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Mountain Sledder Magazine | December 12, 2017

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Glacier Camping via Steel Powder Ponies

September 22, 2016 |

Photos and text by Colin Wallace Pushing further back into the mountains means carrying more gear; reliable gear that better not let you down. When you’re selecting gear to spend the night there are two rules to follow: cotton kills and light is right. Last spring I spent a couple … Read More

SLP MoHawk Ski Review

August 10, 2016 |

All-around badass sledder Jay Mentaberry reviews the new Mowhawk Ski from SLP. These days it really is hard to beat the factory OEM ski, especially on a Ski-Doo.  However, I have found one that I do prefer –  the MoHawk by Starting Line Products. Skis are a crucial part of … Read More

Gear Review: CFR iRack

April 1, 2016 |

For some of us, sledding started as a way to escape the hustle and bustle of ski hills and feel the freedom of backcountry snowboarding by way of untouched powder in places that only a sled could access. Heli-boarding is too structured, cat-boarding is too slow and both are too … Read More

Can You Hear me? A Guide to Backcountry Radios

March 6, 2016 | 1

Communication has always been an important factor to safety in the mountains. These days there have never been more options to connect with the outside universe, yet the perfect one-stop device, that can assist in all scenarios, does not exist.  A rider wishing to increase their connectivity must make choices … Read More

Gear Review: C&A Pro XCS Crossover Ski

February 15, 2016 |

The XSC is a sturdily built set of skis, weighing in at a solid 7.9lbs. They look and feel tough, with a robust outer edge that looks like it can shake off a hit from a tree or rock. The profile has a thick, 1″ deep centre keel for aggressive trail handling, matched with two shallower outer keels along the edges.Read More

Gear Review: HMK Action 2 Jacket

February 5, 2016 |

If falling down your ramp after you load your sled or riding in tight trees are your main sources of entertainment, you’re going to need to wrap yourself in something that can sustain these continuous horrible beatings. The first thing I noticed about the HMK Action 2 Jacket is how … Read More

509 Tactical Helmet Review

January 6, 2016 |

They say “only protect the brain you want to keep”, so I better wrap mine up real good, ’cause I only got one out of the deal.   Sledding has become a high fashion sport as of late and we are all guilty of buying that new Skinz bumper or … Read More

Ski-Doo T3: Is bigger really better?

June 25, 2015 |

In 2014/2015 I was lucky enough to ride a Ski-Doo 163” T3 from No Limits Motorsports in Squamish. I was planning on riding my 2014 Ski-Doo 154” XM for the season, but a last minute decision from all the hype of the new design was not to be missed! It … Read More

Maverick Walker and his Exit Shocks

May 27, 2015 | 1

Hello Everyone, Maverick Walker here! This year I have been riding and filming with Hickshow Productions for their new film coming out this fall, Followcam 6. I pushed really hard to get a great segment in the movie, which I feel has happened! It ended up being a great season … Read More

Turbo First-Timer

March 28, 2015 |

Luke Rohde did what most of us have at least considered and took the big plunge this January, ordering up a turbo install on his 2015 Polaris Pro-RMK. Here are his thoughts on the experience of a first-timer going from stock to turbo power.   “In the last 5 years that I have … Read More