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Ultra Mind Expander

Ideal for creative freeriding and freestyle
Alternative all-mountain charger
Surf Series
Shape
- Traction Tech
- Blunt Nose
- Progressive Sidecut
- Directional Shape
Flex
- Stiffness: 8/10 - Precise
- V-Core
- Directional flex pattern
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Expand your mind,
expand your mountain

The Ultra Mind Expander is a super charged alternative all-mountain board designed for high speed slashing and freeriding. We stepped up the top speed of the playful Mind Expander by adding camber, premium materials and a stiffer flex to the Ultra Mind Expander. Directional rocker nose + tail, camber underfoot and Traction Tech 3.0 give the Ultra unmatched float and edge hold while the Ash Wood Veneer topsheet, Basalt Power stringers, FSC Power Core and Triax Carbon Innegra suck up chatter in rough terrain. The Ultra shares the standard Mind Expander’s 3D Contour Base 3.0 and hybrid directional shape. The blunted nose, full size tail and tight sidecut offer the nimble maneuverability of a directional board matched with the freestyle abilities of a directional twin.

Creative shredders who ride fast in any snow condition need this high performance edition of Chris Christenson and Jeremy Jones’ signature surf shape.

 


Personality

 


Traction Tech

Like a serrated knife slicing into the snow, Traction Tech improves your edge grip by adding multiple contact points along the running length of your board.

Traction Tech is a critical feature for rockered boards. Rocker improves glide in mixed conditions, but the decreased edge contact makes it harder to really lock
into your turns and hold a solid edge. Traction Tech is crucial to offset the edge drift of rocker. — Jeremy Jones

Progressive Sidecut
At the far ends of the sidecut, the radius is incrementally increased as the edge reaches the contact point. Gradually increasing the sidecut radius towards the contact point delivers smoother turn initiation and exit as the edge tracks in and out of the snow with a less abrupt transition.
Blunt Nose
How a board glides in powder, crust, corn or any snow more than an inch deep, is dictated by it’s front contact point and just past it. Next time you are in soft snow watch how much snow comes over the corner of the nose near the contact point. The billowing snow coming out from behind the tip means you are plowing through it which is obviously slowing you down. By adding a blunt nose you get the float benefits of a much longer nose without the ‘snow plow’ rounded tip and it’s extra swing weight. — Jeremy Jones
Sintered 9900
Made from Ultra-High Molecular Weight ­Polyethylene (UHMW-PE) and Carbon. This ultra-fast base is easy to repair thanks to the UHMW-PE.
Wend Natural Wax
Jones boards are ready to shred straight out of the shop and are factory waxed with WEND natural wax.
Triax Fiberglass
Multi-axis, stitched fiberglass laminate that offers a precise and responsive ride in any ­terrain or snow conditions.
Factory Tuned
All Jones Snowboards are factory de-tuned at the tip and tail so you can go right from the shop to the mountain.
Oversized Recycled Edges
All Jones boards are made with oversized recycled steel edges for added durability and improved production sustainability.
Carbon / Innegra Reinforcement
New Carbon Innegra fiber forms an ultra-tough hybrid composite layer that dampens the board torsionally and from tip to tail. Made in the USA and featured on the Aviator, Airheart and Lone Wolf.
Ash Veneer
Thin wood veneer layer that functions as both a protective topsheet and a global reinforcement layer. The thin wood stringers that make up the wood topsheet provide even flex and suck up chatter from uneven snow conditions.
Gear 101
Not all board shapes are designed to be ridden the same size. The Surf Series models live by their own sizing rules.
Choose the ideal size Surf Series board using your weight and boot size (see the size chart below).
 
 
If you wear US Men’s 11.5 or bigger, look for our Big Horn series boards with minimum waist width 26.3 cm.
Not sure your ideal snowboard size? Check out our sizing guidelines for each model.
 

 
Know your board
The dimensions of a snowboard define how that board performs on snow. The dimension specs of all our models are fine tuned for specific styles of riding.
Understand how waist width, flex and sidecut and stance dimensions effect board performance to find the best board for you.
 
For reference: drawing of the Flagship 161
 

 
Size Chart
Product Size Weight Range (lbs/kg) Bindings Recommended Size Weight / Production tolerance +/- 15% Big Horn Series Effective Edge Length Nose Length (cm) Tail Length (cm) Nose Width (cm) Waist Width (cm) Tail Width (cm) Taper Sidecut (m) Reference Stance (cm) Centered Stance (cm) Setback (cm)
150 120-170 lbs / 54-77 kg S/M 2,9 kg / 6,3 lbs 109.8 39.6 19.6 29.47 25.2 27.47 2 6.7 54 52 0
154 130-180 lbs / 59-82 kg S/M 3,0 kg / 6,6 lbs 113 40 20 30 25.6 28 2 6.9 56 54 0
158 150-200 lbs / 67-91 kg M/L 3,0 kg / 6,6 lbs 116.2 40.4 20.4 30.53 26 28.53 2 7.1 60 58 0
162 170-220+ lbs / 77-100+ kg M/L 3,1 kg / 6,8 lbs Big Horn Series 119.4 40.8 20.8 31.07 26.4 29.05 2 7.3 60 58 0

 

Next level technology for ultimate response
Glide. Flow. Float.
3D Contour Bases are designed to make every run smoother and every turn more effortless by reducing the drag of the board tips. 3D Contour Bases enhance glide and improve float helping you ride faster and with better flow.

I’ve been on a quest to design a snowboard that offers the friction free glide and edge-to-edge fluidity of a surfboard for years. 3D Contour bases finally cracked the code on how to achieve this next level of board performance. Jeremy Jones

 

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Ultra Construction
Ultra Construction is the redefinition of what it takes to build a snowboard. We’ve tested every inch of the board to precisely position materials exactly where they are needed while eliminating all excess materials. Combining these innovative construction techniques with superlight wood cores and carbon fiber deliver revolutionary results. Jones Ultra boards are the lightest, yet most durable snowboards on earth.

High Performance, Sustainably Made Gear
We design gear that balances performance, durability and sustainability. We strive to make equipment you can trust with the most eco-conscious materials possible. New for 2020, all our snowboards and splitboards features 100% FSC wood cores and are molded with Super Sap Bio-Resin.
Proud member of 1% For The Planet, we donate 1% of sales to fight climate change by supporting our non-profit partners Protect Our Winters and Community Carbon Trees.

 

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