Tag: Rescue

Essential Safety Gear for Mountain Sledders!

Here’s our list of key essential safety gear that every sledder should consider packing along for a ride in the mountains. We’ve broken the list down into three levels of priority, from…

Would Your Riding Partners Be Able to Save Your Life?

Is your rider buddy equipped with the skills to use all that gear to save your life? Have they practiced recently, or are their skills rusty? Why not ask them straight-out: When…

Lone Snowmobiler Lives After Buried by Avalanche near Terrace, BC

The sledder, who was reportedly travelling alone with his transceiver off, was buried 2m beneath the avalanche debris. Two nearby snowmobilers had heard the engine sound of a distant snowmobile stop and happened…

Real-time Avalanche Rescue Footage

Chilling avalanche rescue footage from a pair of skiers in France, originally posted almost exactly 2 years ago, has resurfaced.   The edge-of-your-seat video shows a skier trigger a large avalanche and…

Why the F&*K do you not have avalanche rescue gear??

If you ride in the mountains without training and gear, then you are not a mountain sledder. I don't care what kind of hot-rod sled you own. Don't call yourself that. Being…

Avalanche Burial Video at Blue Lake, BC

This avalanche burial video shows a sledder become completely buried on a deep snow day at Blue Lake, a riding zone near Sicamous, BC.