Category: Riding School

Easiest Way to Tow a Snowmobile

So while today's sleds are certainly more reliable than those of the past, the necessity for a good towing solution continues to exist. With that in mind, here is an overview of…

The Essence of the Powder Turn

The essence of the powder turn isn’t found in its mechanics. It’s the feeling the turn evokes—that flighty moment your soul is set free, floating a heavy machine on a substance lighter…

How to Sideflip – Riding Tip with Caleb Kesterke

You should already be fully-pinned as you reach the lip; now look over your uphill shoulder and pull backwards twice as hard as you think you should. You don’t need to consciously…

Mic’d Up Ride with Riley Suhan

A couple of weeks back, Mountain Sledder had the opportunity to slap a mic on pro rider Riley Suhan and go with him for a ride around his local stomping grounds near…

How to Execute a Panel Slide with Chris Brown – Riding Tip

Some folks call it an elevator, but I call it a panel slide. It all started for me back in 2005 while filming for Slednecks 8. It was springtime and Chris Burandt…

Introducing Your Spouse to Mountain Sledding (Without Being Murdered)

When I first met my wife, she wasn’t a sledder. The transformation over the last 15 years to her full-blown obsession with mountain sledding has been an interesting voyage for us both.…

Riding a Snow Bike 101 for Sledders and Dirt Bike Riders – Old Guy, New Tricks

Loaded with a head full of assumptions and preconceived notions, the plan was put into place to demo a snow bike for a couple of days

Wrong-Foot Forward Dangle: the Backbone of Backcountry Riding

In our backcountry sledding history there is probably no move more iconic than the wrong-foot forward dangle. Riding wrong-foot forward is arguably the most important backcountry technique ever developed.

How to Double on a Snowmobile in the Mountains – Riding Tips

The ability to double effectively on a snowmobile can be a blessing in a few different situations. Here's how to double on a snowmobile in the mountains.

Riding Tip: Cool Your Sled in Spring Conditions

Overheating on the trail is a common problem in springtime. In this video tip, Chris Brown and Rob Alford offer an easy way to quickly cool your sled back to a safe operating…