Salomon Guardian 16 AT Binding
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The Salomon Guardian WTR 16L randonee bindings provide the power, precision and on-snow feel of a high-performance freeride alpine binding, with the benefit of being able to tour in the backcountry.
Why fight the resort crowds when Salomon offers an easy, comfortable way for you to travel out the sidecountry gates or into the backcountry with the Guardian 16 Alpine Touring Binding' Hike-and-Ride technology lets you glide up the skintrack in hike mode and switch quickly into ride mode without removing your skis, and Salomon gave the Guardian a 7-16 DIN range for skiers who like to go fast, stomp airs, and send big-mountain lines.
Salomon joined the backcountry in full stride when they announced the release of a low-profile AT binding. This binding brings their freeride performance combined with convenient Hike & Ride Technology. Available in two sizes, this is a binding that will take you anywhere, in-bounds or out. Automatic step-in adjustment is hands-free. Brake is easily removed with a single turn of a screwdriver. Take this bad-hawk in or out of bounds, and fix your heel whenever you feel like it. Weight: 2960 g (94.9 oz). Din scale: 7-16. Height: 26 mm Low-Profile Chassis. Skier weight (kg): >60, >130 (lbs). Adjustment range: 55 mm. Adjustment range (US sizes): 7. Weight of 1/2 pair: 1495 g (52.7 oz). Size (Small): 260-320mm boot sole length. Size (Large): 305-360mm boot sole length. Removable Brake. XL Stomp Pedal. Automatic Wing Adjustment. Color: Blue/Black
- Tahoe Mountain Sports
The Guardian is the one quiver tool of choice for bindings and is the new dualpurpose Alpine TouringResort crossover binding from Salomon The Guardian addresses the weaknesses of its predecessors by increasing the torsional rigidity dropping the stack height and allowing for faster transitions with its Hike Ride Switch which is easily engaged with a ski poleThe result is a binding that is at home skiing the resort and touring to your favorite stash all with the combined security and power transmission of a traditional alpine bindingFeaturesRemoveable 115mm BrakeXL Stomp Pedal 65High lateral transmissionAutomatic wing adjustmentLow profile chasisOversized platform
Salomon Guardian 16 Ski Binding combines time-tested downhill performance with convenienent hike and ride technology that makes backcounrty riding sweet and simple. Built with a lower profile that has an oversized 80mm platform and strengthened rigidity for stability and improved edge-to-edge power transfers. The simplified base plate reduces snowpack buildup during climbing mode, and the hike and ride switch in the rear is easily accessible by ski pole. DIN Scale: 7-16 for most skier levels and weight.
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