• David replied to the topic Never Summer Swift in the forum Splitboards 4 years, 5 months ago

    How was it touring? I like Never Summers and rode them almost exclusively from 2008-2015 or so. Owned 3 and demoed 4-5 others. Every single one felt quite loose while skating. The contact points don’t flatten out unless your weight is on top of the bindings. In this case, you’re concentrating all your weight right on the touring bracket right top…[Read more]

  • If you’re just dabbling, I might snow shoe first. But if you’re pretty committed to backcountry riding and know you like hiking, I’d invest in a split.

    I took my AIARE Level 1 a couple weeks ago. I’d never toured before. There were two snowboarders in the class, me on my Voile split and a guy who rented some snowshoes. Again, I’d never toured…[Read more]