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Mountain Sledder Magazine | December 13, 2017

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Riding Tips | Mountain Sledder Magazine

Charity Ride with Pro Athletes to Raise Money for Vulnerable Youth

November 25, 2017 |

The Charity Ride takes place on December 16 this year on Boulder and Frisby with a day of coached and guided riding. While instructors Nadine Overwater, Rob Alford, Brodie Evans and Derek Wood will offer tips and wisdom, it’s designed as less of a clinic and more as a day of stoke in the mountains. Photographers will be out taking professional photos of participants, and the day ends with an epic after-party at the Big Eddy Pub in the heart of Revelstoke.Read More

4 Tips For Taking Your Man Sledding

November 18, 2017 |

Since your man is not a big mountain rider, it can be assumed he will not have a valuable opinion to contribute here. Fortunately, this means you can forgo involving him in terrain choices or decision making for the day. This will sidestep the potential for a disagreement based on a difference of opinion.Read More

Riding Tip: Cool Your Sled in Spring Conditions

April 29, 2017 |

Overheating on the trail is a common problem in springtime. In this video tip, Chris Brown and Rob Alford offer an easy way to quickly cool your sled back to a safe operating temperature so you can keep moving. Awesome!Read More

Riding Tip: Sidehilling in Hard Snow

April 27, 2017 |

Sidehilling in firm snow can be difficult, but it’s often a crucial maneuver to get you where you need to be and to stay out of trouble, especially in spring.Read More

How to Get Unstuck

February 21, 2017 |

Here are a variety of techniques that you can use to get unstuck, from least-to-most physically demanding. Start at the top and work your way down until you’re free and clear!

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Riding Tip: Carving

March 30, 2015 |

You know when you’re carving down the mountain, and you or your buddy falls over on their side because they carved too hard? Well, here is how not to end up on your side, stuck.Read More

How to NOT Load Your New Snowmobile! (Sled Deck Jump Fail)

September 18, 2014 | 7

We feel a little bad having a laugh at this guy’s expense but hopefully he’s a good hearted bloke who can laugh at it now too. There’s lots of tradeshows coming up this fall where this is an easy potential.

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Riding Tip: Downhill Sh!thook with Chris Brown

February 15, 2014 |

We’ve all been in situations where we are going downhill and need to turn and sidehill out, or turn back uphill to avoid hazards below. Mastering the ability to get out of trouble by quickly getting the sled on its side and powering out of a jam can turn a sticky situation into nothing more than a forgotten few moments in your dayRead More

Riding Tip: Wheelies

February 3, 2014 |

We finally had a chance to get out and film and hang out, but the conditions were less then favourable. We found a few sheltered low exposure slopes to play on and practice wheelies and slow controlled side hills.Read More

Riding Tip: Re-Entry with Chris Brown

September 12, 2013 |

Here’s how to pull off a Re-Entry.   Jump Selection Finding the right jump for a re-entry is key.  Ideally you want to find a jump that has a smooth run-in and a transition to a steep face.  The more vertical the face, the more height you will get and … Read More