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First Ride in the Mountains by Cody Borchers

May 1, 2018 |

My first ride in the mountains was in 1997 aboard my ’97 Polaris XLT. Riding the backcountry in the mountains was a whole new experience. That feeling of being able to go anywhere was so powerful. There were so many new challenges: obstacles to navigate, sidehill manoeuvres to learn and jumps that called to be hit.Read More

A Positive Sign: Good Terrain Choice on a Deep and Touchy Weekend

March 22, 2017 |

They say that hindsight is 20/20. Looking back on the significant avalanche events that occurred just a few ridges to the south—as well as in the nearby Rockies—it’s clear that the snowpack at Gorman Lake on that sunny Sunday was tipping on the edge of disaster.Read More

Avalanche Canada: Throttle Decisions Video Series

November 11, 2016 |

There are two types of mountain sledders on this planet: those who choose to educate themselves about avalanches, and those who don’t. Why anyone would choose not to is beyond me, but hey, it’s your world, I’m just living in it. If you sled in the mountains, you are also … Read More

Alberta Snowmobile and Powersports Show Recap

October 20, 2016 |

It was big. It was shiny. It was the Alberta Snowmobile and Powersports Show (ASPS) in Edmonton in all its glory.   The 2016 trade show was much like those of years past, brimming with the excitement of new gear, new parts and new dreams for a big winter to … Read More

I survived a big Avalanche while snowmobiling video—what happened?

March 21, 2016 | 12

A video called “I survived a big Avalanche while snowmbiling thanks to my guardian angels !!!!…” posted on March 17, 2016 by YouTube user Doug Lakeman shows a rider trigger, and survive, a large avalanche while riding in the Gorman Lake snowmobile area near Golden, BC. The video gives a … Read More

Spontaneous Trips: Sled Golden

February 27, 2015 |

If there’s anything I’ve learned from the past few seasons it’s that you can never go wrong with spontaneous sled trips to Golden. Just check the avy conditions first. When someone says “we should go to the mountains today”, you’d best throw all your gear in a bag, load the … Read More

GORMAN LAKE – Golden, BC

March 12, 2014 | 2

A medium –sized drainage that connects to a massive network of valleys beyond, Gorman is the access point for exploration of a huge part of the Dogtooth Range of the Purcell Mountains.  You won’t find a lot of trees to ride, but there are bowls, hills and chutes as far … Read More

August Sledding?

August 17, 2010 | 1

Well the footage was from the spring, but we finally found the camera that eluded us…  It was a long and somewhat painful journey deep into Lang Creek, but completely worth it…

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Sunny skies, warm temperatures, and AVALANCHES!

March 24, 2009 |

As we settle into spring riding conditions, it is very important to remember a few things while traveling in the backcountry.  Just because it looks amazing, doesn’t mean you should be anywhere near it….

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gorman march 22nd

March 23, 2009 |

Headed out to Gorman Lake today with some friends to try out the vio p.o.v 1 helmet camera i just won at the Golden Film Festival…

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