Kirsten's Articles

509 Raid Boa Boot Review

The 509 Raid Boa Boot is the lightest, most comfortable boot I’ve ever worn. They have the right balance between flexibility and ankle support for a technical rider. The fit is spot-on…

Plenty of Places to Ride in the southeast Kootenay

If you enjoy riding the tighter, more tech-y stuff, then you’ll love snowmobiling in the southeast Kootenay region between Fernie and Kimberley.

Keep to the Code

Violate the code, accept the consequences. Sled circles are tight and the reputation of a chatterbox can spread like wildfire.

Mistakes I’ve Made in Avalanche Terrain

I've made some serious mistakes in avalanche terrain, and I knew damn well they were bad ideas at the time I made them. Thankfully, nobody was hurt—but they could have been. In…

Sledder Slang 101 – Part II: Riders and Techniques

To the inexperienced ear, sledder slang may sound like pure gibberish. But knowing these words and phrases is important. Use a term the wrong way and you can easily be identified as…