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Mountain Sledder Magazine | November 25, 2017

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Posts ByPatrick Garbutt, Author at Mountain Sledder Magazine | Page 2 of 2

Everyone’s an Expert: The Mountain Caribou Conundrum

December 28, 2016 |

A recent Facebook post by the Conservation Officer Service of British Columbia has raised some interesting questions about Mountain Caribou conservation efforts in BC. There are certainly some facts regarding the decline of Mountain Caribou populations in the province, but it seems like these are overshadowed by many more opinions … Read More

Alberta Snowmobile and Powersports Show Recap

October 20, 2016 |

It was big. It was shiny. It was the Alberta Snowmobile and Powersports Show (ASPS) in Edmonton in all its glory.   The 2016 trade show was much like those of years past, brimming with the excitement of new gear, new parts and new dreams for a big winter to … Read More

Buying a Used Sled — Do’s and Don’ts

August 18, 2016 |

Most guys don’t go out and buy a brand new F-350 Super Duty for their first set of wheels. It’s usually more like a rusty Madza 323 with a leaky gas tank, or some other P.O.S. with hardly any brakes and even less chick magnetism.   The same holds true … Read More

I survived a big Avalanche while snowmobiling video—what happened?

March 21, 2016 | 12

A video called “I survived a big Avalanche while snowmbiling thanks to my guardian angels !!!!…” posted on March 17, 2016 by YouTube user Doug Lakeman shows a rider trigger, and survive, a large avalanche while riding in the Gorman Lake snowmobile area near Golden, BC. The video gives a … Read More

TGFG W2014/2015 Slideshow

February 6, 2016 |

TGFG. You might recognize Tim Grey’s name from the Mountain Sledder Magazine masthead, right underneath where it says ‘Editor-in-Chief’. But what you probably don’t realize is that he spends more time in the backcountry than any desk jockey has a right to, and he’s not shy about bringing along his camera for the adventure. … Read More

Best Start To Winter… Ever?

November 18, 2015 | 1

Is this the best start to winter, ever? Of all time, probably not. The earth has been around for a really long time. And there was that whole Ice Age thing that would have probably made for wicked sledding. But it’s the best start to winter that I can remember. … Read More