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

2nd Annual Echo Lakes Splitfest presented by Voile

The 2nd Annual Echo Lakes Splitfest presented by Voile is being held this weekend at Strawberry Lodge. Snow is in the forecast and all proceeds go to the Sierra Avalanche Center

Crest Pictures' FreeRider - Northern California tour

Kyle Miller is hitting the road for a brief visit to Northern California to screen FreeRider, Crest Pictures' latest documentary about the splitboard mountaineer, and to share some personal insight on setting and accomplishing goals, overcoming adversity, and riding for pure adventure.

The new Voile Artisan splitboard, an all-in-one quiver that's all about the details

As we reported last month from the SIA trade show in Denver CO, Voile has really stepped up their game next year thanks to the new partnership with Sentury Snowboards founder Ben Harmon. Ben brings his experience in the way of everything from core construction, board design, manufacturing, graphics, and more. His influence is evident as Voile is proud to announce the new Artisan splitboard! Read more...

Mountaineers Books and Christopher Van Tilburg release Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Routes Oregon

Mountaineers Books and Christopher Van Tilburg ( forum-member docwild) are proud to release their new book, Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Routes Oregon. The guide covers everything from basic hikes for new splitters to advanced hikes for experienced backcountry travelers and is a must-have for anyone looking to explore Oregon's mountains.

Updated with contest rules for a chance to win a copy!

Jeremy Jones' Further - Unplugged Episodes 3 and 4

Check out the Jeremy Jones' Further Unplugged episodes 3 and 4 for a behind the scene look at the making of the two-year snowboarding film, Further

Hey Ladies...Prior introduces the Lupin Twin splitboard for women

As we reported a couple weeks ago from SIA, next year's options for female splitters are abundant. We counted at least five different companies making splitboards specifically for the ladies. Here's another board female riders can look forward to as Prior announces their new Lupin Twin solid and splitboard models specifically designed for women.

It's a good time to be a lady splitter! Read more...

Venture Snowboards launches the Shape Shack

Our friends at Venture Snowboards are proud to announce their new experimental division, the Shape Shack. The goal is to produce small, limited-edition runs where new ideas and creativity are the focus. Venture's founder, Klemens Branner and legendary rider Johan Olofsson will be teaming up on the project. Look for good things to come! Read more...

Report from the SIA Snowsports Trade Show 2012

With the growing interest in our beloved sport of splitboarding over the last couple years it only made sense that I make the journey to the annual SIA Trade Show in Denver Colorado to bring our readers a look at next year's product. Splitters can expect somewhere around 13+ brand new splitboard models, a new interface, and much more. It's a good time to be a splitter yo!

2nd Annual Canuck Splitfest presented by Prior raises over $4,500

The 2nd Annual Canuck Splitfest presented by Prior was a huge success raising over $4,500 for the  Canadian Avalanche Foundation. Read organizer Wade Galloway's (aka treepilot on our forum) report from the event. 

First look at the new Spark R&D Edison system and 2012/2013 products

Here's a quick 'n dirty iPhone edit from the recent SIA show in Denver featuring some of Spark R&D's 2012/2013 products. The bindings get lighter and a few new products are launched including Spark's new and exciting interface system named Edison. Enjoy!