Tag Archive: hammerhead

Aug 18 2012

Rerun: Rainey Design’s Hammerhead (v1)

The Hammerhead delivered unheard of freeheel control and remains the standard by which other tele bindings are judged for power and control.

  As a first year binding it is tough to rationalize awarding the Hammerhead an Editor’s Choice for telemark bindings. However, we couldn’t ignore the improvements either. When the beta version arrived it was clear that a new standard in control had been set, and for some that is reason enough. However, lots of folks …

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Feb 22 2012

Preview: 22 Designs Vice (& ski crampon)

Just want a Vice to hold your foot to the ski? 22 Designs has one.

…the decision to retire the Hammerhead is purely economic since it has been one of the most influential designs in recent telemark history and carries significant sentimental appeal based on a large customer base that is adamantly vocal about the binding’s superior power and control.