MTNLOCAL SNOWBOARD REVIEW 2018-2019
TESTER: Rob Kingwill
BOARD BRAND: MtnLocal
MODEL NAME: 158?
OVERALL IMPRESSION: 6
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD? How damp and solid it rides
WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD? It is a bit heavy, but built for speed!
OVERALL COMMENTS: I was blown away how well this board handled. I was skeptical because of the laminated construction and no profiling of the core, but I found it to be a sweet carver on hardpack and super damp. The tail seemed a bit stiff/ planky. Overall a sweet ride.
BOARD STYLE: FREERIDE BOARD
CONDITIONS TESTED IN: HARDPACK, POWDER
RATE THE SHAPE (1 TO 7): RADICAL
SHAPE COMMENTS: AT THING OF BEAUTY
ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS:
RATE THE FLEX (1 TO 7): 5
FLEX COMMENTS: TOO STIFF
ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT: A little stiff in the tail.
RATE THE STABILITY (1 TO 7): RADICAL
STABILITY COMMENTS: ROCK SOLID- AS GOOD AS IT GETS
ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENT: So damp and smooth.
RATE THE POP/PLAYFULNESS (1 TO 7): OK
POP/ PLAYFULNESS COMMENTS: OK
ADDITIONAL POP/ PLAYFULNESS COMMENT: Hard to flex the tail for a proper ollie.
RATE THE FLOAT IN POWDER (1 TO 7)): 5
RATE THE FLOAT IN POWDER (1 TO 7): OK
ADDITIONAL FLOAT IN POWDER COMMENT: A little softer and I would have been able to get the nose up a bit more.
RATE THE GRAPHICS (1 TO 7): RADICAL
RATE THE GRAPHICS COMMENT: AESTHETIC AND INSPIRING
ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENT: Absolutely beautiful hand done finish!
ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE TO SAY? This board is unique and super sweet for railing carves, which is what it was designed for.