Alberta North Hotshot photo

Sledders have a need for speed in High Level, Alberta.
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

A yellow-gloved hand holds an orange Garmin inReach.
Snowmobiling safety, Grande Prairie, AB

Avalanche Canada providing forecasts via inReach to Kakwa

The Kakwa forecast contains the avalanche danger rating for treeline and alpine terrain, will indicate if there is a persistent slab problem present in the snow

A snowmobiler enjoys riding in the Kakwa region of the North Rockies.
Snowmobiling safety, Northern British Columbia

Avalanche forecasts for North Rockies available now

The North Rockies forecast region spans the Rocky Mountains from Highway 16 in the south to Hudson’s Hope, B.C., in the north

Les and Amanda L’Heureux pose on their snowmobiles in Kakwa Provincial Park.
Grande Prairie, AB

Mount Sir Alexander beckons questers from B.C. and Alberta

Les and Amanda L’Heureux volunteer endless hours for the Prince George Snowmobile Club and the BCSF

by Kyle Born
(L to R) Elburne, Freda and Barry Bean won the 2018 CCSO National Excellence Award for Snowmobile Family.
Fort McMurray, AB

The Bean family are recreating what once was in Fort McMurray, Alberta

Fort McMurray’s Bean family has won the 2018 CCSO National Excellence Award for Snowmobile Family for their tireless dedication through fire and fury

by Kyle Born
“I spend just as much time in the garage as I do riding,” said Greg Barry. “It isn’t even work for me because I love it so much.”

Tinkering with turbo in Fox Creek, Alberta

Greg Barry, Northland Sno-Goers club member in Fox Creek, Alberta, modifies and customizes sleds to go turbo

by Kyle Born
Meet the Rider, High Level, AB

Brenda Duval’s Hotshot of the month

SnoRiders catches up with the photo contest winner for the month of January 2018.

by Kirsten Armleder
Fox Creek snowmobile club cabin

Club Profile: The Northland Sno-Goers

The Northland Sno-Goers grooms the western portion of the Golden Triangle, including 250 to 300 kilometres of trails with four cabins and two rest stops.

Chris Coosemans is high in the air on his snowmobile

Explore the diversity of Northern Alberta

Alberta’s Lakeland region has multiple terrains to ride, such as farmland, bush, cutlines and hills to climb

by Kyle Born
Snowmobilers are standing around and relaxing at one of three picnic areas on the Watt Mountain loop.
High Level, AB

Raising the bar

High Level is one of Alberta’s finest snowmobiling destinations

by Danielle Cameron
Snowmobiling in High Level Alberta
High Level, AB

High Level is loopy

High Level’s most popular trail is the Main Loop and the main event is the Poker Rally

by Kyle Born
Riders gather just west of the staging area marked No. 10 on the trail map. The group will head towards Spotted Horse Lake next.
Athabasca, AB

Come ride with us in Athabasca, Alberta

The Athabasca River Runners recently opened a new groomed snowmobile trail near Spotted Horse Lake for Alberta’s snow riders.

by Jillian Clark
Dennis Irving, special projects, and Dave Bilsky, club president, checking out the trails before the annual club rally at the Junction off of the Trans Canada Snowmobile Trail to Grassy Lake and beyond.
Athabasca, AB

Super Dave—one of the founding fathers of Athabasca Snowmobiling

At 65, Dave Bilsky puts on more kilometres on his sled every season than you.

by Mason Buettner
The Watt Mountain Wanderers represent High Level, Alberta.
High Level, AB

Club Profile: High Level’s Watt Mountain Wanderers

Go to High Level for high-octane adventure.

Brenda Duval waits for snowfall on her Polaris Shift snowmobile.
High Level, AB

Adventure knows no age

Brenda Duval is older than most riders, but that doesn’t slow down her sledding adventures.

by Kyle Born
Peter Schlief is always prepared for nasty weather when he hits Swan City's snowmobile trails.
Grande Prairie, AB

Lifelong love for the hum of a two-stroke

Peter Schlief works as Grande Prairie Honda’s sled mechanic and spends every spare minute he can chasing the best snow across the nearby mountains

by Jillian Clark
Swan City riders heading out on the trails together.
Grande Prairie, AB

Grande Prairie’s Swan City Snowmobile Club

Aggressive mountain slopes meet family-friendly fun runs in Swan City’s snowy territory near Grande Prairie, Alberta

by Jillian Clark
Athabasca, AB

Club profile: Athabasca River Runners

Backed by a core group of local snowmobile enthusiasts, the Athabasca River Runners are a strong club with plans for the future.

by Kirsten Armleder
The inside of a store with plastic covering much of the merchandise
SnoRiders Insider, Fort McMurray, AB

BRP and Raven Motorsports to support Fort McMurray community

BRP’s donation supplements Raven’s own contribution of $10,000.

Athabasca, AB

Annual rally in Athabasca, Alberta, a success

Snow levels were down but spirits were high at the Athabasca River Runners’ annual snowmobile rally on February 20, 2016.

by Kirsten Armleder