Category: Gear

Satellite Messenger Devices on the Market

SPOT and Garmin have, in the last year, released new, text-capable satellite messenger devices called SPOT X and Garmin inReach Mini, respectively.

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.

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…

What Should Come First? Avalanche Airbag or Education?

I absolutely the love the idea of avalanche airbags. They are an amazing safety tool that has been shown to save lives by reducing the chance of a full burial in an…

Get Avy Savvy! Avalanche Gear and Training 101

It’s a fresh season with new dreams and goals. However, before heading deep into the backcountry, it’s time to arm yourself with information about avalanche gear and training! Now is also the…

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,…

Polaris Partners with PIEPS to Offer Exclusive Polaris Avalanche Airbag

Polaris has partnered with avalanche safety gear manufacturer, PIEPS, to make a Polaris avalanche airbag available to riders. Two new avalanche transceivers from PIEPS will also be available through the Polaris network…

The Best Sled Is the One That’s Best for You

Does this mean the best sled is the one you’re currently riding? Possibly. But there’s also a solid chance that it isn’t. So, why would anyone choose to ride a snowmobile that’s…

Top 3 Best Avalanche Airbag Vests 2018

Avalanche airbag vests provide a couple of key advantages. Here are what we consider to be the top 3 best avalanche airbag vest options available for 2018!