Recommend mounting point is marked with a dash and colored in with white, gold or black paint.
Use a 3.6mm x 9.5mm bit.
Use a waterproof outdoor glue such as Titebond 3.
For a more demanding skier use a quality epoxy for increased binding retention.
None of our skis use metal.
Binding screws will mount into our hardwood Ash stringers in the core.