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Mountain Sledder | November 15, 2018

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Stories | Mountain Sledder Magazine

How to Convince Your Boss to Let You Work Less and Sled More

November 12, 2018 |

It’s time to slide down the ethical slope guilt-free by convincing your boss that more time on the sled will boost your job performance this winter. Here’s how to talk your boss into letting you work less and sled more.Read More

Springtime Heli-Sledding in Whistler

November 9, 2018 |

Milestones deserve to be celebrated. So when my 50th birthday rolled around this spring I decided to splash out on a daylong heli-sledding tour with Whistler-based Head-Line Mountain Holidays.Read More

Buying a Used Sled — Do’s and Don’ts

October 26, 2018 |

Most guys don’t go out and buy a brand new F-350 Super Duty for their first set of wheels. It’s usually more like a rusty Madza 323 with a leaky gas tank, or some other P.O.S. with hardly any brakes and even less chick magnetism. The same holds true for sledders buying a used sled.Read More

5 Things Sledders Should Do Right Now

September 23, 2018 |

Summer is gasping its last breath, and for us sledders this means we are getting revved up for a new season. Here are 5 things sledders should do right now.Read More

The Anatomy of a Search and Rescue Call Out in BC

September 21, 2018 |

SAR Managers frequently dispatch a small initial strike-team to respond rapidly via helicopter, which resolves most responses within a short period of time. This rapid-deployment unit will include an avalanche technician, a medical responder, and an avalanche search dog team or other expertise.Read More

5 Reasons Why “Your Sled Sucks” Comments Have Gotta Go

September 19, 2018 |

Sledders on social media have inevitably been subject to a barrage of comments along the lines of: ‘Such and such a brand sled sucks.’ Or, ‘Should have bought a [insert brand here].’ Here are 5 reasons why ‘your sled sucks’ comments are lame, and why we should all move on!Read More

Fall Rituals – The Countdown to Winter Has Begun

September 4, 2018 |

Fall is the time to partake in the annual rituals that help define our sledding culture. It’s time to get stoked for the coming season. The deep snow of winter will be here before we know it!Read More

Commit to Killin’ It – Sled Season Preparation

September 1, 2018 |

Life is busy—no matter your situation—and it can be hard to make time. But once you commit to training your body and mind, the quality of your ride experience will become exponentially better. Sled season preparation is key.Read More

Heatstroke and Bear Bites: Why Summer Sledding Sucks

August 21, 2018 |

That giant fireball in the sky is attempting to burn the skin off of your body. You’re shorthanded at work, trying to cover for everyone’s vacations. The snowpack is at a season low. This can only mean one thing: We are in the middle of two months of the worst snowmobiling of the year. Here’s why summer sledding sucks.Read More

Snowmobiling Is the Tie That Binds

August 9, 2018 |

Getting out on the mountain to enjoy a fresh snowfall with a group of like-minded, powder loving individuals is one of our greatest thrills. Sometimes we don’t realize it until years or perhaps even decades later, but memories and lifelong friendships are being made each time we do. It may not seem obvious at first, but snowmobiling is the tie that binds.Read More