Tag: snowmobiling

Future Days – Arctic Cat Alpha One

Is the Arctic Cat Alpha One the future of mountain sledding? A revolutionary design leaves us with many questions, and only time will tell.

Two Snowmobiler Avalanche Fatalities this Weekend; A Third Has Close Call

Two snowmobilers died over the weekend in separate avalanches near Blue River and Coalville, while a snow biker suffered a close call. 

Streamlined – The 2019 Yamaha Sidewinder M-TX

Yamaha has streamlined its snowmobile lineup significantly for model year 2019, and part of that includes the decision to build 2019 Yamaha Sidewinder M-TX models on spring-order only. The goal of streamlining…

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.