1. How do I fit it to my boots or bindings?
2. Do i need touring boots?
No, you do not need touring boots to work with the Daymakers! Our alpine adapters are one of the only products on the market aside from framed ski bindings that allow a normal ski boot to be used for ski touring. Most other systems now require a tech compatible ski boot which typically costs an additional 400-$800 to begin ski touring.
3. Can i use ski touring or walk-mode boots?
Yes! Daymakers will work with all boots that have an iso 5355 sole. This is for downhill ski boots. Daymakers will also function with Gripwalk soles, common to walkmode/ski touring boots and are now becoming the industry standard. You can select the gripwalk option in the dropdown for boot type when ordering Daymakers. If you already own a 4th generation Daymaker (has a 4.5mm diameter toe bail) you can purchase the special Toe Bail Here for Gripwalk compatibility.
3. What is "BSL" or Boot Sole Length?
The Boot Sole Length is how long your ski boot is, in millimeters. This is the industry standard for sizing bindings and measuring ski boots. It is located on the outside of your plastic boot shell, near the heel in small numbers. This number typically ranges between 260mm and 355mm.
This varies from "Mondo size" which ranges from a 22.0 to a 32.0
Please visit this page here https://www.daymakertouring.com/pages/presetup-info for a visual detail on how to locate BSL
4. Do you recommend any spare parts?
If you weight over 210lbs without gear, we recommend 2 spare pivot bolts located here .
For trips to desolate regions having a spare rear linkage is a good idea. Damage to this linkage may be easily avoided by clearing out snow/ice buildup from the Daymakers properly when making the skin track in deep/packy snow. Please see this video here on proper usage
5. Recommended downhill ski bindings to pair the Daymaker with
The look Look Pivot series (12,14, or 18 Din) offer high performance and an unsurpassed retention elasticity. Most users can get away with the 14 DIN for powder skiing while saving 200g of weight versus the pivot 18 all metal series.
Marker Jester 16 or Marker Griffon
Tyrolia Attack series (very lightweight)
6. Recommended skins?
Contour 100% mohair pure guidecut or the Black Diamond Ascension skin
1. Will you ship overseas?
Yes, we ship worldwide. All Alpine Adapters have Free Shipping, but we do not pay for sales tax (VAT, GST, PST) or import duties. This is the sole responsibility of the Importer upon delivery. Daymaker Touring will pay the international shipping fee only. Please email us at email@example.com for further details.
2. How much are import fees?
Import fees vary from nation to nation, but they typically range from $30USD to $55 USD. Please consult your governments import policy from the USA on products under the HS code 95061240 (ski bindings/fasteners)
Warranties and Returns
1. I broke a piece, what is your warranty policy?
If any components are broken within 365 days of the purchase, we will replace it at no charge, only shipping costs.
2. What is your return policy?
If you feel that this product is not right for you, or failed to use it for any reason within 90 days of purchase, you are eligible for a full value refund. The product must be returned in the unused condition and original product packaging. Customer is fully responsible for all shipping costs and import fees.
*Guarantee does not cover lost or stolen products, but please email us if this is the case
3. What if I'm not satisfied with the product?
Try it before you buy it! we offer a Daymakers rental service . This service allows you to rent Alpine Adapters weekly to see if alpine touring, or the Daymakers are right for you. After the pre-purchased rental period, if you decide that you like the product and would like to purchase it, we will credit 100% of your rental fee and shipping cost towards purchasing a pair of the adapters!
*Daymaker Touring warranties may not be transferred and are reserved for the original purchaser only. All warranty returns must be supported by a copy of the original Proof of Purchase or Daymaker Touring order #. If the original proof of purchase or order # cannot be provided or found on a warranty return, Daymaker Touring will use the manufacturing date as the start of the warranty period.