Maryann Chichak on a red and white Polaris snowmobile.
Whitecourt, AB Meet the mayor of sledsville

Maryann Chichak is a great ambassador of snowmobiling as well as the Whitecourt Trailblazers snowmobile club.

by Kirsten Armleder
Picture of Ergo fixed toe-holds.
SnoRiders Insider BRP introduces custom fit accessories for Ski-Doo Rev Gen4 platform open toe hold

The open toe-hold design gives riders the freedom to choose the kind of experience THEY want, rather than being restricted by the machine’s design.

Shown from Left to Right:Tim Larson – Polaris Industries Inc. SVP, Global Customer Excellence; Aaron Woods – Teixeira’s Technician; Russell McRoberts – Teixeira’s Service Manager, Paul Teixeira – Teixeira’s Owner, Scott Wind – Polaris Industries Inc. Chairman and CEO
SnoRiders Insider Polaris honors Teixeira’s Polaris of Hyde Park with induction into the company’s Hall of Fame

Teixeira’s developed its large and loyal customer base by providing riders with great selection and tremendous service.

Picture of rusting snowmobile in backyard.
Old Sled Zone Old Sled Sighting: Yamaha 340 ET Enticer – An original muscle sled

These high performance Yamaha machines featured some of the industry's leading edge snowmobile technology of the day.

From Left to Right: Tim Larson, SVP, Global Customer Excellence; Colleen Malone; Mike Malone, Retired VP, CFO; Scott Wine, Chairman and CEO; Katie Malone and Dan Malone.
SnoRiders Insider Polaris honors retired Polaris CFO Mike Malone with induction into the company’s Hall of Fame

Malone helped Polaris evolve from being primarily a snowmobile manufacturer into a diversified manufacturer of on- and- off-road vehicles.

Hudson Bay, SK Meet the Pederson brothers—a.k.a. Flatland Freeriders

Energetic and spontaneous, these snowmobilers are showcasing the freeride scene in Saskatchewan.

by Kirsten Armleder
2017 winter weather forecast map for Canada.
SledLife Weather predictions for the 2016-2017 snowmobiling season in Western Canada

The Old Farmer’s Almanac—Canadian Edition is calling for a “winter of white”

by Kirsten Armleder
Stephanie Schwartz sails away into the deep blue sky on her sled in Revelstoke.
Revelstoke, BC The side of Revelstoke’s Stephanie Schwartz you’ve never seen

Stephanie Schwartz of Revelstoke, B.C., is one of today’s most skilled but underestimated female riders.

by Trish Drinkle
Picture of avalanche.
SnoRiders Insider, British Columbia New, innovative $2.1 million in avalanche technology for Trans-Canada Highway near Revelstoke

Remote Avalanche Control Systems (RACS) will be installed near Three Valley Gap, allowing 24-hour avalanche control in any weather condition.

Picture of vintage Herters snowmobile sitting in tall grass.
Old Sled Zone Old Sled Sighting — Herter’s snowmobiles shipped in a wooden crate to your door

In their heyday, Herter’s Outdoor Wholesale Catalog was legendary – selling everything from fishing tackle, rifles and, of course, snowmobiles.

Brandon Barrett spreads his arms like an eagle as he soars over a huge jump.
Columbia Valley, BC Deep in the trees and high in the sky

Brandon Barrett is a technical rider who’s also known around Radium Hot Springs for his huge air antics.

by Trish Drinkle
Picture of snowmobiler riding along snowy trail.
SnoRiders Insider BRP appoints MediaCom North American new media agency of record

The appointment follows a competitive review and includes all media strategy, planning and buying.

Sean Maxwell carves a steep line into a sidehill in Valemount.
Valemount, BC Do you have an “I know Maxwell” shirt?

Meet Sean Maxwell, Valemount’s most well-known backcountry rider and the area’s unofficial ambassador for Ski-Doo.

by Trish Drinkle
Tucker Hibbert gives his Team 68 a big thumbs up for raising over $10,000 for the Minnesota Walk for Wishes event.
SnoRiders Insider Tucker Hibbert’s Team 68 helps Make-A-Wish Minnesota

Team 68 participated in a 5K walk/run at Minnehaha Park in Minnesota.

Picture of a restored Moto-Ski snowmobile. The colour is red.
Old Sled Zone Old Sled Sighting—Another Moto-Ski classic, this one in showroom condition

This orange wonder was spotted at a snowmobile convention, fully restored and looking like the true classic it is.