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Mountain Sledder Magazine | June 26, 2017

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Silverstar Hillclimb Through the Eyes of a Young Racer

April 21, 2017 |

The thrill of racing was escalated by the atmosphere there: the sound of the announcer and the excitement in his voice, the music from the beer gardens and the smell from the food vendors. It was great to see the spectators enjoying themselves on the sidelines, on the chairlift or even up above enjoying the view from a helicopter ride.Read More

Hillclimb 2017 at SilverStar Mountain Resort

April 19, 2017 |

Another successful weekend of snowmobile and snowbike hillclimb action at Vernon’s SilverStar Mountain Resort is in the books for 2017. The annual event took place Easter weekend, April 14-16.Read More

What It Takes To Be A Hillclimb Racer

September 24, 2015 |

With the sled season fast approaching, I decided to dive in and see what it takes to be a backcountry slayer during the week and a Pro Hillclimb Racer on the weekend. So I talked to some of our local pros here in Star Valley, Wyoming, to find out how … Read More

WCHA 2015 Canadian Hillclimb Championship at Silver Star

April 17, 2015 | 3

Pro Mod qualifying and finals were on the menu.  The Mod sleds are evil, vicious monsters built from the ground up to eat snow and annihilate the rough.  They crackled, they spit, the turbos wailed and the top pro racers qualified for the finals.Read More

Shelley Heap, sledding talent

March 17, 2015 | 4

Shelley Heap regularly stomps the competition on the RMSHA hillclimb circuit, but she also challenges herself by attending university, holding down a part-time job and getting into the backcountry as much as possible. Even if hillclimb racing isn’t your bag, her name should be on your list of impressive sledding … Read More

Keith Curtis Interview

March 6, 2015 |

Keith Curtis is kind of like the Tiger Woods of hillclimb racing, minus all the scandal. Like Tiger, he has dominated his respective sport at a young age, earning over 140 1st place finishes, 51 King titles, and 27 World Championships in his short career. Unlike Tiger, he still has backing from a … Read More

Don’t try this at home boys…

January 15, 2015 | 8

The first female up many of Revelstoke’s famed chutes, including The Monster, puts into words what it’s actually like to go up several of the oft-talked about—but less frequently claimed—big pulls.               by Megan Render   Disclaimer So I must first start this article with … Read More

Graham Roberge – Hillclimbing 2014

July 8, 2014 |

We first met Graham Roberge on a trip to Terrace BC (featured in Issue 4). We know he likes turbos and pointing it uphill.

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2014 Yamaha Racing Show: Jackson Hole Hillclimb

March 27, 2014 |

This is an in-house piece of Yamaha marketing and the announcer sounds like a game show host but it’s still worth seeing for some of the action that went down at the 2014 Jackson Hole Hill Climb event last week. Looks like the Viper SR model is doing what it … Read More