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Pieps Micro First Look

My first avalanche transceiver was the original Ortovox S1, which sported 3 antennas, a slick grid search, and looked like a transponder from Star Trek. Considering flip phones were just on the way out and myspace was still relevant it didn’t seem out of place. As the rest of technology changed over the years I […]

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We’re Moving!

Why did the chicken cross the road? To get his snowboard waxed! In other words… We’re moving across the street! What that means for you: -Easy to find- No more huge snow bank hiding us! -More accessibility- Plenty of parking and no huge hill to hike up. -The possibility of skiing to the shop from […]

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Get the Most out of Your Splitboard Skins

When we first started splitboarding, we learned really quickly that the riding wasn’t going to be the hard part!  On the uphill, we slipped.  We fell.  We slid down the hill.  We got our skis tangled.  What were we supposed to do with these darn poles?!  We blamed the snow.  We blamed the skins.  We […]

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What Gear do I need to Splitboard?

So you’re thinking about Splitboarding.  Congratulations!  You couldn’t make a better, and more life changing decision!  Splitboarding comes with many demands.  Some of which include physical strength, mental strength, discipline, partnership, and sponeneity!  It brings adventure, solitude, and life-long companionship.  You wont regret it! But where do you start?  The list seems huge!  Do I […]

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Do I Need an Inside Edge?

This question pops up all the time, read on for our response! The Question: “Hi,. A few months ago, I contacted you through the Splitboarders of Washington Facebook page about getting a board split this summer. I am at the point where I am trying to make my final decision about which route I want […]

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4th Annual Easton Quarter Pipe Jam

Once a year, the Easton Saloon welcomes a big crowd of snowboarders to drink a couple adult beverages and build a snowboard park in their outdoor beer garden. The Saloon is a pretty laid back place, you can warm your toes by the fireplace, while you warm your tummy with some tasty cocktails. It really […]

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Intro to Splitboarding Clinic @ Vertfest 2016

Vertfest at Alpental is a gathering of skiers and snowboarders who have an appreciation for the uphill travel as much as the downhill. The annual “skimo” race is probably one of he most grueling events we have witnessed that people willingly participate in during the winter. The race invites skiers and splitboarders to challenge Alpental’s […]

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Chair 2 Winter 12/13 Edit

We realized that we never posted this up on our site! Here is a look back at our 12/13 season, we had a killer late season that year and we were able to take full advantage.

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How to Choose the Right Board to Cut

”  How do I choose what board I should split?” We hear this question a lot. Okay, that’s an understatement. We hear this question multiple times per day. You’re probably thinking of cutting that old ______ collecting dust and rust, that you haven’t ridden in years. Let’s kill that idea before it goes any further. […]

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Behind the Scenes @ Chair 2

Our custom splitboards are built in a three stage, three person process! First, your board gets handed off to our good friend Niel to get chopped in half!  He uses a fancy track saw made by Festool to make your board fit super tight and clean. (See the video of the cut below!)  Next, Brendon […]

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