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Gear Reviews | Mountain Sledder Magazine

Mountain Lab Backcountry Chainsaw – Gear Review

February 8, 2018 |

Every mountain sledder should carry some sort of saw, for a couple of reasons. Here’s our review of the Mountain Lab Backcountry Chainsaw.


Small size won’t take up much storage space

Light – do we need to tell you why this is good?

Can be sharpened using a chainsaw file

Comes in a handy little pouch that keeps it all neat and tidyRead More

Fly Racing F2 Carbon Forge Helmet Review 2018

January 18, 2018 |

Here are our thoughts on the Fly Racing F2 Carbon Forge Cold Weather Helmet!
Pros – Looks great, very safe, fit is good, can be customized…Read More

Top 3 Best Avalanche Airbag Vests 2018

January 11, 2018 |

Avalanche airbag vests provide a couple of key advantages. Here are what we consider to be the top 3 best avalanche airbag vest options available for 2018!Read More

Motorfist Alpha Boot Review: First Impression on Snow

December 28, 2017 |

One other factor of the Motorfist Alpha Boot that impressed me is the size. The boots are low-profile, which is great because they don’t get caught up in footwells or feel clunky. And they feel quite light! I don’t want a bunch of weight dragging me down when I’m frantically hopping around trying desperately not to pile my sled into an old-growth Doug fir, so that’s a big plus for me.Read More

Klim F5 Helmet Review: First Impression on Snow

December 17, 2017 |

I read a little bit about the Klim F5 Helmet before I had the chance to try it out for myself for the first time. Klim is known to be a leader in product quality, but they aren’t relying on their brand reputation to push F5 Helmet sales. What Klim … Read More

FXR Elevation Dry-Link 2 PC Lite Monosuit Review: First Impression

December 3, 2017 |

The Elevation Dry-Link is called a monosuit, but it isn’t really. It’s two pieces (jacket and bibs) that zip fully together to form one. And from what I’ve seen so far with one day under my belt (haha), you kind of get the best of both worlds.Read More

TOBE Jackets 2018 Uninsulated Outerwear Lineup

October 27, 2017 |

There are a variety of different styles of TOBE jackets available for 2018. Between the uninsulated jackets, the insulated jackets and the selection of mono suits available, we were starting to get a little confused! So when Greg from TOBE stopped by our office, we asked him to stand in front of the camera to help clarify the lineup for us and our readers.Read More

Mammut Barryvox S & Barryvox Avalanche Transceiver Video Review

September 8, 2017 |

Some key improvements include an increased 70m search strip width, which can improve search times. Also, the interface on both transceivers has been completely redesigned to help simplifying searching technique in a rescue scenario. Combined, these improvements should drastically affect search and rescue times.Read More

Gear Review: FXR Elevation Down Jacket

February 26, 2017 |

The Elevation Down is puffy and thick for plenty of warmth, just as you’d expect. But it’s also got a few unexpected features that are worth talking about.Read More

Gear Review: TOBE Privus Monosuit

February 7, 2017 |

Opinions on monosuits are fairly polarized. People seem to either love them or hate them. But those in the latter camp are usually just that: haters who have never actually tried one. Those that have can agree that monosuits are pretty great, but the fact remains that not all are created equal. It’s time to take a look at TOBE Privus monosuit to see how it stacks up.Read More