News - Splitboard Journal
In this part of our splitboard magazine, you`ll find news about splitboards novelties, trade fair reports and of course our own experiences and test results.
SPLIT & RELAX #7 - can it be even better than 2019? We hope so and do our best! The international Splitboard Festival (Testival) will take place in 2020 from 7th to 9th February, as always at the LIVINGROOM HOCHKÖNIG in Salzburger Land. At 3 days you can get to know the best brands of the splitboard scene and test the latest material. Of course it is also about safety on the mountains and about fun and joy in the legendary surroundings of the majestic Hochkönig.
The most important things to keep in mind when exploring new areas with the splitboard, including material checklist and video.
Still puzzled by the huge amount of Karakoram splitboard binding models? Kyle from Karakoram sheds some light on the different variants and shows the Prime-X and Nomad in detail.
Thanks to all of you. From Sweden to Switzerland, Austria, Germany, the Czech Republic, the USA and Russia, everyone was there who loves splitboarding or wants to start an affair! Here is the gleaning. Sparkling eyes, wide grins and best test conditions for 100 participants. This time even 16 women - awesome!
In our splitboard test we have again taken the newest and most important splitboard material of the coming season 2019-20 under our feet. Here are our first impressions from the snow:
Hampus from Furberg Snowboards presents an interesting upgrade of the Freeride split. While profile, shape and design remain the same, from next season the board will be equipped with a new tongue and groove system that effectively connects the board halves. But see for yourself:
It is well known that avalanches are not interested in political boundaries. Freeriders and splitboard/ski tourers nowadays travel behind the good powder. These two facts have prompted the avalanche warning services Tyrol, South Tyrol and Trentino to bundle their activities in the joint project ALBINA. The aim of the whole project is to offer a cross-border, uniform and multilingual avalanche forecast.
Splitboard Test - the Splitboarding Selection 2018-19 is here. The 5 best splitboards of the season at a glance. Now with the objective weight-price index!
SPLIT & RELAX #6 - Time to come back!!! The most important international Splitboard Festival (Testival) will take place from February 8-10, 2019, as always at the LIVINGROOM HOCHKÖNIG in the Salzburg region. With the best brands of the scene, 3 days are all about testing the latest splitboard material, safety on the mountains and of course fun and joy in the dreamlike surroundings of the majestic Hochkönig.
Anne-Flore Marxer and Aline Bock present « a land shaped by women », a film directed by Anne-Flore Marxer. “Best Film” award at St. Anton Film Festival 2018 and selected for the 10th Annual Ladies Filmmakers Festival in Hollywood. Congrats from our side!!!