Season: 2021/22
 
Category: Splitboards
 
Manufacturer: Korua Shapes
 

The Korrua Escalator combines the strengths of Trannyfinder and Cafe Racer into an excellent splitboard with a wide range of action. The update with the waxable topsheet allowed the Escalator to defend its title from last year.

Korua Escalator Split Plus 21-22


Review 2021/22  Selected

Board-Profile: Hybrid
Hybrid
Rider-Level:
AdvancedExpert

Length: 152cm  157cm  162cm  

Weight: 2.500g  2.650g  2.800g  

Price (SRP) from: 999€
WP-Score:  
6.9

Included: Splitboard mit Union Hooks und Clips

Riding Style / Field of use


With the Escalator Split from Korua the name says it all - Both in the ascent and downhill you are well equipped. The Korrua Escalator combines the strengths of Trannifinder and the Coffee Racer into an excellent splitboard with many capabilities. The upd
Freestyle, 60%
Allmountain, 80%
Powder, 90%
Speed, 80%

Test Results


"The Korua Escalator is still top, our enthusiasm from last year was confirmed by all testers. It flies through deep powder, it plows through hardpack and over rough terrain, it is also super stable and controllable at high speeds. The whole board is superbly tuned and the short but hard tail gives stability on drops and other shenanigans. The large holes of the skin attachment give you direct faceshots in the powder from time to time. If you ever get too far back on the tail on hard conditions, the tail brakes you with the two "points" and you rotate pleasantly back forward. The Escalator is most comparable to the Nevado from Konvoi in terms of riding characteristics. In terms of stiffness and pop, it is somewhere between Goodboard's GB Split and the Nitro Slash. The new waxable topsheet needs to be waxed, otherwise a decent amount of snow will stick to it, which negates the weight savings. If it is prepared with an ecofriendly "All conditions wax", it will then work well and little snow will stick. Korua has managed to modify the heavy waxable topsheet from last year, to keep the board lightweight. Despite the aggressive look, the Escalator is very versatile.

In the ascent the Escalator is very strong. It gives you confidence with very good edge hold even in difficult conditions. The board is well balanced, kickturns are are easy, and the nose floats out of the snow, even if snow sticks to the topsheet (due to the waxable topsheet it is rare). The skin attachment method is convinent and the skins can be mounted while the board is in Ridemode. "
 

Riding, 87%
Agility, %85
Edgegrip, %90
Uphill, 85%
Traversing, %80
Weight, %90
Features, 80%
Finishing, %85
Sustainability, %80
Congratulations! The Korua Escalator Split Plus 21-22 is awarded with the splitboarding.eu Editors Selection .
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Description


The Korrua Escalator combines the strengths of Trannyfinder and Cafe Racer into an excellent splitboard with a wide range of action. The update with the waxable topsheet allowed the Escalator to defend its title from last year.

Camber Profil

Flex Test

Video Präsentation mit Nicholas Wolken

Details


  • Topsheet: PA Triple Compound
  • Fiberglas: Carbon Multiaxial
  • Core: Paulownia / Poplar Light
  • Core Material: PERLATECH
  • Belag Konstruktion: Klassisch
  • Edges: Steel
  • Shape: Directional

Länge (cm)152 (A)157 (A)162 (A)
Effektive Kante (mm)1150 (B)1200 (B)1250 (B)
Lauflänge (mm)100010501100
Spitzenbreite (mm)299 (C)310 (C)304 (C)
Mittelbreite (mm)253 (D)259 (D)259 (D)
Heckbreite (mm)285 (E)286 (E)287 (E)
Durchschn. Taillierungsradius (m)88,29,6
Setback (mm)202020
Taper (mm)142417
Empfohlener Stance (cm)555555
Einstellbarer Stance (cm)50 - 6450 - 6450 - 64
Board Gewicht (kg)2,52,652,8
Flex (1-10)788
Auftrieb (1-10)677
Switch fahrenMachbarMachbarMachbar
Fahrer Gewicht (kg)40 - 7555 - 8565 - 95
Schuhgröße (EU)Bis ~ 42Bis ~ 46Bis ~ 46