Sometimes you need a great snowboard on a budget. Curated experts make sure to take each snowboarder's budget into account every time they make recommendations. This list brings together their top recommendations for boards under $300. Note, however, that we don't believe in "best of" lists here at Curated – everyone is different and we believe in finding the best gear for you and not generally for the masses. Want a more personalized fit? Don't forget to chat with a Snowboard expert here on Curated for free advice and recommendations on the best board for your needs.
- Dreamscape by Decathlon Park & Ride 500 Snowboard · 2023
- Decathlon SNB 100 Snowboard · Women's · 2023
- Dreamscape by Decathlon Endzone 500 Snowboard · Women's · 2023
- K2 Kandi Youth Snowboard · Girls' · 2022
- Burton Process Smalls Snowboard · Kids' · 2022
- Burton Yeasayer Smalls Snowboard · Women's · 2022
- Jones Prodigy Snowboard · Kids' · 2023
- Salomon Sleepwalker Grom Snowboard · Kids' · 2023
- Salomon Grail Snowboard · Kids' · 2023
- K2 Mini Turbo Snowboard · Boys' · 2023
Dreamscape by Decathlon Park & Ride 500 Snowboard · 2023
Medium flexing all-mountain freestyle board guided more towards intermediate-advanced riders! 6/10 flex for all-mountain versatility. Directional twin with a combination of rocker and camber for a stable ride. Sintered base on this board makes it built for speed!
A wide board great for on-piste and hitting up the park. You can also set the bindings back far for powder!
Decathlon SNB 100 Snowboard · Women's · 2023
This board can handle everything well, a directional twin to make riding switch a breeze while also giving you a little bit more nose for those deep days on the mountain. With a mid flex and standard camber this board is capable of handling everything from off piste, deep carves, and park jumps while staying playful and forgiving with its rocker nose and tail points. Great board for an intermediate to advanced rider, who wants a board that can handle any day on the mountain with ease!
Dreamscape by Decathlon Endzone 500 Snowboard · Women's · 2023
A fun flexing, easy to turn, true twin. This board is great for beginners looking for a forgiving ride, that is catch-free, and playful due to its flat to rocker profile, and its softer flex. Also, due to those same traits, this will make any freestyle rider happy with how easily it butters, and turns at slower speeds. Very solid board for the price! Beginner-intermediate riders looking for fun, easy to turn, flexible board that won't break the bank.
K2 Kandi Youth Snowboard · Girls' · 2022
Burton Process Smalls Snowboard · Kids' · 2022
This would be a board that your son could progress into, since it is on the medium flex end, rather than softer and more forgiving, but I am going to put it out there for you to consider. It is the right length for his weight and height put together. Beginner to intermediate Riders who would like to take it in the park or all-mountain, and who would like to avoid catching an edge. He can ride both directions on this board.
Burton's classic twin-shaped softer flexing freestyle deck, designed for all types of terrain riding, from groomers to park to pow. Made with the same high-quality construction as the adult boards. It has a flat-to-rocker profile, which is great for learning and for those young riders who are ripping hard...great for all skill levels.
- The younger rider looking to progress their riding through the roof!
- The Process is a board that is at home anywhere on the hill.
Burton Yeasayer Smalls Snowboard · Women's · 2022
Another very fun all-mountain board for girls who are looking to keep progressing! It has a flat profile with a nose and tail which are rockered to have more of a catch free forgiving ride. This board is lots of fun!
Jones Prodigy Snowboard · Kids' · 2023
Once again, the spoon-shaped nose and tail will allow for "no-catch" turn initiation and is super confidence-inspiring. The playful flex on this board will allow for some early freestyle progression and the camrock profile will provide float and stability whether ripping the icier terrain on the east coast or the softer stuff out west :) This board is slightly narrower than other youth boards so would want to check on boot size 👌
Salomon Sleepwalker Grom Snowboard · Kids' · 2023
The true twin shaped Sleepwalker Grom is an all mountain freestyle ripper. This board features Rock Out Camber for a mix of forgiveness and edge control, and a Popster Construction for more boost off the lip. BiteFree Edges take the slams out of learning new tricks. Super forgiving and playful feel, great first board to take you to a more advanced level of riding!
Salomon Grail Snowboard · Kids' · 2023
Salomon's top-selling lil grom entry-level board. Twin-shaped, soft flexing, featuring Salomon's Bowl Skate Base made for easy turning with bite-free edges to reduce catching an edge. All-mountain board, great for exploring the whole resort with a smile on your lil ones face!
K2 Mini Turbo Snowboard · Boys' · 2023
A lightweight core with a forgiving flex and a "catch-free" rocker allows a rider to really get on edge without the stress of those frontside or backside whippers. Great board for a beginner but can be taken up a notch as the young rider progresses.
Burton Chicklet Snowboard · Girls' · 2022
The Chicklet is an awesome board to learn on, with Burton quality that will last. The flat profile and catch-free design makes learning turns easier, and the twin shape means it rides and feels the same both ways.
The twin shape is ideal for helping them figure out which foot they like to lead on. Beveled edges make it almost impossible for them to catch an edge on too!
Salomon Grace Snowboard · Kids' · 2023
This one is a little beveled to keep those edges up for you so you don't have to warry about catching. Flay all the way so itll hold up as you get better. Great beginner progression board.
Rossignol EXP Snowboard · 2022
Rossignol's EXP Amptek Snowboard is a directional all-mountain ripper that is playful enough to butter around, but it can blast through choppy snow with authority too. Its directionality comes from a nose that is softer than its tail. Camber underfoot gives a sure footing for charging. Rockered nose and tail add float and maintain playful feel while Amptek edges bite into turns no matter how dull your edges are. Riders of any ability level will find something to like about this board.
Ride Zero Jr Snowboard · Kids' · 2023
Perfect for the progressing rider who wants to hit a little bit of everything. A true twin with a camber/rocker/camber profile that will help out with edge hold and be playful for learning new tricks. A softer flex will be great for those newer riders!
K2 Lil Kat Snowboard · Girls' · 2023
Super playful design with a soft flex and catch-free rocker design brings the contact points out of the snow for easier linking of turns. This is a board for the beginner rider with a flat base and rocker profile on the tip and tail to reduce catching edges.
K2 Lil Mini Snowboard · Boys' · 2023
A true twin board with a flat rocker profile, designed for fun progression and facilitating easy learning. Lightweight and very durable, high quality construction. Soft flexing, so it is easy to maneuver. Great for cruising the groomers, learning how to ride the park, and explore the trees.
Burton Mini Grom Snowboard · Kids' · 2023
Head JR. Rowdy Snowboard · Kids' · 2021
The Head Jr. Rowdy is the perfect option for a less expensive board to get a new rider out on the mountain! Soft and forgiving, this board is ideal for the progressing rider!
Beginner youth looking for a smooth board easy to learn on! Rocker shape is playful and very great for learning how to turn and carve.
Head Defy Youth Junior Snowboard · 2022
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