With decades of podium experience in alpine and Nordic racing, Atomic is no rookie when it comes to making skis. Unsurprisingly, their more recent skimo racing designs have placed them on the podium again. The brand is steeped in skiing history, both present and future versions.
As the successor to the acclaimed Ultimate 65, the Backland UL has some big shoes to fill. That’s big in the sense of reputation, not size. These are skimo racing skis, after all. The new UltraLight, or UL, series features a redesigned tip, with a slimmer..
Atomic changed the name, but not the singular purpose. The Backland UL 78 is a ski mountaineering weapon. The ski is capable of slicing and dicing on hard snow, while remaining playful in soft snow due to the lightly rockered tip. The double-carbon constr..
A wider version of the Ultimate race ski, the 78 is an elite mountaineering ski made by Atomic. Inspired by Kilian’s transition from racer to extreme alpinist, the Ultimate 78 is designed to go high and fast. An all-mountain rocker and innovative sidewall..
Still the widest platform in Atomic’s high-end backcountry lineup, the Backland UL 85 is the ticket for all-season usage. From deep powder in the winter to those spring corn harvests, the 85mm waist will perform. Atomic redesigned the tip from the Ultimat..
Rare is the time we sacrifice peak-bagging prowess for pure power on the descent, but luckily with the Backland 95, you don’t have to. Borrowing geometry cues from Atomic’s larger powder skis and core construction secrets from its lighter-weight brethren,..
Atomic has taken a new approach to just about everything related to ski-touring: skis, skins, bindings and boots. The Backland Ultimate is no exception. It’s a skimo race boot that incorporates Memory Fit, a revolutionary molding-technology that has made ..
Atomic pulled out all the stops for the new Backland series of touring boots. This figurative expression not only refers to pipe-organ knobs, but also to financial constraints, production impediments, and reasons that may stop you from buying them. This i..
$749.00 From $518.95
Atomic did not forget about the fairer sex when developing its new line of alpine touring boots. The Women’s Backland is packed with most of the same technology as the carbon version, but with a softer flex and better colors. The boots ascend like a dream..
$648.95 From $438.95
Wear out your instep cable? Break a buckle on your Backlands? Check out our offerings of Atomic replacement parts for your boots.
Items in these listings are sold as single parts unless listed otherwise:
Backland Frictionless Pivot- Keeps the cuff r..
The Atomic Quick-Click tongue system allows you to transform your Backland boots from excellent up-hillers to excellent down-hillers. Or you can get a compromise tongue to handle a little of each. Choose from the options below, which are interchangeable a..
Simple, capable, and user-friendly. The Backland Tour Binding has a combination of features that folks have been eager to see for a long time. Hauling around excess weight in an overly complicated binding isn’t anybody’s favorite activity, and Atomic is h..
Holy stoppers: the Atomic Backland Tour binding with an innovative brake! Weighing in at a svelte 325g per side, the binding flaunts one of the highest feature-per-gram ratios we’ve seen. It includes all the creature comforts necessary to coax you into do..
Rather than integrate the brakes into the bindings, Atomic decided to make it easy on you. Manufactured in five different sizes as a modular accessory to the Backland Tour binding, the brakes sit directly underneath the baseplate of the heel piece. This a..
Atomic’s ground-and-trail-breaking Rocker skins, this time sized for the Backland UL 65 race ski. They are 100% mohair and equipped with bungees designed to be used with race-style tip notches. The Rocker Race skins feature the unique Atomic Glide Zone, w..
There is still plenty of room left for innovation in climbing skins. Just a little less room, however, after the advent of Atomic’s Rocker skins. Since most of the grip when skinning comes from underneath and behind your feet, looking for weight savings a..
Fast, user-friendly, easily customizable, with built-in race bungees? Winner, winner, chicken dinner. Pre-cut to match Atomic’s Backland 78, 85, and 95 skis, these 100% mohair skins are the quickest way to ride your fancy new skis. The skins are pre-trimm..
Atomic’s Ultralight Rocker skins are designed for the Backland UL series skis: the 65, 78, and 85. They are 100% mohair and equipped with bungees designed to be use with race-style tip notches. The Backland UL skins feature the unique Atomic Rocker design..
$169.95 From $99.95
The Alps Heather Cap is both a stylish and functional piece of headwear. It can cover helmet-hair to mask the fact that we aren’t fashion-forward. It also conveys the message of coolness to other backcountry skiers (needs fact-check). The cap is pretty go..
“Alps” and “Tech” are some of our favorite words so this hat quickly caught our attention. Plus, who doesn’t like a good beanie? Atomic used a combination of 91% Polyester and 9% Spandex make this cap 100% complete. One size fits most heads and it is thin..
The bags from Atomic are nice durable ski totes. They come in single or double wide sizes to carry one or two pairs of adult alpine skis, which means 2-4 skimo race skis. Choose from padded or non-padded options for your rock or precious setups, respectiv..