Salomon Ski Bindings, Backcountry Gear, Ski Pants & More
Salomon skis are known for being easy to ski and performing well. Their Rocker2 series is helping skiers float in the deep stuff and the Q series is helping improve skills all over the mountain. Brand loyalty is a big deal for Salomon, with many people still bringing out the old X-Screams or Pocket Rockets, but fear not, the new Salomon gear lives up to its pedigree. Salomon was among the first major brands to adopt twintip skis with their Teneighty ski popularized by the New Canadian Air Force of Mike Douglas, JP Auclair, JF Cusson, and others. Salomon is based in Annecy, France, and has been in business since 1947.
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By: Matt M
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Big News on the Binding Front
If you follow the alpine touring scene, you may have already heard some of the hype surrounding Salomon's big innovation: The S/Lab Shift MNC (Note: the binding will also be released by Atomic as the Shift). The result of seven years of product development and testing that included pro athletes Cody Townsend and Chris Rubens, the Shift offers full DIN/alpine-style performance in an alpine touring binding.
Where this binding takes things to the next level is in the toe. Tech-style pins work like they do on other tech bindings for climbing, but the pins are housed in an alpine-style toe piece that provides elastic travel.
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