GNU Essential Service 2022

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The 2022 GNU Essential Service is your choice for a versatile, easy riding one board quiver killer. This resort ripper rides the entire resort with ease and is equally at home carving on groomers, popping those fun stashes of pow on side hits and jumping sketchy features in the park. The C2 hybrid shape, mixed with a directional twin all mountain flex and patented Magnetraction, you can guarantee snowboarding bliss all throughout the season. A portion of sales from the Essential Service goes towards 'The Service Board', a youth-led organisation that are on a mission to mentor teens to conquer personal and cultural challenges through positive public service and outdoor adventure, like snowboarding!

Rider Level: Intermediate

Board Type: All Mountain 

Camber Type: C2


Mild rocker between your feet with powerful camber to the tip and tail gives you power and pop on groomers and in the park along with float and freedom to charge through powder. Carves the resort, plays in the park, and slays powder.

Flex: 5/10 (1=soft, 10=stiff)

Shape: Directional Twin

This board has a pointed nose, a blunt tail, and a slight setback that provides better float when riding forwards, but can still ride switch with ease.

Core: G2 ECO

Light, environmentally nice, strong, and poppy. Combines Aspen and Paulownia woods with Triax and Biax alloy glass for a super smooth ride and lighter weight.

Base: Eco-Sublimated Co-Ex

A fast, tough, and easy to maintain base.

Mounting Pattern: 2x4 inserts

Additional Features:

Eco Sublimated Poly Top - This topsheet is made using an eco-friendly sublimation process.

UHMW Sidewalls - Tough, fast, and environmentally friendly sidewalls.

Magnetraction - 7 strategically placed serrations along the edges of the board grip onto the snow and hold a strong edge in any condition.



Length (cm) Contact Length (cm) Waist (mm) Nose / Tail Width (cm) Sidecut (m) Max Stance (cm) Setback (cm) Weight Range (kg)
155 115 253 30.0 / 28.9 8.2 58.4 3.8 79 - 85
158 117 255 30.0 / 29.1 8.2 58.4 3.8 88 - 94
161 119 255 30.5 / 29.3 8.2

3.8 95+
158 Wide 117 265 31.3 / 30.1 8.2 58.4 3.8 90 - 95
161 Wide 119 267 31.5 / 30.3 8.2 58.4 3.8 95+