At Spark R&D we’re always working on ways to improve our products, and your time in the backcountry. We’ve gone through a number of versions of crampons and touring brackets since first introducing our Tesla bindings for the 2013/14 season. Our latest versions are a significant improvement over the initial versions we’ve released, so we… Read more »
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: snowboardmag.com/newsletter 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 »
Our friends at Venture Snowboards, share a little insight into their brand, and their mountain culture with this video short. Enjoy!
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 »
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.
A Fundraising Benefit for Megan Pischke April 17, 2013 3PM – 6PM après | 7PM – 2:00AM event Merlin’s Bar & Grill in Whistler Blackcomb, BC Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC) seeks your support in honoring and raising funds for one of our own, pro snowboarder and B4BC ambassador Megan Pischke. Megan, who has been… Read more »
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 »
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 »
“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 »