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February 27, 2010
News

Pit Stop Report: Mackay's Mine Hill Grill Is Perfect for Sledders

The next time you are heading to Pass Creek Canyon for some backcountry riding, there's a little restaurant in Mackay that's worth a stop.
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February 26, 2010
News, Ski-Doo

2011 Ski-Doo Snowmobile Line-Up: More Market-Shaping, Fuel-Efficient Engine Technologies

BRP's commitment to developing cleaner engine technologies was reaffirmed this week in Orlando where Ski-Doo dealers and distributors gathered to atte
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February 26, 2010
Sledheads

SCOTT USA releases two new helmets

Scott USA added two all-new helmets to its lineup of off-road snowmobiling and motor gear. The Airborne and Assault helmets are available now.
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February 25, 2010
News

MotorFist Announces New VP Of Operations, New Sales Team

Idaho Falls, ID - MotorFist, a manufacturer of specialized snowmobile outerwear, has announced that several key positions in the company have been fil
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February 24, 2010
News, Polaris, Product Tests

Product Review: Polaris Backcountry Riding Shirt

Here at SnoWest Magazine we have the opportunity to try a wide variety of snowmobile clothing from base layers to mid layers to full snowmobile suits
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February 23, 2010
News

Climategate U-Turn As Scientist At Centre Of Row Admits: There Has Been No Global Warming Since 1995

The academic at the centre of the `Climategate' affair, whose raw data is crucial to the theory of climate change, has admitted that he has trouble `k
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February 22, 2010
News

Legendary Snow, Events Make Togwotee Mountain Lodge A Haven For Snow Sports Enthusiasts

On Friday-Saturday, March 19-20, 2010, Togwotee Mountain Lodge will be hosting the 3rd Annual Wyoming Snow Run in conjunction with the Pink Ribbon Rid
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February 20, 2010
News

House Dems Want Motorized Vehicles Banned From Proposed Wilderness

More than 70 House Democrats are asking the Forest Service to prohibit motorized vehicles in areas recommended to become Wilderness.
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February 19, 2010
News, Ski-Doo

BRP Secures More Than $700,000 In Snowmobile Club Support Funds

Valcourt, Qu├ębec - BRP, in partnership with its Ski-Doo dealer network, has generated a staggering $720,000 for snowmobile clubs across North America.
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February 18, 2010
News

East Texan's Snowy Trek: 4,000 Miles Of Adventure

This past week's East Texas snowfall has nothing on Pete Pattullo.
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February 17, 2010
News

Omnibus Natural Resource Bill Likely This Year

Key lawmakers say they are likely to package numerous Wilderness, parks and other natural resources bills into one broad package with the goal of enac
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February 16, 2010
News

Be Avalanche Aware

Cut and paste the following link into your Internet browser and then click on the "Click here to view the interview" to watch Lori Zacaruk in an inter
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February 15, 2010
News

SAWS/BRC Action Alert: Region 1 RWA De-Facto Wilderness Policy Possibly Going Nationwide

Many of you may recall that SAWS has been fighting the Region 1 Recommended Wilderness Area (RWA) de-facto Wilderness policy for many year now, along
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February 10, 2010
News

More MPGs On The Trail: Fuel Economy The Focus Of Clean Snowmobile Challenge 2010

A total of 19 teams have registered for the SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge 2010, set for March 15-20 at Michigan Technological University.
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February 09, 2010
News

Wyoming Intervenes For Snowmobilers

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Wyoming claims that it was cut out of a say in writing a federal rule to reduce snowmobile use in Yellowstone and Grand Teton Nationa
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February 08, 2010
News

Learn To Ride Better With Mini's Back Country Basics

Amber Holt of Mini's Back Country Basics and Bear Creek Lodge in McCall, ID, now offer full instructional vacation packages. Professional backcountry
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February 06, 2010
News

Catch Levi LaVallee On ABC'S Good Morning America

Coming on the heels of gold and bronze medal runs at Winter X Games, Arctiva rider Levi LaVallee will be featured on ABC's popular Good Morning Americ
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February 04, 2010
News

Scoping For New Long-Term Winter Use Plan Begins

(SnoWest ED-Okay, snowmobilers, you know the drill. Yes, this is another scoping process for winter use in Yellowstone National Park and yes, we are a
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February 04, 2010
Feature, Yamaha
LANE LINDSTROM

The Buzz About The Phazer MTX: Sled is another entry-level option

Many times, when there is talk about which sleds are ideal for those who want to break into mountain riding, the discussion usually focuses on the 600
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February 03, 2010
News, Polaris

Polaris Industries Announces Acquisition of Engine-Developer swissauto Powersports

Minneapolis - Polaris Industries today announced its acquisition of swissauto Powersports. Based in Burgdorf, Switzerland, swissauto has expertise in
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February 02, 2010
News

Iqaluit Council To Consider Improved Snowmobile Trail System

Iqaluit's (Nunavut) city councillors will be asked this year to approve a plan to build an official snowmobile trail system.
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February 01, 2010
Feature, Snow Tests
Mark Bourbeau

M1000 still biggest stock sled on earth: Catamount Cruiser

The 2010 Arctic Cat M1000 comes to the market as a warmed-over 2009-not that that is a bad thing by any stretch, as the `09 M1000 was bestowed with so
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February 01, 2010
Sledheads

Winter X Games 14 Snowmobile Knock Out

Chris Burandt, Levi LaVallee, Tucker Hibbert, Robbie Malinowski, Paul Thacker and Joe Parsons battle for the distance in the Games' newest event.
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February 01, 2010
News

X Games Weekend Report

Aspen, Colo. - For the last few years, the story in snocross has been the same. Tucker Hibbert starts fast, stays fast and comes away with the gold me
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