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Burton Snowboards now available for Junior Lease Packages!!!!

Burton Snowboards now available for Junior Lease Packages!!!!

We are very happy to announce that we've teamed up with Burton Snowboards to finally offer a Junior Snowboard Lease package at Backwoods.  Packages will accommodate riders from age 2 to early teens.  Snowboard, Bindings, and Boot Packages range in price from $179 - $279. We will work with you or your child to make sure you get the perfect snowboard set up for the season.  Board size selection, boot fitting, and binding mounting and adjusting are all included in the season lease package price.  Once you've decided on a set up it's your's for the season.  Lease packages are...


Burton Step On A Huge Success: Season 2 Back for More for 2019

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Burton Step On A Huge Success:  Season 2 Back for More for 2019

Picture this, early morning, just finished your first cup of your favorite coffee, six inches of fresh fluff on the trail outside the window of your week long condo rental.  You watch the chairlift start to turn its warmup laps, like a referee blowing the first whistle of the game.  You've already stretched, packed in a power breakfast, suited and booted and ready to ride.  You step out the door onto the porch, grab your freshly waxed board, make your way to the trail, throw it down in front of you and with one sweet, fast motion you step into...


Bent Metal Binding Works - The Next Generation

Bent Metal Binding Works - The Next Generation

Reinvented for the 2017 snowboard season, Bent Metal Binding Works has reengineered their binding system from top to bottom.  With fresh engineering and a rejuvenated look, these bindings are a welcomed addition to the Mervin Manufacturing line.  After having the opportunity to ride these binding systems last season and demo some for next season, Backwoods gives B.M.B.W. two very enthusiastic thumbs up. The 2017 season kicked off with the introduction of three new mens binding models that are continued into the 2018 season.  The Logic - Medium Soft The Transfer - Medium The Solution - Firm With nearly identical baseplates,...


Mervin Manufacturing: Key Terminology for Lib Tech, GNU, and Roxy Snowboards

Mervin Manufacturing: Key Terminology for Lib Tech, GNU, and Roxy Snowboards

We often get asked to decipher the code of different snowboard companies at the shop and Mervin Manufacturing's board technology and key terminology is no exception.  We have been thankful to be involved with these amazing brands and want to share the good word.  So we are going to take this opportunity to enlighten the masses in our own words (and theirs) to shed some light on an often confusing concept. Camber Profiles: The bend of the snowboard. - Original Banana (BTX): Flat to mild camber directly under your feet with a reverse camber profile overall from contact point to...


Vans Pro Skate Skateshoe Line

Vans Pro Skate Skateshoe Line

Know what you get when you cross the most classic and iconic Vans Skateshoes from the past with the cutting edge materials and technology of today?  You get the Vans Pro Skate Skateshoe line!  Reengineering success from the past to meet the demands and potential of today is what Vans Pro Skate is all about. Here's a quick run-down on Vans key terminology for the upgrades on Pro Skate footwear: DURACAP: An added rubber reinforcement layer in high-wear areas. RAPIDWELD: An advanced stitchless upper panel weld that replaces the need for stitching by fusing panels together between layers using heat....