2019 Polaris INDY XC 129″
Ever since Polaris came out with the beaver-tail 120” RUSH in 2010 and then the longer Switchback 137” models, we have wondered if they would ever go back to a traditional tunnel for their high-performance trail sleds. Polaris had an ideal chance to do so with the introduction of... Read more
The Life and Times of the Two-Stroke Triple
For several decades the ultimate high performance snowmobile was powered by a three-cylinder two-stroke engine. The 120-degree firing sequence of a triple is sexy and very addictive. For many snowmobilers there is no better sound on the planet than that of a triple-piped three-cylinder two-stroke engine singing at high... Read more
2019 Ski-Doo Renegade Enduro – New Model Preview
Let’s think back a few years in the Ski-Doo line-up, back to the time when the GSX was the luxury trail sled from Ski-Doo. Yep, GSX. Kind of an MX Z or Renegade but with a taller windshield, smoother suspension, maybe even a set of mirrors or heated seat.... Read more
2019 Arctic Cat M6000 ALPHA ONE / New Model Preview
Before the 2019 Arctic Cat M 8000 Alpha One has even hit the snow, Arctic Cat is coming right back at us while the momentum is high with their next sled to feature the revolutionary monorail rear suspension. This time it is an even lighter and more agile version;... Read more
Last Minute Gift Idea!  SnowTech Magazine Gift Subscription
There’s still time to get the perfect gift for the snowmobiler on your list!  Order a SnowTech gift subscription by December 23rd and we’ll email you a gift letter that you can print out and give.   Simply click the link below to get started.   You will first elect the... Read more
2019 POLARIS 850 PATRIOT: An In-Depth Technical Preview
For 2019 Polaris is introducing the all-new 850 Patriot, the most powerful snowmobile engine ever built by Polaris. It was available exclusively on select SnowCheck models and built with pride in the USA. The 850 Patriot builds on the legendary 25-year heritage of Polaris Liberty engines and creates an... Read more
Video: 2019 Polaris 850 PRO-RMK 163″ Day 2 Mountain Ride
SnowTech Western Editor Dustin Pancheri details his day 2 Mountain ride on the 2019 Polaris 850 PRO-RMK 163″. Read more
1,500 Mile Test Report- 2018 Polaris Switchback XCR
The Switchback XCR is advertised by Polaris for extreme performance riders that need to dominate tough terrain at high speeds. Last winter we had the 800 version in our fleet so we could pound 1500 miles out of this sled to see if it lived up to Polaris’s advertising... Read more
Trek To Moosonee
In early December of 2017 I received a text from a college buddy that I hadn’t spoken to in a while. He said he was starting to make plans for a trip to Moosonee, Ontario in February or March 2018 and wanted to know if I was interested in... Read more
Video: 2019 Ski-Doo Freeride 850 E-TEC 165″ – Break in ride, Day 1
SnowTech Western Editor Dustin Pancheri talks about the 2019 Ski-Doo Freeride 850 E-TEC 165″ after a first day break in ride. Read more