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Mountain Sledder Magazine | October 19, 2017

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Addicted to Late Season Snow

June 3, 2017 |

Most people cringe and some actually get offended when they see what we put our machines through just to get that fix, but I see it differently. Really, what’s the worse that can happen…? A set of sliders, maybe skis worn down or a wrecked cooler from bagging tough miles of dirt. I don’t care about that stuff because it can easily be replaced. Riding some dirt seems like a small price to pay for the priceless feelings and thrills that come from spring riding.Read More

Utah Launches Search and Rescue Assistance Subscription Service

May 31, 2017 |

The cost of a Search and Rescue effort to assist a backcountry user in distress can add up quickly. Many rescues require the use of helicopter time and specialized equipment, which can run the cost of a single rescue into the tens of thousands of dollars in short order. In most places, the … Read More

Pemby Life: Episode 4

May 29, 2017 |

They saved the best for last. A late winter storm brought an epic dump of cold-smoke powder. And collaborators Julie-Ann Chapman and Jonathan Schramm were there to make the most of it. The fourth and final instalment of “Pemby Life” showcases a couple of days in which the crew, including a handful of other top … 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

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

Conditions Report: Golden Mar 29, 2017

March 30, 2017 |

Conditions are some of the best we’ve seen all winter in Golden.

We haven’t seen blue skies in a few days, but clouds are alright when they keep producing fresh snow conditions.Read More

Conditions Report: Valemount Mar 30, 2017

March 30, 2017 |

Riding conditions have been amazing over the last week. Spring riding is certainly a roll of the dice as you never know what to expect although so far the alpine has been getting regular reloads of nice, cold snow.Read More

Conditions Report: Revelstoke Mar 30, 2017

March 30, 2017 |

Sadly bringing you the final ride report of the season, but happy to report that the snow conditions are fantastic.

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Conditions Report: Coast Mar 29, 2017

March 29, 2017 |

Yup spring has arrived! We are losing snow pretty quickly in the valley now, but the alpine conditions around the coast are still killer. Freezing levels are rising but it’s been staying cool above 1600m the past couple of days and will continue to sit around that level.Read More

Conditions Report: Valemount Mar 25, 2017

March 27, 2017 |

Spring is certainly in the air in our neck of the woods and we are seeing some of the best spring riding conditions we have seen in years. With regular small reloads and cool alpine temperatures, the riding quality it still way up there and people are getting after it. Alpine snow is remaining cold and fresh with no mash potatoes above the 1800 meter mark.Read More