A more gradually turned-up tip and tail aid float in powder, create surface area and grip for skin mode, and provide edge hold that's sometimes lost in rockered boards. "Grip Tech," two contact bumps along the edges, helps bite on hardpack or firm traverses. [$700; arborcollective.com]
The 2014 Adventure Issue
From Iceland's Highway 1 to Utah's Canyonlands, an epic itinerary for modern explorers.
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