Reviews and advice on buying new snowboard gear

If you are new to snowboarding or just looking at buying some new gear, it can be a pain trying to find the right gear that is going to suit you and your abilities. Combined with the million different styles, features and benefits that every brand claims to have, it can be overwhelming.

I try to translate the manufacturers descriptions into something that is easy to understand

If you check out the descriptions from any big brand in snowboarding, they will be loaded with ridiculous names for pretty standard features.

How is anyone supposed to know what Multizone EGD, Harmonic Tip/Tail Damper, Slimewalls or EC2 BTX means?


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There are two main types of write ups on this site

  1. If I have ridden/used/bought them, I’ll add a detailed review on the conditions that I used them in, and how they performed in a variety of situations. As with any review, it is just my opinion, but hopefully it can help you make a decision.
  2. If I haven’t ridden a board or used the bindings, I’ll try to translate all the technical features in a way that can help you understand if they are going to suit you.

Some of the snowboard gear I recommend