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Trail Running Shoes
Perfectly fitting shoes are the holy grail for every runner. But what makes a good trail running shoe? These tips will help you choose the right shoe.
Trail Running Backpacks
Running packs are particularly essential on longer trail runs and for races. We’ll take a look at the special features and explain the differences in technical backpacks.
Trail Running Apparel
What running apparel do you need for trail running and what should you consider when making a purchase? Here, we explain the special features of performance apparel.
Running hacks - simple tips and suggestions to make the life of a runner easier during training and competition. They are incredibly important, and they make a runner’s life significantly easier. We asked a number of runners for their “secret tips”...
Ski crampons: The traction device for ski touring enthusiasts
Ski crampons are an important part of ski touring equipment and increase safety enormously. Find out everything here you need to know about how to properly use crampons.
What is trail running?
Trail running is a popular sport in the summer. But, what does it really mean? What is the difference between that and a mountain run, and at one point does it become an ultra? We have the answers for you!
Trainingsplan for an ultramarathon
An ultra demands everything a body has. Here, we lay out advice about how to properly train and what you need to pay attention to during training
Ultrarunning means to stress your body above and beyond the normal amount. That only works when you put in the appropriate training. Novices as well as experienced runners battle overload injuries again and again. That’s why we asked physical therapists from Outdoor Physio for their advice:
Expedition Dhaulagiri 7
New attempt at a speed record by alpine mountaineer Benedikt Böhm on Dhaulagiri 7 in Nepal. Find out more about the expedition and the fundraising campaign.
P49 - Speedtransalp
210 kilometers and 10,500 meters of climbing non-stop across the Alps: For his Speed Transalp, Benedikt Böhm put his trust in the totally new Pintech binding system by DYNAFIT. Benedikt reveals how the 49-gram-light race binding P49 racked up in the ultimate acid test.
How to skitour
This winter, it‘ll be be hard to avoid the sport of ski touring.But how does this endurance sport really work, and what gear do you need to head out properly on a tour?
Nutrition for ultra runner
Not only during training the correct nutritional intake is essential, but also during races it can determine success or failure. So we talked to sport scientists and ultrarunners about what you should eat.
Pin Binding: Care and cleaning tips
If you treat your Pin Bindings with care, they will give you joy for a long time. Greta Stehling, DYNAFIT product manager for bindings, explains the most important tips about care, maintenance and transport.
DYNAFIT ski touring bindings: What binding type are you?
DYNAFIT offers a broad portfolio of pin bindings for ski touring enthusiasts with various requirements. Find out which binding is right for you: Race, Speed, Tour or Free!
Long live your skins! Tips for ski skin care
Ski skins are the best friends of ski touring enthusiasts. If you treat your skins well, they will serve you well and perform reliably for a long time. Find out more about proper ski skin care.
Speedup! This is the equipment you need for your skimo race
Minimal weight for maximum speed: In skimo races, every second and every gram count. Find out more about the special features of ski touring gear for racing.
In 36 hours on touring skis across the Alps – this is the record attempt by Benedikt Böhm. The SPEED Transalp is not only an athletic goal, but also dedicated to a good cause.
Iconic Product Winter 19 - TLT8
Meet our new TLT8 Expedition: made for athletic ski mountaineers who want to climb the highest peaks in the world in record time!
feline up pro review
The brand new Dynafit Feline Up Pro Running Shoe got tested by blogger auffi muas i. Find out what Harald had to say about our pro model here.
Hoji Pro Tour Review Nikolai Schirmer
The Hoji Pro Tour is a revolutionary boot for ski touring with the patented Hoji-Lock System. Freeride pro Nikolai Schirmer has tested the boot.
Avoiding Shoe Odor
If you are active in the mountains at higher intensities, you will sweat. Indeed, sweat can become a burden. We asked around in our Dynafit circles about shoe odor and found three people who know a bit about it.
Feline Up Pro Shoe
Vertical running is all about taking a direct line up the mountain as quickly as possible. What do you need to do that? Especially lightweight gear that will ideally support you like the Feline Up Pro Shoe.
Speed Mountain Goretex Mountainshoe
Speed Mountaineering, the fast version of alpinism, is a clear trend in the outdoor industry. This is precisely where Dynafit is aiming with its new collection. This flagship Speed MTN is thus the appropriate shoe.
Summer sleep - how to service ski and binding
Once the last ski tour is done your beloved skis including bindings must be prepared to “oversummer.” But what is it you have to pay attention to?
what does lightness mean
What does lightweight mean to you? Is it a feeling of easy lightheartedness or of just less weight? What does lightness mean to our athletes?
