British Columbia Hotshot photo

Jared Buettner tore up the powder at Boulder Mountain, and his cousin, Tina Thomas, was there to capture the moment.
A row of snowmobile riders pose for a photo on a snowy hill.
SledLife, British Columbia

Funding available now for ORV trail maintenance and safety programs in B.C.

The total available funding in 2020 is $200,000. Requests for funding from $1,000 to $20,000 will be considered

A yellow-gloved hand holds an orange Garmin inReach.
Snowmobiling safety, Grande Prairie, AB

Avalanche Canada providing forecasts via inReach to Kakwa

The Kakwa forecast contains the avalanche danger rating for treeline and alpine terrain, will indicate if there is a persistent slab problem present in the snow

A group of snowmobiles congregate to take a break and visit.
Snowmobiling safety, Manitoba

International Snowmobile Safety Week: January 18-26, 2020

Snowmobile Clubs are encouraged to invite local representatives from the business community to go snowmobiling with them and show them our known, safe riding st

by Ed Klim, President of the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association
A snowmobile glides up a mountain as the sun casts shadows in the distance.
Snowmobiling safety, Manitoba

The Safe Riders! You Make Snowmobiling Safe campaign is underway

International Snowmobile Safety Week is January 18-26, 2020

by Ed Klim, President, International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association
A snowmobile shreds through snow in front of towering mountains.
Club News, BC Snowmobile Federation

B.C. Club News: Stop being the lame duck

Join the BCSF and your local club

by Peter Doyle
A snowmobiler enjoys riding in the Kakwa region of the North Rockies.
Snowmobiling safety, Northern British Columbia

Avalanche forecasts for North Rockies available now

The North Rockies forecast region spans the Rocky Mountains from Highway 16 in the south to Hudson’s Hope, B.C., in the north

Caribou on the summit of the Creston-Salmo pass.
Club News, BC Snowmobile Federation

B.C. Club News: BCSF hires a biologist

The BCSF is excited to share that we have chosen to hire a biologist named Mike Schlegel, who has worked with mountain caribou extensively

by Donegal Wilson
Caribou graze around snowy trees.
Club News, BC Snowmobile Federation

CSSMA: New adaptive management strategy for mountain caribou habitat in Trout Lake and Nakusp, B.C.

The CSSMA has been implemented to preserve and protect the remaining Selkirk Mountain Caribou and habitat in the Trout Lake and Nakusp areas

by Donegal Wilson, Executive Director, BCSF
A man sits on his snowmobile amidst towering mountain peaks filled with snow.

Top 8 places to snowmobile in the Kootenay Rockies

Here’s a list of the top 8 locations to go snowmobiling in B.C.’s Kootenay Rockies

by Kyle Born
Les and Amanda L’Heureux pose on their snowmobiles in Kakwa Provincial Park.
Grande Prairie, AB

Mount Sir Alexander beckons questers from B.C. and Alberta

Les and Amanda L’Heureux volunteer endless hours for the Prince George Snowmobile Club and the BCSF

by Kyle Born
Josh Salzmann smiles in the foreground with snowy mountains in the background.
Creston, BC

Responsible stewardship yields hefty hardware

Josh Salzmann, president of the Kokanee Country Snowmobile Club, has elevated his club by working closely with government

by Kyle Born
Herb Shaede accepts the British Columbia Snowmobile Federation award for Groomer of the Year.
Meet the Rider, Revelstoke, BC

This award-winning groomer has snowmobiled across Canada

Herb Shaede, award-winning groomer for the Revelstoke Snowmobile Club, leaves trails smoother than a billiard tabletop

by Kyle Born
Banner Recreation & Marine’s interior showcases the store’s clothing and accessories.
SledLife, British Columbia

What does a day in the life of a snowmobile dealer look like?

Derek Bannister, owner of Banner Recreation & Marine in Golden, B.C., is a treasure trove of knowledge for aspiring snowmobile dealers

by Kyle Born
Two men use a wheelbarrow to pour concrete in a hole for a new shelter.
Valemount, BC

VARDA knows how to git ’er done in Valemount, B.C.

CCSO Excellence Award for Outstanding Snowmobile Tourism Promotion and Development goes to VARDA

by Kyle Born
Six snowmobilers drive into a snowy valley.
Valemount, BC

G’yarr, matey! Frozen Pirate wins BCSF booty

Curtis Pawliuk, owner of Frozen Pirate Snow Services in Valemount, B.C., teaches award-winning snowmobiling safety courses

by Kyle Born
Mountain trails, lots of snow and interesting terrain—McBride has what snowmobilers seek.
McBride, BC

McBride is home to stellar B.C. sledding

Mountain trails, lots of snow and interesting terrain—McBride has what snowmobilers seek.

by Danielle Cameron
A long row of vintage snowmobiles is lined up in front of a warm-up cabin on a snowy mountain.
McBride, BC

Lucille Mountain has quite the Bung Bung in McBride, B.C.

Matt Elliott, Bung Bung event organizer in McBride, B.C., highlights what to look forward to during this vintage ride

by Kyle Born
A beautiful view of mountains and a lake from behind the handlebars of a dirt bike.
Gear, Revelstoke, BC

When faced with a (Trail)fork in the road, this app knows which route to go

Matt Elliott, trail director for the Revy Riders Dirtbike Club in Revelstoke, B.C., has created a digital trail mapping network on the Trailforks app

by Kyle Born
Shea Long roostin' in the Shoot-Out in the Telkwa Range just outside of Houston. - Photo courtesy Shea Long.
Houston, BC

Ample snow and engaging sledding terrain in Houston, B.C.

The mountains around Houston offer stellar alpine snowmobiling.

by Danielle Cameron
snow in the elk valley and a snowmobiler on the trail
Sparwood, BC

Experience Kootenay sledding in the Elk Valley of B.C.

This snow-laden part of B.C. is a treat for sledders who seek adventurous mountain riding