2023 Atomic Shift 13 MNC Bindings
Atomic Shift 13 MNC Bindings
For the ultimate in adventure skiing, the Atomic Shift 13 MNC bindings are the perfect choice. With the emergence of alpine touring and backcountry skiing, technology has quickly kept pace. The frame bindings of yesteryear are pretty much on their way out, and now that boot companies have started putting tech fittings in some of their higher-end boots, the binding of the future is here now. Whether you're looking for something for an early morning skin before the lifts open or a day-long touring binding that has a ton of performance built in, the Atomic Shift 13 bindings are simply remarkable. Thanks to the binding's ability to be both a tech-touring binding and an alpine binding for the downhills with a 13-DIN capability, most all skiers will be accommodated by the performance level of these bindings. A gentle reminder: while the bindings can be used in a downhill format with alpine bindings, they cannot be toured upon without tech fittings. Any questions, please give us a call. Easy to use and incredibly versatile, the Atomic Shift 13 bindings are swiftly on their way of replacing pretty much all bindings out there, especially the touring ones that are looking to get you all over the mountain.
- DIN Range: 4-13
- MNC Compatible
- Tech Fitting for Touring
- Alpine Capable for Downhill Only
- Adjustable AFD
- Ability Level: Advanced and Expert Skiers
Tech fitting refers to the boot's ability to interface with tech-fit bindings, in this case the Shift in touring mode. A boot with tech-fittings will have two little metal indentations on either side of the toe of the boot. This is what the pins on the binding kind of "grab" when you're going uphill. In a traditional tech-fit touring binding, it's also how you're clicked in for the descent, but that's not the case with the Shift.
Perhaps a silly question but is there any 'play' in the brake to accomodate a ski that's slightly wider than the brake? I'm thinking of a 121 waisted ski - from what I can see the maximum brake width for the MNC 13 is 120mm.
Yes, there is about 2mm of play with Shift brake so no problem with a 120 mm brake fitting a 121 waisted ski. FYI- Each binding manufacturer will have some play or no play with their brakes fitting a slightly wider ski to a narrower brake so you are good to go with the Shift. But if you are going to go with a different binding, please let us know as it may or may not work.
Hop this helps and think snow!
This an excellent application for this ski. We always recommend the Ripstick and shifts for people looking to get on a 50/50 resort touring setup. The shifts are great on the uphill and feel rock solid on the downhill, especially on a lightweight ski like the Ripstick 88.
Have fun out there!