Whether its your first or your twentieth, buying the best snowboard for you is always a big decision. Boots and bindings play their part, of course, but no bit of hardware is as likely to define your riding – or cost you more – than your deck.

We’re blessed with an abundance of choice, from those made by tiny start-ups in garages to the output of massive multinational companies. Naturally, this can make deciding which one to buy pretty daunting. The tech spiel can often baffle and confuse, even as it tries to help, and definitely takes some getting used to.

“Whether its your first or your twentieth, buying the best snowboard for you is always a big decision”

With that in mind, we’ve done the legwork for you and boiled down the jargon into plain English, making the board’s purpose – and target customer – clear in every case. For the ones our Test Team got their hands on, you’ll also find in-depth reviews on what the board is actually like to ride.

Along with price and sizes, we’ve included the key categories that define each board – check out our guide to Flex, Shape and Profile for more on those. Details on everything else, from core weight to effective edge, can be found simply by visiting the brands’ websites; or better yet, by perusing the range in your local shop.

For now, though, here are the best snowboards for 2015/2016 as chosen by Whitelines:
Scroll through the list to your heart’s content, or skip to your favourite brand using the links below.

Amplid | Arbor | Bataleon | Burton | CAPiTA | DC | Drake | Elan | Endeavor | Flow | Gnu | Head | Jones | K2 | Korua | Lib Tech | Never Summer | Nidecker | Nitro | Ride | Rome | Roxy | Salomon | Slash | Smokin | Stepchild | Technine | Volkl | YES

All photographs by Sami Tuoriniemi

Production: Ed Blomfield / Mike Brindley / Andrew Duthie / Sami Tuoriniemi

Amplid Paradigma Snowboard 2015-2016

Amplid’s all mountain Paradigma has had a good revamp for the coming season, mellowing out on camber, and sticking in an early rise outside the inserts to make it more powder-hungry than ever. Built with a directional shape, it’s dead easy to ride and comes in with a mid-stiff flex, carbon stringers for extra pop

Arbor A-Frame Snowboard 2015-2016

Freeriders with a thirst for speed should look no further than the Arbor A-Frame. Its poplar/paulownia core is reinforced with carbon rods, and the directional camber profile is definitely made for high octane gunning in deep snow. Extra contact points under the bindings are in place for extra edge hold, and the traditional contact points are slightly raised for a slightly looser feel until you engage the edge. A stiff whip, recommended for experienced riders.

Arbor Foundation Snowboard 2015-2016

The Arbor Foundation sits happily as the entry-level stick in their range, and utilises a mellow rocker profile and directional twin that’ll give any rider a warm welcome and forgiving feel.

Built with a mid flex to allow for a fair bit of versatility, it’s got a simple but effective poplar core and biax glass, as well extruded base that’ll repair easily – all kindly reflected in a very reasonable price point.

Arbor Swoon Women’s Snowboard 2015-2016

Available in both Camber and Rocker variations – the Arbor Swoon is an effective all mountain whip for ladies with intermediate skills looking to progress. Its mountain-twin shape and flex is paired up with ‘Thunderhead’ tips to give extra speed when you’re riding deep snow, and Griptech sidecuts with raised contact points give extra hold when you commit to a turn, but won’t punish you for every little wobble in between.

Bataleon Disaster Snowboard 2015-2016

The Bataleon Disaster is about as jib focussed as it gets, especially if you’re a fan of triple base technology. Bataleon have loaded it with a soft camber profile with Jib TBT, which has the widest middle section they offer, giving you max surface area for pressing on rails and buttering around – ideal for rail-heavy park setups or taking to the streets.

Bataleon Evil Twin Snowboard 2015-2016

The Bataleon Evil Twin needs no introduction for many. Its TBT peddling, mid-flex formula has been exceedingly popular for a good long time now.

Classic but mellow camber meets subtly raised edge sections in the tip and tail, making it more difficult to unintentionally bury an edge and end up face down on this all rounder. Thankfully that also translates to happy days floating in powder too.

Bataleon Magic Carpet Snowboard 2015-2016

Brand new to the range this season – the Bataleon Magic Carpet is intended to help you fly through the powder like nothing else – but our testers also loved it on side hits, piste and in the trees.

Its supercharged TBT has wider side sections for ultimate float, and although its true twin shape rides shorter than usual, carbon reinforcement and lightweight Kevlar give it a responsive and stability feel, without making it overly stiff.

