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Go from the resort straight to the backcountry with the Salomon Guardian WTR 13L randonee bindings. They have the feel of alpine bindings, with the benefit of being able to tour in the backcountry.
You love getting those backcountry stashes of fresh powder and hucking your meat where no one has gone before (at least not today), so you don't have time for floppy, weak, clunky bindings that make you shiver and pray that won't pre-release on the downhill. Soothe your soul and nurture your daredevil self with the burly Salomon Guardian WTR 13 Alpine Touring Binding, a shred-worthy binding with backcountry capability. An allover low profile and wide platform give you sensitivity to terrain and enhanced power transmission. The Hike & Ride switch lets you go from skiing to hiking and back again without taking off your skis, because sometimes the skiing's that good. Height and wing adjustment for a secure hold and Salomon's legendary binding know-how give you peace of mind when you're scoping that gnarly, exposed line. The Guardian 16 and Guardian 13 top out Salomon's freeride backcountry lineup.
Salomons proven freeride performance now combined with convenient Hike Ride TechnologyDesigned for Freeski Backcountry PerformanceSizingThe Small fits sole lengths 260320mm and the Large fits sole lengths 305360mm TechnologiesADULT NORMSFREESKI BRAKE Self retracting brakes adapted to modern skis and practices eliminates hang ups on switch landingsXL STOMP PEDAL 65 A fixed wide pedal ensures the best transmission from skier to skiHIKE RIDE SWITCH A quick easy and convenient switch between skiing and hiking mode without having to remove the skisLOW PROFILE CHASSIS Low stand height for increased terrain feedback and enhanced power transmissionOVERSIZED PLATFORM A super wide platform to ensure maximum lateral power transmissionDOUBLE FULL FLEXWTR WALK TO RIDE SOLE COMPATIBILITY Makes walking easier with no compromise on safety and performance due to the TV approved walk sole compatibilityAUTOMATIC WING ADJUSTEMENT No handling but automatic adjustment just by stepin You can forget but nevertheless trust your binding HIGH ADJUSTMENTHIGH LATERAL TRANSMISSION More precision more control to reach a new level of performance
Salomon Guardian WTR 13 AT ski bindings add even more to Salomon's proven freeride performance, now combined with convenient Hike & Ride Technology. Freeski brake: Self retracting brakes: adapted to modern skis and practices, eliminates hang ups on switch landings. XL Stomp pedal (65): A fixed, wide pedal ensures the best transmission from skier to ski. Hike & Ride Switch: A quick, easy and convenient switch between skiing and hiking mode without having to remove the skis. Low profile Chassis: Low stand height for increased terrain feedback and enhanced power transmission. Oversized platform: A super wide platform to ensure maximum lateral power transmission. Double Full Flex. WTR (Walk to Ride) sole compatibility: Makes walking easier with no compromise on safety and performance, due to the TUV approved walk sole compatibility. Automatic Wing adjustment: No handling but automatic adjustment just by step-in. You can forget about, yet nevertheless trust, your binding!. High adjustment. High Lateral Transmission. For powerful transmission from feet to skis, plus lightweight and efficient backcountry touring, go with the Salomon Guardian Bindings. Weight: 6 lbs 7 oz (2921 g) per pair. Din scale: 5-13. Height: 26 mm. Skier weight: 110-275 lbs (50-125 kg). Skier weight: 110-275 lbs. Adjustment range: 55 mm. Adjustment range: 7 US sizes
- Tahoe Mountain Sports
With the Guardian WTR 13 AT binding, Salomon combined years of proven freeride performance with their convenient Hike & Ride technology and a lower DIN range to bring high-performance AT skiing to a wide audience of skiers.