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Once again, a few individual snowmobilers have made a bad name for the community at-large by harassing wildlife on camera. In this case, two snowmobilers chase a bear and provoke it into defending itself in a video posted April 10, 2018 on YouTube.
Land use management in five California National Forests is under review, and the result will potentially dramatically impact the amount of land available for snowmobiling in the Tahoe area. Lassen, Plumas, Eldorado and Stanislaus are the National Forests are also affected as the review impacts Tahoe snowmobiling areas.
My first ride in the mountains was in 1997 aboard my ’97 Polaris XLT. Riding the backcountry in the mountains was a whole new experience. That feeling of being able to go anywhere was so powerful. There were so many new challenges: obstacles to navigate, sidehill manoeuvres to learn and jumps that called to be hit.
When I first met my wife, she wasn’t a sledder. The transformation over the last 15 years to her full-blown obsession with mountain sledding has been an interesting voyage for us both. We learned a lot about what worked and what didn’t when it came to introducing your spouse to mountain sledding.
One look at the MLine Sled Deck will tell you that it’s a quality product. The finish is excellent and it looks bomber. But this wouldn’t be much of a review if all we did was look at it. We wanted to find out how the deck holds up and performs under regular use, so we spent three years hauling sleds and all kinds of other stuff around with it.
It’s all about the people! That’s what makes Tailgate Alaska feel like a grass roots event, even though it does exhibit all the earmarks of a professionally-organized event. Each evening, riders return back to base with awesome stories, photos and—most importantly—huge smiles from the day.
“I put my all into this competition with the firm intention of winning,” said Max Taillefer, the winner of Red Bull Sledhammers 2018.