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In episode two of Discover Splitboarding, pro snowboarder Miikka Hast talks about the essentials of splitboarding gear; from how to cut you skins and how to choose a board to how to layer your clothing and best enjoy your time on the hill.

He also shares splitboarding top tips, including keeping your skins inside your coat so they don’t freeze and packing an extra layer in your pack so you’re prepared for all conditions on the hill.


Colin Balke is a content editor for who lives in Northern California. When not plucking away on a keyboard, he can be found splitboarding, camping, backpacking, or hanging out with family and friends.