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A worse for wear Ski-Doo Everest Electro.
Old Sled Zone

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.

Polaris Racer Luke Rainey.
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Polaris Hillclimbers sweep the Pro Stock classes at Grand Targhee

Polaris also sweeps King and Queen Crowns and all three semi-pro classes.

Elkford Search and Rescue will use $7,718 for their
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Community Cash Awards: Elkford Search and Rescue will use $7,718 for their “Avalanche Rescue Plan”

The Community Cash Awards, which aim to develop healthy and diverse communities, offer local community groups an opportunity to apply for funding.

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Textron Announcement: Arctic Cat for Snowmobiles and Textron Off Road for Arctic Cat ATVs

The Arctic Cat brand will be used strictly on the snowmobile side of Textron's business.

Keith Curtis is in fine form at the recent RMSHA Beaver Mountain HIllclimb.
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Keith Curtis wins five classes to lead dominant Polaris Race Team at RMSHA Beaver Mountain Hillclimb

Polaris racers win 23 podiums, nine of 12 pro classes, Queen Crown and three ‘King’ Crowns.

Restored Ski-Doo Elite snowmobile.
Old Sled Zone

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.

Gilles Soucy
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The snowmobile clutch that started Kimpex 50 years ago

What started as a side project for Quebec native Gilles Soucy became Kimpex.

by Kirsten Armleder
Polaris racer Keith Curtis.
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Polaris Hillclimbers extend Pro Stock win streak to 20-straight with four more wins

Racers on Polaris 800 RMKs continue to win in 1000 Stock against rivals’ 850 sleds.

Picture of vintage Arctic Cat Pantera snowmobile.
Old Sled Zone

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.

Kevin Higney, winner of the 'Win Your Yamaha' contest.
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Yamaha Financial Services announces winner of the ‘Win Your Yamaha’ contest

Kevin Higney wins his 2017 Kodiak EPS SE in Yamaha Financial Services contest.

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

Old Sled Sighting: John Deere Spitfire

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

BC's network of off-road vehicle-friendly backcountry trails is getting a boost!
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Off-road vehicle fees to help fund trail upgrades, enhance rural economies

The ORV Trail Management Sub-Account is financed through a portion of fees ORV owners pay to ICBC when registering their vehicles.

A young boy airing out a Yamaha SnoSport.
Meet the Rider

February 2017: Hotshot of the month

Shawn Schwengler sent us a photo of his custom-built 1990 Yamaha SnoSport

by Kirsten Armleder
Blaine Mathews going vertical to the top.
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Ski-Doo X-Team Hillclimbers take nine titles at Jackson Hole World Championships

The annual Jackson Hole World Championship Hillclimb event is in the books with Ski-Doo racers taking home five titles in the Pro classes

Ray Kelly (back right) and members of the Cranbrook Snowmobile Club proudly display the restored 1965 Snow King.
Old Sled Zone

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.

The riding action at the Jackson Hole World Championship Hill Climb.
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Polaris Hillclimbers sweep stock titles at Jackson Hole World Championship

Keith Curtis wins two classes, two King Crowns and King of Kings