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Most Recommended K2 Snowboards of 2022
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Here at Curated, we know that shopping for a snowboard can be daunting. If you're a fan of the K2 brand and are looking for a new board, check out this list of Snowboard Experts' most recommended K2 snowboards. 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. Don't forget to talk with a Snowboard Expert here on Curated to find the perfect K2 snowboard for you.

Result summary
  1. K2 Raygun Pop Snowboard · 2022
  2. K2 First Lite Snowboard · 2022
  3. K2 Standard Snowboard · 2022
  4. K2 Lime Lite Snowboard · 2022
  5. K2 Cold Shoulder Snowboard · 2022
  6. K2 Dreamsicle Snowboard · 2022
  7. K2 Kandi Youth Snowboard · 2022
  8. K2 Vandal Youth Snowboard · 2022
  9. K2 Raygun Snowboard · 2022
  10. K2 Wildheart Women's Snowboard · 2022
1
100 / 100
K2 Raygun Pop Snowboard · 2022
#1 in the Top 10 K2 Snowboards of 2022
K2

K2 Raygun Pop Snowboard · 2022

$335.96
$419.95
20% off

An awarding-winning all-mountain board that comes at a killer price for the quality construction and versatility. Directional. Hybrid camber profile, provides tons of versatility, carves well, and has a playful nimble feel for playing around the groomer and riding the trees. Carbon Stringers in the tips provide extra pop and stability through choppy terrain, reducing chatter. This board is designed for the resort rider who is doing a bit of it all.

Snowboard Expert Chuck Schembre
Chuck Schembre
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed Nov 4, 2021

This is a great board for the intermediate to advanced rider looking for something that will drive confidence for the rider that wants to cruise with confidence. This has a solid 3 year warranty.

Snowboard Expert Nathan G.
Nathan G.
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed Nov 4, 2021
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2
99 / 100
K2 First Lite Snowboard · 2022
#2 in the Top 10 K2 Snowboards of 2022
K2

K2 First Lite Snowboard · 2022

$290.66
$459.95
37% off

Soft-flex, all-mountain, true twin, Rocker/Flat/Rocker all of these things make this board a PERFECT beginner board! It allows for a catch-free ride that will allow you to gain confidence in turning with minimal fear of breaking a tailbone, by featuring a catch-free tune exclusive to K2! This board is super forgiving of any and all mistakes that could possibly be made by both beginner and advanced riders alike!

Snowboard Expert Jessa Myers
Jessa Myers
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed Nov 30, 2021

It has a forgiving twin rocker profile, which is ideal for beginner-intermediate riders. It's built with a full aspen core, biax glass laminates, and a durable extruded base designed to last for numerous seasons of wear and tear.

Snowboard Expert David Watts
David Watts
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed Sep 14, 2021
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3
95 / 100
K2 Standard Snowboard · 2022
#3 in the Top 10 K2 Snowboards of 2022
K2

K2 Standard Snowboard · 2022

$319.96
$399.95
20% off

This is the ideal beginner board that's durable enough to follow boarders in their progression to the intermediate level. Make no mistake though, this board doesn't lack on performance by any means. It has a directional rocker profile that's very playful.

Snowboard Expert David Watts
David Watts
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed Oct 19, 2021
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4
94 / 100
K2 Lime Lite Snowboard · 2022
#4 in the Top 10 K2 Snowboards of 2022
K2

K2 Lime Lite Snowboard · 2022

From $319.96
$399.95
Up to 20% off

This is a true twin so it can be ridden in either direction and will feel the same either way. It has a medium flex with a rocker/camber/rocker profile that makes this board stable for all-terrain with good edge hold. It has some pop, nice edge hold, and extra float in pow.

Snowboard Expert Logan K
Logan K
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed Oct 31, 2021
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5
82 / 100
K2 Cold Shoulder Snowboard · 2022
#5 in the Top 10 K2 Snowboards of 2022
K2

K2 Cold Shoulder Snowboard · 2022

$479.95

The Cold Shoulder is designed for women riders who are looking to explore the whole mountain, without sacrificing the playful and fun aspects of a more freestyle-oriented board. The longer nose gives it fantastic float in pow and some serious stability at higher speeds, while the mid-flex and central camber gives it tons of pop and carving ability!

