Whitefish area can offer some good riding. Lots of family areas, but it only takes a night or 2 in any bar with a sled in the box of POS truck and you will be pointed to some decent riding. Go past columbia falls to Hungry Horse dam. Terrain there that is great. Need to time the storms in...
Cooke City is pretty nice riding. I'm not sure why, but i was looking at rooms there for Jan/feb and the Soda butte hotel (older not so great hotel but has a bar and pizza) was asking $680USD per night. it was usually priced lie other hotels in the area.
I bought the Backwoods bumper that's very similar. I will say, it was a breeze to install and all the hardware was perfect. The one that a guy has to do with stainless hardware is use some form of anti-seize and not use an impact when tightening or loosening. Even some of the decent hardware...
Fox Rear Skid Shocks 165/175 $900.
Rear Shock and shock support of 2020 skidoo summit X $175
Turbo tamer clutch kit $150.
Sled shed cooker can for G4 non-turbo 850 $250
I prefer the vest style packs as they seem to feel lighter. Been running snow pulse since they first came out with the vest. Never had to use them luckily, and never had any issues.
I've been running those XC bumpers till last year. They are all kinds of ugly now, but i will say they offer the best protection as far as bumpers go. We have broken a couple over the last couple years, and they take a pretty serious hit, without damaging the hood, pipe etc. 100% on the wear...
Ah, I believe ol 420 wanted to hear from real riders. With real experience. He seems a little concerned about spending $250 on something that will add a layer of protection to his $30,000 sled. Mmmmmkay.