Originally Posted by hulupotatoe
Cool...that makes sense. So is there any advantage to stance setback for groomers, hardpack or the Ice Coast?
Also, is it true that some boards have progressive sidecuts that work best if you abide by the built-in setback?
Yes and yes, for freeriding in general you always have some kind of setback (specially if your board is directional, IE the tip and tail are not the same).
I have a twin-tip board and actually use a slight setback because I prefer the way it rides (more dynamic).