Splitboard Story - Splitboard Journal
Stories, adventures and travel reports from splitboarders for splitboarders. Dive into the wide white world of Splitboarding.
For several winters now, I've been toying with the idea of getting myself a splitboard - in the hope that I'd still be able to get my slice of the untracked powder cake days after the last snowfall, or at least escape the crowds of tourists increasingly flooding the ski resorts. Time and again I've furtively glanced over to the "other side" - that of those who call a splitboard their own and use it to conquer untouched terrain in seemingly limitless freedom, climbing impressive peaks, followed, of course, by even more impressive descents with face shots guaranteed. Why I have not done it for so long?
When you think about splitboarding in Norway, popular destinations like Lyngen Alps and Lofoten come to mind. A less known area is the Sogndal valley, about 250 kilometers northeast of Bergen.
What could be better than going splitboarding or ski touring with your kids? But what is the best way to start without overtaxing the little ones or spoiling their fun on the first tour? When is the optimal age to start touring?
Kamchatka Heliskiing - everybody has heard about it but what about splitbard touring or splitboarding in Kamchatka. Here you get the info from our local frineds. Thanks to Splitboard Russia.
The new movie by Taylormade Film "One Drop East" is about the Japanese culture, the beauty of the landscape and the special feeling beeing in the maritime region of Hakuba. Take your time and enjoy!!
We are happy to publish this article from Splitboard Girls Poland - a presentation of their area!
If anyone should claim "Snowboarding is dead", send them to Stuben for the Longboard Classic!
More than 560 riders took part in a fantastic race on the legendary Albona direttissima and did everything to make it a great snowboard party.
When we met Sergey from Bear Powder Surfs at ISPO he told us about his recent splitboarding and powder surfing trip to Siberia. Of course our powder department had a some questions..
After the hottest February on record, and temperatures hitting 17° it was on the cards to cancel the event. But with a small blip in the chart it was time to cross fingers and hold out. It was a good call, storms came in and plastered the Cairngorms with 5 days of snow and wind. It was on!
Jotunheimen is the highest mountain region in Norway and Scandinavia. It offers many possibilities for Splitboarding and Splitboard Touring. Here you get an insight and maybe ideas for your next splitboard holiday.
Four days of best weather and a big playground for big boys! Beside the "high society" ski tourism you can also find beautiful, almost untouched mountain areas at the Arlberg region which is great for Splitboard Touring. Enjoy the read - if you have questions, just post below!