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Mountain Sledder Magazine | December 11, 2017

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Avalanche Safety | Mountain Sledder Magazine

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

Avalanche Canada: Throttle Decisions Video Series

November 11, 2016 |

There are two types of mountain sledders on this planet: those who choose to educate themselves about avalanches, and those who don’t. Why anyone would choose not to is beyond me, but hey, it’s your world, I’m just living in it. If you sled in the mountains, you are also … Read More

2017 Avalanche Airbag Buyer’s Guide

October 14, 2016 |

by Darla Biggins | Avalanche Airbag Review Avalanche Airbags are everywhere. And they should be. It warms the cockles of my heart to see just about every snowmobiler in the backcountry wearing a pack like it’s as standard issue as a transceiver, probe and shovel. But the field of packs is diversifying – … Read More

Ski-Doo Offers Avalanche Seminars

October 4, 2016 |

Safety should be at the top of everyone’s ‘to do’ list when making plans to sled in avalanche terrain; BRP is making it easier by providing seminars across Canada and the United states. Ski Doo is taking the initiative to promote avalanche safety awareness in Canada with 23 seminars led … Read More

License to Thrill: Avalanches and the solution

October 3, 2016 |

Words by Colin Wallace Why are we still seeing incidents involving under-informed and underequipped snowmobile avalanche victims? Is it time to regulate who can buy a mountain sled? We do it with trucks, we do it boats, we do it with guns, why shouldn’t we do it with sleds? None … Read More

My Riding Journal

April 5, 2016 | 1

  This year I decided to keep a journal of my riding days. It’s fun to be able to look back on specific days and highlights that happened through out the season. In my daily reports I include things like where I’m riding, what elevations, who I am with, the … Read More

I survived a big Avalanche while snowmobiling video—what happened?

March 21, 2016 | 12

A video called “I survived a big Avalanche while snowmbiling thanks to my guardian angels !!!!…” posted on March 17, 2016 by YouTube user Doug Lakeman shows a rider trigger, and survive, a large avalanche while riding in the Gorman Lake snowmobile area near Golden, BC. The video gives a … Read More

Joe Denney talks about avalanche that killed his friend

March 14, 2016 |

Alaska Dispatch News interviews Joe Denney, a survivor of a large avalanche near Eureka, AK on February 27, 2016. He tells the story of what happened that day, and the avalanche that took his riding partner of 11 years, Randy Pratt’s life. The day started out with deep conditions as … Read More

The Avalanche Safety Disconnect

March 10, 2016 | 20

Remembering back to the days when I first started riding backcountry, I can honestly admit that I was somewhat naïve when it came to avalanche safety. I wore a transceiver and had a shovel and probe in my pack, and I thought I knew what I was doing. But it wasn’t … Read More

Trudeau’s First Report Card and Why Reporters are Bottom-Feeding Scum

March 8, 2016 | 2

It’s been a few months with our new Prime Minister Trudeau; the honeymoon is over so I think it’s time I check up on him. Let the post-honeymoon nagging begin. See how’s he’s doing, you know?   During the marathon election campaign in 2015, Trudeau and the Liberals made 214 … Read More