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Mountain Sledder | June 20, 2018

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Tequila Mockingbird? Choice Summer Reading for Sledders

May 22, 2018 |

While you may be all aboard that cabin-country life, don’t let your train of thought get stalled at the station this summer. Here is some iron-clad summer reading, just the ticket to improve your braapcountry skills before the snow flies.Read More

Riley Suhan Invitational Backcountry Race at Quartz Creek, Golden BC April 7

March 25, 2018 |

In the inaugural Riley Suhan Invitational backcountry race, teams of four will compete on a course that includes climbs, jumps and technical tree sections.Read More

BC Courts Weigh in on Tether and Other Backcountry Liability Issues

March 20, 2018 |

A precedent-setting decision was made in BC courts recently in the case of an incident involving mountain sledders. In it, an Alberta snowmobiler was found to be 100% liable for damages to a fellow rider after failing to wear his snowmobile tether cord (Passerin vs Webb 2018).Read More

2019 Ski-Doo Snowmobile Lineup for Mountain Riders

February 19, 2018 |

Here’s what’s new in the 2019 Ski-Doo snowmobile lineup! Engine, technology advances, new models, colours and more new for MY2019 from BRP.Read More

Leave Trenches, Not Trash

July 3, 2017 |

The garbage sledders leave is a black eye on our community. We’re ‘known’ for this ignorance and the stereotype has to change. Human waste has put our current global environmental situation into crisis and it is an attainable goal to prevent ill action.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

Ski-Doo Offers Avalanche Seminars

October 4, 2016 |

Safety should be at the top of everyone’s ‘to do’ list when making plans to sled in avalanche terrain; BRP is making it easier by providing seminars across Canada and the United states. Ski Doo is taking the initiative to promote avalanche safety awareness in Canada with 23 seminars led … Read More