There's a good reason you've seenFitwell Backcountry splitboard mountaineering boots in Jeremy Jones movies or on other top level split boarders - they are THE official boot for getting after epic backcountry runs.
Here we go - the 2 main contenders for splitboarding boots - head to head - ThirtyTwo MTB Jones vs. Deeluxe Spark XV. Which one is better? In one corner we have the Deeluxe Spark XV splitboard boot. Deeluxe has been making them for a few years and keep improving on them every season. In the other corner we have the brand new ThirtyTwo MTB Jeremy Jones Splitboard boot. First year it has been released and chock full of cool features. Click through to see the final showdown!
Jones Snowboards introduced their skins last year and we loved them. They are made by a Swiss company called Pomoca and they are top notch. We loved last years skins over every other we tried, so we gave a go at the new and improved Jones Snowboards Premium Climbing Skins for this year. Did they really make the best skin even better? Read more to find out.
If you are getting into splitboarding, the Arbor Abacus Splitboard a great board for you. If you have been riding for years and just want to have fun, this board is for you too. Arbor did their homework on this one. Click through to find out why the Abacus Splitboard is the best splitboard we've ridden yet.
Fitwell has been making top quality mountaineering boots for over 35 years. In 2012, Fitwell’s owner - Giuliano Grotto - was asked by 2 engineers to create a splitboard specific mountaineering boot. After a few years of revisions they come to an epic boot for serious split boarders: the Fitwell Backcountry Splitboard Boot. Click through for our initial impressions.
So you’re looking at getting some sweet Karakoram splitboard bindings, but you’re not sure if you should go with the Split 30s or the newer Prime series. Good situation to be in! Both are built with high quality parts and hand assembled in Washington, so you can feel good about supporting a US company. But, which one should you choose?
While we were at the SIA on snow demo at Copper Mountain, G3 handed us their 2016 Scapegoat Carbon Splitboard and sent us off to have fun. So, we did. We toured it at Jones Pass. We rode it at Vail. We used and abused (don't tell G3!) it and put it through the wringer. Click through to see how the Scapegoat performed.