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Best All Mountain Snowboards 2019-2020

Chosen by the Whitelines Test Team

It’s most snowboarders dream to own a fleet of boards, that they can peruse and choose from depending on the conditions. The reality though, in most cases, is that the majority of us will end up purchasing an all-mountain board. One board to do it all, your daily driver. The board that can sniff out pow stashes early morning, and then cruise through the banked slalom to hot lap the park in the afternoon.

“There’s an abundance of all-mountain decks on the market that claim to do it all, but only a handful that truly deliver”

There’s an abundance of all-mountain decks on the market that claim to do it all, but only a handful that truly deliver. It’s a tricky balance to strike: creating profiles that can deliver pop, whilst floating in powder; or carve aggressively and still inspire confidence to take a couple laps in switch.

There’s no ride or die formula that makes a good all-mountain board, because within the category, we can delve further into sub-categories. Is it a freestyle focused deck that can also dig trenches? Or a freeride phenom with surprising performance between the park ropes? Personal preference comes into play a lot when deciphering which snowboard will suit you best, and in no category more than all-mountain. So we’ve spent the winter testing and reviewing hundreds of snowboards to bring you this list, our top choices for 2019-2020.

For riders looking for that one “quiver killer” to pull out of the locker every day of the season this is your category. Every snowboard in this list has our Test Team seal of approval. These are the boards that performed in every area we took them in, and their versatility made an impression on us.

Scroll down to view all the best all-mountain snowboards, or skip to a particular model using the links below

Salomon Assassin Pro | Bataleon Goliath | Burton Free Thinker | Ride Superpig | Rome Agent | Rome Warden | Bataleon Evil Twin | Bataleon Fun.Kink | Bataleon Whatever | Bataleon BYND x MDLS | Borealis Tundra | Burton Custom | Burton One Hitter | Burton Process | Capita The Asyumlator | Capita Defenders of Awesome | Capita Mercury | Capita Outerspace Living | DC Mega | Gnu 4 | Gnu Riders Choice | Jones Frontier | Jones Mountain Twin | K2 Manifest | Korua Otto | Lib Tech Titty Fish | Lib Tech Travis Rice Pro | Lobster Stomper | Never Summer Proto Type Two | Nidecker Babs | Ride Warpig | Salomon Assassin | Slash ATV | YES Basic | YES Standard


Salomon Assassin Pro Snowboard 2019-2020

PRICE: £560

With its versatile hybrid profile, lightweight core and stiffer flex, the Assassin Pro is truly a board that can do it all. Beefier than the traditional Salomon Assassin, it’ll suit a more aggressive rider who wants to tear shit up all over the mountain.

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  • Selected for the Whitelines 100- take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Salomon Assassin Pro here

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    Bataleon Goliath Snowboard 2019-2020

    PRICE: £469 / €550

    What makes the best all-mountain boards stand out is, ironically, their ability to blend in. Even down to its understated graphics, the Goliath doesn’t pigeon hole itself. A medium flex, classic camber profile and ’99% Twin’ shape will appeal to park rats and carving addicts alike.

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  • Selected for the Whitelines 100- take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Bataleon Goliath here

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    Burton Free Thinker Snowboard 2019-2020

    PRICE: £500/ €580

    Despite being touted as a more freestyle oriented board, the Burton Free Thinker can handle it all. From Alaskan spines to digging trenches on corduroy this board has the chops to do it, just have a look at Danny Davis’ riding and you’ll see that the Free Thinker is perfectly happy all over the hill.

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  • Selected for The Whitelines 100 – take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Burton Free Thinker here

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    Ride Superpig Snowboard 2019-2020

    PRICE: £500/ €570

    This is a board suited to an advanced all-mountain ripper, someone who feels comfortable riding mach-10 slashing and spraying. The It has the classic Pig shape – blunt nose and tail reducing swing weight and allowing you to ride a slightly shorter, lighter, board. The flat nose has a pronounced rocker underneath it, to help lift the front of the board out of the snow when you’re riding in powder to make it float better. The rest of the board is cambered to give you solid edge hold on piste, while the four contact points make the board more stable and likely to bite on sketchy ice.

