Category: News

Rene St Onge Tribute

The sledding community suffered a great loss yesterday, as it is being reported that Rene St Onge has tragically passed away in a snowmobiling accident. Rene has been a part of Mountain…

Brett Turcotte joins Boondocker Factory Team

Mountain Sledder is the first to learn that Brett Turcotte has officially joined the Boondocker Factory Team this winter.

Avalanche Canada Receives Funding of $25M from Federal Government

Less than a week after Avalanche Canada revealed that the organization was in desperate need of funding to the point that it would have to start cutting programs, the federal government stepped…

SLEDFILM 19 in Bend, Oregon Nov 9-10

SLEDFILM—the biggest film and awards show in the winter motorsports industry—once again hits the screen and stage in Bend, Oregon on November 9th and 10th, 2018 for SLEDFILM 19. Riders, athletes, industry…

USDA Reports No Comments On Chugach NF Land Management Plan Lost or Altered

The USDA Forest Service has acknowledged that due to software update, there was a problem with comment submissions appearing correctly, including some appearing to be related to issues in the Sierra, Sequoia…

Elk Valley Snow Avalanche Workshop Nov 10, 2018

Fernie, BC will play host to the first ever Elk Valley Snow Avalanche Workshop (EVSAW) at Traynor Hall on November 10, 2018. The event welcomes both avalanche professionals and recreationalists for a…

Ski-Doo Supports Free Avalanche Awareness Seminars

Once again, BRP has shown its continued efforts to promote avalanche safety for mountain riders by supporting more than 40 free avalanche awareness seminars this fall through its Ski-Doo brand.

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…

Ski-Doo Belt Life Updates for REV Gen4 MY2019 Sleds and Older Models

BRP has officially announced some Ski-Doo belt life updates which will appear on MY2019 Summit and Freeride sleds, and the details are here.

Elka Suspension Releases Coil-Over Conversion Kit for Ski-Doo Summit

Elka Suspension has come up with an alternative rear shock kit design that eliminates the need for stock torsion springs in the stock Ski-Doo Summit suspension. It's their coil-over conversion kit, and…