A vintage mid-80's Yamaha Enticer 340.
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Old Sled Sighting: OUCH! 1984(?) Yamaha Enticer 340

These popular Yamaha machines featured some of the industry's leading edge snowmobile technology of the day.

A 1970 Ski Doo, owned by Todd Jones.
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Old Sled Sighting: A “most minty” 1970 Ski Doo

According to the Snowmobile Encyclopedia, "The 1970 Ski-Doo Nordic snowmobile was advertised as the sled “for the man who wanted luxury.”

Barry Guindon and his Polaris TXL snowmobile.
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Old Sled Sighting—Late 1970’s Polaris TXL

"I'm a true blue Polaris guy and was looking for a long time for one of these sleds," says owner Barry Guindon of St. Andrews, Manitoba.

A worse for wear Ski-Doo Everest Electro.
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Old Sled Sighting: Another ‘Rat Sled’—1980’s Ski-Doo Everest 500E (Electro)

Spotted in a backyard, this rat sled recalls the glory days of the Ski-Doo Everest Electro.

Restored Ski-Doo Elite snowmobile.
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Old Sled Sighting: 1970’s Ski-Doo Elite “The Pony Car” of Sleds

A restored Ski-Doo Elite snowmobile, spotted at the recent Cranbrook Snowmobile Club's Show and Shine.

Picture of vintage Arctic Cat Pantera snowmobile.
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Old Sled Sighting: 1970’s Arctic Cat Pantera—a ‘Rat Sled’

This Arctic Cat “rat” sled retains little of the machine’s past glory but Arctic Cat enthusiasts are sure to remember the grand days of these sleds.

A vintage John Deere Spitfire, owned by Mark Sanderman, Cranbrook.
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Old Sled Sighting: John Deere Spitfire

The distinctive green John Deere machines are now popular with vintage collectors across the snowbelt.

Ray Kelly (back right) and members of the Cranbrook Snowmobile Club proudly display the restored 1965 Snow King.
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Old Sled Sighting—Ray Kelly’s incredible 1965 Snow King restoration

Cranbrook resident and snowmobile enthusiast Ray Kelly shares some photos of his rare 1965 Snow King sled.

Vintage snowmobilers at CPTC.
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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.

A vintage 1981 Chrysler Sno-Runner.
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Old Sled Sighting—1981 Chrysler Sno-Runner (Part 3)

Weighing only 80 pounds, the Sno-Runner could be easily disassembled and fit in the trunk of a car.

Snowmobiles belonging to Jeff Tanach and Rick Rivers from St. Andrew's, Manitoba.
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Old Sled Sighting – Raider Double Eagle and Trail Roamer (Part 2)

Jeff Tanach and Rick Rivers of St. Andrew’s Manitoba own an amazing collection of Raider, Manta, and Trail Roamer snowmobiles.

1984 Manta sled, black and white in colour.
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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."

Picture of orange Moto-Ski
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Old Sled Sighting: 1979 Moto-Ski Futura and Yamaha Enticer Deluxe

Our Old Sled Zone posting last week inspired one of our readers to forward us pictures of his own vintage Yamaha Enticer plus a Moto-Ski Futura.

An old beauty - a Yamaha 340.
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Old Sled Sighting—70’s Yamaha Enticer ET Deluxe

The Yamaha ET 340 Deluxe—deluxe because it had electric start—was a machine to be reckoned with on the snowmobile trails in 1970's.

A vintage powder-blue Sno-Jet sled.
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Old Sled Sighting: “Big Blue” 1970’s Sno-Jet

Sno-Jet was one of the many early snowmobiles that was created and manufactured in Canada.

by Keith Powell
A 1970's kiddie-sized Sno Cub by Yardman.
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Old Sled Sighting: 1970’s Sno Cub by Yardman

A snowmobile designed by a lawnmower company? That's exactly how the Sno Cub sled came about.