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Mountain Sledder | June 20, 2018

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Avalanche Start Zone – You Might Be in Harm’s Way and Not Even Know It

February 14, 2018 |

A group of five riders was lingering directly in the runout of several large avalanche paths, unaware of the danger above them in the avalanche start zone.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

Complex Snowpack and the Potential for Remotely-Triggered Avalanches

February 7, 2018 |

The current complex snowpack in Interior BC is beginning to show its very ugly teeth, with the potential for large, remotely-triggered avalanches.Read More

What to Do When You Run out of Fuel

February 6, 2018 |

In your mountain sledding career, you’ll probably run out of fuel at some point. It’s not the end of the world! Here’s how to deal with the problem.Read More

Sleddercise: A Simple Exercise Routine for Snowmobiling Fitness

January 25, 2018 |

With the help of Rob Derman—Head Coach for the Australian Olympic Skeleton Team—here is a simple exercise routine designed specifically for snowmobiling.Read More

Avalanche Warning Signs Turned Us Around

January 23, 2018 |

It was shaping up to be a beautiful day. That’s why it sucked when we made the decision to pull the pin and turn around. But it wasn’t just our gut instinct telling us to do so, there were plenty of avalanche warning signs.Read More

High Avalanche Hazard and the Fine Art of a Courageous Retreat

January 12, 2018 |

You’ve been planning this trip for weeks. The sleds are loaded, and hotels booked. One problem: High Avalanche Hazard. Here’s what to do.Read More

How to Double on a Snowmobile in the Mountains – Riding Tips

January 4, 2018 |

The ability to double effectively on a snowmobile can be a blessing in a few different situations. Here’s how to double on a snowmobile in the mountains.Read More

10 Things a Real Mountain Sledder Would Never Do

January 2, 2018 |

Are you truly a real mountain sledder? Or just a willow-bashing wannabe, who happens to hit a hill every once in a while? Here are ten ways to find out.Read More

Snowmobile Insurance – Is Your Sled Covered…In Transit?

December 26, 2017 |

Did you know that damage to your sled as a result of a vehicle accident is NOT be covered by vehicle insurance? Only snowmobile insurance…Read More