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Goofy or Regular? | Buying Guide

The terms ‘regular’ and ‘goofy’ refer to the way that you stand on your snowboard. If you’re regular footed, you’d ride with your left foot forward and if goofy footed with your right foot forward. Deciding if you’re regular or goofy is one of the first things you will have to do when you start […]

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Ortovox 3+ Transceiver Review | Product Focus

When venturing off the controlled pistes and onto the pristine powder backcountry playground, the danger of avalanches is always there and is always very real. Under no circumstances should your safety out there be taken lightly. Without intending to sound preachy, investing in a good transceiver, shovel and probe could very well save you or […]

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Goggle Lenses | Tech Breakdown

Goggles are a staple part of your kit, as not only do they protect your eyes from the mountain elements, but they also protect you from UV rays and glare from the sun. They can vary in price quite significantly, and generally the more expensive they are, the more tech features they contain to provide […]

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Waterproofing and Breathability Ratings | Buying Guide

For some, outerwear choice may be swayed heavily by its appearance, but due to the nature of snowboarding an important aspect to take into account is waterproofing and breathability rating, as these factors will significantly influence your comfort and warmth while riding. On the vast majority of jackets and pants you will see two numbers […]

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Endeavor Board Test Overview | News and Views

Here’s a quick snapshot of what went down when the Mpora Gear team attended the Endeavor Boardtest at the Dragon Lodge out in Tignes in early December: After a worryingly snowless drive up to Tignes and an afternoon riding on a handful of (actually pretty fun) pebble-ridden runs, the snow deities decided to have some […]