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Avalanche Transceiver 101

While modern avalanche transceivers are bursting with great features, not all are created equal. With small technical differences between models, it can be difficult to know which is the right choice for…

The Rider

The Rider always felt at home here, resting at his favourite lunch spot—with the valley below and the rocky peaks above. It’s been thirty years, thought the grizzled mountain rider, since I first…

Sam Standing – Work Hard, Play Harder

It’s a long way from Whistler to the mine north of Stewart where Sam Standing works, a trip he makes there and back once a month to fill the bank account.

The Dusty Trail

It’s safe to say that Dusty Veideman and his crew were doing the trail-breaking; the sleds were just along for the ride. The crew would work to boot-pack a trail ahead so…

Economic Impact of BC Snowmobiling Assessed at $299 Million Annually

The study shows that snowmobiling generated 299.2 million dollars and contributed 21.8 million dollars in revenue to the various levels of Government.

Aaron Leyland – Pulling Focus and Putting on Miles

Leyland enjoys spending over a hundred days a year on his sled, wiggling his 175” powder-slayer/tree-trimmer through nicely-spaced old growth en route to filming locations, where he fully admits that he’s been…

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…

7 Epic Craft Breweries in Mountain Sledding Towns

Here’s a list of craft breweries in mountain sledding towns which are definitely worth checking out once the snow ponies are parked for the day.

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…