Mountain Sledder's Articles

How to Deal with an Upper Arm Injury in the Backcountry

An upper arm injury—such as a broken collarbone or shoulder dislocation—is a fairly common injury in mountain sledding. These can be caused by an abrupt stop, a fall with arms outstretched or…

Which Sledder Personality Are You?

Spending time with different sorts of people is a big part of what makes snowmobiling so enjoyable from a social perspective. The saying goes, “Variety is the spice of life.” Well, ain’t…

PIEPS Pro BT and Powder BT Transceiver – Sneak Peek

Bluetooth technology is becoming fully integrated in the smart devices we use today, and the PIEPS Pro BT and Powder BT are among the first to utilize Bluetooth technology in an avalanche…

Rene St Onge Tribute

The sledding community suffered a great loss yesterday, as it is being reported that Rene St Onge has tragically passed away in a snowmobiling accident. Rene has been a part of Mountain…

Avalanche Canada Receives Funding of $25M from Federal Government

Less than a week after Avalanche Canada revealed that the organization was in desperate need of funding to the point that it would have to start cutting programs, the federal government stepped…

Springtime Heli-Sledding in Whistler

Milestones deserve to be celebrated. So when my 50th birthday rolled around this spring I decided to splash out on a daylong heli-sledding tour with Whistler-based Head-Line Mountain Holidays.

Destination Elevation – Inside the Lives of the Black Cats

Arctic Cat has recently published a sequel to its first Destination Elevation short film, and it's a beautiful piece of work. The film and several short episodes that have dropped since are produced…

SLEDFILM 19 in Bend, Oregon Nov 9-10

SLEDFILM—the biggest film and awards show in the winter motorsports industry—once again hits the screen and stage in Bend, Oregon on November 9th and 10th, 2018 for SLEDFILM 19. Riders, athletes, industry…

USDA Reports No Comments On Chugach NF Land Management Plan Lost or Altered

The USDA Forest Service has acknowledged that due to software update, there was a problem with comment submissions appearing correctly, including some appearing to be related to issues in the Sierra, Sequoia…

Top 3 Snowmobile Accessories for 2019 from OEMs

The Big Four snowmobile manufacturers have come out with their parts and accessories catalogs for 2019, so here's our take on the top 3 snowmobile accessories available this winter for Ski-Doo, Polaris,…