Snowboard Expert Ben Houghton
Ben Houghton
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed Nov 4, 2021
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6
81 / 100
K2 Dreamsicle Snowboard · 2022
#6 in the Top 10 K2 Snowboards of 2022
K2

K2 Dreamsicle Snowboard · 2022

$339.96
$379.95
11% off

4/10 flex rating, so you're getting a bit more precise here than just a board that is super playful for beginners or park riders. This is a directional twin, it's got an all-purpose profile to really allow you to have the perfect companion on the mountain. Can take on all-mountain terrain, wouldn't steer too far off the groomed trails quite yet. This is the board for the relaxed rider looking to just take it for a spin and explore the entire mountain with minimum fuss! Built with women's specific Rhythm Core, designed for easy cruising in mind.

Snowboard Expert Kathryn Miller
Kathryn Miller
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed Oct 29, 2021

A very easy-to-use, softer flexing deck that is designed to be a chill board. All-mountain oriented and very forgiving, you can be sure to have a good time on the Dreamsicle. Ideal for chill laps around the resort, a little bit of park here and there and can also handle a powder day.

Snowboard Expert Hannah S.
Hannah S.
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed Oct 29, 2021
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7
80 / 100
K2 Kandi Youth Snowboard · 2022
#7 in the Top 10 K2 Snowboards of 2022
K2

K2 Kandi Youth Snowboard · 2022

From $215.96
$269.95
Up to 20% off

Softer flex to make it easier for a beginner and allows for progression. Twin shaped profile for versatility and a rocker under the feet to help make turning easier.

Snowboard Expert Jameson W.
Jameson W.
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed Nov 12, 2021
Outdoor Gear Exchange$259.95
8
78 / 100
K2 Vandal Youth Snowboard · 2022
#8 in the Top 10 K2 Snowboards of 2022
K2

K2 Vandal Youth Snowboard · 2022

From $159.95

Ideal for the young grom who wants to get better in the park and have a high-quality, freestyle-focused deck to take it to the next level. Soft 3/10 flex and rocker in the tip and tail make it ideal for jibbing and park playfulness. Enough capability for floating in deeper snow and cruising all-mountain, but it shines in freestyle.

Snowboard Expert Diego Betts
Diego Betts
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed Nov 5, 2021
Outdoor Gear Exchange$259.95
9
75 / 100
K2 Raygun Snowboard · 2022
#9 in the Top 10 K2 Snowboards of 2022
K2

K2 Raygun Snowboard · 2022

$335.96
$419.95
20% off

The K2 Raygun Snowboard is be ready to battle. This light but solid classic is one of K2's biggest sellers because it delivers a ton of performance for the money. An all-Aspen core, ICG™ 10 Carbon Glass laminate construction, and a tough Extruded 2000 Base are all part of the package. Sturdy, light, and great response edge to edge!

Snowboard Expert Yuri Czmola
Yuri Czmola
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed Apr 1, 2022
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10
73 / 100
K2 Wildheart Women's Snowboard · 2022
#10 in the Top 10 K2 Snowboards of 2022
K2

K2 Wildheart Women's Snowboard · 2022

$423.96
$529.95
20% off

A versatile performer, don't get fooled by its powder friendly shape cause it rips just as hard on groomers as it does through the trees and into those perfect powder fields. With a tapered shape and wider platform, ride this board down a few cms cause thats what its built for. Giving you the nimbleness you need in tight spots but the hard charging capabilities of a true free ride board.

Snowboard Expert Everett Pelkey
Everett Pelkey
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed Apr 1, 2022

Directional freeride and all-mountain ripper. This board has a directional shape and floaty nose for excellent float in powder. It has a camber profile under the feet with a floaty rocker nose. Take this board all over the mountain, stay afloat in the powder and keep it nimble through the trees. 7/10 flex keeps you stable at speed.

Snowboard Expert Alex V
Alex V
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed Apr 1, 2022
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Honorable mentions
K2 Excavator Snowboard · 2022
K2

K2 Excavator Snowboard · 2022

$439.96
$549.95
20% off

The excavator is perfect for an advanced rider looking for a directional snowboard to lay down fast carves on groomers and float in the deep stuff. The wider profile allows you to downsize from your usual size and gives you all the performance of a larger board without the extra swing weight.

Snowboard Expert Greg Selinger
Greg Selinger
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed Oct 26, 2021

Getting into pow fields and side hits and when it's sunshine and the runs are freshly done, it goes fast and holds an edge when carving and won't slouch on you.

