Blogs

    Posted 3 months ago by AmSnow
    Toby Shepherd paid tribute to his late father, David Shepherd, at the Jackson Hole Hillclimb by taking David's SLP powered, naturally aspirated, 700 mod over the top. The snowmobile was hand built by David and was the last sled he rode at Jackson...
    Posted 3 months ago by AmSnow
    Polaris will showcase its RZR vehicles in the United Arab Emirates, March 28-29. Camp RZR UAE will take place March 28 through March 29, 2014 in Dubai, UAE. The United Arab Emirates is home to some of the world’s best sand dunes, making it the perfect...
    Posted 3 months ago by AmSnow
    Backcountry snowmobiler and FXR racer, Brandy Floyd, snowmobiled March 22-23 with the FXR team in Swan Valley, Idaho. The group was made up of Floyd, Jen Prusa, Jeff Fischer, Josh Roth and Bret Rasmussen. "The conditions were great in the shade...
    Posted 3 months ago by AmSnow
    International Engineering & Manufacturing, Inc. manufacturer of Woody’s traction products will be recognized as one of the 2014 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch,” on May, 6, 2014 at the Breslin Center in Lansing, Mich. “Our...
    Posted 3 months ago by AmSnow
    Gavin Balls and his 2015 SR Viper M-TX won the Improved Stock 700. Just two weeks prior, Gavin and the SRViper M-TX did what many thought was impossible, finishing on the podium in second place in Pinedale. Turns out that was just a precursor to what...
    Posted 3 months ago by AmSnow
    Polaris snowmobile hillclimbers won 10 of 12 Pro class titles, including all four Stock and all four Mod classes, and won all four Pro King of the Hill titles at the 39th annual Jackson Hole World Championship Snowmobile Hillclimb. Polaris racer David...
    Posted 3 months ago by AmSnow
    At the Jackson Hole Hillclimb, Polaris honored Raysha Gladfelder's memory by auctioning off a 2015 PRO-RMK 155 Limited Edition Pink Ribbon Riders snowmobile. All proceeds from the auction will go to the Raysha Gladfelder Nielsen Memorial Fund, a fund...
    Posted 3 months ago by AmSnow
    In the “2014 Powder Eval” story (Spring 2014, p. 25) American Snowmobiler rated five 2014 mountain sleds in the areas of weight, handling and hillclimb ability. Ski-Doo’s Summit 800 SP 154 was incorrectly credited with fourth place in...
    Posted 4 months ago by AmSnow
    Keith Curtis won the King of Kings at the Jackson Hole Hillclimb in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Also, Curtis took first place in every event entered. He won Stock King, Mod King, 600 Stock, 800 Stock, 800 Mod, 1000 Stock, 1000 Mod, 600 Stock and 600 Mod. ...
    Posted 4 months ago by AmSnow
    Backcountry snowmobiler and FXR racer, Brandy Floyd, attended the Yakima Ski Bender's Lil Ladies Ride March 15-16 in Yakima, Wash. "We had 6 young ladies show up for each day. 13 and under Saturday, 14 and over on Sunday. The Lil' Ladies...
    Posted 4 months ago by AmSnow
    More control, precise handling and a smoother ride. Yes, I’ll take all of that! Find out just how one manufacturer is trying to deliver it right here! There’s been no lack of techy innovations for MY2015. We’ve got new suspensions, chassis...
    Posted 4 months ago by AmSnow
    The Helena National Forest Service proposed a new motorized travel plan that would increase access for snowmobilers in Montana, according to HelenAir.com. The Forest Service released a draft environmental impact statement for the Divide Travel Area with...
    Posted 4 months ago by AmSnow
    Season Points Results Pro 600 Pos Number Name Brand Total Points 1 12J Josh Gessinger Arctic Cat 166 2 711 Robin Deschesnes Arctic Cat 126 3 11 Heath Bell Arctic Cat 96 4 12 Roger Paradise Ski Doo 92 5 321 Joe Pelletier Arctic Cat 88 6 37 Dave Larose...
    Posted 4 months ago by AmSnow
    New York 100 Results Pro 600 Pos Number Name Brand From 1 12 Roger Paradise Ski Doo Glenburn, ME 2 37 Dave Larose Ski Doo Kingsbury, NY 3 14 Lyle Kares Ski Doo Hellertown, PA 4 802 Michael Ewaschuk Yamaha Vershire, VT DNF 12J Josh Gessinger Arctic Cat...
    Posted 4 months ago by AmSnow
    Marshall Distributing will continue to be the exclusive supplier of Coldwave snowmobile apparel in the United States. The 2014-15 line of snowmobile apparel is now being offered to dealers. “The current, new line of Coldwave is streamlined for 2014...
    Posted 4 months ago by AmSnow
    AmSnow Western Editor, Stephen Clark, had a chance to throw a leg over the 2015 Yamaha Viper M-TX. Here’s his take on his first ride. Mountain terrain has been long-ruled by the 2-stroke engine, and there’s no doubt creating a 4-stroke mountain...
    Posted 4 months ago by AmSnow
    ISOC wrapped up its 2013-’14 AMSOIL Championship Snocross season with the annual year-end banquet at the famed Grand Geneva Resort & Spa. The Fan Favorite (as voted on ISOCRacing.com and ISOC’s Facebook page) award went to Monster Energy...
    Posted 4 months ago by AmSnow
    A bill requiring stickers on all snowmobiles on Wisconsin state trails has passed the state Senate. The bill is headed to Gov. Scott Walker for his signature, according to FDLReporter.com. The bill was authored by Rep. Mary Czaja and Sen. Rick Gudex...
    Posted 4 months ago by AmSnow
    Corin Todd swept his qualifying rounds at Lake Geneva's ISOC Grand Finale and finished on the podium in third place to secure the first Pro Lite national championship for both himself and the team. Todd held a 10 point advantage coming into the weekend...
    Posted 4 months ago by AmSnow
    It’s no secret that Minnesota’s Brainerd Lakes Area has long been a favorite riding destination for decades, but check out the secret eats we found on the Lake Country trails! Although warm temps and quickly deteriorating conditions made...
    Posted 4 months ago by AmSnow
    "This could be called the Lake Geneva Shuffle," said Carly Aplin, ISOC's announcer, as a racer chased his sled down the first hill on Saturday at the Grand Finale at Grand Geneva in Lake Geneva, Wis. The new layout actually felt like...
    Posted 4 months ago by AmSnow
    Tucker Hibbert won Nielsen Enterprises Grand Finale on Sunday in Lake Geneva, Wis. And winning the final Pro Lite main event of the season was Andrew Carlson (Carlson Motorsports/Polaris), followed in 3rd place today by Corin Todd (Leighton Motorsports...
    Posted 4 months ago by AmSnow
    After finishing the snocross season with three wins at the ISOC Grand Finale in Lake Geneva, Wisc., Tucker Hibbert is planning his motocross summer season. Hibbert clinched the 2014 ISOC Pro Open Championship Friday night with an exciting come-from-behind...
    Posted 4 months ago by AmSnow
    With the Pro Open overall point championship decided on Friday night, Tucker captured his second-straight win at Lake Geneva in the Pro Open class. Pro Lite High drama at Lake Geneva in the Pro Lites on Saturday as both the point leader, Corin Todd (Leighton...
    Posted 4 months ago by AmSnow
    Heading into Friday night’s Grand Finale, Tucker Hibbert (Monster Energy/Arctic Cat) would wrap up the season championship. And Hibbert would do so before the main event was even run. Powering to a 1st and 2nd place finish in his qualifying races...