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Used Sled Shopper: 2012 Polaris 600 Rush Pro-R

2012 Polaris 600 Rush Pro-R

By John Prusak, Editor/Publisher
April 29, 2016

If you’re looking for value on the used market, here’s a tip: Know more about the sled you’re considering buying than the common snowmobiler. Case in point would be the 2012 Polaris 600 Rush Pro-R. The unique Pro-Ride platform that was the base for the original Rush – including the funky looking... Read more »

Used Sled Shopper: 1997 Arctic Cat ZR 580 EFI

1997 Artic Cat ZR 580 EFI.

By Andy Swanson, Managing Editor
April 28, 2016

In most eras, there are certain snowmobiles that have panache and a major cool factor that gives those machines timeless appeal. One legend from the booming late-1990s is the 1997 Arctic Cat ZR 580 EFI. 1997 Arctic Cat ZR 580 EFI Fitted with a bright green hood and seat, and adorned with waving checkered... Read more »

Snow Goer January 1974: Snowmobiling To The Grand Canyon & A 12 Brand Comparo

1974 snowmobile magazine

By John Prusak, Editor/Publisher
April 21, 2016

The date on the cover says January 1974, which in magazine speak means this issue of Snow Goer magazine was produced in the fall of 1973. Those old enough to remember know that this was in the heart of the first major downturn of the snowmobile market, and that is reflected in the magazine – it’s... Read more »

A Different Kind Of Snowmobile, Deployed To Reach The North Pole

Polaris Rampage snowmobile

By John Prusak, Editor/Publisher
April 18, 2016

No specs have been released on the Polaris Rampage defense vehicle, but it clearly isn’t aimed at trail riding! So, you might think you’ve ridden some kick-butt, take-no-prisoners snowmobiles over the years, but Polaris today shared photos of an over-the-snow vehicle that could squash for... Read more »

10 Tips For Backcountry Avalanche Beacon Use By Snowmobilers

backcountry Tylers

By John Prusak, Editor/Publisher
April 8, 2016

While the snowmobile season has wrapped up in much of the flatlands, there are still a month of riding or more in many high-country locations. That’s exciting news, but riders must act with caution whenever responding to the call of the mountains –  like getting the proper equipment and training... Read more »

2015-16 Snowmobile Season Review In Pictures


By Andy Swanson, Managing Editor
April 5, 2016

  Last week I wrote that my snowmobile riding season has probably come to an end, unless I make my way to the West in the near future. Every season I mark on a calendar to keep track of the number of days and miles I ride. The tally for the winter of 2015-16 is 28 days and 3,422 miles, which... Read more »

One Snowmobiler’s Thoughts Heading Into The First April Weekend


By Andy Swanson, Managing Editor
April 1, 2016

Happy April 1! I hadn’t been tricked by an April Fools Day joke until my co-worker Becca, who’s the art director of Snow Goer magazine, told me that Hillary Clinton had been indicted today. “So now what?” I said, but she just smiled and laughed. Other April Foolery I heard today includes: an... Read more »

Press Release: Keith Curtis Wins Stock King Title At Jackson

Keith Curtis

PRESS RELEASE from Polaris
March 30, 2016

Polaris stock class riders won every Stock class at the annual World Championship Hillclimb in Jackson, Wyoming. Here is a press release from Polaris about the riders’ success there last weekend.   Keith Curtis makes a run up Snow King mountain at the 2016 World Championship Snowmobile Hillclimb... Read more »

Press Release: Kyle Tapio Wins King Of Kings Title At Jackson


PRESS RELEASE from Arctic Cat
March 30, 2016

Team Arctic hillclimb racer Kyle Tapio won the King Of Kings title at the annual World Championship Hillclimb in Jackson, Wyoming. Here is a press release from Arctic Cat about the the team’s success at Jackson.   Russ Tapio (L) and Kyle Tapio (R) at the World Championship Hillclimb in Jackson,... Read more »

Arctic Cat Announces New Snowmobile Division V.P.


March 29, 2016

Changes within the corporate walls of Arctic Cat were announced today for the company’s legacy division. Brad Darling is out as V.P. and general manager of snowmobiles, replaced by Eric Nelson. Darling worked for Arctic Cat since 2000 when he was a district sales manager, according to his LinkedIn... Read more »

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