List Price US $599
Nitro Woodcarver 2018 Snowboard Review

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Riding Style Freeride
Riding Level Advanced - Expert
Fits Boot size (US) 8-10, 10-12
Manufactured in
Shape Tapered Directional
Camber Profile Mostly Camber
Stance Setback -20mm
Approx. Weight Feels Normal
Split No
Powder Good
Base Glide
Carving Excellent
Speed Great
Uneven Terrain Good
Switch Average
Jumps Good
Jibbing Poor
Pipe Good
On Snow Feel

Semi-Locked In

Turn Initiation


Skidded Turns






Edge Hold

Hard Snow

Nitro Woodcarver 2018 Review by The Good Ride

The Nitro Woodcarver was a super fun ride and it really lives up to its name it’s a super fun board to turn and has a really dynamic feel underfoot. It’s not as directional as it looks compared to most with a similar look.  It’s very close to being a double ender in terms of tip/tail width, has only a -20mm set back on sidecut and it carves well between the feet and off the tail.  It’s got more set back on board though so it’s going to do well in powder too. We also liked the play on sidecut and it did feel like it not only enhanced the grip but the turn as well. We only had a few runs on this but we really wanted to spend more time on this and compare it to some of our favorites. It’s definitely a board that shines for those that like a springy rewarding turn to carve but the early rise rocker in the tip/tail seems to round out the ride so it’s a good ride from hard snow to powder.

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Size: 159
Days:  2
Conditions:  Pretty good PNW conditions with some decent groomers and a little something in the trees to slash around.
Riders: James (Size 9, 5’10” 185-195lbs), Jimbo (Size 11, 5’11” 160lbs), Zobel (Size 11.5, 6’ 180lbs, Peter (Size 8, 5’11” 185lbs), Tim
Boots: Burton Almighty, Adidas Tactical ADV,
Insoles: Footprint Insole Technology Gamechangers, Footprint Insole Technology Gameghangers Low Profile
Bindings: Union Atlas, Union Falcor
Set Up
: 22.75-22.5” Centered 15 front -6 back

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