• 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.

  • Cbalke commented on the post, Spark R&D Whammy Bars 2 weeks ago

    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 […]

  • Spark R&D team rider Mike Handford, assembles a crew to experience Cascadia.

    The Cascadia crew gathers in Santa Cruz, California to plan, prepare, and set the precedent for the following weeks. Loading up and […]

  • Last season, Josh Daiek and Abe Greenspan introduced us to their first episode of Tahoe Ten. With 5 peaks, 20 miles, and 10,000′ of vertical, they just dropped their second episode. If you were eyeing that […]

  • While Northern Norway is well known for its terrain and its picturesque vantages, it also presents it’s challenges. One of which being that you have to get after it in the dark for two months. Riders Krister […]

  • Wondering about Spark R&D’s Zip Strips, check out this video from Dan at Spark R&D.

    This video tutorial will explain how to properly install Spark R&D Zip Strips. Designed to increase glide on flat or low an […]

  • Eirik Verlo and Krister Kopala have produced a three part series titled Higher Latitude which will be released over the next couple of months. Erik and Krister worked to capture the unique winter seasons they […]

  • James Buehler and the Wild Wild Wasatch crew have been dropping sweet edits for years and James’ 15/16 season edit is no exception. With Croshane Hillyard, Alex Gavic, and Austin Smith behind the lens, check out […]

  • It’s great to see the Canuck Splitfest heading into its 7th annual event! What led to the initial event back in 2011?
    Wade Galloway (aka TreePilot) is the founder of the event, he was a well-known s […]

  • While some of us are slower to embrace technology, Nate Greenberg, co-author of Backcountry Skiing California’s Eastern Sierra, is expecting technology to propel the guidebook and the information it provides to a […]

  • When it comes to Avalanches and backcountry safety in general, many people are quick to shame or call out others for their errors. While doing so, they place themselves on a pedestal as though they have always […]

  • As a student, when spring rolls around, we’re typically supposed to head south, find beaches, rage to electronic music, pound mai tai’s, and hope to avoid pulling down an STD. While everyone listens to societies a […]

  • We are celebrating our 10-year anniversary by giving away two pairs of limited edition, ‘A Decade Deep’ splitboard bindings. They are Surge bindings with custom graphics, and come in a ridiculously awesome […]

  • Cbalke started the topic Arc'teryx Proclines in the forum Boots 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    In case you haven’t noticed, AT split boarding is all the rage right now. Binding manufactures have taken note and now offer innovative solutions to meet the AT splitboarders needs. For many riders the last and most elusive piece of the AT puzzle is which AT boots to use. There was quite a buzz last season when photos were leaked of the n…[Read more]

  • Splitboard videos and edits are often hard to come by. When one combines a higher production quality and  features local territory, it becomes even more special.  It’s awesome seeing John J and Jeremy Jones rid […]

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