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Silverton Splitfest 2023


APRIL 14 - 16, 2023

Ride new lines, make new friends, learn new backcountry skills, and demo the latest gear at this 10th annual gathering of the splitboard community in snowy Silverton, Colorado!

This year's event is scheduled for April 14th - 16th, 2023 at Kendall Mountain Recreation Area in Silverton, CO. We are striving to create the same great sense of camaraderie as in years past, and are once again involving a host of different gear manufacturers, avy educators and split nerds to continue making Silverton Splitfest a true gathering of the splitboard community.\

Weekend Itinerary


  • Self-Guided Touring
  • Beginner Edutour with Silverton Avalanche School
  • Happy Hour at Venture
  • Demos & Dinner at Kendall
  • "State of the Snowpack" with CAIC


  • Self-Guided Touring
  • Intermediate Edutour with Silverton Avalanche School
  • Advanced/Expert Edutour with Silverton Avalanche School
  • Demos & Dinner at Kendall
  • "Far from Gnar, Carving Out a Relationship with Risk" with Michael Ackerman, Executive Director, Silverton Avalanche School
  • Gear Raffle


  • Self-Guided Touring


Your $125 registration fee includes Friday Happy Hour at the Venture factory, plus catered dinners, beer, and backcountry education talks on Friday & Saturday nights. Vegetarian meal options are available - please indicate your preference when you register. For those with celiac, note that most menu items are gluten free, but food has not been prepared in a gluten-free kitchen. Advance registration is required for Edu-Tours with Silverton Avalanche School.

In keeping with the spirit of splitboarding, we are asking sponsors and participants to leave the snowmobiles at home and stay true to the roots of this human powered sport.

Registration for this event closes April 1st (no foolin'). Logistics information and a detailed itinerary will be emailed as the event date gets closer. Please note that your registration is not refundable, but is transferable. If you are unable to attend you may sell your spot to another attendee. The original purchaser must email info@venturesnowboards.com to transfer registration into someone else's name.

All proceeds from this event benefit Silverton Avalanche School and Colorado Avalanche Information Center.


Snowboarding and splitboarding are inherently dangerous sports in which there is always a possibility of bodily injury and death. Anvil Manufacturing LLC d.b.a. Venture Snowboards hereby expressly disclaims any liability for personal injuries sustained by participants in this event. Silverton Splitfest is not a guided event. Attendees will be personally responsible for learning proper skiing/snowboarding technique, avalanche awareness, and exercising good judgement and decision making throughout the event. Attendees are responsible for providing their own backcountry gear including board setup, beacon, shovel, probe, etc.