The ION's proven performance, simplicity, and reliability in a high value model with a lower release range of 4-10 for smaller and less aggressive skiers. Same renowned feature set as the ION 12, with a lower Release Value 4 – 10. Now you can pick the ION that best matches your skiing! Otherwise it's the same lightweight, high-performance touring binding weighing in at only 585 g (1 lb 4.6 oz) per binding.
Optimal Energy Absorption = Maximized energy absorption. Minimized pre-releases.
Forward Pressure = Maintains consistent release values in landings and compressions.
Step-In Guidance = Quick, easy & consistent step-in.
QuickFlick Heel Lifts = Easy to grab with pole or hand.
User Friendly Heel Rotation = Turn heel in either direction to lock for touring with either hand.
Single Tool = Pozi Drive #3 for all mounts and adjustments. No heel spacer needed.
Snow Clearing Channel = Prevents snow buildup, avoids unwanted pre-releases.
Powerful, Dependable Brake = Fully retracting spring-loaded brake. Reassuring step-in.
Heel AFD = Consistent release for all boots, independent of sole type.