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YES Hel Sure Snowboard Overview


Overview of the Hel Sure’ Specs

The Hel Sure is finest suited to anybody who likes to do a little bit of all the things and go in all places, however needs to do all of it on one board and never need to have a quiver of boards. 

However may simply as nicely be used as a groomer solely board, if that is your factor. It is tremendous versatile. 

Not for newcomers however nicely suited to intermediate and up. 

The Hel Sure in Extra Element

Bindings angles: +15/-12

Stance width: 510mm (20.1″)

Stance Setback: Setback 10mm

Width at Inserts: 248mm (9.8″) at entrance insert and 250mm (9.9″) 

Weight: 2500g (5lbs, 8oz)

Weight per cm: 16.78g/cm

Common Weight per cm: 17.29 grams/cm*

*primarily based on a small pattern measurement of round 30 girls’s boards that I’ve weighed in 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 fashions. The Hel Sure is lighter than regular and that may very well be felt on snow. Did not really feel ultralight or something, however somewhat lighter than regular. 

Tester: Jade

Rider Peak: 5″7″ (170cm)

Rider Weight: 130lbs (59kg)

Rider Boot Measurement: Ladies’s US6.5 Thirty Two Exit

Bindings Used: Burton Lexa, Medium 

Powder

We acquired somewhat little bit of powder to check during which was nice. It wasn’t epic, waist deep powder or something, however sufficient to get a really feel. Based mostly on that really feel and specs, the Hel Sure is a board that may deal with powder pretty nicely. Actually above common however not one thing that is going to match it with extra specialised powder boards, naturally. 

It is acquired a small setback stance and a directional twin form plus rocker within the nostril and tail, all assist. But it surely’s not setback a great distance – and there is not any taper or something.  

Carving

The Hel Sure may be very succesful on a carve. And it belies its flex and profile in some methods. It rails carves prefer it’s a stiffer, extra camber dominant board. However as a result of there’s that rocker and since it isn’t tremendous stiff, it is also very succesful at slashing turns at slower speeds as nicely. 

Turning

Ease of Turns/Slashing: As talked about above, the Hel Sure has a terrific stability between with the ability to rail greater velocity carves, however on the similar time is one thing you could fortunately decelerate with and slash round if you need to. 

Maneuverability at sluggish speeds: Actually good maneuverability at slower speeds. Not up there with the quickest edge-to-edge at sluggish speeds, however nonetheless actually first rate – and if you couple that with how nicely it rides at reasonably quick speeds, it strikes a extremely good stability. 

Skidded Turns: Fairly straightforward to skid activates. Jade did not discover it felt catchy in any respect.

Pace

While it is by no means going to be an out and out bomber at its flex, it dealt with good quantities of velocity very well. Felt secure at most speeds and acquired on top of things pretty nicely too.

Uneven Terrain

Crud/Chunder: It wasn’t bucked round tremendous straightforward, but it surely may bucked round when the snow was actually churned up. But it surely was fairly straightforward to appropriate when that did occur. 

Bumps/Timber: Fairly fast edge-to-edge, so it weaved between bumps and bushes nicely. And hugged bumps nicely too. 

Let’s Break up this textual content with a Video

Jumps

Total the Hel Sure carried out nicely on jumps.

Pop: There’s not oodles of it there. However there’s a good quantity that is quick access. After which if you wind it up you get a bit extra. However general it isn’t epic pop, however not missing pop both. 

Strategy: Was a great mixture of secure but additionally maneuverable, in order that you may make changes to hurry or line when vital.

Touchdown: Strong if you want it to be and forgiving if you want it to be – if you get the touchdown somewhat incorrect. 

Facet-hits: Good maneuverability and sufficient quick access pop – in addition to with the ability to deal with lower than splendid approaches and landings. 

Small jumps/Huge jumps: Medium jumps is its candy spot, however can deal with smaller and bigger jumps as nicely. 

Change

It is fairly good using change. It isn’t precisely the identical in each instructions, however feels fairly pure. Transitioning to modify was positive too. 

Spins

Fairly good establishing and touchdown change, first rate sufficient pop and general felt fairly straightforward to get the spin round. Thanks partly to it being gentle. 

Jibbing

It isn’t the perfect jib board. But it surely held its personal OK and if you happen to’re an skilled jibber needs to be positive on it. 

Butters

As is the case with numerous YES boards, urgent the nostril and tail feels simpler than you suppose it’ll, given the general flex of the board. Fairly straightforward to press and lock into that press when you’re there. 

Rating Breakdown and Last Verdict

Take a look at the breakdown of the rating within the desk under.

Total, the Hel Sure is a type of boards that simply would not allow you to down wherever you’re taking it and no matter you throw at. It is actually the definition of do-it-all and possibly the most effective on the market at doing it. 

The last word one-board-quiver for riders who love to do a little bit of all the things. 

Extra Information, Present Costs and The place to Purchase On-line

If you wish to study extra in regards to the Hel Sure, or if you’re prepared to purchase, or if you happen to simply need to analysis costs and availability, try the hyperlinks under.

YES Hel Yes 2023

If you wish to try another girls’s all-mountain snowboard choices, or if you wish to examine how the Hel Sure compares to different all-mountain snowboards, then try the subsequent hyperlink.

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