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Never Summer Prospector Splitboard

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    • One Color, 160cm
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        $999.99
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    Discover new realms of riding.

    For riders earning their turns, the Never Summer Prospector Splitboard is a high-performance touring machine that skins up and rides down the steepest alpine cirques and deepest tree runs with ease. Never Summer didn't pull any punches when it came to loading the Prospector with all of its best technologies. The result is a stiff, unrelenting board that mows over chunder and icy snow when conditions are less-than-ideal, without sacrificing deep-snow performance on epic powder days. Its tapered directional shape effortlessly floats through deep snow, keeping the nose planing through feet of untracked powder.

    The slightly revised Extended Tour Rocker Camber delivers the ride-anywhere versatility of Never Summer's Original Rocker Camber, but with a subtle flat zones under the touring brackets for better uphill traction. Since the rocker is intact, the board retains incredible float. Camber outside the bindings enhances power when you're driving into and out of turns, as well as punching through choppy snow.

    Loaded with more dampening than virtually any board in Never Summer's line (it's equal to the Chairman), the Prospector features RDS 1+ Dampening for riding balls-out on steep terrain without unnerving chatter or excess vibration. The SuperLight Wood core is specifically designed for Never Summer's Carbonium Series, reducing weight for faster uphill performance without sacrificing strength. Carbonium Laminates maximize energy transfer for instantaneous edge-to-edge response. Other split-friendly features include Sintered P-tex sidewalls for beefed-up durability, as well as a Durasurf XT 5501 base for effortless glide through deep snow.

    • Tapered directional shape (20mm taper)
    • Extended Tour Rocker Camber profile
    • NS SuperLight Wood core
    • Carbonium Topsheet
    • Carbonium Max Laminate
    • RDS 1+ Dampening System
    • Sintered P-Tex inner, outer sidewalls
    • Durasurf XT 5501 sintered base
    • Voile hooks and clips included
    • Item #NVS003A

    Tech Specs

    Length
    157 cm, 160 cm, 164 cm
    Profile
    Extended Tour Rocker Camber (rocker underfoot with flat area under touring brackets, camber outside bindings)
    Shape
    tapered directional (20mm taper)
    Flex
    stiff
    Effective Edge
    [157cm] 1240 mm, [160cm] 1280 mm, [164cm] 1330 mm
    Waist Width
    [157cm] 247 mm, [160cm] 248 mm, [164cm] 250 mm
    Sidecut Radius
    [157cm] 7.8 m, [160cm] 8.12 m, [164cm] 8.46 m
    Stance Setback
    1 in
    Core
    NS SuperLight Wood
    Wrap
    Bi-Lite fiberglass, Carbonium Max Laminate, RDS 1+ Dampening System
    Sidewalls
    Sintered P-Tex inner, outer sidewalls
    Edge
    Vario Power Grip sidecut
    Base
    Durasurf XT 5501 sintered
    Hardware Included
    yes, Voile clips and hooks
    Recommended Use
    backcountry touring
    Manufacturer Warranty
    3 years

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    thoughts on the 157 for a 115 lb 14 year old. would this be to much board? currently on a zelix 154. rides treed areas mostly. does get above tree line in some of our local areas. likes to ride fast etc

    Jamie,



    For the 14 y/o riding the 154cm Zelix, I'd be curious how they feel about that board? Is it too much at times or do they really feel like they've always got complete control?



    If they feel they've got complete control then the 157cm would be doable but I'd normally recommend someone at that weight to ride something in the 150-154cm range.



    I'd look at the 154cm version of the Jones Solution before the 157cm of this board.



    Feel free to hit me up and I can work with you on the full splitboard set up.



    Jared D.

    Expert Gearhead

    801.736.4336

    jdowns@backcountry.com