Patrick's Articles

If You Want Quality Sledding Video Content to Watch, Stop Bashing Brands for a Second and Share

If we all did this for top quality video instead of trolling and arguing in comments on video that we really don't care about at all, we can show Facebook and other…

5 Muffpot Cookbook Tips, and the Best Meal You’ll Never Have

Sure, you could stuff a couple of Hot Pockets into your muffpot and call it good, but you’re better than that (presumably). Read ahead, and in no time you too will be razzle-dazzling your…

Early Season Riding – Not All It’s Cracked up to Be

The problem is that those first ride reports don't usually show all the hazards and crappy parts that had to be endured to get that one sweet—but gingerly executed—pow turn.

How to Make Your First Ride of the Winter More Wheelie and Less Bad Feely

EVERYTHING hurt. Like everything. Shoulders, neck, back and quads. I was popping pain killers like candy. I couldn't stay awake in the evening but it was hard to get comfortable enough in…

Apparently, Not Everyone Hates Summer

I was in the post office this morning, making small talk with the lady behind the counter. She was bemoaning the fact that summer is almost over already, and I had to…

Buds and Butts Are the Most Common Trash in Snowmobile Area

Have you ever wondered what type of sledders are mostly likely to litter while out snowmobiling? Well, here's your answer: smokers and Budweiser drinkers are the mostly likely to throw their trash on the ground while sledding in…

Mechanics – The Most Interesting People in the World

What is it that makes mechanics just so damned interesting? For starters, did you know that there are only two types of people in the world that wash their hands before they go pee?…

A Positive Sign: Good Terrain Choice on a Deep and Touchy Weekend

They say that hindsight is 20/20. Looking back on the significant avalanche events that occurred just a few ridges to the south—as well as in the nearby Rockies—it's clear that the snowpack…

How to Get Unstuck

Here are a variety of techniques that you can use to get unstuck, from least-to-most physically demanding. Start at the top and work your way down until you're free and clear!

Why the F&*K do you not have avalanche rescue gear??

If you ride in the mountains without training and gear, then you are not a mountain sledder. I don't care what kind of hot-rod sled you own. Don't call yourself that. Being…