Tested out on the glacier slopes of Kaunteral in Austria, read our review to find out if you need to add a little bit of Endeavor Color to your lives!
For some reason we did not get on too well with the Endeavor Color. That is not to say we didn't enjoy riding it, we did. But we didn't really get what it was supposed to be.
It is categorised as a Freestyle board by Endeavor, but the flat camber to raised contacts doesn't make it excel in this area. It is quite a stiff board and although it handles boxes well, it certainly isn't flexy enough to be a decent jib stick.
The Color did seem to have decent pop thanks to it's inserted carbon beams and was a happy little fella when hitting small kickers and side hits. In fact, it was a real pleasure messing around on the slopes with it on a hot sunny spring afternoon.
The problem is that it is not a great all mountain board either. The Color does not hold it's edges well for carving. This is frustrating as it does not have enough flex to be a jib stick, but too much flex to stop it locking in those edges for carving.
The Color is loose underfoot for speeding down the groomers and lacks stability. It has a lively skate feel so lacks dampening for uneven terrain.
Overall this is not a bad board and we certainly had a lot of fun with it. But, it does seem to suffer from an identity crisis and falls short from being a great freestyle, or all-mountain board.
Another note worth mentioning is that the Endeavor Color has the same and popular channel system for the bindings as Burton.