WIN a pair of MAGNETOS!

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Spark has partnered up with Snowboard Mag on their weekly gear blast and we’re giving away a pair of Magnetos! All you need to do is sign up for Snowboard Mag’s gear weekly newsletter here: and all the details for winning will be in the Thursday gear blast that you’ll receive in your email. Good luck!! Just… Read more »

A Carbon Neutral Detour in BC – Tamo Campos

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Words By Tamo Campos Our trip has taken quite the detour. We decided to come back through Vancouver instead of taking the ferry to Prince Rupert. The decision was mostly to save our diminished funds and secondly because one of the kids in Alert Bay brought up the point that driving on veggie oil is… Read more »

Spark R&D Summer Sale

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Its a great time to get some sweet deals on Spark R&D gear. 20% off 12/13 Blaze and Burner Bindings 30% off Burner Upgrade Kits 40% off Spark Boots Sale Ends 1st August.

Winter Returns to the East Coast

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DTK Episode 3.2 This rewinds back to a few of our mid-winter 2013 splitboarding missions. With a solid snowpack in place, we dug deeper into spots that had previously left us broken and battered. From posting up in a remote cabin to pre and post workday missions, we’ve been burning the headlamps at both ends… Read more »

Rightside Productions presents an East Coast Split Web Series

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Episode 3.1: Into the Forest Winter is short enough on the East Coast. Add multiple thaws, every form of frozen precip, and shrapnel-filled forests and it’s enough to make us wonder why we even bother. Episode 3.1 documents the first half of the season splitboarding in Vermont—a season that’s been full of highs and lows,… Read more »

Spark Rider Marcin Jaskolka, Karkonosze in Poland

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“CHIEFTAIN’S GOOD BUT HE’S A ROBBER” Sticking your head out of the tent in the morning gives you a feeling something bad is approaching you at a speed of light. In a moment you realize it happens to be only a fog, so you immediately fasten your board. The next beautiful day in mountains is… Read more »

A Timeline Of Tahoe Pow Dayz

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A Guest Post and Photo Essay by Seth Lightcap, fellow splitter and friend of Spark R&D. The joy ride fired up on October 22nd. That was the first pow day of the winter in Lake Tahoe this season. For the 100 days since then, the Northern Sierra have been firing day in, day out. We’ve… Read more »