Ski Nation app

Ski Nation App Review

A while back I got a press release for the Ski Nation app so I figured I’d see what it’s all about. First impressions: It sounds sort of like an EpicMix for the rest of us who don’t ride Vail resorts on the daily.  The Ski Nation App is basically a day-tracking app with some social media integration…

2015 Capita Spring Break Tree Hugger

Capita Spring Break Tree Hugger

One of the best things about going to Test Fest independently is that I had a lot of freedom to ride different boards. One such board was the Tree Hugger, a collaboration between Capita and Corey Smith’s Spring Break Snowboards. Size: The only size it’s available in is 161 Bindings: Hmmm Union Forces maybe? Shape: Kind of…

Ride Helix Snowboard

2015 Ride Helix Snowboard Review

Continuing my all-mountain kick at Test Fest this year, the Ride reps put me on the Alter Ego (review) and the Helix, which has a crazy asymmetric shape. Note: Ride currently has this listed as a “park” board on their website. I’m not sure that’s correct, I was told it’s A/M Freestyle and a few…

2015 Signal Disruptor

2015 Signal Disruptor Snowboard Review

Signal Snowboards went back to the drawing board for the 14/15 season and started from scratch with a new lineup. The Disruptor series is a park board available in flat or traditional camber. I opted for traditional camber. Size: 156 Bindings: 2013 NOW IPO Shape: True twin, blunted nose & tail, camber (also available in…

2015 Capita Ultrafear

2015 Capita Ultrafear Review

The 2015 Capita Ultrafear has a super clean minimalist graphic that tells you to “stay badass”. Wise words, indeed. Flat-rocker seems to be the neglected stepchild of snowboard shapes but I’ve usually found it pretty versatile so hopefully the Ultrafear stacks up to that. Size: 155 Bindings: 2015 Union Contact Pro Shape: True twin with…