Skimo Highlights 2024
Winter 2024 is at the door and, with that, there is a number of skimo highlights that ambitious recreational and pro athletes should already have marked in red in their race calendar. Select events are backed by DYNAFIT as lead sponsor and partner.
RADICAL - Ready for more ski touring
With the Radical setup, you’ll tap into your best. Whether multiple peaks in a day, a relaxed tour with friends, or a search for deep powder, we’ll get you ready for more!
5 typical mistakes in selecting ski touring apparel
Warm and dry without unnecessary weight: Here are our tips for choosing the perfect clothing for a ski tour.
How to find the right ski touring boots?
Whether it’s a race, a challenging alpine route, or a multi-day tour – you’ll find the right ski touring boot here, along with tips and recommendations from our expert, Schorsch Nickaes.
How to find the right touring ski?
Find out in this article what to pay attention to in skis when it comes to weight, waist, and length to get the ideal touring ski for you – whether for backcountry or for your next race against time.
How to properly care for your ski touring equipment
Get valuable tips and tricks to care for your ski touring equipment – from the proper cleaning to best storage practices. Keep your gear in top condition to have many years of pleasure on your ski tours.
Plan the perfect ski tour
Six steps to the perfect ski tour experience. Plan your next ski tour with expert tips from mountain guide Javi.
Speedup on your next ski tours: Our training tips
Our expert Florian from the DYNAFIT Athlete Center offers tips for more effective and targeted training so you more quickly achieve your goals on a ski tour.
4 ultimate ski touring destinations
Are you looking for insider tips for your next ski tour? Check out our suggestions for adventurous ascents and unexplored descents.
How to skitour: Technique
With the right technique your first ski tour will be no problem at all: That also means the proper preparation of your equipment as much as it means climbing technique and expertise for the downhill.
How to skitour: Equipment & apparel
There’s no getting around ski touring these days. Find out here what gear and apparel you need to be ready for a tour.
Entry into skitouring: on-piste ski tour
A simple start ski touring: Find your perfect on-piste ski tour, gear and apparel here for your first ski touring adventure.
DYNAFIT ski touring bindings for different uses
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!
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.
Visible Speed: DYNAFIT Reflective Collection
Be safe and seen during the transitional season. With the DYNAFIT Reflective Collection you are a true highlight on any trail at twilight or in the dark.
Trail Running in Fall/Winter
In fall and winter, the conditions on the trails can be a little more challenging. Find out here why there are no excuses for a trail run in colder temperatures.
What's inside my skimo pack?
Are you planning a ski tour? Our packing list will help you optimize your preparation. From the right equipment to key essentials, you will find everything you need for the perfect ski tour.
Road running vs. trail running vs. ultrarunning
There are various types of running as a sport that differ in their distance, terrain, and goals. Find out here which type of running suits you and your needs best.
Trail running competitions: Highlights from the running calendar, powered by DYNAFIT
Do you want to give it your all this summer? Then what are you waiting for? Get to the starting line of a trail running race. We can introduce you to the best races – from the Alps to Canada.
Guide to pick the right running shoe: From trail running to mountaineering
Perfectly fitting shoes are the holy grail for every endurance athlete. But you're not sure which running shoe is best suited for which distance or terrain? We have some tips for you on how to choose the right shoes.
Trail running poles: This is how to run with poles
Trail running is just a little easier with poles. We’ll tell you why trail running poles are especially wise on a climb and how to find the right length for you.
Onto the saddle, and off to the next challenge! Join Team DYNAFIT and wear your gear with pride – powered by Q36.5.
DYNAFIT x ITRA
The passion for trail running unites us! ITRA is the globally leading umbrella organization for trail running. Find out more about how we want to further develop the sport together.
Q36.5 Snow Leo
With the exclusive DYNAFIT road bike special collection, you are as fast and efficient in the saddle as a snow leopard – powered by Q36.5.
No trail is too long to you? Are you always on the lookout for new challenges? Then we have just the thing for you: The DYNAFIT Ultra Camp is heading into its next round, and you can be there!
DYNAFIT Eyewear - Do you want to see the mountains with different eyes?
ULTRA – Ready for more distance
Our light, technical products provide protection and comfort from the first to the last step. Prepare yourself for more with your new DYNAFIT ultra setup.
How to Trail Run: Equipment & Technique Tips
Get started trail running! No matter whether you are an expert or a novice, find out everything you need about the correct technique on uphills and downhills, choosing the proper footwear, and how to use poles most efficiently.
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!
The Tigard 130 boot is an aggressive high-end Alpine Tech boot for the highest performance: First up. First down.
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.
DYNAFIT Ride Collection
Ski touring and trail running are being combined with mountain biking. With the Ride Collection DYNAFIT is delivering this season, you’ll have the right apparel to use across all of these activities.
Snow Leopard Day 2023
The DYNAFIT Squad will accumulate meters of vert and thus money for the endangered wild cat - more than 40,000 € for protecting snow leopards.
Are we destined to live in cyber reality – or are we about to be blessed with a whole new world of connectedness? At the Oberalp Summit, our main aim is to provide more clarity about the metaverse.
Low Tech Limited Collection
Trippy retro look with all the exact performance technology, lightness and intelligent features that you need for maximum performance in the mountains.
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.
The DYNAFIT Youngstar Collection is the first ski touring system especially for kids and youth – for an easy start with ski touring. Family adventures guaranteed.
Record hunt on the Spaghetti Tour
Extreme mountaineers Andy Steindl and Martin Anthamatten challenged the record on the Spaghetti Tour. Read all about the Speed project here.
From approximately February 1, 2024, we will be accepting applications for ambitious, recreational athletes who live for the #SPEEDUP motto on the mountain and are active in the trail running community.
Art meets the mountains: For our limited-edition Artist Shirts made of 100% organic cotton, we are working together each season with different artists.
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 Athlete Center
Grand opening at Chiemsee lake At the DYNAFIT Athlete Center at Sports_Innovated, athletes can target their training for skimo and trail running races. You can train here, too!
Ride x Iceland: On mountain bikes from east to west
Iceland is a region many outdoor and nature enthusiasts dream of. Our team crossed Iceland from east to west on mountain bikes human-powered – find out more about our bikepacking adventure here.
Helping Band is an initiative by DYNAFIT managing director Benedikt Böhm in partnership with WWF Germany – working together to fight climate change.
Himlung Himal Expedition
New Speed ascent by DYNAFIT managing director together with Prakash Sherpa in Nepal: In less than 8 hours from base camp to the 7,126-meter summit – all for a good cause.
Made by athletes, for athletes – The new DNA Collection was developed for trail running competitions and intense workouts.
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”...
Training plan 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:
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.
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.
Expedition Dhaulagiri 7
New attempt at a speed record by alpine mountaineer Benedikt Böhm on 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.
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.
Wanted: DYNAFIT Skimo Heros
Is ski touring your biggest passion? Do you live the #SPEEDUP slogan with every cell in your body? Do you like to share your experiences with others? Apply now and take an active role in shaping our community.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...