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Mountain Sledder | May 27, 2018

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Klim F5 Helmet Review: You Get What You Pay For…?

May 25, 2018 |

If you have a taste for the finer (read: more expensive) things in life—and have the bankroll to satisfy your appetite—then you’re probably going to love the Klim F5 Helmet. Here’s why.Read More

MLine Sled Deck Review: Three Years of Abuse on the Road

April 25, 2018 |

One look at the MLine Sled Deck will tell you that it’s a quality product. The finish is excellent and it looks bomber. But this wouldn’t be much of a review if all we did was look at it. We wanted to find out how the deck holds up and performs under regular use, so we spent three years hauling sleds and all kinds of other stuff around with it.Read More

Highmark Pro 3.0 Avalanche Airbag – Gear Review

April 19, 2018 |

We’ve been testing the new Highmark Pro 3.0 for a little over a year now, and it’s time to share our thoughts on the avalanche airbag. Here we go!Read More

Mountain Lab Backcountry Chainsaw – Gear Review

February 8, 2018 |

Every mountain sledder should carry some sort of saw, for a couple of reasons. Here’s our review of the Mountain Lab Backcountry Chainsaw.

Pro

Small size won’t take up much storage space

Light – do we need to tell you why this is good?

Can be sharpened using a chainsaw file

Comes in a handy little pouch that keeps it all neat and tidyRead More

Motorfist Alpha Boot Review: First Impression on Snow

December 28, 2017 |

One other factor of the Motorfist Alpha Boot that impressed me is the size. The boots are low-profile, which is great because they don’t get caught up in footwells or feel clunky. And they feel quite light! I don’t want a bunch of weight dragging me down when I’m frantically hopping around trying desperately not to pile my sled into an old-growth Doug fir, so that’s a big plus for me.Read More

Klim F5 Helmet: First Impression on Snow

December 17, 2017 |

What Klim claims to set the F5 above a variety of other premium lightweight carbon fiber helmets out there is a serious and deliberate focus on venting. Here’s our initial impression of the Klim F5 Helmet.Read More

FXR Elevation Dry-Link 2 PC Lite Monosuit Review: First Impression

December 3, 2017 |

The Elevation Dry-Link is called a monosuit, but it isn’t really. It’s two pieces (jacket and bibs) that zip fully together to form one. And from what I’ve seen so far with one day under my belt (haha), you kind of get the best of both worlds.Read More

Reviews: 2017 Snow Bike and Sled Films

October 18, 2017 |

The production value of this year’s 2017 snow bike and sled films is catching up with the riding, which has been pushing the limits of our sport on-screen for years. We have young guns pushing their ability to the brink. There are veterans finding new places to explore and new ways to get there. And we’re seeing more variety of terrain, riding styles and locations than ever before.Read More

Mammut Barryvox S & Barryvox Avalanche Transceiver Video Review

September 8, 2017 |

Some key improvements include an increased 70m search strip width, which can improve search times. Also, the interface on both transceivers has been completely redesigned to help simplifying searching technique in a rescue scenario. Combined, these improvements should drastically affect search and rescue times.Read More

Gear Review: FXR Elevation Down Jacket

February 26, 2017 |

The Elevation Down is puffy and thick for plenty of warmth, just as you’d expect. But it’s also got a few unexpected features that are worth talking about.Read More