Manitoba Hotshot photo

Snowmobiling in Manitoba is a great way to enjoy the winter season.
A picture of a line-up of snowmobiles parked outside a diner on a winter day.
Old Sled Zone, Manitoba

Old Sled Zone: 1970 Skiroules at the Manitoba Centennial Run

The Centennial Run was a sledding excursion from the Peace Gardens, North Dakota, to The Pas, Manitoba.

Snowmobile riders line up at a starting line in blistering cold conditions
Meet the Rider, Manitoba

Looking back on a snowmobiling life lived well

Bill Hammond blazed a trail across Manitoba to pave the way for today’s generation of SnoRiders

by Kyle Born
Kelly Martens from Thompson, Manitoba, received SnoMan Inc.’s 2017 Excellence Award for Outstanding Snowmobiler of the Year.
Meet the Rider, Thompson, MB

This is what it takes to be considered “outstanding”

Kelly Martens’ quarter century of volunteer work won him SnoMan Inc.’s 2017 Excellence Award for Outstanding Snowmobiler of the Year

by Kyle Born
The MMSRA is open to kids who are between 4.5 and 14 years old. Darryl Gershman photo.

The next generation of snowmobile racers

MMSRA is the only mini snowmobile racing association in Canada and works to foster a love for the sport in young kids in Manitoba.

by Karen Kornelsen
This is snowmobiler Robert Vipond's son, Ryan, with his wife, Shirley, on the trail between Wanless and The Pas. This area is known by locals as the Loppit trail.
The Pas, MB

Gear up for sledding in The Pas

The Pas might be a small community, but it has tremendous snowmobiling potential.

by Danielle Cameron
A Group on Pickerel Lake, One of the Many Trails.
Swan River, MB

Swan River is a central place to start your Manitoba snowmobiling trip

With gorgeous terrain and clubs maintaining trails north and south of town, Swan River is prepared for the snowmobiling season.

by Danielle Cameron
This young member of the Lee River Snow Riders is proud to live in such a sled-centric location.
Lac du Bonnet, MB

Lac du Bonnet has sledding spirit

Sledders are in their glory when they experience the Lac du Bonnet terrain.

Barry Malcolm rides a 1999 BR275 plus, pulling a 12- by 25-foot Mogul Master in Beausejour, Manitoba, for the Brokenhead Trailblazers.
Meet the Rider,

Barry Malcolm, an unsung hero, is recognized in Beausejour, Manitoba

Barry Malcolm acquired the 2017 Canadian Council of Snowmobile Organizations Excellence Award for his years of volunteer work grooming trails in Beaus

by Kyle Born
A long line of snowmobilers going through the woods on a trail.

Club profile: Brokenhead Trailblazers Power Toboggan Club

Since 1970, this club has promoted and protected the interests of snowmobilers in and around Beausejour, Manitoba.

by Kirsten Armleder
Vintage snowmobilers at CPTC.
Old Sled Zone,

Old Sled Sighting: amazing vintage snowmobile parade at The Canadian Power Toboggan Championships

The Canadian Power Toboggan Championships is the longest-running snowmobile race in the world.

1984 Manta sled, black and white in colour.
Old Sled Zone, Manitoba

Old Sled Sighting: 1985 Manta & Trail Roamer snowmobiles (Part 1)

"The sleds," says Jeff Tanach, "are regular fixtures at local vintage sled shows here and they always draw a crowd."

Volunteers with the Lee River Snow Riders load up and supply wood for five warm-up shelters.
Lac du Bonnet, MB

Club Profile: Lee River Snow Riders

The Lee River Snow Riders has been building and maintaining trails for over 30 years in Lac du Bonnet

by Kyle Born
The Lee River Snow Riders 2016 Prinoth Husky groomer.
Lac du Bonnet, MB

30 years of work leads to 10,000 riders

The Lee River Snow Riders has propelled Lac du Bonnet to unparalleled heights

by Kyle Born
A row of vintage snowmobiles is parked beside a building
Swan River, MB

Club profile: Swan Valley Snowmobile Club

The Swan Valley Snowmobile Club has worked as a well-oiled machine for well over two decades

by Kyle Born
The Swan Valley Snowmobile Club is gathered to celebrate their Sledtown Showdown contest win in 2015.
Swan River, MB

Even a raging storm can’t stop snowmobile riders in Swan Valley

Despite a devastating windstorm in 2012, the Swan Valley Snowmobile Club continues to enhance the sledding experience in Swan River

by Kyle Born
A row of snowmobiles are gathered to take while riders socialize in the background
The Pas, MB

Club Profile: The Kelsey Trail Sno-Riders in The Pas

The Pas, Manitoba’s Kelsey Trail Sno-Riders boasts easily accessible trails, lengthy rides and a plethora of warm-up shelters

by Kyle Born
A warm-up shelter is pictured with snowmobiles parked in front of it.
The Pas, MB

From rust-buckets to brand new groomers, snowmobiling in The Pas has seen steady improvements

The Kelsey Trail Sno-Riders’ roots date back to the early ‘70s in The Pas

by Kyle Born
Riding in Whiteshell Provincial Park with a small kid.
SledLife, Whiteshell Provincial Park, MB

Different strokes for the same folks

Enjoying the outdoors and spending time with family and friends is at the root of every snowmobiler’s ride.

by Kirsten Armleder
A snowmobiler on a black sled going around a corner on a trail.
SledLife, Central Manitoba

Our cover photo for Winter 2016-2017

Reflections on the sport and the story behind the cover photo for SnoRiders magazine's winter 2016-2017 issue.

by Kirsten Armleder
Red Rock Shelter is one of three warm-up shelters along the Beauchemin Loop.
Whiteshell Provincial Park, MB

Three warm-up shelters, two resorts and one fun ride

Come to Whiteshell, Manitoba for the resorts, shelters and an enjoyable trail that connects them all together

by Kyle Born