TOP NOTCH INGREDIENTS

A BOARD IS ONLY AS GOOD AS ITS PARTS, AND THESE ARE DAMN FINE PARTS.
IT ALL STARTS AT THE CORE AND OURS IS SUSTAINABLY HARVESTED BAMBOO. WE THEN ADD TWO SPECIFIC KINDS OF FIBERGLASS EMPREGNATED WITH OUR NON-TOXIC PROPIETARY EPOXY. FINISHED WITH A HIGH SPEED SINTERED BASE AND A BAMBOO TOPSHEET WITH CORK INLAYS.

You can never have enough clamps

IN A MASS PRODUCED WORLD, LOADED OFFERS THE EXACT OPPOSITE
BEHIND EVERY BOARD LIES GENERATIONS OF KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL. AN ONGOING QUEST FOR QUALITY AND METICULOUS CRAFTSMANSHIP.
ABOVE: INLAYING THE CORK FOOTBEDS.

Made in California

PRESS AND TEST
BY BUILDING BOARDS IN CALIFORNIA WE ARE ABLE TO FINE TUNE EVERY ASPECT OF THE BOARD AND THEN TEST IN REAL TIME, NOT MONTHS LATER. WE NEVER HAVE TO SETTLE FOR GOOD ENOUGH. IF SOMETHING NEEDS IMPROVEMENT WE HEAD BACK INTO THE FACTORY AND MAKE IT BETTER.

BY ERNIE DeLOST

ERNIE HAS BEEN MAKING SNOWBOARDS SINCE 1977
A primary player behind brands like Snowtech and Barfoot, the Taylor Dykema Factory, and the fledgling kiteboard industry. Ernie makes all of our skate and snowboards today and continues to move the industry forward.