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Old 02-27-2011, 04:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Best Woman's sled?

Hey All,
I am looking for suggestions for the best sled for a woman. Am finding many sleds don't "fit" me and are so heavy I can't get myself out when stuck. I want to be able to ride without my man and know that I can get myself unstuck! I would appreciate your suggestions.
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Old 02-27-2011, 04:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
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What does "your man" ride?
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Old 02-27-2011, 04:48 PM   #3 (permalink)
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That is the tough thing about getting stuck. You not only fight the weight of the sled, you have all the snow in the skid and footboards to lift as well. Some of the lightest sleds out there have some pretty long tracks and can be more heavy with all the added snow. Not sure how much deep snow riding you do, but you could consider a sno jack or similar system.

Do you ride mountains or just hop off trail sometimes?
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Old 02-27-2011, 04:50 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Im not trying to be biased at all but most of my buds GF ride F6's or either REV 600's their BF's ride other brands. (Rev's,IQ's, Yammys) Most of the girls are around 5'5 and 100 some pounds. Easy for them to start, plus they can tug them around pretty good. I would look for reverse though if you can...Heck I wish mine had reverse sometimes.

My other bud has a 06 Switchback and that thing is good if you keep going but if you sink it....You might as well take a layer off. As for the Nytro, take 2 layers off.

The only ones that ride longtracks are the guys. The women dont ride too agressive and stay on the trail or minimal powder.

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Old 02-27-2011, 05:07 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Become a better rider so you don't get stuck!! Just kidding, are you riding trails or flatland powder? Get a REV or XP 600 or a Firecat, they are lightweight and easy to throw around, the Crossfires & Renegades are good for off trail riding but your still going to be in around 450-460lbs dry sled weight. And get a shovel, if all else fails you can dig yourself out.
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Old 02-27-2011, 06:02 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Pics plz. They will give us a better read of your needs.
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Mountains or trail/some powder?

I've been riding my snopro since I was 13.. it's extremely light and has a paddle track, so I rarely ever got stuck.. and when I did, I could tug the sled out myself. It's for sale, by the way.
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what u need is a snobunje they work. worth the money. go to the web site and watch the video here's a link www.snobunje.com
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