SledTown ShowDown 2017 Image.
SledTown ShowDown It’s back—the celebrated 2017 SledTown ShowDown contest

Vote for your favourite snowmobiling destination in the 3rd annual SledTown ShowDown contest.

A man sitting on his snowmobile.
The Scoop

Simple snowmobile safety tips for the first ride of the season

You’re at the parking lot, ready to ride, but before you hit the trail for the first time this year, be sure to check these things off your list.

by Trish Drinkle
A mountain sledder carves fresh powder in the BC backcountry.
The Scoop

First ride of the snowmobiling season—how to make it a success

Here are six pre-season tips to help you make the most of your first adventures

by Trish Drinkle
Two women standing on the top of a mountain looking at snow covered peaks in the distance.
SledLife, Nanaimo, BC

At the helm of a new shredworthy vessel

Whether she is behind the bars of her new sled or at the helm of her boat, captain Laura Rasmussen is always on the lookout for fresh adventure.

by Kirsten Armleder
Snowmobilers explore the forest trails near Lac du Bonnet.
Lac du Bonnet, MB

Lac du Bonnet has terrain to suit every preference

Your eyes will light up when you see the glorious snowmobiling trails in Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba.

by Danielle Cameron
SledTown ShowDown

It’s down to the final four

Sicamous, Whitecourt, Yorkton and Beausejour are the top four SledTowns in Western Canada.

by Kirsten Armleder
Trail riding around Foam Lake. Photo courtesy Colette Melnychuk.
Saskatchewan

Foam Lake snowmobiling should be on your to-do list

The open terrain in Foam Lake, Saskatchewan, is just begging for snowmobilers to cruise through the powder.

by Danielle Cameron
Smoky Lake offers some of Alberta's top snowmobiling terrain.

The ever-enticing Lakeland trails

Alberta's Lakeland communities make sledders feel at home, with their exceptional snowmobiling trails.

by Danielle Cameron
1968 fully restored Herters snowmobile.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Sighting: WOW! What a restoration—‘68 Herters looks brand new!

SnoRiders reader John Samolis shares details of his 1968 Herters snowmobile restoration project.

Snowmobiling in The Pas is a popular winter activity.
The Pas, MB

Get hooked on sledding in The Pas

You will be coming back time after time, once you try the impressive snowmobiling trails in this Manitoba community.

by Danielle Cameron
Snowmobiling in Smithers this winter? Don't miss these top trails.
Smithers, BC

Choose from the epic snowmobile trails in Smithers

Snowmobiling in Smithers this winter? Don't miss these top trails.

by Danielle Cameron
Club members enjoy one of the shelters in the Interlake region of Manitoba.
Snowmobiling safety, Manitoba

Snoman rolls out new Alcohol-Free Family Zone campaign

Snoman wants to ensure people are riding responsibly and ensuring the trails are safe for all users, including families, by reminding people Snoman ha

by Karen Kornelsen
Trail 549 varies in terrain along its 120 kilometres.
Swan River, MB

Criss-cross the terrain in Swan River, Manitoba

The annual poker derby organized by the North Mountain Riders out of Manitoba takes advantage of Trail 549’s varied terrain.

by Jillian Clark
Talk about perfect timing!

Park the car and tour Lakeland country by sled

The Lakeland Tree Dodgers maintain 400 kilometres of trails connecting numerous communities in the Lakeland area north of Prince Albert, SK.

by Mason Buettner
Members pose in front of the Sno-Drifters' Hide Out warm-up shelter. This shelter is located just south of Kamsack before Rhein.
South East Saskatchewan

Kamsack Sno-Drifters Recommended Trail Ride

Madge Lake, through Kamsack, north to Veregin, and beyond to the Ice Palace is the 2016-2017 must-ride trail for the Kamsack Snow Drifters.

by Jillian Clark
Brad Baber needed to be rescued by helicopter after a nasty snowmobile accident.
Snowmobiling safety, Kootenay Rockies, BC

How prepared are you for a snowmobiling disaster?

Brad Baber got tangled up in a nasty wreck. He could have lost his life without the necessary gear.

by Kyle Born
(L to R) Dion Morton and Marcel Dalpe bask in the beauty of Porcupine Hills, southeast of Hudson Bay.
Hudson Bay, SK

Hudson Bay: A wooded wonderland of white

Saskatchewan’s Hudson Bay is nestled within five million acres of provincial forest, making an ideal snowmobilers playground

by Kyle Born