A free pivoting, alpine touring style telemark binding, the VoilA Switchback allows backcountry telemark skiers to ascend with zero heel resistance thus conserving valuable energy and allowing for easier trail breaking. The Switchback is easily switched from uphill touring to downhill telemark skiing with use of your ski pole. Also, it comes standard equipped with dual height climbing heel elevators for varying ascents. Benefits: Full wrap around stainless steel toe plate without rivets. Enclosed design eliminates ice build up. Lightest weight available, 3 lbs1362gpair Appropriate riser height, 25mm Time tested Hardwire heel assembly instead of braided cables. Includes dual height heel elevators, men65mm100mm Not compatible with the VoilA Release Kit.