Patrick Winslow

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What is the EXO Sled? We Ride it and Find Out

The EXO Sled is a bolt-on kit that significantly changes the handling characteristics of a snowmobile by converting it from a two-ski independent front suspension into one a single, large ski suspension…

A Guide To Loaning Your Snowmobile: Beg, Borrow, Steel

Unfortunately, borrowing a sled is not like borrowing your buddy’s Rocky DVD Box Set. Snowmobiles are dear to heart, damn expensive, and sadly, too easily damaged. Here's a guide to loaning your…

Farewell Salute To My Favourite Gloves

Over the last half decade, I’ve worn these, my favourite gloves, more than any others. That's why they deserve a farewell salute.

Rob Kincaid Tribute

Over the many years of his tenure as an ambassador of this sport, Rob Kincaid touched so many people with his easy-going, friendly personality.

Avalanche Airbag Inflation Systems – What’s the Difference? Compressed Gas vs Battery vs Supercapacitor

There are several different types of avalanche airbag inflation systems available on the market today from brands such as Highmark, PIEPS, Scott, Orotovox, Klim, BCA and Black Diamond.

Looking Back, Moving Forward – MSM Issue 15

Mountain sledding has come a long way from its humble beginnings nearly 50 years ago, and Mountain Sledder Issue 15 is in part a celebration of that accomplishment.

What Is the Future of Mountain Snowmobile Technology?

Mountain sleds have come a long way in the last 15 years. In that time, they’ve evolved from glorified trail sleds into specialized, mountain-slaying weapons. But just when sledders might begin to…

First Ride! 2020 Ski-Doo Summit Expert

Mountain Sledder had the opportunity to go for a first ride aboard one of the new 2020 Ski-Doo Summit X Expert Package models. Here's our thoughts on the new model.

5 Snowmobile Photography Tips That Have Nothing to Do with Your Camera Settings

Want to get better at shooting sledding this winter? Well, there are a million tutorials out there on what camera settings to use to get better action shots. But none of them…

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,…