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Buying Beginner Snowboard

Hi guys,

I have just finished my lessons and I’m now ready to start properly learning to snowboard, within the next cpl of weeks I hope to get a board bindings and boots.

I have been looking at reviews and videos on beginner boards and wonder if you could suggest a great setup for me.

So far the board I’m going to buy is either the 2019 Yes Basic or the 2019 Arbor Formula (rocker but open to advice on camber) 

The bindings I was thinking about are Arbor Hemlock or Salomon Trigger, again suggestions welcome,

Boots I am open to your advice,

I am 70kg with size 10 feet so board length I was thinking 158/159.

I don’t want to spend a fortune but want some really good gear that will last me to intermediate and beyond.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks


hey recon youre in on point with a yes board. only advise as a fellow member of the less than 75kg club, go a bit shorter than recommend. i found what i lost in straight line stability was made up for when trying to spin the the board and get through tight tree sections.