GNU Billy Goat C3BTX Snowboard 2014

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GNU - Billy Goat C3BTX Snowboard 2014
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If you aspire to jump trains, win the Mt. Baker Legendary Banked Slalom and hit some truly mountain goat lines, then the GNU Billy Goat C3BTX Snowboard is the steed for you. With a new and exclusive GNU rocker profile, C3BTX, this board is more aggressive than a hungry wolverine who's been mainlining espresso all day. The C3 profile offers precise carving and control, as well as end-to-end stability.

Product Details

Rocker Type

C3BTX Agro Performance Camber / BananaThe new C3BTX is camber the way it should have been designed, with aggressive, dominant cambers out to the contacts and mild rocker between your feet. C3BTX gives skilled riders precise tip and tail control, maximum end to end stability for big, high speed lines, takeoffs and landings. Subtle banana rocker gives freestyle freedom, float and incredible carving.


Flex Rating (1 Soft - 10 Stiff)6.5 - 8 (depending on size)


Directional twin freeride shape


Sustainable Natural FiberGNU builds boards with fast growing farmed eco woods selected specifically for their long fibers, light weight, strength, long lasting pop and great feel. Wood is Nature's fiberglass.

SNF ABGFAspen, Billy Goat formula


Antivex dampening layerDampens, good for big landings


Fast, rugged UHMW sidewalls


Sintered BaseCompression hardened amorphous UHMW skived from the billet to create the toughest, fastest, best wax holding base material around. This base slides best and fastest when waxed regularly to match local snow conditions.


Magne-Traction™The hot commodity in edge-technology; Magne-Traction maximizes your edge hold between your feet so you have better control and stability even on the iciest slopes. Magne-Traction varies in the serration depending on the board; regardless it will deliver a catch free ride any day. Magne-Traction™ features 7 strategically located and sized bumps along each side of your sidecut.


Graphics by Adam Haynes of See you at Mt. Baker, Adam!

Binding Compatibility

4x4 insert pattern


  • Terrain: Freeride More 
  • Ability Level: Advanced-Expert More 
  • Rocker Type: Camber/Rocker/Camber More 
  • Flex Rating: Stiff More 
  • Binding Mount Pattern: 4x4
  • Core/Laminates: Wood
  • Edge Tech: Magne-Traction
  • Snowboard Awards: Transworld Snowboarding Good Wood
  • Athletes: Temple Cummins, Forest Burki, Matt Edgers
  • Made in the USA: Yes
  • Warranty: 1 Year More 
Size (cm) 156 159 162 165
Effective Edge (mm) 1160 1190 1220 1250
Tip Width (mm) 290 293 297 301
Waist Width (mm) 248 250 253 255
Tail Width (mm) 290 293 297 301
Sidecut Radius (m) 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5
Stance Setback (in) .75 .75 .75 .75
Stance Range (in) 19-24 19-24 19-24 19-24
Rider Weight (lbs) 130-220 140-230 150-250 150-260
Width Regular Regular Regular Regular

Other Notes

GNU products can only be shipped within the United States



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GNU Billy Goat C3BTX Snowboard 2014

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from Gig Harbor, WA

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  • Carving Ability
  • Smooth Stability
  • Tough
  • Well Balanced


    Best Uses

    • All Mountain
    • Freeriding
    • Powder

    Comments about GNU Billy Goat C3BTX Snowboard 2014:

    I like this board a lot. I've only got 4 powder days on it thus far, but plan on getting many more. Technically I feel very comfortable with the camber/rocker/camber, its a little more subtle than what mervin has been doing in the last few years. You definitely have to keep this board waxed, the base is fast if waxed but not fast a all if you dont wax it, I recommend waxing everytime you ride. This years version of magne-traction is also a little more subtle than years past. I've only hit the groomer a couple times but the edge hold is lock solid. The only negative is it might be little narrow in the waist for me. (10.5 boots) I've noticed my heel cups on my bidngings catching when traversing on steep inclines heelside. I may just need to adjust my stance to avoid this, havent dialed it in. Overall sick board, Trust Mervin Mfg.

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