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Mountain Sledder Magazine | June 27, 2017

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Brodie Evans – Motivation, Ability and Experience

June 26, 2017 |

Brodie Evans is an avalanche safety ambassador, a 4th year apprentice carpenter, a competitive enduro biker, a recreational dirtbiker, and a guy who organizes his life so he can sled almost every day in the winter. Feature photo by Julie-Ann Chapman   To say this clean-cut 24 year old—originally from … Read More

Riding Tip: Cool Your Sled in Spring Conditions

April 29, 2017 |

Overheating on the trail is a common problem in springtime. In this video tip, Chris Brown and Rob Alford offer an easy way to quickly cool your sled back to a safe operating temperature so you can keep moving. Awesome!Read More

Gear Review: Highmark Spire LT Vest Avalanche Airbag

February 5, 2017 |

Highmark—perhaps the most prolific avalanche airbag brand in the western Canadian sled scene—has put all its expertise and technical know-how into the Highmark Spire LT, new for Winter 2017.

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Winter 2018 Avalanche Safety Products Revealed at Outdoors Show

January 13, 2017 |

New Avalanche Safety Products for Winter 2018 revealed at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market Tradeshow Each winter, new avalanche safety products are revealed at a tradeshow that most sledders will have never even heard of. The Outdoor Retailer Winter Market is a huge tradeshow specifically for retailers and media involved in the outdoor industry, and … 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

Fernie Stoke

October 31, 2016 |

Ever since Logan Thibodeau was a young sledder he had dreams of becoming a sponsored rider, and getting photos in magazines. Now, at thirty years of age, it has become a reality, however, like all other athletes with aspirations of rising to the top, Logan figured out early that he can’t do … 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

Sledding in Radium, BC: Catamount Glacier

October 12, 2016 |

Words and photos by Tim Grey   Into Another Dimension: Catamount Glacier near Radium, BC   It’s late spring and the 509 team is looking to finish up shooting for their next film Volume 11. Temps have been sky high and it’s getting harder and harder to find the snow … Read More

Ski-Doo Offers Avalanche Seminars

October 4, 2016 |

Safety should be at the top of everyone’s ‘to do’ list when making plans to sled in avalanche terrain; BRP is making it easier by providing seminars across Canada and the United states. Ski Doo is taking the initiative to promote avalanche safety awareness in Canada with 23 seminars led … Read More

License to Thrill: Avalanches and the solution

October 3, 2016 |

Words by Colin Wallace Why are we still seeing incidents involving under-informed and underequipped snowmobile avalanche victims? Is it time to regulate who can buy a mountain sled? We do it with trucks, we do it boats, we do it with guns, why shouldn’t we do it with sleds? None … Read More