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KARAKORAM Prime Nomad Splitboard Bindings 2020

New for 2019-20, the PRIME Nomad is replacing the PRIME SL. With the X-Type Chassis, Reactive Highback and new AirPod strap the Nomad is 50 grams lighter than the SL. Welcome to the next generation Karakoram workhorse binding.


Response: 6/10

Baseplate: Open Chassis

  • Open chassis allows board to twist naturally under binding

Hi-Back: Reactive Highback

  • Reactive design for an optimized stiffness to weight ratio
  • Medium Stiff Flex (8 of 10)
  • Dual Ride-Stride Forward Lean adjustment for Splitboarding
  • Flex-Lock compatible for Splitboarding

Ankle Strap: Air-Pod Straps

  • Independent Pressure Pods articulate to boot eliminating pressure points and pinch points.
  • Made from P-Lite TPE, 30% lighter than standard TPU

Toe Strap: Air-Form Toe Straps

  • Remove the unneccesary bling and weight from your toe straps with the Air-Form toe straps (30 grams lighter). Made from Dupont Hytrel and designed to be used as cap or over the top strap.


Active Joining - Pre-loaded binding to board connections give instant response. The most responsive connection for snowboards and splitboards.

Dual Ride Stride 

  • Quick 1/4 turn from ride mode to walk mode
  • Ride Mode: 0° to 22°, in 2° increments
  • Surf Mode: 0° or 11°
  • Walk Mode: -8° allows for longer stride

Nomad X-Type Heelcup

  • 2x stronger than standard Aluminum
  • CNC core outs maximize strength-to-weight ratio
  • High sidewall supports boot for better power transfer and grip while side hilling
  • Flared sidewall cups boot for better fit

Wide Contact Points - Wide binding contact equals power transfer directly to edges and tip to tail.


Medium - 8.5 - 11

Large 11.5 - 13