Mountain Sledder's Articles

Father and Son Die in Brewer Creek Avalanche Near Invermere, BC

An avalanche at Brewer Creek, near Invermere BC has claimed the life of a 51-year-old snowmobiler from Calgary, while the deceased's son is still missing.

2nd Annual Turcotte Compound Snowarama Drag Race & Freestyle Event

The 2nd annual Turcotte Compound Snowarama Drag Race and Freestyle weekend will take place this year in Clearwater, BC, on March 9-10.

How to Splint a Broken Leg in the Backcountry

A broken leg in the backcountry can be a serious problem. First of all, it's going to be a painful injury to deal with. In addition to the pain, a broken leg…

2019 Ski-Doo Summit SP 600R – The Little Summit That Could

The Ski-Doo Summit SP 600R is no toy. Sure, it’s a fun sled; but it’s made for people who want to take mountain riding seriously.

Storm Cycle Creates High Avalanche Hazard Across BC and AB

A large storm cycle that has swept across province, creating high avalanche hazard conditions throughout British Columbia and Alberta late this week.

Sid Huntsman Joins Boondocker as Director of Operations

Snowmobile industry veteran, Sid Huntsman, has joined the management team at Boondocker as Director of Operations.

How to Deal with an Upper Arm Injury in the Backcountry

An upper arm injury—such as a broken collarbone or shoulder dislocation—is a fairly common injury in mountain sledding. These can be caused by an abrupt stop, a fall with arms outstretched or…

Which Sledder Personality Are You?

Spending time with different sorts of people is a big part of what makes snowmobiling so enjoyable from a social perspective. The saying goes, “Variety is the spice of life.” Well, ain’t…

PIEPS Pro BT and Powder BT Transceiver – Sneak Peek

Bluetooth technology is becoming fully integrated in the smart devices we use today, and the PIEPS Pro BT and Powder BT are among the first to utilize Bluetooth technology in an avalanche…

Rene St Onge Tribute

The sledding community suffered a great loss yesterday, as it is being reported that Rene St Onge has tragically passed away in a snowmobiling accident. Rene has been a part of Mountain…