bc| Mountain Sledder Magazine
Forty-four riders came, conquered and celebrated the inaugural Riley Suhan Invitational backcountry race event this past weekend. Here are the results.
Sledders are now pushing deeper into the mountains than ever before, and in doing so, gaining access to the remote and breathtaking glaciers and icecaps of BC. Accidents can be avoided when riders become aware of the hazards of snowmobiling on a glacier or icefield, and gain the skill set required to navigate this type of complex winter terrain safely.
In the inaugural Riley Suhan Invitational backcountry race, teams of four will compete on a course that includes climbs, jumps and technical tree sections.
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).
If you haven’t been to Silent Pass in Golden, you’re missing out. Golden, British Columbia is a motorized haven—a sled-friendly bubble surrounded by no less than five national parks. With so many epic mountains around, it is understandable that the people living here take their mountain recreation seriously – including in …
The town of Sicamous, BC will host the 2nd Annual Ripped Snow Festival on February 9th-11th, 2018. The festival features snowmobile and snow bike races…
Riley Suhan had been handed a once-in-a-lifetime chance to shred the off-limits peaks of Kicking Horse Mountain Resort on his snowmobile.
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.
Since your man is not a big mountain rider, it can be assumed he will not have a valuable opinion to contribute here. Fortunately, this means you can forgo involving him in terrain choices or decision making for the day. This will sidestep the potential for a disagreement based on a difference of opinion.