Alberta

Alberta's snowmobiling terrain takes you from mountains to foothills to prairies

Alberta snowmobilers descend a forested trail
Whitecourt's impressive trail system has helped earn the community the title of Snowmobile Capital of Alberta. - photo courtesy Mitchell Sharp
Hotshots Walking Tall

Rebecca Bromberger managed to capture this shot of her brother, George, catwalking his brand new 2014 Ski-Doo Freeride.

Get set to explore the incredible snowmobiling terrain of this vast and varied province

Alberta Map

Alberta is such a great province for sledding because of its variety of terrain. You can ride in the mountains, enjoy nice prairie scenery or you can explore the forests in the northern part of Alberta—yes, snowmobiling in Alberta is truly an awesome experience. Active clubs throughout the province keep trails and amenities in tip-top shape. Check out our Alberta landing page for information on sled dealerships, destinations, snowmobiling trails, snowmobile-friendly accommodations, local snowmobiling clubs and more.

WSI to feature paintings from a Whitecourt artist

Riders participating in the rally at the 2015 World Snowmobile Invasion in Whitecourt, Alberta, will get to see the work of a local artist.
December 2014 | Kirsten Armleder

Whitecourt to host CCSO 2015 spring meeting

How well do you know your snowmobiling? Here’s a quick question: what does CCSO stand for?
December 2014 | Kirsten Armleder
Intense men’s insulated snowmobile jacket

IceRock Intense men’s insulated snowmobile jacket

A snowmobile jacket that’s designed to keep you warm, dry and comfortable while you’re hitting the deep stuff is the IceRock Intense.
Choko Design

Top 4 sledding destinations in Western Canada

Here are the top four snowmobiling destinations in Western Canada, as chosen by our readers.
December 2014 | Kirsten Armleder
Levi LaVallee doing a backflip at snocross.

No limits for Levi LaVallee

One of the world’s most iconic snowmobilers will make his freestyle debut in Western Canada in February 2015.
November 2014 | Kirsten Armleder
Riders enjoy the trails around St. Paul, Alberta.

Snowmobiling in the Lakeland region

Cruise the trails and visit the snowmobile-friendly towns in this scenic part of Alberta.
November 2014 | Danielle Cameron
Snowmobilers lined up in a row, ready to ride.

Going for a Guinness World Record in Whitecourt

Snowmobilers in Whitecourt, Alberta, will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for largest snowmobile parade in February 2015.
November 2014 | Kirsten Armleder
A group of snowmobilers standing on the trails.

2015 Annual Snowmobile VIP & Media Ride

The Whitecourt Trailblazers snowmobile club in Whitecourt, Alberta, is having its Annual Snowmobile VIP & Media Ride on January 30, 2015, and you’re invited.
November 2014 | Kirsten Armleder
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