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Mountain Sledder | October 19, 2018

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Elk Valley Snow Avalanche Workshop Nov 10, 2018

October 19, 2018 |

Fernie, BC will play host to the first ever Elk Valley Snow Avalanche Workshop (EVSAW) at Traynor Hall on November 10, 2018. The event welcomes both avalanche professionals and recreationalists for a day of collective discussion and engaging presentations on a variety of winter backcountry topics.Read More

Ski-Doo Supports Free Avalanche Awareness Seminars

September 13, 2018 |

Once again, BRP has shown its continued efforts to promote avalanche safety for mountain riders by supporting more than 40 free avalanche awareness seminars this fall through its Ski-Doo brand.Read More

Polaris Partners with PIEPS to Offer Exclusive Polaris Avalanche Airbag

September 10, 2018 |

Polaris has partnered with avalanche safety gear manufacturer, PIEPS, to make a Polaris avalanche airbag available to riders. Two new avalanche transceivers from PIEPS will also be available through the Polaris network of dealers.Read More

Timbersled 129 LE Snow Bike Kit

September 7, 2018 |

There is exciting news from Timbersled today, as the company has revealed that it will produce a new 129″ track length option called the Timbersled 129 LE. The new kit will expand the Timbersled ARO lineup, which already includes the Timbersled ARO 120 and 137.Read More

Trax Domination Film Review

August 30, 2018 |

In the fourth instalment of the snow bike film series, Trax Domination takes us around the globe to witness the current standing of the sport and its best athletes. While the film focuses on the athletes and their part in the worldwide growth of the sport, we also get to see why it’s catching on like wildfire.Read More

2018 Sled and Snow Bike Film Trailers

August 17, 2018 |

It’s that time of year again! It’s hot and smoky out there. But thankfully the 2018 sled and snow bike film trailers are here just in time to cool us all down. Here they all are, in one place.Read More

Ski-Doo Belt-Life Updates for REV Gen4 MY2019 Sleds and Older Models

August 14, 2018 |

BRP has officially announced some updates which will appear on MY2019 Summit and Freeride sleds. Also, a Warranty Bulletin 2018-10 has been issued to help customers with REV Gen4 snowmobiles that experienced premature belt failure with assistance in resolving any issues.Read More

Elka Suspension Releases Coil-Over Conversion Kit for Ski-Doo Summit

July 30, 2018 |

Elka Suspension has come up with an alternative rear shock kit design that eliminates the need for stock torsion springs in the stock Ski-Doo Summit suspension. It’s their coil-over conversion kit, and it utilizes their Stage 4 or Stage 5 coil-over shock, along with a linkage component.Read More

Fernie Snowmobile Club Launches Fundraiser for New Wrangler’s Cabin

July 3, 2018 |

The Fernie Snowmobile Association (FSA) plans to build a new Wrangler’s Cabin this summer to replace the aging multi-use backcountry shelter. To support the new Wrangler’s Cabin project, the FSA has recently launched a sponsorship and volunteer campaign called, “Let’s Raise the Roof.”Read More

Ortovox Transceiver Recall Issued for 3+ Model as Preventative Measure

May 17, 2018 |

An Ortovox transceiver recall has been issued for the brand’s Ortovox 3+ avalanche transceiver running version 2.1 software. All other Ortovox transceivers—and 3+ models running different software versions—are unaffected. The recall will officially begin May 25, 2018, and there is no cost to Ortovox 3+ owners, including any for shipping. … Read More