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It's been a long four years since California had a winter worth shouting about. Friends of Amplid, Buell Steelman and Henning Schwalbe, have been making the most of the great conditions on their Amplid shreds. Read more

 

Join Amplid and a large number of other ski brands this weekend (12th and 13th of March) at the Freeride Testival at Kaunertal Glacier and demo the 16/17 collection. Great conditions and beautiful blue skies are on the cards! Read more

 

UNW8 Volcano Shredding

If there's anything that will void your Amplid product's warranty, it's riding down an active volcano. Thrill-seeker Keow wee Loong doesn't care though. Equiped with a gas mask and an UNW8, Keow scaled to the heights of Mt Bromo in Indonesia and got radical. Read more

 

Between January the 29th and the 31st Amplid hosted the Blank Plank Weekender at the Backyard in the Zillertal Valley, Austria. The weekend was an opportunity for powder addicts and wannabe shapers to design and shape their dream powder shred from Amplid's Blank Plank products. Read more

 

Blank Plank Weekender

From Friday the 29th of January until Sunday the 31st Amplid will host its first Blank Plank Weekender at the Backyard in the Zillertal Austria. The weekend event will give ten people the opportunity to design, shape and shred their dream powder ski, board or splitboard. Read more

 

This weekend The Rock On Snowboard Tour rolls into the hight altitude resort of Val Thorens, part of the world famous Three Valleys. For the last week the heavens have opened and delivered plenty of fresh snow, so get yourself to the Amplid tent and test some of our legendary pow boards! Read more

 

This weekend, on the 17th and 18th of October, Amplid will be at the Gletscherfest in Pitztal with a fully equiped demo fleet so that interested skiers and snowboarders can try the gear and get themselves hooked on Amplid. Read more

 

This weekend Amplid will be at the "Freeride Ski Test" hosted by Freeskiers.net and Berg Stolz Magazine in Kauertal Austria. Visitors will have the opportunity to test 15/16 skis from a whole collection of brands including yours truly. Don't miss out! Read more

 

As a sponsor of the event, the team at Amplid would like to wish all the competitors at this year's Val D'Aran Freeride Contest in Baqueira Beret the best of luck. May your lines be smooth and your landings soft! Read more

 

This weekend Amplid is shipping a handful of splitboards to the Backyard in Austria's Zillertal for the first "Go Snowboard" camp of the season. Spaces are very limited so if splitboarding in the Zillertal and lounging in a beautiful renovated farmhouse sounds like your cup of tea then click here. Read more

 

Vintage Snowboard Days

Other commitments and illness meant that Amplid was unable to attend this years Vintage Snowboard Days event. The event, which was held last weekend at the Living Room at Hochkoenig, drew together a big crowd of legends, oldies and young rippers for a banked slalom event to remember. Read more

 

We've teamed-up with The Freeride Center Stubai, where you can now rent an Amplid Morning Split for the bargain price of 35 Euros a day. So, if you want to try before you buy and you can't make it to one of the many splitboard festivals that Amplid will be attending this winter, then here's your chance! Read more

 

Stubai Demo Report

Last weekend the Amplid Demo Tour was at the Stubaier Gletscher with a whole quiver of test skis and snowboards. The winds were a little gusty but the pistes were in fantastic condition. Here are a few pictures from the test. Read more

 

This winter Amplid has teamed up with US splitboard binding and accessories manufacturer Spark R&D to offer the best possible demo experience. Yep Amplid's LAB Carbon Split and Morning Split will be kitted-out with Spark's Magneto and After Burner bindings, featuring the innovative Tesla System. Click here to find out more. Read more

 

Last weekend Amplid welcomed another retailer into the ARC. Com Nou Freeride, by summer a mountain bike and outdoors hardware store and by winter a freeride focused ski shop, opened a new shop location in La Massana, Andorra. Amplid's Fernando was there to enjoy the flowing drink and canapes. Read more

 

Pre-season on Europe's glaciers can be unpredictable. You might be greated with epic storms and 100mph winds, or you could luck-out and have warm sunny weather and mild temperatures. Fortunately for the Amplid demo tour "Enjoy the Glacier" event at Les Deux Alpes was blessed with the latter. Hundreds of testers flocked to the event and many of them stepped on an Amplid deck for the first time. Read more

 

This weekend, October the 25th and 26th, Amplid will be at the "Enjoy The Glacier" event on the Les Deux Alpes glacier in France. So if you're in the area, get yourself and your buddies up to L2A and make use of the 23Eur ski pass and Amplid's free to use demo fleet. Read more

