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

Prior XTC AMF Split Wins Coveted Award

Prior's XTC AMF Split wins the coveted Backcountry Mag's Editors' Choice Award! This will mark the 3rd occasion that the AMF split has earned this award in the last 4 years which further cement this model as a true category killer and a classic shape in the Prior line.

Jeremy Jones' Further World Premiere At Squaw Valley September 7th

The World Tour of Jeremy Jones’ Further kicks off in Squaw Valley, California on Friday, September 7th under the legendary KT-22. Don’t miss your chance to meet Jeremy Jones and the rest of the athletes, enter to win swag and watch the film under the stars.

Update from Spark R&D [breaking news]

Spark R&D, maker of the world's first splitboard specific binding celebrates their 5 year anniversary, talks 2012/13 product, and updates us on the Edison interface!

Venture Snowboards' Euphoria Splitboard named BC Mag's Editors' Choice

Venture Snowboards is proud to announce their new Euphoria Splitboard has received the prestigious Editors' Choice Award from Backcountry Magazine!

Further Unplugged and Protect Our Winters benefit, Seattle WA 8/29/2012

Oneill & Jones Snowboards are hosting an event in Seattle on August 29th at the Pyramid Brewery to benefit Protect Our Winters and get you stoked for the new TGR film Further! The event will feature the Unplugged series, a behind the scenes look at the making of the film. They'll also finish off the night with last year's film DeeperGet out and show your support splitters!

Kyle Miller and crew complete the first ever splitboard traverse of WA's legendary Pickett Range


First Ascent athlete and reader Kyle Miller is at again and shares what he did on his summer vacation with the class. 


Congrats Kyle and crew! You continue to inspire us!

Calling all Sea to Sky [Whistler] artists for Prior's topsheet design contest

Prior wants your artwork for their topsheet design contest...and they're gonna pay you for it! Check out the story for full details. Good luck splitters!

POC/Jones Team rider Yuta Watanabe hits the Aussie Couloir on Joffre Peak

Our friends at Jones Snowboards sent us this video of their rider Yuta (pronounced like Utah) Watanabe from Japan who resides in Whistler B.C. hitting the famed Aussie Couloir on Joffre Peak. The film is in Japanese but has English subtitles and gives a cool perspective of his experience. 

DIY splitboard edit

Here's a cool edit we recently received from Niche rider and reader Grant Bowen. The video was shot by Matthew Palmer and provides an artistic look at the do-it-yourself splitboard process. Thanks for sending it in Grant!

The new Voile Women’s Artisan splitboard, this one’s for the lovelies

  Voile is proud to introduce the new Women's Artisan splitboardAn all-­‐in one quiver that’s designed for and tested by women.