Skimo Highlights 2023
Winter 2023 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.
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.
Getting started ski touring: On-piste ski touring
A simple start ski touring: Find your perfect on-piste ski tour, gear and apparel here for your first ski touring adventure.
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.
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.
Helping Band is an initiative by DYNAFIT managing director Benedikt Böhm in partnership with WWF Germany – working together to fight climate change.
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.
DYNAFIT Blacklight Collection
The Lightest Speed Touring System: Premium materials and minimal weight – for maximum performance from the first to the last kilometer.
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.
DYNAFIT Artist Series
Art meets the mountains: For our limited-edition Artist Shirts made of 100% organic cotton, we are working together each season with different artists.
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!
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.
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.
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.
ULTRA – The enduring trail running system
Ultra Collection: For lasting comfort and protection over ultra distances - from the first to the last kilometer.
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.
Made by athletes, for athletes – The new DNA Collection was developed for trail running competitions and intense workouts.
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.
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”...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...