Big footed all mountain freestyle.
If you have big feet, and you treat the entire mountain like one big park, the Jones Mountain Twin Wide snowboard is right up your alley. This directional twin has a set-back stance and a directional flex for freeride-capable stability, with a freestyle inspired shape that turns side hits and pillow lines into the best park features on the hill. If you thrive on tricking every last jump, gap, stump, and side hit on the mountain, the Mountain Twin is exactly what you want strapped to your extra-large feet.
Camber between the feet keeps the Mountain Twin planted at speed, and there's slightly more rocker in the nose than the tail for stability at mach speeds, without sacrificing handling when riding switch. Mellow Magne-Traction places bumps along the edge, for secure edgehold, even on ice. The blunted nose keeps swing weight down for extra response and faster spins. Triax fiberglass works in conjunction with carbon stringers that radiate out from the bindings to the tip and tail for a super responsive ride. The sintered base holds a bunch of wax, and runs crazy fast. The film topsheet not only saves weight, but it's more environmentally friendly than traditional constructions. And you can thank Brian Iguchi, your favorite rider's favorite rider, for the show-stopping graphics.
- CamRock (camber between feet, rockered tip and tail)
- Directional twin shape
- Mellow Magne-Traction
- Carbon stringers
- FSC wood core
- Sintered base
- Assorted base colors
- Graphics by Brian Iguchi
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The best "Do it all" board.
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Wake up in the morning to a foot of fresh, get a few turns in, sun comes out, and everything packs out so you head to the park, but want to hit a few side booters on the way there. This board is best all mountain board I have ridden to date. The small amount of rocker helps the board stay on top on those deep days, and the true twin shape gives it a true freeride feel. Get this board if you want to truly have the go anywhere, do anything quiver.
Solid, fun board for the whole mountain
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
I switched at the end of the 2013 year from my beginner/intermediate Head board to the Jones Mountain Twin combined with Burton Cartel '13 bindings. Rode 9 of my 49 days this season (2012-13). I'm 6'1" 180 lbs and bought the 161 W.
- Flex: Playful on the whole mountain with stiffness/flex combo to power through crud, and ollie/jump on the naturals or cat tracks. I feel that I can land or power through anything as long as I can get my feet somewhat beneath me.
- Edges: With the flex mentioned above, I don't fall when carving hard through slush (Spring conditions), and the mellow magna-traction holds well on hardpack/icy conditions. On groomers and pow, this board rips.
- Stability: I bought the 161W and while it doesn't look much wider than my old 160, the combined width, length, and the default stance alleviate leg fatigue when riding in the white room (powder). Much more so than my old Head board where I had the bindings moved back, or on groomers, moved neutral. I have to credit the flex here again on the Mountain Twin. It'll flex with the movement of your body. The board also feels great underfoot when bombing groomers (speeds around 65-70mph tested) and floats on the pow. No rattling noticed one bit - this board quietly charges along.
- Fun: This board has made me a better rider, and looks great. It'll allow you to do what you want to and when you want to.
- Playfulness: While it's super fun on all mountain, it's not a board that guarantees pop and you'd take for a full day at the park. It'll help you ride in-n-out, and you'll have fun, but it's meant for riding all conditions all over the mountain and so you'll have more fun with it that way.
- Base - I feel that the base is slightly softer and more prone to scratching (on rocks/roots) than my old board. This isn't a dig on the base, but an observation. When freshly waxed, the Mountain Twin is fast, but I also feel it loses the wax somewhat quickly.