Welcome to the most complete selection of tech bindings in the world! Modern ski touring bindings are designed to be light and allow a more natural walking stride, saving energy for the down. From maximally efficient race bindings to fully featured resort crossover models and various hybrids between the two, we have you covered.
Check out our backcountry binding finder! In order to maximize your fun and safety, it's critical to match a touring binding to your size, ability, equipment, and goals. We've built a tool to streamline the process.
You flock to the backcountry because you don’t want to follow rules or be told what to do. Ski touring allows you to set a skintrack and go where you want. In the backcountry, there aren’t ski patrollers telling you to slow down or restricting where you can go. So, if you’re the type of skier who goes to remote places and enjoys popping off features while getting down the mountain ..
The rule-makers are cracking down! Soon brakes will be required for races sanctioned by the International Ski Mountaineering Federation (ISMF). These ski brakes are perfect for those who need to make their ATK race bindings ISMF-compliant. They also work wonders for folks who like race bindings and prefer that their skis stop when they crash. The brakes are 70mm wide which comforta..
It's never good to have a screw loose, especially in the backcountry. G3 has a minimalist tool with maximum effectiveness that even has the word backcountry right in the name! G3 Backcountry Binding Tool is ready to help you out when things get loose (but not the fun kind). A combination of a #3 Pozidriver on one end and a Torx T20 interface on the other end you can service most bi..
We have an eco-friendly Binding Recycling program so we end up with some used parts. Hopefully, you can find a part to keep your expensive tech bindings chugging along for another season. We do a basic visual inspection on the parts but cannot guarantee they are defect-free, so buy at your own risk. If you're not comfortable with that, please check out our wide selection of new par..
You know the snow type; too steep and firm to skin, too punchy to boot. This little pair of joy is the Duke PT ski crampons and they will be a welcomed addition to your skis when the going gets tough. These crampons are lightweight, simply constructed, and designed to keep you going uphill to your objective. They come in two sizes to accommodate skis of up to 105mm and 125mm waists..
Peanut butter and jelly, peas and carrots, Sonny and Cher - some things were just made to go together. When it comes to your Backland or Salomon MTN bindings, the perfect match is the Atomic Ski Crampons. No need for a plastic clip to keep other branded ski crampons in place, these thoughtful add-ons are made to nestle into your crampon receptors easily and securely. As if they jus..
Sometimes we all just need a break and sometimes we all just need some brakes. If you picked up a set of Black Diamond Helio bindings, you can accessorize! Works with any Helio binding as well as some Hagan and other ATK bindings. You can fit just about any ski with a wide range of width options that include 75mm, 86mm, 97mm, 108mm and 120mm. These brakes are attached to an adjustm..
When it comes to binding design, it's hard to outsmart the folks at Hagan. Never a company to avoid a challenge, Hagan tried to outsmart themselves when designing the Ultra World Cup (WC) binding, and it isn't hard to see how well they succeeded. The Ultra WC binding is an evolved form of the Hagan Ultra, with the same precisely machined toepiece with Monolink Technology (this mean..
At Kreuzspitze it was decided that they really wanted a binding that they could use for some quick pre-work laps in the local mountains, take up to a race in Bormio, or maybe bring along for some serious mountaineering in the Swiss Alps without worrying about having to fix it in the field, or replace it at the end of every other season. Unsatisfied with the options before them, the..
Fresh off of the Lagorai Mountains in Trentino, Italy, where Kreuzspitze tests every one of their products comes the RS Lady, a delightfully bare-bones race-oriented binding that will replace the venerable SCTTT Lady. The all-business, no-frills heel of the RS Lady is the same as that of the SCTTT Lady: a replaceable titanium U spring with an easy to use race-flap riser atop a pede..
The folks at Kreuzspitze are masters of three things: simplicity, elegance, and ski bindings. Combine these talents with a secret ingredient (it's love) and the result is the Kreuzspitze RS binding. Precisely machined out of cutting-edge aerospace materials to ensure the highest performance and durability, this binding replaces the beloved SCTTT as Kreuzspitze's flagship race bindi..
