Snowboards

2013-2014 Burton Genesis Re:Flex Binding

2013-2014 Burton Genesis Re:Flex Binding

The Burton Genesis is the most comfortable binding we’ve ever tested, and pairs especially well with a lighter, all-mountain board.

2013-2014 Nitro Blacklight

2013-2014 Nitro Blacklight

The Nitro Blacklight is a directional twin that excels on groomers and in the air, the park, or the backcountry.

2013-2014 Spark R&D Magneto Splitboard Bindings

2013-2014 Spark R&D Magneto Splitboard Bindings

Spark R&D’s Magneto binding is the lightest, quickest, and easiest to use splitboard binding we’ve tested to date.

2013-2014 Burton Antler

2013-2014 Burton Antler

The Burton Antler is a snappy, playful, all-mountain board that wants to jump off everything.

2014 K2 Company Binding

2014 K2 Company Binding

The K2 Company binding is a lightweight, easily adjustable binding that’s best paired with an all-mountain or stiffer park board.

2013-2014 Rossignol Jibsaw MagTek

2013-2014 Rossignol Jibsaw MagTek

“When I hit up smaller jumps or rails, the Jibsaw is the board I now grab 100% of the time.”

Flow NX2-AT Bindings

Flow NX2-AT Bindings

The Flow NX2-AT is a versatile, well-built snowboard binding that is much improved from its predecessor.

ONE-BOARD QUIVER: Reviewers’ Choices

ONE-BOARD QUIVER: Reviewers’ Choices

Blister snowboard reviewers weigh in with their one-board quiver picks.

2013-2014 Rossignol Angus

2013-2014 Rossignol Angus

A light, poppy, playful board, the Rossignol Angus shines in fresh power and spring slush with its Amptek All-Mountain rocker.

2013-2014 Lib Tech Travis Rice Pro Split

2013-2014 Lib Tech Travis Rice Pro Split

The stiffness, camber profile, and stability of the Lib Tech Travis Rice Pro Split prove that “hard-charging splitboard” is not an oxymoron.

2012-2013 Voile Light Rail Splitboard Binding

2012-2013 Voile Light Rail Splitboard Binding

If the words “avalanche ripcord” don’t get your attention with the Voile Light Rail splitboard binding, then “low cost,” “high quality,” and “bombproof” should.

UPDATE: MTN Approach System

UPDATE: MTN Approach System

In place of a splitboard, the MTN Approach System uses collapsible skis for the ascent. After more winter testing, here’s an update from reviewer Jed Doane.

2012-2013 StepChild FTW

2012-2013 StepChild FTW

StepChild Snowboards says that they have “More Heart Than Brains,” but their FTW is evidence that they have a good bit of both. It’s a playful board that holds up well all over the mountain.

2013-2014 Never Summer SL Split

2013-2014 Never Summer SL Split

The Never Summer SL Split proves that a splitboard doesn’t have to sacrifice stability, stiffness, or fun.

2012-2013 Rossignol One Magtek

2012-2013 Rossignol One Magtek

The Rossignol One Magtek is a fast, playful, and light one-board quiver, but getting the most out of it requires a certain riding style.

SnowXu Collapsible Snowshoe

SnowXu Collapsible Snowshoe

The new SnowXu Collapsible Snowshoe is one of the lightest snowshoes out there. But is it ready for serious backcountry use?

2012-2013 Venture Odin

2012-2013 Venture Odin

The Venture Odin is a big-mountain board that’s fast, forgiving, and fun, and won’t punish riders who are looking to advance.

Deeluxe ID Boot

Deeluxe ID Boot

The Deeluxe ID is a versatile, lightweight boot that can both charge and jib, and deserves a look from serious riders.

2012-2013 Jones Flagship

2012-2013 Jones Flagship

The Jones Flagship snowboard requires a lot of attention and input from the rider, but is quick to reward such actions, especially if you’re looking for a stable board with no apparent speed limit.

2013 Burton Malavita Re:Flex Binding

2013 Burton Malavita Re:Flex Binding

The Burton Malavita Re:Flex binding has become a go-to binding for Burton team riders and professionals, and for good reason. But there are a few things to watch out for.