The pow police are coming for your snowboard! The Yes 420 Snowboard is rethinking the way we look at a pow stick. Inspired by surfboard design, the 420 focuses on flotation and displacement through wider shapes instead of longer lengths. With a wider waist, the 148cm 420 offers just as much float and surface area as a traditional 160cm in a much more nimble package. Also, the 420's shape is slightly tapered (12mm) which works with the PowRock profile to keep the nose out of the snow - aka less tomahawks. Change the way you look at a pow day and stay high (on top of the snow) with the Yes 420 Snowboard.
PowRock 6-0-2 6 mm rocker blending to flat, 2 mm rocker in the tail. Flat rocker with longer, more directional nose rocker. Nose rocker is pulled further towards the front foot for increased flotation and the ability to get onto pow-covered features.
Flex Rating: 3.5 (1 Soft - 5 Stiff) Not too stiff. Not too soft. Perfect for all-mountain shred.
Directional Wide Inspired by Steve Lis and the revolution that occurred when kneeboards influenced surfboard design. Powder is all about speed and flotation. Displacement of a board's volume is affected by more than just length. With the 420, YES. was able to get the stability and float normally associated with much longer boards by punching out the waist width and drastically chopping the length. For example, the 148 has the same circumference and base surface as a traditional 160 but its mass is located much closer to your feet resulting in more maneuverability and far less swing weight.
Radial Tapered A slight taper helps keep the nose up without loosing the tail's ability to hold in hardpack. Stance is only slightly set back from center of effective edge because the difference in nose and tail shovel keeps you from going over the nose.
Weightless Core The weightless core strikes a critical balance between lightweight and strength. Using a lower density species of poplar in areas that are not as structural and Paulownia in the areas that are, Yes. is able to shave precious weight. This helps a board not only float, but "feel" floaty.
Triax Triax laminate consists of fiberglass that is braided in three directions. Meaning it gives the snowboard an asymmetrical flex with lengthwise stiffness. For you, this delivers a snowboard that has tons of pitch when jumping.
ABS Durable, flexible, infinitely reliable.
Sintered Spec Sintered bases are super fast. Polyethylene pellets are forced together under extremely high pressure. The result is a singular piece of connected pellets with tiny pores across the entire base. Sintered bases absorb hot wax really well.
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2x4 Insert Pattern
|Effective Edge (mm)||1051||1075|
|Tip Width (mm)||337.8||339.5|
|Waist Width (mm)||286.0||286.0|
|Tail Width (mm)||321.8||321.2|
|Stance Setback (mm)||15||15|
|Stance Range (in)||20.9-24.1||21.9-25.1|
|Rider Weight (lbs)||135-210||145-220+|