Northern British Columbia Hotshot photo

This snowmobiler enjoys the sublime weather while sledding at the Onion in January.
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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
A snowmobiler blasts through fresh powder in Renshaw near McBride, B.C.
Meet the Rider, McBride, BC

“To me, it means the world”

Sledding is more than mere hobby for Cynthia Rougoor of Edmonton, Alberta.

by Kirsten Armleder
Rylan Hladun takes to the air in Houston on his Arctic Cat.
Houston, BC

Houston: A groovy place to ride since the ’70s

The Houston Snowmobile Club’s roots stem from the ’70s

by Kyle Born
The club and some local riders break trail into Wolverine.
Tumbler Ridge, BC

Building a community for sledders

The Tumbler Ridge Ridge Riders has a history of overcoming challenges and building a close-knit snowmobiling family.

by Danielle Cameron
Snowmobiling in Smithers this winter? Don't miss these top trails.
Smithers, BC

Choose from the epic snowmobile trails in Smithers

Snowmobiling in Smithers this winter? Don't miss these top trails.

by Danielle Cameron
Brent Long and Eric Halverson break trail up towards Tableland Mountain.
Houston, BC

Houston, B.C.: a one-stop sledding destination

The Telkwa Range just outside of Houston offers trails, open meadows, hill climbing and spectacular views.

by Mason Buettner
Gen Byl's sled Little Boo looking out over snowmobile terrain in Dawson Creek.

Riding like a girl and proud of it

Gen Byl of Dawson Creek, B.C., sets a positive example for new and seasoned she-shredders.

by Kirsten Armleder
This club hosts several family snowmobile events in Dawson Creek.

The Paradise Valley Snowmobile Association

Dawson Creek's snowmobile club is dedicated to improving the local trails.

by Danielle Cameron
Smithers, BC

Club profile: Smithers Snowmobile Association

With five different mountain sledding zones to care for, the Smithers Snowmobile Association is a busy, hardworking club.

by Kirsten Armleder
The Powder Clown—Raymond Marak—can be found throughout the trails around Smithers, B.C.
Smithers, BC

Have you seen the Powder Clown?

Sledders in Smithers may see something seldom seen.

by Kyle Born
Eric Dargis is riding his snowmobile in powder.
Valemount, BC

Overcoming injury and pushing the limits

After breaking his back sledding, Eric Dargis is determined to get back out to McBride and Valemount this coming season.

by Karen Kornelsen
Ashley Roney gets his skis up at Dungate Meadows.
Houston, BC

Ashley Roney shares his love of mountain sledding

With at least eight different rides within an hour’s drive, including the Telkwa Range and Sibola Mountain, Ashley Roney lives in a sledding paradise.

by Susan Lohrer
A group of snowmobilers lined up in a row.
Houston, BC

Houston, B.C., celebrates SledTown win

The Houston Snowmobile Club celebrated its SledTown designation for British Columbia and its shared win for the Western Canada.

by Les Auston
Fort St. John, BC

Family-friendly sledding in Fort St. John

The lakes and rolling hills of Fort St. John are ideal for family snowmobiling in B.C.

by Kirsten Armleder
The Dome riding area near Smithers
Smithers, BC

Plenty of snowmobiling for everyone in this powder heaven

Check out the Dome riding area near Smithers, where groomed trails and rolling terrain make a great place to spend the afternoon

by DaleAnn Shellborn
A photo of a mountain bowl near Mackenzie, B.C.
Mackenzie, BC

Top three riding areas in Mackenzie, B.C.

Three sledding areas around Mackenzie, B.C.

by Jessica Kirby