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November 30, 2011
News

Massachusetts To Host The 2012 International Snowmobile Congress

The Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts (SAM) is hosting the 44th annual International Snowmobile Congress (ISC), June 5-9, 2012, in Sturbridge, M
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November 29, 2011| Published in the November 2011 issue
Column

Gear Box

Klim created the original high-performance, lightweight freeriding pullover in the Powerxross years ago.
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November 29, 2011| Published in the November 2011 issue
Feature

Idaho Snowmobile Show Hitting Its Stride

You could say that the Idaho Snowmobile Show has caught its second wind.
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November 29, 2011| Published in the November 2011 issue
Feature
Ryan Harris

Riding Mountain Horse: More Fun Than You Can Shake a Single Ski at

We've lost count of the times a product has been brought to our attention with the hype that it's going to revolutionize snowmobiling.
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November 29, 2011| Published in the November 2011 issue
Column

Snowmobile Sales Back on the Upswing

Those sounds you hear coming from the snowmobile factories around the world probably sound more like sighs of relief than outright cheering.
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November 29, 2011
News

Why Do You Yamaha?: Answer this and you could be in Yamaha's 2012 ad campaign

Toronto, ON - Continuing with its grassroots advertising approach, Yamaha Motor Canada is spotlighting real world Yamaha owners in its 2012 ad campaig
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November 28, 2011
News, Polaris

Polaris To Acquire Goupil Industrie SA

Minneapolis - Polaris Industries Inc. announced this week the acquisition of Goupil Industrie SA, a privately owned, Bourran, France-based manufacture
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November 25, 2011
White Out & Wide Open—The Blog

SnoWest Newsletter - Nov. 25

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November 25, 2011
White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
Steve Janes

SnoWest Steve Janes Blog - Nov 25: Annoying Neighbor

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November 25, 2011
News

Take A Friend Snowmobiling Campaign Contest

The members of the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association-Arctic Cat, BRP, Polaris and Yamaha-have announced the Take a Friend Snowmobilin
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November 24, 2011
News

Where To Turn For Avalanche Center Info: U.S. avalanche contacts for snowmobile avalanche education

Here is where you can find out the lastest information about avalanche conditions across the West.
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November 23, 2011
News

Klim/Gore-Tex $5,000 Snowmobile Grant Program In Full Swing

Klim Technical Riding Gear and Gore-Tex have teamed up to support local snowmobiling by releasing $5,000 in cash grants available to local snowmobile
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November 22, 2011
News

Look Trailers Acquires Name Rights To Pace American Brand

Look Trailers, a Bristol, IN, cargo trailer company, purchased trade names and intellectual property along with limited assets of Pace American Enterp
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November 21, 2011| Published in the November 2011 issue
Feature
LANE LINDSTROM

Experiencing But Not Seeing Grangeville

Sometimes the irony of a situation doesn't show itself until sometime later, well after the fact. In the case of our two-day ride in Grangeville, ID,
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November 21, 2011
News

Red Bull: New Year. No Limits. Call It A Comeback

Santa Monica, Calif. - A motorcycle and a snowmobile walk into a bar.Well, not quite, but not too different, as a motorcycle and a snowmobile will sim
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November 21, 2011| Published in the November 2011 issue
Feature
Ryan Harris

Two 600s, Tons of Fun: 2012 600 Mountain Sled Shootout

If you are an 800 rider and you've found yourself getting bored of the go-anywhere ability your sled has, we've got some help.
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November 18, 2011| Published in the November 2011 issue
Feature, Snow Tests
Mark Bourbeau

2012 Mountain 4-Strokes Test: Now western sledders have lots of options

The options for the 4-stroke aficionado on the hunt for a brand new ride in the mountain snowmobile segment expanded two-fold when Arctic Cat jumped s
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November 18, 2011
News

Honda Concept Snowmobile

Okay, this is pretty interesting-maybe not too practical for the mountains, but interesting.
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November 17, 2011
News

Klim Avalanche Clinic Set For Nov. 21: Entire event to be hosted via webcast on SnoWest forums

Klim Technical Riding Gear will hold a free-to-the-public Avalanche Education Clinic at the Klim headquarters in Rigby, ID, on Monday, Nov. 21 from 6-
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November 16, 2011
News

