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    The Official Salomon S/Lab SHIFT MNC Thread -AMA

    If youíre in good shape and short on time, steep and quick can trump shallow and effecient. Higher risers are also nice for breaking trail for a yoyo track or navigating tricky terrain obstacles. Or...
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    The Official Salomon S/Lab SHIFT MNC Thread -AMA

    Skinning straight up a 28ish degree slope is faster than switchbacking in my experience. I canít do that without high risers, at least not comfortably. I donít care about the Ďlong runí if I can only...
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    The Official Salomon S/Lab SHIFT MNC Thread -AMA

    While I agree with its effeciency, sometimes other factors come into play, so Iím a bit bummed by the 10 degrees.

    1) Is it really more effecient to break trail through 2í of fresh than to take an...
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    The Official Salomon S/Lab SHIFT MNC Thread -AMA

    Donít forget you get to sell them a new boot too. Salomon wonít be the only one making money off this binding.
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    The Official Salomon S/Lab SHIFT MNC Thread -AMA

    Pretty groundbreaking product for sure. Even though the Tecton has similar properties, the Shift is actually a true legit alpine binding. Thats a huge deal. I trust the Tecton in soft snow, but Iím...
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    The Official Salomon S/Lab SHIFT MNC Thread -AMA

    I believe youíre referring to this article which describes increased chances of tibfib fractures in bindings that release laterally from the heel (all tech bindings EXCEPT Shift, Tecton, Vipec).
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