Venture Snowboards Zelix Splitboard

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The Zelix is our new offering for 20132014 Combining the versatility of the award winning all mountain Zephyr with the playfulness of the twin tipped Helix this quiver of one is destined to become your trusty go anywhere ride anything favorite A directional twin with an identical nose and tail shape the Zelix also has 20 mm of stance offset giving you the best of both worlds awesome floatation alongside effortless switch riding Named a Backcountry Magazine Editors Choice for 2014 and the recipient of a Shred Cred Award from BoardInsiders this deck is sure to become a new favorite in the Venture lineupLike all our splitboards the Zelix features a full wrap steel edge on each board half and comes with the Voile hooksclips Super tight alignment in ride mode translates into enhanced performance and that solid board feel Venture is known forPlease note that splitboard pricing includes hooksclips as shown but not the Voile hardware or climbing skins Base graphics for the Zephyr are a random combination of black and green

- Bentgate.com

Sure, you like to go touring for the untracked snow, earned turns, and solitude, but the freestyle junkie in you still likes to get rad when you're out there. The Zelix Splitboard is Venture's freestyle stick that loves to catch air, but can still charge technical lines like one of its freeride cousins. The directional twin shape balances swing weight so you can spin off natural features and allows you to ride and stomp switch. However, it does have a slightly tapered tail and setback stance to maintain drive and float. The Straightline profile places flat underfoot to provide stability and edge hold on hardpack and steeps, with rocker at the tip and tail for float and forgiveness. Precise craftsmanship and attention to detail prevents sloppiness in the seam so the board rides more like a solid snowboard, allowing you to shred technical lines with confidence. Aspen sourced from within 100 miles of Venture's Silverton factory keeps the core lightweight, and ash and poplar stringers maintain strength and snappiness. Triax glass gives it pop and responsiveness while maintaining torsional flex so you can hold a mean edge. The castor bean topsheet reduces the need for petroleum-based products to boost eco-friendliness, and the sintered base is fast and hard to resist damage from hidden rocks.

- Backcountry.com