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Mountain Sledder Magazine | December 11, 2017

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Perfecting The Trade: The CKMP Experience

November 23, 2017 |

Exiting the busy flow of the Trans-Canada Highway and starting down the quiet back road toward CKMP, I am overcome with the calming sense that I am about to withdraw from reality for a few days. Nestled in the Interior BC snowbelt between Revelstoke and Sicamous, the deep snowbanks and tall trees lining the road here feel worlds apart from the everyday.Read More

Farmer’s Almanac Winter 2018 Weather Forecast and Other Predictions

August 25, 2017 |

Once again, the Farmer’s Almanac brings us a long-term outlook that is big on headline and little on substance; here’s why their Winter 2018 weather forecast (that everyone gets so excited about each year!) can’t be trusted. But you should read it anyway, just for kicks!   Farmer’s Almanac Winter … Read More

2017/2018 Ski-Doo Summit Driveline Updates and Belt Durability Improvements

August 9, 2017 |

BRP Press Release 2018 Ski-doo summit/Freeride driveline updates and 2017 belt durability improvements BRP strives to offer Ski-Doo owners the best product performance, reliability and durability. For Model Year 2018 BRP has already announced changes to Ski-Doo REV Gen4 snowmobiles proven to improve drive belt durability, these are recapped below. … Read More

Every 2018 Sled Film Teaser

August 4, 2017 |

We thought hot flashes were associated with menopause, but it turns out it’s a condition that affects sledders in August. The symptoms are feelings of excessive heat, profuse sweating, restlessness, inability to stay focused and the overarching desire to watch a sled film.   In order to satisfy your appetite, here—in one … Read More

Test Ride: 2018 Ski-doo Summit 165″ & 175″

April 7, 2017 |

It’s not every day that you are offered the opportunity to get seat time on a pre-production sled. So when Mountain Sledder had the chance to ride the 2018 Ski-Doo Summit 165″ and 175″ sleds (of which there are only a handful in existence), naturally we jumped at the opportunity.

Here’s our take on the new 175″ and 165″ Ski-Doo Summit X Gen4 Rev 850 sleds.Read More

Yamafest 2017 at Boulder Mountain, Revelstoke

April 6, 2017 |

TGFG photo   Saturday, April 8, 2017 will be the date for the annual Yamafest event, presented by Yamaha Motor Canada.   The event will take place at Boulder Mountain, Revelstoke BC. Sledders are welcome to demo ride one of several 2018 Yamaha Sidewinder M-TX on hand between 10:30am and 2:00pm … Read More

2018 SKI-DOO SUMMIT DRIVELINE UPDATE

March 23, 2017 |

BRP Press Release

March 23, 2017

As reminder and more definitive answer to what we discussed at the Snow Shoot Tech presentation about 2018 Summit and Freeride models regarding driveline updates, please see the list of changes below:Read More

The Calling 2017: Photo and Video Contest

March 19, 2017 |

Do you have what it takes to answer the call? THE CALLING 2017 is offering big cash and other prizes for the top three submissions in video and photo categories. Winners will be announced at the Edmonton Snow Show in October 2017. There will be two additional rounds of awards and prizes as well—The People’s Choice and Social Media—awarded for both categories at a later date. For 2017, the Video and Photo Challenge is open to anyone who meets the criteria.Read More

Dear Manufacturers, We Need to Talk

March 16, 2017 |

Dear Manufacturers, We have discovered a slight issue with your new sled offerings that needs to be addressed, and I am here to help walk you through it. Please head down to the design-team area of your complex and locate the group of young whippersnappers that work on colour and … Read More

MY2018 Snowmobile Sneak Peek Tour Announced

March 8, 2017 |

Yamaha, Ski-Doo and Polaris have teamed up to showcase the latest snowmobile models across Canada in the MY2018 Snowmobile Sneak Peek Tour starting in March.Read More