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I did a search and didnt find anything too recent. I have a 2016 Sportsman 570 and the stock tires dont handle my steep driveway too well when plowing snow. Who makes the best snow tires? I have read the Kenda Bearclaw K299 and Kenda K592 Bear Claw EVO are good - but wanted some real user input. Anything else better out there?

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You are behind the plow,so there is no snow.
Weight and Speed are your Friends.
I use Maxxis Zilla and have no Problem on 15% and ice.
 

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Ice screws in the tires, or tire chains, or ---


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Cariboo is right, I have Kenda BearClaws on my plow machine and have no problems. My last plow machine had ITP Mudlite tires and had no problem. I add a 70lb sand bag to the rear rack to give me more weight along with my 200+ pounds. My driveway is gravel so I haven't had any issues unless the snow is drifted hard or really wet. Then the front end just moves over if the blade is angled. If you are on blacktop or concrete, you might need to add weight or just push everything down hill. If you want new tires, IMO the Bear Claw HTR is a good all purpose tire.
 

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If you are still on the factory tires that could be your problem,
I have ITP mud light XTR's on our 570, they are a heavy radial tire and are awesome in snow.
 

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Sedona Ripsaws hands down, plus you’ll love them year round, I’ve got them on 2 different quads and have put them through things most quads never see and have never even had a flat, the fact they’re great for pushing snow is a bonus, we plow a ton every winter and I’ve never needed chains.
 

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^ Northern Canada checking in, if you've never needed chains, you don't get real snow lol

When there's a foot and a half of fresh snow overnight, with 2+ foot drifts, you will not push that without chains, I promise.
 

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^ Northern Canada checking in, if you've never needed chains, you don't get real snow lol

When there's a foot and a half of fresh snow overnight, with 2+ foot drifts, you will not push that without chains, I promise.
We get plenty of storms like that, but I don’t let it get 2 feet deep before I go out and tame it down some, that way in the morning I can have coffee before I go out :)
 

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We get plenty of storms like that, but I don’t let it get 2 feet deep before I go out and tame it down some, that way in the morning I can have coffee before I go out :)
Our weather is strange, it's sunny (and bitterly cold) most days, and snows most nights. Our big storms i'll go to bed at 11:00pm and it's lightly snowing, and wake up at 7:00am and there's two feet. Unless you're waking up at 3 to plow, you're pushing two foot drifts.
 
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