Volume 40, Number 8
18 Freeride Sleds
Aren't the mountain 800s
enough? What are these all-mountain 800s? By
24 Exclusive SnoWest Performance
There are very few—if
any—sledders who leave their snowmobile bone stock. We’re always doing
something with it. If you’re looking for ideas for your next sled change, look
no further. It’s right here.
36 SnoWest Snowmobile Boot
There’s not much worse than
wet and/or cold feet while snowmobiling. If that’s your issue, you may need to
look at replacing your boots.
40 Science We Can Deal With
We were invited to tag along
when Klim visited the 3M facilities in St.
Paul, MN, where we
learned about the Science of Warmth and the Science of Vision. Here’s what we
found out. By Lane Lindstrom
44 Brian Head: More Than Just Downhill Skiing
We’ve long known that Brian
Head, UT, is more than just downhill skiing. We finally got to experience it
for ourselves, spending two days riding high in southern Utah’s mountains. By Lane Lindstrom
53 Does This Ski Stance Make Me Look Fat?
take an in-depth look at each of the Big Four’s ski stances on their mountain
56 Side Panel Access: Sometimes A Pain In The Side
also take an in-depth look at how easy it is (or isn’t) to open the side panels
on the mountains sleds.
6 Guest Column By Sandra Mitchell
8 Letters To The Editor
10 Fronts & Forecasts
14 Gear Box
52 Product Review: FXR Riding Gear
52 Advertiser Index
62 Snow Dust
Ski-Doo’s Freeride sleds are
riding even higher for 2014 as they get upgraded to the XM chassis. Photo by Ryan Harris