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Don’t Skip Pinpointing using Probe! In conducting an Avalanche Rescue, you may be tempted to start digging after you have found a lowest number with your transceiver.   Here is a technical example and practice exercise to highlight why you shouldn’t skip pinpointing using your probe.   There are 4 distinct and deliberate search phases […]

Summary Navigating the world of aftermarket snowmobile performance upgrades can be confusing. In this article we will look at the various tunerless** performance upgrade options, describe what components those upgrades are comprised of, and compare them on a dollar to horse power ( $/HP) basis. In the DOLLAR/HP PERFORMANCE section below, we chart out the […]

Thursday, April 28, 2016 – 00:00 As snowmobiling season in Valemount draws to a close, one may find themselves wondering what they’re going to do until next winter. You may be thinking that this is your chance to hang out, fish, and have a few cold ones. That may be; however, being an athletic and […]

Too Much? Most snowmobilers can tend to be a little selfish… What do I mean? We always want the best of the best gear and snowmobiles for ourselves! If you are like me, you are regularly upgrading your personal sled every few years and if you have other family members who ride, they tend to […]

It is that time of the year when every snowmobiler is itching for the upcoming snowmobile season. The overnight temps start to drop, snow shows are scheduled, sled videos are being released, and you start to get back into day dreaming about shredding the POW while at work… it is inevitable… snowmobile season is just […]

Imagine riding your sled from 1,500 feet above sea level all the way up to 10,000 feet above sea level on the same day, on the same mountain and even on the same pull… “Never happen” you say? Welcome to Washington’s Mount Baker, where this scenario is completely possible! Now, imagine you are able to […]

Like most people who started snowmobiling in the 80’s or 90’s, I started out with no knowledge of what the difference between good and bad riding gear was. There has been an evolution of the riding gear that I had purchased over the years. In the early 1990’s when I bought my first snowmobile, I […]

The class that may save a life (2016) Every Back Country Snowmobiler who rides in mountainous regions of the country should already be aware of some basic safety information before ever unloading their snowmobile at the parking lot.  You should already know that you need a Shovel, Beacon and Probe before heading out riding in the back […]

Shake out Ride

What do you call the first ride of the season? • Test ride = Try out a new machine or new area • Break in ride = Putting the first miles on a new machine • Road ride = Snow is thin and only able to ride on a designated road • Ditch Ride = […]

I am a Father & Husband First… The hardest thing about snowmobiling for me is that the sport that I LOVE has always taken me away from the people that I LOVE! It kills me that this has been true over the years. My incredible wife and my two awesome sons (now 12 & 14) […]