Forums Splitboard Talk Forum Newbie question… how do you ride in powder. Reply To: Newbie question… how do you ride in powder. November 20, 2005 at 2:57 am #584612 Jon Dahl 384 Posts When you are inbounds, most of the time you’ve got a bottom to the snow you are on, and you have a hard snow base to lever off of. Riding weight on your front foot is the norm there. Out of bounds/deep snow, speed is your friend. Also you need to stay loose/flexed and ride it like a surf board, weight back, lotsa steering with your back foot. Setting your bindings back will help with floating the nose.