Arctic Cat Hotshot photo

This Wyoming snowmobile zone is popular among local and visiting sledders.
A stock photo of a green Arctic Cat Alpha.
Gear, Saskatchewan

The most popular Arctic Cat snowmobile is . . .

Snowmobile dealers across Western Canada weigh in on their best-selling Arctic Cat and why they’re so popular

by Kyle Born
A small child sits on a full-sized black snowmobile.
Gear, Rocanville, SK

What should parents look for when choosing a sled for their child?

Stan Langley, owner of Universe Satellite Sales in Rocanville, Saskatchewan, breaks down what to consider when purchasing a snowmobile for a child

by Kyle Born
An impressive vintage Arctic Cat Trail cat, along with an equally impressive vintage helmet.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: 1980 Arctic Cat Trail Cat — Purring on the Trail

The Arctic Cat Trail Cat was considered a workhorse in the Arctic Cat lineup in the late 1970's and early 1980's.

The ZR series of TRAIL snowmobiles is a highlight of Arctic Cat’s 2020 lineup of snowmobiles.
Gear

The 2020 Arctic Cat snowmobile lineup is here

Arctic Cat’s upcoming lineup of sleds includes the RIOT, ALPHA ONE and TRAIL ZR SERIES

A beautifully restored Arctic Cat Jag
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: 1981 Arctic Cat Jag

Arctic Cat first introduced the popular Jag model back in 1976.

Gear

First-ride impressions on the 2019 Arctic Cat M8000 Mountain Cat Alpha One

First-ride impressions on the 2019 Arctic Cat M8000 Mountain Cat Alpha One.

by Kirsten Armleder
Tucker Hibbert racing on track.
SnoRiders Insider

Tucker Hibbert extends points lead at Canterbury Park Snocross National

Hibbert had a strong weekend of racing at the Canterbury Park National winning all four of his qualifying rounds and the final event on night two.

Snowmobiles with sunset in background.
SnoRiders Insider

Snowmobiling – 2017-2018

The International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association has some great events planned for the upcoming sled season.

by Ed Klim
A man riding a CMX snow bike kit on a 250 Husqvarna.
Gear

Guide to 2017-2018 snow bike kits

Starting with the most popular, here is a quick guide to the different brands of snow bike conversion kits that are available for winter 2017-2018.

by Kirsten Armleder
An Arctic Cat Panther.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Sighting: Late 1970’s Arctic Cat Panther

The Arctic Cat Panther was often referred to as the Cadillac of snowmobiles in its heyday.

Arctic Cat's Craig Kennedy.
SnoRiders Insider

Arctic Cat’s Craig Kennedy appointed head of Snowmobile Division

In his new role, Craig Kennedy will be working out of Arctic Cat’s facility in Thief River Falls, Minnesota.

Former Arctic Cat building with For Lease sign on it.
SnoRiders Insider

Textron closes Arctic Cat new head office in downtown Minneapolis

Textron has taken over the lease for the former Arctic Cat building and is looking for a commercial enterprise to take over the premises.

SnoRiders Insider

Textron Announcement: Arctic Cat for Snowmobiles and Textron Off Road for Arctic Cat ATVs

The Arctic Cat brand will be used strictly on the snowmobile side of Textron's business.

Picture of vintage Arctic Cat Pantera snowmobile.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Sighting: 1970’s Arctic Cat Pantera—a ‘Rat Sled’

This Arctic Cat “rat” sled retains little of the machine’s past glory but Arctic Cat enthusiasts are sure to remember the grand days of these sleds.

SnoRiders Insider

Podium finish for Hibbert at penultimate snocross event of the season

Next up for Hibbert is the final event of the season in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, March 17 - 19.

Gear

Arctic Cat ushers in 2018 with a new engine, the Ascender platform, a youth sled and the Norseman

There's something for everyone in Arctic Cat's 2018 snowmobile lineup.

by Kirsten Armleder
Tucker Hibbert.
SnoRiders Insider

Tucker Hibbert dominates day two at Michigan Snocross National

Hibbert rode with confidence and control to win both his qualifying rounds and the final event at Soaring Eagle Resort & Casino.

Artist's rendtion of Arctic Cat building with sold sign sticking out the top.
SnoRiders Insider

10 Reasons Why Arctic Cat Was Sold to Textron

Arctic Cat was recently acquired by Textron Industries for $247 million in an all-cash deal.

Arctic Cat's new downtown head office in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
SnoRiders Insider

81% say they are worried that head offices like Arctic Cat’s will vacate Minnesota

Since last spring, at least five large public companies headquartered in Minnesota announced plans to be acquired, the latest Arctic Cat.

Key Arctic Cat Dealers