First Thoughts On New Helmet, Goggles, Boots & Gloves


By Andy Swanson, Managing Editor
December 30, 2015

So far this snowmobile season, I’ve been on four separate day trips. In addition to breaking in four 2016 SG demo sleds, I’ve had the chance to try out some new snowmobile apparel from Fly Racing, Triple 9 Optics, Tobe and Klim. Here are some initial impressions on some of the new gear I’ve worn... Read more »

Klim Opens Expanded Company Headquarters

December 4, 2015

Business growth meant that snowmobile and off-road apparel maker Klim needed a larger headquarters for its Idaho-based workforce. Here is a press release from Klim about the company’s expanded facility that opened this week. RIGBY, Idaho (November 30, 2015) – Klim Technical Riding Gear announced... Read more »

Chris Burandt, Klim Partner Up

May 1, 2015

Backcountry hero Chris Burandt puts on his pants like any other snowmobiler, but he’ll be wearing all new pants – and jackets, gloves, boots and mid-layers – next winter after riding for many years in Slednecks apparel. Here’s a press release from the Idaho-based clothing company about the... Read more »

Big East Blog: A Friday Night Madhouse!

The lineup to enter the show

October 1, 2010

  A sure sign of brisk sales… we were 90 minutes into the 17th annual Big East Snowmobile Show here in Syracuse, New York, when we ran out of one-dollar bills. We thought starting out with a cool 50 would be a good, but our special rate here at the show is an odd number, and everybody is paying with... Read more »

Klim USA

September 4, 2009

“More than 800 bucks for snowmobile riding gear! Are you nuts!?” That might be your reaction to the Valdez Parka ($419.99) and Togowotee Bib ($399.99) package, but if you demand comfort and dryness, Klim is the way to go. I wore the parka and bibs last season in conditions ranging from chilly, dead-of-winter... Read more »

Klim USA PowerXross Gloves

December 14, 2006

One of the coolest features of the Klim PowerXross glove is its squeegee integrated on the left index finger. Ice, sleet, snow and ice that tried to collect on my goggles were no match when I swiped it away. I wore the PowerXross gloves in varied conditions from minus 10 degrees to 20 degrees F. Its... Read more »

Klim Klimate Jacket

August 21, 2006

Klim, sent us its new insulated jacket. Not only that, but we got it at the end of the season — just in time for warm- weather riding. We tested the jacket in temps near and above the freezing level, but were pleasantly surprised that it seemed to regulate the body’s temperature quite nicely. It’s... Read more »

Klim releases new Adrenaline Boot

August 10, 2006

Rigby, ID (June 12, 2006)-Whether you live to bust up fresh powder all day long, pound out a 300 mile day or just ride casually through winter’s beauty, you’ll do it with warm and dry feet in Klim’s new Adrenaline Boot. The Adrenaline Boot is the only boot on the market with a GORE-TEX... Read more »