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Mountain Sledder | August 21, 2018

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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 Day on the 2019 Polaris 850 RMK – Our Demo Ride Experience

April 8, 2018 |

You have a relaxing weekend planned with your wife when the phone rings and a voice says, “Hey, you want to come down and try out the new Polaris 850 RMK?” What do you do?

If you’re anything like me, you drop everything, ditch your plans and leave tire marks in the driveway. After all, it’s not every day you get an offer to put some miles on a sled that isn’t even in production yet.Read More

BC Courts Weigh in on Tether and Other Backcountry Liability Issues

March 20, 2018 |

A precedent-setting decision was made in BC courts recently in the case of an incident involving mountain sledders. In it, an Alberta snowmobiler was found to be 100% liable for damages to a fellow rider after failing to wear his snowmobile tether cord (Passerin vs Webb 2018).Read More

2019 Polaris Snowmobile Lineup

March 5, 2018 |

Big news for the 2019 Polaris snowmobile lineup of mountain sleds! At the top of the list is a brand new, “clean sheet design” engine called 850 Patriot, built fresh from the ground-up. Awesome! With 25 years of experience Liberty engine experience, Polaris has designed the 850 Patriot to be the most powerful engine they have ever built.Read More

The Reasons Why I Choose to Snowcheck New Snowmobiles

March 3, 2018 |

Snowcheck time is here again. For some people, snowcheck is an exciting time to plan ahead for next year. Meanwhile, others have trouble understanding the desire to spring order a new snowmobile.Read More

The Story Behind the Finger Throttle and Munster Innovations

January 20, 2018 |

Here’s the story behind the Finger Throttle and Munster Innovations. No, this isn’t some kind of “Goldy” left-handed finger thing. It’s the real deal.Read More

Brand Bashing – Stereotypes, Puns and Poor Taste

January 15, 2018 |

However, there are some who practice brand bashing with sincerity. In perhaps a misguided attempt to be funny, or possibly in a jealous attempt to justify their own poor choices, some sledders will go to great lengths to find issues with competing brands. These issues are often then exaggerated into preposterousness.Read More

Polaris INDY EVO – New Youth Sled Available in 2018

January 8, 2018 |

The Polaris INDY EVO is a brand-new youth sled—available in 2018—hot on the heels of this year’s release of youth trail sleds from Yamaha and Arctic Cat.

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Polaris Stays the Course with Its 2018 Axys Pro-Rmk Platform

December 19, 2017 |

How well does it work? For starters, Polaris riders continue to rave about their Axys PRO-RMK mountain sleds, even in the face of significant engine technology releases from the three other manufacturers in the last two years.Read More

SLEDFILM 18 Goes Down November 3 & 4 in Bend, Oregon

November 3, 2017 |

The annual film showcases the latest and greatest flicks from the sledding and snow bike industries. Athletes and filmmakers will be on hand and, as always, there will be a TON of prizes to be won.Read More