Splitboarding Hub

Ready to break from the lift queues, the crowded pistes, tracked out sidecountry and get exploring further afield in the backcountry on a splitboard? We thought so. Whitelines have teamed up with Jones Snowboards to bring you a hub for all things splitboarding. Whether you’re after “How To” videos to learn the fundamentals – from transitioning on a splitboard to moving safely through avalanche terrain – looking to buy your new setup, or just searching for a little inspiration to kickstart your next adventure, we’ve got you covered. Drop-in and take a look. We’ll see you out on the trail!

How to: Transition on a splitboard

How to: Transition on a splitboard

Every splitboard transition is different. From the terrain you find yourself on to the weather you’re faced with, there are multiple factors to consider. However, having a system in place will help to keep the process hassle-free and avoid mistakes that could potentially curtail the day’s plans.
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How to: Skinning on a splitboard

How to: Skinning on a splitboard

In this episode, Jones Ambassador and UIAGM Guide, Neil McNab, talks us through the basics for skinning on a splitboard, and a couple of bonus tips to get you to the summit faster, fresher and frothing to drop in first to those freeride lines.
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How to: ascend in avalanche terrain on a splitboard

How to: ascend in avalanche terrain on a splitboard

When ascending in terrain that has not been controlled by ski patrol on a snowpack that has potentially remained unridden all winter, safe decision making and avalanche awareness are vital skills.
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How to: Descend in avalanche terrain on a splitboard

How to: Descend in avalanche terrain on a splitboard

Any splitboard tour will require to you navigate several potential avalanche risks on the ascent long before you’re dropping in for those well-earned turns.
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How to: Set up a splitboard

How to: Set up a splitboard

When it comes to setting up your solid snowboard, it’s usually a case of two disks, eight screws, and a little bit of adjustment in the strap lengths. Splitboarding, on the other hand, takes a little more finesse to dial in the correct stance.
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How to: Pack a backpack for splitboarding

How to: Pack a backpack for splitboarding

Riding backcountry comes with a lot of self-reliance and responsibility for others, so it’s crucial that you have gear that you can trust.
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How to: Plan a tour for splitboarding

How to: Plan a tour for splitboarding

UIAGM Backcountry Snowboard Guide Neil McNab explains the process behind planning a splitboard tour in three simple stages: the long term, the short term, and the immediate term.
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Backcountry safety

Ride For Tomorrow

Avalanche awareness and basic first-aid are critical skills for the backcountry rider. 

Gear 101

Learn how to choose the right gear and how to use it.