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Voile Switchback Binding

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Manufacturer's Description

Visit Voile's Men's Switchback Binding page.

Retailers' Descriptions

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The lightweight Voile Switchback telemark touring bindings allow backcountry skiers to ascend with zero heel resistance and then switch into downhill telemark mode for speedy descents. Bindings let you easily switch between free-pivot touring mode and downhill telemark mode with the use of a ski pole. Free-pivot mechanism is designed to resist ice and snow buildup for hassle-free touring. Weighing in at 3 lbs. per pair, the Switchback bindings are the lightest free-pivot bindings on the market. Full wraparound stainless-steel toe plates stand up to regular backcountry use. Bindings include 2 climbing wires that lift your heels 65mm and 100mm to take the strain of your legs while skinning up hills. Spinning spring cartridges allow easy length adjustments; stainless-steel hooks and rods add strength and durability. Voile Switchback telemark touring bindings with standard-length rods fit boot sizes 27 - 31 mondo.

- REI refers to the men's version

The free pivoting Voile Switchback Telemark Ski Binding has a separate tour and ski mode, enabling tour with zero heel resistance, then switch back into ski mode and rip down hill. In free pivot mode, the Switchback provides an easier, more efficient stride, and your tips won't dive when breaking trail. Included heel elevators and a light-weight design further help conserve energy on the up-track. When you get to the top, you'll appreciate that this telemark binding's enclosed design eliminates ice buildup the 25mm stand height helps transfer your energy to your edge.

- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version

A free-pivoting, alpine touring-style telemark binding, the new Voile Switchback allows backcountry telemark skiers to ascend with zero heel resistance thus conserving valuable energy and allowing for easier trail breaking. The Switchback is easily switched from uphill touring to downhill telemark skiing with use of your ski pole. Also, it comes standard equipped with dual height climbing heel elevators for varying ascents.Challenging the competition, Voile is boasting the new Switchback as stronger, lighter, and with the most competitive retail price compared to the current crop of new telemark touring bindings. Full, wrap-around, stainless steel, toe plate without rivets. Enclosed design eliminates ice build-up Appropriate riser height, 25 mm Time tested Hardwire heel assembly instead of braided cables Includes dual height heel elevators, (men)+65mm/100mm, (women)+65 mm/80 mm Men's Short size Mondo Point 24 - 27.5, Men's Standard size Mondo Point 27 - 31, Women's size Mondo Point 23 - 26.5

- OMCgear refers to the men's version

Voile Switchback Binding

currently retails for:
$179.99 - $279.00
MSRP: $279.00 (men's)

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