Posted January 29, 2014 by Travis in Uncategorized

Beginners Guide to Splitboarding

Splitboarding can be a bit overwhelming to get started.  There is a lot more gear that is involved that regular snowboarding, then you have to throw in the safety concerns and backcountry knowledge.  You may have questions like “Should I build my own DIY splitboard out of an old snowboard or just go buy a new factory split splitboard?”

We put together a set of basic guides for anyone interested in learning to splitboard.  We covered each major topic from a beginners point of view to provide a great starting point.  Take a look at each chapter, we will continue to add content, provide stories, instructions, and more learnings.

Chapter 1: The Basics of Splitboarding

Chapter 2: How Does a Splitboard Work?

Chapter 3: What do I need to get started?

Chapter 4: Should I make or buy a Splitboard?

Chapter 5: What types of Splitboards are there?

Chapter 6: What type of Splitboard bindings are there?

Chapter 7: What types of Splitboard boots are there?

Chapter 8: What are the risk of Splitboarding

Chapter 9: Myths about Splitboarding

Chapter 10: Splitboarding for exercise


Jones Snowboards Men’s Ultracraft Splitboard

Jones Snowboards Men’s Ultracraft Splitboard

Weston Snowboards Backwoods Splitboard

Weston Snowboards Big Chief Splitboard

Weston Snowboards Range Splitboard

Jones Snowboards Boy’s Discovery Splitboard

K2 Snowboards Ultra Split Splitboard
SALE $419.97
Reg. $699.95

Jones Snowboards Discovery Splitboard – Youth
SALE $419.30
Reg. $599.00

Salomon Snowboards Split Splitboard


Snowboarding for over 20 years now, Travis has taken it to the backcountry. Traveling the Mid West experiencing all things snowboarding and splitboarding.