- Price: £565 / €680
- Lengths: 155, 159, 163
- Flex: 7
- Profile: Setback Camber
- Shape: Directional
Oooft, that’s a pretty board right there. There’s more to the Rome Mountain Division than a fancy topsheet, though. Look underneath and you’ll find what may rank among the finest piste-and-pow boards on the market today.
“The setback-camber profile gives you power in the carves when on firmer terrain, and easy float when it’s dumped”
Park fans won’t be impressed, but those who like to razz the groomers between backcountry adventures will find much to like in the Rome Mountain Twin. For starters, the setback-camber profile gives you power in the carves when on firmer terrain, and easy float when it’s dumped.
The fairly stiff flex and sintered base mark this out as a speed-friendly stick, but the biax laminate is more forgiving than what you might find on an out-and-out bullet. So you can test your nerve when you want, but it’s not one you have to send down route one all the time.
A carbon-esque material called ‘Zylon’ runs right down the centre of the Rome Mountain Twin, improving its pop and end-to-end strength. Two carbon rods on either side do the same, so if you’re prepared to work for it then this will launch you skywards like you wouldn’t believe.
The super-light core further adds to the quality of the Rome Mountain Division, making it a premium snowboard for anyone who likes to explore.