• I spent another winter stretching the legs in search of Colorado pow. Lots of early mornings and long days splitting and they were definitely worth it.

    Very stoked to be with the Weston Snowboards family this […]

  • Cbalke replied to the topic Boot Forum Change? in the forum Boots 3 days, 6 hours ago

    Hey @russman , not a bad idea. Do you think we will miss out on the hardy vs softy debate though?

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    Let us know how it works and if you run into any problems.

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  • Ben Peck’s 16/17 Backcountry Edit! All clips are from the last two seasons 2016 & 2017 with the exception of 4 clips from the drought year of 2014. Ticking off gnarly classic descents every other week. From the […]

  • Curtis Woodman’s full part from Warp Wave’s AURORA BOARDEALIS.

    Filmed By: Jim Dunigan, Sam Tuor, Gray Thompson, Kyle Schwartz, Sean Kerrick Sullivan

     

  • In 2016, Eric Layton, Justin Lamoureux, Will Brommelsiek, and Jason Champion spent a week traveling 60+ miles from Pine Creek to Mammoth in California’s Sierra Nevada. These type of missions don’t come without […]

  • – Trevor Grams
    – Trevor Grams and Calum Macintyre

    Our fingers were dragging as we used our poles to push across the last of the flats
    before the partially plowed turnaround at the end of the only road. O […]

  • Spark R&D has been hard at work over this summer churning out their new Pillow Line straps which are 100% made in Montana. Take a look at how these babies go from the drawing board to your binding.

    Pillow Line […]

  • Award winning short-documentary about splitboarding in Iceland’s remote northern peninsula. Directed and shot by Zak Emerson. Features snowboard journalist Pete Coombs. Finalist recently at Banff, Vancouver, […]

  • After the last seven years it has seemed like Feast or Famine in the Sierra. Right now it’s time to eat! Here’s Erik “Curly” Thomas, Dave Faustini, and Jimmy Goodman digging in near Mammoth, CA. Editing by Eric Holland

     

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    This spring a unique splitboard and ski expedition will take place in the Indian Himalaya.   Himalaya Alpine Guides owner Luke Smithwick will be joined by Tahoe based splitboard guide Jules Hanna and ski mo […]

  • Words by Leon Butler

    Japan is a a tale of two stories when it comes to the backcountry.  Its a country with some of the most forgiving and generous people I have come across, they can never do enough to help […]

  • In episode 2 of Higher Latitude, the sun has returned to the arctic in Northern Norway and the longer days allow for bigger objectives in cold snow. If you don’t already have the desire to go to Northern Norway, […]

  • Straight outta Utah, James Buehler, Austin Smith, Alex Gavic, Justin Latit and Croshane Media bring you Splitboarding Exotica Vol. 3 – THE SUSHI. With the powtastic winter Utah has been having, the fellas took the […]

  • In reply to: Cbalke wrote a new post, Poles, Not Just For The Skintrack Splitboard Guides International Guide and Owner Eric Layton talks about his favorite piece of backcountry equipment: Lately quite a few people have asked me what my favorite piece of backcountry equipment is or […] View

    The point is important in firm conditions and I would hate to not have it. Best thing is to be strategic when deploying your poles and having a plan to ditch them in a bad fall.

  • In reply to: Cbalke wrote a new post, Spark R&D Whammy Bars If you've already upgraded to the Spark T1 bindings you may have had some troubles deploying your climbing wires with ease. If you're not interested in working on your flexibility or doing additional lunges, Spark […] View

    Hey Sam, the bars will become easier to deploy with use. For me, flipping the pole upside down and pushing it down with the handle of my pole works best. Give it some time, I never bend down to deploy them.

  • Neil and Ian Provo deliver another installment of their classic Steelhead and Spines shorts. This latest piece offers picturesque scenes from glacier camping to rainforests.

    Arriving in Haines, Alaska, in the […]

  • Splitboard Guides International Guide and Owner Eric Layton talks about his favorite piece of backcountry equipment:

    Lately quite a few people have asked me what my favorite piece of backcountry equipment is or […]

    • What are your thoughts on removing the pointy part but keep the powder basket part? Was imagining taking a hacksaw and saw off an inch below the powder basket. Mainly to remove the impailment issue.

      • The point is important in firm conditions and I would hate to not have it. Best thing is to be strategic when deploying your poles and having a plan to ditch them in a bad fall.

  • Gaining momentum after their successful summit of the Middle Sister, the Cascadia crew pushes on. With a fresh dose of motivation they tackle two more volcanic peaks within three days, each new mission fuelled by […]

  • Leaving behind the grandiose scenery of Crater Lake the Cascadian Reprobates find themselves exploring terrain within reach of Bend, Oregon. A spell of inclement weather forces them into town where they sample the […]

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