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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

Anti-Theft Device: Spot Trace

January 25, 2016 | 1

Let’s say your snowmobile did go missing. Wouldn’t you just love to be able to stick to those thieves? How about being able to hand over to the police the exact GPS coordinates of your stolen unit? That sounds pretty sweet.Read More

Polaris Axys Bent Rails

January 19, 2016 | 1

It was every sledder’s dream. A recent storm surge dumped a couple feet of blower pow over Christmas – enough to start sending big air. A ridge of high pressure built up by New Years Eve bringing sunshine. Bitter cold in the valley floor kept all but the most hardcore … 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

What’s on your back?

December 14, 2015 | 1

When choosing a backpack, it is important that you chose a pack that keeps these principles in mind. Some of the new packs have additional support in the back piece, which helps support this lordotic curve and fits better against your spine. A perfect example are the packs that I use, the Highmark by Snowpulse Ridge and the Klim Nac Pack.Read More

What’s in my backpack?

December 9, 2015 | 1

Photo Andrew Munster At the start of the season the first thing you should do is go through your backpack.   When I check my backpack, I make sure I’m able to survive a night on the hill. Sometimes shit happens. To start off my pack I start with a … Read More

GEAR: Highmark Ridge Avalanche Airbag

October 5, 2015 |

New for Winter 2015/2016 from Highmark by Snowpulse is the HIghmark Ridge, a spin-off of the brand’s lightweight and minimalist Pitch avalanche airbag which has been popularized by top professional riders such as Chris Burandt. Not just the pros, but recreational sledders alike have begun to recognize the advantages of moving as much gear weight as possible off their … 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