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Mountain Sledder Magazine | June 27, 2017

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Riding Tip: Sidehilling in Hard Snow

Riding Tip: Sidehilling in Hard Snow

| On 27, Apr 2017

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.

Although sidehilling through fresh powder doesn’t require a ton of skill, keeping your sled on a line while crossing a firm slope often does. But when the sun has baked the snow in spring, it’s a move that can come in very handy.

 

Get some tips on how to practice your sidehills on hard snow! Here’s a how-to video from our formative years, but the information within remains timeless.

 

 

— MS

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