Off the Beaten Track

Read about snowmobiling off the beaten track.

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A woman doing a superman move on a parked snowmobile.
Off the Beaten Track

Off the beaten track in Bonnyville

Another adventure begins as the family turns over a new leaf in Bonnyville, Alberta.

by Trish Drinkle
A mother and her three kids walking with a dog through the snow.
Off the Beaten Track

Winter in Awesomeland

As the winter and snowmobiling season comes to an end for the family so does the adventure in Awesomeland.

by Trish Drinkle
Two kids sitting in a toboggan behind a snowmobile.
Off the Beaten Track

Off the beaten track in January

A monthly column about a family that lives off the grid in the mountains near Nelson, B.C.

by Trish Drinkle
A mother and her son on a flashy red Polaris sled.
Off the Beaten Track

Off the beaten track in December

Snowmobiling has become a way of life for the family.

by Trish Drinkle
A lady sitting on an old sled in the snow.
Off the Beaten Track

Off the beaten track in November

The daily routine, dealing with the first snowfall, finding time for romance and what the author has learned from living off the grid.

by Trish Drinkle
Photo of two people standing by eachother and looking out into the wilderness.
Off the Beaten Track

What it’s like living off the grid

The author describes what it's like to live off the grid with her family in the backcountry of British Columbia.

by Trish Drinkle
Photo of a young brown haired girl throwing a piece of wood up to a person in a black shirt and ball cap who is standing on the back of a truck.
Off the Beaten Track

The incredible journey begins

A series about a family with snowmobiles, ATVs and dirt bikes who have given up electricity to live off the grid in the wilderness of B.C.

by Trish Drinkle