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We are in blue river/valemount mostly, would like to make another trip to revy this year though.
Ive posted this in alot of the other threads about sled skiing but I'll try and pass on all of the things we have learnt in the last 6 years so that you dont have to endure some of the shitty things about sled skiing.
First, A fanatastic rack is essential, get it setup perfectly, I have heard alot of good things about CFR's think they are about $300. If not (not trying to sound like a salesman haha) I can build you one of ours for $200 (pretty much material costs) we have been using/perfecting them for 6years (mostly on Polaris's) and have never had one break, they are light weight (alluminum), you can sled all day and not even notice your skis, skis are nice and tight so its easy to get you're sled unstuck with them on (you will get stuck haha).
Second, Get a 55L rafting bag from mec ($20) the ones that fold over and seal. Get a cheap duffel bag that it will fit in. Now take the liners out of your ski boots and put them into your winter boots, put your shells in the rafting bag (along with everything you dont want in your backpack) and strap it to your tunnel. (It all fits perfectly with our racks haha). I just put my entire boot and liner in the bag, the tunnel will keep them warm. Swap them out when you get to where youre skiing. Sledding in ski boots is fucking retarded.
Third, I may need to get some pics up when im not at work to explain this. Get a mountain bike inner tube from MEC ($5) and a good carribeaner. Tie a loop knot in the rope about 4ft from the end, take the inner tube and fold it in half and wrap it around your waist, connect the loops with the carribeaner. Loop the 4ft tail through the carribeaner and back around the loop knot, hold the end. Tie the other end to the sled, great for towwing setup, let go of the the tail when shit goes sideways and it should unwrap from the loop and carribeaner.
It all depends on how you do it. Its about $40 for a tank of gas and about $10 for oil. If you double you can split that or make your friend pay for the fuel if its your sled. Some places charge trail fees if they groom $15 but there are lots of places that aren't groomed. the truck gas is usually where it starts to get pricey, especially with a trailer. Also fixing the sled gets steep as well, I had to rebuild my motor for $2500.
So worth it though.