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  • Selected for The Whitelines 100 – take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Ride Superpig here

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    Rome Agent Snowboard 2019-2020

    PRICE: £370/ €430

    Like all good secret agents, the Rome Agent is adaptable, versatile and a master of disguise. A makeover for this season has revealed a true twin shape underneath a powerful and sleek carbon mask. Those who enjoy stomping and sliding through the park, and then laying out deep carves and boosting off sidehits into fresh side-country snow then the Agent could just be your cup of tea.

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  • Selected for The Whitelines 100 – take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Rome Agent here

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    Rome Warden Snowboard 2019-2020

    PRICE: £350 / €400

    A softer flexing model, it’ll be perfect for newer riders to build up confidence, with the ability to push themselves as they progress. It’s not a ‘beginner board’ that you’ll outgrow after a week of riding. Or if you’re a baller on a budget, and you’re looking for a go anywhere, do anything shred stick that isn’t gonna break the bank, then you’re in the right place.

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  • Selected for The Whitelines 100 – take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Rome Warden here

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    Bataleon Evil Twin Snowboard 2019-2020

    PRICE: £429 / €490

    The name is obviously derived from its shape, but you also get two for the price of one with the Evil Twin. On paper, it’s a board designed for life in the park; in reality, the rest of the mountain brings out an entirely different personality. It has been one of the most ridden, talked about and reviewed all-mountain freestyle snowboards for over a decade.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Bataleon Evil Twin here

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    Bataleon Fun.Kink Snowboard 2019-2020

    PRICE: £370 / €430

    For first-time buyers, this might be the only board you ever need. For the old-timers who’ve been punishing themselves on oversized, under-flexing monoliths, this is snowboard that’ll hold you tight, tuck you in, and tell you everything’s going to be okay now. Whoever you are, snowboarding will never feel so Fun.Kink good again.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Bataleon Fun.Kink here


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    Bataleon Whatever Snowboard 2019-2020

    PRICE: £399/ €460

    There’s something for everyone here. Whether you’re building confidence across the whole mountain or building up your bag of tricks in the park, it’s one that every rider should keep on their radar when searching for their next board. With a flex pattern slap bang in the middle, Bataleon’s Twin 3BT and sidekick profile, and a 99% twin outline the Whatever knows how to ride just about everything.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Bataleon Whatever here

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    Bataleon BYND x MDLS Snowboard 2019-2020

    PRICE: £429/ €490

    For strong intermediate and up riders it’s hard to look too far beyond the Bataleon BYNDxMDLS. The Freestyle 3BT is the most versatile in Bataleon’s line. You get a medium uplift in the nose and tail sidebases, making it glide over powder and jib on slush confusingly well for a full camber profile. The added Sidekick injects a further dose of forgiveness and float, with increased stability in turn initiation, too.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Bataleon BYND x MDLS here

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    Borealis Tundra Snowboard 2019-2020

    PRICE: £459/ €499

    The Tundra gives almost any of the big-boy quiver killers on the market a run for their money. Where the Tundra aims to set itself apart is in its construction. The ‘Ultra Light’ core blends poplar and paulownia stringers, reinforced with bamboo rods to keep the snap and response high, and the swing weight down. The Tundra lets you leave your mark across the whole mountain, whilst reducing the one left on your bank account and the planet.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Borealis Tundra here

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    Burton Custom Snowboard 2019-2020

    PRICE: £510/ €600

    What can be said about the Burton Custom that hasn’t been said before? It’s an institution. Whether you were aiming to be the next carving king, backcountry baron, park prince or slope Caesar, the Burton Custom has got you covered. If you’re a stronger rider then this is a board that can truly be ridden anywhere.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Burton Custom here

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    Burton One Hitter Snowboard 2019-2020

    PRICE: £440 / €500

    The Burton One Hitter is a board you can take out for every occasion. Whether you’re in the mood for cruising down the piste with your mates, hitting any odd side hits, lapping the park, carving the groomers or diving deep into an ocean of white snow – the One Hitter’s got your back.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Burton One Hitter here

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    Burton Process Snowboard 2019-2020

    PRICE: £390/ €460

    The Process is no one trick pony. With a sintered base you’ll be guaranteed speed, while the poppy profile makes sure you can both jib your way through the park or stomp the kicker line without any problems. The triax fiberglass makes the board slightly stiffer and adds to its responsiveness, while the frostbite edges provides greater control.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Burton Process here

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    Capita Asymulator 2019-2020