Snowboard Expert Dywane Brown
Dywane Brown
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed Oct 26, 2021
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K2 World Peace Wide Snowboard · 152W cm
K2

K2 World Peace Wide Snowboard · 152W cm

$399.95

Easy going all-mountain/freestyle board with a soft-medium forgiving flex. Great for presses and butters. This camber board offers plenty of edge hold under foot with rocker at the tip and tail for smooth turn initiation. This board is great for all ability levels, from the beginner looking to practice riding on edge, to the advanced freestyler looking to take their jibbing to the next level.

Snowboard Expert Alex V
Alex V
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed Mar 14, 2022
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K2 Cool Bean Snowboard · 2021
K2

K2 Cool Bean Snowboard · 2021

$293.97

An absolute party in a small package. Meant to ride the deep stuff and excels in the backcountry. A big rockered nose keeps you afloat when in the deep stuff and the swallow tail design cuts through snow effortlessly. Meant to size down around 5 to 8cm from your normal board size, this short and squatty deck is ready to rip.

Snowboard Expert Adam Stevenson
Adam Stevenson
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed Aug 4, 2021

No turning back. Unstoppable lines in deep powder. Surfy, quick-turning response works amazingly thru tight glades. Does the trick on groomers / slushy conditions but this is the board you pull out for heavy pow days. The wide nose and swallow tail of the Cool Bean gives a whole new feeling to opening it up in alpine bowls, cruising corduroy, or picking lines through the pines. This is the widest board in our collection, meaning toe and heel drag are essentially eliminated for setting rail and trenching out the groomers regardless of boot size.

Snowboard Expert Ray Yeung
Ray Yeung
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed Aug 4, 2021
Level Nine Sports$293.97
K2 Instrument Snowboard · 2022
K2

K2 Instrument Snowboard · 2022

$423.96
$529.95
20% off

This is a true all mountain/powder machine that can really charge down any part of the hill! The K2 Instrument is a true weapon for turning the entire mountain into a playground. Camber in the center of the board will make this board really want to ride edge to edge, longer rocker section in the nose will keep you floating in the white stuff.

Snowboard Expert Matthew Kaminski
Matthew Kaminski
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed Apr 14, 2022

This board does it all, carves , pops well, floats in the pow, and is forgiving. One of my favorite boards of the season for sure!

Winter Sport Expert Michelangelo N.
Michelangelo N.
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed Apr 14, 2022

Directional shape more of a tree/powder more freeride specific board than the others if this is something more up your alley.

Snowboard Expert Andrew Cravedi
Andrew Cravedi
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed Apr 14, 2022
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K2 Geometric Snowboard · 2022
K2

K2 Geometric Snowboard · 2022

$319.96
$399.95
20% off

True twin and camber shape make this a classic all-mountain and freestyle focused board, great for any new or intermediate level riders. A softer flex, with rockered tip and tail provide a nice playful feel, while the camber beneath the feet provides satisfying pop and response through ripping those carves! Definitely an all-around solid board, great for riding switch, progressing, gaining confidence, and having an amazing time out on the hill every day!

Snowboard Expert Spencer I
Spencer I
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed Jun 2, 2022

A playful beginner to intermediate freestyle board. Mellow camber zone which engages and locks into turns. Rocker to the tip and tail, fun for buttering around and doesn't catch an edge very easily. True twin, great for riding in both directions. Soft flexing.

Snowboard Expert Chuck Schembre
Chuck Schembre
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed Jun 2, 2022
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K2 Mini Turbo Snowboard · 2023
K2

K2 Mini Turbo Snowboard · 2023

$209.95

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.

Ski Expert Carl Beach
Carl Beach
Verified Ski Expert • Reviewed Jun 15, 2022
Level Nine Sports$209.95
K2 Outline Women's Snowboard · 2022
K2

K2 Outline Women's Snowboard · 2022

$423.96
$529.95
20% off

K2's number one women's freeride/all-mountain snowboard! Comes in a directional shape with setback camber towards the tail, keeping things super responsive and poppy when the going gets steep and deep, but also has some rocker at the nose to provide plenty of float, especially on low angle runs when it's a little easier to submarine with its stiffer flex being a 8/10. Has a super durable and very resistant Sintered 4000 base so speed will never be an issue, and that rocky chute you've been eyeing all season that looks a little dicey won't phase your base one bit. Need that big mountain machine? Or just wanna go really fast with something a little stiffer? Check the Outline!

