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Mountain Sledder Magazine | September 21, 2017

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Avalanche Safety| Mountain Sledder Magazine

The Next Generation Doesn’t Want to Sled Anyway, Do They?

April 14, 2017 |

If you are worried about the next generation getting hooked on snowmobiling, here are a few easy things you can do to help prevent it.Read More

The Effects of Compaction on Avalanche Terrain

January 11, 2017 |

  Boulder Mountain, Quartz Creek, Eagle Pass and Clemina are all names of popular riding areas that are likely known throughout the majority of the snowmobile community. We call these “managed” areas, as they are under an agreement between a snowmobile club and the province and are your typical “go … 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

Avalanche Safety Webisode Kickstarter

October 6, 2015 |

There’s a new Kickstarter campaign that all mountain riders can get behind; it’s called “The Hunt for Zipper Mouth Creek”, and is the brainchild of Revelstoke locals Jeremy Hanke and Jeff Scott. The crowdfunding project aims to produce a series of free webisodes that will educate sledders about avalanche safety and help develop necessary … Read More

Top Ten Reasons to Get On It.

June 24, 2014 | 1

It’s a perfect -2˚ with blue-bird skies and chest-deep powder, the kind of day one wishes for the perfect line up of all the elements. Your sleds running great all your buddies are out.  It’s time for a quick lunch break and that’s when you hear it- the crack, then pop as your taking a sip of you energy drink (beer or what-have-you).  The sound of a passenger jet fills you ears as you look up to see what is certain to be your last sight.Read More

CAC Heads Up Mountain Snowmobile Avalanche Incident Prevention Program

October 12, 2012 |

The Canadian Avalanche Centre is heading into a second year of a three-year initiative that has the goal of increasing avalanche safety and lowering avalanche incidents among mountain sledders.  The nearly 1million dollar project is funded by a grand from the National Search and Rescue Secretariat that the CAC successfully … Read More