Vernon| Mountain Sledder Magazine
Due to an overwhelming number of close calls involving snowmobilers last season, Avalanche Canada presentations at snowmobile shows this fall will focus on the lessons learned from sledders who are fortunate to be alive. The intent of re-telling these stories is not only to examine the mistakes made, but highlight avalanche awareness and introduce available resources to help ensure safe backcountry sledding.
The thrill of racing was escalated by the atmosphere there: the sound of the announcer and the excitement in his voice, the music from the beer gardens and the smell from the food vendors. It was great to see the spectators enjoying themselves on the sidelines, on the chairlift or even up above enjoying the view from a helicopter ride.
It’s the event that sledders in the Okanagan and Lower Mainland have been waiting for… the 2016 BC Snow Show, taking place at Kal Tire Place in Vernon November 25 and 26. In its second year, the annual event’s organizers hope to eclipse last year’s success in raising over $13,000 for …
Pro Mod qualifying and finals were on the menu. The Mod sleds are evil, vicious monsters built from the ground up to eat snow and annihilate the rough. They crackled, they spit, the turbos wailed and the top pro racers qualified for the finals.