Review: Salomon Strive 14 GW Ski Bindings · 2023Published on 07/19/2023 · 3 min readCurated Ski Experts share their experience using the 2023 Salomon Strive 14 GW Ski Bindings. Note that experts are not sponsored by any brands; these are their honest opinions.
The Curated Take
The Salomon Strive 14 GW Ski Bindings, geared towards aggressive skiers, offer exceptional performance across any resort-accessible terrain. They feature a low-profile design, ensuring seamless power transfer and responsiveness. With reliable release mechanics, a sturdy yet lightweight construction, and a DIN range between 5 and 14, they provide secure and versatile functionality. Skiers will appreciate the Strive's improvement over its predecessors, offering a significant weight reduction without sacrificing the power transfer Salomon is known for.
- Lightest weight binding in its class at 1960g per pair
- Really low profile and sits low to the ski for better feel and feedback
- Perfectly versatile for all-mountain skiing in any terrain or conditions
- Lots of adjustability
- Super efficient power transfer
- Effortless release when required
- Striking design
- Not rated MNC and is only for Alpine and GripWalk boot soles
- 5-14 DIN range isn't appropriate for lighter weight or beginner skiers
- Not a fully metal design
- No touring mode