 

Burton Barracuda Snowboard 2015-2016

Ooooh, Barracuda! The perfect whip for cruising through all terrain with Heart ringing in your headphones – Burton’s Barracuda is a directional ripper with a clean new topsheet, and a fresh Directional Flying V profile to go with it.

Long rocker in the nose makes it ideal for powdery pillow lines, and Frostbite edges cut through icy conditions with ease, but its not too stiff to have a bit of a play on the piste either.

Burton Blunt Snowboard 2015-2016

Coming in with a very reasonable price point, and considerable tech – the Burton Blunt aims to offer the best of both worlds with its Flying V profile; an overall rocker profile is forgiving, but comes backed by camber sections under foot for snap and clean turning. Twin in flex and shape, it’s a versatile freestyler that will probably be most at home with beginner to intermediate riders.

Burton Clash Snowboard 2015-2016

The long-standing standard setter for entry level boards, Burton’s Clash might be intended for beginners, but when it came to carving our testers found it compared favourably to boards a lot higher up the food chain.

Built with a flat profile and directional twin shape – it’s been flattened out slightly this year, making it more versatile in the long run, and an upward bend at the contact points apparently makes it easier to turn than ever before.

Burton Custom Snowboard 2015-2016

The Burton Custom is more of a family of boards than a single model nowadays, with six variations this year – all based on the original camber version we have here.

The concept is nothing new: (slightly) directional twin shape, mid-stiff flex, do-it-all ethos – but the Custom has inherited new tech in ‘Squeezebox’ construction and carbon-augmented glass, making it feel like an updated classic!

Burton Custom Flying V Snowboard 2015-2016

Personal preference is essentially what’s going to help you decide whether you want the classic camber Burton Custom, or the Flying V version here.

With a rockered bend at waist, camber towards either end, slightly stiff mid-flex, this will obviously have a slightly less natural pop and edge hold than it’s big brother, but there’s still nothing you can’t take it – and it’s down in price since last year too!

Burton Custom Twin Snowboard 2015-2016

You’ll find heaps of options if you’re looking in to Burton’s Custom snowboard range, but the Custom Twin stood out particularly for us this season.

Its variation on the traditional quiver killing Custom formula is, you guessed it, a true twin shape and flex, leaning this more towards days in the park. Asymmetric arrangement of the Frostbite edges means this maintains a mirror image shape, but engages at different points on the heel and toe for a balanced feel.

Burton Custom X Snowboard 2015-2016

The supercharged Burton Custom X is, as always – the Burton Custom turned up to eleven; and in the process it is of course turned into its own beast, which makes it more suited to a different style of rider.

Laced with carbon fleece, it’s been built for a responsive, speedy ride, which will carve clean lines through corduroy. Standard camber and a stiffer flex keep it aggressive and sharp – and undoubtedly this isn’t one for first time buyers.

Burton Feelgood Women’s Snowboard 2015-2016

Available in both standard camber and Flying V profiles, the Burton Feelgood is Kelly Clark’s ride of choice, and comes in in a directional twin package that’ll help you take it beyond the contest killing circuit that she’s renowned for.

Squeezebox profiling reduces weight on this one, while carbon highlights add strength and response to a freestyle friendly package that will be plenty stable when you’re coming in for big hits.

Burton Fish Snowboard 2015-2016

If you have aspirations of finding yourself swimming in seas of crisp dry powder, this fine-finned friend could well be your best choice of steed. It’s surf inspired, and Terje Haakonsen has had a hand in the design!

The flat profile with a rockered nose is built to float, and a short swallowtail sinks quickly to give you rapid turning abilities in deep snow. It’s probably one for the quiver builders unless you have Niseko, Japan hidden in your backyard.

Burton Flight Attendant Snowboard 2015-2016

Burton’s Flight Attendant is a firm favourite of a certain Morzine-based member of the Whitelines staff – and as an all-terrain ready freestyler, you can probably see how it’s an ideal one-board quiver for powder favouring riders, who like to tear around resort too.

Built with a directional camber profile and freeride geometry, it’s balanced out for a twin freestyle feel too – and offers turning power, all in one package!

Burton Lip-Stick Women’s Snowboard 2015-2016

The Burton Lip-Stick is a true twin with a versatile mid flex, and a flat-rocker profile that’ll help you float in deeper terrain. It’s meant to sit as a more playful version of the Feelgood in Burton’s range.

Packed with Squeezebox tech to keep weight down, Frostbite edges for added traction, and a speedy sintered base – it’s certainly got a lot going for it.

