The G3 Ion 12 ski touring binding collects numerous prestigious Editor's choice awards each year. After four seasons of refinement, the G3 Ion 12 is one of the most intuitive, reliable and powerful lightweight touring bindings. Coveted by skiers around the world, the Ion's feature set and performance has earned a loyal following from seasoned mountain guides to resort freeriders looking to go deeper beyond the boundary lines. Easy, confident step-in sets the tone of the day so you can put your gear in the back of your mind and focus on what really matters - your ski objective. Forward pressure and optimal energy absorption provide a smooth, reliable ride that aggressive skiers have been begging for in the backcountry.