Jim Cottingham grooms trails for the Snowtraxx Snowmobile Club in Foxwarren, Manitoba.
Swan River, MB

Dedication leads to recognition for Manitoba groomer operator Jim Cottingham

Jim Cottingham is the 2018 Canadian Council of Snowmobile Organization’s National Excellence Award winner for Groomer Operator of the Year

by Kyle Born
Doug and Val Williamson prefer ATVs with tracks to snowmobiles.
Gear, Cranbrook, BC

Winterize your ATV—add tracks!

Doug Williamson, president of the Kootenay Rockies ATV Club and charter member of the Cranbrook Snowmobile Club, outlines how to attach tracks to an ATV

by Kyle Born
A beautifully restored Arctic Cat Jag
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: 1981 Arctic Cat Jag

Arctic Cat first introduced the popular Jag model back in 1976.

Blair Morgan at 2019 XGames in Colorado.
XRiders

Blair Morgan is back in action at the 2019 Winter X Games

Snocross legend Blair Morgan returns to the limelight after nearly a decade.

by Allison Kennedy Davies
Alyssa and Brandon Plaza are stoked to have a snowmobile mentor to look up to in Kelsey Poelt.
Crowsnest Pass, AB

Raising youngsters to be braaping buddies in Crowsnest Pass, Alberta

Kelsey Poelt, president of the Crow Snow Riders in Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, is passing on her passion for sledding to the next generation

by Kyle Born
Billy Stevens is usually the one shooting the photos. In this case, we get to see him in his natural habitat.
Nelson and Kaslo, BC

Billy Stevens shoots for the stars, sleds and scenic views in Nelson, B.C.

Billy Stevens, a snowmobile backcountry photographer, has built up a reputation and following for his magnificent photography skills in Nelson, B.C.

by Kyle Born
Avalanche Canada's newest app.
Snowmobiling safety

New tools for avalanche safety

The Dangerator is one of several new tools from Avalanche Canada

by Mary Clayton, Avalanche Canada
Ski-doo racer on track.
SnoRiders Insider

Ski-Doo X-Team racers keep bringing the heat

At the latest round of ISOC Snocross racing, held February 1-2 in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, X-Team racers collected wins in nearly every class.

XRiders

Snow-capping the peaks of the 2019 Winter X Games

Canadian Riders brought medals home after this year’s Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado.

by Allison Kennedy Davies
Justin Evans and Kyra Casorso have no trouble showcasing their passion for snowmobiling.
Kelowna, BC

This Enderby, B.C., family’s commitment to snowmobiling is outstanding

Justin Evans is head of an Outstanding Snowmobile Family, an award given by the British Columbia Snowmobile Federation

by Kyle Born
Dale Davis is the Alberta Snowmobile Association’s Excellence Award-winner for Outstanding Snowmobiler of the Year.
Westlock, AB

Dale Davis is the last of his kind in Westlock, Alberta

Dale Davis, lifetime member of the Pembina Driftbusters in Westlock, Alberta, is the Alberta Snowmobile Association’s Outstanding Snowmobiler of the Year

by Kyle Born
A Polaris factory XCR sled, customized to boost horsepower.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: 1996 Polaris XCR 600 — customized

SnoRiders reader Cam Webber says he has owned his customized snowmobile for over 6 years and it's still a fun ride.

Group of people going out snowmobiling.
SnoRiders Insider

Plan to take a vacation snowmobiling!

Want to feel energized and efficient at work? Make sure to book vacation time, and go out and enjoy snowmobiling.

Two people out enjoying a snowmobile ride.
SnoRiders Insider

Go Snowmobiling

The Go Snowmobiling and Safe Riders! campaigns are supported by the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association.

Peek-a-boo! There’s lots to see and do in Hudson Bay for you.
Hudson Bay, SK

Hudson Bay: Come for the variety, stay for the steak

Richard Dolezsar, director and trail committee chair of the Hudson Bay Trail Riders snowmobile club, recommends some of the best places to explore in Hudson Bay

by Kyle Born
Brett Turcotte rides a Polaris IQR 600.
Meet the Rider, Kootenay Rockies, BC

The man, the myth, the legend: Snowmobiling gold-medalist Brett Turcotte

Brett Turcotte, snowmobiler and two-time X Games gold medalist, has overcome a near-death experience to bring death-defying feats to the masses

by Kyle Born
The air responder transitions seamlessly between ice and water.
Snowmobiling safety, Regina, SK

Are you up for the 250 Crusade challenge?

John Maczko, operations director and chief pilot for the Canadian Rescue Hovercraft Pilots Association in Regina, Saskatchewan, is calling on crusaders

by Kyle Born
A red Ford truck.
SnoRiders Insider

BC Gaming approves capital grant for the purchase of trucks and hauling equipment

We are grateful to BC Gaming for this grant, which increases our efficiency and ability to produce world-leading safety programs.

Another podium sweep for Ski-Doo X-team Pros.
SnoRiders Insider

Ski-Doo domination continues in Deadwood

It was another weekend of pure dominance in the Pro class as X-Team riders took five of a possible six podium places.

A vintage 1970's Mercury snowmobile.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: 1970’s Merc Snowmobile

Mercury snowmobiles had a rich history in the 1970's snowmobile racing world.