We had an interesting start to the season weather wise. December snow had us splitting local classics and riding powder long before the lifts opened. Over the Christmas period we then experienced biblical rain to the top which had a … Read More
The Rider Social ran three Trip and Split courses in 2016 and each one was a splitboard adventure but quite different in course content. This was ultimately down to the weather as the snow came late again to the Alps after a promising start mirroring the pattern we had at the same time in 2015. However, this season we had a marginally better base so when the mother-load did arrive in January we were able to ride some of the more interesting lines in the Chatel area.
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
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
Splitboard hire in Chatel, Morzine & Avoriaz from The Rider Social is an all new offering for 2015. We are renting out only high end set ups – choose from a Never Summer SL, Summit, Prospector or Raven splitboard and … Read More
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