We Ride Film Premier This Friday In Ogden

The premier showing of "We Ride" will be this weekend in Ogden, UT. The showing is Nov. 18 and actually includes two films, "We Ride" and "Assassinati
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November 14, 2011
News

Idaho Snowmobile Show Is THIS Weekend

There's snow in the mountains, we know of some sledders who have been out on that new snow and all that means it's the perfect time for another snowmo
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November 12, 2011
Column

You Get What You Ask For

About mid-season last winter, I met up with a group of riders and filmers for a day in the deep fresh snow of western Wyoming. We spent most of the mo
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November 11, 2011
News

Officials Hope New Smartphone Bulletins Will Curb Avalanche Deaths

Calgary - Avalanche forecasters hope new smartphone-friendly bulletins-featuring less text and more graphics-will help young, tech-savvy backcountry a
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November 11, 2011
Sledheads

Tumble Dry

Most of you may have heard I was supposed to do the Red Bull: New Year, No Limits event on New Year's Eve last year. You may have also heard that I cr
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November 10, 2011
White Out & Wide Open—The Blog

SnoWest Newsletter - Nov. 10

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November 10, 2011
White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
Ryan Harris

SnoWest Ryan Harris Blog - Nov. 10: Waiting for Winter..

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November 10, 2011
White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
Steve Janes

SnoWest Steve Janes Blog - Nov 10: Airing Out For The Ride

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November 10, 2011
News

Snowmobile Hall Of Fame To eBay Highly Collectible Team Arctic F1100 Sno Pro: 50th Anniversary Edition signed by every Team Arctic Racer benefits SHOF

Thief River Falls, Minn. - To raise money that supports the Snowmobile Hall of Fame (SHOF), a one-of-a-kind 2012 Arctic Cat F1100 Sno Pro in 50th Anni
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November 09, 2011
News

Department of Energy Reports Show Severe Damage To Marine Engines From E15, Reinforcing Recreational Boating Industry Concerns

Washington, D.C. - Last month the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy released the results of two studies on th
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November 08, 2011
News

Snowmobiling Economic Benefits Realized Worldwide

Haslett, MI - The snowmobile community generates more than $28 billion in economic activity in North America. Snowmobiling supports more than 90,000 f
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November 07, 2011
News

Mt. Jefferson Once Again Threatened

Senator John Tester's Montana Wilderness bill, which would designate Mt. Jefferson as Wilderness, is back in play again. This time it's an attachment
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November 05, 2011
News

Snowmobilers Are More Than Just Snowmobilers

The season is just weeks away-that precious season we wait for . winter. I stopped to think about the typical snowmobiler. We are not just about snowm
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November 04, 2011
News

BRP's 2012 Ski-Doo Ambassador Program Expands Its Vision

Valcourt, QC - BRP's Ski-Doo Freeride Ambassadors program enters its second year and brings a new perspective with the addition of two women riders, A
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November 04, 2011
White Out & Wide Open—The Blog

SnoWest Newsletter - Nov. 3: Now that your new sled is here .

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November 03, 2011
News

Not Everyone Has A Trailer Named After Them: Chris Burandt gives a tour of his Trails West Burandt Backcountry Edition trailer

We caught up with Chris Burandt at the Intermountain Snowmobile Show a couple weeks ago and asked him to show us around the Chris Burandt Backcountry
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November 03, 2011
White Out & Wide Open—The Blog

SnoWest Steve Janes Blog - Nov.3: Getting Serious Now

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November 02, 2011
News

Local Film Makers Announce Movie Premiere, Fundraiser For Widowed Family

Boondockers Films and Klim Technical Riding Gear have teamed up to bring a unique fundraising event to southeast Idaho. With their Boondockers 8 movie
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November 02, 2011
Column
Steve Janes

Vacation Planning

Trying to plan a winter vacation is about as easy as picking the winning number on a roulette table-while the wheel is spinning and the ball is rollin
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November 01, 2011
News, Ski-Doo

BRP Expands Avalanche Safety Awareness Courses To The U.S.

Valcourt, Québec - BRP is expanding its outreach program on avalanche safety awareness into the western United States. The program was launched in Wes
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November 01, 2011
Sledheads
Chris Brown

The Day It Went Wrong: Chris Brown talks about his horrific accident and amazing recovery

We had received 10 feet of new snow in a week of February in Whistler and it was going blue. It was forecasted to be minus 10 degrees F and sunny for
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