Burton Barracuda Snowboards

Burton Barracuda Snowboards swimming out of The House Boardshop. The Mens Burton Barracuda snowboard is a freeriders dream. With a rockered, directional tapered shape, this thing rips all natural terrain. At The House we ship your new Barracuda out within 24 hours Monday-Friday

Burton Barracuda Snowboards

Size: 153cm
Reg: $499.95 On Sale: $449.95
Size: 169cm
Reg: $499.95 On Sale: $449.95
Size: 165cm
Reg: $499.95 On Sale: $449.95
Size: 161cm
Reg: $499.95 On Sale: $449.95
Size: 157cm
Reg: $499.95 On Sale: $449.95
Size: 153cm, 157cm, 161cm, 165cm, 169cm
Our Price: $519.95
Size: 149cm, 161cm
Reg: $499.95 On Sale: $349.95

The Burton Barracuda, now in its second year, is an all-mountain free-riding board recommended for intermediate to advanced riders. Built for speed on both powder and cliffs, its S-Rocker technology allows you to easily float atop the powder at higher speeds while remaining responsive in the hard pack.

Nug Raduction allows you to take as much as 10cm off your normal board length for easier maneuvering (2-3 cm is recommended). Between the bindings, the Barracuda actually cambers toward the tail so it floats a bit more through powder turns than you might expect. With a 15mm taper, its big nose gives you lots of float.  Being reverse-cambered before the front foot and cambered after the front foot, you get the pop you want to get off those cliffs as well as the stability you’re looking for when chest-deep in powder. The Superfly II Core, a combination of hardwoods and softwoods, runs from tip to tail and edge to edge. It helps keep you smooth and consistent. Medium Directional Flex gives this board more pop in the tail without giving up control at the nose. The core is wrapped in Triax™Fiberglass giving a nice rigid response, tail and nose. The Carbon I-Beam™–its lively backbone–gives it a lot of snap while the Sintered WFO base makes it super fast, as long as you keep it waxed. Use temperature-specific wax.

The Barracuda has strong sidewalls and its Frostbite Edges bite down really well on hard pack and on ice. With Pro Tip™, its core has been gradually tapered off to reduce swing rate. That feature also makes it more lightweight and agile. The Channel mounting pattern makes it easy to adjust the bindings. An Infinite Ride™ board, the Barracuda is already broken in for you. The Barracuda doesn’t limit you to powder or to freestyle. It gives you the freedom to choose your terrain.

2013 Burton Barracuda Snowboard

The Burton Barracuda might be the most perfected all mountain freeride snowboard on the face of the planet. The Barracuda can be downsized 2-3 cm from normal length because of Nug Raduction, the slightly tapered tail floats in pow, and the S-Rocker profile is a combination like no other.  The Burton Barracuda is a dream come true.  If you want a more freestyle oriented all mountain snowboard check out the Burton Sherlock.

Burton Barracuda Snowboard Specs

  • Feel: 5
  • Gondola Package
  • The Channel
  • Nug Raduction
  • Bend: S-Rocker
  • Shape: Directional [15MM Taper]
  • Flex: Directional
  • Core: Super Fly II™ with Dualzone™ EGD™
  • Fiberglass: Triax™ Fiberglass with Carbon I-Beam™
  • Base: Sintered WFO
  • Sidewalls: 10:45™
  • Extras: Frostbite Edges, Pro-Tip™, and Infinite Ride™
  • Raduction Level: 3 [Downsize 2 to 3cm From Normal Board Length]
Burton Snowboards History:
In the mid-60's, Jake Burton was one of thousands of kids to get hooked on Sherman Poppen's Snurfer, the earliest commercial form of the modern snowboard. It might have only been a department store toy, but it was still surfing on snow. Shocked that not much had progressed ten years later, Jake bid the Manhattan business world farewell to become a snowboard shaper. He moved to Londonderry, Vermont and started making and riding his first boards. The world's first snowboard factory was born. The year was 1977.

In the first few years, snowboarding was an underground sport struggling on sledding hills and snowcovered golf courses. As long as riders had to hike, it could only progress so far. To move the industry and riding to the next level, Jake lobbied hard for local ski areas to open their lifts to snowboarders. In 1982, Suicide Six Resort in Pomfret, Vermont was the first resort to allow snowboarding. Soon after, Jake succeeded in convincing Stratton Mountain in Vermont to give it a shot, thereby establishing a joint commitment to snowboarding that continues to this day. Others followed - Jay Peak, Stowe, Sugarbush, Killington - some sooner, some much later. The opening of eastern resorts not only led to growth for the sport, it became a major factor in Burton's continual product innovation. Edgeless wooden boards that were fine in powder no longer cut it on the hardpack and sometimes icy conditions at Vermont mountain resorts. To handle the hardpacked snow, Burton developed the Performer Elite, a board with a P-tex base, metal edges and bindings with hi-backs.

The early years were an experiment in grassroots business. In the second year, Burton Snowboards moved into a farmhouse in Manchester, Vermont - the facility that went on to produce such classics as Burton's Backhill and Performer snowboards. Working in the living room, dining room, basement and barn, a crew of four to five people produced, sold and repaired all the early Burton models. Jake's toll-free customer service line rang in the bedroom, at all hours. In the middle of the night, Jake took down orders from snowboarders all over the country. If orders for boards were low, Jake loaded up his Volvo wagon and visited up to ten shops a day offering his latest designs. From the livingroom/showroom, employees led "Safaris" - snowboard tours of local powder stashes. Turns were earned by hiking.

On the outskirts of Burlington, Vermont sits an office with an old chairlift spanning the parking lot and a skate ramp out back. The current location of over 25 years of innovation and commitment to the sport, this company has roots that run deep into the history of snowboarding. The company is Burton Snowboards - the world's first snowboard factory. And this is how it all started.

In 1992, Burton Snowboards moved from its Manchester location to Burlington, Vermont. The same motivation that took Jake from the garage in Londonderry to the barn in Manchester guided Burton from Manchester to Burlington: the commitment to making the world's best snowboarding equipment and growing the sport. Upon arrival in Burlington, the Burton Air snowboard was state-of-the-art. Today, the Codes and the Powers are the boards snowboarders ride to the podium. The same heart that beat years ago in a garage in Londonderry, Vermont still beats strong within the ever-expanding walls of Burton's modern facilities in Burlington and the two affiliate offices in Japan and Austria. Two things matter more than all else: riders and riding. They always have and always will.

Burton Snowboards has been involved in the competitive side of the sport since the beginning. March 2002 marked the 20th anniversary of the U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships - an event for snowboarders by snowboarders. Then and now, it is the premier contest each year, drawing the best riders in the world. The Open has been the perennial venue of legendary riding: Doug Bouton hitting 63 mph on a Backhill snowboard, Craig Kelly dominating the pipe with his signature smooth riding, Jeff Brushie and Terje Haakonsen going head to head with huge McTwists. The early success of the U.S. Open helped further legitimize the sport and increase mountain resort area acceptance.
(Taken from www.burton.com)

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