We had visions of taking our four-wheeler everywhere but found out what kind of day we were going to have shortly after we left the plowed road on the lake. We spent the rest of the day loading, unloading, pushing, pulling my 660 Yamaha and fishing very little. We watched several times as a local fisherman on a tracked four-wheeler went anywhere he wanted with ease.
Eugene Mancl is an avid outdoorsman and a regular contributor to the F&S site. When he came to us with his idea for building what he called, "the ultimate winter ATV," and asked if he could put the Field & Stream logo on it, we said, "Sure, as long as you build a serious machine." We think the Ice Warrior qualifies. Click through the gallery to see the step-by-step creation of this truly all-terrain vehicle. --The Eds