Arbor Wasteland - 2011


The diamond in the Arbor jewels. The Wasteland is designed to dominate any transition on the mountain, be it a perfect park kicker or an impossible backcountry windlip hit. Arbor have used standard biaxial glass and reduced the core thickness between the bindings to keep the Wasteland manageable. Carbon and Kevlar reinforcement runs through the tips so you can stomp those tail heavy landings and pop monster ollies. A certified piece of snowboarding science.

Manufacturer's Description:

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The Arbor flagship - designed to deliver powerful park performance with street-to-mountain versatility.  The Wasteland provides aggressive initiation, highly reactive return, and a clean, super versatile ride in all conditions.

Recommended for park riding. Recommended for halfpipe riding Recommended for freeride riding Very high cost snowboard Available in MidWide Camber construction Directional twin shape Green or Eco Friendly construction

Year: 2011

Available Lengths (cm):
155, 159, 163

Riding Style: All Mountain


Inlaid Wood Power Ply
Rocket sintered base
Shaman Core (super light Paulownia and Poplar)
Deep Shadow flex core profile
Sumo Stance
Directional-Twin shape
Blended tr-radial sidecut
Cambered profile
Biaxial glass laminates
Carbon & Kevlar reinforced tips
Medium Flex

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What colour is powder?

Zachary Smith on February 16, 2011 at 09:44 AM

I bought this board new two years ago to replace my old k2 illusion. It has been an incredible board and I have progressed a ton with it. I enjoyed it immensely but recently hit a rock going 45+ according to my gps. I was starting to carve through some powder and felt it smack and ended up bending the edge and breaking a portion of the sidewall and crushing the core. Now I’m in the market and trying to decide what to get next. Would the K2 slayblade compare favorably? I like to ride very aggressively and am a fairly advanced rider. I dabble with a few of the bigger jump lines but stick primarily to the double diamonds and big mountain terrain. Thanks in advance for any help.

Will on May 20, 2011 at 12:35 AM

Has anyone that have owned or ridden the Wasteland give some opinion how this board for all Mtn groomers, jump ,and semi icy?  I am interested in maybe getting this board compared to the custom x on my list.