Salomon Debuts Revolutionary 'SHIFT' Binding

Salomon Debuts Revolutionary 'SHIFT' Binding

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Salomon Debuts Revolutionary 'SHIFT' Binding

“The Shift allows people to climb and ski at their top level in the backcountry with no compromises.” – Greg Hill

Salomon is claiming to have discovered what Cody Townsend calls the ‘holy grail’ of binding technology.

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By adding a locking heel, Salomon joins the like of Marker whose Kingpin binding boasts bomber downhill performance with the luxury of a pin binding pivot point for easy up-hilling.

Find out more here: Salomon SHIFT Binding

Specs:

  • DIN — 6-13
  • Weight — 865g
  • Elastic Travel — 47mm
  • Climbing Aids — 2° + 10°

*What do you think? Is this better than the Kingpin or just more of the same?

*Video courtesy of Salomon TV 

 

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