US Amplid ambassador Buell Steelman has spent a lot of time on his Milligram over the past two winters touring in California's Eastern Sierra range. Splitboard.com reached-out to Buell and asked him to share his experiences of Amplid's flagship splitboard. Buell also gathered the opinions of a handful of fellow riders and friends who have also been impressed by the Milligram's prowess.
Skialper, Italy's "numero uno" ski touring and splitboarding magazine, conducted its annual Buyer's Guide test last winter and Amplid sent along a Milligram, Millisurf and Creamer Split to entertain the testers. We're very pleased to reveal that the Milligram scooped the award for "Splitboard of the Year 2018" and the Millisurf was awarded with the "Powder Choice" award. Read the reviews in full here.
"In powder it is almost unbeatable. It's extremely agile and riding is a lot of fun" - Just one of the nice things that ,Patrick Schoekel, aka Mr Splitboarding.eu, and his team of dedicated testers said about Amplid's new, ultra-light, pow-surfing splitboard. Click on the link to read the whole review.
Amplid's latest team signing, Mario Kaeppeli, teams up with fellow Innsbruck resident Tom Tramnitz for his 16/17 season edit "Don't You Find". From splitboard accessed lines deep in Austria's backcountry to step-up double corks in Kuehtai, Mario destroys it all.
Translated from German into English for your reading pleasure, here's a review of the Infraglass, the Big-Mountain guns in Amplid's 17/18 ski collection by top-notch freeride ski media PowderMagazin.de.
In spring the LeBonTest took Amplid's frontside rocketship, the Time Machine, for a late season demo. As part of the Centrifugal Collection the Time Machine is designed for attacking resort terrain with complete confidence and with plenty of velocity. The testers were not disappointed!
Last spring Freeskiers.net took the opportunity to put Amplid's new, hard-charging, freeride ski, the White Noise, through its paces at Kaunertal Glacier. You'll have to follow the link to find-out what they they thought of Amplid's new Big-Mountain monster.
In Australia and hungry for some big-mountain lines, Milligram rider Antony von Chrismar took a weekend hike into New South Wales' Kosciuszko National Park in search of freeride terrain which would rival that of the Alps. A stone's throw from Perisher Mountain Resort, the area, which has many peaks above 2000m altitude, looks like it has plenty to offer!
If Revelstoke wasn't on your skiing bucket list already it will be in five minutes time! Last winter, Cartel skier Jonnie Merrill upped-sticks from home in Salt Lake City to spend the cold months in Revelstoke, a mecca for any powder addicted skier or snowboarder. The footage he's pulled together proves that Jonnie is one to watch!
Amplid's Peter Bauer chats with Blister Review's Jonathan Ellsworth to talk about snowboarding, how he discovered the sport, its culture and what contributed to the sport's meteoric boom in late 80ies and 90ies. A real insight into the history of the sport and why being "anti" skiing was essential to its growth.
Amplid team rider Julien Lange just released the trailer for his up-coming movie "C'est Dans La Tête". Jam packed with Julien's usual intoxicating mix of big-mountain skiing and silky smooth freestyle trickery, C'est Dans La Tête looks like a movie that you don't want to sleep on.
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