How to choose cross country ski bindings?
When buying cross country ski bindings, there are also several factors that contribute towards the durability and performance of the ski such as material density, DIN range, stiffness, tensile strength, metal parts, and design of pivot points. Hence, you should check out all these aspects if you want to get the perfect binding for your boots. Salomon
, Leki Alpino
offer the best range of cross country ski bindings.
The most common factors that will help you buy the right pair of cross country ski bindings are as follows;
• The waist width of the skis
• Size of brakes
• Your skiing ability and expertise
• Height and boot sole length
When choosing ski bindings for cross country skiing, you should also focus on its construction and durability. Higher DIN ski bindings are specially designed for advanced and professional skiers. These bindings are made of stronger materials to accommodate the power, durability, and speed on steeper and technical terrains. Some of the best ski bindings are Salomon Nordic Ski Bindings, Atomic Nordic Ski Bindings
and Rossignol Nordic Ski Bindings.
When your ski comes off, if the brakes are too narrow they will not detach from the ski edges and may not deploy properly. On the other hand, if the brakes are too wide they will drag more often when you are skiing especially on steep terrain. Hence, it is recommended that you choose a brake width according to your ski width with no more than 15mm wider.