Fritzl is 100% correct about this. Dainite is not a proper sole for ice and snow. I don't why this persists on SF. I suggest those that believe it is go out and wear it for a while. Make sure your insurance is up to date and have your doctor on hand. If you want a good sole for snow and ice go to the traditional Commando:
Dainite is very limited in its usefulness.
This. I have had some dainite soles. Not great.