Category: Opinion

Timbersled 2020: ARO 3 vs RIOT Experience

The following weekend I embarked on a journey to the Monashee mountains for three days of riding, where I would form my own opinion on the difference of the new ARO 3…

First Ride! 2020 Polaris KHAOS

Not many riders have had the chance to throw a leg over the pre-production 2020 Polaris KHAOS sleds, so of course we jumped at the opportunity.

Why Spring Check Is so Important This Year If You Want a New Sled

For model year 2020, Polaris, Ski-Doo and Arctic Cat are taking this approach to a new level, with more at stake than ever before. They’re creating scarcity and putting their customers to…

First Ride! 2020 Ski-Doo Summit Expert

Mountain Sledder had the opportunity to go for a first ride aboard one of the new 2020 Ski-Doo Summit X Expert Package models. Here's our thoughts on the new model.

Land Use Proposals Threaten Snowmobile Access in the BC Sea to Sky

Right now there are a couple of public snowmobile areas in the Sea to Sky Corridor that are threatened by other user groups. Here's what's we can do.

Bringing a Sled Wrap Design to Life

The final proof approval is, or can be, terrifying—how will your sled wrap design really look in person? It’s hard to tell what will look good on snow compared to the proof…

Pass, Cash or Ass – Nobody Rides For Free

If you didn’t happen to like the grooming that day, then consider the costs of the warming shelter, amenities, signage, event planning, parking lot maintenance, or the back of house expenses that…

5 Things Sledders Should Do Right Now

With winter just around the corner, here are 5 things sledders should do right now to get ready for our favourite time of year.

5 Reasons Why “Your Sled Sucks” Comments Have Gotta Go

You guys, c'mon, the never-ending negativity is the equivalent of blaring Chinese Democracy on the stereo over and over, on repeat...FOREVER. Even if you thought that album was good at one time (I didn't…

The Best Sled Is the One That’s Best for You

Does this mean the best sled is the one you’re currently riding? Possibly. But there’s also a solid chance that it isn’t. So, why would anyone choose to ride a snowmobile that’s…