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Ski Trab TR 2 Binding

Brand: Ski Trab
Model: TR-2
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Although limited in boot compatibility*, the TR-2 binding is not limited in features and performance. Ski Trab developed a unique heel design that uses downward pressure to maximize steering precision. It also lets you change from ski-mode to walk-mode without exiting the binding; just press down with your pole. At the toe, the wings can open to the side, enabling a twisting release like an alpine binding. These highlights combine to make the Trab TR-2 one of the more interesting ski-touring bindings on the market.

The TR-2 binding has two models with different release value ranges: 5-11 for most skiers and 7-13 for heavy/aggressive skiers with shorter feet. Brake widths available are 88mm, 104mm, and 115mm. The detailed feature list is lengthy:

  • Downward heel pressure gives a stable, locked-in feeling while skiing.
  • 75mm wide base plates help transfer power to the edges of the ski.
  • Lateral release at the toe reduces twisting-release forces on your tibia.
  • Brakes are included and replaceable if you decide to change skis.
  • Lock lever at the toe offers a fully-locked uphill mode for climbing.
  • Ability to change modes without exiting the binding is a huge plus.
  • Fully adjustable release values can be dialed for your size and ability.
  • 30mm BSL adjustment in the heel lets you adapt to different boots.
  • Two riser positions in addition to flat mode give skin track options.
  • Short binding plates enable a natural ski flex, improving ski control.
  • Flatter ramp angle than comparables which reduces quad strain.
  • Leash attachment point at the toe gives a backup ski-catch option.
  • Included crampon attachment lets you climb supportable crusts.

* Please note this binding is compatible only with La Sportiva Spectre 2.0, Spitfire 2.0, Sideral 2.0, Starlet 2.0, and SCARPA Spirit boots.

Specifications
Weight
-> ounces
609g [104mm]
Weight (pair) 1218g [104mm]
Boot Compatibility TR 2 only
Brakes 88mm, 104mm, 115mm
BSL Adjustment 24mm
Riser Heights 2
Vertical Release 5-11 or 7-13
Lateral Release 5-11 or 7-13
Crampon Ready Yes
Specs Verified Yes
Design
Materials Ergal hardened steel
Skimo Co Says
Usage Touring, mountaineering, free touring
Notes Lateral release at the toe
Bottom Line High-performance binding with a focus on safety
2/23/2017
by Dane H (used product regularly)
 
Retains and releases just like an alpine binding. & tech tours. If not for the limited (but expanding) boot compatibility, I feel like this binding would become the tech 2.0 sensation. I use a Sideral 2.0 and plan to get a Spectre 2.0 at the end of this season. I love these bindings.
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