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Conditions Report: Golden Dec 15, 2016

December 15, 2016 |

Conditions Report for Golden, BC It’s still cold here in the Rocky Mountain Trench, but blue skies up top have made for great views if you don’t mind putting on a few extra layers and toughing it out. There’s been no new snow in the last week, but the long … Read More

Two Sledders Buried in Colorado Avalanche

December 13, 2016 |

A group of sledders survived an avalanche in the Buffalo Pass area near Steamboat, Colorado on Sunday, December 11, 2016. Three riders in a group of eight were involved in the avalanche when an entire slope released as the group crossed it. The remaining riders were spaced out and were not … Read More

Lynx Adventure: Snowmobile Expedition to the South Pole

December 8, 2016 |

A Finnish expedition team will set out on December 21, 2016 in an attempt to cross 4,400km of Antarctica on snowmobiles. The four man team, led by celebrated Finnish explorer Patrick “Pata” Degerman, will set out on Lynx snowmobiles in an effort to reach the South Pole within 10 days. … Read More

Timbersled Announces Snowbike Race Team

December 8, 2016 |

Are snowbikes taking over the mountains? They could very well be. A novelty no more, mountain riders already know that snowbikes are the real deal. The growth of the market has been phenomenal, and it was only a matter of time before organized racing came to the sport and gave it legitimacy … Read More

Nadine and Brodie—Avalanche Knowledge Video

December 5, 2016 |

Avalanche Canada ambassadors and mountain gurus Nadine Overwater and Brodie Evans made a decision after a tough season of avalanche losses in winter 2015/2016 to put together a video to help promote avalanche safety this winter.     Riding the Revelstoke backcountry day-in and day-out, the two riders come across … Read More

A flashy sled will make your photos pop

December 3, 2016 |

A nice, bright flashy sled looks great in photos and video, and that is the main reason that all the pro athletes spend time and effort to make their rides really stand out.   It’s not just about listing off sponsors and their products, it’s also about having something personal, … Read More

Thunderstruck 15 Revelstoke Fundraiser

December 2, 2016 |

Tonight is the the night for the annual Thunderstruck Premiere and Fundraiser in Revelstoke, BC. Taking place Friday December 2, 2016 at the Coast Hillcrest Resort in Revelstoke, the event features a plated dinner (sold out!), a premiere showing of Thunderstruck 15 and a fundraiser auction for local groups. Thunderstruck 15 … Read More

Get better video from your iPhone

November 29, 2016 |

Just about everyone these days is sporting an iPhone or other smartphone in their pocket. The video capability of today’s iPhone technology is incredible. Did you know that you can capture 4K resolution with your Iphone 7? Or shoot Full HD at 60 frames per second? And the camera comes … Read More

Conditions Report: Golden Nov 26, 2016

November 28, 2016 |

Conditions are shaping up around Golden, BC, and it’s no secret either.   After a big dump late last week that brought accumulations of 55cm at nearby Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, many sledders made their way to Quartz Creek, Golden’s most popular zone. Quartz is a good one to hit … Read More

BC Snow Show 2016

November 25, 2016 |

It’s the event that sledders in the Okanagan and Lower Mainland have been waiting for… the 2016 BC Snow Show, taking place at Kal Tire Place in Vernon November 25 and 26. In its second year, the annual event’s organizers hope to eclipse last year’s success in raising over $13,000 for … Read More