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.
November 19th, 2021 | Cassidy Randall
Glacier National Park’s avalanche control program wages a modern-day battle to keep the Trans-Canada Highway clear through British Columbia’s Rogers Pass.