The ATK Raider 12 binding is known for its incredible strength to weight ratio. With a release value going up to an impressive 12, and stainless steel and aluminum construction, strength and durability are at the utmost priority. And with a weight at a very respectable 335 grams, you won’t compromise energy on getting up as well as not holding back on the way down. The number “12” in the Raider’s name not only reflects the top-end release value, but also refers to the bindings impressive shock absorbing elastic heel travel of 12-millimeters. Two heel risers give you plenty of climbing positions for any approach, while a Snowpack Proof feature prevents snow build up for quicker transitions. If you’re are the kind of skier that likes to ski in remote places and enjoys skiing creative lines while being now stranger to taking airs on the way down, then the ATK Raider 12 is the perfect binding to go big and ski aggressively.