Snowbash is the annual winter kick-off fundraiser party bringing together the winter community for a night of great beer, food, music, raffles, and a silent auction. In 2017, over 500 of your winter ski/ride community came out to dance and win sweet gear, and this year we’re expecting even more of you snow sliding friends. Getting
An Interview with Spark R&D Team Rider Rafael Pease discussing his 3-year splitboard / adventure travel documentary film: Yugen.
It’s early March in Bozeman, Montana. I’m standing on the back porch of Map Brewing Co. which faces east offering up majestic afternoon views of the Bridger Mountains. The east aspect also means it’s shaded and under normal March conditions it might be a little chilly, but on this afternoon, I’m surprised with how mild
When you think about venturing out the gates or deep into the mountains to ride, you know that at a minimum you need a beacon, shovel, probe, partner, and of course your avalanche training. Just as important, but often overlooked is some basic to advanced wilderness medical training.
Few at Spark have a longer tenure than our Machining Manager, Ethan Marcoux. He is the epitome of the work hard, play hard mentality that is common here at our HQ in Bozeman, MT. During the winter Ethan puts as many days on snow as just about anyone in the shop. His love of the
The Canuck Splitfest is the first splitfest ever organized in North America with its 9th event coming up and is one of the biggest splitfest in the world. The main focus of the event is to gather the entire splitboard community, from participants to brands. Over the years, we have seen an incredible amount of
If you have been to the party in the past, you know that it is a great evening of food, drink, live music, gear, a huge silent auction, an opportunity drawing, celebration, and friends. History has shown, the larger the attendance, the better our snow (last season is proof). Tickets are on sale online now. All proceeds from
Ahhh, summer. Warm nights, long days, and endless opportunities to go out and explore. Like the populations of many mountain towns, Bozeman is full of people that love their winter recreation, but crush it just as hard in the summer. Here’s a look at what some of us are doing this summer to have fun and
The Baker Splitfest is a meeting of the splitboard tribe and annual pilgrimage for the Spark crew. It is an event we look forward to every season. This year we took off from Bozeman eight deep in two vehicles with a couple of simple goals: 1) get shredders out on our gear via the demo, and
At Spark R&D we know how tough it is to find cool splitboard partners. That’s why we’ve created the world’s first splitboard specific app – Splinder! Browse hundreds of local splitboarders in your community using your smartphone or tablet device. When you find a match start making plans to hit the skin track!