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Mountain Sledder Magazine | December 11, 2017

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Snowmobile Recall: a Pain? or a Sign That the System Is Working?

November 28, 2017 |

We demand better sleds, we demand that our brand of choice keeps up with its competition, and we demand that our sleds get faster, lighter and better handling every year. Is the downside to this a shortened development time in a race to get new ideas to market?Read More

Aftermarket Parts vs Factory: the Fickle Nature of Snowmobilers

September 27, 2017 |

The aftermarket parts companies make their business on the wayward nature of sledders. In producing parts, they have the added freedom of playing by a different set of rules than the manufacturer is subject to; they are (to a point) allowed to work outside of set limits when it comes to noise, emissions, longevity and even—to some extent—price.Read More

Polaris Snowmobile Storage Options

August 15, 2017 |

It’s no secret that moving weight from your body onto your sled is one of the best ways to enhance your riding experience. You’ll feel stronger, more in control and get less tired. But for that, you’ll need good snowmobile storage options on your sled. There are a lot of different offerings out there from the OEMs and other aftermarket accessories brands.Read More

Every 2018 Sled Film Teaser

August 4, 2017 |

We thought hot flashes were associated with menopause, but it turns out it’s a condition that affects sledders in August. The symptoms are feelings of excessive heat, profuse sweating, restlessness, inability to stay focused and the overarching desire to watch a sled film.   In order to satisfy your appetite, here—in one … Read More

Arctic Man: Alaska Ski/Snowmobile Race

May 26, 2017 |

Watch as 2016 Arctic Man champions Daron Rahlves and Levi Lavallee take to the track for one of the most badass winter competitions in the world.Read More

Warrior Ride – Injured Veterans Snowmobile Ride Event

May 23, 2017 |

Warrior Ride

Military veterans who are injured in action can have an especially difficult time integrating back into society after their duty.Read More

Yamaha brings back SnoScoot in 2018 for 50th Anniversary

February 27, 2017 |

After 50 years of manufacturing snowmobiles, Yamaha plans for the future with its re-release of the 2018 SnoScoot youth snowmobile.Read More

Do you carry a gun?

January 7, 2017 |

Feature image courtesy of aliengearholsters.com   The question of carrying a gun in the backcountry while snowmobiling is a hot topic at the moment. Gun ownership and the provisions to carry them have always been touchy subjects for those south of the 49th parallel, or at least since the day all … Read More

Ensure to Insure

December 11, 2016 |

Screenshot from YouTube video “Snowmobile catches fire outside of Island Pond, VT.”   I’m going to be completely honest here. You should insure your sled. But snowmobile insurance is not something that anyone really wants to think about, let alone wants to write about. This story assignment got passed around … 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