Pros: Free pivot switch, immunity to icing, adjustable,underfoot cable routing, excellent touring ROM
Cons: weight, cable flops around when transporting.
G3 is delivering a new telemark binding this year - the Enzo. Enzo combines all the best features of many other free-pivoting telemark bindings in one package. It has a super easy to use mode switch - very similar to Black Diamond's O1, but it takes less pressure to activate. It uses the same locking tangs and configuration of the toe plate as Voile's Switchback, making it fairly immune to ice buildup that might prevent changing from tour back to turn mode. It has a thin plastic skin over nearly every square centimeter of surface area, further reducing the likelihood of snow build up. In particular G3 molded a "horn" under the duckbill so that snow will be shed with each step, instead of...(read more)