Category: Stories

Taiga Motors Ekko Electric Mountain-Specific Snowmobile

The company is offering three different models, including the Taiga Motors Ekko—their mountain-specific model. Two other models will also be available: the Atlas, which is a crossover sled, and the Nomad, which…

The Coming of Age of Mountain Sledding

It was the second major event in just two years, another nightmarish sign in the crossroads at which mountain sledding had arrived. In the years between 2007 and 2017, 63 sledders died…

Jon Jean Interview – Going Big

Throwing a snowball from the takeoff is a really good trick for checking speed. Just pack a nice snowball and throw it. Depending on how hard I throw it, I’ll know how…

Ride Report: Chic-Choc Mountains

We worked every side of those Chic-Choc Mountains, chewing our way through the trees from super technical valley bottoms to the tops of the mountains.

Arctic Cat Snow Bike Patent Application

Although no production model ever came as a result of the SVX 450 prototype snow bike, an Arctic Cat snow bike patent application made last week suggests the dream of building a…

Andrew Munster – A Cornerstone of West Coast Sledding Culture

Andrew Munster is a multi-dimensional guy, and a one-of-a-kind when it comes to mountain sledding. He is best known for Munster Innovations, his company that designs top-quality aftermarket components for snowmobiles.

Industry Leaders Work to Establish Association of Snowmobile Guides in BC

The first-ever sled guide association in the world is coalescing, with the epicenter in the interior of British Columbia. The collaborative effort is led by Great Canadian Tours—headquartered out of Revelstoke’s Glacier…

What Is the Future of Mountain Snowmobile Technology?

Mountain sleds have come a long way in the last 15 years. In that time, they’ve evolved from glorified trail sleds into specialized, mountain-slaying weapons. But just when sledders might begin to…

The Good Old Days…?

I suppose an argument could be made that the “good old days” happened between the ages of 10 and 17-ish. You basically had maid service up till that point.