Can Am Defender
This side-by-side comes in a range of body styles from the compact Defender to the 6-seat Defender Max HT. All feature heavy-duty Rotax engines (three options to choose from), have been designed to handle narrow trails with a tight turning radius, incorporate a cargo bed well-suited to a range of hauling needs, including gear and game, and are built for safety with a roll cage. These machines would work well to get anglers and hunters into the backcountry. Visit Team CC in Eagle River or Wasilla to get a look at these workhorses.
Baja Designs Squadron LED Driving Lights
The 3-inch by 3-inch LED outputs an amazing 4300 lumens of light. Perfect for lighting up the forest, finding your way home in the dark and for illuminating that moose you downed at dusk so you can begin the arduous task of butchering. The light only weighs 12 ounces, is available in four configurations (combo, spot, wide cornering and flood/work), is waterproof, can operate from -40F to 176F, runs at 42 watts, has a 25,000-hour expected LED life and comes with a lifetime warranty. The guys at hunting camp have ATV light envy.
J-wheelz are a useful attachment for ATVs, UTVs and 6×6 vehicles. Using a simple bolt-on attachment method, J-wheelz add traction and flotation with little hassle and at a very reasonable cost. J-wheelz will help your vehicle travel more easily though mud and snow. In Alaska, this means you can really extend the period in which you can use your ATV, UTV or 6×6.
Rigid Industries SR-Series Light Bars
MSRP: $215 to $1,300
Continue doing what you enjoy long after sunset with the most powerful and efficient LED optics system on the market. The Rigid Industries SR-Series light bar is available in a wide variety of lengths and configurations, making it a perfect low-profile option for everything from on- and off-road racing to police and fire rescue vehicles to marine applications. With a virtually unbreakable polycarbonate lens and features like the spot/flood light combo, these light bars provide an expansive coverage area to illuminate the night sky far and wide; a useful tool for sportsmen who start early and finish late. Check out the SR 30” at Truckwell of Alaska.
Northern Sled Works 6-Foot Mini Cross Fox Sled
Heading out hunting or ice fishing in winter calls for a lot of gear, so how are you going to get it all to the destination? In addition to the day’s needs, it is smart to bring survival gear on any winter adventure. The 6-foot Mini Cross Fox Sled from Northern Sled Works is designed for winter trips under any condition. It measures 64 inches long x 32 inches wide x 12 inches high, is made of durable 1/4-inch UHMW polyethylene and is designed to keep your gear contained and free from overflow. The sled incorporates multiple attachment points for roping in larger items and is also available in eight- and 10-foot models.
ATV Tracks Commander Trek All-Season
Looking for a four-season solution for your ATV? Well, look no further than the Commander Trek from ATV Tracks, a heavy-duty, all-season track system that will help you get yourself and your gear to and from almost any location, regardless of all that Alaska can throw at you, including mud, snow, ice and of course, swampy conditions. Besides the regular features that make ATV Tracks a go-to solution, the Commander Trek comes with a new RTS system that will allow you to install, adjust and remove the rubber track in almost no time at all.
Starting at $12,799
The new for 2011 Can-Am Commander is taking the side-by-side to a place it’s never been, featuring industry-leading power and fuel mileage, pinpoint handling, rider-focused features and an ergonomically advanced interior that’s built around you. The new Commander SSV side-by-sides are available at Team CC.
Yamaha Grizzly 450 EPS (Electric Power Steering)
MSRP: Starting at $7,499
The Grizzly 450 works well in wet bogs, swamps and other wet extremes common in Alaska. A new single-piece frame cuts down on weight while increasing strength. An automatic transmission offers smooth power and its On-Command 4WD system enables riders to match the machine to the terrain. We were most impressed with its ease of handling and quick reaction to hard, rugged terrain.