The Adrenalin 13 is a frame AT binding from Tyrolia. It weights about 2450g per pair which is slightly lighter than a duke but 500g heavier than a Fritschi Freeride. This means that this binding isnt built for long ascents and BC adventures. If your wanna do maybe 2-3 short side country tours in the morning and lapping the resort in the afternoon, this is your binding.
I prefered the Adrenalin 13 over the 16 because at first I am not heavy at all (~160 pounds/75-80Kg) and second I dont really wanna shred the really gnarly stuff on a touring binding. Which means there is no need of a DIN setting maximum of higher than 13. My binding is set on a 9 in the front and 10 in the heel.
Uphill performance: Setting this binding in touring mode is easily done with a pole. No ejecting needed compared to the Marker AT bindings. Climbing aid is a little bit tricky to set but still totally manageable. You have heights of 0,7 and 13 degrees angle.
But to be honest: this binding is definitely not made for long ascents. It has all the problem like all other frame AT bindings have too: Unnatural toe pice pivoting point and heavy as fuck.
Downhill: At first I have to say that it is often a pain in the ass to set it to downhill mode. There is always way too much snow under the toe piece and the heelpiece. Pray for fluffy snow or you ll have to unclip and spend about 20 mins scratching and melting snow from the bottom of your frame. Imo Dukes and Guardians have a better construction. After you ve managed to set it back to downhill mode you can barely feel any differences to a normal downhill binding. You can send any drop or lap the park without thinking you re braking the whole thing. All in all a really solid downhill performance for a touring binding.
Durability: The binding hold up really well. No loosen of any screws, heel piece is still sliding well and the brakes didnt bent at all. The only thing I have to complain about is the climbing aid. It lost slowly its tension and after about 10 tours the climbing aid didnt want to stay in its position. But it was easy to repair. Just take it off and bend it together.
I used this binding for 40 days and I still own it but un mounted.
Imo frame touring bindings are only intersting if you re either a beginner in the whole AT and BC business or you need a binding for your heavy and fat sidecountry setup.