Tag: women specific snowboards

Women specific snowboard gear should mean more than “shrink it and pink it”

For years there has been a theme in women’s sports equipment of taking the men’s version, making it smaller, and throwing some pink on it. Then it is magically supposed to work for, and appeal to women. For some women that works- anything that is […]

What is the Future of Women’s Snowboarding?

There seems to be a big divide in the women’s snowboarding industry. This has been weighing heavily on me for some time now, and in light of our recent preview of next season’s gear, it’s forefront on my mind. Is the industry “dumbing things down” […]

The future of women’s snowboarding…the good news

There’s a lot of new stuff for women out there next year. There are more quality boards, additional entry-level boards, and improvements in technical apparel. We still have a long way to go, but it’s a great start. Maybe if we have the same equipment […]

Stratton 2016/2017 Demo Women’s Snowboarding Gear Preview- Gnu Girls’

The past two years we have been super lucky weather-wise at the demos…powder? Yes, please. This year, not so much. We had incredibly hard, ice chunky conditions on Tuesday, torrential rains on Wednesday, and more shiny hard stuff at the top on Thursday, with much […]

Salomon Snowboards-the women’s all mountain collection

We are always apprehensive about ski companies that get into the snowboard game. But we have been really impressed with Salomon Snowboards’ deep line of snowboarding gear. They have a full range of boards, boots, and bindings starting from an entry level, price point setup, […]

Women’s powder boards, possibly the most fun snowboard in your quiver

If you get to log a lot of days on the mountain in a season, or if you find yourself lucky enough to ride at a variety of different places, you might find that having a quiver of snowboards makes the most sense. On the […]

Never Summer Women’s Proto Type Two

We hit up a demo at Killington last week, and with no eye toward what to order, we got to ride whatever we wanted. When we arrived Never Summer and Launch were the only two snowboard companies set up.   Knowing that Never Summer was […]

Women’s snowboarding- is it finally making a mark on the industry?

There has been a lot of talk over the past several years about the decline of snowboarding. Much of it has been attributed to the original snowboarders being older now and having families and responsibilities that keep them from the hill. But whether snowboarding is […]

What’s new in women’s snowboarding gear for 2017/2018- Stratton Demos part 1

Despite driving home in a blizzard and brining the flu home with us, we had an excellent week at Stratton testing out some of the coolest stuff coming next season.  I approached things a little differently this year focusing on bindings much more than usual […]

Women’s snowboarding gear preview part 2

Day 2 of the Stratton demo was full of new women’s snowboarding gear. This year was all about trying some different stuff. We always stick pretty close to the brands we carry, and this year we decided to branch out from that and see what […]


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