Alberta Hotshot photo

Westlock has a number of top trails to choose from.
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 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 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
A row of four snowmobiles drive towards the camera.
SnoRiders Insider, Manitoba

Ed Klim, President of the ISMA, says this winter looks promising

"This winter looks and feels like it will be a great time for the snowmobile community" — Ed Klim, President of the ISMA

by Ed Klim, President of the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association
A snowmobiler dressed in black on a black snowmobile rides along a trail in the snow.
Club News, Alberta Snowmobile Association

The ASA is celebrating its 50th anniversary with few resources but a strong desire to ride

Chris Brookes, executive director of the Alberta Snowmobile Association, discusses the trials on the trails presented by COVID-19

by Chris Brookes, ASA executive director
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) 2020 annual manufacturers update

A snowmobiler looks ahead to a long stretch of groomed trail in between a line of trees.
Alberta Central

Albertans can’t get enough of this family-orientated, dedicated, volunteer-based club

Darin Nelson, president of the Edson Sno Seekers, encourages snowmobilers of all skills to sled Edson, Alberta

by Kyle Born
A picnic table with Edson Sno Seekers printed into the wood.
Alberta Central

Club Profile: Edson Sno Seekers

The Edson Sno Seekers are the reigning 2020 SnoRiders SledTown ShowDown Provincial Champions for Alberta

by Kyle Born
Snowmobilers ride in a line.
SnoRiders Insider, Manitoba

A message from ISMA president Ed Klim

Ed Klim, president of the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association, highlights positive trends related to snowmobiling this year

by Ed Klim, president of the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association
Snowmobiling safety, Manitoba

Avalanche Canada shutting down forecasting for the season

Covid-19 pandemic prompts early end to avalanche warning service

A snowmobiler looks out across the mountains in Fernie, B.C.
SledLife, Manitoba

Snowmobiling and social distancing: Be smart and safe

The Fernie and District Search and Rescue have some wise words regarding backcountry use amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

by Kyle Born
A line of snowmobiles ride through the snow.
Snowmobiling safety, Manitoba

Go Snowmobiling campaign is a success

Clubs, groups and associations across North America have held military rides, political rides, and snowmobile rides with friends and family alike

by Ed Klim, President of the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association
A trail map of the Golden Triangle Trail

Golden Triangle Iron Sledder Challenge

Participate in all four Golden Triangle Trail events in Fox Creek, Whitecourt and Swan Hills to be awarded an iron medal

Snowmobilers enjoy trails near Cold Lake. The Iron Horse Trail runs over 300 kilometres of groomed trail from Cold Lake and Heinsburg in the east to Waskateneau in the west.
Club News, Alberta Snowmobile Association

Alberta Club News: Visit our piece of paradise

The Myrnam Snowmobile Club has trails that vary from river flats and valleys to grand open areas

by Addam Saruk, Central Zone Regional Director