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Mountain Sledder Magazine | August 23, 2017

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Recreational Off-Road Vehicle Restriction in BC Due to Wildfires

August 10, 2017 |

Effective 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Friday, August 4, 2017, the operation of any off-road vehicle for recreational purposes on Crown land will be prohibited throughout the Cariboo Fire Centre, Kamloops Fire Centre and Southeast Fire Centre. In addition, all on-highway vehicles must remain on defined road surfaces.Read More

Buds and Butts Are the Most Common Trash in Snowmobile Area

July 10, 2017 |

Have you ever wondered what type of sledders are mostly likely to litter while out snowmobiling? Well, here’s your answer: smokers and Budweiser drinkers are the mostly likely to throw their trash on the ground while sledding in the mountains.Read More

BC Sledder Enters Race for Premier: Promises Powder Days

May 5, 2017 |

Any storm dropping in excess of 20cms of snow will put this protocol in effect. If there is a sunny day following within 48 hours then that day shall automatically be deemed a provincial holiday. You don’t even need to call your boss, just go ride.Read More

Hillclimb 2017 at SilverStar Mountain Resort

April 19, 2017 |

Another successful weekend of snowmobile and snowbike hillclimb action at Vernon’s SilverStar Mountain Resort is in the books for 2017. The annual event took place Easter weekend, April 14-16.Read More

Conditions Report: Golden Mar 29, 2017

March 30, 2017 |

Conditions are some of the best we’ve seen all winter in Golden.

We haven’t seen blue skies in a few days, but clouds are alright when they keep producing fresh snow conditions.Read More

Lone Snowmobiler Lives After Buried by Avalanche near Terrace, BC

March 28, 2017 |

The sledder, who was reportedly travelling alone with his transceiver off, was buried 2m beneath the avalanche debris. Two nearby snowmobilers had heard the engine sound of a distant snowmobile stop and happened to notice a cloud of white in the distance.Read More

The Calling 2017: Photo and Video Contest

March 19, 2017 |

Do you have what it takes to answer the call? THE CALLING 2017 is offering big cash and other prizes for the top three submissions in video and photo categories. Winners will be announced at the Edmonton Snow Show in October 2017. There will be two additional rounds of awards and prizes as well—The People’s Choice and Social Media—awarded for both categories at a later date. For 2017, the Video and Photo Challenge is open to anyone who meets the criteria.Read More

Conditions Report: Golden Mar 8, 2017

March 8, 2017 |

Word on the street is that Monday Funday was the best riding conditions we’ve had so far this winter in the Golden area.

And conditions look to improve with even more snow headed our way throughout the end of the this week and into the weekend.Read More

The Human Factors and Avalanche Avoidance

February 24, 2017 |

As a mountain sledder who loves riding and is also fiercely dedicated to avalanche education, I am absolutely intrigued as to why mountain sledders make the decisions they do, and what we can do to ensure everyone comes home at the end of the day.Read More

Video: Sledding in Golden, BC

February 14, 2017 |

The mountains in Golden are easy to access thanks to the many years of industrialization, making passage to breathtaking sledding areas a breeze. There are a lot of good things to say about the sledding in Golden: ease of access, variety of terrain, convenient location… but what it really stands out for is the snow.Read More