• Clean Snowmobile Challenge On Track For March

    February 29, 2012 News
    Seventeen green machines are coming to snow-white Upper Michigan March 5-10 for the 13th annual SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge, held at Michigan Techn
  • 2012 Clean Snowmobile Challenge Record number of teams expected to compete

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    A record number of teams are expected to participate in the SAE 2012 Snowmobile Challenge, sponsored by the snowmobile manufacturers along with other
  • 50 Years of Arctic Cat DVD/Book

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    The story of Arctic Cat's 50 years is told through a combination of classic race and company footage mixed with photographs and interviews from legend
  • Another Caribou-ndoggle

    February 28, 2012 News
    The caribou looked like dogs.
  • Arctiva Evaporator Base Layer

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    A smart way to start any kind of layering is with a good base and the Evaporator Base Layer Jersey, Pants and Socks are the first layer in Arctiva's l
  • Back To The Basics

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog Amber Holt
    Have you ever wondered why some sleds are easier to ride than others?
  • Brite Lites Long LED Trailer Strips

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    A new and simple interior trailer lighting option is now available in a low power and super bright long LED strip light.
  • BRP New Base Layers

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    BRP has updated its base layer line of winter wear to offer everyone the right clothing for their style of riding, from an ultra active mountain rider
  • C3 PowerSports SyncroDrive

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    C3 PowerSports' new SyncroDrive system allows you to convert the stock chain drive on your sled to a lightweight belt drive system.
  • Carver Performance Launches New Website

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    Carver Performance has launched an all-new website.
  • E-Tec Turbo Kit

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    The BoonDocker turbo kit for the Ski-Doo E-Tec 800 R is now available.
  • Eco-Friendly Cleaner/ Degreaser

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    The unique formula of eco-friendly Oil Eater Original cleaner/degreaser quickly and easily dissolves oil, grease and grime from engines, tools, concre
  • High Torque Series Gears

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    The planetary, sun and ring gears have been redesigned to take the thrust load away from the thrust washers of the planetary cage, which was a weak po
  • IsoVibe SX Reduces Vibration

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    The IsoVibe SX absorbs shock and vibration by isolating your bars from the steering post with specially designed polyurethane bushings.
  • Klim Alpine Parka, Bib

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    The most technically advanced women's outer shell on the snow is here.
  • Nextech Tunnel Stiffener

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    Nextech has new tunnel stiffeners made of composite materials.
  • Polaris Pro Tunnels

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    Built by Power Addiction Racing, these tunnels are a solution to the weak running boards on the Polaris Pros.
  • Polaris To Sponsor Iron Dog Ambassador Team

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    For a second straight year, Polaris will sponsor a team of Iron Dog Ambassadors who will ride the route of the legendary Iron Dog snowmobile race acro
  • Road Hog Jacket

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    Designed to look great now and five years down the trail, the new men's Road Hog Jacket from Drift Racing delivers high performance features at a grea
  • Runnin' On Empty: In Need of a Ride

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog LANE LINDSTROM
    I don't know about you but there have been times that I've needed to snowmobile.
  • Ski-Doo Advanced Tec Helium 30 Jacket, Highpants

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    All the major snowmobile manufacturers have their own line of snowmobile clothing and you definitely see sledders wearing clothing representing their
  • Sletten Buys Into Bucky's Outdoors: Now part owner with Gary Neely

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    Long-time employee Sandy Sletten has purchased 20 percent of the Polaris dealership he has worked at for the past 15 years, Bucky's Outdoors in Pineda
  • Snobunje Hand Guards

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    Most new sleds don't offer much in the way of hand protection.
  • Snow Show Favorites

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    In snowmobiling there is the social side where we like to ride with our family and friends and then there is what we'll call the product side.
  • SnoWest Builds the Ultimate: 2012 Ski-Doo E-Tec 800R Summit X

