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Marker Alpinist Operating Guide

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  • Rotate the heel unit 180 degrees so that rear pins face backward
  • Open toe unit jaws by pressing down on toe lever
  • Binding can be run pins forward with only one riser height
  • Align boot pin holes with front pins, step down
  • Lock the toe by pulling up on the toe lever all the way up through ratcheting clicks 
  • Flip heel flap forward if running pins rearward for riser
  • brakes


  • Rotate heel unit so that rear pins face forward
  • brakes
  • Align boot pin holes with front pins, step down. Toe lever remains in first position
  • Step down to engage rear pins
  • Press down on toe lever with ski pole to exit binding


  • Boot sole adjustment of 1.5 cm, use posi drive #3 bit in lowest rear screw. 
  • Ensure it is adjusted with zero gap on the pins between the rear of the boot and the heel unit
  • Lateral release value is adjustable using posi drive #3 bit on higher rear screw
  • Forward release is fixed

Binding Specifics:

  • Snow and ice buildup is possible under the toe springs if the bindings are open and skis are on a backpack after touring in wetter snow. Clear this area with ski pole tip and open and closing. Lock then unlock to check if binding is fully clamping the boot.