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Build your own snowboard with PowderJet Snowboards

Build your own snowboard with PowderJet Snowboards

A couple of years ago while at Splinters Board Shop near Sugarbush someone came in talking about the PowderJet “Speed of Sawdust Tour” where this character named Jesse was holding 2-day make-your-own snowboard workshops at a variety of venues from New England to Utah. He […]

Discount Lift Tickets Are Out There if You Know Where to Look

We have written about how to get discounted lift tickets in the past. And most of those strategies are still excellent ones, but there are some new things out there that bear mentioning.   Multi mountain passes are becoming more common. Some just include a […]

Gift Ideas for a Snowboarder or Paddleboarder in RI

Looking for gift ideas for the snowboarder or paddleboarder in your life? Look no further….we have items from stocking stuffers to full packages and everything in between.  Here are a few ideas.   Snowboarding gift ideas Pocketfuel Naturals to stay energized on pow days when […]

Arbor snowboards, skateboards and apparel-collective preservation

  Arbor Collective, maker of snowboards, skateboards and apparel has a huge commitment to the environment.  Using materials like castor bean top sheets and recycled glass for grip on their skate decks, they are doing their part to change the face of the the way […]

Want to learn to snowboard? start reading…

Learning to snowboard can be a bit intimidating…people blasting down the mountain at warp speed, jumping up on rails and boxes, flying off of jumps and stopping within an inch of your life, leaving you with a face full of snow. But it doesn’t have […]

Snowboard Boot Sizing

Snowboard boots are the most important pieces of gear you will buy.  There are a great variety of snowboard boot sizings and styles on the market, from stiff boots designed for increased support, to soft and flexible boots that allow for more freedom of movement.  […]

Snowboarding Outreach: More Common Than You’d Expect

Sometimes it seems that snowboarding still bares the stigma of being mostly for teenagers who are looking for just another way to rebel against mom and dad, and society in general.  A lot of these stereotypes are a carry-over from the days when snowboarders were […]

Women’s Snowboarding Clinics: No Boys Allowed…

Learn to Ride snowboard programs are becoming very popular these days and many resorts in New England are offering women’s snowboard clinics.  Sorry, no boys allowed… Women-specific snowboard programs are designed to make women feel more comfortable while learning and progressing in their riding.  These […]

Discount lift tickets…here’s where to find them

This season looks like it will be a good one for those of us who pine away the warmer months hoping for snow.  Many of the ski areas are getting real snow in addition to the man made stuff and that makes for many happy […]

The snowboard buying season…what it really looks like

The countdown is on…ok, it’s almost over.  The SIA (Snowsports Industries of America) SnowShow 2013 is coming up…ok, it has started.  But we aren’t there yet, so we’re still counting down.  This is the premiere show for the snowsports industries.  This is where we will […]

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