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Born in the French Alps in 1947, Salomon is committed to pushing the boundaries of mountain sports through the creation of innovative equipment that allows people to play, progress, and challenge themselves in the mountains. Our products are developed in our Annecy Design Center where engineers, designers, and athletes collaborate to create innovative gear that continually improves the outdoor experiences of those looking to play outside.

best ski binding of the year, salomon s/lab shift binding

Weight: 868 grams per 1/2 pair
Break Widths: 90, 100, 110, 120
DIN: 6-13

The SHIFT wants you to remember that pins are for touring, not for charging. Going up? Step into the pins and appreciate the 868 gram weight and 90° range of motion. Looking to charge? SHIFT and step into a 13 DIN alpine binding (toe and heel) with any adult normed boot thanks to its Multi Norm Compatible (MNC) functionality. As Cody Townsend said, “it’s the Holy Grail.”

-47mm of Elastic Travel
-SHIFT Technology
-Climbing Aids – 2°, 10°
-Carbon Infused PA Construction

Salomon S/LAB MTN

Flex: 120
Sizes: 24.5-29.5
Last: 98
Weight: 1576 grams

Like beer and pretzels, the S/LAB MTN pairs perfectly with the S/LAB SHIFT MNC 13 binding. The 47° range of motion and 1.6kg weight work great on the up. Throw the Surelock walk mechanism into ski mode and you engage the carbon spine and 120 flex for powerful downhill performance. What’s new? You can now customize the S/LAB MTN’s performance 98mm last to your foot thanks to Custom Shell HD.

-Carbon Spine
-Custom Shell HD
-47° Range of Motion in Walk Mode
-ISO 9523 Touring Sole Compatible with Salomon MNC bindings

Salomon QST 99

D: 138-99-120
L: 167cm, 174cm, 181cm, 188cm
R: 19m @ 181cm
Weight: 1765 grams

Mike Douglas, the Godfather of Freeskiing, used one ski on his most recent trips to Japan, South America, and up on the glacier above his home at Whistler Blackcomb. That ski was the QST 99. According to Douglas, the new supercharged construction that features an updated, transversal C/FX weave, a laminate of basalt, full wood core and a Ti powerplate create a ski that’s “light, stable, and works everywhere.”

-Spaceframe 3.0
-Full Wood Core
-C/FX 3
-Ti Powerplate
-Full Sandwich Sidewall

Salomon S/MAX 130 Carbon

Flex: 130
Sizes: 24.5-29.5
Last: 98
Weight: 1625 grams/26.5

There are three things you need to know about the all-new S/MAX 130 Carbon. 1. Its Carbon Coreframe construction allows it to be the lightest 4-buckle performance alpine boot on the market. 2. Its revolutionary seamless liner translates to better fit, comfort, and warmth. 3. Custom Shell HD allows you to customize the whole boot in only 10 minutes. Precise, powerful,and comfortable-what’s not to like?

-Carbon Coreframe
-Custom Shell HD
-Seamless Pro Liner
-Sense Amplifier Strap – 2 Positions

Salomon Warden MNC 13

Weight: 1132 grams
DIN: 4-13

With its Multi Norm Compatible (MNC), the Warden 13 is the Swiss Army Knife of alpine bindings, fitting perfectly with your ISO normed boot of choice. Oh, and that U Power Toe offers unmatched power transfer from boot to binding to ski.

-Multi Norm Compatible (MNC)
-Oversized Platform
-Low Profile Chassis
-30mm of Elastic Travel