Boards

Snowboard Review: 12-13 Arbor Swoon

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked groomers. Setup: I rode the Arbor Swoon with NOW IPO bindings and Vans Ferra boots size 8. Size: 155cm. First Impression: Offering up easy all mountain riding that you can count on. Weight: Average. Flex:  The Swoon fits the medium flex description to a T. It's longitudinally stiffer so you still have a stable ride down the mountai...

05 Feb 9:03 AM 3 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Dinosaurs Will Die Genovese

Location: Heavenly, CA, Northstar, CA and Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to soft conditions. Setup: I rode the DWD Genovese with Union Atlas Team bindings and Vans Ferra boots size 8. Size: 157cm. First Impression: Flat Camber makes this board really handle everything you throw at it. Weight: Average. Flex:  Pretty consistent flex, it's on the stiffer end for a park board which is why it h...

30 Jan 7:15 AM 2 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Burton Feelgood

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to icy conditions. Setup: I rode the Burton Feelgood Flying V with Burton Diode bindings and Vans Ferra boots size 8. Size: 155cm. First Impression: Continues to be a great board for all mountain female riders Weight: Average. Flex:  Softer torsional flex between the bindings so the board is super easy to turn but stiffer flex underneath and towards...

25 Jan 6:01 AM 0 Read More...

Binding Review: 11-12 Burton Stiletto

Location: Mammoth Mountain, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Burton Stilettos on the Burton Lipstick with my Vans Ferra Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: This was an easy set up for my boots. Probably one of the easier bindings to get going and didn't require much adjustment. Fit: I tried the Stiletto bindings in the larges which were a good fit for my boots. The s...

22 Jan 8:58 PM 0 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Burton Lip-Stick LTD

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to icy conditions. Setup: I rode the Burton Lip-Stick with Burton Stilletto bindings and Vans Ferra boots size 8. Size: 149cm. First Impression: Flat Top definitely suits the Lip-Stick! Weight: Average. Flex:  Now that the Lip-Stick is a Flat Top, the board still offers a fun playful park flex for the ladies. It's softer on the nose and tail where y...

21 Jan 1:16 PM 0 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Burton Aftermath

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to icy conditions. Setup: I rode the Burton Aftermath with Burton Malavita Restricted bindings and Vans Ferra boots size 8. Size: 155cm. First Impression: I was warned this board is aggressive and stiff for a park board but dang it's fun! Weight: Average. Flex: For a park board, the Aftermath is on the stiffer end of freestyle riding. It's built for ...

16 Jan 9:04 AM 2 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Burton Nug

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to icy conditions. Setup: I rode the Burton Nug with Burton Scribe bindings and Vans Ferra boots size 8. Size: 142cm. First Impression: As long as I don't look down, I feel pretty good on this thing and it's just plain fun to ride. Weight: Average. Flex: The Nug offers up the mountain in a smaller size and playfulness in big doses. The Nug is a mediu...

12 Jan 10:10 AM 1 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Burton Fortress

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to icy conditions. Setup: I rode the Burton Fortress with Burton Escapades bindings and Vans Ferra boots size 8. Size: 154cm. First Impression: Camber compliments the Fortress with a charging handling for the whole mountain. Weight: Lighter than average. Flex: The Fortress rode longitudinally stiffer with a slight torsional softness to make it capabl...

08 Jan 11:56 AM 4 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Arbor Coda

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Mostly hardpacked conditions with some soft spots. Setup: I rode the Arbor Coda with my Union Team and Bent Metal Mortal bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 155cm. First Impression: The Mountain System gave the Coda a lot more life Weight: Average. Flex: The Coda is built for all mountain riding so the flex overall is on the medium side. It's not as soft...

29 Dec 9:52 AM 2 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Arbor Blacklist

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Mostly hardpacked conditions with some soft spots. Setup: I rode the Arbor Blacklist with my Union Team, Flux GU15 and GNU B-Famous bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 154cm. First Impression: Very fun and playful mid-wide park board without being a noodle Weight: Average. Flex: The Blacklist is on the softer side of the scale but not as soft as the Draf...

15 Dec 10:49 AM 4 Read More...