Alberta Hotshot photo

Tyler Fitzpatrick's two sons, Ben (1.5 years old, shown on the sled) and Jack, three years old (beside his little Suzuki 50 quad) getting ready to build their riding skills.
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
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

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
Three snow bikes glide through the snow.
SledLife, Manitoba

The Top 10 SnoRiders stories of 2021

These are the 10 most popular SnoRiders articles of 2021—an eclectic batch of articles filled with practical, useful knowledge

by Kyle Born
Angel Sterling rides a 2020 Polaris Khaos on the top of a snowy mountain.
Meet the Rider, British Columbia

This Backcountry Barbie is a snow Angel

Angel Sterling doesn’t necessarily fit the Barbie profile in terms of personality, but she certainly fits the mould when it comes to being photogenic

by Kyle Born
Snowmobiling safety, Manitoba

International Snowmobile Safety Week

Snowmobile Clubs are encouraged to invite local representatives from the business community to go snowmobiling and show them known, safe riding standards

by Ed Klim, President of the ISMA
An animation of a snowmobiler wearing blue, riding through snow.
Snowmobiling safety, Manitoba

Get ready for riding season with a snowmobile safety course

SNOWMOBILEcourse.com offers official online snowmobile safety education courses for Western Canada in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba

by Kyle Born
The Old Farmer’s Almanac weather map of Canada for winter 2021-2022.
SledLife, Manitoba

The Old Farmer’s Almanac releases forecast for winter

The forecast for winter 2021-2022: Snow will fall at a near-normal, average amount from coast to coast, according to The Old Farmer’s Almanac

by Kyle Born
Two men stand behind a 1966 prototype Evinrude Sail Master in a room full of vintage snowmobiles
Old Sled Zone, Manitoba

SnoRiders’ top 10 most-read vintage sled stories of the year

From Rupp to John Deere to a museum full of vintage sleds, these old snowmobiles will make you say “WOW!”

by Kyle Born
A snowmobiler wears green on a green Arctic Cat snowmobile.
SnoRiders Insider, Manitoba

ISMA President Ed Klim reveals enlightening stats about snowmobilers

Ed Klim, President of the ISMA, reports significant growth in North American snowmobile sales

by Ed Klim, President of the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association
Audun Klath stands next to his father, son and a truck and two snowmobiles.
Meet the Rider, Fort McMurray, AB

Snowmobiling is the glue that holds family bonds

Audun Klath of Fort McMurray, Alberta, returned to snowmobiling for the chance to reconnect with family members and build new, meaningful connections

by Kyle Born
Randy Brown gives the thumbs up while wearing a bright orange jacket.
Snowmobiling safety, British Columbia

Life-saving advice from a seasoned Search & Rescue hero

Randy Brown, manager of the Penticton & District Search & Rescue and SPOT brand ambassador, discusses the importance of a reliable GPS device

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
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

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 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 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
A red ATV lies in a crumpled heap next to a railway track.
Snowmobiling safety, Manitoba

Railway-related fatalities involving snowmobilers continue despite warnings

Dean Solowan, police constable and community service officer, Alberta Region, has life-saving safety advice for snowmobilers

by Kyle Born