While we were already impressed with the weight-to-performance ratio brought to market by the ZED 12, G3 has delivered yet again with the addition of the ZED 9. Gearing the binding towards lighter skiers, G3 put simplicity and ease of use to the forefront of the design process, with well-thought-out features like a toe lever requiring less force to actuate and all screws using the ..
Sometimes, a binding is so well made and popular that the manufacturer has no choice but to make it again. Such was the origin of the Oazo 6 when skiers demanded that they be able to ski the Oazo safely with a lower release value, and now popular demand has squeezed yet another iteration of the Oazo family out of Plum. Introducing the Oazo 4; a slightly less Oazoy Oazo than previou..
Typically, the "reliability" of a ski binding refers to its consistency of retention and release of your ski boots. When it comes to touring bindings, the Salomon MNC Shift is among the most reliable that you can find, and with a DIN certification to back it up! This level of consistency is something formerly considered unachievable in the backcountry, except for frame bindings (bu..
The Helio 200 LT is the slimmer little brother that the Helio 200 has been hoping and asking for all these years. By ditching the adjustment plate, keeping the smooth Monolink 1.0 toe wings, and retaining the ability to independently adjust vertical and lateral release, the Helio 200 LT is ready to tackle the biggest vertical days filled with aggressive and dynamic skiing. Despite ..
We could all use a multi-functional ski binding that is lightweight and simple. Dynafit has the hook-up with the Superlite 150 binding. If you're looking for the simplicity of a race binding, but maybe with just a little more panache, this elegant piece of engineering will end up in your shopping cart. The Superlite 150 is a thoughtfully designed ski touring binding with an adjusta..
If you often use the words "easy," "durable," and "lightweight," when describing your ideal touring binding, your profile match may be the Core 12 Pro from Hagan. Featuring quite possibly more metal in its construction than Iron Maiden, these are built for the long haul while still retaining a streamlined look and athletic weight. To help with unwanted toe release while skinning, H..
Marker has heard your pleas for a lower, adjustable lateral release value, along with a lower vertical release, all the while keeping your concerns about weight and ski performance in mind. Even though that is a lot to process in one request, they put it all together and have called it the Alpinist 8 binding. Along with hitting all the specs sought after by lighter weight, or less ..
Skimo Co's newest hire is an aspiring Freeride World Tour athlete who stands a proud 5'3" and has no fear about straightlining down couloirs or doing backflips off of 25-foot booters. But you don't need to be flying all over the world -- and off of massive cliffs -- to appreciate the innovations of the perfect on-piste/off-piste crossover binding. With the arrival of the Shift 10, ..
The Kreuzspitze Heel Brakes are a fantastic accessory for the skier with a light setup who wants (or needs) brakes. This permanent brake is meant to be screwed on underneath the heel piece while mounting the binding on the ski-- Kreuzspitze also offers a removable version (found here), which clips onto the ski crampon attachment point. Like many pin tech bindings with brakes, while..
Don't let some steep or icy snow spell the end of your day-- with the Fritschi Xenic ski crampons, you'll have enough traction to cruise up even the steepest slopes with ease. Using a Dynafit-style attachment system, the Xenic ski crampons fit a wide range of bindings, while the burly three-toothed design gives you a solid bite into icy, hard snow. A reinforced rib wrapping from si..
Heading out into the mountains to lose yourself in a winter wonderland can be blissful, but locating a ski (after you yardsale into that same winter wonderland because you were messing with your Megasend Footy Cam 3000 instead of skiing) is the opposite of blissful (tortured, maybe?). Folks who have lost skis in deep snow know that once you stomp around for 20 minutes without succe..
Taking kids out into the backcountry while they're still young can be a rewarding, exciting process, but doing so requires the right mix of equipment, weather, and snacks. While pin tech bindings and boots have yet to be scaled down for the smallest kids, Contour has a solution that bridges the mechanical gap between the wee ones and the backcountry. The StartUp adaptor clips into ..
