Hardgoods Buyer’s Guide

ARBOR Shreddy Krugeur. P: Mike Yoshida
Burton Custom. P: Mike Yoshida
Burton Deja Vu. P: Mike Yoshida
CAPiTA Defenders of Awesome. P: Mike Yoshida
DC Media Blitz. P: Mike Yoshida
Flux RK V/SUAL Collaboration. P: Mike Yoshida
K2 Cool Bean. P: Mike Yoshida
Neversummer West. P: Mike Yoshida
Ride Berzerker. P: Mike Yoshida
ROME Libertine. P: Mike Yoshida
Salomon Villain. P: Mike Yoshida
Union Atlas. P: Mike Yoshida
VANS Infuse. P: Mike Yoshida


ARBOR Shreddy Krueger

“With a name like the Shreddy Krueger you know this board will slaughter it on pow days. ” — Pat Bridges, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

/ Hand Dyed Power Ply Wood Topsheet / Medium Flex / Sintered Base / Single Malt Core / Mixed Glassing

/ Sizes: 153, 156, 159, 162

/ $499

Burton Custom

“You don’t need to be an etymologist to realize that getting your hands on a 20th Anniversary Burton Custom is a total score.” — Pat Bridges, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

/ BEND: Camber / SHAPE: Directional / FLEX: Twin / FIBERGLASS: 45° Carbon Highlights / BASE: Sintered WFO

/ $419.95

Burton Deja Vu

“The Deja Vu has a certain je ne sais quoi.” — Pat Bridges, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

/ BEND: Flying V™ / SHAPE: Twin / FLEX: Twin / FIBERGLASS: Triax™ / BASE: Sintered / ARTIST: Burton Girls Submissions

/ $479.95

CAPiTA Defenders of Awesome

“The D.O.A. is A.O.K. in my B.O.O.K.” — Pat Bridges, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

/ Hybrid FK Camber Configuration / DS Select RFC Sustainable Dual Core / Special Blend EVO Tech Fiberglass Configuration / 2x30mm Carbon Fiber Beams / Fortress Kevlar Bound Sidewalls / Wax Infused Rotation Sintered Speed Base

/ $419.95

DC Media Blitz 150

“Breaking News: We at SNOWBOARDER Magazine are getting last-minute information involving the DC Media Blitz’s ability to handle any terrain you can throw at it” — Tom Monterosso, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

/ Torstein Horgmo’s Signature Series Board / Catch-Free Tips Up Technology / Traditional Camber / Durable Impact Core / Carbon Stringers / Fresh Deck Top Sheet

/ $549.95


“I can think of a Brazilian reasons why you should try a pair of the Flux RK V/SUAL collab bindings.” — Pat Bridges, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

/ Special collaboration with V/SUAL by Van Styles / Super soft urethane highback with stiff spine / Alpha Base featuring a perfomance blend focused on softness / Adjustable toe and heel ramps and cushions / F-tech 3d fit strap / FTM versa toe cap

/ $215


“Seeing as they’re based out of Seattle, the board designers at K2 know a thing or two about how to artfully craft a bean. In this case, it’s a Cool Bean.” — Tom Monterosso, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

/ A new, open-minded approach to snowboarding / Wider and shorter for a totally new feel underfoot / Not just for powder, but very good in powder / Unlimited lay-down carving toe clearance / So fun. Must try it to believe it.  / Might fit in the trunk of your car

/ $499.95



“Despite the name of the Never Summer West, you can ride this board in any direction you wish.” — Tom Monterosso, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

/ All Mountain / USA made / Ripsaw Rocker Camber Profile / Carbonium Topsheet / Mid Flex / Vario Power Grip Sidecut

/ $569.99

RIDE Berzerker

“Jake Blauvelt is a typical Vermont Liberal riding around with his hybrid all mountain camber. Hippie.” — Pat Bridges, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

/ Jake Blauvelt’s Pro Modelt / Directional Hybrid Camber / Directional Pop Rods® 2.0 / Slimewalls™ / Carbon Array 3™ Laminates / Hybrid Glass / Fusion 4000™ Base

/ $509.95

ROME Libertine

“They say that Rome wasn’t built in a day, but once the company got off the ground, the founders of Rome SDS built the Libertine boot…and it kicks ass.” — Tom Monterosso, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

/ Rich materials / Looks like a skate shoe / Feels like a skate shoe / #1 choice of the Rome team / Technical performance / Bitchin-looking boot

/ $249.99


“The Salomon Villain will help make you the local hero at your hill.” — Tom Monterosso, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

/ Louif Paradis’ Cohort in Crime / Sizes: 147 / 150 / 153 / 155 / 158 / 155w / 158w / Shape: True Twin / Profile: Rock Out Camber / Suspension: Royal Rubber Pads with Slingshot / Base: Sintered EG

/ $449


“The Atlas is the preffered binding of many Union teamsters, and for good reason.” — Tom Monterosso, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

/ Stage 3 Duraflex ST Baseplate / Canted Footbeds / All-New Atlas ASYM Highbacks / Sonicfused Anklestraps / Magnesium Buckles / Lifetime Warranty Base Guarantee

/ $269

VANS Infuse

“We don’t want to come off as too aggressive or creepy, but we here at SNOWBOARDER Magazine demand that you get in the Vans…Infuse. The Vans Infuse.” — Tom Monterosso, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

/ Hybrid Boa Closure Systemt / Flex Control System / Rapidweld underlays / Full-grain waterproof treated leather

/ $359.95