A Look at the 2023 Rome Ravine

If you’re looking for a park-feeling, go-anywhere board, the Rome Ravine is right up your alley. Also available in a women’s version, the Ravine thrives all over the mountain. With a directional core, a modestly set back stance, and mellow 7.5mm taper, the Ravine walks the fine line between incredibly capable powder board, and all-mountain freestyle ripper.

Fitting: Stump Alley, Mammoth Mountain, CA p: Mike Basher

Early rise in the nose, and a broadened, high volume tip planes quickly in the deep stuff, but isn’t cumbersome while cruising groomers, or pressing through the park. The Ravine also features Rome’s hang-up-resistant Directional Diamond 3D nose. What’s that, you ask? Well the center line of the board in front of the front foot to the board’s tip is flat-based, but the edges kick up out toward the edges. This gives the Ravine more directional stability in powder, a playful, catch-free vibe while freestyling, and aids in quick edge to edge transitioning while darting from side hit to side hit down the mountain.

Mammoth Mountain, CA p: Mike Basher

 

Mammoth Mountain, CA p: Mike Basher

The Ravine’s tail is a thing of beauty, as well. Two carbon Hotrods splay out from the back foot to the board’s contact points at the tail, giving the Ravine an exciting amount of drive out of turns, as well as plenty of pop while blasting off of everything in site. The best part? Even though the Ravine can dish out lots of energy, it still retains a calm, user-friendly attitude.

Sizes: 144, 147, 150, 153cm (women’s) 152, 155, 158, 162, 166cm (men’s)

Get yours here.

Words and photos; Mike Basher

Mammoth Mountain, CA p: Mike Basher

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