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog Ryan Harris
    This year's SnoWest project sled has been a long time coming.
  • Snowmobile Belt Installation Tips

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    The belt on your snowmobile is an integral part of the drive system and can dramatically affect how the sled performs and feels.
  • Snowmobile Hall Of Fame Announces 2012 Inductees

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    The board of the Snowmobile Hall of Fame (SHOF) has announced the 2012 inductees who will be enshrined Feb. 18, 2012.
  • Snowmobile Program Seeks Grant

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    A the request of the Idaho City Snowmobile Program, the Boise County Commission will apply for a grant from the Off Road Motor Vehicle Fund to constru
  • Sure Grip Traction Strips

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    Sure Grip Traction Strips are an affordable way to improve traction and add more stability to your sled or ATV.
  • Team Clutch Polaris

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    This information was supplied by Jason Koskela, product development and testing coordinator for Team Industries.
  • Team SKI-DOO Clutch

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    The following information was provided by Jason Koskela, product development and testing coordinator for Team Industries.
  • Wyoming's Sublette County: Great Riding in Every Corner of the County

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog LANE LINDSTROM
    We wouldn't exactly make the claim that the snowmobiling in Wyoming's Sublette County is an island unto itself, but if you were stranded . it wouldn't
  • Yamaha Launches Facebook Page

    February 28, 2012 Published in the February 2012 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A. has launched its official Yamaha Snowmobiles, U.S.A. page on Facebook recently.
  • Pro AMA Superbike Racer Josh Herrin Goes From Pavement To Powder

    February 27, 2012 News
    Yamaha Pro AMA Superbike racing rider Josh Herrin and his younger brother Zach ventured to Idaho and western Wyoming in January to ride snowmobiles. J
  • Project MLC [Mid-Life Crisis]: Mid-Season Report, Part II

    February 26, 2012 Published in the February 2011 issue Feature Ryan Harris
    Project Mid-Life Crisis is exceeding our expectations as a means of escaping the reality of adulthood.
  • National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic Includes Snowmobiling

    February 24, 2012 News
    Snowmobiling at the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic, held every year in Snowmass, CO, introduces military veterans to an activity that
  • Next Morning Pain: Steve's Blog Feb 25th

    February 23, 2012 White Out & Wide Open—The Blog Steve Janes
  • Night Riding: Ryan's Blog Feb 23rd

    February 23, 2012 White Out & Wide Open—The Blog Ryan Harris
  • Polaris Remembers Long-Time Snowmobile Racing Coordinator Bill Rader, Age 54

    February 23, 2012 News
    Medina, MN - Bill Rader, the long-time racing coordinator for the Polaris snowmobile race program passed away Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, after a courageou
  • SnoWest Newsletter - February 23rd

    February 23, 2012 White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
  • Ski-Doo U: Technical Mountain Riding Tips

    February 22, 2012 News
    This is the first in a series of videos to help make you a better rider and to enjoy your Ski-Doo snowmobile to the fullest. Ski-Doo Freeride Ambassad
  • Cable Willford Blog - RMSHA Race At Bear Lake, ID

    February 21, 2012 News, Yamaha
    This blog is a lot like my marriage. Lane (Lindstrom, SnoWest Magazine editor) made sure I was on board with it in good times and in bad, for better o
  • We Ride The 2013 Ski-Doo Summit 800R XM

    February 19, 2012 News, Ski-Doo
    It's been a long month for us. You know how it is. You know something but you can't say anything to anyone about it for a while.
  • Yamaha Goes Hillclimbing-On The Pro RMSHA Circuit

    February 17, 2012 News
    The first RMSHA race of the year is finally here! Bear Lake, ID, offers a challenging hill with plenty of steep off camber turns. Deep ruts and big ho
  • Easy Ethanol Test: Ryan's Blog Feb 16th

    February 16, 2012 White Out & Wide Open—The Blog Ryan Harris
  • Fine Line: Steve's Blog Feb 16th

