Last weekend we were delighted to host the Polaris Snowmobiles Terrain Domination Challenge held over two consecutive days, January 12th & 13th, at Northern Outdoors snowmobile resort in The Forks, Maine. Polaris invited two groups of handpicked riders from Canada and U.S. to come to Northern Outdoors to ride a series of 60-mile loops on some of Polaris’s latest sleds, and then sit down with reps to give them feedback. Event participants represented owners of various snowmobile brands, and included folks from HardcoreSledder.com and Sledhead 24/7 TV. Sledhead 24/7 TV documented the event and is producing a show on it, scheduled to air later this season.
The sleds were amazing. Riders got to select from several top Polaris trail and crossover models, and were encouraged to switch models so they could experience different sleds out on the trail.
Polaris Terrain Domination Challenge was hosted by Four Times Winter X Games Gold Medallist Levi LaVallee and retired Canadian hockey star Patrice Brisebois who rode along each day and added a great celebrity feel to the event. They were incredibly nice fellows to hang out with during the event.
Polaris selected Northern Outdoors as the host resort because we offer an all-inclusive experience for snowmobilers that includes ample private cabin, lodge room, and logdominum lodging, a private meeting room space, a casual & classic Maine sports lodge anchored by a floor to ceiling stone fireplace, and our onsite Kennebec River Pub & Brewery that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. The resort is located on ITS 87 with direct access to over 150 miles of The Forks Area Networks terrain, covering a wide variety of riding from wide open cruising, to wooded trails and spectacular views from Maine’s highest groomed snowmobile trail atop Coburn Mountain. The local trail network directly accesses Maine's over 13,000 miles of ITS trails statewide (all the way to Canada, in fact!).