British Columbia Hotshot photo

High above Nelson, B.C., is a winter playground.
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

A red ATV lies in a crumpled heap next to a railway track.
Snowmobiling safety, Manitoba

Railway-related fatalities involving snowmobilers continue despite warnings

Dean Solowan, police constable and community service officer, Alberta Region, has life-saving safety advice for snowmobilers

by Kyle Born
sledder on a snowy mountain in McBride
Northern British Columbia

Top snowmobiler-friendly hotels in northern B.C.

Dear sledders heading to northern BC: Here are some of the region’s best snowmobile-friendly hotels, lodges and other accommodations.

by Danielle Cameron
A row of four snowmobiles drive towards the camera.
SnoRiders Insider, Manitoba

Ed Klim, President of the ISMA, says this winter looks promising

"This winter looks and feels like it will be a great time for the snowmobile community" — Ed Klim, President of the ISMA

by Ed Klim, President of the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association
Bud Streeper races dog sleds across a snwomobile trail.
Fort Nelson, BC

Everyone and their dog enjoys Fort Nelson’s extensive trail system

Wayne Wheeler, President of the Fort Nelson Snowmobile Club, has been busy implementing trail and shelter upgrades for the last number of years

by Kyle Born
A yellow sign of the Fort Nelson Snowmobile Club
Fort Nelson, BC

Club Profile: Fort Nelson Snowmobile Club

The Fort Nelson Snowmobile Club has over 100 kilometres of groomed trails along with three warm-up shelters

by Kyle Born
Brittney Dickson sits on her snowmobile while looking at her laptop in the mountains.
Snowmobiling safety, Golden, BC

Take a COVID-safe avalanche safety course to get set for winter

Brittney Dickson, owner of Stay Wild Backcountry Skills in Golden, B.C., is brining avalanche safety training online

by Kyle Born
A computer showing the new Revelstoke Snowmobile Club website.
Club News

Revelstoke Snowmobile Club reveals new website

The Revelstoke Snowmobile Club, which is the largest of its kind in B.C. with over 800 members, has launched a new website

person on a sled in a wintery forest
Shuswap, BC

Top attractions, restaurants and snowmobiler-friendly hotels in the Shuswap area

Sledders know they can depend on the Shuswap to offer the best in B.C. hospitality

by Danielle Cameron
sledder in Revelstoke
Revelstoke, BC

Top snowmobile-friendly hotels in Revelstoke

These hotels in Revelstoke welcome snowmobilers with open arms

by Danielle Cameron
Snowmobiles are parked in front of a log cabin. People gather on the porch to visit with each other.
SnoRiders Insider, Manitoba

ISMA reveals intriguing snowmobiling stats and facts

We've compiled the most compelling facts and figures from the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association's (ISMA) 2020 annual manufacturers update

Snowmobilers ride in a line.
SnoRiders Insider, Manitoba

A message from ISMA president Ed Klim

Ed Klim, president of the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association, highlights positive trends related to snowmobiling this year

by Ed Klim, president of the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association
A snowmobiler gets massive air off a mountain as the sun shines overhead.
McBride, BC

McBride provides a picturesque backdrop with plenty of places to play in the pow

Vicki Barrett, president of the McBride Big Country Snowmobile Association, recommends riding McBride regardless of snowmobile skills

by Kyle Born
A pink snowmobiler rides a black snowmobile through rolling hills of white snow.
McBride, BC

Club Profile: McBride Big Country Snowmobile Association

The McBride Big Country Snowmobile Association is the reigning 2020 SnoRiders SledTown ShowDown Provincial Champions for B.C.

by Kyle Born
A woman wearing a backwards Avalanche Canada hat sits at a computer.
SnoRiders Insider, British Columbia

Help improve Avalanche Canada forecasts for a chance to win cash

Avalanche Canada is gathering insight from snowmobilers to conduct a study about how backcountry recreationists use public avalanche safety information

A man stands on a snowmobile with the sun hovering overhead.
SnoRiders Insider, British Columbia

GCC of B.C. promotes responsible ORV use in grasslands through its G.R.A.S.S. campaign

The Grasslands Conservation Council of British Columbia (GCC) recently updated its guidelines for ORV use on grasslands

Snowmobiling safety, Manitoba

Avalanche Canada shutting down forecasting for the season

Covid-19 pandemic prompts early end to avalanche warning service

A snowmobiler looks out across the mountains in Fernie, B.C.
SledLife, Manitoba

Snowmobiling and social distancing: Be smart and safe

The Fernie and District Search and Rescue have some wise words regarding backcountry use amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

by Kyle Born