Taking its same cues from its higher DIN rated bother the Cruise 12, the Marker Cruise 10 is a new tech binding offering that fills a unique niche. It tips it’s cap to the environment while also being extremely user friendly to intermediate skiers who are just getting started in the uphill world of skiing, but can still be used by lighter weight touring experts that don’t need a high DIN setting. From the environmental side, it uses recycled and bio-based plastics in its heel, giving it a green thumb. It also sits confidently between the Kingpin and Alpinist bindings, making the Cruise 10 a competitive middleweight in between the three classes. Features would include an ISI toe and heel piece that noticeably reduce the effort required to step in. The heel is particularly easy to operate and features a color-coded climbing aid for comfortable climbing at 0°, 8°, and 12°. For engineered “Easy Touring” and for anyone who wants to buy a tech binding that reduces waste and carbon emissions, the Marker Cruise 10 was built just for you.