G3 Targa Ascent

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Specs

Weight 1418 g / 50 oz
Size Men's US 4.5 - 14.0 / Euro 37.0 - 49.0
Material Aluminum toe plate with stainless steel toe bar

Where to Buy

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Manufacturer's Description

Visit G3's Targa Ascent page.

Retailers' Descriptions

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With the G3 Targa Ascent Telemark Binding, you'll be powering through backcountry hikes and steep powder descents. When in touring mode, the Ascent Binding's toe plate pivots on a stainless steel axle to promote a natural and efficient stride, and a pole-activated climbing heel pops up easily, so you're not left behind as you wrestle with climbing wires. Once you're ready for the descent, simply flick the front switch to convert the lightweight Targa Ascent Telemark Binding from tour to ski mode. As you snorkel through the pow, a sturdy retention bar secures this G3 binding in place, and the compression spring cartridges give you power and control.

- Backcountry.com

Description of G3 Targa Ascent SS X-Mountain Telemark Ski BindingsIntroducing the TARGA Ascent SS. SS for Stainless Steel. Take the award winning, lightweight, free pivoting TARGA Ascent incorporate the TARGA stainless steel toe plate and heel tube and you have the TARGA Ascent SS. A bomber binding at an economical price for skiers who put their equipment through the wringer.All TARGA Ascent bindings feature G3s award winning pole-activated free pivot system, easily switching the binding from tour to ski mode.In tour mode, the Ascent SS toe plate pivots unrestricted on a stainless steel axle, eliminating the burden of boot flex resistance. Biomechanically engineered for a natural feel and efficient stride, the Ascents pivot point is located 7mm forward of the pin-line, quickly transforming telemarkers to trailbreakers.A flick of the switch easily converts the Ascent into an aggressive high performance binding. A stainless steel sliding retainer moves into place above a forged stainless steel retention bar, securing the Ascent into ski mode. The 3 wedge and 40mm rise further enhances the skiing performance over and above its TARGA predecessor, eliminating rocker launch and engaging the powerful G3 compression spring cartridges for outstanding downhill control.FeaturesWeight 1580g 55.7oz Size Mens US 4.5 - 14.0Mens European 37.0 - 49.0

- US Outdoor Store

The TARGA Ascent, G3s featherweight, high performance touring telemark binding, combines the award-winning TARGA T/9 with a pole-activated free pivot system, easily switching the binding from ski to tour mode. In tour mode, the Ascent is biomechanically engineered for efficiency, and pivots unrestricted on a stainless steel axle. With an easy flick of the switch, the Ascent converts into an aggressive, high performance downhill binding.

- CampSaver.com

Get more versatile power with the Targa Ascent Binding from G3 that combines the award winning, lightweight Targa T/9 with a pole-activated free pivot system, easily switching the binding from tour to ski mode. Slide into the backcountry with this winner of the 2009 Powder Skiers Choice award.

- Mountain Gear