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January 31, 2011
News

New Policy May Spell Disaster For Motorized Recreation

Island Park, Idaho - The tourism and recreation industries here could take a big hit under the new federal "Wild Lands" policy that gives administrati
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January 30, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
Sledheads

[Krazy:]: The Dan Davidoff Interview

When it comes to backcountry snowmobiling, Dan Davidoff is an icon.
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January 30, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
Sledheads
Richard and Devin Hess

Back Country Sled-Rescue 101

Western Wyoming boasts some of the best backcountry sledding anywhere and is possibly our favorite place to ride
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January 30, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
Sledheads
LANE LINDSTROM

Matt Entz: Always Looking to go Big and Score

If we were talking football instead of snowmobiling, most would probably think of Matt Entz as a shifty wide receiver with finesse and the kind of ski
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January 30, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
Sledheads

Pink Ribbon Riders: 2011 Snow Run Tour

The Pink Ribbon Riders (PRR) is a volunteer based 501(c)(3) non- profit organization that combines the passion of riding and helping people in need.
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January 30, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
Sledheads

Western Power Sports Mod Show Winner '09: Phatties Super Shop Nytro is Top Mod From the Idaho Snowmobile Show Contest

Kevin Wilmoth knows how to win over fans.
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January 28, 2011
News, Arctic Cat

Let It Snow! Profits Vroom At Polaris, Arctic Cat

At Frontier Powersports in Fergus Falls, MN, the stock of new Arctic Cat and Polaris Industries snowmobiles has shrunk from 70 models to just three. T
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January 27, 2011
News

Forest Service Closes Forestdale Road In Alpine To Snowmobilers

The U.S. Forest Service has issued the formal closure of Forestdale Road to motorized traffic, including snowmobiles, in Alpine County.
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January 26, 2011
News, Polaris

Pro RMK Turbo Ride Along This Weekend

Lincoln County Customs, along with Boondocker, is sponsoring a Pro RMK Turbo Ride Along this Saturday (Jan. 29) outside of Alpine, WY.
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January 26, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
Feature, Product Tests

Product Review: Klim Valdez Parka

When a new Klim Valdez non-insulated jacket showed up at our office last year, our first thought was, "What's wrong with the Valdez jacket we have now
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January 26, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
Feature
Bret Rasmussen

Schooled: How Did We Come To Ride The Backcountry The Way We do?

It's all about the challenge.
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January 25, 2011
News

"Take A Friend" And Share The Joys Of Snowmobiling

Haslett, Mich. - The snowmobile community is excited to announce the third annual Take a Friend Snowmobiling Week, which will be held Feb. 12-21, 2011
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January 25, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
Sledheads
Ryan Harris

Typical First Ride

I'm not complaining at all about this season's first ride.
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January 24, 2011
News

Judge Upholds Motorized Use Ban In Badger-Two Med

U.S. District Judge Sam Haddon has upheld a decision by Lewis and Clark National Forest to ban snowmobiles and restrict all-terrain vehicles in Badger
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January 22, 2011
News

The Iron Dog Greenlights New TV Production For 2011 Season

Anchorage, Alaska - The Iron Dog Race has announced an agreement to develop a new TV special episode with local film and television production company
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January 21, 2011
News

Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals Announces Historic Decision

BOISE, ID - Last week the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals announced an historic decision to abandon its so-called "federal defendant" rule. The rule ca
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January 20, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
Feature
LANE LINDSTROM

AF Canyon A Slice Of Powder Heaven: Riding Area Small but Offers Big Fun

If it's true that good things come in small packages, then put American Fork Canyon on your wish list of places to ride.
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January 20, 2011
Feature

Alberta's Golden Triangle Reopens

The reopening of the Golden Triangle in fall 2010 will again establish the Whitecourt, Swan Hills and Fox Creek areas as the premier snowmobile destin
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January 20, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
Feature

Gear Box

The Storm Bib provides the protection offered by a full bib and is highly breathable, durable and carries the Guaranteed To Keep You Dry promise.
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January 20, 2011
News

Global Snowmobile Market To Reach 118,000 Units By 2015, According To A New Report By Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

San Jose, CA - The snowmobile industry is highly prone to cycles, with bursts of rapid growth, followed by long periods of recession. Snowfall conditi
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January 20, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
Feature
Ryan Harris

Project MLC [Mid-Life Crisis]: Losing it in Style

The graphic kit kind of says it all, doesn't it?
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January 20, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
Feature

Ride It Right: SnoWest's guide to the 2011 800s

For the most part, the West is experiencing the best start to a season in decades.
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January 20, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
Feature, Snow Tests

Still the Biggest Stock Sled on Snow: M100 Designed to Go Big

At the other end of the spectrum from the Yamaha Phazer MTX you have the Arctic Cat M1000, arguably the most powerful stock sled on snow.
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January 20, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
Feature

Summit Freeriders To Hit Powder As Ambassadors For Ski-Doo Snowmobiles

BRP and its Ski-Doo brand have gathered some of the most talented and dynamic mountain snowmobilers to share their rides, opinions and thoughts with a
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January 20, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
Feature

