Best All Mountain Bindings for Men of 2016

Guys! Looking for one binding to do it all? Need a binding that will work in any condition, any style of riding and yet responsive and strong? These are great all mountain freestyle bindings that will keep you feeling secure, stable and comfortable at any point in the day.

 

Rome Targa

Rome Targa

The Rome Targa is ideal for snowboarding on difficult terrains. It is equipped with excellent features that users can customize to their needs. The binding comes with UnderWrap.3 Heel Hoop technology, which offers a perfectly secure fit to the snowboard and makes transmission of energy from the foot to the board seamless and efficient. The binding comes with AntiShock features in the highback, which helps to absorb rude shocks on rough surfaces. Users can adjust the canting of the binding for greater knee alignment.

Flux DL

Flux DL

Flux DL bindings support flexible play on the slopes thanks to the lightweight baseplate made with specialized carbon blended material. The baseplate padding comes with deck sensors and an EVA instep to create a secure fit with the feet. The design of the snowboard is responsive through the Ultima Wing highback design, which allows flexible movements by changing toe and heel pressure. Ankle and toe straps offer added security and freedom to experiment with different movements on the slopes.

NOW Pilot

NOW Pilot

The design of the NOW Pilot snowboard binding is specially for snowboarding on challenging terrain and steep slopes. The binding offers medium flex thanks to the Skate Tech design of the baseplate that allows cues from the user to be efficiently transferable to the snowboard. The special feature of the NOW Pilot is that all energy transfers directly to the edge of the snowboard, thereby minimizing exertion and muscle fatigue. The 3D Eva toe strap combines comfort with durability and can accommodate varying boot sizes.

K2 Lien AT

K2 Lien AT

The unique tech to this binding is the power transmission pads that utilize the shape of the human foot to maximize the efficiency of energy transfer from rider to ride. The K2 Lien AT’s all mountain AIRLOCK™ highbacks provide support while the Harshmellow™ offer comfort.  If there’s one binding to get in 2016 for peak to parking lot riding it the K2 Lien AT, and K2 has a Snowboard Magazine Platinum Pick Award to prove it.

K2 Formula

K2 Formula

The K2 Formula snowboard binding are convenient and simple to use. The K2 Formula binding lies in the medium flex category and offers features that facilitate all-mountain snowboarding as well as freestyle movements. The highback is has AT nylon equipped with an airlock to facilitate ventilation. The baseplate is manufactured using nylon material reinforced with fiberglass, making the binding lightweight yet durable. The 3D ankle strap design offers comfort and contouring around the boot without adding pressure to the foot.

Union T.Rice

Union T.Rice

The design of the Rice snowboard binding from Union is for all-terrain freestyle snowboarding. The highback has Asym S1 technology, which offers the user the option to freestyle on the slopes as well as to retain stiff flex. The T. Rice offers comfort to the user snowboarding at high speeds through the forged toe ramps that increase responsiveness without creating fatigue. The toe strap has additional grip so that it minimizes slipping of the boot and gives greater confidence to the user.

Ride Capo

Ride Capo

The Ride Capo is one of the highest end all mountain bindings in the Ride line. There are stiffer bindings in the line but this binding will keep you carving precisely without making you feel like there is no give to the binding. The infinity chasis has a lifetime warranty and is adjustable to many boot sizes. Great canting in the foot bed. Check them out at your local shop.

Nitro Phantom

Nitro Phantom

The Nitro Phantom snowboard binding is the best support on challenging slopes and difficult terrain. The design highback is with Asym X-beam, which balances stability and support to the body with minimum weight. The baseplate has Air 2.0 material reinforced with fiberglass in order to make the binding light and easy to control. The Board Saver technology secures the binding to the board without placing excessive strain on it. Additional safety is a guarantee through the ratchet straps and able locks.

Rossignol Cuda

Rossignol Cuda

The Rossignol Cuda snowboard binding is ideal for freestyle snowboarding and is equipped with features that enable quick responsiveness to heel and toe movements. This is a medium flex binding which makes it suitable for most snowboarding techniques. The design of the highback is with 3D contouring to make it fit easily with the boot and give maximum support to the user. The baseplate padding comprises of the EVA material, which reduces weight while ensuring flexibility when moving across heavy snow surfaces.

Salomon Hologram

Salomon Hologram

The Hologram snowboard binding from Salomon offers exceptional comfort to the foot. The design is with a special Kevlar QuickWire heelcup that adjusts to the shape of the boot in no time. This feature ensures that the heel is always in maximum contact with the binding and thus increases responsiveness of the snowboard to heel movements. Users can adjust the footbed to a convenient angle that supports natural knee alignment and reduces stress and muscle fatigue when navigating across difficult slopes.

Switchback All Mountain Combo

Switchback All Mountain Combo

As its name suggests, the Switchback All-Mountain Combo is a highly versatile snowboard binding that supports freestyle, park and all-mountain snowboarding. The redesign of the highback makes it even more responsive than before and makes energy transfer more efficient. The baseplate comes with EVA padding that creates a natural contour to the foot. The adjustment of the footbeds is at an angle that aligns comfortably with the knees. Throw some No-Back inserts in this binding at ride pow and park for days.

Burton Cartel

Burton Cartel

One of the lightest bindings on the market, the Burton Cartel bindings will keep you feeling secure and free all at once. These bindings come with Burton’s minimal strap design which keeps the straps strong and durable yet low profile and light weight allowing you to almost forget they are there. These bindings also feature Burton’s new strap design for ultimate lock down and a strap that gets out of your way when stepping into the binding. Check them out at your local shop.

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