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Mountain Sledder | June 19, 2018

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Stories | Mountain Sledder Magazine

Wrong-Foot Forward Dangle: the Backbone of Backcountry Riding

February 28, 2018 |

In our backcountry sledding history there is probably no move more iconic than the wrong-foot forward dangle. Riding wrong-foot forward is arguably the most important backcountry technique ever developed.Read More

Sled vs Snow Bike – A Social Experiment in Riding Together

February 24, 2018 |

We decided to try out a social experiment, to experience a sled vs snow bike day in the mountains firsthand. And we filmed it all. Here’s what went down.Read More

Teacher and Students Work on 2018 Mountain Sled in Best High School Program Ever

February 16, 2018 |

At Naicam School in Saskatchewan, Canada, the vice-principal and students together have created a new mountain snowmobile high school learning experience.Read More

Some Romantic Valentine’s Day Advice from One Sledder to Another

February 12, 2018 |

It’s that exciting time of year again—no, not the first snowfall. That other exciting time. No, not snowcheck season either. Valentine’s Day!Read More

Vancouver Island Sled Bum, Tom Walker

February 2, 2018 |

With average winter temperatures above 5°C, Vancouver Island doesn’t get much snow. So what’s a sled bum like Tom Walker doing living there then?Read More

Riley Suhan Gets The Green Light To Ride Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

January 31, 2018 |

Riley Suhan had been handed a once-in-a-lifetime chance to shred the off-limits peaks of Kicking Horse Mountain Resort on his snowmobile.Read More

X Games Aspen 2018 Results Snowmobile and Snow Bike Events

January 30, 2018 |

For winter athletes, one of the most important events of the year—X Games Aspen 2018—is in the books. It’s an unparalleled opportunity for exposure, and a chance to showcase an athlete’s skill on a international stage. This is especially true for snowmobile and snow bike athletes, who often perform at … Read More

The Worst Mountain Sleds of Our Time

January 27, 2018 |

At one time or another, every one of the current big four sled manufacturers has pumped out one of the worst mountain sleds of our time.Read More

The Story Behind the Finger Throttle and Munster Innovations

January 20, 2018 |

Here’s the story behind the Finger Throttle and Munster Innovations. No, this isn’t some kind of “Goldy” left-handed finger thing. It’s the real deal.Read More

Brand Bashing – Stereotypes, Puns and Poor Taste

January 15, 2018 |

However, there are some who practice brand bashing with sincerity. In perhaps a misguided attempt to be funny, or possibly in a jealous attempt to justify their own poor choices, some sledders will go to great lengths to find issues with competing brands. These issues are often then exaggerated into preposterousness.Read More