What should I look for when buying a snowboard?

What should I look for when buying my first snowboard?

Size. When it first comes to getting a board, look for the manufacturers size guide. All snowboards will come with a manufacturers recommendation on what size shred stick you should get. This way, you can look at your height and weight then compare that to the specific size they recommend for that particular model.

What is a good price for a snowboard?

The cost of a good-quality snowboard from a good, reliable snowboarding brand will be anywhere from $400 to $1000.

How much should I pay for my first snowboard?

You could expect to pay about US$100-$300 for a decent used one (and it would probably include bindings), or you could pay about $400-$600 for a new one with bindings.

Can a beginner ride an expert snowboard?

Yes, but it won’t be as enjoyable as riding a snowboard designed for beginners. Advanced snowboards typically are stiffer, have a less forgiving sidecut radius, and sometimes have specialized shapes and taper angles in the tip and tail.

What is the right snowboard size for my height?

Step #1: Use Your Height, Weight, Boot Size and Riding Style

Rider Height (in) Rider Weight (lbs) Snowboard Size (cm)
5ft 115 – 130 133–141
5ft 2in 125 – 135 139–147
5ft 4in 135 – 145 144–152
5ft 6in 140 – 155 149–157
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What is the best snowboard brand?

Best Snowboards 2021-2022

  • Bataleon Whatever – Best Men’s All-Mountain Snowboard.
  • Nidecker Venus – Best Women’s All-Mountain Snowboard.
  • Burton Hometown Hero (Unisex) – Best Freeride Snowboard.
  • CAPiTA Pathfinder – Best Men’s Freestyle Snowboard.
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  • Amplid Souly Grail – Best Men’s Newcomer Snowboard.

How long do snowboards last?

An average snowboard should last a rider between 150 and 200 days of riding. Assuming you handle your board relatively well and don’t grind the base on every rock out there, a rider should experience about 100 days of high riding quality from a new board.

Are snowboards cheaper in the summer?

Whilst it can be hard to think ahead to the next season and buy with more than 6 months before you actually get to use your new board, end of the season is one of the cheapest times to buy (March to June preferably). That goes for any snowboard gear.