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2013 Salomon Guardian 16 Reviews


Salomon Guardian - first look


Pros: Beefy, trusted Salomon heel, smooth well placed pivot, ski to walk without stepping out of the binding,

Cons: Heavy, heavy, heavy,

This is just a first look. I have yet mount them or tour or them. I have skied them once last year on a demo day. First and foremost then ski well, they ski just like a STH 16, they could power the Salomon rocker2 without any problems. The lateral stability is top notch. Amazingly different than old school AT bindings like the freerides and Naxos. These are bindings built for skiers. As I said I have yet to tour on them, though the ski to walk function is awesome and seems quite solid. I do wish that they had two climbing bars. And let me just say one more time. I wish they were lighter. Marker showed that they can make a bindings that ski wells and is only three pound. Now it's up to...
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