• The Perfect Sport

    December 20, 2008 Random
    I was recently flipping through an old issue of SnoWest and was conflicted about one of your articles. The article was "Give Me A Perfect Day" [Runnin
  • Crazy Mtn Gets Crazier: Hoffman gives updates on his creation

    December 13, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue Project Sled
    It's been a while since we checked in with Mark Hoffman at Crazy Mtn. Motorsports for an update on his CMX sleds, the last real specialty sled on the
  • Mountain West Racing Updates Race Schedule

    December 13, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue News
    We first revealed Mountain West Racing's snocross schedule on www.snowest.com several weeks ago but it has since been updated.
  • MS Ride In Wyoming

    December 13, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue News
    The 11th annual Wyoming/Yellowstone charity ride for Multiple Sclerosis will be held in the Togwotee Mountain area of Wyoming from Jan 30-Feb 3, 2009.
  • One Of Many: Sledders name favorites at Idaho Snowmobile Show

    December 13, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue Industry News
    The response was just about the same from everyone we asked to help us with this article for SnoWest. Just ONE product?
  • Palin Tours Arctic Cat Factory

    December 13, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue News
    What a week it was for Arctic Cat in late October.
  • Plan On Participating In Take A Friend Snowmobiling Week

    December 13, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue News
    The snowmobile community is excited to announce the Take a Friend Snowmobiling Week, which will be held Feb. 14-22, 2009.
  • Speedwerx Now An Authorized Fox Shox Dealer

    December 13, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue News
    Speedwerx recently announced its new affiliation with Fox Racing Shox.
  • University Of Idaho Shows 2-Strokes Can "Think Green" Too

    December 13, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue News
    Students from the University of Idaho have continued to be leaders at the annual Clean Snowmobile Challenge, proving this year that even 2-strokes can
  • What A Sledder Needs

    December 13, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue New Products
    What to buy a sledder for under $100
  • Wilderness Of Ice

    December 13, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue Feature Johnathon Duncan
    Imagine a world of white: white sugary hills, surrounded with crisp and cold air. Flakes of intricate white ice float in the sky. Light breeze blows t
  • 1300cc Monster Cat Big Bore Kit

    December 10, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue New Products
    This bolt-on kit fits all 2007-09 M1000, Crossfire or F1000 to give you monster horsepower and monster torque.
  • A Ray Of Sunshine: Illuminating riding in Idaho

    December 10, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue Travel LANE LINDSTROM
    It wasn't just mostly cloudy for our three-day ride in west central Idaho-it snowed much of that time.
  • Absolute Power & Performance Billet Wheels

    December 10, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    Absolute Power & Performance has stylish billet wheels for increased look and performance of your snowmobile.
  • Arctiva Comp 3 Gear

    December 10, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue New Products
    Arctiva's Comp 3 line of snow gear exudes style and performance.
  • Breathe Easy: Examining underhood heat and ventilation

    December 10, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue Feature Ryan Harris
    Your snowmobile's engine, exhaust, clutches and brake system are all sources of underhood heat.
  • Fastrax Throttle Block

    December 10, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue New Products
    Fastrax Motorsports has a new twist on the traditional throttle block.
  • Getting Your Ride Right: Some ideas to smoothing out the bumps

    December 10, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue Feature
    The accompanying chart comes from the engineers and service people at Yamaha Motor Corp. and is full of suggestions and ideas on how to tune a suspens
  • HRP Alpha-X Skid

    December 10, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue New Products
    The next generation mountain performance rear suspension with new geometry and premium shock package
  • MMP Composite Starfire Wheels

    December 10, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue New Products
    New composite Starfire wheels from a name you can trust.
  • Mountain 600 Class: Stimulating the senses

    December 10, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue Feature, Snow Tests Mark Bourbeau
    The sport of snowmobiling is winter recreation which stimulates all five of the human senses and then some. Yes, that's right, all five.
  • PowerMadd Grab Strap

    December 10, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue New Products
    Whether you're sidehilling in the mountains or in the ditches of the flat country, the new Grab Strap provides a flexible grab area where you need it.
  • Product Review: Scott USA Tryker Jacket, Honcho Bibs

    December 10, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue New Products, Product Tests
    When the editors here at SnoWest Magazine were asked to test drive Scott USA's winter outerwear, we had to admit we didn't know too much about that li
  • Production Changes On 2009 Models

    December 10, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue Industry News
    The only constant is change. That definitely holds true when it comes to producing a snowmobile.
  • R.U. Outside Fog eVader-Clava

    December 10, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue New Products
    The new Fog eVader-Clava from R.U. Outside is a unique and effective headwear piece.
  • Ramping Up The Competition: Cat, Doo release hillclimb-specific sleds

