Tag: snowmobiling

Buying a Used Sled — Do’s and Don’ts

Most guys don’t go out and buy a brand new F-350 Super Duty for their first set of wheels. It’s usually more like a rusty Madza 323 with a leaky gas tank,…

Introducing Your Spouse to Mountain Sledding (Without Being Murdered)

When I first met my wife, she wasn’t a sledder. The transformation over the last 15 years to her full-blown obsession with mountain sledding has been an interesting voyage for us both.…

Sleddercise: A Simple Exercise Routine for Snowmobiling Fitness

With the help of Rob Derman—Head Coach for the Australian Olympic Skeleton Team—here is a simple exercise routine designed specifically for snowmobiling.

Apparently, Not Everyone Hates Summer

I was in the post office this morning, making small talk with the lady behind the counter. She was bemoaning the fact that summer is almost over already, and I had to…

Riding Tip: Sidehilling in Hard Snow

Sidehilling in firm snow can be difficult, but it's often a crucial maneuver to get you where you need to be and to stay out of trouble, especially in spring.

Video – Mountain Sledder On The Road: Revelstoke, BC

Revelstoke is the Mecca of sledding. No, Muhammad was not born in Revelstoke. But it is the holiest place in the interior of BC to ride a snowmobile.

Video: Sledding in Kimberley, BC

If beating the crowds is more your style, with no groomed trails, plowed parking lots or cabins, Kimberley with fit into your adventure sledding holiday quite nicely.

Video: Sledding in Fernie, BC

The Hartley Lake trail is the access point for true alpine riding amongst the towering limestone peaks of the Rockies. The groomed trail meanders past an old lake bed, through meadows and…

Avalanche Canada: Throttle Decisions Video Series

Avalanche Canada has produced an eight-part avalanche awareness video aimed at mountain sledders, named Throttle Decisions. The video series comes in response to the realization that there are two types of mountain sledders…

Fernie Stoke

Ever since Logan Thibodeau was a young sledder he had dreams of becoming a sponsored rider, and getting photos in magazines. Now, at thirty years of age, it has become a reality,…