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Winter 2019 Gear Reviews

A creative look at our Winter 2019 gear reviews. Check the links for the full reviews! What will keep you warm and dry this winter?

Gear Guide Garage – MSM Issue 14

Two things sledders like to do are wrenchin' and ogling gear. Get your fill of both, right here in this Mountain Sledder gear guide.

Jon Jean Interview – Going Big

Throwing a snowball from the takeoff is a really good trick for checking speed. Just pack a nice snowball and throw it. Depending on how hard I throw it, I’ll know how…

The Worst Mountain Sleds of Our Time

At one time or another, every one of the current big four sled manufacturers has pumped out one of the worst mountain sleds of our time.

Top 3 Best Avalanche Airbag Vests 2018

Avalanche airbag vests provide a couple of key advantages. Here are what we consider to be the top 3 best avalanche airbag vest options available for 2018!

Brodie Evans – Motivation, Ability and Experience

Brodie Evans is an avalanche safety ambassador, a 4th year apprentice carpenter, a competitive enduro biker and a guy who organizes his life so he can sled.

Riding Tip: Cool Your Sled in Spring Conditions

Overheating on the trail is a common problem in springtime. In this video tip, Chris Brown and Rob Alford offer an easy way to quickly cool your sled back to a safe operating…

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…