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.

Picture of 13-year old Sue Thomas, sitting on snowmobile and holding trophy.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Sighting (Yukon)—‘70’s Racin’ Ski-Doo Elan

SnoRiders reader Sue Thomas shares fond memories of her little 12 hp 1970 Ski-Doo Elan.

The Eggleton Power Toboggan was created in Raymore, Saskatchewan by Gordon Eggleton, somewhat similar to the one reader Cal Carter remembers.
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Old Sled Sighting (sort of): Snow Machine Toboggan—one forward gear and three reverse…go figure!

Here’s a great old sled story we received from SnoRider reader Cal Carter, who shares his memories of the 'snow machine toboggan' made with his Uncle.

A bright yellow vintage Ski-Doo 399 Olympic Nordic.
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Old Sled Sighting—1969/70 Ski-Doo 399 Olympic Nordic

In an earlier column, we featured the 1972 Ski-Doo Nordic 440—this week we feature the late 1960's or early 1970's Ski-Doo 399 Olympic Nordic.