    PRICE: £460/ €499

    This hard charging maniac is ideal for the ones who are looking to rip through the piste and park. You can definitely tell this thing apart from the other boards just by looking at the shovelhead tip and tail. The unique shape isn’t just for show, it’ll help with floating over varied terrain and the asymmetric sidecut delivers extra power and drive to your heelside carves.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Capita Asymulator here

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    Capita Defenders of Awesome Snowboard 2019-2020

    PRICE: £420/ €459

    Cruise or charge – Capita’s bestselling beast is down for anything. This stick is a confidence booster, ready to give you the ride of your life. If you’re looking for a board that can not only do it all, but do it well, Capita’s DOA is definitely worthy of consideration.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Capita Defenders of Awesome here

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    Capita Mercury Snowboard 2019-2020

    PRICE: £510/ €559

    This snowboard has all the elements of a heavy hitter. The camber in between the feet provides quick edge to edge turns as well as high speed and pop without the loss of stability. With rocker at both ends, you’ll get a smooth ride and plenty of float in powder. The midsection of the board is slightly stiffer than the rest and will add additional power, response, and snap to your ride.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Capita Mercury here

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    Capita Outerspace Living 2019-2020

    PRICE: £370/ €399

    Who wouldn’t want to have one board that can do it all? The Capita Outerspace Living is a great choice if you’re planning to invest in only one board this season, this stick is built for cruising the whole mountain with ease. This is the ideal partner – you can take this thing out for a swim in the deep, and once the powder is all tracked out you can hit the park.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Capita Outerspace Living here

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    DC Mega 2019-2020

    PRICE: £460/ €520

    The DC Mega draws inspiration from skate tech and culture and combines a consistent and solid flat section with a longer camber to create the ultimate in pop and stability. The board can be spring loaded for extra speed when you’re bouncing edge to edge through fast turns. Flattening off outside the contact points keeps it smooth and less catchy, and gives a lil’ extra float when you score some fresh.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 DC Mega here

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    Gnu 4 2019-2020

    PRICE: £535/ €600

    Gnu’s C3 hybrid profile keeps you feeling surfy when you’re cruising in the chowder, and leaves you rock solid and stable when you’re ripping shit up on the groomers. The tail is rounded off, reducing the surface area and forcing it to sink more when you’re getting steep and deep, with a slightly larger nose to keep its head above water easier. The 4 can dominate the whole mountain with ease.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Gnu 4 here

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    Gnu Riders Choice 2019-2020

    PRICE: £510/ €570

    The Riders Choice says it all in the name – it’s everyone’s favourite. It’s the perfect go anywhere, do anything board, if you’re looking for a one board quiver killer then clap your peepers on this little beauty.

    Mid flexing for your comfort so it’s the ultimate formula for an all mountain slayer. Stiff enough to hold its line when you want to really lay into your carves, soft enough so you can still jib and play around.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Gnu Riders Choice here

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    Jones Frontier 2019-2020

    PRICE: £418/ €480

    The directional camrock profile definitely favours the nose of the board for floating in deeper conditions, but there’s ample room in the tail to switch things up whenever the mood takes you. Subtle spoon profiling in the nose and tail gives increased lift in powder but makes transferring between edges on the piste a doozy, too.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Jones Frontier here

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    Jones Mountain Twin 2019-2020

    PRICE: £439/ €500

    The Mountain Twin remains Jones’ best selling board in the line. It’s no surprise really. You get all the quality, expertise and performance found in their quiver decks, bundled into their most versatile, freestyle friendly, all-mountain rip stick. This is a board that’s very much geared towards charging the entire mountain, but one that is more than happy to chuck the odd spin or press, here and there.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Jones Mountain Twin here

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    K2 Manifest 2019-2020

    PRICE: £470/ €530

    The Manifest is a board that’ll stick its feet up and make itself at home no matter where you take it. A powder friendly, piste ripping, kicker smashing rip stick? Count us in. A tribute to fallen K2 comrade Aaron Robinson this deck personifies his vibrant and fun loving attitude, and is a worthwhile team and fan favourite.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 K2 Manifest here