Long lines, crowded parking lots, boring terrain, tracked-out snow, and expensive lift tickets are common reasons to avoid ski resorts. Despite these drawbacks, the ease of chairlift skiing often entices skiers to partake of the lift-serviced goods from time to time. When the inevitable boredom sets in, locals and determined adventurers set out to find the small pockets of wild sid..
The beautiful thing about backcountry skiing is the freedom the method of travel allows. With some skis and a bit of patience, a competent and fit skier can paint the snowy canvas however they want. On the descent, having the freedom to take some risks while skiing fast and playfully can be a truly magical experience and sometimes it may be worth carrying a few more grams uphill. I..
Here at Skimo Co, we understand the challenge lighter skiers face when trying to find the appropriate gear. Boots are often too big, skis are too long, and the release values on bindings are too high. We deal with this challenge all year, and are now excited to offer the Plum Oazo 6 binding, one of the lightest and most capable touring bindings on the market made specifically for l..
The Plum Race 120 binding is for the speediest of the speedy, for the fast and light skiers who answer, "water and extra layers just slow me down" when asked where in tarnation their backpacks are. The Race 120 is the big brother to the Race 99, and was designed for use by racers who brush uncomfortably close to the 90kg weight limit of the Race 99. If you're looking to get a race ..
It seems like the Euros are always showing us what to do when it comes to ski gear, and if they weren't right all the time, we might be more upset about it. Manufactured by the Italian pin-tech binding giant ATK, the fresh-out-of-the-factory Pure 8 and Pure 10 bindings from Hagan are just what the lightweight, peak-bagging, and pow-ripping doctor ordered. With the key difference be..
The Swiss binding makers at Fritschi have been trend-buckers in an industry that typically prioritizes lightweight construction over all else. Providing competitively weighted bindings while emphasizing release safety, durability, and ease of use is the name of the game for them. The Xenic binding checks all those boxes, weighing in under 300g and offering lateral toe elasticity, a..
How can you tell if the Low Tech Race 105 binding is for you? Well, if you own more than one full-body spandex/lycra suit, if you get upset when your fancy European imported cheese is 6g lighter than the package says, or if you obsessively time your commute each day, this binding might be for you. Weighing in right around 105g, this updated Low Tech Race 105 (the name makes sense n..
The original Ski Trab Titan Vario is spoken of in hushed and reverent tones here at Skimo Co, and the fact that many of our employees ski this binding for ~90% of their days each season is evidence of how much we liked the original version. If the original Titan Vario was the first Toy Story movie, then the Titan Vario.2 binding is Toy Story 2-- the rare sequel that lives up to the..
You don’t need ‘em until you do! You know that snow type. Too steep and firm to skin. Too punchy to boot. Ski crampons are the only fix. These shiny widgets from Salomon and Atomic work with the Shift binding. Slide the crampons in from the side and step on ‘em to engage the firm snow. Hopefully this stops you from sliding to the bottom of the mountain. Say no to snow-rash with the..
A unique solution for uphilling on a splitboard with hardboots. Very light and stiff for good edging control on hard snow, the Maruelli Splitboard kit is a solid choice to get you up the mountain. The kit consists of a set of toe pieces with a levering screw-clamp, crampon receptors, and an adapter plate for Voile holes. Everything is sold in pairs for a left and right half of your..
If you ski a lot, chances are pretty good that you have more boots than you have feet. These Black Diamond Helio Adjustment Plates are the perfect way to ensure maximum “swap-ability” between your skis, boots, and bindings. The 30mm long plates are thin to keep a low profile against the ski and have four tension-bolts for maximum hold. At a light 33g per side (with hardware) and a ..
Purists may try to avoid using ski crampons and rely instead on skinning technique or boot-packing, but there are times when ski crampons are the most efficient travel option. Maybe you’d rather avoid wallowing through breakable crust. Maybe you don’t want to slip and slide on glazed slopes with exposure below. Maybe your objective lies on the other side of the most slippery skin t..
