Voile Switchback X2 Telemark Touring Binding
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A free-pivoting, alpine touring-style telemark binding, the new Voile Switchback X2 allows backcountry telemark skiers to ascend with zero heel resistance thus conserving valuable energy and allowing for easier trail breaking. The Switchback X2 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. The toe plate has been lengthened by almost 3cm, repositioning the Hardwire cable pivot point and stiffened the cartridge springs by 25%.
Free pivot telemark bindings open up the question of why not always have a tight and powerfully connected binding. The Voile Switchback X2 is a clear answer- maximize the power for the down, unlock to free pivot mode for the skin back up. Toe plate lengthened by nearly 3cm (compared to Switchback) for more boot contact and new cable position for more power Stiffer cartridge springs by 25% Still lighter than the competition Riser height: 25 mm Includes dual height heel elevators +65mm/100mm Easily switched from uphill touring to downhill telemark skiing with use of your ski pole Two sizes: Short fits boots mondo size 24 - 26.5, Standard fits 27 - 31
Efficiency, Meet Power! The Switchback X2 with same reliable ice-proof latching system for efficient uphill travel, but with new more powerful downhill toe plate and stiffer cartridge springs.
Voile Switchback X2 telemark touring bindings have a powerful feel designed to meet the demands of modern backcountry skiers who wear 4-buckle boots and ride on fat skis. Compared with the original Voile Switchback bindings, the X2 bindings feature 25% stiffer cartridges and pivot points that have been moved back 1.125 in. for increased power. 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. 3 oz. per pair, the X2 bindings are the second lightest free-pivot bindings on the market (behind only the original Voile Switchback). 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 X2 telemark touring bindings with standard-length rods fit boot sizes 27 - 31 mondo.