Burton Nug Snowboard 2015-2016

The short, wide construction of the Burton Nug has divided opinions in the past – but the Flying V profile version has certainly got our testers convinced! Ridden 10cm shorter than your normal board, it’s a playfull lightweight addition to your quiver that’ll have you spinning off side-hits like a whirling dervish.

Burton Parkitect Snowboard 2015-2016

If you’re into traditional camber, and want a poppy whip with plenty of edge hold for big features, the freestyle-focussed Burton Parkitect should be right up your street.

It’s had its core asymmetrically built to work with the natural movements you make when you turn – and the traditional formula with a mid-flex works to help this charge and carve on piste too.

Burton Process Snowboard 2015-2016

Frequently found under the feet of one Mark McMorris – the Burton Process is a true twin board absolutely built to push your freestyle chops beyond their current boundaries.

Available in classic camber, as well as a few variants for the less traditional, you’ll find it’s easy to ride, and provides heaps of control on its edges, as well as a tonne of pop – especially if you go with the original profile.

Burton Process Off-Axis Snowboard 2015-2016

While we’ve already mentioned the McMorris carrying Burton Process – the Burton Process Off-Axis has been realigned so that the Frostbite Edges and Squeezebox profiling are tuned to work with a park rider’s twin stance.

Elsewhere it’s still the softer version of the Custom Twin, with a powerful camber profile, mid flex, speedy sintered base and true twin shape.

Burton Socialite Women’s Snowboard 2015-2016

A soft flex asymmetrical twin board for ladies who are keen to ride piste, park and powder – the Burton Socialite has plenty to offer, regardless of your ability level.

Profile wise, it draws a flat line to give you the best of both worlds – there’s enough pop on offer, but it’s still buttery, and a soft and forgiving feel doesn’t necessarily mean you’re left lacking when you want to progress.

Burton Talent Scout Women’s Snowboard 2015-2016

Now in its second year, the Burton Talent Scout is a hybrid creation based on the classic camber model. To take the edge off, however, the Big B have put in flat zones just outside the bindings so you’re less likely to catch an edge or hang up on rails.

Best suited to piste and park chargers, it’s mid-stiff with an asymmetrical twin shape and has received plenty of praise from testers in a short amount of time so far. Take a run on this year’s version, and we’re sure you’ll see why.

Burton Tough Cat Snowboard 2015-2016

Burton’s Tough Cat has clearly been made for heavy hitting riders, who want a board that’ll sail both on and off piste. Stiff flex, setback camber, directional shape and exclusively large sizes help set this one apart from the pack.

Built for all terrain speed, hard carving, and instant control when you demand it – you might have to put more in to get the most of this one, but it’ll give back in spades.

Burton Trick Pony Snowboard 2015-2016

Flat base and true in its twin shape, the Burton Trick Pony sticks to its guns this year, keeping hold of its freestyle focussed all-rounder assets.

Our testers found it exceeded expectations in fresh snow, with a large surface area on the nose and tail providing float. But it also provided plenty of play on piste, with enough power for aggressive runs as well as the freestyle chops that the name suggests.

CAPiTA Black Snowboard of Death Snowboard 2015-2016

CAPiTA’s flagship model, the Black Snowboard of Death is over a decade old, but it’s yet to become stale. Built on an all mountain directional shape and hybrid camber profile, it’s reinforced with four carbon rods for added response.

That’s not to say that it feels particularly stiff or punishing though, we found it cruisey and lightweight – an ideal choice for a seasonaire who wants to kill it all.

CAPiTA Charlie Slasher Snowboard 2015-2016

Built with an internal strip of sidewall material, the CAPiTA Charlie Slasher is a powder board that’s well prepared if you should decide to DIY it into a splitboard for yourself.

Its flat directional profile with a rockered nose has long made it an excellent choice for float – and a slightly tapered tail won’t stop you riding switch, but will aid sinkage in deep snow.

CAPiTA Defenders Of Awesome Snowboard 2015-2016

With two movies now sharing the moniker, Defenders of Awesome has become more of an all-encompassing idea for CAPiTA than just the name on a snowboard – but that’s not to say that this isn’t a rad ride in it’s own rights.

A true twin freestyle, it’s most at home jibbing around and teaching you new tricks in the park, and has certainly been made to take a battering.

CAPiTA Horrorscope Snowboard 2015-2016

Who hasn’t had their head turned by the standout graphics and excellent price point reputation of the CAPiTA Horrorscope?

