Alpine touring series: The evolution of splitboarding

Alpine touring series: The evolution of splitboarding
Local News

By Edward Stoner

The following is part of a series of articles compiled by the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum and Hall of Fame that will take a closer look at the sport of alpine ski touring. The museum is located atop the Vail Village Parking Structure and features a treasure trove of ski history and heritage.There can be little debate among snowboarders that the ability to ride powder is undoubtedly one of the finest activities available to humankind. But backcountry riders have long lamented the difficulty of getting to the top of that field of dreams.More than 20 years after a guy …

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