Day one of Snow Shoot was Tech session day. We visited all four manufactures, signed their waivers and learned all about what’s new for 2012. Arctic Cat stole the show by delivering a whole new line-up. This exciting line for 2012 will definitely make you look twice and consider buying. In the stream of things
For the first time ever Maxsled joined the Pink Ribbon Riders for the Wyoming snowmobile guided tour. The event was located at beautiful Togwotee Mountain Lodge just outside Moran, Wyoming. This event was full of people proud to sponsor such a worthwhile cause and their generosity revealed their overflowing hearts of gold. There were thousands
–Contributed by Selena Estes of Woodland, Washington.– Dear friends, I am writing on behalf of my husband and four of his good friends. Three weeks ago he and his riding buddies experienced what every rider fears the most; an avalanche. Winter came late to the Pacific Northwest but when it did it dropped a ton
If you tuned in last year for my rider journal from Snow Shoot 2011 you will remember that the snow conditions in West Yellowstone, Mt were less than optimum. So this year, when Snow Shoot 2012 was scheduled for West Yellowstone again I was hoping for better conditions. I really like the West Yellowstone and
I approach my Snow Shoot Rider’s Report by covering the models that stand out in each segment rather than going brand-by-brand. Each manufacturer approaches these segments in their own way, so I’ll do my best to fit the models in the correct category. I will cover Sport/Trail, Crossover and Touring. I’ll mention the Mountain segment
Each year, Max Sled writes our Snow Shoot Rider’s Reports to give our readers some insight into what the snowmobile manufacturers have to offer the coming season. Each manufacturer has great machines to offer with technology and durability so much more advanced than even five years ago. Snowmobiles are made to last longer, go faster,
Our final day at Snow Shoot 2012 was with all the Crossover snowmobiles from Arctic Cat, Polaris, Ski-Doo and Yamaha. The longer-track, trail sleds is one of the fastest growing segments of snowmobiling. Here is a video of the staging area this morning before taking off to ride: A couple of photos during our ride:
Our third day at Snow Shoot was filled with mountain riding. We rode the 2012 sleds from Arctic Cat, Polaris, Ski-Doo and Yamaha. At 8400 feet, the weather was beautiful and a great day for riding.
Today was our day for the 2012 trail performance sleds. This morning we rode the 600 class snowmobiles and this afternoon we rode the 800 class machines. The new rMotion rear suspension from Ski-Doo works precisely as it should. 2102
This morning we rode all the 2012 touring sleds and rode entry level trail sleds this afternoon. The weather is 20 degrees and sunny. Stay posted for more updates and exclusive video on all the hot models.