SledTown ShowDown

A complete history of SnoRiders’ SledTown ShowDown

Every SledTown ShowDown contest winner and provincial champion is chronicled for convenient reference

by Kyle Born
Grant Helgeson stands in front of three computers, looking at forecast data.
Snowmobiling safety, British Columbia

Everything you need to know about Avalanche Canada’s flexible forecast system

Grant Helgeson, product manager and senior forecaster at Avalanche Canada, details new features within Avalanche Canada’s new flexible forecast system

by Kyle Born
A yellow graphic that explains the Iron Sledder Challenge.

Iron Sledder Challenge

Alberta’s most resilient snowmobilers are sharpening their skills at the Golden Triangle’s Iron Sledder Challenge

by Kyle Born
Avalanche Canada’s website shows a map of British Columbia with parts highlighted in orange.
Snowmobiling safety, Manitoba

Avalanche Canada launches new flexible forecast system

With the new system, forecast regions are dynamic, with boundaries that change in response to conditions

Jenny Hashimoto-Wiebe smiles in front of a black truck. She wears a pink and black jacket and a hat that says Braap.
Meet the Rider, New Denver, BC

My, oh, my, it’s Miss Sled Rush!

Jenny Hashimoto-Wiebe, Miss Sled Rush 2022, outlines how to become a brand ambassador for the Alberta Snowmobile Association (ASA)

by Kyle Born
Tess Mason holds throws up the bull horns with her fingers while standing on a snowy mountain next to a Timbersled snow bike.
Snowbike

How to become a powersports brand ambassador

Tess Mason, snow biker and powersports brand ambassador for Timbersled, shares her story about how she got into the business

by Kyle Born
A line of snowmobilers on a trail in Swan Hills, Alberta.
SledTown ShowDown

Royal coronation underway: Swan Hills crowned Alberta’s SledTown ShowDown champion for first time

Don Kelm, trail co-ordinator of the Swan Hills Snow-Goers, explains how Swan Hills captured its first SledTown ShowDown provincial title in Alberta

by Kyle Born
A snowmobile trail groomer is parked next to two men on a snowmobile trail.
Swan Hills, AB

Club Profile: Swan Hills Snow-Goers

Trail maps, top snowmobile trails, club contacts and other useful information you can use before planning a snowmobile trip to Swan Hills, Alberta

by Kyle Born
A line of snowmobiles in front of the green Bertwell warm-up shelter in Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan.
SledTown ShowDown

Hudson Bay captures fourth SledTown ShowDown provincial title in Saskatchewan

Hudson Bay crowned Saskatchewan’s SledTown ShowDown champion for the fourth time

by Kyle Born
The McBride Big Country Snowmobile Association celebrates Family Day at the Lucille Cabin.
SledTown ShowDown

McBride snags its 3rd straight SledTown ShowDown provincial title

Dave McLeod, new president of the MBCSA, is thrilled to see McBride pick up SledTown ShowDown provincial hardware for four-of-the-last-five-years

by Kyle Born
Whitecourt is known as Alberta’s sledding capital. - Dave Bradley photo
Alberta

Exceptional sledding in Alberta’s Golden Triangle

Connecting Whitecourt, Fox Creek and Swan Hills, the Golden Triangle trail has a bit of everything.

by Danielle Cameron
person riding a snowmobile on the trail
Snowmobile News

Everything you need to know about Canada’s big 2022 Snowmobile and Powersports Shows

The most anticipated snowmobile and powersports shows in years are taking place across Canada in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario in fall 2022

by Kyle Born
A man wearing red and black proposes to a woman wearing blue on a snowy trail next to snowmobiles.
Meet the Rider, Saskatoon, SK

Mud or snow, Nisbet Forest is the place to go

Erin Kosowan, Rad Rider in Saskatoon, cruises through Saskatchewan on quads, snowmobiles, and crazy carpets

by Kyle Born
Gil Mangels stands behind a red 1943 Eliason Snow Toboggan.
Old Sled Zone

Military vehicles and old snowmobiles comprise Miracle of America Museum

Miracle of America Museum in Polson, Montana, contains vintage snowmobile items dating back to the 1940s that have been procured by founder Gil Mangels

by Kyle Born
Shawn Schwengler and Madison Schwengler smile for a photo on a snowy mountain.
SledLife, Crowsnest Pass, AB

How to involve your kids in snowmobiling

Shawn Schwengler, Rad Dad snowmobile rider, knows how to have a fun day with his kids in Crowsnest Pass, Alberta

by Kyle Born
A blue Sno Scoot in front of six red Sno Scoot snowmobiles.
Old Sled Zone, Manitoba

Ancient history: The best vintage snowmobile museums we’ve seen (so far)

For vintage sled enthusiasts, there are a number of museums worth exploring to take in the history of the sport

by Kyle Born
Snowmobilers
SledLife, Golden, BC

Top 10 tips to consider when renting a snowmobile

Aaron Bernasconi sat down with SnoRiders to share his tips on renting a sled and making the most of the experience.

by Karen Kornelsen
A futuristic concept snowmobile called the Snow-Crawler.
SnoRiders Insider

Top 10 weird and wild concept snowmobiles from cyberspace that will dazzle your imagination

From cutting-edge to just plain bizarre, check out these concept snowmobiles and vehicles.

by Keith Powell
Snowmobiles are parked in front of a log cabin. People gather on the porch to visit with each other.
SnoRiders Insider, Manitoba

ISMA reveals intriguing snowmobiling stats and facts

We've compiled the most compelling facts and figures from the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association's (ISMA) 2022 annual manufacturers update

Chantelle Bourgeau sits inside of a black car. She has long brown hair and wears all black.
Meet the Rider, Fort St. John, BC

Adapt or die: She-Riderz borne from creator’s baptism by fire sledding experience

Chantelle Bourgeau, creator of She-Riderz, a sled feature page for female riders, is inspiring sledders to push their limits

by Kyle Born