From Vermont to Japan small-batch, back-to-basics boards are being designed for the local terrain, similar to how surf shapers build boards for their local waves.

It's all about surfing the snow on boards that are made to better connect the rider with the mountain.

Jesse and Lukas Huffman track the movement along with Dave Short, Mads Jonsson, and Mark Carter in this three-part web series dropping November 1 exclusively on

Snow Craft is also featuring music by Seltzer Boys. Seltzer boys is Austin Fisher from Suckers, Anand Wilder from Yeasayer, and Al Carlson from Delicate Steve. Their record comes out next year, so this is the only place to hear these tracks!

See the full story in the December issue out October 30.