Reviews

Snowboard Review: 12-13 Thrive Renegade

Location: Keystone & Vail, CO Snow Conditions: Softpacked to hardpacked conditions, softer snow conditions with fresh snow in spots. Setup: I rode the Thrive Renegade with Burton Escapade bindings and Ride Cadence Focus boots. Size: 154 First Impression: Thrive delivers a quiver killer. One board you can ride anywhere that won't cost an arm and a leg. Weight: Average. Flex: The Renegade is a go...

30 Mar 7:11 PM 0 Read More...

Goggle Review: Anon M1

Intended Purpose: Taking goggle interchangeability to the next level, the M1 goggle makes it easy to change out lenses thanks to magnetic lenses. Beyond the interchangeability quickness, the goggles feature an assortment of technology to help your snow vision on the mountain. Location: I've been riding these goggles most of the season here at Keystone Resort in Colorado. Conditions: The goggles have been ridden...

25 Mar 5:21 AM 1 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 13-14 Capita Ultrafear FK

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Softpacked to hardpacked conditions. Setup: I rode the Capita Ultrafear FK with Union Force bindings and Vans aura boots. Size: 155 First Impression: It's been a couple years since I've owned the Ultrafear but I remember why I loved it. Solid freestyle board! Weight: Average. Flex: On the spectrum, the Ultrafear is on the middle of the range for overall f...

14 Mar 5:44 AM 2 Read More...

Binding Review: 13-14 Roxy Team Torah Bright

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Softpacked to hardpacked groomers. Setup: I rode the Roxy Team bindings on the Lib Tech Trice with my Vans Aura size 8 boots. Time to set up the binding: Average time to set up on the board. Fit: I rocked the Team bindings in the M/L bindings which fit my size 8 women's boots just fine. First Impression: It takes a strong binding to go well with the Lib Tech T...

14 Feb 6:35 AM 0 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 13-14 Lib Tech Trice C2 BTX

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Softpacked to hardpacked conditions. Setup: I rode the Lib Tech Trice with Roxy Torah Bright bindings and Vans aura boots. Size: 153 First Impression: The Trice rides just like Travis Rice. Fast, charging and handles the mountain like a dream. Weight: Average. Flex:  The Trice offers a stiffer, stable ride without sacrificing the fun of it. Between the bi...

12 Feb 7:14 AM 3 Read More...

Goggle Review: Smith I/OS

Intended Purpose: Designed for smaller faces, the Smith I/OS is based off of the popular I/O model and features an easy interchangeable design so you can switch out lenses easily. Location: I've been riding these goggles most of the season here at Keystone Resort in Colorado. Conditions: The goggles have been ridden during the day and night at Keystone in a variety of conditions. Some powder days with cold snow...

15 Jan 6:23 AM 1 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 12-13 Never Summer Lotus

Location: Keystone, CO Snow Conditions: Softpacked to hardpacked conditions, powder conditions from new snow to older snow. Setup: I rode the Never Summer Lotus with Burton Escapade bindings and Ride Cadence Focus boots. Size: 157 First Impression: The Lotus continues to be Never Summer's women's freeriding/charging snowboard. Weight: Average. Flex: Based off the men's Premier F1, the Lotus gives ...

10 Jan 7:31 AM 2 Read More...

Binding Review: 12-13 Burton Escapade

Location: Keystone, CO Snow Conditions: Softpacked to hardpacked groomers to fresh snow on the mountain. Setup: I rode the Burton Escapade Bindings on every snowboard this season but mostly the NS Lotus/Thrive Renegade with my Ride Cadence boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: Average time to set up on the board. Fit: My size 8 boots fit in the large women's bindings with good width, functionality and...

03 Jan 6:54 AM 0 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 12-13 Arbor Coda

Location: Keystone, CO Snow Conditions: Mostly soft packed snow to hardpacked groomers. Setup: I rode the Arbor Coda with my Burton Escapade bindings and Ride Cadence boots size 8. Size: 157cm. First Impression: The Coda continues to offer that all-mountain style of riding wherever you want to go. Weight: Average. Flex: The Coda is Arbor's all-mountain riding snowboard with a medium flex and the mou...

26 Dec 6:43 AM 1 Read More...

Goggle Review: Arnette Skylight

Intended Purpose: The Skylight offers up a wide peripheral vision on a signature Arnette design. It offers an oversized lens, low-pro frame design and semi-flush lens geometry for vision in all directions. Location: I wore these goggles at Keystone Resort in Colorado. Conditions: Mix of sunny bluebird days and snowy overcast snowy days on the mountain. Color: I received the Skylight in two color choices, the...

12 Dec 6:08 AM 0 Read More...