If you’re a lady ripper who refuses to categorize herself, then you understand the need for a dependable binding that can handle your all-terrain abuse. Luckily, the following collection of freeride bindings have proven to be the most versatile and reliable offerings that 2018-2019 has to offer. From tried and true staples to recently revamped designs, these bindings promise to provide the support and performance needed to go anywhere at any time.

Union Trilogy

Union’s versatile Trilogy is a trusted go-anywhere, do-anything binding. | PHOTO: Chris Wellhausen

Lightweight, supremely durable, ultra responsive, and yet somehow soft enough to tweak, the Trilogy once again stood out with a straightforward fit and top-tier performance. From boosting airs to laying down deep carves, they’re everything you need. As one of our testers said, “If I could ride one pair of bindings for the rest of my life, it would be the Trilogy.”

Check out our full Tested + Approved review here. 

Salomon Mirage

With its revamped ShadowFit technology, the Mirage is a surfy yet supportive freeride option. | PHOTO: Chris Wellhausen

The Mirage is a true oasis of comfort and peak performance. As part of Salomon’s ShadowFit family, which received an overhaul across the entire line this season, the Mirage incorporates urethane heelcups that are unfathomably flexible and bulletproof thanks to the innovative Kevlar Quickwire system.

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Featuring female specific asymmetrical highbacks, the DVA is equally responsive and forgiving. | PHOTO: Chris Wellhausen

The DVA’s sleek styling is complemented by top-notch functionality and comfort. A forged aluminum micro-disk baseplate creates a seamless integration between binding, board, and boot, allowing riders to easily dial in stance preferences. Female-specific Slimebacks provide the response necessary when riding steep, long lines but have just enough give in the park.

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Nitro Ivy

Highly responsive, Nitro’s Ivy caters toward the hard charging females out there. | PHOTO: Chris Wellhausen

Constructed with cushy Nitro Air dampening and three-degree canted foot beds, the Ivy possesses the support and comfort needed for all-terrain freeriding. Suited for the advanced rider who demands a lot of her equipment, these stiff bindings deliver an optimal level of response by way of the women's specific asymmetrical highbacks.

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Burton Escapade

Packed with high-end comfort and support, Burton’s Escapade is one of the most trusted and versatile bindings out there. | PHOT: Chris Wellhausen

For riders particular about their equipment, these female-focused options are an ergonomically ideal binding. The canted, fully cushioned base creates a confident ride in any terrain, from the sidecountry to the mini-park. The Escapade is a do-it-all binding almost any woman will appreciate for its high-end comfort and support.

Check out our full Tested + Approved review here.

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