Packed in a true twin rocker, you’ll find a freestyle board that is made to jib and press like a pro, but isn’t lacking in edge control either. Designed to sustain abuse, it’s a frequent choice for urban features too.

CAPiTA Jess Kimura Pro Women’s Snowboard 2015-2016

We would never go so far as to say that if you want to shred like Jess Kimura, you should ride the same snowboard she rides, but if you do seek similar ripping skills, the CAPiTA Jess Kimura Pro isn’t going to hurt.

Canuck tweaked with maple wood in the core, it’s a hybrid camber true twin, with response added by two carbon beams running the length of the core – and it went down a storm with our test team!

CAPiTA Slush Slasher Snowboard 2015-2016

Zero points for guessing where this CAPiTA/Spring Break creation is designed to be ridden – the Slush Slasher is undoubtedly most at home when the sun comes out, and everything starts to get a little softer underfoot.

High in surface area, it rides a little short but has been designed to sink back and float through both powder and crud, while wide contact points allow you to throw surfy carving moves all over the mountain.

CAPiTA Supermacho Snowboard 2015-2016

Built exclusively for riders with bigger boots, the CAPiTA Supermacho is a wide ride that definitely sated the appetite of our tallest tester.

It features a subtle directional twin shape, which still works a treat when riding switch, and a hybrid camber that provides stability at high speed, while leaving enough rocker in the nose to float in deep snow.

CAPiTA The Outsiders Snowboard 2015-2016

Big kicker hunters will find themselves well at home on CAPiTA’s The Outsiders, which sits between the jibby Horrorscope, and more powerful NAS in their range.

Offering a traditional camber, with flat sections at the contact points, it aims to give edge hold and pop, without being too stiff or skittish.

CAPiTA Ultrafear Snowboard 2015-2016

Ask any CAPiTA Ultrafear rider and they’ll have undoubtedly have heaps to say about it, as it’s garnered a significant loyal following in a short space of time.

Flat based with a true twin shape, it fits in the park-focussed (with a distinctive outline) category, and doesn’t lack on tech either with Kevlar stability helping to push it out onto the piste and powder.

DC Biddy Women’s Snowboard 2015-2016

Thankfully, the price isn’t the only great thing about DC’s Biddy, although even if it were, there would still undoubtedly be heaps of happy ladies with it in their collection.

The Biddy is a true twin rocker with a mid flex that’s forgiving and flexible, but will still hold true on hard pack as long as you’re not gunning it. Perfect for park and side hits.

DC Focus Snowboard 2015-2016

The DC Focus is a rocker board designed for a forgiving flow through your personal progression. It sits bang in the middle in terms of flex so you’re not under-gunned for power, but don’t get bucked off either.

As a true twin, its quite clearly freestyle focussed, and a 3 degree edge bevel will ease things up even when you’re hitting rails and don’t want to hang up.

DC Ply Snowboard 2015-2016

Another board with a beneficial disparity between its price and performance – the DC Ply offers plenty while asking for relatively little in return.

It achieves this through the use of a camber profile with flat sections under the feet, giving it all the pop and power you could ask for while keeping a skatey feel at its core.

Drake Squad Snowboard 2015-2016

Flat profiles work well for fence-sitting riders who want the best of both worlds without having to fork out for multiple boards – and that’s exactly who the Drake Squad has been put in place for.

It’s leaning towards freestyle with a low swing weight blunted nose and tail, detuned edges and extruded base, but equally versatile with a directional twin shape. The flat profile also means it’ll hold an edge but won’t won’t kill you with edge catches – and incase you’re worried about pop, Drake have loaded it with a premium pop core and biax glass for response and a mid-soft feel.

Drake Misty Women’s Snowboard 2015-2016

The soft feel of the Drake Misty offers plenty to play with for ladies of the park persuasion, with a subtle Microcamber profile giving easy freestyle pop that isn’t too aggressive.

Pressability is high on the Misty’s list of credentials, and detuned edges work with an extruded base help make this super rail friendly. Obviously it’s a twin tip too, and a blunted shape will keep swing weight down when you’re spinning onto jib features.

Only running in sizes up 149, it’s not going to be one if you’re after a burly all-rounder, but as a fun freestyler it’ll do the job for sure.

Elan Aurora Snowboard 2015-2016

With a DG top sheet that allows the design to be printed straight onto the top laminate, the Elan Aurora is not just a women’s all terrain rocker; it’s also a very lightweight board to boot.