Snowboard Expert Victor Von Claus
Victor Von Claus
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed May 28, 2022

K2 Snowboards Flagship Freeride model designed for the hardest charging lady rider! All mountain/powder oriented, this directional snowboard has camber in the center and will feel on the stiffer end but is ideal for fast riding. 8/10 flex will eat up any underfoot chatter while riding fast!

Snowboard Expert Matthew Kaminski
Matthew Kaminski
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed May 28, 2022
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K2 Marauder Splitboard Snowboard Package · 2023
K2

K2 Marauder Splitboard Snowboard Package · 2023

From $629.97

A good option for someone who wants to get farther out into those untouched territories. A softer flex board makes it easy to control in any circumstance combined with a slight rocker in the tip for extra float and camber under the feet for extra pop. Sintered base will make sure you're spending less time off the slopes repairing any damages to the board. The skins included with the board are 100% mohair and are also pre-trimmed to fit the board.

Snowboard Expert Jameson W.
Jameson W.
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed Jun 15, 2022
Outdoor Gear Exchange$999.95
Level Nine Sports$629.97
K2 Lil Kat Snowboard · 2023
K2

K2 Lil Kat Snowboard · 2023

$209.95

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.

Snowboard Expert Nathan G.
Nathan G.
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed Jun 15, 2022
Level Nine Sports$209.95
K2 Niseko Pleasures Snowboard · 2022
K2

K2 Niseko Pleasures Snowboard · 2022

$479.96
$1,349.95
64% off

Double overhead powder, charging groomers, boosting off natural features, or crushing pillow lines. It's combination camber profile holds an edge fantastically with rocker on the nose and tail that keeps your nose floating above it all. The carbon infused 5500 base is tough, so even when you smash a rock or bottom out over a jagged cliff drop no worries are needed!

Snowboard Expert Frankie V.
Frankie V.
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed May 27, 2022

Any advanced to expert rider looking for an alt-freeride type of board should be considering this. It can bomb, carve up any groomer, weave through tight trees, and float in the deepest. It is also a very light, fast, and great board!

Snowboard Expert Shane Andersen
Shane Andersen
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed May 27, 2022
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K2 Special Effects Snowboard · 2022
K2

K2 Special Effects Snowboard · 2022

$479.96
$599.95
20% off

Rocker to Flat directional with a stiffer flex volume shifted shape. 3D contour nose that gradually blends the rocker to flat underfoot. Very stable on hard pack and excels in powder and soft snow.

Snowboard Expert Dustin B
Dustin B
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed May 27, 2022
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K2 Party Platter Snowboard · 138 cm
K2

K2 Party Platter Snowboard · 138 cm

$489.95

K2's incredible volume shifted anomaly of a board and easily my favorite in their lineup. Semi-tapered directional shape that's centered, but with a sidecut that's so unique it rides like a true twin. Plenty flexible enough to jib around and tweak to your heart's content in the park and with the ollie bar in between the bindings, plenty rigid enough to set the stance back and get after some freeriding and surprise storm cycle deep days. Don't let this smaller size fool you, with its volume shifted shape in mind, it rides about 5-7 cm bigger than it is, without all the extra swing weight and boat-like feel due to the added surface area and width added to the base. Certainly the best wildcard you'll ever have in your quiver.

Snowboard Expert Victor Von Claus
Victor Von Claus
Verified Snowboard Expert • Reviewed May 27, 2022
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Expert Q&A
K2 was founded in Seattle, Washington and first began producing snowboards in 1987. While the company is still headquartered in Washington state, all K2 snowboards are now made in the Guangzhou Province of China.
The company that is now K2 did not originally set out to sell winter sports equipment. The business, located in Vashon Island, Washington, was known as Kirschner Manufacturing, and they got their start developing high quality animal cages. In 1961, the founder created a pair of fiberglass skis, and though sales started off slowly, by 1967, he was confident the brand could stand on its own. They separated the businesses and named this new company K2. The name held a double meaning - it represented the two Kirschner brothers, as well as paid homage to one of the world’s most formidable mountain peaks.
K2 uses incredibly rad tech exclusive to their brand. Space Glass, Spectral Braid, Carbon Darkweb, and Hybritech Construction, to name a few. Space Glass is an aerospace grade core insert used to reduce weight and increase durability. Spectral Braid is an angle reinforcement system designed for unmatched torsional flex. The Carbon Darkweb is an X-shaped carbon fiber layup under each foot that is going to speed up those edge-to-edge transitions. Hybritech removes excess sidewall material in the tip and tail to increase strength and decrease swing weight. Be on the lookout for these features and more in K2’s lineup!
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