Mountain Sledder's Articles

Avalanche Canada Receives Funding of $25M from Federal Government

Less than a week after Avalanche Canada revealed that the organization was in desperate need of funding to the point that it would have to start cutting programs, the federal government stepped…

Springtime Heli-Sledding in Whistler

Milestones deserve to be celebrated. So when my 50th birthday rolled around this spring I decided to splash out on a daylong heli-sledding tour with Whistler-based Head-Line Mountain Holidays.

Destination Elevation – Inside the Lives of the Black Cats

Arctic Cat has recently published a sequel to its first Destination Elevation short film, and it's a beautiful piece of work. The film and several short episodes that have dropped since are produced…

SLEDFILM 19 in Bend, Oregon Nov 9-10

SLEDFILM—the biggest film and awards show in the winter motorsports industry—once again hits the screen and stage in Bend, Oregon on November 9th and 10th, 2018 for SLEDFILM 19. Riders, athletes, industry…

USDA Reports No Comments On Chugach NF Land Management Plan Lost or Altered

The USDA Forest Service has acknowledged that due to software update, there was a problem with comment submissions appearing correctly, including some appearing to be related to issues in the Sierra, Sequoia…

Top 3 Snowmobile Accessories for 2019 from OEMs

The Big Four snowmobile manufacturers have come out with their parts and accessories catalogs for 2019, so here's our take on the top 3 snowmobile accessories available this winter for Ski-Doo, Polaris,…

Elka Suspension Releases Coil-Over Conversion Kit for Ski-Doo Summit

Elka Suspension has come up with an alternative rear shock kit design that eliminates the need for stock torsion springs in the stock Ski-Doo Summit suspension. It's their coil-over conversion kit, and…

SPOT X Review: 2-Way Satellite Messenger

Many sledders are already familiar with SPOT, which is best known for its S.O.S. personal locator device, the SPOT Gen 3. Well, the company has recently released SPOT X—a new, 2-way satellite…

Fresh Start: Cody Matechuk Interview

The former street bike racing National Champion talks about trading pavement for powder, chasing backcountry and X Games glory in this Cody Matechuk interview, which took place last summer before he went…

Ortovox Transceiver Recall Issued for 3+ Model as Preventative Measure

An Ortovox transceiver recall has been issued for the brand’s Ortovox 3+ avalanche transceiver running version 2.1 software. All other Ortovox transceivers—and 3+ models running different software versions—are unaffected. The recall will…