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Gear Reviews of different winter, summer, indoor and outdoor sports equipment. We’ll let you know what’s worth spending your money on and what isn’t.

Need a high-performing jacket that won't set you back a month's salary? That's exactly what the folks at Burton designed their Burton Axis Snowboard Jacket to be. The advanced piece of outwear has all the features and performance of...
Heavy into skateboarding? Bummed out about all the snow that's dropping? If you're a skate rat that doesn't head up to the big mountain all that often, then a snowskate might be for you. And the Premier Ghettobird Snowskate...
Boots are an important and essential piece of gear for any snowboarding setup. Rather than just pick up any old pair, why not invest a little of your hard-earned dough in a top-quality set of shred kicks this winter. The...
The snowboarding industry is filled with dozens of superb companies offering a wide range of top-quality products for boarders and skiers alike. While forking over moola for a new jacket might not be quite as exciting as, say, investing...
Poler Stuff and Nike have done it again with their 2014 Poler X Nike Vapen Snowboard Boot. The collab came out of a similar project between Poler and Nike Skateboarding and is the first time Poler and the snowboarding side...
It's hard to go wrong with a snowboard with as cool of a name as the Capita The Black Snowboard of Death Snowboard. Though the name is a little funky to get off the tongue, the board is pimped...
The holiday season is upon us once again and people everywhere are rushing around in an attempt to pick up the very best gifts for their loved ones. If there is a snowboarder in your family or friend group, then...
It's just about that time of year...when nearly every ski resort across the country opens up and snowboarders from all over flock to get their shred on. But why head up to the mountain with anything but the best? You...
Splitboarding has been around for years but it is largely a recent phenomenon. Until the last decade or so, snowboarders hoping to make it up into the untouched powder of the backcountry either had to hoof it or make...
The 2014 Slash ATV Snowboard truly is an all terrain vehicle. Designed for everything the mountain can throw at you, the snowboard is equally at home in the park and in the powder. The Slash ATV Snowboard combines a traditional...
If you check in on occasion here at Much Awesome, then chances are that you’ve seen our recent post on the best all-mountain snowboards of 2014. In it, we took our knowledge of 2013/2014 all-mountain sticks and sorted through...
Meet the 2014 Salomon Salomonder Snowboard and insert your own witty joke about snakes here. I've had a long day and can't think of a witty amphibian/reptile (what even are salamanders anyways?) to describe this board. What I can do,...
With a Hawaiian-inspired graphic, you can bring a little summer to the slopes and get Lei'd with the 2014 Rome Butterknife Snowboard. The boys at Rome have done it once again with the 14' Butterknife. A freestyle snowboard through and...
The 2014 Dinosaurs Will Die Bogart Snowboard is a freestyle masterpiece that can kick it on any terrain. Designed and ridden by Ben Bogart, the snowboard is his go-to board no matter the time of year or the conditions. If...
Lib Technology goes bananas once again with their 2014 Lib Tech Skate Banana Original Snowboard. True to its roots, the board is an absolute freestyle killer featuring only a few updates since it was first released five years ago. The...