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Mountain Sledder Magazine | August 21, 2017

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Pemby Life: Episode Two – Safety & Being Prepared

February 14, 2017 |

In the second installment of Pemby Life, Julie-Ann Chapman goes over all the first-aid, safety and repair equipment that she carries with her when she rides. There are some items in her kit that all sledders must carry individually on their person, such as avalanche rescue gear. Other items, such as tools and spare parts, can be distributed throughout the group.Read More

Tech Tip: How to deal with a broken chaincase

January 27, 2017 |

The bad news is that not only is your sled without any semblance of self-propulsion, it’s also got no brakes! That’s right. When your chain decided to commit harikari by blasting itself through the cover of your chaincase at the speed of light, it also self-annihilated your ability to slow your sled down.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

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

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

Summerize your sled

May 7, 2015 | 6

If you have never summerized a sled before, it is definitely something you should think about. There are many products out there, and many techniques, here is what we do…Read More

How to (get talked into and) install pink Slydog skis on your sled

January 28, 2015 | 1

Dwayne and Cdub install Slydog skis in under 45 min. (The colour debate took 32 of those mins.) Instructions: Remove factory skis. Install Slydog skis. It really is that easy, but let me break it down into a play-by-play.   Tools required: Please note that nowhere in these instructions will … Read More

Two knuckleheads install a Skinz ARC kit

December 8, 2014 | 3

Two regular ol’ meatheads install the Skinz ARC with only a pair of vise-grips, a rubber mallet, and grim determination.   SKINZ ARC — WHAT IS IT? There is a lot of buzz out there about the new ARC product from Skinz. For those who don’t know much about it, … Read More

PreSeason Checks

August 29, 2012 | 4

PreSeason checks for prepping your snowmobile for snow!

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