SnoRiders’ 10 most-read snowmobile stories of 2017

From weather predictions to the latest technology from Timbersled, here are the 10 most popular stories on SnoRiders website in 2017

by Kirsten Armleder

More than 191,000 visitors came to the SnoRiders website in 2017. What headlines grabbed their attention? Below, we compile a list of the top 10 most-read stories (based on pageviews) of 2017.

1. Canadian Farmers’ Almanac Releases Forecast For Winter 2017-2018

One part snowy, one part warm and dry and one part wild, says Canadian Farmers’ Almanac.

2. 10 Reasons Why Arctic Cat Was Sold To Textron

Bringing Arctic Cat under the umbrella of an industrial giant like Textron might be just the deep-pocketed boost the struggling underdog needs to push into the motorsport big leagues.

3. SHOT, REV Gen 4 Expansion And cMotion Come Into Play With Ski-Doo’s New 2018 Snowmobile Lineup

Details are starting to emerge on the new snowmobiles for 2018. The first to launch its full lineup, Ski-Doo unveiled a revolutionary new technology called SHOT.

4. 8 Bucket List Snowmobile Destinations Around The World

From Japan to New Zealand, here are eight amazing places to go snowmobiling beyond North America.

5. How To Get Sponsored In Snowmobiling

What companies look for in a brand ambassador or sponsored rider and what it means to be one.

6. Why The Provincial Membership Plan Is The Hottest Topic In The B.C. Sled Scene

What does the PMP mean for snowmobilers in British Columbia? What’s been happening with the PMP since the BCSF Spring meeting?  Here is an update on the BCSF’s Provincial Membership Plan and its status to date.

7. The Secret’s Out And Sicamous Reigns Supreme

Find out why snowmobilers are flocking by the thousands to the once-sleepy village of Sicamous, B.C.

8. Weather Predictions For The 2017-2018 Snowmobiling Season In Western Canada

The Old Farmer’s Almanac - Canadian Edition is out, and here’s the weather prediction for winter 2017-2018.

9. Kelsey Elliot: Fully Immersed In The Sled Life

For Kelsey Elliott of Salmon Arm, B.C., snowmobiling is all things—her passion, therapy and the ultimate career path.

10. New 2018 Timbersled ARO Aimed At Putting The Bike Back In Snow Biking

The influence of Polaris on the market’s No. 1 snow bike manufacturer appears to be a good thing as engineers went back to the drawing board for 2018 and completely redesigned the Timbersled system from the ground up.

You can also check out the top 10 stories of 2016.

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