Category: Featured

How to Deal with an Upper Arm Injury in the Backcountry

An upper arm injury—such as a broken collarbone or shoulder dislocation—is a fairly common injury in mountain sledding. These can be caused by an abrupt stop, a fall with arms outstretched or…

Which Sledder Personality Are You?

Spending time with different sorts of people is a big part of what makes snowmobiling so enjoyable from a social perspective. The saying goes, “Variety is the spice of life.” Well, ain’t…

PIEPS Pro BT and Powder BT Transceiver – Sneak Peek

Bluetooth technology is becoming fully integrated in the smart devices we use today, and the PIEPS Pro BT and Powder BT are among the first to utilize Bluetooth technology in an avalanche…

Keep to the Code

Violate the code, accept the consequences. Sled circles are tight and the reputation of a chatterbox can spread like wildfire.

Sierra Snowmobile Foundation Raises Funds to Fight on Behalf of Sledders

The Sierra Snowmobile Foundation fundraiser / film premiere / season kickoff party will take place at Revision Brewing in Sparks, Nevada.

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.

How to Convince Your Boss to Let You Work Less and Sled More

It's time to slide down the ethical slope guilt-free by convincing your boss that more time on the sled will boost your job performance this winter. Here's how to talk your boss…

Springtime Heli-Sledding in Whistler

Milestones deserve to be celebrated. So when my 50th birthday rolled around this spring I decided to splash out on a daylong heli-sledding tour with Whistler-based Head-Line Mountain Holidays.

What Should Come First? Avalanche Airbag or Education?

I absolutely the love the idea of avalanche airbags. They are an amazing safety tool that has been shown to save lives by reducing the chance of a full burial in an…

Buying a Used Sled — Do’s and Don’ts

Most guys don’t go out and buy a brand new F-350 Super Duty for their first set of wheels. It’s usually more like a rusty Madza 323 with a leaky gas tank,…