    December 10, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue Industry News, Snow Tests
    The hills just got hotter. And it doesn't matter if those hills are the ones competitive hillclimbers try to race to the top of or they're hills freer
  • The Hybrid, The Crossover, The 2-In-1

    December 10, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue Feature Jacob White
    They're trail sleds and they're mountain sleds. Are they built for the windy trails in Michigan or the deep powder snow of Utah? What about the flats
  • Welcome To Winter In The Mountains: BC's Robson Valley the ultimate snowmobile destination

    December 10, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue Travel Birgit Stutz
    Attention snowmobilers, are you ready for the ultimate ride?
  • XP Float Plate

    December 10, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue New Products
    A new, lighter, better fitting Ski-Doo XP protective Float Plate is now available from Skinz Protective Gear
  • Xtreme 3-Piece Hood Vent Kit

    December 10, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue New Products
    Keep the snow out from under your hood with the BDX Vent Kit. BDX uses genuine 3M adhesive tested to withstand the elements.
  • 2009 Dennis Kirk Snow Catalog

    December 09, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue News
    Two feet of fresh snow is on its way. And with that snow comes the snow pack, the revving of your engine, ripping across frozen lakes and full days on
  • Cat Creates New Social Community Mini-Site For Enthusiasts

    December 09, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue Industry News
    With speed enthusiasts in mind, Arctic Cat has launched a one-of-a-kind mini-site, www.worldsfastestsnowmobiles.com.
  • Corrections

    December 09, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue Feature
    It appears we're so excited about the upcoming snowmobile season that we rushed through a couple of things in the October, 2008 issue of SnoWest Magaz
  • Klim Free Ride Pant

    December 09, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue New Products
    The Free Ride Pant has dominated on the track and in the backcountry for years as the industry's favorite pant.
  • Letters to the Editor

    December 09, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue Column
    Dear Editor...
  • R&M Lightning Products Handlebar Bags

    December 09, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue New Products
    Custom-fitted handlebar bags are made with 600 Denier, embossed vinyl-backed polyester fabric and are resistant to water, shrinking, stretching and UV
  • Safe Riders!: Material Available For The Snowy Winter

    December 09, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue News
    The winter of 2008-09 is rapidly approaching and the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association has prepared for safety trainers and snowmobil
  • SLP Clutch Holding Tool

    December 09, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue New Products
    This tool provides you with the proper method to hold the drive clutch from rotating while removing or torquing the clutch center bolt.
  • Transmontana 2009: 500-mile trek across Montana

    December 09, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue News
    The Transmontana snowmobile ride is right around the corner and will once again benefit the Northwest Region of the Multiple Sclerosis Association of
  • Waterproof Accessory System

    December 09, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue New Products
    Adrenaline Powersport Accessories, Moscow, ID, has introduced the Waterproof Accessory System.
  • Wide Out & Wide Open: Staff Meeting

    December 09, 2008 Published in the December 2008 issue Column Steve Janes
    Lane: Steve's column is lame and we're trying to come up with a more interesting topic.
  • 2008 Winners Of The Western Power Sports/Ultimax Belts Mod Show

    December 08, 2008 Feature
    When the WPS Mod Show was first introduced at the Idaho Snowmobile Show several years ago, the playing field was pretty simple. The sleds that were en
  • Really Living: Mod Sleds, Avalanches And Life-Changing Experiences: Jared Sessions' Story

    December 05, 2008 Feature Cheryl Diesen - Extreme Team Films
    I grew up in Tremonton, Utah. Sledding was not always my childhood dream. We did have snowmobiles growing up, but when we were younger we (my four bro
  • Slednecks 11: Produced by Chris Brown and Clayton Stassart, Compound Films

    December 04, 2008 Feature Devin Hess
    Chris Brown and Clayton Stassart put together a great sledding film. The main theme of the movie is getting big air, either by dropping of huge cliffs
  • Danger Zone 3: Produced by Addiction Productions, an Extreme Team Film

    December 03, 2008 Feature Devin Hess
    The awesome riders of the Extreme Team are back, plus a few more in Danger Zone 3. The Extreme Team riders continue to push the envelope with incredib
  • Evolution Produced by 509 Films: A Tom Delanoy Film

    December 02, 2008 Feature
    Evolution is a process of change and the natural selection of the best changes. The film's "Evolution" logo portrays the back country snowmobiler as t
  • Breath Easy: Examining underhood heat and ventilation

    December 01, 2008 Feature
    Your snowmobile's engine, exhaust, clutches and brake system are all sources of underhood heat. Left unchecked, that heat can cause problems in the sl
  • What's Your Excuse?

    December 01, 2008 Feature
    I like getting stuck. No, really I do. See, getting stuck usually happens for one of two reasons for me. The first is that I was faced with that split