A snowmobiler riding in the mountains

Tips for taking a friend snowmobiling in the mountains

Taking a newbie into the mountains may seem like a daunting task. Not only do you have to worry about their safety but your own as well. That is why it is important to begin with the basics.
Hotshots After the jump

The aftermath of a jump at Barrier Lake.

Ride On! Brett Turcotte trickin it in the backcountry. Catching up with Brett Turcotte

After a busy winter of backcountry riding, X Games and snocross, Brett Turcotte is ready for a little downtime.

Gearboxx TSS Action Lines, Volume 3 film review

The Mickus from Top Secret Shop in Salmon Arm, B.C., are some of the most respected sledders in the industry, and these boys know just how to get us amped up for the coming season. Their latest film, Action Lines, Volume 3, is packed with deep snow footage that had us drooling in the first 30 seconds.

Greg Rector

Ten questions with the winner of our Hotshot contest for the month of April 2015.
May 2015 | Kirsten Armleder
Morgan Gamache on a yellow Ski-Doo charging through Silver Star Ski Resort.

2015 Canadian Hillclimb Championships event recap

Silver Star Mountain Resort near Vernon, B.C., was the location for the 2015 Canadian Hillclimb Championships on April 10 to 12.
April 2015 | Kirsten Armleder
Image of Ladies’ Adventurer Jacket

Ladies’ Adventurer Jacket by Choko Design

Stay warm and cozy on the trails this winter with the Ladies’ Adventurer Jacket by Choko Design.
Promoted by Choko Design
A young woman stands at the top of the mountains.

Awestruck! A flatlanders first ride in the mountains

Snowmobiling in the Kakwa area near Grande Cache, Alberta, opened this Ontario sledder's eyes to new possibilities.
March 2015 | Chelsey Hennig
Reagan Sieg airing it out on a Timbersled snow bike.

2015 World Snowmobile Expo wrap-up

West Yellowstone, Montana, was the place to be March 13 to 15. This small town that sits on the western edge of Yellowstone National Park played host to the 25th annual World Snowmobile Expo.
March 2015 | Kirsten Armleder
New 2016 Ski-Doo and Polaris snowmobiles on display.

2016 Sled Preview

They're out! The 2016 snowmobiles from Arctic Cat, Polaris, Yamaha and Ski-Doo have all been released. Here's a closer look at them and what's new for 2016.
March 2015 | Kirsten Armleder
Pictured here are (L to R) Lyle Birnie, president of the Alberta Snowmobile Association (ASA), Addam Saruk, president of the Myrnam River Ridge Riders Snowmobile Club and Chris Brookes, executive director of the ASA.

Saruk’s dedication to snowmobiling recognized by Alberta Snowmobiling Association

Addam Saruk is co-winner of the Snowmobiler of the Year award for his work with the Myrnam River Ridge Riders.
March 2015 | Karen Kornelsen

Brendon Fidek

Picking a winner for our monthly Hotshot contest can be tough, but this month, it was easy. This photo submitted by Brendon Fidek immediately captured our attention.
March 2015 | Kirsten Armleder
A screen shot from Avalanche Canada's website showing MIN submissions on the map.

Safety at your fingertips

Avalanche Canada has launched the Mountain Information Network, an easy-to-use app you can access from atop any mountain.
February 2015 | Karen Kornelsen
The exterior view of Capri Motor Inn in Smither's B.C.

Capri Motor Inn

Located in beautiful downtown Smithers, the Capri Motor Inn offers you clean, comfortable accommodation at affordable prices.

January 2015
Photo of a parked snowmobiles

Fort McMurray Tourism

Fort McMurray is part of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, a vast area of northeastern Alberta. It gets its name from North America's biggest animal, the mighty wood buffalo.
February 2015