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 Ringing in the new year

Fifteen-year-old Devon Murphy was ringing in the new year on the trails in Whitecourt, Alberta.

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

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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.

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
snowmobiler in Westlock, Alberta

Snowmobiling in Westlock, Alberta

This Alberta community celebrates its sledding potential as soon as the snow flies.
November 2014 | Danielle Cameron

Ken Linford is 2014 Alberta Outstanding Snowmobiler of the Year

The ASA held its annual excellence awards ceremony on October 18, 2014, and the award for Outstanding Snowmobiler of the Year for 2014 went to Ken Linford of the Whitecourt Trailblazers.
October 2014 | Kirsten Armleder
Two snowmobilers flipping through the air.

Preparing for an invasion

The excitement is growing as the Whitecourt Trailblazers in Whitecourt, Alberta, prepare for the club’s World Snowmobile Invasion (WSI).
October 2014 | Kirsten Armleder
Levi LeValle holding up a gold medal from the Winter X Games.

Levi LaVallee confirmed for Freestyle Event in Whitecourt

The Whitecourt Trailblazers has confirmed that seven-time Winter X Games gold medallist Levi LaVallee will be performing at the club’s World Snowmobile Invasion (WSI) Freestyle Event in February 2015.
October 2014 | Kirsten Armleder
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