Same renowned feature set as the ION 12, with a lower Release Value 4 - 10. Now you can pick the ION that best matches your skiing! Otherwise it's the same lightweight, high-performance touring binding weighing in at only 585 g (1 lb 4.6 oz) per binding. Coveted by skiers around the globe, the ION's feature set and performance has earned a loyal following from seasoned mountain guides to resort freeriders looking to go deeper beyond the boundary lines. Easy, confident step-in sets the tone of the day so you can put your gear in the back of your mind and focus on what really matters - your ski objective. Forward pressure and optimal energy absorption provide a smooth, reliable ride that aggressive skiers have been begging for in the backcountry. Simply put, itâ€TMs the highest performing, most user friendly and most reliable lightweight tech binding you could ask for. Power up, then charge the descent.
Optimal Energy Absorption = Maximized energy absorption. Minimized pre-releases.
Forward Pressure = Maintains consistent release values in landings and compressions.
Step-In Guidance = Quick, easy & consistent step-in.
QuickFlick Heel Lifts = Easy to grab with pole or hand.
User Friendly Heel Rotation = Turn heel in either direction to lock for touring with either hand.