Originally Posted by Varza
I'd recommend trying to make the most of the remaining season, so going up there, renting and riding. Maybe taking a lesson or two, they really help. Then if you're sufficiently enjoying it, get your own gear and have fun!
Yeah if snowboarding is anything like skydiving, buying gear after the season ends is the best way to go for best prices. So you're right, I might do just that and go up a few times. Just gonna get some pants and a jacket for it, but I'll rent everything else.