Life is the Adventure!

By Dave Norona, Ski-Doo Backcountry Expert


I have a motto which I’ve used my entire life: “Life is the Adventure”! I use this term when life is up or down and this winter, for most, it has been down. We have these awesome new Ski-Doo Summit sleds sitting in our garage, and Mother Nature has decided to play a little trick on us. Some snow here, then some rain, and finally rising temperatures; it can be frustrating to say the least! After all, you didn’t purchase that wicked ride to sit on it in your garage!

Read on for how I get through these tough times…

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Day in the Life of Ski-Doo Backcountry Experts


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We are proud to have great people representing us as Ski-Doo Backcountry Experts. They’re not just leaders in backcountry riding, but they’re great ambassadors for our values and for the sport as a whole. You know a lot about what they do on snowmobiles – but what is their typical day like?  Watch these videos capturing a “Day in the Life” of Bret Rasmussen, Carl Kuster, Rob Alford and Ashley Chaffin.

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Mercier: Dealing with Your Snow Anxiety

By Jeremy Mercier, Ski-Doo Backcountry Expert

Mercier carvingI’m usually the most tired the morning of a big powder day. Reason being is I can’t sleep a wink if I know its going to snow. And of course I’m always wondering at 2am where its going to be the deepest…

So I now have this routine where I use a few of the many online resources to target deep powder adventures.

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Norona: Ski-Doo Revy One-Piece Suit [VIDEO]

Dave Norona takes you through the features of the Ski-Doo Revy One-Piece Suit, and his impressions at mid-season.  Click here to learn more/buy.

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Scoping Zones in Early Season

By Jeremy Mercier, Ski-Doo Backcountry Expert

This time of year can be brutal for us snowmobilers. Just enough snow to tease us but not enough to ride. I like to take advantage of this time to get into shape and explore new zones on foot before the real snow arrives.

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Rob Alford is a powder riding legend.  He’s one of the first sled film stars and became known for his ultra smooth smooth style and ability to go big – and doing it on Ski-Doo snowmobiles from the start. We’re proud to have him as one of our Backcountry Experts.  What’s a winter day like for Rob?  And what tips does he have for snowmobilers like you?  Take a watch…

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How Ski-Doo Backcountry Experts are Preparing for the Season


We are in those last days where everyone out West knows the snow is coming.  So what have our Backcountry Experts been doing to get ready?  Here’s what’s been going on with Rob Alford, Ashley Chaffin, Jeremy Mercier, Dave Norona and Jay Mentaberry.

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Day in the Life and Tips from Bret Rasmussen [VIDEO]

We spent a few days riding with mountain snowmobiling legend Bret Rasmussen as part of our Backcountry Expert video series. We’ve got some great riding tips for you, plus a glimpse into what a day is like for the man behind Ride Rasmussen style.

Click through for more videos.

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Day in the Life of Ashley Chaffin and Tips [VIDEO]

What’s it like being the most high profile extreme woman snowmobilers? Find out in our Backcountry Expert video series with Alaska’s Ashley Chaffin. Spend a day with her, and get more tips on being the best rider you can be.

Click for more tip videos.

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Why To Buy a Summit SP

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You’re a mountain rider. You want a sled that’s the best.  You want the mountain sled that more riders bought with their hard-earned money than any other last year.

You want a Ski-Doo Summit SP.  Here’s why:

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