The Burton Antler is a snappy, playful, all-mountain board that wants to jump off everything.
The K2 Company binding is a lightweight, easily adjustable binding that’s best paired with an all-mountain or stiffer park board.
“When I hit up smaller jumps or rails, the Jibsaw is the board I now grab 100% of the time.”
The Flow NX2-AT is a versatile, well-built snowboard binding that is much improved from its predecessor.
Blister snowboard reviewers weigh in with their one-board quiver picks.
A light, poppy, playful board, the Rossignol Angus shines in fresh power and spring slush with its Amptek All-Mountain rocker.
The stiffness, camber profile, and stability of the Lib Tech Travis Rice Pro Split prove that “hard-charging splitboard” is not an oxymoron.
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.
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.
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.
The Never Summer SL Split proves that a splitboard doesn’t have to sacrifice stability, stiffness, or fun.
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.
The new SnowXu Collapsible Snowshoe is one of the lightest snowshoes out there. But is it ready for serious backcountry use?
The Venture Odin is a big-mountain board that’s fast, forgiving, and fun, and won’t punish riders who are looking to advance.
The Deeluxe ID is a versatile, lightweight boot that can both charge and jib, and deserves a look from serious riders.
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.
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.
As Danny Davis’s pro model board, it’s no surprise that the Burton Easy Livin performs well in the park. But after summer testing, all signs point toward a one-board quiver.
Reviewer Lance Peterson says the Never Summer Proto CT performed exactly how he wanted it to. Not bad, considering he was searching for one board to do pretty much everything.
Don’t let the skis fool you. The MTN Approach System is a snowboarding system, swapping the more traditional splitboard for foldable approach skis. After late-season testing, reviewer Jed Doane was impressed.