Built on a directional twin shape with a soft-mid flex, it’s been made to be buttery smooth and features an extruded base, and impact absorbing ABS S1 sidewalls for optimal energy transfer from bindings to edges.

The formula here means if you’re a beginner or intermediate rider looking for something fun with easy progression you’re in luck – and thanks to that lightweight construction you’ll be happy to have longer days on the hill without the strain.

Elan El Grande Snowboard 2015-2016

Unsurprisingly, Elan’s El Grande is one for larger riders – and it comes with the tag line ‘widest board in the world’ just in case you wanted to be sure.

The waist on this runs up to 284mm for a size 171 board, which is huge! But it’s not just designed with surface space in mind. The board is made for powerful all mountain shred, with a blunted directional shape to reduce weight, and Elan’s most pronounced camber profile. It’s mid-stiff in flex, but utilises sidecuts which promote manoeuvrability and a quick edge to edge transition, so regardless of the size you ride, you won’t find it feeling like a plank.

Endeavor Color Snowboard 2015-2016

Endeavor have made a bit of a switch up this season, becoming the first company to liscence Burton’s ‘Channel’ system, but underneath, the Color is still very much the same long standing favourite as it was last year.

The flat camber base has raised contacts for a friendly feel, and carbon beams combined with a speedy sintered base mean you aren’t going to be lacking in power off hits.

Endeavor Guerilla Snowboard 2015-2016

Endeavor’s take on an all terrain ride with a hybrid camber that provides something for everyone – the Guerilla is built on a camber profile with raised contact points to give riders pop off the hits, and a loose skatey feel on piste.

At it’s heart, the Endeavor Guerilla is has a poplar wood core with birch reinforcement around the Channel binding mount system, as well as seamless sidewall tech so it’ll stand up to a bit of punishment.

It’s got a soft-mid flex, reinforcing that freestyle feel, and an extruded base to allow for easy repairs.

Flow Rush Snowboard 2015-2016

The Flow Rush is displayed here with all its tech on show under a clear topsheet. The production model looks like this, but the inner workings will remain the same.

Packed with urethane Kush technology for impact absorption and reduced chatter, it’s an all mountain rocker ride, with a directional twin shape for cutting lines through all sorts of snow.

Tech-wise it also features bamboo beams and carbon stringers for response and further reduced impact, and comes ready to split with an internal ABS stringer running tip to tail.

Flow Silhouette Women’s Snowboard 2015-2016

Flow’s entry-level Silhouette is an ideal women’s ride for building confidence and enjoying every step up the ladder as you begin to progress.

Built on a soft flex, with a flat rocker profile, it’s a true twin which will be most at home on mellow piste days and flowing through smaller park features – although thanks to the rocker it should float happily through side-piste powder too.

Hang ups shouldn’t be a problem with the profile as it is, and a smooth 3-DT sidecut will help with first turns – elsewhere the Optix 2000 base, and Tru-Flex core are built to stay strong and handle the school of hard knocks.

Gnu Original Swallowtail Carver Snowboard 2015-2016

Gnu’s Original Swallowtail Carver might look the spitting image of its 1983 inspiration – but under the retro graphic and shape it’s packing all the modern tech you could possibly want.

What this adds up to is a swallowtail ride that carves like a dream, and has heaps of float in powder, but exceeds all expectations when it comes to fun freestyle chops too.

Gnu Velvet Gnuru Women’s Snowboard 2015-2016

The Gnu Velvet Gnuru is a choice that Mervin offer for female riders who want one weapon to do it all. Born from a hybrid profile with rocker between the feet and mellow camber under the inserts, it allows you to engage the Magne-traction edges when you want, but equally retain float for deeper snow.

Gnu Zoid Snowboard 2015-2016

Available in options for both goofy and regular riders, the Gnu Zoid is asymmetrical snowboard riding pushed up to eleven.

The instantly distinctive shape is meant to be ergonomically efficient, and comes in combination with a rocker profile between the feet and elliptical camber outside the inserts to help you slay everything.

Watch it in action and you’ll see that it’s a versatile number, despite the unusual directional shape – crafted for laying out carves on the piste, slashing in powder and throwing big stylish shapes in the air; and thanks to the profile and Magne-traction combo it’ll be friendly for all levels of rider too.

Head Force i. KERS Snowboard 2015-2016

With technology borrows from Formula 1 racing, you can bet that the Head Force i. KERS packs a punch.

The Kinetic Energy Recovery System it utilises is meant to store energy in the turn and unleash it as you come out, giving you all sorts of extra speed.

