Tubbs Flex ALP Snowshoes
A foundational Tubbs design and industry leader, the women’s FLEX ALP snowshoe continues to attract committed backcountry enthusiasts. Featuring carbon-steel, 3D-curved Traction Rails and our signature Viper 2.0 crampon at the toe, the Tubbs FLEX ALP stomps up steep and icy peaks while reducing stress on your joints and improving stability for the downhill.
We are proud to offer a dedicated backcountry section at both Rhythm Summit and Rhythm Hakuba, offering a large selection of the latest backcountry equipment.
If you intend to access the backcountry terrain in the Niseko or Hakuba region then you are going to need the right backcountry gear. Niseko and Hakuba offer some of the best backcountry skiing in the world, from wide open bowls to perfectly spaced trees, the area has been blessed with perfect deep powder terrain. The resorts have easy to access “side country” areas so when the inbound fresh is all used up, it’s easy to find endless fresh turns accessed by touring skis with skins or snow shoes for the boarders. We always recommend using a local guide, such as Evergreen in Hakuba, or Black Diamond Tours in Niseko, to ensure your safety and also that you get to ride the best areas.
We stock the latest and greatest in backcountry gear and accessories, from well known brands, our images are just a sample of backcountry gear we sell in our stores, availability isn’t guaranteed so make sure you chat to our staff about what’s currently available. Remember, we also stock a full range of backcountry gear to rent.
Shovel Brands: BCA, Pieps
Tubbs Mens Flex ALP Snowshoes
A foundational Tubbs design and industry leader, the men’s FLEX ALP snowshoe continues to attract committed backcountry enthusiasts. Featuring carbon-steel, 3D-curved Traction Rails and our signature Viper 2.0 crampon at the toe, the Tubbs FLEX ALP stomps up steep and icy peaks while reducing stress on your joints and improving stability for the downhill.
Jones Snowboards Hovercraft Split
If you enjoy steep chutes, light-speed tree runs and backcountry cold smoke, look to the Hovercraft Split for nimble maneuverability and high speed stability no matter where your adventures take you.The Jones Hovercraft Splitboard is finely crafted with a directional rocker profile for massive float and a stiff, mild swallow tail to keep things under control when the snow firms up, while the Inner and outer Magne-Traction provides grip on the way up and down. With its short-n-wide design and blunted nose, the Jones Hovercraft Splitboard was built for going deep in search of awesome terrain.
Sizes: 152, 156, 160
Jones Mind Expander – Womens
Expand your horizons with a freeride monster that’s unlike anything you’ve experienced before. The Jones Mind Expander Snowboard showcases the Christenson Surf Rocker, which is shaped by surf legend Chris Christenson himself. The result is a board that is playfully floaty and allows you to feel the snow beneath your feet for epic performance all over the mountain. The flex is just right for handling deep powder while still ripping tree runs and getting power in your turns.
Retail Sizes: 142, 146
Rental Sizes: 142, 146, 150