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Amy Flowers takes her turn sledding around Frisby Ridge near Revelstoke.
Grant Helgeson stands in front of three computers, looking at forecast data.
Snowmobiling safety, British Columbia

Everything you need to know about Avalanche Canada’s flexible forecast system

Grant Helgeson, product manager and senior forecaster at Avalanche Canada, details new features within Avalanche Canada’s new flexible forecast system

by Kyle Born
Avalanche Canada’s website shows a map of British Columbia with parts highlighted in orange.
Snowmobiling safety, Manitoba

Avalanche Canada launches new flexible forecast system

With the new system, forecast regions are dynamic, with boundaries that change in response to conditions

Jenny Hashimoto-Wiebe smiles in front of a black truck. She wears a pink and black jacket and a hat that says Braap.
Meet the Rider, New Denver, BC

My, oh, my, it’s Miss Sled Rush!

Jenny Hashimoto-Wiebe, Miss Sled Rush 2022, outlines how to become a brand ambassador for the Alberta Snowmobile Association (ASA)

by Kyle Born
A blue Sno Scoot in front of six red Sno Scoot snowmobiles.
Old Sled Zone, Manitoba

Ancient history: The best vintage snowmobile museums we’ve seen (so far)

For vintage sled enthusiasts, there are a number of museums worth exploring to take in the history of the sport

by Kyle Born
Snowmobilers
SledLife, Golden, BC

Top 10 tips to consider when renting a snowmobile

Aaron Bernasconi sat down with SnoRiders to share his tips on renting a sled and making the most of the experience.

by Karen Kornelsen
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) 2022 annual manufacturers update

Chantelle Bourgeau sits inside of a black car. She has long brown hair and wears all black.
Meet the Rider, Fort St. John, BC

Adapt or die: She-Riderz borne from creator’s baptism by fire sledding experience

Chantelle Bourgeau, creator of She-Riderz, a sled feature page for female riders, is inspiring sledders to push their limits

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
Shelby Ingram wears a pink snowsuit while sitting on a snowmobile with her one-year-old son, Mason Chomica.
Snowmobiling safety,

Snowmobiling with an infant—it can be done!

Shelby Ingram, snowmobiling mom in Radium Hot Springs, details what is required to take a small child on a sled ride

by Kyle Born
A snowmobiler cuts through snow in a glad as the sun shines above the mountains in the distance.
Snowmobiling safety, British Columbia

Avalanche Canada promotes easy-to-use Mountain Information Network

The Mountain Information Network (MIN) is for getting and sharing real-time, location-specific information

Alysha “Axxe” Vlahovich smiles next to her green Kawasaki dirt bike.
Meet the Rider, Cranbrook, BC

Disability can’t restrain this axe swinging, derby pounding, dirt bike jumping, snowmobile rescuer

Alysha “Axxe” Vlahovich encourages everyone to let their soul shine through the mystical power of motorsports

by Kyle Born
Genevieve Byl wears a blue jacket and a black toque out in the snowy mountains.
Meet the Rider,

This Braap Babe has no trouble keeping up with the big boys

Genevieve Byl, sales and store manager at Trailblazn' Power Ltd. in Dawson Creek, B.C., is spreading her infectious love of snowmobiling throughout the province

by Kyle Born
A row of snowmobilers parks at the top of a snowy mountain as the sun breaks through the clouds up above.
SledLife, British Columbia

Sledfarm Rising, a snowmobile shred flick, is creating an avalanche of attention online

Sheldon Kelly, snowmobiling filmmaker in the Kootenays, highlights what makes Sledfarm Rising such an epic movie worth watching

by Kyle Born
Sheldon Kelly gets a big jump on his snowmobile on a sunny day.
SledLife, British Columbia

How to make an epic sled flick

Sheldon Kelly, snowmobile filmmaker in Cranbrook, B.C., outlines what it takes to create a jaw-dropping, adrenalin-pounding, heart-stopping sled film

by Kyle Born
Three snow bikes glide through the snow.
SledLife, Manitoba

The Top 10 SnoRiders stories of 2021

These are the 10 most popular SnoRiders articles of 2021—an eclectic batch of articles filled with practical, useful knowledge

by Kyle Born
Angel Sterling rides a 2020 Polaris Khaos on the top of a snowy mountain.
Meet the Rider, British Columbia

This Backcountry Barbie is a snow Angel

Angel Sterling doesn’t necessarily fit the Barbie profile in terms of personality, but she certainly fits the mould when it comes to being photogenic

by Kyle Born
Snowmobiling safety, Manitoba

International Snowmobile Safety Week

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

by Ed Klim, President of the ISMA
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