How to choose backcountry ski bindings?
The main purpose of backcountry ski binding is to let you enjoy and explore the world beyond the boundaries of a resort. For skiing, strength, durability, weight, and lightness are the factors that should be kept in mind. Backcountry skiing comes in various styles such as frame bindings, tech bindings, and Telemark bindings.
Accessories and Spare Parts
The accessories and spare parts are essential to keep with you when heading towards the mountains. The accessories and spare parts
are anything that you may need later on your journey to fix, repair or replace your ski boots, bindings and skis. For instance, Dynafit Ski Finder Leash, Toko Ski Clip Alpine & Carving, Colltex Quick Adhesive Spray, Colltex Camlock Kit, Black Diamond Ski Skin Tail Clips, Pomoca Regluing Kit, Pomoca Bent Buckle, and Plum Lock/Unlock Upgrade are some of the spare parts and accessories that you might need on the slopes.
Alpine skiing is the most popular type of skiing. As the name suggests, alpine skiing takes place on the hills where the skier goes from top to bottom. Mostly, these skiing events are organized in ski resorts and mountains. When we talk about ski gear for downhill skiing, you need proper boots and bindings that stay in place throughout the duration. Alpine skiing bindings
are designed to minimize the risk of injuries from falls while providing considerable support and balance to skis. In addition to the design, mounting compatibility, and color, the features of the alpine skiing bindings must be tailored for which they are designed.
Cross Country Ski
Cross country skiing can take place either in the backcountry resorts or in designated ski resorts. However, in cross country skiing,
the terrain is usually flat, gentle, and entirely rolling. In cross country skiing, skiers focus on traveling long distances rather than skiing up and down. For this type of skiing, you need flexible boots that are firmly connected to the boots while leaving your heels free to lift. Generally, there are three main types of bindings used in cross country skiing which are: Three pin, SNS, and NNN. The most commonly used are NNN and SNS.
is a type of skiing that happens in unmarked areas outside the ski resort. It is a lot more challenging and physically demanding than alpine skiing. The major difference between backcountry skiing is the type of equipment and gear you use on the slopes. In ski touring, you use a hybrid approach that lets you free your heels or lock them in place when needed. This can only be achieved through special bindings that give you better traction as well as stability. Salomon
, and K2
design and manufacture the best bindings for ski touring.