A GUIDE TO CALCULATING THE RELEASE (DIN) SETTING
FOR A SET OF SKI BINDINGS
A Simple Step by Step Guide to Finding Your Ski Binding Release Settings

 

Ski Waxing
Guide

Last Updated: 11/23/2013

This page provides a simple 4 step description of how to calculate the appropriate DIN or release setting for your ski binding. This webpage takes you through a series of 4 steps showing you how to calculate your DIN setting (ski binding release value). You should go through each step in order to find the correct setting. By following these simple step by step instructions you will be able to calculate the correct ski binding release settings for your age, height, weight, boot type and skiing ability.

Updated for the 2017/2018 ski season.

Before you start: Information Required
To be able to correctly calculate the DIN (release) setting for your ski bindings you will require the following information:

  • Your body weight (in kg or lbs)

  • Your height (in cm or feet/inch)

  • Your age (in years)

  • Your ability as a skier (or type of skier, in terms of beginner, intermediate or advanced)

  • The sole length of your ski boots

Once you have all the necessary information you should proceed through the following 4 steps:

click here to go to step 1.

Warning
(Disclaimer)
Incorrectly adjusting your ski bindings may lead to injury!

Use of this page to adjust your bindings is thus entirely at your own risk!

To ensure your bindings are adjusted correctly you should have your bindings adjusted and checked at a professional ski shop!

Web pages copyright Ross Walker, 2013