What’s in Will’s Pack?

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This is what Spark R&D owner and lead designer, Will Ritter, carries in his pack on an average day splitboarding in the backcountry.
LITEST BINDINGS
Lead Infused Training Equipment for Splitboard Touring. Go L.I.T.E.S.T. in November so you can get RAD in December!

Backyard Boogie Too

These relationships that are forged upon this feeling are priceless and my hopes are that this video gives you the urge to go out to your home hill, wherever that may be, and make some memories with your best friends. Remember there is no correct way to slide sideways and at the end of the day the one having the most fun wins.
Late last spring, Team Rider Ettore Personnettaz and his touring partner Simone Cuaz used Cannondale e-bikes and their touring gear to approach and summit Tête de la Nouva (3.034 M / 9,954 ft) in the Gran Paradiso National Park in Italy.
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Like nearly all of our products, Ibex Splitboard crampons are proudly made in the USA. They are manufactured by a skilled crew in our shop in Bozeman, MT. In our latest installment of Inside Spark, we show how we manufacture our Ibex Crampons - from raw aluminum all the way to a finished product.
Over the last four years, we've had a lot of fun creating an April Fool's Day video each spring. With everything going on in the world we didn't feel like our heart was in it to create a new video in 2020, but we did want to give everyone a needed chuckle. So, we compiled our last four videos in one place for everyone to easily enjoy.

Carpe Diem Episode 17

Carpe Diem Ep 17
Carpe Diem is the splitboard driven web series from Spark R&D Team Rider Aurelien Routens. In Episode 17 he explores the Park de Ecrins in France.
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Proper maintenance will go a long way to ensuring you get the most out of your Spark bindings for years to come. The two main points we hit on in this short video are: 1) keep your climbing wires lubricated, and 2) check your screws frequently.
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SCAN is Antti Autti's latest all-splitboard documentary-style film where he explores familiar zones in northern Norway with a fresh set of eyes and no specific goal other than to spltiboard as much as possible. Antti's progression as a freeride snowboarder and splitboarder has been impressive to watch. The drive that allowed him to rise to the top of the freestyle competition scene is now directed towards exploration and human-powered missions.
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Thrilled to debut the second episode of the OUT HERE video series! Made in partnership with Jones Snowboards, the OUT HERE series shares the backcountry snowboarding adventures of Jones x Spark R&D ambassadors as they explore the outer reaches of their backyard mountain ranges.