For the mountain sport athlete, or for anyone interested in outdoor recreation, there is a huge amount of gear to choose from. The Outdoor Industry is saturated with offerings. But, with all that gear to consider, I’ve found that there are actually only a handful of true performance brands
A new DYNAFIT touring ski collection has rolled out for the 2017-18 winter season. But which skins fit which touring skis?
49 grams - the revolutionary Dynafit Pintech Race binding weighs less than a smartphone . The innovative binding system is the result of a complex improvement proccess of frameless pin bindings. Find out how the Pintech Binding P49 works in detail.
HOJI Pro Tour
In 2013, pro freeride skier Eric “Hoji” Hjorleifson and Low Tech inventor Fritz Barthel joined forces on a project that would revolutionize the ski touring boot market. Together, both received backing from footwear specialist DYNAFIT. After years of research, development and...
Microplastics: Mountain endurance sports and responsibility. We take very seriously building a bridge between fabrics used for best possible performance during use and environmental consciousness!
What's inside my skimo pack?
The beauty of skimo is that it can be like going for a run. You can go alone, you can get an intense workout in a short period of time, and you really don't need much gear. But, you do need the right gear
Low Tech’s 30th Anniversary
Affected by minimalism and driven by enthusiasm marks the unique way of inventor Fritz Barthel to the revolutionary binding system of DYNAFIT.
Dynafit Photo Shoot Obergurgl - Tirol
Green slopes, spectacular waterfalls, a view of the glacier, amazing impressive mountains and fantastic trails – a beautiful backdrop for our photo shoot for the new 2018 Summer Collection.
Snow Leopard Day 2021
For 12 years, DYNAFIT has organized the International Snow Leopard Day for the protection of snow leopards. This year, the DYNAFIT Squad will accumulate meters of vert and thus money for the endangered wild cat.
D-Day is getting closer, intense training weeks are behind you, but now the magic word is: Tapering. In order to achieve maximum performance on competition day, your body needs to recover. Read here how to do it right.
Recovery after training and races
In performance sports, recovery has been accepted for a long time as part of the training process and recognized as an integral part of training management.
Inspired by the legendary trapper and mountain man John Colter, the two athletes Riis Wilbrecht and Sawyer Thomas create their own adventure on a forgotten route through the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.
Ski Touring Crete
An experience report about an exotic ski touring trip to Crete, endless snow-covered expanse in the Lefka Ori mountains and Greek hospitality.
Journey of an ultra runner
Follow us on the ‘Journey of an Ultra Runner’ as we build up to the Grossglockner Ultra Trail 2019.
Limone Extreme is a highlight in the trail- and skyrunning scene. Dynafit athlete Pascal Egli won in 2018 the Skyrunning World Series. Now he gives some glimpses what you can expect running at Limone Extreme.
5 Summits - 1 Record
Simone Eydallin was running the five summits of the highest mountains of the Susa Valley (26km / 7000m+) in less than 5 hours. Now he tells about his experience.
Via Valais - Grand tour for trail runners from Verbier to Zermatt in 225 kilometers and 14,000 meters of altitude. The course is divided into nine stages and leads through legendary swiss mountain scenery.
Skyrunning World Series
Which competition formats and racing series are there for trail running? Dynafit athlete Pascal Egli gives an overview and explains the differences between the different disciplines.
Balancing training, family and work
How to find time for training, family and a profession? It’s a difficult balancing act and each individual would answer it differently. However, there are a few common themes...
Two crazy people, two exceptional athletes, two ultrarunners – Klaus Gösweiner and Markus Amon took on quite a task with their Crossing Austria project: 500 kilometers and 20,000 meters of climbing from the lowest point to the highest point of Austria.
base training ultra marathon
An ultramarathon doesn’t just start when you stand at the starting line, but many months before that. The be-all-end-all in ultrarunning is the base training, and it demands a ton of discipline and lots of diligence and consistency. Because it means that you run a lot but you stay at a low heart rate, i.e. in what is called the aerobic base training zone.
Ski Touring Bulgaria
What do you think of when you think of Bulgaria? Ski touring? Not. That's what most Europeans and many others would certainly think...
Trofeo Mezzalama History
The Mezzalama Trophy is the world’s highest alpine ski mountaineering race and one of the toughest races for ski mountaineers. Learn more about the history and the development of the Trofeo Mezzalama.
