SNOWBOARD Rocker Type
- GREAT for rider who want to go fast.
- Designed to ride well on top of the groomers and in varied terrain.
- Mostly used in the backcountry, riding steeps, or slashing the powder.
- Stable at high speed
- Great for carving
- More pop
- Less forgiving
- Requires more effort to turn
ROCKER or REVERSE CAMBER
- GREAT for rider who love powder.
- The boards are wider nose and tapered narrower tail with generous rocker.
- Often set back to help the rider float great in powder.
- Easy turning
- Easy to press
- Floats great in powder
- Less stable
- Less pop
- Washes out easier
ZERO or FLAT CAMBER
- Specific build for backcountry rider, with special bindings as required.
- Designed to break down into two separate halves for touring and uphill travel (with climbing skin).
- Often used in park, super stable for riding rails.
- Excellent for rails
- No super standout features or drawbacks
- The hybrid camber profile seen below features rocker between the feet and camber under the feet.
- Provides better edge hold and pop than full rocker
- Loose feel and easy turning
- Floats well in powder
- Feeling unstable on rails
- Less stable than full camber at speeds
SECOND HYBRID CAMBER
- The hybrid camber profile seen below features camber between the feet and rocker at the nose and tail of the board.
- Stability of camber between the feet, better to control, pop and landing.
- Having a looser feel with additional float when compared to full cambered board.
- Feeling ‘washy’ at the nose and tail
POWDER ROCKER or S ROCKER
- More suited to all mountain and freeride riders.
- GREAT for surfing untracked snow.
- Designed to excel in powdery conditions.
- Some are twin, some are directional, most have a medium to stiff flex.
- Strong turning performance in powder
- Great for floating through powder
- Not versatile
- Switch not well