Obviously this isn’t for everyone, but if you’re a hard charging camber fan who’s into their freestyle, the Force I. KERS could be right up your street. It’s a subtly directional twin, with the inserts set back 1cm, and added basalt stringers and bamboo for pop.

Head Rush Snowboard 2015-2016

The Head Rush is designed to offer an easy entry-level ride, and peddles all the widely accepted features that make for an ideal first foray into snowboarding.

A lightweight poplar core provides the framework for a rocker profile, true twin with an extruded base that’s sure to be reliable and hardwearing – and an incredibly friendly price point gives essential bonus points to a relatively frill-free design. Nevertheless, if you’re looking for a first board with limited funds it’ll provide a fun catch-free ride.

Jones Flagship Snowboard 2015-2016

Leading the charge for Jeremy’s line of snowboards, the Jones Flagship is a charging camber ride, with a long rocker nose that lends it perfectly to powder.

Speedy piste days will transfer seamlessly into powder and sluff blasting with ease – and oak dampening will help keep you comfortable through it all.

Jones Hovercraft Snowboard 2015-2016

Powder-chasing professionals (or those that would like to be one) have trusted the Jones Hovercraft since its inception. Its short crescent tail and large spoon nose are ideal for float, but help keep the ride nifty through trees. In short if you dream of heading for Japan, this should be in your board bag.

Jones Mountain Twin Snowboard 2015-2016

In a line up of beardy freeriders, the Jones Mountain Twin is the freestyle-focussed park kid. But don’t think for a moment you’re looking at a noodly jib stick.

Packing a camber-heavy profile, it’s made for powerful hits and pop, and will still handle the whole mountain with stability when you need it to.

Jones Storm Chaser Snowboard 2015-2016

With surf influences introduced from shaper Chris Christenson, the Jones Storm Chaser is a swallowtail stick and off-piste specialist.

In testing we found it really came to life at speed in wide-open cruisey fields, and with a wide design it’ll really float up and over deep snow, like its water-borne cousins.

Jones Twin Sister Women’s Snowboard 2015-2016

Taking the Mountain Twin and making it work for ladies is more than just giving it a different graphic – and the Jones Twin Sister might be closely related to its male counterpart, but every detail has been tweaked for women.

Nevertheless it’s designed to fill the same gap in the Jones line – an all mountain stick with a freestyle leaning, directional twin shape and hybrid camber to slay it all.

K2 CarveAir Snowboard 2015-2016

Put Tim Eddy at the helm of board design, and the K2 CarveAir is just one of the many wild possibilities you could end up with – but it just so happens that this is what he’ll be favouring coming into this season.

Instantly recognisable from its silhouette, this directional ride is more versatile than it looks – capable of precise carving, big hits, piste and powder charging and much more.

K2 Cool Bean Snowboard 2015-2016

A short 144 build and about as wide as they come – the K2 Cool Bean is a pretty unique specimen in this year’s line up.

Fantastically directional and capable of locking into a carve, it’s obviously at home cutting fast turns in deep snow, but we’ve seen it taken to the park with relative success too. This one might just surprise you.

K2 Fastplant Snowboard 2015-2016

The K2 Fastplant is a freestyle board than many will be familiar with, and if you’ve liked it in the past, chances are this year’s version will still be right up your street. Flat profile, true twin, reinforced with a built in ollie-bar made of carbon Kevlar and urethane, it’s the perfect storm for tricking all over the mountain.

K2 Happy Hour Snowboard 2015-2016

Tim Eddy’s ride of choice before the CarveAir – the K2 Happy Hour is a relatively stiff freestyler which will take a bit of work, but does provide powerful pop in return!

Kickers and side hits are firmly in its territory, but it won’t let you down with a classic carve either.

K2 Joy Driver Snowboard 2015-2016

A fresh one from the workshop, the K2 Joy Driver comes in place of the popular Zeppelin this year, and with the endorsement of big mountain man Lucas Debari.

At its heart it’s an all mountain slayer, with high speeds under control and a pipe-ready camber-based profile, without loosing low-speed fun altogether.

K2 Raygun Snowboard 2015-2016

Pay little heed to the low price tag – you’re getting plenty to play with in the K2 Raygun, even if it’s not armed to the teeth with tech.

This flat profiled, directional ride is about as friendly as they come, and will provide endless happy days on snow, regardless of the conditions. Encouraging you to progress with stability and effortless playfulness and turns.