November 2020

How to Buy a Splitboard

Splitboarding – the oh-so exclusive adventure into backcountry’s boundless and abundant terrain. Splitboarding first hit the snowboard scene as a minimalist means to access nature’s winter bounty. Many of splitboarding’s pioneers were mountain aficionados with workshops in their garages. Their time was devoted to  customizing their own splitboard setup, restored from last season’s powder quiver. […]

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Fitwell – Backcountry Splitboard Boot Review

The Fitwell Backcountry AT mountaineering boot is the ultimate splitboarding boot, but is it something you need as a splitboarder?  Is it worth the expensive cost, or will your everyday snowboard boots fit the bill?  We at had a chance to try out the Fitwell Backcountry boot firsthand in many different environments and terrain.

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Sidewall Material

ABS sidewalls are the most popular material for making ski and snowboard sidewalls.  ABS plastic is very durable and water resistant that makes it a good option for skis, snowboard, and even splitboards.  It allows flexing of the snowboard while maintaining it’s properties.  It also adheres well to other materials and acts as  vibration reduction.

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