Selecting a new board. Would love some advice.
So I am an intermediate rider. I am pretty comfortable riding all around the mountain. Looking for a board for free riding, doing jumps, ramps, and tree runs, on and off trails, hitting features, really just having a good time with snow. I do a little terrain park but still quite nervous about rails.
I currently ride an old ride board(from 2008 or 2009) with the new forum republic bindings 2012 (bought em last season) and Burton Hail Boots(2011).
I am 5 7" around 175lbs, 9.5 boots, I'm from NY so I only go about 8-12 times a seasons(looking to go more).
I've been looking into hybrid boards for all mountain freestyle. Leaning towards the 2012 Machete(around my price range $250-350 and seems to be what I'm looking for) right now but would like to look into other boards. Was wondering if you had any advice/suggestions? Thanks.