Should you find yourself in a patrolled environment or skiing steep slopes and don’t want to risk dropping your skis, a leash will come in handy. The Marker Alpinist Leashes are strong, coiled steel cable that connects to a lightweight wire-gate aluminum carabiner. The ‘biner attaches to a steel loop that should be connected to boot hardware. Clean, light, and a length that may pro..
Backcountry skiing often involves less-than-ideal snow conditions. Inevitably at some point during the season, greasy skin-tracks are the rule rather than the exception. The Marker Pintech Crampons will make quick work of that grease. Further, when tacking big mountains without a nice skin-track, frozen icy faces and supportable bullet-proof crusts can be daunting. If it’s too slic..
The Kreuzspitze Ski Crampon is an adjustable-width security tool that weighs only slightly more than a fixed crampon. The ski crampons come in two sizes depending on how much ski you can handle. The Small size has three size positions: 68mm, 82mm, and 96mm. The Large also has three positions, just wider ones: 102mm, 116mm, and 130mm. If you have more skis than the average person sh..
Everybody loves “new ski day”. But sometimes “new ski day” also means “new brake day” in order to get your bindings to fit appropriately on your new skis. Find new Salomon brake assemblies for your shiny new skis below. All brakes are sold in pairs.
Shift 90mm - Narrowest Shift brakes available, these measure a bit over list.
Shift 100mm - Fun fact: 100mm is also 10cm which i..
Have a tendency to lose your skis under multiple feet of powder? Don't like the risk of dropping a ski down a 50-degree couloir that brakes are no match for? It could be time for ski leashes. Simple and straightforward, the G3 Leash is a coiled cable with a carabiner-style clip. Attach one side to your bindings and the other to your boots to ensure you will head home skis-in-hand. ..
A little bit of skinning and walking doesn’t scare most backcountry skiers, but dropping a ski from up high can really put a damper on a day. Not every ski partner is willing to tackle a ski like a football player, so it’s best to either hold on really tight or instead install a leash. The Ski Trab Leash is a simple gizmo made of coiled steel coated in rubber to keep durability up ..
Dynafit is turning skimo race bindings inside out. Literally. Instead of a binding clamping onto your boot, with the P49 system your boot expands to click into a solid block of metal. It’s a revolutionary new tech-system designed to be the fastest race binding possible. P49 is short hand for “Project 49”, and at a wee smidge over 49g per side the binding weighs less than half that ..
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The striding efficiency of tech bindings is a requirement for those who have tried them. But there is a class of skier that demands zero compromise on downhill ski performance or release safety. If that sounds like you, Atomic (together with Salomon) has finally solved your dilemma. The Shift MNC 13 is an alpine binding ..
The alpine-touring “plate” bindings of yesteryear had a knack for being heavy, clunky, and walking very poorly. Dynafit-style tech bindings had a reputation for superb walking performance and low weight but at the price of sacrificing alpine-style release and retention characteristics. For some skiers, this meant there was sacrifice involved in choosing a touring binding. Either no..
The Alpinist Demo Binding is the Alpinist with an adjustable toe piece and an extra-long heel track. This can be handy when sharing skis with someone or playing with your mounting location on a ski to get it dialed. When skiing, you can enjoy Marker's zero-gap design with a spring-loaded track that makes the ski feel alive and keeps the release more consistent. Choose from multiple..
The Black Diamond Helio 145 is a rock-solid race binding that can be somewhat tailored to your size and aggressiveness. The binding is offered in three release-value settings and has three riser-heights to match your intended usage. Your choice of one of three predetermined release-values dictate the performance characteristics out of the box. The values are determined by a hidden ..
Marker had something impressive brewing in their secret lab: introducing the Marker Alpinist binding. The Alpinist brings release characteristics reserved for heavier bindings to the sub-250g category. The heel piece incorporates a spring-loaded track that keeps the heel piece flush with the heel of the boot, eliminating release-value fluctuation when the ski flexes. That, combined..