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Burton Vapor Snowboard

Burton Vapor Snowboard
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Description: Burton Vapor Snowboard

The majority of snowboarders out there are recreational and not professional, but picking up the Burton Vapor Snowboard might enable you to fool the crowd with ease. The reason you will blend in among your betters with this board is the overall precision and performance offered in part by the Ultrafly core and the Vaporskin fiberglass construction. It also features a Cambered profile, so you can get plenty of air while still landing smoothly. The Burton Vapor wins out in all major categories, but it cannot ride by itself.

Key Features of the Burton Vapor Snowboard:
  • The Channel
  • Vaportech
  • Multizone EGD
  • Negative Core Profile
  • Vaportech Alumafly Core
  • Carbon Vaporskin Lite
  • Sintered N2O WFO Vision Base
  • Directional Shape
  • Pro Tip
  • Infinite Ride
  • Grip and Rip Edge Tune
  • Stainless Steel Pressure Distribution Edges
  • Twin Flex
  • Feel: 6
  • Slantwall
  • Not compatible with 2013 and newer Burton EST Bindings. Compatible with Burton Re:Flex Bindings
Dimensions
Length (cm) 153 157 159 163
Effective Edge (cm) 113.00 121.25 123.25 127.25
Tip Width (cm) 28.75 29.20 29.38 30.02
Tail Width (cm) 28.75 29.20 29.38 30.02
Waist Width (cm) 24.50 24.8 24.9 25.4
Sidecut (m) 7.52 7.79 7.91 8.20

Discontinued Colors

Burton channel system snowboards will only be compatible with Burton's EST bindings, Burton channel compatible bindings, or other bindings specifically listed as Channel Compatible.

Vapor

Staff Review

  • Dave Says

    We're good. Here at the house talking about one of the best snowboards they've got in the shop a Burton Vapor snowboard. For many years this was their high end. This year they've got the Method's in above it, but still definitely a Ferarri for what we've got in the warehouse for sure. What you're looking at in this one, it's got an aluminum honeycomb core. Basically the same technology that the military uses in their helicopter blades on their attack helicopters, so overkill on a snowboard for sure. What it's going to do is it's really going to lighten up the construction. They still do use wood underneath the snowboard binding positions with their engineered grain direction just to promote really good edge grip and give it that crisp, poppy feel.
    From there, you've got their carbon vapor skin top sheet. Top sheet's going to be infused with the fiber glass to also reduce the weight on it. It's got the channel system. Combined with an EST snowboard binding I really consider it to be the biggest performance jump this company has made in their whole history. Really revolutionary. If you buy it, you definitely, definitely have to do a pair of EST snowboard bindings.
    From there, you've got a slant wall side wall. The red areas in here indicate where the pressure distributions edges are. On a traditional snowboard, you have contact at the tail and at the nose with even pressure in between. With the pressure distribution edge is it bumps out ever so slightly right underneath the snowboard binding so you get two extra contact points. It's going to work really good when you're climbing icy pipe walls or you're just cruising around on icy, hard-packed terrain.
    It has the infinite ride process built into it, which is basically they'll overbuild the snowboard and they put it into a machine that simulates about three years of usage. Long story short, when you get the snowboard out of the box from us, you're going to flex it, it's going to flex the same three years down the road and it's definitely, like I say, one of my favorite technologies. It really does work; I've had it in a number of my snowboards.
    Moving on to the base, we've got a subliminated and die-cut graphic. This is their sintered N2O WFO base. Extremely fast. It already comes just pre-impregnated with wax. Burton actually finishes it with the equivalent of about twenty to thirty hot waxes if you do them independently so it's really ready to go for quite some time after you get it. It only gets faster the more you wax it, too. Definitely the second nicest base I have in the shop.
    From there you've got a directional side cut directional stance but with a twin flex. Really well-balanced for pretty much killing any kind of terrain. You know, free-style oriented. The only thing it's not going to really excel on is the rails and boxes. It's a little too stiff for that, but you don't bring a Ferrari to a rally anyways, so there you go on that. Other than that, you got their pro tip construction. You got meat a meaty sidewall through the middle here and it tapers out to really, really thin through the nose and tail to reduce the overall swing weight of the snowboard.
    As always you know it's a full tip to tail core on this one. Like I said, one of their best snowboards. They got Jean Michael Basquiat doing the graphic this year. Definitely, you know, really high-end art on this snowboard as well, too. That's about the gist of the Burton Vapor snowboard. Man if you can afford it, it is one of the best snowboards if not the best snowboard in the shop. Check it out!



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Sick Board
This board is pretty darn light! I own the 2010 board, this is an intermediate board with medium flex.. Not nearly as stiff as my custom X and not as flexy as my Custom Vrocker. You don't have to be an advanced rider to master this board. However, the price is not worth it
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October 6, 2014
Simply amazing
I just came back from a 5 day riding trip in colorado and finally got to put my board through everything.
The board is simply amazing. Playful enough to goof off on green runs. Stiff enough to bomb blue runs at super high speeds. Responsive enough to hit Black and tree runs. It holds edge on everything from ice to hard pack to powder.
The best thing I can say is that I did a non-stop 15 minute run from 13000 feet to the base of the mountain and the board owned the terrain no matter how varied it was (mountain top ice, 1 feet of powder, stacked powder, tree pow, groomers and lift line ice).
This might be marketed as a halfpipe board, but man it kills the entire mountain like no other.
It is too nice (and expensive) to even wanna get near a box or rail so I did not test it there.

