Valemount Hotshot photo

Valemount has ample sledding areas, such as Clemina.
Trip planner: What you need to know before snowmobiling in Valemount, B.C.

Trial maps, top snowmobile trails, club contacts and other useful information you can use before planning a snowmobile trip to Valemount, B.C.

sledder riding fields of fresh powder in Valemount backcountry.
Valemount, BC

Valemount giveth white gold

Hard against the Rocky, Monashee and Cariboo mountain ranges is the village of Valemount and one of B.C.’s richest mines for white gold.

by Kirsten Armleder
Eric Dargis is riding his snowmobile in powder.
Valemount, BC

Overcoming injury and pushing the limits

After breaking his back sledding, Eric Dargis is determined to get back out to McBride and Valemount this coming season.

by Karen Kornelsen
Sean Maxwell carves a steep line into a sidehill in Valemount.
Valemount, BC

Do you have an “I know Maxwell” shirt?

Meet Sean Maxwell, Valemount’s most well-known backcountry rider and the area’s unofficial ambassador for Ski-Doo.

by Trish Drinkle
SledLife, Valemount, BC

Eight of the winter’s best snowmobiling photos

Take a look at these photos from the 2015-2016 Hotshots contest and sledding season.

by Kirsten Armleder
Richard Douslin's sled on a trail near Valemount, B.C.
SledLife, Nipawin, SK

A very welcome surprise

Reader Richard Douslin won a getaway to Terracana Ranch Resort

by Richard Douslin
Sledding in Allan Creek area in Valemount, B.C. in April 2012.

Kirsten Armleder photo
Valemount, BC

Where can I get trail passes and maps for Valemount?

Find out where to get these vital pieces of snowmobiling info for the community of Valemount, B.C.

by Danielle Cameron
Sledding in Valemount
Valemount, BC

Epic snowmobiling photos from Valemount, B.C.

Valemount has a reputation for impressive snowmobiling - take one look at these pics and you'll see why.

by Danielle Cameron
deep snow in Valemount, BC
Valemount, BC

Ample snowfall and bluebird skies attract Albertans to Valemount, BC

Weekend warriors like Sean Maxwell make the five-hour trip from Edmonton several times a season.

by Trish Drinkle
General Manager of Varda, Curtis Pawliuk.
Valemount, BC

Snowmobiling or ATVing, adventure awaits in Valemount

With snowmobiling and ATVing possibilities, Valemount, B.C., offers wonderful outdoor recreation all year round.

by Trish Drinkle
Curtis Pawliuk sitting next to his sled, enjoying the blue sky and deep powder in Valemount BC.
Valemount, BC

Valemount is a key destination for many winter enthusiasts

Valemount, B.C., offers fantastic snowmobiling for all levels of winter enthusiasts.

by Trish Drinkle
The crew focused on retrieving any stray garbage left behind during the past snowmobile season.
SledLife, Valemount, BC

Volunteers clean up the Allen Creek riding area near Valemount

Valemount and Area Recreational Association spearheaded an alpine clean-up in the popular Allen Creek riding area September 21, 2013.

by Trish Drinkle
Valemount, BC

Valemount is famous for its amazing terrain and abundant annual snowfall

With an average annual snowfall of over 1400 centimetres at 1800 metres, Valemount is one of BC’s premier mountain sledding destinations.

by Submitted
Valemount, BC

Valemount is the riding area of choice for snowmobiler born on a sled

Will Chitty said he’ll spend the rest of his life riding in Valemount.

by Karissa Gall
Valemount, BC

Valemount will soon be home to a sled-assisted ski hill

Valemount, B.C., will soon be home to British Columbia's first snowmobile-assisted ski and snowboard hill, Crystal Ridge.

by Karen Kornelsen
Photo of a guy riding a snowmobile fast across the snow on a ridge overlooking a large valley with mountains on either side.
Valemount, BC

Mountain sledding at its finest

Information and insider advice on snowmobiling in Valemount, B.C.

by Kirsten Armleder
A guy on a green snowmobile riding down a ridge with a snow-covered mountain in the background.
Valemount, BC

Sledding on mountaintops

SnoRiders' staff writer Kirsten Armleder went snowmobiling in Valemount, B.C., in April 2012.

by Kirsten Armleder

Snowmobile-friendly businesses near Valemount