Kootenay Rockies Hotshot photo

Hitting the pow in the Kootenays is always a blast.
SledLife,

Winners of the 2016-2017 Hotshots photo contest

Here are the seven best snowmobiling photos from our Hotshots contest that were sent in during winter 2016-2017 season.

by Kirsten Armleder
Three Ski-Doo's lined up on top of the mountain.
Meet the Rider,

Sledding into the sunrise

The story behind Nathan Livingston’s predawn snowmobiling photo from the Rocky Point riding area.

by Kirsten Armleder
A snowmobiler is on a trail, facing a snowcat, and has no room to pass by.
SledLife, Kootenay Rockies, BC

A path to sharing the backcountry

All recreationists should be conscientious backcountry citizens

by Mark Stevens
Billy Stevens snowmobiling with the sunset behind him.
SledLife, Nelson and Kaslo, BC

Billy Stevens is a legacy of the lens

The grandson of professional Nelson photographer Art Stevens is bringing his family legacy into the snowmobile world.

by Kirsten Armleder
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
Stephanie Schwartz doing a snowmobile jump on the cover of Fall 2015 issue of SnoRiders magazine.
SledLife, Revelstoke, BC

Found it! Our cover blurb for Fall 2016

Photographer Brianna Lukkar shares the untold story behind her cover photo of Stephanie Schwartz.

by Kirsten Armleder
Justin Cahill slashes through the powder on Keystone Mountain near Revelstoke, BC.
Meet the Rider, Valdez, AK

Revelstoke and Valdez in five amazing photos

Sledtographer Nick Khattar shares his story and a few amazing snowmobiling photos he captured in the winter of 2015-2016.

by Nick Khattar
Shelby Ingram on her Ski-Doo with outstretched arms in Radium Hot Springs, B.C.
Meet the Rider,

Hotshot of the month: sunsets and snowmobiles

The story behind this stunning photo that won SnoRiders’ Hotshots contest for the month of October 2016.

by Kirsten Armleder
That’s not the sunrise coming over the mountain—that’s avalanche control being carried out by a Gazex exploder detonating at Kootenay Pass.
Snowmobiling safety, Kootenay Rockies, BC

Here comes the BOOM! Avalanche control is on the scene and blowing it up

A behind-the-scenes look at the essential work of an avalanche controller

by Kyle Born
Slednecks star Brodie Evans drops into the Revelstoke sky.
Revelstoke, BC

Ryen Dunford captures Revy radness

When he’s not handlebar deep in the pow, you’ll see this Revelstoke rider lining up for the perfect shot.

by Kirsten Armleder
Snowmobiling in Revelstoke is an adventure worth having every season.
Revelstoke, BC

The Revelstoke Snowmobile Club

Find out all the details about the Revelstoke Snowmobile Club and the trails it maintains

by Danielle Cameron
Two RCMP officers stand beside a bait sled.
SnoRiders Insider, Sicamous, BC

Is using “Bait Sleds” entrapment—What do you think?

The RCMP Bait Sled program was launched in 2014 in response to high rates of theft in the Revelstoke and Sicamous areas.

Picture of snowmobilers.
SnoRiders Insider, Kootenay Rockies, BC

Over $2 million parsed out to Resort Municipalities in Kootenays

Communities in the Columbia Basin Trust catchment area (Kootenay/Columbia) were major beneficiaries.

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
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
Four sledders parked on top of a mountain with the Rockies in the background.
Fernie, BC

Club profile: Fernie Snowmobile Association

Sled freak or ski bum, the Fernie Snowmobile Association has been making the Elk Valley more accessible to all fans of the snow-cloaked Rockies.

by Kirsten Armleder