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- Lib Tech Cold Brew Snowboard · 2023
- Lib Tech T.Rice Pro Snowboard · 2023
- Lib Tech Orca Snowboard · 2023
- Lib Tech Golden Orca Snowboard · 2023
- Lib Tech T.Rice Golden Orca Snowboard · 2023
Lib Tech Cold Brew Snowboard · 2023
Summary: This is an awesome choice if you're looking for something that can rip up the whole mountain and are planning on doing a lot of riding in deeper snow or riding off-piste (riding in the woods, on ungroomed snow, etc). It's versatile enough that it'll be plenty fun on your average groomer day, but it is a freeride board at heart so on those powder and/or woods days this thing is going to let you charge!!
- It's got a setback stance and a big ol' nose meaning that it'll easily cruise through deep snow or over bumpy terrain without your legs burning from leaning back! Less leg burn=more fun!!
- Lib Tech uses "magne-traction" on all their boards including this one. it's essentially a finely serrated edge which digs into hardpacked snow and gives you better traction! Great for icy days when everyone else has no edge control!
Why I personally love it: I enjoy the fact that that Lib Tech decided to use a ECO Sublimated TNT base (Yes I geek out on things like this). This style of base is eco-friendly AND is super easy to maintain and keep waxed so it'll continue to ride "like-new" even if you hardly ever do any maintenance.
Riders who are looking for a fun, directional all-mountain board that will have your back in all conditions. Lib tech’s C2 profile gives you the rocker in the middle and the camber under the feet for that increased edge hold when you need it and the float when you don’t! The Magne-traction tech from Lib Tech will ensure that same edge hold when you are riding through those icier conditions and keep you gripped into that hard pack! This board is a mid-stiff flexing board that is stable and fun to ride. It has tons of pop, so you can also hit those jumps and side hits with no issue. Although it’s considered a directional board, it isn’t overly directional, making switch riding still definitely possible with minimal extra effort!
All-mountain freestyle/freeride board that does it all from park to pow, especially when things get deep! Incredible carving ability like the rest of Mervin Manufacturing's lineup is equipped with Magne-Traction that gives tons of edge hold even on the iciest of days, "turns ice into pow" is the motto Magne-Traction carries and it holds true anywhere. A mid to stiff flex offering a perfect balance to charge hard but not too stiff to hinder its playfulness. C2 hybrid camber profile is a perfect profile for a playful ride and powerful camber under foot for carving, edge hold and pop.
Lib Tech T.Rice Pro Snowboard · 2023
A true beast of it's kind, named and shredded by one of the best freeriders of our era, Travis Rice. True and tested in the back country of Jackson Hole, this board is designed to be sent off some major powder pillows and flow the smoothest lines known to human kind. Longer camber sections underfoot with a short rocker in the middle will have you smiling with every carve. Mid to slightly stiffer flexing but the rocker in the center really makes this board easy to press. The ultimate park and powder experience awaits!
This twin board is second to none in delivering maximum versatility in backcountry terrain and is just as fun playing around the resort and through the park. C2 camber profile - rocker in-between the feet and camber underfoot for precision turning and maneuverability. Magne-traction for max edge old on firmer snow or ice. Mid-stiff flexing and horsepower (HP) construction providing strong stability and dampening for the hard charger and sender.
Lib Tech Orca Snowboard · 2023
Summary: The Lib Tech Orca is a powder board and will slay as much powder as you can throw at it, but it's sooo much more than that! It's built to be a freeride board and wants to get sendy off of every little bump, hump, and drop you can find! You'll be boosting airs and landing in powder like it's nothing and is an amazing board for riding fresh snow! It can even act as an all-mountain board for cruising those early morning groomers, a true all-in-one shredstick!
This board has a really interesting profile for a powder snowboard! It's got a small amount of rocker in the middle with camber underfoot! This camber is going to give you a ton of power to fly through turns, pop to blast off of sidehits, and stability to charge through gnarly off-piste lines!
This is a volume-shifted board, meaning it's wider than your average board but also meant to be ridden shorter than your average board. The width gives it plenty of float in deep snow, but it's smaller size makes it super nimble and great for weaving through tight spaces on a powder day (or dodging little kids on groomers)!
Why I personally love this snowboard: Lib Tech uses "magne-traction" in all their snowboards which are serrations on the edge of their boards. These serrations provide extra traction for hardpack or icy days which makes this board easily rideable even on days with bad conditions!
One of the more popular volume shifted boards on the market for the rider who is seeking pow, surfy the glades and carving up the groomers. Directional shaped with taper, gives it a surfy feel with mega float in pow. The C2 camber profile is rocker inbetween the feet for a playful floaty feel, and camber under the bindings giving you enough precision and edge hold on hard pack. Magnatraction side cut adds extra edge hold in ice. A mild swallow tail adds the extra icing on the cake for a powder killer. A mid to stiff flex, feels more stiff than playful, but can power through bumps and rough terrain.
Another great swiss army knife of a deck from Lib, the Orca comes with a volume shifted shape to allow you to size down 3-6 cm than normal, but give you all the support you need for any and all terrain fun! Big floaty nose gives you tons of buoyancy, while super poppy tail gives you effortless response. Go ahead, drop the insane pillow line of your dreams, or enjoy a casual lap on the groomers, nothing is off limits with this deck.
Lib Tech Golden Orca Snowboard · 2023
Travis Rice's more freestyle inspired Natural Selection weapon of choice! This takes all the rad features of the Orca and turns them up to 11! You get a slightly more twin oriented tail that's great for switch landings in the pow, but also gives a ton of extra pop. Still just as versatile in all conditions as the Orca, as well as slightly less volume shifted so you really only need to drop 1-3 cm at the most off your regular board size!
Designed for the rider that wants a board that can do it all, the G.O. can really handle any part of the mountain. From the steeps to an open powder field, riding through the park and ripping up the groomers, this board is a true all-mountain weapon. 7/10 flex but personally feels closer to 6 with shortened rocker section in the center of the board.
All-mountain directional that can still ride switch in or out of powder. Rocker/Camber hybrid. This is the combination of the Lib Tech ORCA and the Lib Tech Travis Rice Pro. Travis calls this his dream board. Advanced riders will appreciate this board and it's capabilities.
Lib Tech T.Rice Golden Orca Snowboard · 2023
The all mountain predator specifically designed for the kind of riding of Travis Rice and his weapon of choice in the Natural Selection Tour. This is a true one board quiver for the all mountain, all resort rider who love seeking pow, slaying the trees, carving up the groomers, and throwing some steezy tricks around the resort. A directional board, that is also switch riding friendly. Slight taper from the nose to the tail, give this board nice float in pow, couple with the C2x hybrid rocker camber profile, it is nimble, floaty and versatile in all types of terrain, and enough camber for pop and precision on hardpack. Lightweight Aspen, Paulownia core with a lil Balsa, makes for a very responsive ride. Magnatraction side cut for added edge hold on ice. This board has become a novelty and will not last long in inventory.
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