Originally Posted by poutanen
Which is fine for a powder specific board but for anything remotely suggested as a freeride board or all-mountain, you're just adding length to move around in the trees, or shortening your effective edge which is a negative for carving.
big tips also help in chunky or chopped up snow
im always hunting for pow when im freeriding, even more so in the trees. If there is no pow to be found, time to start hiking or grab the jib board.