Where to Buy
Help support this site by making your next gear purchase through one of the links above. Click a link, buy what you need, and the seller will contribute a portion of the purchase price to support Trailspace's independent gear reviews.
Here's what other sites are saying:
For years, there was a common perception that a boot built to tour uphill couldn't possibly ski well going down. Well, the Vulcan TF Alpine Touring Boot from Dynafit is here to shatter that perception. In the skintrack, there are a number of features to love about the Vulcan, starting with the weight--these bad boys come in at just about 3. 5 pounds per boot, extremely lightweight for a boot this stiff. The 103mm last is plenty roomy for your toes on the way up, which is especially nice to help maintain good circulation on colder days. The 60-degree cuff rotation should be plenty for even the most ardent yoga enthusiasts. Honestly, if your ankle is rotating past 60-degrees, you should probably be concerned about that, not your boot. The beauty of the Vulcan is that the fun doesn't stop when you get to the top of your run. Simply plug in the removable downhill booster tongue and your boot becomes a stiff, freeriding machine. The boot is plenty skiable without the cuff however, for lighter riders, or if you just feel like skiing a more forgiving boot for a run. The Vulcan sports three metal buckles, one of them being an innovative, new centrally located buckle directly on the shell pivot points. When engaged, it helps to keep the cuff and shell compressed, adding to increased stiffness throughout the entire boot. The Dynafit Pro Freeride sole features three different rubber compounds for use on both the uphill and the downhill. There is a soft rubber that offers excellent grip on slipper rock ridges, a hard substance designed to work with modern step-in binding systems, and a medium rubber that is a good compromise for areas that need grip but are subject to high amounts of abrasion as well.
The Dynafit Vulcan TF randonee boots offer climbing agility without compromising performance on the descent. They can drive modern freeride skis at any speed and stand up to landing big drops.
CLOSEOUTS . Designed for aggressive freeriders, Dynafit Vulcan TF ski boots deliver powerful performance for big mountain backcountry lines. The stiff shell features the Ultra-Lock buckle system for easy transitions, and the heat-moldable liner and removable tongue deliver a customized fit and extra stiffness when needed. Available Colors: GREEN/CARBON, MATT GREEN/CARBON. Sizes: 23, 23.5, 27, 28.5, 22.5, 26.5, 27.5, 30.
- Sierra Trading Post
No compromises here Sure you can go out into the backcountry and make beautiful turns down mellow slops, or you get out there, ski big lines, and stomp all of your landings. For those doing the latter, the Vulcan needs to be on your short list. It's designed for speedy ascents, without compromising performance on the way down. With a 103mm last and weighing in at just over 3 and a half pounds per boot, it's easy to forget that these boots are even on your feet.By using only the most premium materials such as carbon fiber, grilamid, and magnesium, Dyanfit is able to achieve this crazy low weight without sacrificing performance. By opening the innovative cuff buckle, the boot is switched into walk mode, unlocking a 60 degree range of cuff motion. Pull out the removable tongue for even easier movement. Dynafit has you covered on more technical ascents too; the Pro Freeride sole features three different rubber compounds to provide grip as well as consistent releasability. As easy as touring in these boots is, they truly shine on the downhill. Slide in the tongue, pull the cuff buckle and these boots are ready to rip. The carbon cuff is insanely stiff to provide instant feedback and precise edge control. Unlike some other AT boots, the cuff on the Vulcan comes up high, so you will have no trouble stomping every landing. Want all of the lateral control without a super stiff boot? Remove the tongue or "bump stops" to dial in the flex to your preference. Features & Benefits a Comfortable 103mm last. a Dynafit Pro freeride Sole. a Carbon fiber, pebax, and grilamid construction. a Thermo-moldable liner with flex zone for easy touring. a Removable tongue. a Dynafit walk-mode cuff buckle. a 15 to 18 degree adjustable forward lean.
The Dynafit Vulcan offers unrivaled skiing performance - the ability to drive modern freeride skis at any speed, the possibility to customize forward stiffness thanks to a removable DOWNHILL BOOSTER TONGUE and opti- mal heel retention while skiing and landing big drops thanks to central buckle system (45deg). The Vulcan combines skiing performance, walk-ability and lightness with the patented technologies that made the TLT5 so popular among the best skiers in the world.
- Mountain Gear