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Snowmobile News

Sled for Eternity: Adult and Teen Challenge Canada host snowmobile fundraiser

Sled for Eternity with Adult and Teen Challenge this winter season.

by Jillian Clark
Cherry red 1965 Moto-Ski sled.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Sighting—1965 Moto-Ski 100K (Mint condition)

Moto-Ski's continue to be a popular collector sled for vintage snowmobile enthusiasts.

Cindy Rougoor carves up the snow in McBride, B.C.
Meet the Rider, McBride, BC

Steven Cosnick’s hotshot of the month

SnoRiders catches up with the photo contest winner for the month of November 2017.

by Kirsten Armleder
Andrew Munster on his sled in a shop.
SledLife, Whistler, BC

Andrew Munster: The savvy scientist of sledding

Andrew Munster is a Whistler-based inventor, filmmaker and businessman whose passion fuels his progression.

by Matthew Mallory
Group of snowmobilers talking to each other.
SnoRiders Insider

Snowmobiling is good for your health — and for beating the winter blues

Snowmobiling is one good way to achieve better physical conditioning that keeps people healthier and helps prevent chronic health conditions.

by Dennis Burns, Executive Director, Canadian Council of Snowmobile Organizations (CCSO)
Kelly Martens from Thompson, Manitoba, received SnoMan Inc.’s 2017 Excellence Award for Outstanding Snowmobiler of the Year.
Meet the Rider, Thompson, MB

This is what it takes to be considered “outstanding”

Kelly Martens’ quarter century of volunteer work won him SnoMan Inc.’s 2017 Excellence Award for Outstanding Snowmobiler of the Year

by Kyle Born
Jennifer Coulter and Pika, her Belgian Malinois
Snowmobiling safety, Fernie, BC

Avalanches, a field technician and a dog named Pika

Jennifer Coulter, Avalanche Canada’s lead field technician, offers up a myriad of ways to stay alive while backcountry sledding

by Kyle Born
Line-up of snowmobiles in indoor arena.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Sighting: over 100 vintage snowmobiles on display at Vermilion Snowmobile Expo

The 6th Annual Vermilion Snowmobile Expo in Alberta was a huge success, with over 100 sleds on display.

Fox Creek snowmobile club cabin

Club Profile: The Northland Sno-Goers

The Northland Sno-Goers grooms the western portion of the Golden Triangle, including 250 to 300 kilometres of trails with four cabins and two rest stops.

Riders enjoy the trails around St. Paul, Alberta.
Alberta Central

Trip planner: What you need to know before snowmobiling in Alberta’s Lakeland region

Trail maps, top snowmobile trails, club contacts and other useful information for planning a snowmobile trip to the Lakeland region.

by Danielle Cameron
SledTown ShowDown

Congrats to the provincial SledTown winners

McBride, Crowsnest Pass, Carrot River/Arborfield and Powerview-Pine Falls move on to Round 5

by Kirsten Armleder
Panorama picture of sled in foreground with blue skies and mountains in background.
SnoRiders Insider

Backcountry Ascender – updating services for 2017-2018 season

The objective of the program is to help disseminate knowledge and improve avalanche awareness and education for all snowmobilers.

by Ed Klim, President, International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association
Gear

Share your photos to win a free Avalanche Companion Rescue Course

SnoRiders and Trigger Point Snow Services are offering a free Avalanche Companion Rescue Course.

by Kirsten Armleder
Erik Foster's son, Kaine, is wearing a chest protector and helmet.
Snowmobiling safety

Protecting yourself and being prepared

Erik Foster of Colonsay Fire and Rescue encourages sledders to protect their heads and chests and to be skilled in first aid.

by Karen Kornelsen
1979 Yamaha Enticer.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Sighting: 1979 Yamaha Enticer (on the snow)

John Dyer, from Edmonton, is definitely putting the fun back into snowmobiling and preserving some great history too.

SledLife

Balancing powder and parenthood

How do you balance work, fun and family if you are a passionate snowmobiler?

by Trish Drinkle
Brandon Wisener and Riley Suhan.
Ride On!

How to get sponsored in snowmobiling

What companies look for in a brand ambassador or sponsored rider and what it means to be one.

by Kirsten Armleder
Group photo of Team 68, Tucker Hibbert's team.
SnoRiders Insider

Hibbert in top form sweeping the first Snocross event of the 2017/2018 season

Hibbert cinched two first place finishes at 2017/2018 ISOC National Snocross season opener in Duluth, Minnesota.

Snowmobiling safety

What you need to drive a snowmobile in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba

The rules, regulations and snowmobile licence information for each province in Western Canada.

Tucker Hibbert on his snowmobile.
SnoRiders Insider

Hibbert enters 18th professional Snocross season determined to reclaim national title

Hibbert, a 10-time national champion in the series, is determined to reclaim the title after finishing third in last year’s year-end points championship.