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Tourlite Tri-Step

 
Tourlite Tri-Step

Page Type: Gear Review

Object Title: Tourlite Tri-Step

Manufacturer: Dynafit

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Page By: John

Created/Edited: Sep 25, 2002 / Jan 17, 2007

Object ID: 483

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Weighing in at 1 lb. 11 oz. a pair the Tri-Step is almost 3 pounds lighter than the competition. Refined and redesigned with user-friendly features like hands free heal mode changing while providing proven and time tested durability of it’s predecessor, the Tourlite Tech.
  • Guide plate on the toe-piece for easy entry and snow and ice free operation
  • New 3 position climbing post for hands free adjustment
  • Redesigned tour/ski mode for hands free use
  • Exclusive hinge-point design creates a natural touring position
  • Available with integrated brake
  • Ski Straps included with binding
  • DIN adjustment system for forward and twisting falls
  • Accommodates Dynafit crampons
  • Compatible with all Dynafit and select Scarpa (F1, Laser, & Magic) touring boots
Prices:
    Tri-Step Binding: $298.95
    Tri-Step Binding with Brake: $353.95

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tiefenthalerUntitled Review

Voted 4/5

I do not actually own theTri-step but it's predecessor (the tourlite) in two different steps of evolution. Good: 1) VERY low weight, much lighter than all competitors. 2) Robust (I haven't had a damage yet in over 10 years of use). 3) Safe 4) Won't open if you switch into walk mode for downhill skiing (good for passages when it is mandatory to keep your skis on your feet. Downsides 1) Limited choice of boots (boot must be equiped for the binding) 2) Getting into the binding not very comfortable (needs some practice, sometimes problematic for some people).

In summary, if you are looking for a safe, robust and lightweight binding, go for the Dynafit. If you want more comfot getting into and out of the binding, get the Silvretta or Fritschi.
Posted May 13, 2003 4:31 am

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