Tag: hillclimb

Inaugural Red Bull Sledhammers Head-to-Head Hillclimb Race

Red Bull Sledhammers is a 550m head-to-head uphill snowmobile hillclimb race up a side-by-side course of gap jumps, banked slalom and whoops sections.

WCHA Mighty Peace Hill Climb Event in Peace River, AB March 23-25

The first WCHA race of the season, Mighty Peace Hill Climb, will take place March 23-25 at the Misery Mountain Ski Area near Peace River, Alberta.

Silverstar Hillclimb Through the Eyes of a Young Racer

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…

Hillclimb 2017 at SilverStar Mountain Resort

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.

What It Takes To Be A Hillclimb Racer

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.…

WCHA 2015 Canadian Hillclimb Championship at Silver Star

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,…

Shelley Heap, sledding talent

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…

Keith Curtis Interview

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…

Don’t try this at home boys…

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.    …

Graham Roberge – Hillclimbing 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.