A well-rounded rider

A Hot Shot entrant talks about his snowmobiling preferences

Sledder next to stood-up sled
Lamar always has company on the trails, such as his friend Tim Smith, seen here. photo by Jim Lamar

Jim Lamar from Kamloops, B.C., is an enthusiastic sledder with an appreciation for the B.C. terrain. From a young age, Lamar has been honing his skills and indulging in the first-rate territory that his province has to offer.

How long have you been sledding?

I have been sledding since I was about seven years old. I started on an old Olympic.

What type of terrain do you enjoy the most?

I love playing in the trees, boondocking and some hillclimbing.

What are your favourite sledding destinations?

I like to ride Crowfoot, Pukeashun and Grizzly—they are close to Kamloops.

Who do you enjoy sledding with?

Never solo, both with my friends and family, (and I) just got a sled for my wife.

What is your favourite machine to ride?

My trusty old 2008 M-8. It is an amazing sled.

Is there anything else you would like our readers to know?

I have a bunch of helmetcam videos on Vimeo.

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