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    Korua Otto 2019-2020

    PRICE: €399

    The Otto stands out in the Korua line as their most conventional, all-mountain shape. It’s the straight-laced brother of the family but still loaded with the DNA that’s given the red and white chargers their cult classic status. With KORUA’s wider than average waist width, the Otto still has a decent amount of float and stability to charge the morning hard-pack or power through freshies with the rest of the red and white brigade.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Korua Otto here

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    Lib Tech Titty Fish 2019-2020

    PRICE: £520/ €580

    This year’s version of the Titty Fish remains a directional shape, but has lost the crescent-cutaway nose in favour of a more twin-styled shape at either end, so it gives bumps up the freestyle characteristics without detracting from any of its freeride performance. Not for the timid rider, this aggressive all mountain board will provide plenty of speed and power regardless of the the terrain beneath it.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Lib Tech Titty Fish here

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    Lib Tech Travis Rice Pro 2019-2020

    PRICE: £535/ €600

    Travis’ notorious pro model is back again and it’s here to stay. Coming in either a pointed or blunt nose shape, depending on your size preference, Travis’ all-terrain weapon is a power house across the entire mountain. It features a pronounced rocker in the middle to help you float through the backcountry by lifting the nose and tail, whilst the individual cambers under foot, combined with Lib Tech’s ‘Magnetraction’ edges, will provide that much needed grip when charging at max speed or simply trying to survive the early morning ice.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Lib Tech Travis Rice Pro here

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    Lobster Stomper 2019-2020

    PRICE: £399/ €460

    The Stomper has seen a few changes this year to make it a bit more of an all mountain charger rather than an out and out freestyle machine. Some of the volume has shifted back to give a little extra nose, and while this won’t muck up your switch landings, it will give a more stable on piste feel and a bit easier handling in powder.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Lobster Stomper here

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    Never Summer Proto Type Two 2019-2020

    PRICE: £599/ €699

    The Never Summer Proto Type Two is an aggressive all-mountain board, which will take you through the deep stuff, hold an edge on the iciest of slope, and swing you through the park with ease – all in one day.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Never Summer Proto Type Two here

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    Nidecker Babs 2019-2020

    PRICE: £475/ €500

    If you’re looking for an old school design wrapped around a technically advanced all-rounder, you’ll definitely have a blast ripping through the mountain on this one. If you’re looking for a performance board with precision, this comeback kid is more than ideal.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Nidecker Babs here

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    Ride Warpig 2019-2020

    PRICE: £425/ €500

    The Warpig takes no prisoners. It’s a hard charging, pow surfing, slush slashing weapon of mass destruction. If you’re after a board that’s going beat the shit out of your friend’s neatly arranged quiver, then this might just be the hog to handle it. You want to ride the Warpig slightly shorter than your regular board, and in doing so you’re able to dominate it more, throw it into spins easier, and get tighter turns.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Ride Warpig here

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    K2 Manifest 2019-2020

    PRICE: £470

    This all mountain beast has become a favourite amongst many and if you’re looking to buy one board that can do it all, the Assassin is a worthy weapon of choice. The camrock profile, directional twin shape and stiffish flex makes this a versatile freestyle board that thrives in the park and beyond.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Salomon Assassin here

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    Slash ATV 2019-2020

    PRICE: £460/ €529

    The ATV is the OG of the Slash line up. It’s pure snowboarding with a modern twist. Designed by Gigi himself, this is the go-to board for all-mountain freestyle riders looking for a hard-charging, zero compromising shred stick. As its name would suggest, the ATV will just about go anywhere with relative ease.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 Slash ATV here

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    YES Basic 2019-2020

    PRICE: £359

    If you’ve been snowboarding anywhere within the last decade, chances are you’ve seen a YES Basic somewhere on the slopes. It’s a snowboard that genuinely embarrasses a lot of more costly boards out there. It performs like so many others claim to, but at only a fraction of the price. While ticking off all the basics, it still leaves a couple tricks up its sleeve for a slight edge in the mountains.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 YES Basic here

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    YES Standard 2019-2020

    PRICE: £439

    A park inspired shape that rides in the powder is something that you’ll hear from a lot of brands. Some work; some don’t. The YES Standard makes such a claim but goes about achieving this a little differently. Make use of the Slamback inserts (which allow you to align yourself towards the back of the board), you’ll be surprised how well this freestyle deck can keep up with the big boys off piste.

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  • Take a closer look at the 2019-2020 YES Standard here

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