Snowboarding - Buying Snowboards Boise ID

Buy a board depending on your height, weight and ability. The longer the board, the harder it is to maneuver. A board, when placed vertically on the ground, should reach a point between your chin and nose. Anything above the eyes maneuvers with difficulty.

Idaho Angler
(208) 389-9957
1682 S Vista Ave
Boise, ID
 
Idaho Sporting Goods Incorporated
(208) 344-8448
1001 W State St
Boise, ID
 
Capitol Schwinn Sports
(208) 336-2453
1015 S Vista Ave
Boise, ID
 
Bucks Bags
(208) 344-4400
2401 W Main St
Boise, ID
 
Lacrosse Idaho Incorporated
(208) 384-5299
1217 Broadway Ave
Boise, ID
 
Bandanna Running and Walking
(208) 386-9017
504 W Main St
Boise, ID
 
Helly Hansen
(208) 342-2888
884 Broad St
Boise, ID
 
Sports Authority
(208) 344-2037
East Gate Plaza, 670 E. Boise Avenue
Boise, ID
Services
Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Benchmark Adventures
(208) 338-1700
625 S Vista Ave
Boise, ID
 
Idaho River Sports
(208) 336-1687
1521 N 13th St
Boise, ID
 

Snowboarding - Buying Snowboards

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Buying Snowboards - New, Used or Rent

Choose correctly - the first time

Buying a snowboard depends on your commitment to the sport and how you plan to use it. If you get off on freestyle, jumps and rails, choose a good quality freestyle board. But if you don't plan on hitting the park hard, an all-around freeride board will suffice.

Boards

Buy a board depending on your height, weight and ability. The longer the board, the harder it is to maneuver. A board, when placed vertically on the ground, should reach a point between your chin and nose. Anything above the eyes maneuvers with difficulty.

When starting out snowboarding, borrow or rent equipment first. Visit ski / snowboard shows before or after the season to cash in on specials and liquidations. When buying new equipment, purchasing it all at the same time usually leads to a better deal in the end.

When deciding on a board, ask yourself the following questions:

  • Park or no park - Do you plan on catching air and feeding your trick fixation or snowboarding at a resort?
  • Powder or groom - What kind of a hill do you plan on snowboarding? Powder-rich hills like Whistler require a different board than snowboarding the ice and machine-groomed hills you'll find in Maine.
  • Pro or beginner - What is you ability? If you've mastered the basics and want to begin working on your style, you'll need a different board than an untried beginner.

The best way to answer the old question of new or used depen...

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