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The Building Blocks of a Bowtie

While bowties are often categorized as a party trick and deemed not useful in conquering mountains, I believe otherwise. Successfully learning how to bring a sled around and recover from looping out…

To The Yukon and Alaska On A Whim

It’s one thing to drive to the southern tip of the Alaska Panhandle, just to say you did. But it’s a much bigger commitment to make the trek from southern British Columbia,…

Bergmark Side Panel Re-Entry Tips

Just like some riders love doing deep powder turns, the side panel re-entry is just a more extreme way to really get that “white room” feeling, combined with some sweet airtime.

Ride the Crappy Snow

We humans excel at procrastinating and we have gotten very comfortable in thinking that there is always another day coming.

Rubbing Elbows with Turcotte

Brett Turcotte’s ability to ride is without question in the uppermost tier of the elite. The best of the best. To find out more about how he shares his knowledge and experience…

Spending A Night Out When SHTF

The winter backcountry is unforgiving of poor planning and accepts no excuses. When you enter this arena, you must be prepared for unplanned contingencies.

Every SINGLE Item I Bring Snowmobiling in the Mountains

Mountain Sledder editor Pat goes through, one-by-one, every item he packs daily for snowmobiling in the mountains. Check out the video for all items and a brief explanation of why he chooses…

Ski-Doo Teams up With Avalanche Organizations To Further Rider Safety and Education

This winter, Ski-Doo is working with various avalanche safety organizations throughout North America to assist in furthering avalanche awareness, forecasting and education.

Backcountry Flashlight Showdown!

We’ve tested four different backcountry flashlight kits available on the market today in this backcountry flashlight showdown!

Globalstar Releases SPOT Gen4 Satellite GPS Messenger

Satellite communications company Globalstar has announced the release of its latest consumer satellite GPS messenger device, called SPOT Gen4.