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Hardboots or Softboots… which is right for you?

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Photos Courtesy of Aaron Diamond Like many splitboarders… …I started out in a traditional (soft) snowboard boot. These were the same boots I wore at the resort. They were comfortable, warm, rode well, and required no break-in. By many standards, they were an exceptional boot for touring. A few years splitboarding and a handful of avalanche classes later, my ambitions …

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Voile Splitboard & Ski Crampons

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Spring touring has arrived!  If you’re like us, you’re itching to go for bigger objectives after what felt like a long season of avoiding nasty PWLs. With the change of the seasons comes a change in your backcountry kit. Enter ski crampons and splitboard crampons. What are splitboard & ski crampons:  Essentially the same idea as boot crampons, but they …

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Voile TTS Binding FAQ

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We introduced the Voile TTS Binding (Telemark Tech System) to our telemark binding lineup this 20-21 season. The TTS Binding evolved out of our relentless and disciplined pursuit of simple, lightweight and reliable designs. SPECS Sticking true to the Voile motto, the TTS sheds some serious g’s, weighing in at ~1130g (2.5 lbs) per pair. This makes the up more …

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New Online Rental Center for Voile Demos

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We build simple, solid, backcountry equipment. Now we offer a simple, solid online Rental Center for Voile demos in Salt Lake City. Here’s how: Visit our online Rental Center powdered by Bike Rent Manager. Choose the dates. Select the gear (“Type of Gear”). Proceed to checkout. Create an account with your information. (Yes, you still have to do this if …

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Backcountry Equipment Made in Utah, USA

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Local Since 1980 Voile skis are made in Utah and have been since day one. We started making backcountry equipment in 1980 right here in Salt Lake City with the Wasatch Mountains as our backdrop and R&D field. In a highly globalized production world, many companies outsource manufacturing overseas for cheap labor. The 98 percent of Voile products are made …

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Voile Women’s Backcountry Skis and Splitboards

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In an industry historically dominated by men, female skiers worldwide have been making strides to level the playfield. There have always been badass lady shredders, but their accomplishment sometimes drown in a sea of ski-bro testosterone. Not only are there some serious female rippers pioneering mountaineering ascents and big mountain lines, but the influence they bring to the industry is …