Splitboard Chablais Single Day Splitboard Guiding & Hut Trip Weekends
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Splitboard Chablais: Single Day Splitboard Guiding & Hut Trip Weekends Dates & Prices For January & February 2021 We are continuing to run single day, UIAGM guided splitboard & ski-tours and a two day, one night hut trip option throughout … Read More

The Splitboard Buyers Guide
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A Few Things To Consider For The First Time Splitboarder There are no lifts open, the snow is falling and everyone wants to go riding. In the times of Covid-19 getting your fix of face-shots is realistically going to take … Read More

Splitboard Chablais
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We are (still) getting the website ready for next season & given the current Covid uncertainty in the world we believe that winter 2021 will be a good one to focus on running trips a little closer to home, for … Read More

Gimmie Shelter : Linking Huts On Multi Day Splitboard Tours
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The film ‘Shelter’ from Picture Organic Clothing & briefly featuring Jeremy Jones is currently doing the pre-season rounds here in the Alps. It follows the story of a group of 5 splitboarders (including local Champery legend Mat Schaer) travelling across … Read More

Hut To Hut Splitboarding In The Gran Paradiso
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TRS Splitboarding ran a hut to hut splitboarding trip in the Gran Paradiso national park (Italy) during March of the 2017 winter season. The objective of the trip was to ride the best lines we could find and eventually summit … Read More

Splitboarding with MPORA
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Last March James Renhard from Mpora.com the action sports website came to Chatel to do some splitboarding with us here at The Rider Social. It was James first time on the splits and you can read his thoughts on his … Read More

Deep Snow Culture
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The explosion in popularity of backcountry snowboarding and splitboarding has brought with it a bewildering array of new outerwear and  kit from brands promising unparalleled comfort and protection. From socks to soft shells its a bit of a maze trying … Read More

Alps Snow Forecast 2016
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Usually  having a punt at predicting a long range  Alps snow forecast (for 2016) is like trying to pick the winner in the Grand National. Not impossible but never ever easy. However, the roasting hot summer temperatures we have experienced … Read More

Things you might not know.
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You can get asked lot of interesting questions when you’re out with a group on one of our splitboard courses. This is a good thing as it shows that people are keen to learn. Be that about the mountains, conditions … Read More

Split and Mix January 2015
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Split and Mix January 2015 with The Rider Social kicked off on January 17th. Leading up to it was interesting given the sparsity of snow in the Alps and we were busy planning routes that would make the most of … Read More

A November Splitboarding Mission
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Most years we try to get a November splitboarding mission under our belts ahead of the coming winter season and this year was no different. Early snow had come measured in the meters and after a quick reconnaissance split trip in our … Read More

The Sick And The Wrong Splitboard Test Week
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The Rider Social is hosting a splitboard test week in 2015 for the guy’s at The Sick And The Wrong. Since 1993 they have been offering great advice and products and are probably the UK’s biggest retailers of splitboards.  They … Read More

What a guest thought of their stay at The Rider Social
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If you are thinking of a booking splitboarding course or snowboard holiday with us and want the inside skinny then have a read of the rather lovely testimonial we have received form one of our guests last year.

Attention: A Heads Up On Our Splitboard Chablais Trips For 2021
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Hey there, Sadly we have felt it necessary to bring to your attention that there is a company here in France that has taken our popular Splitboard Chablais offering and re-packaged it as a very similar sounding trip of their … Read More

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