Introducing HAGAN EVO bindings, with automatic brake retraction! The EVO brake system is available on the new Core 12 EVO, Pin Up 8 EVO and Pin Up 10 EVO.
The Pin Up 10 updates the popular Pure 10, now evolved with EVO system brakes and dual Magneto heel lifters.
While the push pin system is effective (and still available with the lower cost Pure 8 and Pure 10), the automatic brakes are much easier to use. There is another advantage of the new brakes - and it is a big and important one. You can't forget to release the brakes on the descent. Switching into descent mode automatically puts the brakes into "ready" mode. On the push pin version, you have to manually release the brakes. It was easy to forget. With the Pin Up 10, the brakes will always deploy in descent mode, no matter how distracted or forgetful you are.
The revolutionary Pin Up 10 Evo binding outperforms standard U-Spring tech bindings for a better skiing, more efficient, and hassle-free backcountry experience. Unlike other tech bindings, the brakes are ingeniously held in retracted position by a separate mechanism, not by the heel tower itself. So the heel tower is light, not having to be bulked up to hold down the brakes. The Pin Up 10 Evo combines several ingenuous performance innovations:
Don't need crampon mounts? Save 13 grams and $25. Just write "Remove the crampon mounts" in the notes section at checkout and I will remove the crampon mounts and refund you $25.
The 305 gram Pin Up 10 – including length adjustment, brakes and crampon mounts – is very light, less than half the weight of alternatives. Other bindings touting low weight or price include neither brakes or crampon mounts.
The patented CAM heel system adjusts to impact forces, providing far better control, skiing precision and release than simple U Forks. The elastic response system in the heel ensures perfect flex of the ski during compression and excellent skiing performance. The heel piece can be turned in any direction. Step in is very easy.
The Pin Up 10 has three climbing positions.
Easy toe entry and quick and secure clamping is superior to standard tech bindings. The toe is designed for much easier step-in, even with older and worn boots.
The brake is equipped with an ELASTIC SLIDE on the pad in contact with the boot that keeps the lateral release value of the binding fixed. The brake arms are extra long with wide hooks to stop your skis quickly. Matching crampons easily slide into the crampon hooks when needed. All adjustments on the binding can be made with a standard Phillips screwdriver.
A 20 mm ADJUSTMENT PLATE is integrated in the heel part to assure a fast adjustment in case of boot substitution (up to 2 full sizes).
The Pin Up 10 Evo is a simplified, lighter and lower cost version of the Core 12 Evo. It perfectly embodies Hagan's prime values: durability, performance, ease of use and value. The Pin Up 10 EVO combined with our Pure and Core series skis provides an outstanding touring package with extreme value.
INTEGRATED CRAMPON HOOKS ®: the included and removable crampon hooks integrate into the base of the toe piece for extreme rigidity and lightness!!
MATERIALS: Aluminum alloy, Injection-molded POM thermo-plastic, Stainless steel
Are you having a hard time deciding which HAGAN binding to get? This comparison and contrast will help! Check out the Boost 12 Bindings. The toe brakes are ingenious – and because I ordered plenty, they are now on sale.
How to use the brakes:
How to adjust the heel length and release values. Note: the labeling of the heel adjustment steps is in the wrong order.
Heel Cam Release System and Easy Step In:
Toe Easy Step In: