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Mountain Sledder | February 21, 2018

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Mountain Lab Backcountry Chainsaw – Gear Review

February 8, 2018 |

Every mountain sledder should carry some sort of saw, for a couple of reasons. Here’s our review of the Mountain Lab Backcountry Chainsaw.

Pro

Small size won’t take up much storage space

Light – do we need to tell you why this is good?

Can be sharpened using a chainsaw file

Comes in a handy little pouch that keeps it all neat and tidyRead More

Fly Racing F2 Carbon Forge Helmet Review 2018

January 18, 2018 |

Here are our thoughts on the Fly Racing F2 Carbon Forge Cold Weather Helmet!
Pros – Looks great, very safe, fit is good, can be customized…Read More

Top 3 Best Avalanche Airbag Vests 2018

January 11, 2018 |

Avalanche airbag vests provide a couple of key advantages. Here are what we consider to be the top 3 best avalanche airbag vest options available for 2018!Read More

10 Things a Real Mountain Sledder Would Never Do

January 2, 2018 |

Are you truly a real mountain sledder? Or just a willow-bashing wannabe, who happens to hit a hill every once in a while? Here are ten ways to find out.Read More

509 Evolve Jacket and Bib Outerwear 2018 Product Features and Technology

December 5, 2017 |

The 509 Evolve Jacket and Bib use a proprietary weatherproof fabric they call “5TECH”. For maximum mobility, the jacket and bib have been tailored for an aggressive riding posture—they are shaped for the position you’ll be in while riding, not while putting out the vibe at the pump.Read More

FXR Elevation Dry-Link 2 PC Lite Monosuit Review: First Impression

December 3, 2017 |

The Elevation Dry-Link is called a monosuit, but it isn’t really. It’s two pieces (jacket and bibs) that zip fully together to form one. And from what I’ve seen so far with one day under my belt (haha), you kind of get the best of both worlds.Read More

Time to Consider the Condition of Your Gear

October 2, 2017 |

What about your emergency kit? There is a pile of info on these online and I encourage you to do a search. Being prepared and as comfortable as possible in an emergency situation can make a big difference in the final outcome. A few of my must-haves besides the obvious are a bivy sack, small cook stove, flares and two-way reliable communication that can reach the outside world.Read More

Apple iPhone 8 – Key Improvements for Capturing Better Sledding Footage

September 12, 2017 |

The iPhone 8 does bring a few new features to the table that will help sledders capture better sledding footage, so it’s worth taking a look at what’s new.Read More

Mammut Barryvox S & Barryvox Avalanche Transceiver Video Review

September 8, 2017 |

Some key improvements include an increased 70m search strip width, which can improve search times. Also, the interface on both transceivers has been completely redesigned to help simplifying searching technique in a rescue scenario. Combined, these improvements should drastically affect search and rescue times.Read More

A Tale of Two Houseguests

June 20, 2017 |

There are some unwritten rules that must be abided when crashing on someone’s couch. Mountain Sledder is here to help guide your way to being good houseguests, and to show you some hot gear while we’re at it.Read More