with which the stable heel housing is controlled on a torsion-resistant plate mounted directly on the ski also achieves maximum power transmission in the heel part (without rotation, unlike other systems). Trendsetting SAFETY PIN TECH: Similar to modern release systems of alpine bindings, lateral release is based on automatic toe release and performs In terms of user comfort of pin bindings, the Vipec 12 binding with the Easy Switch Concept is playing in a different league. Broad support and maximum system stability ensure direct power transmission. A sophisticated mechanism in the crampon also achieves the seemingly impossible with a consistent traction depth in all walk mode levels. Similar to the Diamir SAFETY ALUBAR SYSTEM, the SAFETY PIN SYSTEM also includes a dynamic range. The boot is not released until the dynamic range of 11 mm and the preset restoring force have been exceeded. As a result, the binding will only release when absolutely necessary. This is an important safety feature, especially in uneven terrain. To step in, set the Easy Switch Toe to the STEP IN position and the Easy Switch Heel to the SKI position. Simply move the tip of the boot forward over the step-in bracket in the toe unit and engage the toe pin units. The Easy Switch Toe is automatically set to the downhill position. Then engage the boot with the heel insert via the heel pins. With a ski pole, the Easy Switch Toe can be conveniently set to the step-in position (bottom). The toe pin units will open and release the boot. With a ski pole, the Easy Switch Toe and the Easy Switch Heel it is very easy to switch between downhill and uphill mode. The system can be set to the uphill mode in two easy steps:. 1. With the Easy Switch Toe in the WALK position, the tip of the boot is additionally stabilized laterally in the toe unit. 2. With the Easy Switch Heel in the WALK position the heel is released to allow walking. It doesn't get any easier. Lift the boot slightly above the heel pins, set the Easy Switch Heel to the SKI position and engage the boot with the heel insert via the heel pins. Then set the Easy Switch Toe to the SKI position. Go faster and lighter, stay safer and ski more powder with the Diamir Fritschi Vipec Bindings!. Medium-95mm Brake, Large-108mm Brake, XL-120mm Brake. DIN 5-12. Ski width > 67mm. Weight 470 g / unit without ski brake. Free heel - no moving weight in uphill mode. Light weight. Lower standing position. Two binding systems - one brand. Available Color(s): Black/White

- Tahoe Mountain Sports

Built for rugged ski mountaineering ascents and bomber freeride descents, the Fritschi Diamir Vipec 12 Binding is an evolution of the world's first alpine touring binding to combine the lightweight pin system of a tech binding with the standardized safety release capabilities of an alpine binding. The result is a binding that provides both lightweight touring functionality and maximum alpine-style power transmission. The Vipec easily switches between walk and ski modes without the need to step out of the binding, and its toe piece features micro-adjustable width wings to accommodate the wide variety of tech insert styles on the market.A favorite of avalanche professionals, the Vipec features a two-stage heel riser, allowing for three different easily adjustable configurations depending on the grade of terrain. This binding's pre-defined safety release capabilities utilize a gliding heel piece with dynamic travel for consistent contact pressure and reliable release. Lateral, frontal, and defined release capable, the Vipec is built to be powerfully stable while still providing a safe ride.

- Backcountry.com