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Mountain Sledder | September 25, 2018

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Hidden Danger: the Hazards of Snowmobiling on a Glacier or Icefield

March 29, 2018 |

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.Read More

Riding the Icefields of British Columbia and That Feeling You Get

March 23, 2018 |

For me, spring means hitting the vast icefields of British Columbia on my sled. These are some of the most beautiful places on the planet. The landscape is so incredibly breathtaking that it almost doesn’t look real!Read More

Early Season Riding – Not All It’s Cracked up to Be

October 31, 2017 |

The problem is that those first ride reports don’t usually show all the hazards and crappy parts that had to be endured to get that one sweet—but gingerly executed—pow turn.Read More

Springtime Snowmobile Glacier Camping via Steel Powder Ponies

September 22, 2016 |

When you’re selecting gear to spend the night—especially for glacier camping, where everything is cold and wet—there are two rules to follow: cotton kills and light is right.Read More

Wherever I May Roam

April 3, 2016 |

Instinct is the intangible force that has stopped us. This blood-compass that we’ve learned so many times to trust has altered our trajectory and forward movement has ceased.   It’s early afternoon and Rob Alford and I are sitting on the toe of a massive glacier that we’re trying to go … Read More

Big Terrain, Big Decisions: Sledding on the Pemberton Ice Cap

February 13, 2015 | 1

On a clear bluebird day, nothing beats the expanse of the icefields. You can pick a line a mile away to a major feature on the Ice Cap, and the sheer immensity of it all makes you really appreciate how small you are out there.Read More