Mountain Sledder's Articles

Gear Guide Garage – MSM Issue 14

Two things sledders like to do are wrenchin' and ogling gear. Get your fill of both, right here in this Mountain Sledder gear guide.

Taiga Motors Ekko Electric Mountain-Specific Snowmobile

The company is offering three different models, including the Taiga Motors Ekko—their mountain-specific model. Two other models will also be available: the Atlas, which is a crossover sled, and the Nomad, which…

Jon Jean Interview – Going Big

Throwing a snowball from the takeoff is a really good trick for checking speed. Just pack a nice snowball and throw it. Depending on how hard I throw it, I’ll know how…

Arctic Cat Snow Bike Patent Application

Although no production model ever came as a result of the SVX 450 prototype snow bike, an Arctic Cat snow bike patent application made last week suggests the dream of building a…

Arctic Cat Recall for 2018, 2019 M8000 Snowmobiles Due to Fire Hazard

On April 18, 2019,  the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a Recall Alert for certain model year 2018 and 2019 Arctic Cat snowmobiles.

Avalanche Research Program Seeks Feedback from Backcountry Users of All Experience Levels

Simon Fraser University is asking for participation in an avalanche research survey that examines the ways in which backcountry recreationists use avalanche safety information.

Dave Treadway Remembered

With sadness, we say goodbye to Dave Treadway. Dave was a freeskier, sledder, adventurous soul and family man who was well-known and loved in the community of backcountry enthusiasts in Western Canada.

BRP Launches 4th International Design Competition

The 4th edition of an international BRP design competition has been launched to an expanded group of six universities from four different countries.

First Ride! 2020 Polaris KHAOS

Not many riders have had the chance to throw a leg over the pre-production 2020 Polaris KHAOS sleds, so of course we jumped at the opportunity.

80 Riders Compete in Red Bull Sledhammers 2019

Once again, riders battled their way up 150 vertical meters of mountain in head-to-head competition over the unique the Red Bull Sledhammers 2019 course.