Voile Switchback toe-plate improved.

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We have improved the Voile Switchback telemark touring binding toe-plate with some minor dimensional changes and a new more durable 410 heat-treated stainless steel. The Switchback toe-plate is so tough, we are backing it up with a new 2 year warranty. After 2 years on our customer’s feet and with many backcountry miles, the Switchback has proven to be the …

Voile’s SX gets Turbo’d – by Craig Dostie

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Had a chance to check out a long desired improvement to Voile bindings yesterday. To be more specific, a more active, turbo-charged version of Voile’s popular Switchback binding. Making the binding more active could be done by 1) moving the pivot point back further, and/or 2) increasing the spring rate of the cartridges used. Voile opted to test a SX …

Voile avalanche shovels receive high marks in European shovel test.

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Under the patronage of the Austrian Alpine Club, a recent avalanche shovel test/review was published in the Austrian publication Berg & Steigen and the publication of the Canadian Avalanche Association. In this test, Voile received very favorable results measuring durability and functionality. The Voile shovels tested were the Telepro-T6, XLM, and new model XLM Pro(Voile’s Mini Telepro-T6). Based on the …

Voile Holy Grail Contest Winners

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Thanks everyone for all your great comments and support. We have chosen 2 winners, one randomly, and one based on the eloquence of their prose. First, chosen randomly, congrats to: Backcountry.it said…I would like them…October 3, 2008 10:49 AM And great writing by: Eric Supancic said…An evil empire run by unscrupulous vikings, and media outlets that seem to be controlled …

A Look Back to Fall 2002.

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As the Bush era draws to a close and we all chose our next president today, we look back at the ad campaign we ran in the Fall of 2002. The “Duct Tape” ad was the one that stood out among all the ads in the campaign. It sparked a remarkable amount of debate with some positive editorial commentary as …

Voile’s new backcountry snow saw includes a shovel.

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If you want a backcountry saw, please consider the new Voile T6 Tech avalanche shovel. An improvement over our previous design, the T6 Tech is a more pack friendly, lightweight, and easier to use avalanche shovel and snow saw combination. The T6 Tech conveniently stows a 14″/36cm snow saw blade and the saw is easily attached to the end of …

Splitboarding Gannett Peak

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Story by Jeramie Prine Photos: Steve Romeo/Jeramie Prine With the upcoming ski season closely approaching, my thoughts flash back to stellar days spent in the backcountry with friends and family. A trip I daydream about often was a week-long journey spent in the Wind River mountain range to ski Wyoming’s highest summit, Gannett Peak, this last June with skiers Steve …

Do you know where your skis are made?

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Voile Insane and Asylum skis made in Salt Lake City, Utah USA It may be 95 degrees in Salt Lake City, but Voile is very busy with the production of our skis and splitboards. Just want you to know that we are handcrafting your new Voile Insane and Voile Asylum skis and they will be ready at the end of …