Prior's original and classic!
The classic shape makes the BC Splitboard an increasingly current, universal touring machine! At all speeds and snow conditions the directional freeride shape supports the soulful and safe style of the Riders. As you climb the long, but moderate sidecut for surefootedness and effectiveness makes to get up the mountains again also: secure edge grip even in harder ascent traces the desired side effect. The slight taper Tail brings the extra portion of power and pressure in the turns, with additional power and more speed with maximum smoothness. The symbiosis of proven features with Prior's Hybrid Rocker profile makes it even better glide by deepest powder.
For rider with a directional driving style, always looking for the best snow, the right place. The loneliest backcountry, the highest mountains - everywhere the Backcountry Splitboard brings the backcountry snowboarders up ... and down again. Not for nothing it is also one of the most popular splitboard of many Backcountry Guides.
The XTC Carbon construction is available as an upgrade for all Prior splitboards and reduces the board weight of around 500 grams compared to the standard quadraxial fiberglass.
Profile: The hybrid rocker profile provides flotation in powder and a silky smooth edges alternating with equally perfect edge control. 2-4 mm preload bring power in every turn.
Rider type: backcountry freerider, Guides, and multi-day touring, go the long way, downhill sometimes the speed limit in the case of line follow or simply draw their wide turns.
Best for: High Speed, Powder ... simply everything that the winter can offer. The Backcountry Splitboard brings the riders everywhere.
Prior Backcountry Splitboard 2015/16 with Standard Quadraxial Fiberglas construction: VK 939 €
Weight: from 3.32 kg per board
Prior Backcountry Splitboard XTC (Carbon) 2015/16 with Carbon construction (XTC): 1.079 €
Weight: from 2.83 kg