Dynafit Vulcan TF
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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.
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 Vulcan offers unrivalled skiing performance the ability to drive modern freeride skis at any speed the possibility to customize forward stiffness optimal heel retention while skiing and when landing big drops
All the best ski boot materials - Grilamid shell, carbon fiber and Pebax cuff, magnesium buckles - are used in the Dynafit Vulcan TF alpine touring boot. The top-shelf components combine to create impeccable skiing performance, easy walk-ability and acceptable touring weight. Dynafit's impressive technological innovations are what make this boot drive today's freeride skis really well. Ultra-Lock System 2.0 - The cuff buckle reduces lateral snag, the transition from SKI to WALK mode and reverse Thermoformable TF liner is heat moldable with memory foam that insures a good fit Downhill Booster Tongue beefs-up flexing stiffness for turning, but can be removed for climbing The Driving Spoiler 2.0 slides inside the cuff creates a wide cuff rotation Central 45deg Buckle System is anchored exactly on the shell pivot point, offering maximum heel retention for uphill and downhill Pro Freeride sole features 3 different rubber compounds traction and binding compatibility
What happens when Dynafit takes the freeride touring boot back to the drawing board? You get zero compromises and half the weight. You get the Vulcan. Loaded with features to speed the transition from walk to ski and to customize forward stiffness and heel retention, the Vulcan has the performance to drive any ski.
- Mountain Gear