Matthew's Articles

Cody McNolty – High Profile and Hard-Charging Rider

Truck rolling, talking into the phone’s camera, sled on the deck, Chuck Norris beard, sunglasses flashing—it’s all just another day in Cody McNolty’s Instagram story.

The Essence of the Powder Turn

The essence of the powder turn isn’t found in its mechanics. It’s the feeling the turn evokes—that flighty moment your soul is set free, floating a heavy machine on a substance lighter…

Sam Standing – Work Hard, Play Harder

It’s a long way from Whistler to the mine north of Stewart where Sam Standing works, a trip he makes there and back once a month to fill the bank account.

Aaron Leyland – Pulling Focus and Putting on Miles

Leyland enjoys spending over a hundred days a year on his sled, wiggling his 175” powder-slayer/tree-trimmer through nicely-spaced old growth en route to filming locations, where he fully admits that he’s been…

Andrew Munster – A Cornerstone of West Coast Sledding Culture

Andrew Munster is a multi-dimensional guy, and a one-of-a-kind when it comes to mountain sledding. He is best known for Munster Innovations, his company that designs top-quality aftermarket components for snowmobiles.

Khan Yong Gee – A Different Sort of Whistler Lifestyle

On a sliver of land at the end of the road, beyond the rows of ridiculously extravagant Whistler mansions, sits an RV that Khan Yong Gee calls home.

Fly Racing Zone Snow Goggle Review

Overall, and considering the price, the Zone Snow Goggle is a good deal and will be holding a place in my pack or on my face until they wear out. REVIEW OVERVIEW…

The Future of Riding Mount Sproatt in Jeopardy

The future of riding on Mount Sproatt is in jeopardy. To prevent a weather-based closure from taking effect, riders are being requested not only to comply with the closure area, but to…

A (Somewhat Raunchy) Love Letter to Snow

I’ve loved the way you can transform the world from a drab, fall landscape into something bright, cold and welcoming. This is my love letter to snow.

Fall Rituals – The Countdown to Winter Has Begun

Fall is the time to partake in the annual rituals that help define our sledding culture. It’s time to get stoked for the coming season. The deep snow of winter will be…