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Mountain Sledder Magazine | December 11, 2017

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Free Backcountry Avalanche Workshops come to North-Central Alberta

November 8, 2017 |

Avalanche Canada is heading to north-central Alberta to deliver the Backcountry Avalanche Workshops (BAW) in five communities this November. The BAW is an excellent early-season tune-up on avalanche safety to get you thinking about the avalanche essentials and safe backcountry riding habits.Read More

Early Season Riding – Not All It’s Cracked up to Be

October 31, 2017 |

The problem is that those first ride reports don’t usually show all the hazards and crappy parts that had to be endured to get that one sweet—but gingerly executed—pow turn.Read More

2017 Alberta Snowmobile and Powersports Show Photo Recap

October 22, 2017 |

If you didn’t get a chance to check out the 2017 Alberta Snowmobile and Powersports Show, don’t worry! We’ve got you covered with our photo recap of everything that went down there this year.

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Avalanche Canada Presentations at Sled Shows Focus on Close Calls

October 11, 2017 |

Due to an overwhelming number of close calls involving snowmobilers last season, Avalanche Canada presentations at snowmobile shows this fall will focus on the lessons learned from sledders who are fortunate to be alive. The intent of re-telling these stories is not only to examine the mistakes made, but highlight avalanche awareness and introduce available resources to help ensure safe backcountry sledding.Read More

Top 5 Mountain Weather Forecast Apps/Sites

April 8, 2017 |

Here is a top 5 list of the best weather apps and sites that can help you get a better picture of the weather forecast, so you can have more fun playing in the sun.Read More

A Positive Sign: Good Terrain Choice on a Deep and Touchy Weekend

March 22, 2017 |

They say that hindsight is 20/20. Looking back on the significant avalanche events that occurred just a few ridges to the south—as well as in the nearby Rockies—it’s clear that the snowpack at Gorman Lake on that sunny Sunday was tipping on the edge of disaster.Read More

So, You’ve Been Meaning to Take an Avalanche Course…

March 15, 2017 |

If you ride in the mountains—or plan to—but haven’t taken an avalanche course, don’t be ashamed. It’s not too late for you. Avalanche Canada can help you do the right thing for yourself, your friends and your family. Here’s where to start.Read More

Why the F&*K do you not have avalanche rescue gear??

February 3, 2017 |

If you ride in the mountains without training and gear, then you are not a mountain sledder. I don’t care what kind of hot-rod sled you own. Don’t call yourself that. Being a mountain sledder means something. It means that you’re prepared. It means that you can take care of yourself and others. And it means that you’ve taken the necessary steps to be as safe as you can out in the mountainsRead More

Conditions Report: Golden Feb 2, 2017

February 2, 2017 |

The conditions in Golden are about to change. For the past couple of weeks we’ve been enjoying blue skies and moderate temperatures. That trend was broken last Sunday with a light snowfall that brought roughly 10cm to the area.

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Conditions Report: Golden Jan 12, 2017

January 12, 2017 |

Cold, clear and cold are the words to describe the conditions in Golden this early January. We had a small system roll through and dump around 10-15cm in town on Monday. Otherwise, it’s been blue skies and frigid temps all week long.     Looking ahead, the cold, Arctic air … Read More