Snowmobiling safety

What you need to drive a snowmobile in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba

The rules, regulations and snowmobile licence information for each province in Western Canada.

Round 2: SledTown ShowDown 2021 continues!
SledTown ShowDown

Round 2: SledTown ShowDown 2021 continues!

32 snowmobiling destinations go head-to-head during Round 2 of SledTown ShowDown 2021

by Kyle Born
Snowmobilers ride down a snowy trail.
Club News

Update on the CCSO Snowmobile Excellence Awards

Along with the cancellation of the ISC, the CCSO Snowmobile Excellence Awards were also called off

by Kyle Born
Snowmobilers gather around a cabin in the snow in Whitecourt, Alberta.
Club News, Alberta Snowmobile Association

Recapping Western Canada’s 2020 Excellence Award winners

Despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, snowmobile clubs across Western Canada managed to hand out their Snowmobile Excellence Awards

by Kyle Born
A snowmobiler gets air in Kamloops, B.C.
Club News, BC Snowmobile Federation

2020 British Columbia Snowmobile Federation Excellence Awards

BCSF honoured individuals, families and businesses who went above and beyond to support the sport of snowmobiling in B.C. in 2020

Snowmobilers gather around a cabin in the snow in Whitecourt, Alberta.
Club News, Alberta Snowmobile Association

Alberta Snowmobile Association announces 2020 Snowmobile Excellence Awards

The ASA Snowmobile Excellence Awards honours individuals, snowmobile clubs, associations and businesses affiliated with ASA

Bob Nicol holds his Outstanding Snowmobiler of the Year award at the Diamonds in the Snow Awards.
Club News, Saskatchewan Snowmobile Association

SSA announces 2020 Diamonds in the Snow Award winners

The Diamonds in the Snow Awards are hosted by the Saskatchewan Snowmobile Association to recognize significant contributions and dedication to snowmobiling

SledTown ShowDown

Round 1: SledTown ShowDown 2021 begins!

64 snowmobiling destinations go head-to-head during Round 1 of SledTown ShowDown 2021

by Kyle Born
Melvin Garib smiles for the picture on a snowmobile trail going over a bridge with a snowmobiler behind him waving.
Meet the Rider, Vancouver Coast and Mountains, BC

This Rad Rider rides all the toys, all the time

Whatever the season, Melvin Garib is dedicated to family and powersports, including snowmobiles, ATVs, side-by-sides, Ski-Doos and boats

by Kyle Born
Alonzo Coby flies through the air in the mountains on a snowmobile.
Meet the Rider

This Native American is ushering in a new age of snowmobiling to his tribe and the next generation

Alonzo Coby, Native American sledder in Fort Hall, Idaho, is introducing snowmobiling to his tribe, family and anyone else who wants to ride

by Kyle Born
Mitch Lepage stands on a 2016 Ski-Doo Freeride and Angie stands on a 2012 Ski-Doo Freeride for their wedding at Clemina in Valemount, B.C.
Meet the Rider, Saskatchewan

Wed-by-sled: The best snowmobile-themed weddings we’ve seen (so far)

For passionate sledders, there’s one sure way to stand out from the rest: A snowmobile-themed wedding

by Kyle Born
Mitch and Angie Lepage sit on a 2012 Ski-Doo Freeride for their wedding at Clemina in Valemount, B.C.
Meet the Rider, Valemount, BC

Wanna have a snowmobile-themed wedding? Here’s a bride who did it right

Mitch and Angie Lepage had a snowmobile-themed wedding at Clemina in Valemount, B.C., on March 10, 2018

by Kyle Born
A man stands next to his snowmobile on a mountain.
SnoRiders Insider

6 tips for selling a used snowmobile

Here are some things you can do to help make your snowmobile sell faster

by Addam Saruk, ASA Regional Director for Central Alberta
A turquoise 94 Safari snowmobile.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: 94 Safari with 370 original miles

Scott Sandquist got this 94 Safari snowmobile for $800. Best of all, it only has 370 original miles on it

by Kyle Born
A snowmobiler gets air in the sunshine.
SledTown ShowDown

SledTown ShowDown 2021 Preseason: Your vote counts!

SnoRiders readers vote for the most worthy SledTowns to advance to the final bracket of SledTown ShowDown 2021

by Kyle Born
A woman sits on an electric snow scooter.
SledLife

The Top 10 SnoRiders stories of 2020

We’ve chosen our favourite 10 SnoRiders stories that are worthy of a second read

by Kyle Born
A red, white and blue truck with Avalanche Canada written on the side, parked in the mountains.
Snowmobiling safety, British Columbia

Special Public Avalanche Warning issued for much of Western Canada until Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020

The snowpack is currently in a precarious state throughout these regions due to the presence of a critical weak layer 60–100 centimetres below the snow surface

A blue and yellow snow bike gets powdered air through frosty trees.
Gear

Everything you need to know about snow bikes

From Timbersled to MotoTrax and beyond—these manufacturers provide the best snow bike kits in the market

by Kyle Born
The Ski-Doo Summit is one of the best-selling snowmobiles on the market.
Gear

Powersports store owners weigh in on their best-selling snowmobiles

We ask powersports store owners, sales staff and others within the industry about the most popular snowmobiles from Arctic Cat, Polaris, Ski-Doo and Yamaha.

by Kyle Born
A group of snwomobilers gather around a campfire to socialize.
Club News

Ed Klim, President of the ISMA, says Take a Friend Snowmobiling

Ed Klim, President of the ISMA, recommends taking friends snowmobiling to share the fun of the sport with others

by Ed Klim, President of the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association