Trofeo Mezzalama 2019
The Mezzalama Trophy is the world’s highest alpine ski mountaineering race, and one of the toughest races in the sport. Benedikt Böhm has stepped up to this challenge and reveals just what it takes to be successful.
Mountopia Stefanie Traurig
Mountopia participant Stefanie Traurig fulfilled her personal Mountopia, the Mount Everest Basecamp. How close dream and nightmare were to each other, she tells in the Dynafit Blog.
In the ISMF World Cup the world's best athletes compete in different disciplines. Dynafit athlete Johanna Erhart knows what it comes down to and explains the most important regulations.
Mountopia 3 Peaks - 3 Days
Großglockner, Ortler, Zugspitze in only three days, exciting impressions and voices of the Mountopia winners.
Ultra Running Manaslu Trail Race
Dynafit athlete Nina Koch circumnavigated 8,165-high Manaslu in the Himalaya in 9 days. In our Dynafit blog, Nina tells of her experiences in Nepal.
Mountopia Mezzalama Winner
The six Dynafit Mountopia winners will participate in the Trofeo Mezzalama, the toughest ski mountaineering race on this planet. In our Dynafit blog, we introduce the Mountopia winners and their fighting spirit in detail.
3 Peaks - 3 Days is the finale project for the winners of the Mountopia Challenge Summer 2018. Using Speed Style, they will climb Grossglockner, Ortler and Zugspitze. We want to introduce them to you.
Taking the title of the highest peak in Europe, Mt. Elbrus tops out at 5,642 meters. Dynafit athletes Johanna and Vroni took on this mountain and raced it in the Red Fox Elbrus Race. Nick Hendrickson accompanied them and tells us how it went.
Tips for an Ultramarathon
Race preparation for an ultra is key and very personal. However, there is a bit more planning needed prior to an ultra than before a normal short race. Here are my top five tips that are particularly key in my own ultra planning.
Nowhere is trail running preparation more critical than running long days in cold weather at high elevation. Alpine Runner Dan Patitucci shares his Himalayan running experiences and gives tips how to deal with elevation and what gear to bring.
Ski Touring Adamello
Elisa Deutschmann, her Husky and 4 friends were out and about last season in a side valley in the Adamello Group in Italy. Due to the very long approach, this valley is usually deserted and bestowed on them wonderful expedition-like feel.
24 hours skimo record
Hard training, perfect conditions, and unwavering passion for ski mountaineering. Lars Erik Skjervheim trained for three years for this day. Now, the weekend of May 19-20, 2018 is in the books.
Damavand - Sea to Summit
I stand on the summit of Damavand, the highest mountain in Iran. Behind me are 5,970 meters of vert (19,587 ft.) and 130 kilometers (81 miles). For 14 hours and 20 minutes, I made my body suffer while outwitting my mind.
Gran Paradiso Mountopia Johanna Erhart
17,000 meters of vert -- 1,000 kilometers -- 7 days: Bike & Hike Gran Paradiso
Skitouring Alaska Mountopia Igone Campos
Ski, eat, sleep, repeat -- that's how Igone Campos envisioned Alaska and her Mountopia there. Here you can read about her adventures at the Chugach Mountains.
Patrouille des Glaciers – ski mountaineering race
The world’s largest ski mountaineering race. The legend from different perspectives
Lenin Peak Speed Ascent
During high-alpine mountaineering, physical and mental strength come together in situations on the mountain that could never be foreseen. That is what our climbing team experienced recently on Lenin Peak...
Interview Igone Campos
What’s your Mountopia? For its third round, the Mountopia competition again drew many international athletes. Igone Campos Odriozola was right in the mix from the start and was always among the top 10. This was her third try, and it finally all came together...
Why is Sellaronda Skiamarathon so successful? Because it’s an incredible experience, in direct contact with nature.
Großglockner Ultra Trail 2017
An experience report of Großglockner Ultratrail 2017 by blogger and runner Harald Angerer.
Dynafit Skitourenpark Pitztal
Im Herbst 2017 eröffnete am Pitztaler Gletscher der erste DYNAFIT Skitourenpark im gesicherten Skiraum. Der perfekte Übungspark für Skitourengeher.
The Horny Tour
Starting from Rosenlaui in Switzerland, there is a ski mountaineering tour that combines ascents of the Wetterhorn (3692 meters), Mittelhorn (3703 meters) and Rosenhorn (3688 meters).
Etna Speed Rush
When the name Sicily pops up, we don’t make the immediate association with snow. Same goes for volcanoes. Rather, the mind delivers thoughts of a hot and arid environment. With Etna however...