Larson’s favourite sled is his 1967 Johnson Skee Horse 20-inch track.
Old Sled Zone, Alberta Central

Old Sled Zone: 1967 Johnson Skee Horse

Lorne Larson of Lorne’s Vintage Sleds in Lloydminster, Alberta, shows off his 1967 Johnson Skee Horse

by Kyle Born
SledTown ShowDown

Voting starts now!

Round 1 has begun! 64 SledTowns across Western Canada vie for to be the 2019 SledTown champ

by Kyle Born
(L to R) BCSF president Richard Cronier, WVSS VP Rob Chemelli, WVSS secretary Melody Chemelli, WVSS president Gary Prosser, WVSS treasurer Rob McSheffrey and BCSF executive director Donegal Wilson.
SledLife,

How to run a successful snowmobile club

Gary Prosser, president of the Windermere Valley Snowmobile Society in Radium Hot Springs, B.C., offers advice about how to operate a snowmobile club

by Kyle Born
Charlene Isfeld logs up to 300 miles (483 kilometres) a day on her 2012 Polaris PRO-R Rush 600.
Manitoba

Embrace the Fellowship of the Ride in Gimli, Manitoba

Charlene Isfeld, rad rider in Gimli, Manitoba, encourages fellow sledders to visit the home of the Viking

by Kyle Born
Group of people participating in Avalanche Awareness seminar, outside in snowy field.
SnoRiders Insider

Ski-Doo continues its support of free avalanche awareness seminars in 2018

For up-to-date information on locations and times, or to register for an avalanche awareness seminar, visit the Ski-Doo website.

Some of Larson's Yamaha's are on display in Lorne's Vintage Sleds
Old Sled Zone, Alberta Central

Old Sled Zone: 1982 Yamaha SRX

Lorne Larson of Lorne’s Vintage Sleds in Lloydminster, Alberta, shows off his 1982 Yamaha SRX

by Kyle Born
Group of snowmobilers.
SnoRiders Insider

State of the Sport – update on snowmobiling in North America

Over 2 million recreationists enjoy snowmobiling in the U.S. and another 700,000 in Canada each year.

Snowmobiling trails in Swan Hills, Alberta.
Swan Hills, AB

Swan Hills Snowmobile Club is celebrating its 50th Anniversary with the ASA Jamboree

In addition to hosting the annual Alberta Snowmobile Association Jamboree, the Swan Hills Snow Goers is celebrating the club’s 50th anniversary.

by Zoë Dupley
A sledder rides through a field with mountains in the background
Prince Albert, SK

Prince Albert trails unite the region and welcome visitors

Gerry Dolezsar, member of the Prince Albert Trail Riders, has fun sledding no matter where he goes or who he’s with

by Kyle Born
Ashley Roney Exploring Sibolas and Rhine Ridge near Houston, B.C.
Houston, BC

Houston: You’ll have no problems snowmobiling here

Located on the inner edge of B.C.’s coastal mountains, Houston’s weather conditions and high snowfall are ideal for sublime snowmobiling.

by Zoë Dupley
(L to R) Lorne Larson and Valdy Stephonson, president of America Vintage Snowmobile Association, pose with a 1966 prototype Evinrude Sail Master, which got kiboshed because the public didn’t like the name.
Old Sled Zone, Alberta Central

Old Sled Zone: 1966 prototype Evinrude Sail Master

Lorne Larson of Lorne’s Vintage Sleds in Lloydminster, Alberta, shows off his 1966 prototype Evinrude Sail Master

by Kyle Born
Snowmobilers on the trails near Swan Hills, Alberta.
Swan Hills, AB

Snowmobiling in Swan Hills, Alberta

Don Kelm, who runs Wilderness Playground Tours in Swan Hills, Alberta, shares with us his best day ever.

by Zoë Dupley
M99 Velocity Carbon Helmet is high-tech carbon-fibre safety gear for your sledhead.
Gear

Velocity Carbon Helmets join the M99 2019 lineup

M99 Velocity Carbon Helmets: Sleek, aerodynamic, comfortable—includes goggles and balaclava

by Timothy Fowler
Group of snowmobilers at top of mountain with blue sky in background.
SnoRiders Insider

Zacs Tracs news: intermediate 1.5 class revamped, changes to AST1 field session timing

Zacs Tracs' mobile training courses, website and newsletters are internationally recognized for raising the bar on the level of avalanche education.

A snowmobiler standing on his ride next to a snowy tree in Wildcat Hill Provincial Park near Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan.
Hudson Bay, SK

Hitting the Trails in Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan

Hudson Bay has the potential to be your next favourite riding destination.

by Zoë Dupley
Tyler and Vicki Barrett rode snowmobiles to the top of Lucille Mountain on their wedding day for a once-in-a-lifetime photo shoot.
McBride, BC

Here comes the McBride . . .

Vicki Barrett, president of the McBride Big Country Snowmobile Association, had her best day ever while getting married on Lucille Mountain

by Kyle Born
Shown is a snowy Saskatchewan field with snowmobile tracks crisscrossing through it.
Tisdale, SK

Making tracks in Tisdale, Saskatchewan

We chatted with the president of the Tisdale Snowmobile Club about one of his most memorable rides.

by Danielle Cameron
Skis are often the first upgrade to stock sleds, and a SlyDog ski package is a great place to start.
Gear

The 6” SlyDog Trail upgrade

Track better, dart less with the most popular aftermarket swap––skis

by Timothy Fowler
Contests

Take the SnoRiders survey and win cool prizes

Take the SnoRiders survey and win cool prizes

Avalanche safety is about gathering a mental toolkit full of ideas and skills that you can draw from to make decisions and to deal with situations as they come up.
SnoRiders Insider

News from Zacs Tracs Avalanche & Snow Safety

Zacs Tracs has a full load of courses posted again this season in Alberta, Saskatchewan, B.C. and Manitoba.