Matthew's Articles

Andrew Munster – A Cornerstone of West Coast Sledding Culture

Andrew Munster is a multi-dimensional guy, and a one-of-a-kind when it comes to mountain sledding. He is best known for Munster Innovations, his company that designs top-quality aftermarket components for snowmobiles.

Khan Yong Gee – A Different Sort of Whistler Lifestyle

On a sliver of land at the end of the road, beyond the rows of ridiculously extravagant Whistler mansions, sits an RV that Khan Yong Gee calls home.

Fly Racing Zone Snow Goggle Review

Overall, and considering the price, the Zone Snow Goggle is a good deal and will be holding a place in my pack or on my face until they wear out. REVIEW OVERVIEW…

The Future of Riding Mount Sproatt in Jeopardy

The future of riding on Mount Sproatt is in jeopardy. To prevent a weather-based closure from taking effect, riders are being requested not only to comply with the closure area, but to…

A (Somewhat Raunchy) Love Letter to Snow

I’ve loved the way you can transform the world from a drab, fall landscape into something bright, cold and welcoming. This is my love letter to snow.

Fall Rituals – The Countdown to Winter Has Begun

Fall is the time to partake in the annual rituals that help define our sledding culture. It’s time to get stoked for the coming season. The deep snow of winter will be…

Do You Suffer From FOMO? aka Fear of Missing Out

If you find yourself regularly suffering from cold sweats, uncontrollable shaking or an agitated state leading you to constantly peer at your phone for weather and social media updates, then there is…

Wrong-Foot Forward Dangle: the Backbone of Backcountry Riding

In our backcountry sledding history there is probably no move more iconic than the wrong-foot forward dangle. Riding wrong-foot forward is arguably the most important backcountry technique ever developed.

Vancouver Island Sled Bum, Tom Walker

With average winter temperatures above 5°C, Vancouver Island doesn't get much snow. So what's a sled bum like Tom Walker doing living there then?

Interview with Ella Snäll – First Woman to Backflip on a Snowmobile

By now, Ella Snäll shouldn’t need an introduction; but in case you somehow missed it, she was recently the first woman to backflip a sled.