The Spark R&D Blaze TR is crowned as the bargain king for its blend of value and performance. This binding has adapted over the years, keeping up with the progression of the splitboard world. As one of the cheaper splitboard specific bindings that are available, this pair represents an impressive value, thus receiving our Best Buy award. What do you get for spending another $100 on the Editors' Choice-winning Spark Arc?. The ARC is lighter and, more importantly, has the best locking mechanism of any board we have tested.
The Spark R&D Blaze is now the Spark R&D Blaze TR. The new model, pictured above, features LT touring brackets and dual height climbing brackets. To learn the in's and out's of this upgrade, keep reading.