Is ProLink compatible with NNN?

All ProLink soled boots are compatible with NNN Xcelerator and Turnamic bindings. Fans of the Pilot system will still be able to find new Pilot soled boots for the foreseeable future.

What does NNN BC stand for?

New Nordic Norm Backcountry
New Nordic Norm Backcountry (NNN BC) bindings are similar to NNN touring bindings, but are wider, thicker and more durable. NNN BC bindings require boots with NNN BC soles.

What is the most common cross country ski binding?

NNN ski bindings
The most popular type of cross-country ski bindings is considered to be the NNN ski bindings. This is the reason why it is used in most of the rental skis in ski touring centers. Even the SNS-producer Salomon came up with an NNN compatible binding, the Prolink.

What is the difference between NIS and NNN bindings?

NNN NIS – NIS means a Nordic integrated system, which was developed by Rottefella, Madshus, and Rossignol. NIS is the plate integrated into the ski. Then you can add NNN bindings just via the click-on system without any drilling into the ski.

Is Prolink a SNS?

Salomon is known for the SNS boot and binding system, which stands for Salomon Nordic System. Furthermore, they designed a new binding system that is called Prolink. The SNS system is made in two versions; one for classic skiing and one for skate skiing.

How long should my cross country skis be?

The right length ski is essential to really enjoying skiing. Control, turning, and stopping will all be more precise with less effort….Men vs. women.

Height (cm) Recommended ski length (cm)
150-160 145-155
160-170 150-165
170-180 165-175
180-190 175-185

How do I know what size XC skis to get?

As a very general rule, take: Your Height (inches) X 2.6 +15 = length of ski (cm). Or if you’re not into formulas, figure your height out in cm and add 5-10cm. As with Classic skis, the optimal length of ski for you depends on your weight and skill level, so please consult the applicable sizing chart.

Can SNS boots be used with NNN bindings?

The Salomon Nordic System (SNS) bindings are also constructed with a binding rod and ridges. However, the layout of the SNS binding system is slightly different. Therefore, boots and ski bindings designed for SNS use are not compatible with NNN bindings.

Can you put any bindings on any skis?

Skis sold without a binding are referred to in the industry as “flat.” Most flat skis will accept most bindings, but there are exceptions. System or integrated bindings are mounted to a plate or track on the ski. These bindings are designed to be paired to a specific ski.

What is the difference between the NNN and NNN BC?

The NNN and NNN BC belong to the same family of bindings and are most commonly used in most of the ski touring centers. In these bindings, the pivot bar is near the toe of your ski boot, helping you to see where to align it with the binding clip. The NNN BC is a much stronger version specially designed for Backcountry (hence BC).

What are the different types of NNN bindings?

There are many versions of the NNN binding system. The first NNN binding is not compatible with the current designs of NNN systems, however, two main binding systems are still very popular: The NNN and NNN BC belong to the same family of bindings and are most commonly used in most of the ski touring centers.

What are NNN boots?

NNN boots, or N ew N ordic N orm boots, come in both BC (backcountry) and non-BC styles. NNN boots have a single bar at the toe and two channels that line up with corresponding ridges on the binding.

Do Salomon NNN bindings have a future?

However, with the popularity of NNN bindings, Salomon introduced its NNN boot system known as Prolink. Although Salomon asserts that their SNS binding will still have a future as Salomon will keep on producing them to make the bindings available for skiers, there is no denying the fact NNN binding has been a favorite among skiers.