Marker has been a leading manufacturer of ski bindings since 1952. Founded in Germany, they continue to innovate and produce releasable bindings for alpine and backcountry skiing. To the benefit of ski tourers, Marker has been recently moving away from heavy frame bindings and focusing on lighterweight bindings such as the Alpinist.
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 tha..
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 tackin..
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 ..
One of the benefits of having a modular binding like the Marker Alpinist is that you can swap and replace parts as you please, but it also allows them to be lighter and better adapt to the individual skier. Here are a few of the spare parts we are stockin..
The Marker Alpinist is a versatile binding. One of the neat features is the ability to opt-in for brakes or to ski without brakes. If you decide to opt-in at a later date, or change ski widths, find replacement brakes here. All brakes s..
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 t..
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 ..
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, an..
With decades of alpine binding production and a stout following, Marker entered the pool of tech-bindings with a glorious half-gainer. With several models to choose from, the Marker Alpinist 10 nestles itself smack dab between the lower releasing 8 and th..
Solving one of the shortcomings of the Alpinist 12, the Alpinist Long Travel is the same binding with a longer heel track. Doubling the track length to 30mm, you can get three full boot sizes of adjustment out of the binding. The rest of the features are ..
After a truly historic winter, it appears the Marker Kingpin M-Werks and Alpinist spent a lot of time together, tucked cozily away indoors between bouts of incredible powder skiing. The evidence for this is the Cruise 10 binding, which clearly has 23 chro..
Blending the performance of the popular Alpinist and Kingpin M-Werks bindings, Marker's Cruise 12 finds the middle ground between the two. The gapless design with 4mm of length compensation allows the heel piece to move backward in response to ski compres..