Lib-Tech Swiss Knife 2019

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The 2019 Lib-Tech Swiss Knife is a no nonsense board designed by living legend Fredi Kalbermatten to take on big mountains. It's one of the most reliable boards you can be on when there's a thin line between death and glory, with a directional camber and mild taper that boosts response in your tail and keeps your nose above the snow. Like it's namesake it's handy in almost any situation, whether you need precision and power on groomers, you want to get jibby and playful, or you need a board that can do it all in powder. Fredi tackles some huge mountains in Switzerland and rides a wide variety of snow conditions, often in the same run, which is why the Swiss Knife is his go-to powerhouse.

Key Features

Board Type: Freestyle/Freeride

Camber Type: C3

Very mild rocker between your feet with powerful camber to the tip and tail. This is Mervins version of traditional camber, offering maximum edge hold, pop, power and precision with extra float and carve.

Flex: 6.5/10 (1=soft, 10=stiff)

Shape: Directional

This board has a wider, pointy nose and a tapered tail for effortless float in powder.

Core: HP - Horsepower

Lighter, Environmentally Nicer, Smoother. Combines Aspen and Paulownia woods with Triax, Biax, and Basalt alloy glass for a super smooth, damp ride, and lighter weight.

Base: Sintered

Fast and rugged with maximum wax retention

Additional Features:

  • Bio Beans Topsheet - A bio-plastic made from beans. Good for your board, and good for the environment.
  • Magnetraction - 7 strategically placed serrations along the edges of the board grip onto the snow and hold a strong edge in any condition.
  • Spin Slim Tip and Tail - Reduced thickness in the tip and tail reduce swing weight, giving you quicker spins and a lighter board.


Board Lengths: 158cm, 161cm Wide

Stance Set Back: 0mm

Waist Width:

(158cm) 257mm

(161cm Wide) 268mm

Recommended Rider Weight:

(158cm) 70-95kg

(161cm Wide) 80kg+

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