Ski Doo| Mountain Sledder Magazine
It’s all about the people! That’s what makes Tailgate Alaska feel like a grass roots event, even though it does exhibit all the earmarks of a professionally-organized event. Each evening, riders return back to base with awesome stories, photos and—most importantly—huge smiles from the day.
For me, spring means hitting the vast icefields of British Columbia on my sled. These are some of the most beautiful places on the planet. The landscape is so incredibly breathtaking that it almost doesn’t look real!
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).
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.
Director of Ski-Doo Engineering Dominic Tessier addressed changes to further improve Ski-Doo belt life issues found in certain riding conditions.
Here’s what’s new in the 2019 Ski-Doo snowmobile lineup! Engine, technology advances, new models, colours and more new for MY2019 from BRP.
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.
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.
My first day on snow, November 16 was a deep one, with chest deep snow! Yes, I am short at 5’6″, but that is still pretty damn deep! As they say, “it’s on like Donkey Kong,” here on the Coast. Yes, conditions in the Sea-to-Sky Corridor have been that good!