My only bad experience was on 2.5' feet tree powder. I don't know if my board was not big enough or if I was going to slow (or if I just plain suck) but I got stuck a few times that I had to hike out of it because I could not keep my board from sinking.

195lbs, size 13 boot, board size 162W

Some people may find it pricey, I find it is worth the expense because I don't see myself replacing this board for a long time unless I break it.
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December 15, 2010
Simply amazing
I just came back from a 5 day riding trip in colorado and finally got to put my board through everything. The board is simply amazing. Playful enough to goof off on green runs. Stiff enough to bomb blue runs at super high speeds. Responsive enough to hit Black and tree runs. It holds edge on everything from ice to hard pack to powder. The best thing I can say is that I did a non-stop 15 minute run from 13000 feet to the base of the mountain and the board owned the terrain no matter how varied it was (mountain top ice, 1 feet of powder, stacked powder, tree pow, groomers and lift line ice). This might be marketed as a halfpipe board, but man it kills the entire mountain like no other. It is too nice (and expensive) to even wanna get near a box or rail so I did not test it there. My only bad experience was on 2.5' feet tree powder. I don't know if my board was not big enough or if I was going to slow (or if I just plain suck) but I got stuck a few times that I had to hike out of it because I could not keep my board from sinking. 195lbs, size 13 boot, board size 162W. Some people may find it pricey, I find it is worth the expense because I don't see myself replacing this board for a long time unless I break it
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December 15, 2010
Simply amazing
I just came back from a 5 day riding trip in colorado and finally got to put my board through everything. The board is simply amazing. Playful enough to goof off on green runs. Stiff enough to bomb blue runs at super high speeds. Responsive enough to hit Black and tree runs. It holds edge on everything from ice to hard pack to powder. The best thing I can say is that I did a non-stop 15 minute run from 13,000 feet to the base of the mountain and the board owned the terrain no matter how varied it was (mountain top ice, 1 feet of powder, stacked powder, tree pow, groomers and lift line ice). This might be marketed as a halfpipe board, but man it kills the entire mountain like no other. It is too nice (and expensive) to even wanna get near a box or rail so I did not test it there. My only bad experience was on 2.5' feet tree powder. I don't know if my board was not big enough or if I was going to slow (or if I just plain suck) but I got stuck a few times that I had to hike out of it because I could not keep my board from sinking. I'm 195lbs, size 13 boot, board size 162W. Some people may find it pricey, I find it is worth the expense because I don't see myself replacing this board for a long time unless I break it
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December 15, 2010
incredible
Demo'd this board at Camelback last year. WOW. this will rip down a mountain faster than any board ive ever rode. Would i justify paying $1k for just a deck? eh but it was a heck of a ride. Super stable and massive pop
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November 30, 2010
incredible
Demo'd this board at Camelback last year. WOW. This will rip down a mountain faster than any board I've ever rode. Would I justify paying $1k for just a deck? Eh, but it was a heck of a ride. Super stable and massive pop
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November 30, 2010

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This is an amazing board, normally way out of my budget, but at a 40% discount, I couldn't pass it up.
Patrick D on Dec 3, 2013
se adapta a lo que necesito (fits what I need)
nestor g on Jul 19, 2013
Is this a brand new unridden board or demo or blemish?
A shopper on Oct 30, 2015
Best Answer: Hello, this is a new, unridden board.
Reply · Report · DanaScullyStaff on Oct 30, 2015
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Do you sell the bindings for this board?
Scott M on Mar 4, 2016
Best Answer: This product is just the board, no bindings.... we do sell lots of bindings individually that can be matched up with this board. We also sell packages that include bindings and boards together.
Reply · Report · Scottie S.Staff on Mar 7, 2016
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You guys don't ship it Canada ?
Ali K on Jan 29, 2016
Best Answer: Good Day Ali,
We are happy to ship to Canada, however Burton does not allow shipping of their products internationally. If you have any friends or family in the US we could ship it to them and they could forward it on to you. Look here for more info: http://www.the-house.com/helpdesk/shipping-information/canadian-shipping/
Reply (1) · Report · Keyser S.Staff on Jan 29, 2016
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Im really diggin on the Vapor, but im 6'2" and 195 pounds. Got a 163 in the back?
Nichols B on Jan 22, 2016
Best Answer: Not at the moment, sorry!
Reply · Report · Scottie S.Staff on Jan 25, 2016
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Dear Sir,
My name is Kyle Kanaan I'm trying to buy a snowboard but not sure which one. I was hoping to get the Burton vapor. The thing is I'm 173 cm and i like to freestyle but just jumps no pipes but i usually snowboard on high mountains. So is a 159 cm snowboard good for me? oh by the way i weigh 163 lb.
Kylekanaan97 on Oct 2, 2015
Best Answer: Hi Kyle,
This Vapor is indeed a good board. Our board guys thought you could ride this, but it is a little long. A 155 or 157 might a better choice.
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Is this board new, like brand new, not refurb or blem or anything?? How do you still have a 2010 model in stock, and so many of them?
A shopper on Aug 6, 2015
Best Answer: Good Day!
Good questions. The Burton Vapor is/was a super high end snowboard. It is still, after 5 years, considered a great deck. We were given the opportunity recently to pick-up some of Burton's last remaining stock... and we jumped! These are NEW boards from Burton themselves. The one thing to be aware of is that it uses the M5 style Channel System. You can get converters from Burton.
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What year is this board?
A shopper on Jul 10, 2015
Best Answer: Hey,
This is a 2010 model year.
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