December 2018

American Snowmobiler magazine is North America's leading magazine for snowmobile enthusiasts helping readers get the most out of this popular family sport. Each issue offers exciting coverage of new snowmobiles, accessories, tech tips, travel destinations, races and events, and is written by the top writers in the snowmobile field.


West Report
| Page 22
This special edition of our West Report features three of the latest and greatest mountain beasts.
The 29th annual AmSnow Super Sled Shootout in Martin, MI. The weather was pleasant and the sleds were mean!
Tow Jam
| Page 48
Trailer hauling tips for newbies, but reminders never hurt seasoned vets either!

Long Term Tests

Must-try! We’ve been saying it since the Sidewinder came out, but you simply NEED
to try one!
Titan XC
| Page 20
Way too much fun for utility! This sled has a footprint of 3100 square inches! Almost 800 more than a standard 155-inch mountain sled! Even with that footprint it’s still a blast!

Regular Reads

Boncher says goodbye in his final editor's note.
Where We Ride
| Page 62
Mike Carr has logged more than 60,000 snowmobile miles in 21 states and provinces, including his home state of Wisconsin. Every winter, he expands his riding horizons.
Tech Notes
| Page 44
Our tech expert Olav Aaen breaks down the game-changing monorail design of the new Alpha One from Arctic Cat.
Avalanche education expert Mike Duffy shines the light on proper safety training and tools for avalanche safety in the mountains.
Guest contributor Ryan Hawkins takes us on another adventure through scenic Ontario.
| Page 66
Our very own treasure, Les Pinz, dives deep into a rare sled yet again in another edition of his famous Back Tracks.
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