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Mountain Sledder | July 22, 2018

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Charity Ride with Pro Athletes to Raise Money for Vulnerable Youth

November 25, 2017 |

The Charity Ride takes place on December 16 this year on Boulder and Frisby with a day of coached and guided riding. While instructors Nadine Overwater, Rob Alford, Brodie Evans and Derek Wood will offer tips and wisdom, it’s designed as less of a clinic and more as a day of stoke in the mountains. Photographers will be out taking professional photos of participants, and the day ends with an epic after-party at the Big Eddy Pub in the heart of Revelstoke.Read More

Difference in Riding Style – Canada vs USA Riders

October 29, 2017 |

So many photos and video from the USA feature a rider shredding with their leg hanging off the running board like a dog marking its territory. Hop overs, turbo-wheelies, and busting ass up gnarly creekbeds: watching the Yankees tear it up is a lesson in precision placement and handling of a snowmobile.Read More

2017 Alberta Snowmobile and Powersports Show Photo Recap

October 22, 2017 |

If you didn’t get a chance to check out the 2017 Alberta Snowmobile and Powersports Show, don’t worry! We’ve got you covered with our photo recap of everything that went down there this year.

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Video and Photo Winners of The Calling 2017

October 20, 2017 |

Entries for both video and photo were narrowed down to the top five selections in each category. These were then evaluated by the panel of judges in 22 categories which measure impact, creativity, subject matter, storytelling, wow! factor, marketability, style and merit/skill.Read More

Q&A with Ski-Doo Managers and Experts on 2018 Product

February 17, 2017 |

Curious riders want to dig deeper to find out more about technical developments, product improvements and ride characteristics. Ski-Doo went live the day after the release with a 30-minute long Q&A from the public about all of these things and more.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

My Riding Journal

April 5, 2016 | 1

  This year I decided to keep a journal of my riding days. It’s fun to be able to look back on specific days and highlights that happened through out the season. In my daily reports I include things like where I’m riding, what elevations, who I am with, the … Read More

Wherever I May Roam

April 3, 2016 |

Instinct is the intangible force that has stopped us. This blood-compass that we’ve learned so many times to trust has altered our trajectory and forward movement has ceased.   It’s early afternoon and Rob Alford and I are sitting on the toe of a massive glacier that we’re trying to go … Read More

Both Sides of the Lens

February 2, 2015 | 2

Rob Alford here, checking in with Mountain Sledder. I have spent the last 20 years riding sleds, shredding pow and chucking big airs in BC’s backcountry for the camera. But in the last 10 years I have also been behind the lens, shooting photos. One of my main reasons for … Read More

Segment Sunday: Lets Ride Video Series Episode 3

January 25, 2015 |

Big mountain descents and deep powder tree lines, this video from Duncan Lee gets us amped to ride. Be sure to check out the rest of the series! Youtube description: In this episode we take you to Revelstoke BC with Sick Day Adventures Rob Hoff, and Noah Evans. During March … Read More