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Ascend with ease, the Voile Switchback Binding converts from downhill Telemark mode to an uphill pivoting mode with zero heel resistance.. . . . Switch it over with a press from your ski poles. Comes standard with two heights of heel elevators for efficient climbing. Full-wrap around stainless steel toe plate without rivets. Enclosed design eliminates ice build-up. Lightest weight available, 3 lb. per pair. Time tested Hardwire heel assembly instead of braided cables. Short rod model fits US boots size 5 - 8.5.
The free pivoting Voile Women's Switchback Telemark Ski Binding has separate tour and ski modes enabling touring with zero heel resistance, and then switches back into ski mode for the downhill. And with its smaller, more accommodating women's-specific size, the Switchback takes the fairer gender for some laps. 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 riser height helps transfer your energy to your edge.
A free-pivoting, AT-style tele binding, the Voile Switchback Telemark Binding has zero heel resistance so you save valuable energy on the ascent and break trails more easily. With the flick of a ski pole, you can transition from uphill to downhill mode. Custom tune your binding to the ascent you face with dual height heel elevators. An enclosed design eliminates ice build-up.
- Mountain Gear