British Columbia Hotshot photo

Whistler is wonderful, ask any sledder.
A row of snowmobilers line up in front of a tall cabin with a steep roof amidst the forest.
Kamloops, BC

Club Profile: Kamloops Snowmobile Association

Trail maps, top snowmobile trails, club contacts and other useful information you can use before planning a snowmobile trip to Kamloops, B.C.

by Kyle Born
Three snowmobilers ride a tight trail through snow-covered trees.
Club News, BC Snowmobile Federation

The Kamloops Snowmobile Association wins Canada’s most desired snowmobiling distinction

Clemence Samson, secretary/treasurer of the Kamloops Snowmobile Association, celebrates the club’s recent CCSO and BCSF Excellence Award-winning honours

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
Mason Kenyon sits on his black and blue snowmobile in the mountains.
Club News, BC Snowmobile Federation

District of Sicamous supports BCSF resolutions to the Union of BC Municipalities

The BCSF Resolution is to establish an objective in FRPA that ensures all recreation groups are included in land planning processes going forward

by Donegal Wilson, executive director of the BC Snowmobile Federation
Colton Taphorn sits on a snowmobile in the mountains in McBride, B.C.
McBride, BC

It’s not all pristine snow and SledTown achievements—McBride has outstanding hospitality, too

Colton Taphorn, member of the McBride Big Country Snowmobile Association, knows all the hotspots to hit in McBride, B.C.

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
Andrew McKenzie stands on top of his black snowmobile, holding up his hand with a skyline of mountains in the distance.
Meet the Rider, Shuswap, BC

This hotshot YouTuber knows how to KEEPER PINNED all sledding season long (and beyond)

Andrew McKenzie, popular YouTuber near Enderby, B.C., recommends hill climbing chutes in Hunters Range

by Kyle Born
Andrew McKenzie does a re-entry on top of a mountain.
Shuswap, BC

Club profile: Hunters Range Snowmobile Association

Trail maps, top snowmobile trails, club contacts and other useful information you can use before planning a snowmobile trip to Enderby, B.C.

by Kyle Born
Carl Kuster sits on a 2022 Ski-Doo Summit snowmobile on top of a snowy mountain.
Meet the Rider, Sicamous, BC

Catching up with Carl Kuster: Owner and guide at CKMP in Sicamous, B.C.

Carl Kuster, brand ambassador for Ski-Doo, loves guiding snowmobilers through CKMP in Sicamous, B.C.

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
Snowmobilers gather around a cabin in the snow in Whitecourt, Alberta.
Club News, Alberta Snowmobile Association

Recapping Western Canada’s 2020 Excellence Award winners

Despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, snowmobile clubs across Western Canada managed to hand out their Snowmobile Excellence Awards

by Kyle Born
A snowmobiler gets air in Kamloops, B.C.
Club News, BC Snowmobile Federation

2020 British Columbia Snowmobile Federation Excellence Awards

BCSF honoured individuals, families and businesses who went above and beyond to support the sport of snowmobiling in B.C. in 2020

Melvin Garib smiles for the picture on a snowmobile trail going over a bridge with a snowmobiler behind him waving.
Meet the Rider, Vancouver Coast and Mountains, BC

This Rad Rider rides all the toys, all the time

Whatever the season, Melvin Garib is dedicated to family and powersports, including snowmobiles, ATVs, side-by-sides, Ski-Doos and boats

by Kyle Born
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
Mitch and Angie Lepage sit on a 2012 Ski-Doo Freeride for their wedding at Clemina in Valemount, B.C.
Meet the Rider, Valemount, BC

Wanna have a snowmobile-themed wedding? Here’s a bride who did it right

Mitch and Angie Lepage had a snowmobile-themed wedding at Clemina in Valemount, B.C., on March 10, 2018

by Kyle Born
A red, white and blue truck with Avalanche Canada written on the side, parked in the mountains.
Snowmobiling safety, British Columbia

Special Public Avalanche Warning issued for much of Western Canada until Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020

The snowpack is currently in a precarious state throughout these regions due to the presence of a critical weak layer 60–100 centimetres below the snow surface

A group of snwomobilers gather around a campfire to socialize.
Club News

Ed Klim, President of the ISMA, says Take a Friend Snowmobiling

Ed Klim, President of the ISMA, recommends taking friends snowmobiling to share the fun of the sport with others

by Ed Klim, President of the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association
A bald man shows of a baseball cap that reads FSA
Club News, BC Snowmobile Federation

Fernie Snowmobile Association makes big moves

Fernie Snowmobile Association summarizes exciting news as they ramp up for winter 2020/2021 operations