HALFcamber

CARDIFF SNOWcraft’s PATENT-PENDING UNIQUE HIGH PERFORMANCE CAMBER PROFILE

HALFcamber 50

The HALFcamber 50 (HC50) is an elite powder performance hybrid camber that places camber where it is absolutely necessary and gradual rocker everywhere else. The result is maximum glide, maneuverability and edge control. The HC50 was developed for the POWGODA and SKIFF.

HALFcamber 55

The HC55 was developed to balance float, speed and agility. The HC55 has more base contact than the HC50 giving it more stability on groomers yet enough early rise in the nose and tail to float with ease. The HC55 is found exclusively on the CRANE FAMILY of boards.

 

HALFcamber 60

The HC60 strikes a balance between firmer snow and float. Where the HC50 is intended for pow the HC60 is intended for all conditions. Variations of the HC60 have been incorporated into the BONSAI, THE TRICKSHAW, and SWELL FAMILIES.

DBL HALFcamber 65

The Double HC65 is found only on the elusive CABRA SPLIT. The DBL HC65 features early rise rocker in the nose and tail with camber under foot. Between the feet the rocker returns but just enough to increase float and playfulness but not enough to make touring in icy or packed conditions difficult.

 

METHODology

In construction, the term used to describe how things are put together is METHODology. We think we have some of the best methods in the business: The Maker, The Enduro, and the Pro Carbon.

MAKER:

The MAKER version of the Bonsai features our unique paulownia poplar and carbon core with grain orientation to create a board that is light, durable and snappy.

ENDURO:

The ENDURO versions of our splitboards are just as the name implies: the most durable and lightweight full-featured build a splitboarder could wish for.

PRO CARBON:

The PRO CARBON splitboards balance lightweight, durability and function better than any other splitboard build on the market.

 
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HALFcamber (TM)

The patent-pending CARDIFF HALFcamber places camber where it is absolutely necessary and gradual rocker everywhere else. The result is maximum glide, maneuverability and edge control.

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FLOATilla (TM)

Big float, small board: by placing more surface area under foot and a gradual nose rocker the patent-pending HALFcamber allows us to create shorter boards with more float.

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NOVERhang (TM)

The patent-pending CARDIFF HALFcamber enables us to create wider-waisted high performance boards that will accommodate larger boot sizes without toe drag.

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bcDNA

The backcountry is our DNA. All our shapes are designed for big mountain riding whether you are at the resort or 1000 miles from it. Our splits are uniquely and subtly different from our solids because of the conditions they are designed for.

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GROOMtune (TM)

Our solid shapes are backcountry inspired but resort tuned - meaning all our solids have been shaped and adapted to ride on groomed snow.

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DURATHENE UNIwall

Seamless urethane sidewalls fuse to our cores to create the most durable and damp ride available.

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SHRedges 2.0

Sharpened and beveled 2.0mm Hardened Rockwell 48 steel edges for maximum durability and precise control.

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RACEbase

Black graphite infused sintered base for maximized glide and easy repair.

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SPEEDbumps

Reverse sidecut bumps aligned with the bindings add grip to tighter sidecut radii. Exclusive to the CRANE family of boards.

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SWELLtail

The patent-pending re-curve of the tail on all CARDIFF splitboards will accommodate a variety of skin tail-clips even those designed only for skis.

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biLOBA

The patent-pending chamfered inner edge of the split ski at both the tip and tail allow for hook free touring and damage free connection.

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SPLITtech OPTIMIZED

All CARDIFF splitboards are optimized for both soft-boot and hard-boot touring setups. Hard-boots typically have longer sole lengths than soft-boots and hard-boot bindings such as Phantom Alphas sit lower to the surface of the splitboard. This requires a slightly wider deck underfoot, which all of our splitboards feature. Our splitboard cores are reinforced in the connection areas and bindings to handle additional forces from the metal and other hard bindings.

THE BONSAI FAMILY

The Bonsai is our nod to the masters who groom nature to create extraordinary beauty. This board is our SCALPEL used for pruning big lines and spines.

 
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ARTISTIC RENDERING

BONSAI MAKER SOLID

The MAKER version of the Bonsai features our unique paulownia poplar and carbon core with grain orientation to create a board that is light, durable and snappy.

 
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ARTISTIC RENDERING

BONSAI ENDURO SPLIT

The ENDURO versions of our splitboards are just as the name implies: the most durable and lightweight full-featured build a splitboarder could wish for.

 
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ARTISTIC RENDERING

BONSAI PRO CARBON SPLIT

The PRO CARBON splitboards balance lightweight, durability and function better than any other splitboard build on the market.

 
 
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HALFcamber (TM)

The patent-pending CARDIFF HALFcamber places camber where it is absolutely necessary and gradual rocker everywhere else. The result is maximum glide, maneuverability and edge control.

IMG_2106.JPG

FLOATilla (TM)

Big float, small board: by placing more surface area under foot and a gradual nose rocker the patent-pending HALFcamber allows us to create shorter boards with more float.

IMG_2108.JPG

NOVERhang (TM)

The patent-pending CARDIFF HALFcamber enables us to create wider-waisted high performance boards that will accommodate larger boot sizes without toe drag.

IMG_2101.JPG

bcDNA

The backcountry is our DNA. All our shapes are designed for big mountain riding whether you are at the resort or 1000 miles from it. Our splits are uniquely and subtly different from our solids because of the conditions they are designed for.

Jackson-Hole-Shapers-Summit-2018-84-of-111.jpg

GROOMtune (TM)

Our solid shapes are backcountry inspired but resort tuned - meaning all our solids have been shaped and adapted to ride on groomed snow.

2017-01-18 15.29.01.jpg

DURATHENE UNIwall

Seamless urethane sidewalls fuse to our cores to create the most durable and damp ride available.

2016-04-06 20.25.37.jpg

SHRedges 2.0

Sharpened and beveled 2.0mm Hardened Rockwell 48 steel edges for maximum durability and precise control.

2016-04-06 20.25.53.jpg

RACEbase

Black graphite infused sintered base for maximized glide and easy repair.

Snapseed (2).jpg

SPEEDbumps

Reverse sidecut bumps aligned with the bindings add grip to tighter sidecut radii. Exclusive to the CRANE family of boards.

Snapseed.jpg

SWELLtail

The patent-pending re-curve of the tail on all CARDIFF splitboards will accommodate a variety of skin tail-clips even those designed only for skis.

Snapseed (1).jpg

biLOBA

The patent-pending chamfered inner edge of the split ski at both the tip and tail allow for hook free touring and damage free connection.

7X0A3930.jpg

SPLITtech OPTIMIZED

All CARDIFF splitboards are optimized for both soft-boot and hard-boot touring setups. Hard-boots typically have longer sole lengths than soft-boots and hard-boot bindings such as Phantom Alphas sit lower to the surface of the splitboard. This requires a slightly wider deck underfoot, which all of our splitboards feature. Our splitboard cores are reinforced in the connection areas and bindings to handle additional forces from the metal and other hard bindings.