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Well, it’s the first week of October and the snowmobile chatter is starting to pick up!  I already have a few out of town rides scheduled with some friends and I hope you are doing the same.Well, it’s the first week of October and the snowmobile chatter is starting to pick up!  I already have […]

Hey everyone, Hope all is well and you are starting to get excited for the up and coming snowmobile season. I have already started going through my gear, inspecting, fixing, updating and helped a friend wrap a sled!! As I mentioned in my previous post, I am somewhat new to snowmobiling as this will be […]

Hello everyone, I am truly excited to have been asked by Sled360 to provide to tell my story of what my journey has been like getting into snowmobiling. I’m hoping that my blog will help people who are wanting to get into the sport or re-engage after some time away, will provide information to assist […]

Basic Rider

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 Basic Riding: These rides will be completely accessible by trail, the majority of which will be groomed trails. However there […]

Establishing and maintaining the correct hand position as you learn to ride will increase your control, reduce fatigue and improve your overall safety. Let’s take a look at the hand positions you should be using when on your sled: Brake Hand Your brake hand should have one finger on the brake at all times. Period. […]

Ascending a slope may seem relatively simple but doing it well does take some practise. One of the most important things to remember is that you should never climb beyond your abilities – particularly those of descending and turn outs. If you’re not comfortable navigating down the terrain afterwards then it’s best to reassess. Essentially, […]

We’re always looking to improve as riders and share our learnings with you! In this case, it’s all about the basic descent! When you’re descending, you should retain as much control as possible – seems pretty obvious, right?! Here we’ll explore basic descents in which both skis and the track are touching the ground. Our […]

We all ride for one reason – because we love it. And what better way to ride than in the company of friends? With that in common, it’s only logical that we all take the time to consider fellow riders and our environment. That way, we can all continue to enjoy this wonderful sport while […]