The transition from soft to hard plate bindings

Movement in the high mountains alpine brings the often long and icy traverses, as well as exits in less-than-ideal snow conditions. To reach the hilltop and seats is often necessary to remove the splitboard and continue the shoes either with or without wearing crampons them. These conditions have led to many splitters transition from soft freestyle binding for better equipment – hard-soled shoes with vibramovou and a plate bindings.

This setup provides a large number of advantages:

  1. Hard boots allow tripping tip of the crust, as well as a semi-solid mounting crampons, movement in mountainous terrain is so considerably safer.
  2. The transfer of power to the ski edge in icy traverses is much better for boots that does not have freedom in the ankle. This is a limited-slip along the fall line, crampons is so necessary to deploy less frequently.
  3. When the pitch is the maximum strain splitboard binding by removing the plate (which is stored in the bag), hard boot containing the skeleton built handlebar is anchored only top panel “dynafitového” binding. (Compatible bindings also manufactures such as G3 – eg model ONYX).
  4. When Congress enables better control of the splitboard especially in difficult snow conditions

Other advantages of the system, as well as detailed descriptions of the transition and the necessary equipment found in for example the three-part article on the website snowboardmountaineer click here.

Paulholdingův blog o splitboardingu s hardboots

The issue of solid binding and all possible combinations of settings are also dealt with a large portion of the discussion forum on

Splitboardových manufacturer of hard touring bindings and boots on the market a few, it is up to your imagination what combination you choose.

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