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Mountain Sledder | May 27, 2018

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Stories | Mountain Sledder Magazine

Tequila Mockingbird? Choice Summer Reading for Sledders

May 22, 2018 |

While you may be all aboard that cabin-country life, don’t let your train of thought get stalled at the station this summer. Here is some iron-clad summer reading, just the ticket to improve your braapcountry skills before the snow flies.Read More

First Ride in the Mountains by Cody Borchers

May 1, 2018 |

My first ride in the mountains was in 1997 aboard my ’97 Polaris XLT. Riding the backcountry in the mountains was a whole new experience. That feeling of being able to go anywhere was so powerful. There were so many new challenges: obstacles to navigate, sidehill manoeuvres to learn and jumps that called to be hit.Read More

Tailgate Alaska – The Ultimate Grass Roots Event

April 22, 2018 |

It’s all about the people! That’s what makes Tailgate Alaska feel like a grass roots event, even though it does exhibit all the earmarks of a professionally-organized event. Each evening, riders return back to base with awesome stories, photos and—most importantly—huge smiles from the day.Read More

Whatever Happened to Brodie Evans?

April 15, 2018 |

When I say that Brodie Evans worked hard, I mean as hard as any human could. He was out riding everyday, and not just for the fun of it.Read More

Do You Suffer From FOMO? aka Fear of Missing Out

April 10, 2018 |

If you find yourself regularly suffering from cold sweats, uncontrollable shaking or an agitated state leading you to constantly peer at your phone for weather and social media updates, then there is a high probability that you suffer from FOMO.Read More

Riding a Snow Bike 101 for Sledders and Dirt Bike Riders – Old Guy, New Tricks

March 30, 2018 |

Loaded with a head full of assumptions and preconceived notions, the plan was put into place to demo a snow bike for a couple of daysRead More

Hidden Danger: the Hazards of Snowmobiling on a Glacier or Icefield

March 29, 2018 |

Sledders are now pushing deeper into the mountains than ever before, and in doing so, gaining access to the remote and breathtaking glaciers and icecaps of BC. Accidents can be avoided when riders become aware of the hazards of snowmobiling on a glacier or icefield, and gain the skill set required to navigate this type of complex winter terrain safely.Read More

Inaugural Red Bull Sledhammers Head-to-Head Hillclimb Race

March 27, 2018 |

Red Bull Sledhammers is a 550m head-to-head uphill snowmobile hillclimb race up a side-by-side course of gap jumps, banked slalom and whoops sections.Read More

Riding the Icefields of British Columbia and That Feeling You Get

March 23, 2018 |

For me, spring means hitting the vast icefields of British Columbia on my sled. These are some of the most beautiful places on the planet. The landscape is so incredibly breathtaking that it almost doesn’t look real!Read More

The Reasons Why I Choose to Snowcheck New Snowmobiles

March 3, 2018 |

Snowcheck time is here again. For some people, snowcheck is an exciting time to plan ahead for next year. Meanwhile, others have trouble understanding the desire to spring order a new snowmobile.Read More