    February 16, 2012 White Out & Wide Open—The Blog Steve Janes
  • Idaho Snowmobile Show Video

    February 16, 2012 News
    Here is some footage taken by Blake Allen of PowerSports Adventures of the Idaho Snowmobile Show late last fall.
  • Friends Of The Payette Avalanche Center Annual Fund Raiser Is Next Week

    February 15, 2012 News
    The Friends of the Payette Avalanche Center Annual Fund Raiser is Saturday, Feb. 25 from 6-10 p.m. at Foresters in McCall, ID. There will be a silent
  • Christian Brothers Racing To Give Away Seven Arctic Cat Z120 Snowmobiles This Winter

    February 14, 2012 News
    Fertile, Minn. - Seven lucky kids will leave the snowmobile races this winter with a new Arctic Cat Z120 snowmobile courtesy of Arctic Cat and Christi
  • Red Wings Teammates Give Tomas Holmstrom Snowmobile For Milestone Game

    February 13, 2012 News
    Tomas Holmstrom wasn't sure what was going on at the end of practice recently when the doors to the Zamboni entrance opened while the players were sti
  • Polaris Announces Early Release Of 800 Pro RMK 155: Best selling sled in the mountains just got lighter: weighs just 417 lbs.

    February 10, 2012 News
    Medina, MN - The very definition of Terrain Domination in the 2013 Polaris snowmobile lineup is the undisputed king of the mountain, the strong and in
  • Whistler Says No To Snowmobiles At Winter X Games 2013

    February 09, 2012 News
    Since 2011, city officials from across the globe have been falling over themselves in an attempt to woo X Games officials to select their city as host
  • Arctic Cat Recalls Snowmobiles Due To Crash Hazard

    February 08, 2012 News, Arctic Cat
    The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the Arctic Cat in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product
  • Ski-Doo Spring Tour

    February 07, 2012 News, Ski-Doo
    We didn't have Ski-Doo's Spring Tour dates by the time we went to the printer with the March issue of SnoWest Magazine but since have received them an
  • Weird Crime Of The Week: Snowmobile's Unique Tracks Lead Deputies To Scrap Stealers

    February 06, 2012 News
    The skinny: Unique snowmobile tracks lead Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies to two men accused of stealing scrap metal from a storage building in M
  • Arctic Cat, Monster Energy Join Forces In Snowmobile Giveaway: Grand prize winner receives Tucker Hibbert replica

    February 04, 2012 News, Arctic Cat
    Thief River Falls, Minn. - Arctic Cat has teamed up with Monster Energy to promote a giveaway involving one of the snowmobile industry's greatest raci
  • Cardo Systems Awards scala rider G4 PowerSet For Snowmobiles, Cash Grants To Three Snowmobile Clubs

    February 03, 2012 News
    Cardo Systems, the world's market leader in wireless Bluetooth communications for helmet headsets, announced that the company has awarded a snowmobile
  • 6th Annual Hawkfest Heads To Cooke City

    February 02, 2012 News
    The 6th annual Hawkfest, a one ski festival, heads to Cooke City for its annual get together. The event is scheduled for Feb. 17-21.
  • SnoWest Newsletter - February 2nd

    February 02, 2012 White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    Even though it may have taken Old Man Winter a while to get here, it's been nice to finally be able to get out on the snow without worrying about rock
  • SnoWest Ryan Harris Blog - Feb. 2nd: Deep Powder at Last!

    February 02, 2012 White Out & Wide Open—The Blog Ryan Harris
  • SnoWest Steve Janes Blog - Feb. 2nd: Riding Into Shape

    February 02, 2012 White Out & Wide Open—The Blog Steve Janes
  • SnoWest's 2012 Deep Powder Challenge Teaser

    February 01, 2012 News
    Which of the mountain 800 sleds was King of the Mountain this year in SnoWest Magazine's annual Deep Powder Challenge? We could tell you right now but