The Practical Yamaha Phazer MTX: The Little Sled That Could

There are the popular sleds, the powerful sleds and the practical sleds.
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January 19, 2011
News, Arctic Cat

Arctic Cat Recalls Snowmobiles Due To A Loss Of Control Hazard

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the following Arctic Cat snowmobiles have been recalled.
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January 18, 2011
News

ACSA To Hold Charity Auction

The American Council of Snowmobile Associations will hold its first Charity Auction on eBay Jan. 15 -24, 2011, with products donated from companies ac
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January 17, 2011
Feature
Ryan Harris

Building a 2011 Polaris Pro RMK into a perfect backcountry mountain sled: Project Mid-Life Crisis

Flashy colors, hot rod power and a lot of bling ... sounds about right for a mid-life crisis. But there's more to Project MLC than that.
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January 17, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
Feature

Challenge: Make RMK Lighter: Utah seniors design, build, test carbon tunnel

About the only thing that probably comes close to getting paid to design pieces and parts of snowmobiles and then getting to test and ride those parts
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January 17, 2011
Column
Bret Rasmussen

How Did We Come To Ride The Backcountry The Way We Do?

It's all about the challenge. I guess I am not much of a sightseer. Don't get me wrong: I do enjoy being in the great outdoors and observing the prist
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January 17, 2011
Feature, Snow Tests

M1000 designed to go big: Still The Biggest Stock Sled On Snow

At the other end of the spectrum from the Yamaha Phazer MTX you have the Arctic Cat M1000, arguably the most powerful stock sled on snow.
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January 17, 2011
News

Snowbike Racing Returns To McCall Winter Carnival

McCall, Idaho - The world's first snowbike race, Ground Zero, last took place at the 2009 McCall Winter Carnival in Idaho. Known as "Ground Zero," the
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January 17, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
Feature
Kim Raap

They're After Your Access

Have you heard of the Winter Wildlands Alliance? It describes itself as a national "human-powered winter sports" group and therefore promotes access f
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January 14, 2011
News

SAWS Joins CBU In Litigation Against Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest Plan Revision

The Snowmobile Alliance of Western States (SAWS) is now a participant with the Citizens for Balanced Use (CBU) litigation against the Forest Service (
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January 13, 2011
News

Snowmobile Sales Booming In Grand Forks: Improved financial conditions and a good dose of snow this winter have boosted snowmobile sales for Grand Forks dealers

Snowmobile sales are booming at Revolutions Power Sports, but sales manager Paul Callina said it's not just "all the snow" that's behind the busy seas
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January 12, 2011
News

Free Weekly Snow Conditions Reports Available By E-Mail For Togwotee Pass, CDST Systems

Fremont County, WY - Do you want to be the first to know about snow conditions in Wind River Country? Now you can sign up to receive a free weekly sno
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January 11, 2011
News

Skinz Protective Gear Hosting Snowmobile Clinics With Amber Holt Paynesville, MN Feb. 1-3

Amber Holt is a well-known backcountry rider with several appearances in backcountry snowmobile films including 509, Boondockers, Sleadheads, and Kraz
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January 10, 2011
News

BAM Film Productions Goes National

BAM Film Productions has a new motorsports TV show that will air across the United States to millions of households this year.
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January 08, 2011
News, Arctic Cat

Tucker Hibbert To Be Featured On ABC's Good Morning America

Monster Energy/Arctic Cat's Tucker Hibbert will be featured on ABC's Good Morning America (GMA) Monday, Jan. 10 during the 8 a.m. hour (nationwide). H
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January 07, 2011
News

Alaska National Guard Iron Dog Team Prepares For Race

Camp Denali, AK - With roughly 2,000 miles of riding to log within the next t record books, the Alaska National Guard Iron Dog team is gearing up to h
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January 06, 2011
News

National Snowmobile Snocross Team To Visit Southeast Idaho

Today, between 8 and 9 a.m. Team Scheuring (www.scheuring-speedsports.com/index.htm) will be pulling into the Klim Technical Riding Gear (www.klim.co
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January 05, 2011
News

2011 Snowmobile Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced

St. Germain, WI - The Snowmobile Hall of Fame's board of directors has announced the 2011 Snowmobile Hall of Fame inductees. The honorees will be indu
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January 04, 2011
News, Snow Tests

Can You Ride?

Can you ride?
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January 03, 2011
News

Ben Stiller Crashed Tom Cruise's Snowmobile Last Christmas

Little Fockers star Ben Stiller said he crashed Tom Cruise's snowmobile when he stayed at his Colorado ranch for Christmas last year.
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January 02, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
Sledheads

Recovery Update:Matt Potratz

Nearly two years ago, Matt Potratz was caught in an avalanche in the mountains near McCall, Idaho.
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January 02, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
Sledheads

The 'Randt Page

I recently had the privilege of some of the higher ups at Polaris come see me for a ride at our new facility in Colorado.
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January 01, 2011
Snow Tests, Arctic Cat
Ryan Harris

2011 800cc Mountain Sleds Test

We've been waiting for a year like this one. Maybe for too long. Polaris, Ski-Doo and Arctic Cat all showing up at the game with the best 800 mountain
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