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Mountain Sledder Magazine | August 24, 2017

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Backcountry Access Purchased by Private Equity Firm

May 29, 2017 |

Leading avalanche safety equipment manufacturer, Backcountry Access (BCA), has been purchased by New York private equity firm, Kohlberg & Co.

Backcountry Access is well known in the mountain snowmobile market for its avalanche safety tools, including shovels, probes, transceivers and avalanche airbags.Read More

Arctic Man: Alaska Ski/Snowmobile Race

May 26, 2017 |

Watch as 2016 Arctic Man champions Daron Rahlves and Levi Lavallee take to the track for one of the most badass winter competitions in the world.Read More

Warrior Ride – Injured Veterans Snowmobile Ride Event

May 23, 2017 |

Warrior Ride

Military veterans who are injured in action can have an especially difficult time integrating back into society after their duty.Read More

BC Sledder Enters Race for Premier: Promises Powder Days

May 5, 2017 |

Any storm dropping in excess of 20cms of snow will put this protocol in effect. If there is a sunny day following within 48 hours then that day shall automatically be deemed a provincial holiday. You don’t even need to call your boss, just go ride.Read More

Hillclimb 2017 at SilverStar Mountain Resort

April 19, 2017 |

Another successful weekend of snowmobile and snowbike hillclimb action at Vernon’s SilverStar Mountain Resort is in the books for 2017. The annual event took place Easter weekend, April 14-16.Read More

Yamafest 2017 — Good Times, Good People

April 12, 2017 |

It’s hard to have a bad time when the snow is fresh and the sun is on your face. That certainly contributed to the overall good vibes of the day. But it was the attitudes of the people there that really made Yamafest 2017 into an enjoyable day on snow.Read More

Test Ride: 2018 Ski-doo Summit 165″ & 175″

April 7, 2017 |

It’s not every day that you are offered the opportunity to get seat time on a pre-production sled. So when Mountain Sledder had the chance to ride the 2018 Ski-Doo Summit 165″ and 175″ sleds (of which there are only a handful in existence), naturally we jumped at the opportunity.

Here’s our take on the new 175″ and 165″ Ski-Doo Summit X Gen4 Rev 850 sleds.Read More

Yamafest 2017 at Boulder Mountain, Revelstoke

April 6, 2017 |

TGFG photo   Saturday, April 8, 2017 will be the date for the annual Yamafest event, presented by Yamaha Motor Canada.   The event will take place at Boulder Mountain, Revelstoke BC. Sledders are welcome to demo ride one of several 2018 Yamaha Sidewinder M-TX on hand between 10:30am and 2:00pm … Read More

CKX Lab Revolutionizes Product Development

April 2, 2017 |

With CKX Lab, the company intends to rethink traditional development processes by involving the consumer in the creation of snowmobile apparel and helmets.Read More

Lynx Adventure: Antarctica Documentary

March 30, 2017 |

By now we know the outcome of the Lynx Adventure: Antarctica team of four that attempted to cross Antarctica and reach the South Pole on snowmobiles. They didn’t make it. An Antarctica Documentary has been released which tells the story of what happened and what went wrong.   Odds were … Read More