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Online Course – Route Finding Exercises
Here is a way for you to practice your route finding skills. In the following photographs we have built some fun games where you must try and navigate your way from the green hut to the red hut. Be careful to navigate around areas that contain avalanche potential Click and hold the left mouse to […]
Proper Snowmobile Sled Deck Loading Technique
I can still remember how intimated I was the first time I hit the ramp up to a 6′ high sled deck. In this quick video, I cover a few key points to remember when loading such as your body position and the sled alignment, the starting point, your aiming point, and entry speed. With […]
How To Tame Your Avalanche Dragon
Over the last ten years there have been fantastic advances in the field of avalanche safety through research and technical development. Additions made to snow stability evaluations like ‘fracture character’ during the ‘compression test’ deepen our awareness of what is happening with the snow. There have also been the development terrain assessment tools, which help […]
Through New Goggles- When are you ready to ride Revelstoke, Canada?
I just returned from my first trip in Revelstoke, Canada. 4 days of awesome riding which got me thinking, “when is a snowmobiler ready to ride Revy?” Since I started riding 3 seasons ago you hear about all of these travel destinations, hearing about how “EPIC” these areas are nd seeing some incredible riding conditions […]
With great excitement we are able to announce that Xplore by Marlon Products will be the official Sled Deck of Sled360 for the 2015-2016 season. The new Xplore Marlon Decks have kept the same solid infrastructure but changed the side extrusion and a few other items to give you lots to Xplore! These decks have […]
By: Brian Bilderback It seems as if more and more people are starting to like the idea of sled decks over a trailer. I believe it is because sled decks make it a lot easier to get to the early and late season rides. With that being said, I will share with you my experience […]
Preseason Limber Up
At the beginning of each season, most sledders will be nursing sore legs and backs after their first hard ride. Well you have just enough time left to do our Sledfit Preseason Limber up program. This program is 3 days a week for 3 weeks – for a total of 9 work outs that should […]
Through New Goggles-The Benefit of going to your local snowmobile Expo!
Just recently was the 2015 annual Snow Show held at the Puyallup Fairgrounds which is located just outside of Tacoma, WA. Many vendors, local and national, get together and it’s considered to be the kickoff of the snowmobiling season. Yes the weather hasn’t been the most cooperative so far this year, but 3 years ago […]
As riders are at different levels of ability, my posts and articles will be tagged with Basic Riding Technique, Intermediate Riding Technique or Advanced Riding Technique. Let’s take a look at what I mean by Intermediate Riding: These rides will be a mix of on and off trail. Some sections of rides will be amongst […]