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Mountain Sledder Magazine | June 24, 2017

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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

2017 “Most Likely To” Awards

April 4, 2017 |

Sometimes the potential in a sled is more important than its actual accomplishments, and if you have enough potential you could win an MLT or “Most Likely To” award. The winners of our categories have gone above and beyond in proving their valuable worth to the snowmobiling community with what they are Most Likely To accomplish.Read More

A Positive Sign: Good Terrain Choice on a Deep and Touchy Weekend

March 22, 2017 |

They say that hindsight is 20/20. Looking back on the significant avalanche events that occurred just a few ridges to the south—as well as in the nearby Rockies—it’s clear that the snowpack at Gorman Lake on that sunny Sunday was tipping on the edge of disaster.Read More

Dear Manufacturers, We Need to Talk

March 16, 2017 |

Dear Manufacturers, We have discovered a slight issue with your new sled offerings that needs to be addressed, and I am here to help walk you through it. Please head down to the design-team area of your complex and locate the group of young whippersnappers that work on colour and … Read More

Lost on a Quick Rip

March 3, 2017 |

When I was a kid I wanted to go fast. These days I want to get lost.

Okay, not lost lost, but you know, that feeling of not knowing what’s around the corner.Read More

Webisode: Getting the Shot Episode 1

February 20, 2017 |

Getting the shot that lands on the pages of a magazine or in the advertising of a big-budget client doesn’t come easy. Even for top photographers with all the necessary skill, equipment and top athletes to work with, there are so many other factors that can play havoc with even the most carefully planned photo shoot.Read More

Can Snowbikes and Sleds Co-exist in Harmony?

February 10, 2017 |

It’s become clear in the last couple of years that a snowbike can be taken into tight, lower elevation trees that you wouldn’t dream of trying on your sled. But on the flip-side, a snowbike will struggle to follow a sled straight up a steep slope in heavy snow.Read More

The Nature of a Sledding Friendship

January 21, 2017 |

Every kind of sledding friendship is awesome and unique and no matter who you are going up the mountain with on any given day, no matter what the nature of your sledding friendship, you know you’re going to have an awesome time.Read More

Do you carry a gun?

January 7, 2017 |

Feature image courtesy of aliengearholsters.com   The question of carrying a gun in the backcountry while snowmobiling is a hot topic at the moment. Gun ownership and the provisions to carry them have always been touchy subjects for those south of the 49th parallel, or at least since the day all … Read More

Everyone’s an Expert: The Mountain Caribou Conundrum

December 28, 2016 |

A recent Facebook post by the Conservation Officer Service of British Columbia has raised some interesting questions about Mountain Caribou conservation efforts in BC. There are certainly some facts regarding the decline of Mountain Caribou populations in the province, but it seems like these are overshadowed by many more opinions … Read More