Category: Gear Spotlight

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…

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…

SPOT X 2-Way Satellite Messenger Communication Device

Satellite communication device manufacturer, SPOT, has announced the release of a new two-way satellite messaging device called SPOT X. The product is first-and-foremost a text communications device, but it also provides key…

2018 Gear Spring Shoot – Last Ride

What better reason for one last ride than to get together with friends and try out some 2018 gear. Who cares if the snow is a little stiff, and the weather ain’t…

FXR Blade 2.0 Carbon Vertical Helmet – First Look out of the Box

Straight out the box, the FXR Blade 2.0 Carbon Vertical Helmet looks great and has a nice finish. The neon colours are very bright...

The Story Behind the Finger Throttle and Munster Innovations

Here's the story behind the Finger Throttle and Munster Innovations. No, this isn't some kind of "Goldy" left-handed finger thing. It's the real deal.

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!