The Duke PT 16 (DIN 6-16) is Royal Family´s top model and sets another milestone. It combines the superior functionality and downhill performance of a Jester with comfortable uphill properties of a pin binding. An absolute highlight is the innovative Ride & Hike toe. For walking mode the upper part is simply unlocked and tilted forward, uncovering the pin binding. To save swing weight the upper jaw part can be taken off and stored in the rucksack. top of your line to form a big burly DIN 16 alpine binding for the descent. It tours light and fast, and skis with power, safety, and elasticity previously unheard of in a pin touring binding.
INTER PIVOT 3 FREERIDE HEEL - The third and newest generation completely redone: improved power transimission, energy absorption and vertical heel elasticity combined with an improved step in comfort.
GLIDING AFD - All MARKER bindings are equipped with a moveable AFD (anti friction device) leading to a highly precise release almost entirely unhindered by dirt, snow and ice! Individual adjustment of the AFD to the area of application ensures perfect functionality - from racing, for children’s bindings or on ski tours.
MAGNESIUM PARTS - Magnesium sole holders in the toe combinded with a Magnesium heel housing provide the solid construction for the hardest charging freeride athletes
RIDE & HIKE TOE - For great Royal Family downhill performance and release function combined with pin-technology for strong uphill performance; DIN 6 – 16\ \ Convertible toe:\ Save 300 g per foot for the uphill
AUTO QUAD LOCK - Toe part locks itself at 4 different points automatically when stepping into the binding
LOCK & WALK BRAKE - Including neutral walking mode and 10° climbing aid
SOLE.ID - Height-adjustable gliding plate to be compatible with alpine (ISO 5355), touring (ISO 9523) and GripWalk soles. Easy to adjust: pozi screw at the front to adjust height of gliding plate.
ANTI ICE RAIL - Use the metal rail to scratch off ice and snow below your boot sole.