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Mountain Sledder | November 14, 2018

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Ortovox Transceiver Recall Issued for 3+ Model as Preventative Measure

May 17, 2018 |

An Ortovox transceiver recall has been issued for the brand’s Ortovox 3+ avalanche transceiver running version 2.1 software. All other Ortovox transceivers—and 3+ models running different software versions—are unaffected. The recall will officially begin May 25, 2018, and there is no cost to Ortovox 3+ owners, including any for shipping. … Read More

SPOT X 2-Way Satellite Messenger Communication Device

May 16, 2018 |

Satellite communication device manufacturer, SPOT, has announced the release of a new two-way satellite messaging device called SPOT X. The product is first-and-foremost a text communications device, but it also provides key SOS, tracking and “Check In” features found on its well-known SPOT GEN3 device.Read More

Klim F5 Helmet Review: Do You Get What You Pay For?

May 7, 2018 |

If you have a taste for the finer (read: more expensive) things in life—and have the bankroll to satisfy your appetite—then you’re probably going to love the Klim F5 Helmet. Here’s why.Read More

MLine Sled Deck Review: Three Years of Abuse on the Road

April 25, 2018 |

One look at the MLine Sled Deck will tell you that it’s a quality product. The finish is excellent and it looks bomber. But this wouldn’t be much of a review if all we did was look at it. We wanted to find out how the deck holds up and performs under regular use, so we spent three years hauling sleds and all kinds of other stuff around with it.Read More

Highmark Pro 3.0 Avalanche Airbag – Gear Review

April 19, 2018 |

We’ve been testing the new Highmark Pro 3.0 for a little over a year now, and it’s time to share our thoughts on the avalanche airbag. Here we go!Read More

Mountain Lab Backcountry Chainsaw – Gear Review

February 8, 2018 |

Every mountain sledder should carry some sort of a wood saw. The most common reason—but not only—is to extract your snowmobile from a difficult entanglement with a tree. With that said, here’s our review of the Mountain Lab Backcountry Chainsaw.Read 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