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Mountain Sledder Magazine | June 26, 2017

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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

Gear Review: Ice Age Rails

January 16, 2017 |

  IceAge Perfomance Rails Sledding is getting out of control these days. Huge cliff drops, tech lines in the trees and big jumps are all bridging the gap between what used to be a ski line and what used to be a sled line. The more capable the new machines are … Read More

Sure, you are transmitting—but what else is?

December 21, 2016 |

Transceiver Interference In the world of avalanches, something good can also potentially be something bad. For example, we talk about trees and rocks acting as anchors stabilizing a snowpack, but in some instances, these can actually be weak points in the slope and likely trigger points… In the age of … Read More

Behind the Cover: Zac Parks

December 18, 2016 |

The name Zac Parks keeps cropping up in the snowmobile universe. Before we even knew much about him, there he was, gracing the cover of Mountain Sledder Magazine’s 10th issue. After getting to know Zach a little more, we figured everyone else should too. Below is a conversation with the man … Read More

Ensure to Insure

December 11, 2016 |

Screenshot from YouTube video “Snowmobile catches fire outside of Island Pond, VT.”   I’m going to be completely honest here. You should insure your sled. But snowmobile insurance is not something that anyone really wants to think about, let alone wants to write about. This story assignment got passed around … Read More

Get better video from your iPhone

November 29, 2016 |

Just about everyone these days is sporting an iPhone or other smartphone in their pocket. The video capability of today’s iPhone technology is incredible. Did you know that you can capture 4K resolution with your Iphone 7? Or shoot Full HD at 60 frames per second? And the camera comes … Read More

2016 Sled Film Trailers

November 23, 2016 |

But man, it sure is tough holding off and waiting patiently for another storm or two to pass when your newsfeed is full of shots of guys getting out and pulling donuts in what certainly ‘looks’ like bottomless pow. But the smart guys on the couch know that anyone can find a deep pocket for one picture. And the boisterous claims of “4 feet of bottomless!!” mean that in truth there is probably only half that much snowpack and without a doubt it has a bottom made up of sled-part-wrecking rocks.Read More

Glacier Camping via Steel Powder Ponies

September 22, 2016 |

Photos and text by Colin Wallace Pushing further back into the mountains means carrying more gear; reliable gear that better not let you down. When you’re selecting gear to spend the night there are two rules to follow: cotton kills and light is right. Last spring I spent a couple … Read More

Buying a Used Sled — Do’s and Don’ts

August 18, 2016 |

Most guys don’t go out and buy a brand new F-350 Super Duty for their first set of wheels. It’s usually more like a rusty Madza 323 with a leaky gas tank, or some other P.O.S. with hardly any brakes and even less chick magnetism.   The same holds true … Read More

Getting Grabby: Grab Seat Build

June 5, 2016 |

Straight airs have been dead for over a decade in every other action sport. Moto, skiing and snowboarding, mountain biking; watch a video from any of these sports and you’ll see almost every air is tricked or styled out with a grab. From the freestyle ramps and terrain parks, these … Read More