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Marker Alpinist 12 Ski Bindings · 2022

Marker Alpinist 12 Ski Bindings · 2022

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Color: Black/Titanium
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The Marker Alpinist 12 is an ultralight touring binding that is designed for long days in the backcountry. It is a perfect pairing for a lightweight ski to create a touring setup that won't hold skiers back on the uphill or the downhill. This binding is a good fit for heavy or aggressive backcountry skiers who are looking for a lightweight setup.

Key Features:

  • Anti Icing Pads – Rubber pads at the heel and toe of the binding prevent ice buildup while touring. This means skiers can spend more time skiing and less time de-icing their bindings.
  • Climbing Aid – A 5- and 9-degree heel riser creates a comfortable heel platform for walking up steep inclines. This allows for more efficient strides on the uphill so skiers have more energy for the descent.
  • Active Length Compensation – The heel piece has 4mm of back and forth motion when the ski is flexed. This allows for more predictable binding performance in tough snow conditions and prevents unwanted pre-releases.
  • Crampon Attachment – A slot at the bindings toe piece allows for easy installation of ski crampons. The crampons have excellent traction on icy snow surfaces.
  • Lightweight – At 245g (without the brake) this binding will keep ski setups nice and light. Light skis mean less energy burned while touring to an objective.
Model year
Ski binding type
Alpine Touring, Tech
Skill level
Advanced, Expert
Din release - low value
Din release - high value
Boot sole type
Tech, Tech only
Marker Alpinist 12 Ski Bindings · 2022
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Thomas Harari
Thomas Harari
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Reviewed Jul 13, 2022

This is a super light binding that rips! No brake, but a lot of people including me don't use brakes in the backcountry.