How do I size myself for a snowboard?

You can get a general idea of the length you will need for snowboard sizing, by standing a board up vertically, and comparing the height to your chin. If the board length is in between your chin and nose, then typically, that board is within your size range.

What size powder board should I get?

If you normally ride a 157-162 cm board and you’re an average sized guy (most riders), you will want the Hover/Ultra-craft 156 cm. If you normally ride a 162+ cm board, or you have size US 11/11.5 boot or bigger, grab a Hover/Ultra-craft 160 cm.

How do I know what size snowboard bindings to get?

Snowboard bindings are sized by the boot size that they will accept. For example a typical size of a snowboard binding might be Medium and this will correlate to a size of 7-9 which will implicate that binding fitting correctly with a snowboard boot with the size of 7, 8 or 9.

What is a size 22.5 snowboard boot?

Snowboard Boot Size Chart

Mondo (cm) Men / Unisex (US) Women (US)
21.5 3
22 4 5
22.5 4.5 5.5
23 5 6

Are longer boards better for powder?

You want a longer (and preferably rockered) board to allow the nose of the board to float above the deep powder snow. Upsize 1-2cm for rockered powder boards and 2-6cm for cambered powder boards.

Are snowboard bindings one size fits all?

Bindings typically come in Small, Small/Medium, Medium, Medium/Large, Large & Large/X Large. Unfortunately there isn’t an industry norm for which boot size fits which binding size. For example a medium size binding in one brand might fit a size 10 but in another brand you would need a large size binding.

Which is the best way to size a snowboard?

Height is probably the first measurement that comes to mind when thinking of choosing a snowboard length, but it might not be the best sizing method on its own. Even so, people have been sizing snowboards by height alone since the beginning and will probably continue to do so forever.

What kind of snowboard do I need to ride on soft snow?

If you plan to ride fast on groomed runs, then a cambered board is a good choice. But for riding soft snow you’ll probably want a flat, rocker, camber/rocker or flat/rocker board. Snowboard width: With the right width board, your boots will extend just slightly over the edges of the board.

How tall is a full size snowboard rider?

Snowboard Sizing Chart Based on Height Rider Height (ft/in) Rider Height (cm) Snowboard Size (cm) 5’6″ 168cm 148-153 5’7″ 170cm 150-155 5’8″ 173cm 152-155 5’9″ 175cm 153-157

How are snowboards different for men and women?

Snowboards by Gender and Age. Women’s Snowboards. Women-specific boards have narrower waist widths (to match the frame and stance of a smaller person with smaller feet), and slightly less camber and a softer flex (engineered for the way a smaller person drives energy into a board).