Best snowboard wax kits

The Best Snowboard Wax Kits 2019

Snowboard wax kits can often stay below board (pun intended) when it comes to thinking of what snowboard equipment you’re going to need for your trip or a session out on the slopes, especially if you’re a beginner.

More experienced riders know that a well-waxed snowboard is not only going to make your ride more enjoyable but will help prolong the life of your board, so always make sure their board is properly waxed and often will carry wax with them.

If you’ve never been snowboarding before, you may not even realize that snowboard wax is a thing. Surely the snow and ice are slippery enough for the snowboard to move over without the need for wax?

And sure enough, the board will go on most tracks without any wax beneath it, but this makes a self-feeding loop. Even if the board is polished, you will have friction, that will make you go slower, the slower you go, the more you push down on the snow, creating even more friction. Slow and rough movement is the opposite of what you are looking for when boarding.

Using wax changes that significantly. Read More

Guide to the best snowboard bags

The Best Snowboard Bags 2019: Carry Bags, Bags with Wheels & More

By this time in the season, you’ve (hopefully) already been out a couple times on the hill.

You’ve had time to test snowboard and equipment and give them a good workout on the hill or in the park.

But after each run, the same thing happens. You throw that carefully purchased snowboard and boots into some corner of your garage or your basement. That’s why we have found the best snowboard bags around.

If you want to get longevity and even more value for money out of your gear, treating your equipment with care and looking after it will keep everything in better condition for longer.

If you’re serious about the sport, you’ve probably invested a bit of money into getting the right gear. That’s a lot of money you just throw into the back of your car or on some rack in the attic. Find the best snowboard bags for air travel in this article and the best snowboard backpacks. Read More

Best Beginner Snowboards

Best Snowboards for Beginners: The Ultimate Buyers Guide

We’ve heard it said that if you’re going to get into winter sports, and if you’re new to it, the best sport to pick up is snowboarding.

Skiing can be a challenge and many people think that snowboarding is an easier option as we’d have all been on a skateboard when we were kids and wonder “how different can they be?”.

Of course it’s much (like, a lot) easier said than done, but as you start to get better at a sport, you start to look at the options of buying your own equipment and start saving on rental fees.

So you’re practicing hard, getting better with each outing and all that’s left to do is get your very first snowboard.

This can seem daunting if you’re new to snowboarding, but it doesn’t have to be that hard. In fact, we’re going to clear up all the misleading and confusing facts about buying your first snowboard.

We’re going to illuminate the right parts of the board that you need to know, and teach you everything you must understand to head out on the slopes.

But don’t worry. We’re not going to go too in depth. We just want to make sure that you have enough knowledge to buy the right board, strap on and start snowboarding.

You can learn the rest later on. Our goal is to get you out there as fast as possible.

Who knows? Maybe we can share the next chair up. Read More