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Mountain Sledder Magazine | October 19, 2017

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El Niño, watching neighbours impale themselves on shovel handles, and enough snow to cover all the dog poop in your yard

December 1, 2015 |

What is El Niño? The Spanish definition is ‘Little Boy’ or Christ Child’. I don’t get it. What I do get is that the meteorological definition is “an irregularly occurring and complex series of climatic changes affecting the equatorial Pacific region.” In a nutshell, it can be explained like this. … Read More

Road Trippin’ Essentials: Smokes, Labatt’s & More Smokes

November 17, 2015 |

I’ll get to the road trippin’ part in a bit, but first hear me out. If you were an alien looking down from space at the building a snowmobile trade show was in, it would probably look like a large birdfeeder but for middle-aged men.     The Saskatchewan show … Read More

C-Dub’s Goodtimes Theory for Fun

October 24, 2015 | 1

“My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all.” – Steven Hawking   “What’s for lunch?” – Colin Wallace   Both are excellent examples of profound and scholarly insight from two of the world’s leading … Read More

The Look

October 9, 2015 | 1

If you want days like this, avoid “the look” at all costs. Photo Nick Reedy.   The look. Unless you are single and never had a significant other in your life—and no, snowmobiles don’t count as significant others—you know the look. It’s 5% fear, 5% jealousy, 10% hate, and 80% … Read More

What It Takes To Be A Hillclimb Racer

September 24, 2015 |

With the sled season fast approaching, I decided to dive in and see what it takes to be a backcountry slayer during the week and a Pro Hillclimb Racer on the weekend. So I talked to some of our local pros here in Star Valley, Wyoming, to find out how … Read More

Guide to Summertime Activities

August 19, 2015 |

I prefer to sit on the couch in my underwear. With the blinds closed of course, the sun coming in through the window could harm my pasty white skin.Read More

Cdub’s Off-Season Training Regimen

July 20, 2015 |

  Wanna rip the face off a honey badger the next time you go sledding? Stupid question. Of course you do. Having the strength to be able to put your machine where you want is half the battle, the other half is convincing yourself you can. It’s the mental game … Read More

Summertime blues and the yardwork solution

June 12, 2015 |

Don’t be shy, mow everything. The garden, perennials, annuals, weeds, grass, shrubs, that ornamental orange tree, just mow it all man.Read More

The Dirtbag Bible

May 3, 2015 | 9

Money management is at the top of the order if you want to swing for the fence all season long. It may all look like fun and games when you creep on someone’s Instagram, but no one is gonna post a picture of their bank account dropping down to zero in January when their truck breaks down in Revy or when they wiped the whole front-end off their sled in Trout Lake.Read More

How to Buy a Used Snowmobile

April 9, 2015 | 4

“The speedo stopped working 3 years ago but I think it only has like 750km on it”

– Ya, more like 750km a day for 3 years hauling a 3500 gallon water tank across the Arctic tundra for your seismic job.Read More