Go faster and longer with the TLT 5.
- Carbon fiber cuff and lightweight TF liner combine for maximum downhill and uphill performance
- Claw outsole provides better grip and traction, and Dynafit’s sole construction allows for re-soling in case of abrasion
- Acti-flex zone allows 5mm of flexibility in the toe when climbing and skiing, and it does not affect torsional rigidity or downhill performance
- Short rockered sole is crampon compatible for those tough rocky or icy summits
- Ultra-lock system opens up 60 degrees of mobility from walk to ski mode making skinning or running as easy as late fall training runs
- Double tongue system with driving booster increases stiffness for ripping it back down the hill
- Quick step inserts compatible to Dynafit bindings
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Anyone used these for snowboard mountaineering?...
Anyone used these for snowboard mountaineering?
I still use Burton race plate bindings; these look questionable for the toe bail, but I guess one could use a dynafit toe? I also have a fairly wide foot; these sound narrow.
Anyone have a recommendation for another superlight AT boot that would work with Burton race plates, or similar bindings? I usually leave the AT boots in walk mode for snowboarding; don't need the beef that skiers want. I do a little ski touring too, but not much. Currently using Scarpa Denalis, they are fine, but heavy (they were fairly cheap, on sale a few years ago). Had some old Dynafit Tourlite boots a decade ago that were my favorites. Thanks!
For a hard shell it makes a very good snow board boot. Pretty common in the MTN version...not so much in the P. But no reason not to.
Will these fit in normal At bindings while...
Will these fit in normal At bindings while I save up for dinafit bindings.
This boot is only compatible with Tech bindings. It will work bindings from companies like G3, Plum, La Sportiva, and of course Dynafit. You could snag these now and get the bindings when you have the money. I would ski the boot you have now with your current binding until you have both the binding and the boot.
Mount Shasta glissade
Three years old, 200+ days toured, heat molded to fit my fat American feet, and patiently waiting for their fourth year! Best boots!
Very Light Boot!
- Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
Wow!! In comparison to other AT boots, these are the lightest. I usually fit a 98 mm last in my regular ski boots but these were even tighter on the side....almost like a 95 or 96 mm last.
Also, which shell molds correspond to which...
Also, which shell molds correspond to which boot size, do 27.5 and 28.0 come from the same mold, or 27.0 and 27.5? Thanks.
27.0 and 27.5 are the same shell. I ordereed the 27.5 and the shell was too short, had to exchange them for a 28.0
I am currently using a 28.0 scarpa maestrale...
I am currently using a 28.0 scarpa maestrale and like the fit. Any recommendations on what size TLT 5 I might like?
depends on your foot, narrow or wide. These run thinner than most ski boot lasts.
Anyone sized up and stuck an intuition...
Anyone sized up and stuck an intuition liner in there?.
the folks over at wildsnow have.
- Gender: Male
I haven't used these boots beyond trying them on and dialing them in on my bindings, but I am really excited to start touring on them this winter. Just pulling them out of the box was a jaw dropping experience as these boots are phenomenally light. I'm really pumped to see how well they drive my skis. They seem like they're going to be very capable climbing boots for those lines that require crampons. Great product, I think these boots are a winner.
These boots are pretty awesome. The combination of extremely low weight and huge range of motion put these boots in a class of their own.
I've heard of sizing up and using thicker liners to add warmth to the boots, but my experience has been good year-round in the cascades.
Notes after a year's usage:
-Fit was strange for my feet. the boot narrows as it goes down, especially at the arch. I had to use an insole to mitigate the pressure on the inside of my feet. Also pressure at the top of my foot at the lower buckle was minimized by loosening the buckle and with some effort by a pro bootfitter.
-The tongues are a little hard to keep track of sometimes since they don't fit nicely into pockets.
-the boots go on and off faster than tennis shoes
-I wear a size 10.5 street- and 11 running shoe and these were the correct length in a 29.0, BSL 317mm, although very narrow for my feet.
I wear a 13-14 (US) men's mountaineering...
I wear a 13-14 (US) men's mountaineering boot. From what I can see Dynafit only goes up to 12.5 (US) men's, is that true? 13 (US) seems like a pretty common size. How do I get dynafits in larger sizes? I can't find any other ski boot that is as light as the TLT 5s.
I'm going to use these for ski mountaineering, and want the lightest setup possible. The Scarpa MAESTRALE does fit me (comes in the right size), but it's a good 2 pounds heavier per pair.
Unfortunately a 30.5 (12.5 US) is the largest size this boot is made in. You won't be able to find this boot any larger.
I've seen so many different mondo size conversion charts I'm not sure what to believe. They range from 30.5 = 12.5 to 13.5. I think I just need to find a shop that carries a 30.5 in the TLT 5s and try them. Maybe even get a slightly lower volume liner.
In the US, the max size Dynafit brings in is a 30.0 (EU equivalent 46 or US 12-12.5).
Any idea what size last they have?
Any idea what size last they have?
Officially it's 98mm. Definitely a snug, low-volume fit.
Are you guys going to restock these boots...
Are you guys going to restock these boots in 29.5 & 30.0?
Hi. Dynafit rep here. It's not likely as Dynafit North America is out of stock on these sizes as well. The TLT5 Performance will return to dominate again next year.
Having a Baron/Volkl Nanuq setup for powder...
Having a Baron/Volkl Nanuq setup for powder days and spring touring. I use alpine boots for powder but looking for something I can walk with while touring in Sierra. I used borrowed Zzeros last year couple of times and they were ok but trying to find out if TLTs would fit this setup. Have a racing background so looking for something what can hold but priority would be walking comfort/weight/downhill in that order. Will TLT5 fit the Barons ?
The TLTs are only compatible with tech fittings (Dynafit, G3, La Sportiva, etc). The short lips on the toe and heel of the boot may look like they're designed to fit into bindings, but they're too short for that and designed for crampons only.
TLTs in action!
Dynafit TLT 5 Performance after ~40-50 days
Sell your children!!!
Yes, outrageously pricey and incredibly worthy! Don't wait to buy used, you won't find'em.
I've skied the TLT green plastic, Scarpa Maestrale, and then bought the TLT yellow carbon boot. And they are by far the stiffest. I am 6'2", 230 lbs, and ski aggressive. Wish Dynafit binders were more durable.
The TLT plastic is as stiff or stiffer than the Maestrale for downhill performance.
Walkability, Up-Hillability: no comparison to TLT for techy rock moves, articulation, and weight.
Fitting: I punched my carbon TLT yellows in the spring for 6th toe and punched for length and they held great over 7 weeks.
Skiing: Rather progressive flex blows through. But, these things are light as hale and ski amazing enough to never stop smiling. The smile factor margin is unbeatable.
Cons: 1. Let snow in with tongue removed for uphilling. 2. No cant adjustment on cuff. 3.Super thin shell is colder. 4.Thin plastic might wear through someday from talus walking and rock climbing; though i love ridgelines more than ever with this boot.
as a dh boot and even better to climb and walk in.
And believe it or not worth every penny the first time you climb 1000m and have a steep technical ski down. Add the fact that these things are pretty good on techncal ice and you have just saved money on a technical climbing boot and a ski boot in one. Hard toy to come by even at $1000. A no compromise ski boot for the back country that walks and climbs like few others and none of them under $1000.