After years of waiting, the Mont Vélan allowed Ettore and Alfredo to get on top and ride the amazing Y-Couloir of their "Backyard-Mountain".
This season, Sicily was the place to be with the best splitboard touring conditions ever in this region. Michele and Matteo had been there and they sent us a great trip report.
Last Sunday, 10th of May 2015, Davide Capozzi and Julien "Pica" Herry on Splitboards and Francesco Civra Dano with Ski, opened a new beautiful 50° line down the North Face of Pain de Sucre at Mont Blanc massif, the Voie Originale.
As we all know, spring is the best season for Splitboard Touring. This was proven to us again at the Splitboarding Spring Festival 2015 where our guests were able to celebrate a successful end of the season together with the representatives of more than 20 Splitboard brands.
The Lofoten are getting more and more popular for Splitboard- and ski touring. Even if the summits are just little beyond the 1000 meter mark, so the terrain is demanding and beautiful above all. Since the touring usually starts at sea level and countless peaks are close to each other, respectable vertical meters sum up.
Furberg Pro Rider Lars Andreas Nielssen, got trapped by an avalanche, read about this terrifying experience and stay safe out there.
First steps on a Splitboard - On the eve of our Beginners camp we started with a presentation of the current Splitboard systems. From Voilé to SP, Spark R&D, Plum, Karakoram, K2 Kwicker and Splitsticks, we had the whole who's who present. Take a look at the pictures and see how it went on with freeriding and the first splitboard tour.
Romania is blessed with snow and our friends from Splitboard Romania were splitboarding there. A big thank you for the vivid description, the beautiful video and touring tips for this little known area.
Aurelien Routens, Snow- and Splitboard Pro talks about his love to South America and gives us great hints for splitboard holidays over there.