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Mountain Sledder Magazine | August 24, 2017

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Brodie Evans – Motivation, Ability and Experience

June 26, 2017 |

Brodie Evans is an avalanche safety ambassador, a 4th year apprentice carpenter, a competitive enduro biker, a recreational dirtbiker, and a guy who organizes his life so he can sled almost every day in the winter. Feature photo by Julie-Ann Chapman   To say this clean-cut 24 year old—originally from … Read More

A Tale of Two Houseguests

June 20, 2017 |

There are some unwritten rules that must be abided when crashing on someone’s couch. Mountain Sledder is here to help guide your way to being good houseguests, and to show you some hot gear while we’re at it.Read More

Arctic Cat Recalls 2700 Snowmobiles Due to Clutch Issue

June 8, 2017 |

Some 2700 snowmobiles are affected by an Arctic Cat recall, due to an impact hazard from a clutch issue.   Arctic Cat Recall The recall affects all 2017 models of Arctic Cat 9000 Turbo snowmobile and 2018 models of Arctic Cat 6000, 7000, 8000 and 9000 models with VINs within … Read More

BRP Celebrates Can-Am Spyder 10th Anniversary

June 6, 2017 |

This past weekend, BRP welcomed nearly 3,000 Can-Am Spyder owners and guests from around the globe to its headquarters in Valcourt, Quebec, for a Can-Am Spyder 10th Anniversary Homecoming Event. It marked the largest single gathering of owners in the history of the brand, which launched in 2007.Read More

Utah Launches Search and Rescue Assistance Subscription Service

May 31, 2017 |

The cost of a Search and Rescue effort to assist a backcountry user in distress can add up quickly. Many rescues require the use of helicopter time and specialized equipment, which can run the cost of a single rescue into the tens of thousands of dollars in short order. In most places, the … Read More

Backcountry Access Purchased by Private Equity Firm

May 29, 2017 |

Leading avalanche safety equipment manufacturer, Backcountry Access (BCA), has been purchased by New York private equity firm, Kohlberg & Co.

Backcountry Access is well known in the mountain snowmobile market for its avalanche safety tools, including shovels, probes, transceivers and avalanche airbags.Read More

Pemby Life: Episode 4

May 29, 2017 |

They saved the best for last. A late winter storm brought an epic dump of cold-smoke powder. And collaborators Julie-Ann Chapman and Jonathan Schramm were there to make the most of it. The fourth and final instalment of “Pemby Life” showcases a couple of days in which the crew, including a handful of other top … Read More

Arctic Man: Alaska Ski/Snowmobile Race

May 26, 2017 |

Watch as 2016 Arctic Man champions Daron Rahlves and Levi Lavallee take to the track for one of the most badass winter competitions in the world.Read More

Warrior Ride – Injured Veterans Snowmobile Ride Event

May 23, 2017 |

Warrior Ride

Military veterans who are injured in action can have an especially difficult time integrating back into society after their duty.Read More

Russian Snowmobile Inventions

May 7, 2017 |

Necessity is the mother of invention, and the people of Russia take this phrase to heart more than any other. Whether it be inventing a new form of snowmobile, or just a way to spend the time in a long and harsh winter, Russian creativity is second to noneRead More