Black Diamond's Fritschi Diamir Vipec 12 TUV Binding w Brake is the first ski tour binding to combine a tech binding with the safety release of an alpine binding. This unique design blends the tech binding's ease of use with the alpine binding's safe release in avalanche terrain. Now TUV certified for safety, this binding features Black Diamond's Safety Tech System that uses a gliding heel piece and safety pin to release your boot from the binding when your ski flexes heavily. The Vipec's tech toe features Black Diamond's Easy Switch that allows you to move from walk to ski modes without stepping out of the binding. There's a three level heel riser to climb flat, steep, and steeper terrain with ease. The micro adjustable width wings accommodate any ski boot with tech inserts. Black Diamond included brakes so your skis don't slide down the entire mountain after yard sales.