Snowboard Gear Guide

Tried-and-true and new suggestions from the industry's top talent

Most perennial snowboarders don’t buy an entirely new set-up every winter, knowing that nothing fits better than perfectly worn-in gear. To see which pieces have stood the test of time, we polled a group of the industry’s top pro riders and editorial experts to find out the boards they’re hyped on for 2012, and the single piece of gear they continue to rock year after …

2012 Rome SDS Postermania

A test run with Rome Snowboard's newest all-mountain machine

As a nod to those snow-starved few still counting down the days till the first winter storm, we’ve got a sneak peek at Rome SDS‘ 2012 Postermania from a recent trip to Mt. Hood, Oregon. The generous folks at Windells Snowboard Camp provided a variable playground to aid in testing and after a few laps, I was really digging the Reverse-Free Camber Rocker board. Flat …