October 20th, 2023 | Mountain Sledder
Ski-Doo snowmobiles and parent company BRP continue to back up their Responsible Rider program with the fifteenth year of free avalanche awareness seminars designed to help keep riders safe.
January 18th, 2023 | Patrick Winlsow
Mountain Sledder editor Pat goes through, one-by-one, every item he packs daily for snowmobiling in the mountains. Check out the video for all items and a brief explanation of why he chooses…
December 27th, 2022 | Martina Halik
Throughout the day, we take note of weather factors, such as how strong the winds are, or how much it’s snowing. We’ll often perform snowpack tests to get a better sense of…
December 21st, 2022 | Curtis Pawliuk
There have been so many posts on social media lately about avalanche transceiver interference from electronic devices. This is good discussion because it is a real problem, and many people still seem…
October 24th, 2022 | Mountain Sledder
The Avalanche Terrain Exposure Scale (ATES) is a system of rating backcountry terrain by its potential to produce avalanches. It will help you know if the terrain in the area you’re planning…
October 14th, 2022 | Mountain Sledder
There's a new Avalanche Canada forecasting system which allow the organization to provide more accurate, localized forecasts to the public.
September 16th, 2022 | Mountain Sledder
This marks the fourteenth year of Ski-Doo providing free avalanche awareness seminars across North America, in which more than 23,000 snowmobilers have attended to learn more about riding safe in the backcountry.
June 6th, 2022 | Mountain Sledder
Arctic Cat has announced a partnership with AIARE to support and promote avalanche safety education for mountain snowmobilers.