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Black Crows Ferox Freebird Skis + Atomic Shift MNC 13 Alpine Touring Ski Bindings 2020

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Ski

Black Crows Ferox Freebird Skis 2020

With the addition of the 110 mm-waisted Black Crows Ferox Freebird Skis to the Freebird lineup, it looks like the venerable Chamonix-based company may be giving into the North American penchant for mixing touring bindings with fat skis. The evo crew is all in favor. The Ferox Freebird slots into the defunct Anima Freebird's place and uses a new 3D "H" shaped topsheet construction with carbon reinforcement and a hybrid core of Paulownia, Poplar and Isocore fiberglass-reinforced PU foam. Weighing in at 1800 grams per ski in a 181, the new "FF" promises to be a valuable weapon in the fight for first tracks.

Product Details

Rocker Type

Double RockerGreat maneuverability, control and pivot.

Medium Classic CamberClassic camber underfoot with moderate ski/snow contact, giving a good balance between stability and maneuverability.

Flex

Progressive FlexComfortable on every kind of terrain.

Sidecut

Long SidecutStability at high speed.

Core

Poplar, Paulownia and Isocore (PU foam with continuous glass fiber reinforcement)

Laminates

Mixed Glass / Carbon Fiber

Sidewalls

Semi Cap Construction

Base

Sintered Graphite Base

Binding Compatibility

We recommend a brake width equal to or at most 15 mm wider than the ski waist width.

Specs

  • Terrain: Big Mountain, Powder, Alpine Touring More 
  • Skis: No Bindings
  • Ability Level: Advanced-Expert More 
  • Rocker Type: Rocker/Camber/Rocker More 
  • Turning Radius: Medium More 
  • Core/Laminates: Carbon, Foam, Wood
  • Tail Type: Partial Twin Tip More 
  • Warranty: 2 Years
Size (cm) 170 176 181 186
Tip Width (mm) 135 135 136 137
Waist Width (mm) 110 110 110 110
Tail Width (mm) 126 126 126 127
Turning Radius (m) 21 21 21 21
Indiv. Ski Weight (g) 1800
Binding

Atomic Shift MNC 13 Alpine Touring Ski Bindings 2020

With an all-new design reminiscent of something out of the Transformer movies, the Atomic Shift MNC 13 Alpine Touring Ski Bindings promise to set a new bar for power and reliability in the backcountry. In ski mode, the Shift MNC looks like a low profile alpine binding with a long nose, but pull the SHIFT bar on the toe rearward and a set of tech "wings" pops open for touring (yes, you will need a boot with tech fittings to skin uphill). The beauty of the Shift is that it skis pretty much just like a 13 DIN alpine binding (the Warden 13 comes to mind) but weighs under 900 grams (compared to nearly 1500 grams for a Guardian) and features a much smoother touring action. If you're bummed by the weight of your frame AT bindings but are wary of using a tech binding for committed hard charging, the Shift MNC is the burning light at the end of the tunnel.

Product Details

Toe

Dual Mode ToepieceMNC (Multi-Norm Certified) for skiing, including WTR soles. Converts to a tech toe for touring (requires a boot with tech toe fittings).

XL WingsLong wings for a great envelopment of the boots.

Toe Height AdjustmentAdjustable toe height to let you switch between different boot norms.

Lateral Elasticity47mm

Easy Step-InLess effort needed to step-in and out of bindings.

Sliding Toe Pedal

Heel

Freeski BrakesSelf-retracting brakes for a close position to the heel so they never catch.

Tour Mode

Hike and Ride SwitchA switch lever to shift between hike and ski mode.

Accessing Toe for Touring1. Pull back on block between toe wings to open tech arms. 2. Depress front lever to widen arms to step in. 3. Pull up on lever to lock arms securely for skinning.

Preparing Heel for TouringPull back on the brake pad and fix the brake in the "up" position by stepping down on the pad.

Climbing Aids2° & 10°

Boot Compatibility

Multi Norm Certified (MNC)Compatible with all adult boot sole types, including ISO 5355 Alpine, ISO 9523 Touring, WTR (Walk to Ride) and GripWalk.

Tech Toe Fittings Required For Use In Uphill (Touring) Mode

Requires Boot with Full Heel and Toe LugsNot compatible with boots like the Dynafit Hoji and TLT, Atomic Backland, Salomon X-Alp and Arc'teryx Procline, among others. These boots have shortened or non-existent lugs and will not fit into the Shift in downhill mode.

Not Compatible with Boots Equipped with Dynafit Quickstep Inserts

Additional Features

+Elastic TravelUltimate elastic travel to hold in boots during impact in order to go bigger with no risk of pre-release.

Low Profile ChassisA low stand height improves your feel for the terrain and enhances power transmission to the ski.

Oversized PlatformA super-wide platform allows for maximum lateral power transmission, especially for wider skis.

Carbon-Infused PA Construction

Adjustment Range30mm

Height30mm

Compatible with Salomon S/LAB Shift Crampons

Ski Compatibility

We recommend a brake width equal to or at most 15 mm wider than the ski waist width.

Specs

  • Type: Tech
  • Length: Any
  • Ability Level: Advanced-Expert More 
  • DIN / Release Value Low: 6
  • DIN / Release Value High: 13
  • Boot Sole Type: Alpine DIN (ISO 5355), Alpine Touring (ISO 9523), Tech, Walk to Ride (WTR), GripWalk
  • Warranty: 2 Years
Size (mm) 90 100 110 120
Indiv. Binding Weight (g) 865
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