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Behind the Scenes: Ski-Doo Club 2017 Showroom

February 23, 2016 | 4

The Ski-Doo Club 2017 Showroom reveal of the new BRP lineup happened last night, and 3000 lucky dealers and industry people got to see all the new sleds and gear firsthand in Dallas, Texas.   For mountain riders the reveal was huge, with a ground-up redesign of the 2017 Summit … Read More

Ski-Doo 2017 Lineup

February 22, 2016 | 3

BRP just revealed its Ski-Doo 2017 lineup, and even though there were a few images circulating the web and causing a lot of fuss leading up to the big release, the official reveal of all the facts is enough to knock the socks off Ski-Doo fans.     The big splash for mountain sledders … Read More

Levi Lavallee Wins First Ever Red Bull Snow Boundaries Race

February 22, 2016 |

Red Bull Snow Boundaries, a first of its kind race, looped a 13 km course crossing frozen swamps, tight wooded trails, icy chicanes, vertical climbs and Snocross-style jumps of up to 100′. The grueling course was designed to push man and machine to their limit—and it did, with nearly 20% of the Open … Read More

Gear Review: FXR Tactic BOA Focus Boot

February 19, 2016 |

There are a lot of different brands and styles of snowmobile specific boots out there. FXR alone offers a mind-numbing variety of boot styles. It can be hard to sift through so many options to find the perfect boot for you, but we chose to test their Tactic BOA Focus Boot … Read More

Nick Woods’ Favourite Zone

February 18, 2016 |

Chris Woods Photo   Hey, What’s up, Nick Woods here. Wow, is it ever nice seeing all that powder pounding down all over BC’s mountains, and with no signs of letting up! This is definitely keeping the stoke level high here on the Coast Mountains, and I’m sure everyone is … Read More

Gear Review: C&A Pro XCS Crossover Ski

February 15, 2016 |

The XSC is a sturdily built set of skis, weighing in at a solid 7.9lbs. They look and feel tough, with a robust outer edge that looks like it can shake off a hit from a tree or rock. The profile has a thick, 1″ deep centre keel for aggressive trail handling, matched with two shallower outer keels along the edges.Read More

Gear Review: IceRock Apex Jacket and Bib

February 12, 2016 | 2

Morgan Gamache boosting large in his IceRock apparel. Photo Braaap Films   You may have heard of IceRock, an emerging snowmobile outerwear brand that’s been around since 2014. Though the name may be new, the brand is manufactured by Choko Design, an Eastern Canadian snowmobile clothing and accessories company that … Read More

Overnight Backcountry Sledder Cabin in Little Sand Creek

February 11, 2016 |

A previous life as a catskiing operation makes Sand Creek some of the best tree riding in BC; the glading that was done to accommodate skiers and snowboarders left just enough room to pick a line up or down through the mature pine. Lots of different slope angles make this the perfect terrain to accommodate beginners or test the most technical riders. A little exploring through this zone reveals pillows and cliffs hidden in the trees to drop or wheelie off. The roads that weave through Sand Creek offer up some fun terrain to jib; and with a little shoveling, road gaps and tech jumps that force you to split the uprights between trees on the landing.Read More

McBride Avalanche Deaths Preventable

February 4, 2016 | 3

The avalanche that caused the deaths of 5 men last weekend near McBride, BC was preventable, according to Karl Klassen, Avalanche Canada’s Public Avalanche Warning Service Manager, in a February 4 CBC news story. Klassen made reference to the fact that there were as many as 15-17 riders on the slope at … Read More

X Games Snowmobile Freestyle Recap

February 3, 2016 |

Another season of X Games has come and gone, but the Snowmobile Freestyle event certainly leaves a lasting impression. A slew of the big boys showed up and put on their best airs, including some tricked out inverts that really pumped the crowd.   Check out this sweet recap of … Read More