Reviews

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...

Binding Review: 11-12 Burton Scribe

Location: Mammoth Mountain, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Burton Scribes on the Burton Nug with my Vans Ferra Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: This was a pretty quick setup to get going thanks to the knowledgable demo guy. He grabbed the Nug, the Scribe bindings and set me up with the right stance, angles and fit the bindings to my boots. Fit: I tried the Scrib...

18 Jan 8:50 AM 0 Read More...

Binding Review: 11-12 Burton Diode

Location: Mammoth Mountain, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Burton Diode bindings on the Burton Feelgood Flying V with my Vans Ferra Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: This setup was average time to set up for the demo. Once we knew the size, it was easy to get it dialed and mounted to the aftermath with the EST/ICS system. Fit: My size 8 women's boots worked fine...

17 Jan 8:41 AM 1 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...

Review: Pom Pom 2-Ply Necktube

Intended Purpose: Stay covered up on the slopes with a breathable, moisture wicking neck tube that protects your face and isn't the  same old boring black design everyone else is rocking. The Pom Pom 2 ply necktube gives you bright options that work for coverage on the slopes. Appearance: I received the Pom Pom 2-Ply in the blue/white somewhat checkered print. It's a pretty subtle print with the color choices bu...

15 Jan 11:57 AM 0 Read More...

Goggle Review: Arnette Mercenary

Intended Purpose: The Mercenary is Arnette's ultimate goggle for style and performance technology to meet the demands on the mountain. Location: I wore the goggle at Mammoth and June in California and Park City in Utah. Conditions: Mix of sunny bluebird days to overcast cloudy days on the mountain. Color: I received the Mercenary goggles in a couple color options but ended up sticking with the midnight black...

14 Jan 12:24 PM 0 Read More...