The Marker Kingpin is a truly groundbreaking touring binding, and this year’s Innovation of the year
It was the noise of the ski shows, and it’s a top-end backcountry binding. Just shows how important the sector is becoming. This is a very robust pin binding with an alpine-like heel release.
The key is strength and elasticity – alpine bindings allow some boot movement before release to cater for aggressive skiing; the Kingpin does too. It’s the new breed, dudes.
Read the full review in the Fall-Line Gear Guide, out October 17.
We’ll be revealing all the ski and gear of the year winners on fall-line.co.uk over the next few weeks, or you can grab a copy of issue 135 and find out the winners right away.