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Sledding in Alberta is a delight!
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
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
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
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
A snowmobiler looks on in the foreground with a horizon of mountain peaks in the background.
Alberta

The best places to snowmobile in Alberta

These are the Top 10 places to snowmobile in Alberta

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