Originally Posted by DrnknZag
I definitely support the Salomon Powder Snake, but would even more support the Sick Stick if you can afford it. Definitely not a twin though like they say, it's a pin tail. I own the Sick Stick and it's probably my fav board I've ever ridden. Great float, super fun and slashy. Great pop, and the 163 I ride is super maneuverable in the trees, I imagine the 160 would just kill it. The Pow Snake is the same shape, but a bit stiffer. You lose the snap & pop of the bamboo, but the board will probably hold up a lot better (the SS is a bit fragile it seems, the bamboo top sheet chips easily).
How does it handle in the steeps?
Thanks for the replies. After thinking about it, riding switch is def not a priority for this board, so I've narrowed it down to the PYL, La Nina, and Hovercraft, and maybe the Sick Stick.