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A man sitting on his snowmobile.
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Simple snowmobile safety tips for the first ride of the season

You’re at the parking lot, ready to ride, but before you hit the trail for the first time this year, be sure to check these things off your list.

by Trish Drinkle
A mountain sledder carves fresh powder in the BC backcountry.
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First ride of the snowmobiling season—how to make it a success

Here are six pre-season tips to help you make the most of your first adventures

by Trish Drinkle
Group of snowmobilers
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Eleven simple mistakes that can ruin a good day of riding

Speaking from years of experience, Trish Drinkle presents 11 common mistakes of sledders and how to avoid them

by Trish Drinkle
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Then and now: confessions of a mountain rider

Here are 11 confessions related to avalanche safety, winter survival and backcountry preparedness from B.C. sledder Trish Drinkle.

by Trish Drinkle
Megan Render, wearing a purple snowmobilers jacket and touque is standing in front of a snow covered bush on a sunny day.
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Returning to the ride after an injury

Injuries can leave you discouraged and frustrated if you are waiting to start riding again. Here are seven practical tips to get you back in the saddl

by Trish Drinkle
A skidoo and a Artic Cat sled on a trailer.
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A snowmobiler’s pet peeves

Sometimes snowmobilers encounter stereotypes that make us cringe. Here is a list of some pet peeves submitted by real-life shredders.

by Trish Drinkle
Tamara Osborne, founder of the Betties Powersports Network working hard in the not so off season to produce this years Bettie Adventures Snowmobiling film.
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Snowmobile season never truly ends

For many dedicated snow passionate individuals, snowmobiling season never truly ends

by Trish Drinkle
A photo of Stephanie Schwartz
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Ride like a girl

If I am hucking a cornice, weaving a wicked line through the trees or climbing a chute, do I suddenly change gender?

by Trish Drinkle
Riders gathered around a broken sled.
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10 ways to make a difference when visiting snowmobile areas

Here are some practical ways to be a responsible rider and set a good example for others to follow.

by Trish Drinkle
A man riding a snow bike across a steep sidehill.
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Snow bikers, stay safe this season

As snow biking grows in popularity so does the need for safety.

by Trish Drinkle
A man in a white helmet on a green snow bike.
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The one-ski phenomenon

Professional dirt bike rider Reagan Sieg is ready to take Timbersled and the sport of mountain snow biking to a whole new level this season.

by Trish Drinkle
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Dream shredders

The Super Braap Man and the She-Shredding Dream Girl

by Trish Drinkle
A pregnant woman in a red and white shirt standing beside her sled.
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Sledding while pregnant

Here is some advice from a mother on whether you should ride snowmobiles while pregnant.

by Trish Drinkle
Photo of a man loading a snowmobile onto a trailer.
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Loading snowmobiles with Sure Load

Loading snowmobiles is safer with the Sure Load device.

by Trish Drinkle
A group of girls gathered together.
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Nelson Unladylike Ladies Ride, take 2

The second Nelson Unladylike Ladies ride on February 2, 2013, really was magical.

by Trish Drinkle