Category: Stories

Economic Impact of BC Snowmobiling Assessed at $299 Million Annually

The study shows that snowmobiling generated 299.2 million dollars and contributed 21.8 million dollars in revenue to the various levels of Government.

Aaron Leyland – Pulling Focus and Putting on Miles

Leyland enjoys spending over a hundred days a year on his sled, wiggling his 175” powder-slayer/tree-trimmer through nicely-spaced old growth en route to filming locations, where he fully admits that he’s been…

Speedwerx Expands Product Offerings to Ski-Doo and Polaris

Speedwerx is expanding their product offerings from primarily Arctic Cat to include aftermarket performance parts for Ski-Doo and Polaris snowmobiles.

How to Sideflip – Riding Tip with Caleb Kesterke

You should already be fully-pinned as you reach the lip; now look over your uphill shoulder and pull backwards twice as hard as you think you should. You don’t need to consciously…

7 Epic Craft Breweries in Mountain Sledding Towns

Here’s a list of craft breweries in mountain sledding towns which are definitely worth checking out once the snow ponies are parked for the day.

BC Snowmobile Groups win National Excellence Awards

On June 8th, 2019 the Canadian Council of Snowmobile Organizations (CCSO) hosted their annual Excellence Awards in Grand Rapids, Michigan as part of the International Snowmobile Congress with over three hundred delegates…

Taiga Motors Ekko Electric Mountain-Specific Snowmobile

The company is offering three different models, including the Taiga Motors Ekko—their mountain-specific model. Two other models will also be available: the Atlas, which is a crossover sled, and the Nomad, which…

The Coming of Age of Mountain Sledding

It was the second major event in just two years, another nightmarish sign in the crossroads at which mountain sledding had arrived. In the years between 2007 and 2017, 63 sledders died…

Jon Jean Interview – Going Big

Throwing a snowball from the takeoff is a really good trick for checking speed. Just pack a nice snowball and throw it. Depending on how hard I throw it, I’ll know how…