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EDIT: For the recently uploaded video, click HERE. (Est. playtime of 6 1/2 minutes.)


Well, to start off, a buddy (Josh) and I left for West Yellowstone at 5 a.m. Tuesday morning. We got there around 11 hours later to thankfully discover a fair share of snow.

We rented two sleds. Josh had a '07 Arctic Cat M8 153" and I had a '06 Polaris RMK 700 151". Though I'm a Cat guy, I liked the RMK quite a bit, even substancially better than the M8. I wouldn't mind owning one, though shorter for here on the flats.

We rode two days; Wednesday and Thursday. We ended up with about 170 miles, and lots of good memories. So, without further adue...here are some pics!

EDIT: I forgot to mention...I have a bunch of short video clips. If I ever have plenty of time, I'm hoping to convert them to .wmv and make a little movie/video out of them. We'll see how time allows though...

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Pictures look good. Looks like alot of fun, and you even got to come back to some snow on the ground here in ND.
 

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Looks like you guys had a good time...I'm jealous
 

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i wish i could take a trip over there looks like a blast.

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Looks like fun! 5 more days till my turn [}:)][:D]
 

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was it hard to move around the polaris or did it carve pretty well.
 

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The RMK wasn't too bad in the powder. It liked it plenty deep though. The deeper it seemed to get, the better it maneuvered. The M8 was easier to whip around to be honest, but I still liked the RMK.
 

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What did it cost to rent sleds out there??? Looks like you had a blast [:D]
 

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I don't recall which was which, but one was $145/day, and the other was $149. Optional insurance was $15/sled/day. Both sleds, both insured, for two days, was about $670.
 

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my girlfriend and i are concidering a trip out west to do the same thing. good action pics
 

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looks like allot of fun
 

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I'm actually quite glad we used their sleds. For starters, my ZR wouldn't have made it too far before gettin' stuck in some spots off-trail. Also, I just got done riding a short bit and blew the chain. Glad that happened here and not on a trip!
 

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This is a close second to the other pic!
 

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Nice pictures, it looks like West Yellowstone got the same amount of snow as Cooke City did.

All we need now is snow in North Dakota, and I am looking outside right now and it looks like we have about 4-6" right now
 

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We have about that much snow here as well. I hate to say it, but I hope we don't get anymore for a little while. I went for a short rip yesterday and snapped the chain...probably be a few days before I can get a new one in. I also found out I blew one of the oil lines on my rear shock, so that may have to come out to get fixed. [:(]
 

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Just thought that I'd add that I finally got my vid clips pieced together with some music. I posted the link to the video in the original post.

The video is nothing special, just some screwing around out around West. It's a form of entertainment if you don't have snow though...
 
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