Emery classic A-LX binding with modern boot, in touring mode with heel lifter deployed.
Continuing my quest to get some level of improvement in the Wild Snow ski touring binding museum before winter, got the online page for the Emery A-LX done. This might have been the best Emery binding made before they quit doing ski touring bindings. The re-branded Look turntable heel is bomber, toe height adjustment obvious and clean, heel lifter elegant (if not fragile). Connector plate is composite with a bit of flex that might have helped “naturalize” your stride.
This shorter blog post is for comments. Full Emery A-LX museum display here.
Thanks Peter Stout for the donation of this backcountry skiing gear.
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