 

While the UK is being battered by the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo (quite possibly the coolest name for a Hurricane yet), and the majority of the Northern Hemisphere's population sob and moan about the increasingly cold weather, we snowboarders and skiers have something to be happy about. There's snow on the horizon... tons of the stuff! Read more

 

Last weekend the Amplid Demo Tour was at Hintertux glacier for the official kick-off of the European Snowboard Calendar, the Hotzone Park Opening. This coming weekend the Demo Tour will be at the Kaunertal Glacier for the legendary KTO with a vast selection of skis and boards for you to try. Read more

 

This weekend the Tirol's winter season kicks-off with the Hotzone Park Opening and Amplid will be there with a whole stack of 14/15 test boards. With sunny weather on the cards, a park jam packed full of jumps and jibs for all levels of rider and one of the best parties in snowboarding, you'd be a fool to miss it. Read more

 

New and shiny 14/15 products are arriving in the Amplid warehouse daily, but until the 13th of October not everything will be on stock. If you order now your new shred will be with you by October the 17th at the latest, but if you need it before this date it's best to email us and check. Read more

 

Spring Break

Billed as the #bestweekoftheyear (complete with hashtag), Spring Break is held on the Kaunertal Glacier at the end of April, every year. The event brings together the UK snowboard scene to test 14/15 snowboards, shred Kaunertals legendary groomers and party into the small hours. Amplid was there with its UK distributor Ultrasport. Read more

 

It's almost the end of May so unless you have a flight booked for New Zealand or are planning to hit summer camp, the likelihood is that your thinking about summer. To us summer means adventure. So why not follow Pally'Hi ambasador Nic as he travels down Morocco's Atlantic coast discovering new surf spots and a unique culture. Read more

 

Amplid Demo Weekend

Get yourself down to the Long Board Classic in Stuben, Austria, or to the Alpine Splitfest in Kandersteg, Switzerland, this weekend because Amplid will be there with a demo fleet. Read more

 

Last month chief editor Victor and the rest of the Splitboard Mag crew were in Tavascan, a small freeride resort in the Spanish Pyrenees to test some of the key splitboards to be released in the 14/15 season. You know with Splitboard Mag you're getting real opinions. Read more

 

On March the 9th the legendary Val d'Aran freeride contest will take place at Baqueira Beret in the Spanish Pyrenees. If it's anything like last year, expect fast lines and big drops from the guys and girls risking life and limb down this feature filled face. Read more

 

If you’re a frequent Easyjet traveller, be sure to peruse its inflight magazine this month. There you’ll find this little article that features the Amplid LAB Carbon Split. Read more

 

In Europe, the 2013/14 winter season will be remembered as the winter that the splitboard scene in Europe really established itself. This year tens of splitboard festivals have popped-up all over the Alps enabling like-minded splitters to meet and shred with one-and-other . The Brauneck Splitboard Festival is one such festival. Read more

 

Today Peter Bauer, Amplid's co-founder and owner, launched Pally'Hi, a merino wool apparel brand. Designed with casual fits and urban styling and using the finest quality merino wool available, Pally'Hi apparel is ideal for skiers and snowboarders. Read more

 

Get your calander out and cross-out the weekend of the 4th to 6th of April, because you're going to be at the Alpine Splitfest in Kandersteg, Switzerland. Amplid will be supporting the event so if you don't own a Morning Split by then you'll be able to get on a test board. Read more

 

Snowfall in Europe

Sure we're only a week into November but in a month's time lifts throughout Europe, North America and Asia will be whirling into action as the winter season kicks-off. Here's a shot of the Austrian resort of Serfaus Fiss Ladis to get you stoked. Read more

 

Yes that's an open invitation. Amplid will be attending the Splitboarding.eu Testival weekend at the very special and almost unknown Livingroom, Hochkoenig. Beginner or expert, this is your chance to get on a Morning Split and experience the ride. Read more

 

Come and test our latest gear at the Kaunertal Opening !!! We've got all our new skis and boards mounted up, waiting for you to be ridden. We even got 50cm of fresh pow, what are you waiting for ... Read more

 

Amplid is proud to announce that Peter Bauer, an original co-founder of the brand, now owns 100% of the business. Founded in 2005 by friends Peter Bauer and Anian Thrainer... Read more

 

Finally our new website is "live" ! English for now, but give us 3 more days and the french and german version will be up there as well. A big shout out goes to the 3 Martins, Stepö, Ben, Annerl, Rich, Yannick, Harry, Christoph and everybody who helped to get that thing running. Prost for now ... Read more