Venture Snowboards7th Annual Dirksen DerbyThe G3 Blacksheep#winteriscomingKarakoram announces Dreamlines contestSummer ShredSpark R&D, breaking trail since 2006The Pickett Range TraverseDesolation SunriseFountain of Youth 2012Teton skinners by Duane NardiNorthwest DreamingTahoe Backcountry
Venture Snowboards Skylar Holgate doing what he does best in the Mighty San Juans, Colorado
7th Annual Dirksen Derby Splitters starting the race at the 2013 Dirksen Derby photo: Chris Gallardo
The G3 Blacksheep G3 engineer/athlete Mike Coletti at Whitecap Alpine, McGillvary Pass, BC. photo Jason Hummel
#winteriscoming Kevin Jones leads us on a climb as we patiently wait for winter in Tahoe
Summer Shred Eric Messier reaches for new ground at the Fountain of Youth, 2013
Spark R&D, breaking trail since 2006 Owner of Spark R&D Will Ritter product testing in Montana
The Pickett Range Traverse Kyle Miller and crew complete the first ever splitboard Pickett Range Traverse
Desolation Sunrise Team Father/Son, May 2012
Fountain of Youth 2012 Skyler Gallardo, forever young
Teton skinners by Duane Nardi Forum members treepilot and Mac top out on 25 Short in the Tetons
Northwest Dreaming Check out Zach Clanton's Northwest Dreaming TR
Tahoe Backcountry Chris Gallardo, South Lake Tahoe 2010 - photo Zach Clanton

Contest: Win a set of Karakoram's new adjustable tension K-clips

The good folks at Karakoram have been hard at work refining their splitboard products and developing new ones. They recently updated their popular splitboard clips, known as K-clips to feature adjustable tension and donated a few sets to our readers. Thanks guys!

Update: won!

Affiliate Deal: Mountain Gear exclusive offer, today only! UPDATED

Mountain Gear is having their annual Fall Sale offering up to 50% off in all departments. They've also created a special offer exclusive to readers! Get the details here, today only!  

UPDATE: Offer extended to 9:00am PST Monday!

News: launches new website

The team at is proud to announce the launch of their new website! The update includes a more visual design that will make reading articles and issues a more pleasant experience. Enjoy and keep up the strong work splitboardmag!

Video: Your Venture Starts Here:

Venture Snowboards shared with us today the first video in a new series they're producing called "Your Venture starts here". In this episode we're treated to some sweet Johan powsurfing footy and get a peek at the Venture factory in the town of Silverton, CO. Thanks for sharing Venture!


Article: Not so Black Sheep, by Joey Vosburgh

G3 athlete, splitter, and friend of Joey Vosburgh recently became an ACMG guide using his splitboard! He shared some of his thoughts on the process via the G3 blog.

Congrats Joey!

Video: Karakoram splitboard bindings

Here's a cool video Karakoram put together that tells the story of how and why the Kloster brothers started the company. Props go out to the brothers for following their dreams and making more great products for splitters to choose from.

Video: Voile, French for Made in America

Voile sent us this video today to help clear up any confusion regarding the company's origin.

Looks like an instant classic, sweet work Voile (and Powderwhores)!

News: Venture and SledChile open South American Demo Center, Freeride

Venture Snowboards and Sledchile Backcountry Adventures team up to open FreeRide in MalalcahuelloChile. Splitboards, Snowmo's, or both.

Plan your dream trip now!

News: Prior Fissile splitboard gets love from BC Mag for slaying pow

The Prior Fissile splitboard was recently presented with the 2014 Backcountry Magazine Editor’s Choice award. Read the press release.

Review: 2013 Arbor Abacus splitboard

Our friends at recently shared their review of the 2013 Arbor Abacus splitboard with us. Check it out here.