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Mountain Sledder Magazine | June 27, 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

Spring Trip to Revelstoke for the 509 Film Shoot

June 23, 2017 |

The first day did not disappoint. We met up with Reagan Sieg, Cody Borchers, and Riley Suhan. Everyone was scanning the terrain for booters, and snow conditions were great. We took turns picking out features and getting our sleds upside down. There were hips everywhere, a sledder’s paradise. We rode until the sun set behind the mountains; by that time we were beat. Good snow and weather, it was an epic day.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

Get the Shot — Stevin Tuchiwsky

June 16, 2017 |

Stevin Tuchiwsky started out in photography the way many do, in front of the lens. As a pro mountain biker Stevin explored pushing his own limits in sport before he picked up a camera and started shooting his buddies.Read More

Quads vs Sleds – Time to Be Honest

June 12, 2017 |

Many snowmobilers have other motorized hobbies to help pass the arduously long summer days while we wait for the snow to return. This is a necessity as true throttle junkies will go stark raving mad if they don’t have some outlet for burning fuel and raising adrenalin levels.  These summer … 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

Addicted to Late Season Snow

June 3, 2017 |

Most people cringe and some actually get offended when they see what we put our machines through just to get that fix, but I see it differently. Really, what’s the worse that can happen…? A set of sliders, maybe skis worn down or a wrecked cooler from bagging tough miles of dirt. I don’t care about that stuff because it can easily be replaced. Riding some dirt seems like a small price to pay for the priceless feelings and thrills that come from spring riding.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