All-Mountain Snowboards: Most snowboarders ride all-mountain boards. They are the best beginner snowboards because they are so versatile and you can learn what terrain best suits your style. With a slight set back stance, usually a directional flex and a slightly deeper side cut, the top all mountain snowboards cater to riders who want one board that can handle it all.
Freestyle snowboarding is all about the tricks, normally in man made situations such as in a snowboard park. So riding through the half pipe, jibbing on rails, buttering the piste, nailing the jumps, pulling off tricks, stomping the landing and riding away like you own the mountain. Freestyle riding is more about skill and courage than speed.
Gnu Snowboards: A Summary As with Burton snowboards, not everyone is going to be able to afford the luxury of owning a Gnu snowboard–they’re just too expensive for some budgets. But if you can find the way to scrounge up the money, you are in for such a great treat.
From chutes and corduroy, to big drops and a few park laps, the National is dialed or a full day at Snowbird, Jackson, Stowe or St. Anton. The Fusion Camber is an evolution of the timeless power of camber, combined with targeted areas of rocker to help lay ruts effortlessly.
Traditional Camber To better clarify the camber distinctions of today’s boards, it’s crucial to first understand traditional camber. Before reverse camber mania struck, boards only had traditional camber--a mellow convex rise from the contact points of the tip and tail inward with an apex at the midpoint.