Bridging the gap between cross country ski and snowshoe, the Altai Balla Hok Kids' Skis are great for learning to ski, thanks to their slow, stable shape, ability to go both up and down with integrated climbing skins, and most important, just being fun in the snow. . Blends the efficiency of cross country skis with ease of use found in snowshoes. Integrated climbing skin for going uphill. Although designed for kids, these skis are stable, maneuverable, and playful for adults. Includes three inserts matching the 3 pin Telemark hole pattern same as the adult Hoks, but no heel piece inserts. You can cut down the adult sized universal binding so that the binding fits shoes down to roughly a kids size 12 depending on the shoe type the advantage to the universal is your child can use whatever boots they choose and can adjust the binding to grow with their feetSkis and bindings are shipped unmounted and unadjusted. Skis, boots and bindings including track mounted bindings must be installed, adjusted and tested as a complete system by a qualified ski technician prior to use. Please contact our Customer Service Department at 888.463.6367 for help locating one of our stores that can perform the mounting service.