Tag: Backcountry

Ski-Doo Launching Escape Mountain Video Series

Ski-Doo snowmobiles is launching a video series next fall that puts the challenge of an escape room in the setting of deep snow mountain snowmobiling.

How to Splint a Broken Leg in the Backcountry

A broken leg in the backcountry can be a serious problem. First of all, it's going to be a painful injury to deal with. In addition to the pain, a broken leg…

Tequila Mockingbird? Choice Summer Reading for Sledders

While you may be all aboard that cabin-country life, don’t let your train of thought get stalled at the station this summer. Here is some iron-clad summer reading, just the ticket to…

Riley Suhan Invitational Backcountry Race at Quartz Creek, Golden BC April 7

In the inaugural Riley Suhan Invitational backcountry race, teams of four will compete on a course that includes climbs, jumps and technical tree sections.

BC Courts Weigh in on Tether and Other Backcountry Liability Issues

A precedent-setting decision was made in BC courts recently in the case of an incident involving mountain sledders. In it, an Alberta snowmobiler was found to be 100% liable for damages to…

2019 Ski-Doo Snowmobile Lineup for Mountain Riders

Here's what's new in the 2019 Ski-Doo snowmobile lineup! Engine, technology advances, new models, colours and more new for MY2019 from BRP.

Leave Trenches, Not Trash

The garbage sledders leave is a black eye on our community. We're 'known' for this ignorance and the stereotype has to change. Human waste has put our current global environmental situation into…

Avalanche Canada: Throttle Decisions Video Series

Avalanche Canada has produced an eight-part avalanche awareness video aimed at mountain sledders, named Throttle Decisions. The video series comes in response to the realization that there are two types of mountain sledders…

Alberta Snowmobile and Powersports Show Recap

It was big. It was shiny. It was the Alberta Snowmobile and Powersports Show (ASPS) in Edmonton in all its glory.   The 2016 trade show was much like those of years…

Sledding in Radium, BC: Catamount Glacier

Words and photos by Tim Grey   Into Another Dimension: Catamount Glacier near Radium, BC   It’s late spring and the 509 team is looking to finish up shooting for their next…