Snowboards

Burton 2016 Fall Bash

Our head buyer, Jenna, recently took a trip out to Vermont to spend the week hanging out with the crew from Burton. Checkout all the details below.  Fall is an incredible time to visit Vermont. The changing leaves paint the rolling hills and mountains of quaint little towns like Stowe. Elderly folks taking carriage rides […] Read more…

The K2 Party Platter: A Must Have

Our Snowboard Buyer, Jenna, recently took the day off to go play around on the new K2 Party Platter. It’ll be out next season and everyone needs to own one.  Mother Nature was kind to us this past weekend. At the end of a winter that brought record highs and an enormous amount of rain, […] Read more…

Building my own Burton Throwback Board

This year Burton did something really unique at SIA, our annual Snowsports Show, by allowing us to make our own Throwback board. The Burton Throwback is an updated version of the 1981 Backhill board and really takes you back to the roots of snowboarding. I wasn’t sure how much, if at all, I’d really use […] Read more…

Snowboard Gear to Look Forward to This Season

The snow may not be falling in your backyard quite yet, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start salivating over new snowboard gear and the season to come. Each year has its new tech and styles, some gimmicky and some complete game changers. Will this year’s gear change your snowboarding experience forever? Brand reps would […] Read more…

Staying Safe While Learning to Snowboard

We won’t sugar coat it, the first day of learning to snowboard can be a bit rough. A snowboard lesson is key to making the day a bit easier, but there are some things we can only learn by falling and getting back up. Kids make it seem easy, but most of us have to […] Read more…

A Snowboard Buyers Go To Setup

As the snowboard buyer for Skis.com I’ve ridden many boards, boots and bindings over the years. I’ve found plenty of things that I hate, and plenty that I love and had to add to my collection. I’ve had the luxury of being able to use different products for different conditions or just the type of […] Read more…

Do I Need to Wax My New Skis or Snowboard?

When you purchase a new pair of skis or a snowboard, it will come with what is called “factory wax” already applied. What that means is that your skis or board will generally have a basic, all temperature wax on it similar to what you would get out of a rub on wax or a […] Read more…