Jones Snowboards 2010-2011

31 Mar, 2010


For over two decades we’ve seen Jeremy Jones dropping into steeps, chutes and backcountry that continues to blow our minds.  So it’s no surprise that when launching his own snowboard company, Jeremy Jones would give as much dedication, fluidity and passion behind it as he does in his snowboarding.  2010-2011 is the year of the Jones, bringing back freeriding into the souls of riders and introducing a love for boards meant to charge the mountain.

All of the Jones boards are manufactured by Nidecker with the Jeremy Jones touch and 1% of sales are contributed to environmental groups around the world.

For technology, Jones snowboards uses a directional rocker which is a hybrid rocker/camber flex pattern with more tip rocker than tail rocker and a slight camber between the bindings.  On the mountain twin, Jones uses camrock which is a rocker/camber flex pattern with an evenly balanced tip and tail rocker with slight camber between the bindings (seen on YES and Nidecker models as well).  Jones also kept with a mellow magne traction to improve edge grip with multiple contact points along the running length of the board.

Jones Hovercraft, Flagship and Mountain Twin

Jones The Flagship

Features:  The premier big mountain weapon built for speed, stability, stomping airs and charging down the mountain, the flagship features directional rocker and camber underfoot, blunt nose, mellow magnetraction, FSC wood core, full wood core, wood topsheet, hickory sidewall, recycled base, sintered base.

Sizes:  158, 161, 163W, 164, 168W

Jones The Mountain Twin

Features:  The all-mountain, all-terrain board is ideal for all conditions.  The all-mountain freestyle board…slashing banks, boosting wind lips, rallying ditches and dropping down pillow lines.  The Mountain twin features camrock, mellow magne traction, FSC wood core, full wood core, film topsheet, flip flop base, sintered base.

Sizes:  155, 159, 160W, 164W

Jones The Hovercraft

Features:  The dream powder board ideal for powder, crud and shop the hovercraft features directional rocker, mellow magnetraction, blunt nose, FSC wood core, full wood core, film topsheet, recycled base, sintered base.

Sizes:  156

Up close look at details on the Hovercraft

Jones The Solution Splitboard

Features:  Ideal for all-terrain backcountry riding, wilderness expeditions, trans-range touring the solution features directional rocker with camber underfoot, mellow magne traction, blunt nose, FSC wood core, full wood core, film topsheet, recycled base, sintered base.

Sizes:  164 & 168

Unfortunately at SIA someone stole the Solution Splitboard from the boot so I didn’t capture any up-close images of the splitboard but here’s a catalog shot that shows the graphics.

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Shay

From the beginning of time, I was Shannon. From the beginning of snowboarding, I was Shay. From the beginning of online communities, I was Shayboarder. In the end, I’m the writer, photographer, editor, publisher, guru of sorts, product tester, curvy girl, and most importantly the snowboarder behind it all. Follow me on this journey through snowboarding, mountain biking, traveling and fun experiences!

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4 Comments

  1. David
    March 31, 2010

    Hey Shay I’m really interested in how the flagship rides.
    Do you have any plans to demo it? 🙂

  2. Bob
    April 01, 2010

    I love the direction Jeremy is going with these boards. I REALLY want one of each.

  3. November 10, 2010

    Wow, the flagship looks sweet! So does the hovercraft. Good call making your own boards Jeremy. I’ve followed you for a long time and if you designed it, it must
    be good.