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Mountain Sledder Magazine | August 23, 2017

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Young Buck: Maverick Walker Interview

June 30, 2017 |

My favourite style of riding is when the whole crew brings out a shovel and we build massive jumps and when it is done, everyone just goes off and we all send it huge! Big floaters and lots of hang time puts a smile on my face.Read More

Brodie Evans – Motivation, Ability and Experience

June 26, 2017 |

Brodie Evans is an avalanche safety ambassador, a 4th year apprentice carpenter, a competitive enduro biker, a recreational dirtbiker, and a guy who organizes his life so he can sled almost every day in the winter. Feature photo by Julie-Ann Chapman   To say this clean-cut 24 year old—originally from … Read More

Spring Trip to Revelstoke for the 509 Film Shoot

June 23, 2017 |

The first day did not disappoint. We met up with Reagan Sieg, Cody Borchers, and Riley Suhan. Everyone was scanning the terrain for booters, and snow conditions were great. We took turns picking out features and getting our sleds upside down. There were hips everywhere, a sledder’s paradise. We rode until the sun set behind the mountains; by that time we were beat. Good snow and weather, it was an epic day.Read More

Behind-the-Scenes: 2018 Polaris Showroom Event

March 7, 2017 |

Alright, so there were plenty of new products to see at the 2018 Polaris Showroom Event. For 2018, Polaris put a lot of effort into the brands under its ownership, and there were a couple of new snowmobile models to bootRead More

Gear Review: 509 Carbon Fiber Altitude helmet with Fidlock

January 31, 2017 |

The Carbon Fiber Altitude helmet is 509’s top-of-the-line dome protector for 2016/17 and is available in enough color options to match up to any outerwear you may already own. As expected from a premier line of helmets, the Altitude is lightweight and strong; weighing in at just 2.9 pounds, the Carbon Fiber helmet meets or exceeds DOT and ECE 2205 certification standards.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

Avalanche Canada: Throttle Decisions Video Series

November 11, 2016 |

There are two types of mountain sledders on this planet: those who choose to educate themselves about avalanches, and those who don’t. Why anyone would choose not to is beyond me, but hey, it’s your world, I’m just living in it. If you sled in the mountains, you are also … Read More

Fernie Stoke

October 31, 2016 |

Ever since Logan Thibodeau was a young sledder he had dreams of becoming a sponsored rider, and getting photos in magazines. Now, at thirty years of age, it has become a reality, however, like all other athletes with aspirations of rising to the top, Logan figured out early that he can’t do … Read More

Alberta Snowmobile and Powersports Show Recap

October 20, 2016 |

It was big. It was shiny. It was the Alberta Snowmobile and Powersports Show (ASPS) in Edmonton in all its glory.   The 2016 trade show was much like those of years past, brimming with the excitement of new gear, new parts and new dreams for a big winter to … Read More

Sledding in Radium, BC: Catamount Glacier

October 12, 2016 |

Words and photos by Tim Grey   Into Another Dimension: Catamount Glacier near Radium, BC   It’s late spring and the 509 team is looking to finish up shooting for their next film Volume 11. Temps have been sky high and it’s getting harder and harder to find the snow … Read More