Never Summer Prospector Split Snowboard
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The Never Summer Prospector Splitboard conquers high-alpine cirques, low-angle pow stashes, and everything in between with its tapered directional shape, extensive dampening, and bombproof construction. This big-mountain charger keeps you floating through the deepest snow you can find, thanks to a healthy dose of tapering (20-millimeters) and spaded shape, allowing the tail to sink while its low-profile nose planes over bottomless pow like a champ. Designed with an Extended Tour Rocker Camber profile, the Prospector Split uses a very similar profile to boards like the Snowtrooper and Proto HD, with rocker underfoot, camber extending to the tip and tail contacts, and ride-smoothing Extended Transitions continuing to its low-profile tip and tail. However, this design is slightly altered for better uphill traction when you're skinning, thanks to a flat zone located underneath the touring brackets. This flat zone increases skin contact for less slip when you're touring, yet it doesn't compromise the board's downhill performance, as the rocker underfoot is preserved for maximum powder floatation. Loaded with a SuperLight wood core, the Prospector Split is designed to conserve energy when you're skinning up an exhaustive uphill slog. Its RDS 1+ Dampening system uses twice the amount of elastomeric rubber foil as the usual RDS 1 Dampening, giving the Prospector Split the most extensive dampening in Never Summer's line-up (along with the Chairman). Additionally, its sintered P-tex inner and outer sidewalls maintain their integrity in subzero conditions, unlike conventional ABS sidewalls that have a tendency to crack when it's bitterly cold. This helps your splitboard retain its strength over time, especially when you clank 'em together in touring mode.
Split specific technology NeverSummer durabilityThe Never Summer Prospector split is much more than a typical board chopped in half its packed with technology to make the backcountry days the best days An extended flat zone in the rocker profile creates a flat spot underfoot for maximum grip when skinning while still maintaining the effectiveness of Never Summers rockercamber scheme The Carbonium topsheet is incredibly durable and the light color scheme will prevent ice from building up on the board when the sun is out A wide nose and tapered tail allow the tail of the board to sink while the lowprofile tip floats over the deepest powder A slightly stiffer flex and added rubber damping give the Prospector added stability for wide open backcountry lines With NeverSummers superlight wood core this technology comes in at a surprisingly low weight without sacrificing durabilityFeatures BenefitsSuper duarable textured Carbonium topsheetExtensive use of carbon laminate technology creates a light maneuverable snowboard Unique sidecut profile enhances edge holding capabilities Never Summers famous bomb proof construction processes and quality control standards ensure that this is the last split you will have to buy for years Extended Tour rocker and camber profile enhances climbing in tour mode with a flat section underfoot Hybrid camber and rocker floats over pow but still grabs on hardback and tracked out exits