British Columbia Hotshot photo

With mountain views like this, sledding the Meadow Mountain terrain is a popular choice.
The sun shines on a hillside where a snowmobiler makes fresh tracks.
Nakusp, BC

What to do when it comes to caribou

Mark Aeichele, president of the Arrow Lakes Ridge Riders in Nakusp, B.C., voluntarily closed popular riding trails after spotting caribou tracks

by Kyle Born
Mark Aeichele stands next to his 2016 Polaris Axys in Kuskanax Valley.
Nakusp, BC

Nakusp, B.C.: A little gem in the mountains

The president of the Arrow Lakes Ridge Riders, Mark Aeichele, highlights his top snowmobiling recommendations in Nakusp, B.C.

by Kyle Born
A snowmobile gets big air, leaving a powder trail in its wake.
Creston, BC

How to handle caribou, ENGOs and other obstacles on the trail

Josh Salzmann, president of Kokanee Country Snowmobile Club in Creston, B.C., discusses how the club secured a new land access permit

by Kyle Born
Ryan Thorley and others stand near an orange bamboo pole on a snow-covered mountain.
Whistler, BC

How to save your favourite snowmobile riding area

Ryan Thorley, leader of Save Sproatt in Whistler, B.C., has advice for individuals and clubs facing challenging public land use issues

by Kyle Born
Aerial view of a herd of caribou running across a snowy, wind-swept plain.
SnoRiders Insider, British Columbia

B.C. Provincial Caribou Recovery Program Consultation meetings continue

The public is invited to community engagement sessions to provide feedback on two draft agreements to conserve southern mountain caribou populations

Another medal at X Games sure brings a smile to Brock Hoyer.
XRiders, British Columbia

A conversation with three-time X Games medalist Brock Hoyer

British Columbian Brock Hoyer came away with bronze at the X Games in Aspen, Colorado

by Allison Kennedy Davies
Snowmobiles got major air at Winter Blitzville in Cranbrook, B.C.
Cranbrook, BC

8 wicked pics (and 2 rad vids) from CBK-X Winter Blitzville

Check out these snowy shots from Winter Blitzville in Cranbrook, B.C.

by Kyle Born
Doug and Val Williamson prefer ATVs with tracks to snowmobiles.
Gear, Cranbrook, BC

Winterize your ATV—add tracks!

Doug Williamson, president of the Kootenay Rockies ATV Club and charter member of the Cranbrook Snowmobile Club, outlines how to attach tracks to an ATV

by Kyle Born
Billy Stevens is usually the one shooting the photos. In this case, we get to see him in his natural habitat.
Nelson and Kaslo, BC

Billy Stevens shoots for the stars, sleds and scenic views in Nelson, B.C.

Billy Stevens, a snowmobile backcountry photographer, has built up a reputation and following for his magnificent photography skills in Nelson, B.C.

by Kyle Born
Justin Evans and Kyra Casorso have no trouble showcasing their passion for snowmobiling.
Sicamous, BC

This Enderby, B.C., family’s commitment to snowmobiling is outstanding

Justin Evans is head of an Outstanding Snowmobile Family, an award given by the British Columbia Snowmobile Federation

by Kyle Born
Brett Turcotte rides a Polaris IQR 600.
Meet the Rider, British Columbia

The man, the myth, the legend: Snowmobiling gold-medalist Brett Turcotte

Brett Turcotte, snowmobiler and two-time X Games gold medalist, has overcome a near-death experience to bring death-defying feats to the masses

by Kyle Born
Picture of snowmobile that was stolen.
SnoRiders Insider, Revelstoke, BC

Stolen Trailer and Snowmobile Alert: Revelstoke - Stealth Trailer/Polaris Razor ATV/Ski-Doo

Revelstoke Crimestoppers is calling for your help in the recovery of these motorsports products and the trailer that housed them.

Before he passed away, Rene St. Onge was deliberate in his approach to enjoying life to the fullest.
SledLife, Sicamous, BC

Tribute to Rene St. Onge

Rene St. Onge, member of the Eagle Valley Snowmobile Club in Sicamous, passed away on December 9, 2018, in a tragic snowmobiling accident

by Kyle Born
Sheldon Kelly has introduced his wife Julie Kelly to snowmobiling and she, in turn, teaches him to wakesurf in the summer.
Cranbrook, BC

Cranbrook, B.C.’s, Sheldon Kelly almost named Ski-Doo North America’s Top Snowmobiler

Sheldon Kelly, creator of the snowmobile movie series Winter Nutz, is looking to become Ski-Doo North America’s Top Snowmobiler

by Kyle Born
Hannah Dehoog rides a 2010 Kawasaki 250 four-stroke.
Smithers, BC

Hannah Dehoog: A one-of-a-kind machinery wunderkind

Hannah Dehoog, extreme female logger, snowmobiler and motorbiker in Smithers, B.C., defies expectations

by Kyle Born
Lorne Larson takes the family out for a vintage ride and wiener roast in Lloydminster, Alberta.
SledLife,

Hankerin’ for munchies: these are the best snacks to eat while sledding

Of all the meals, snacks and munchies to eat on the snowmobile trail, these are the most popular across Western Canada

by Kyle Born
Brittney Dickson (on left) takes some women out for a ride during one of Stay Wild Backcountry Skills’ Ladies Sled Shred Camps.
Snowmobiling safety, Golden, BC

Stay Wild is the Golden ticket to avalanche safety in B.C.

Brittney Dickson, owner, lead instructor and coach for sled and touring camps at Stay Wild Backcountry Skills in Golden, B.C., teaches courses for women

by Kyle Born
Snowmobilers check terrain for risky conditions
SledLife, Manitoba

Safe Riders! Chapter 1: The Snowmobile Lifestyle

The International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association has released a 13-chapter video series on YouTube about snowmobiling and safety

by Kyle Born
(L to R) BCSF president Richard Cronier, WVSS VP Rob Chemelli, WVSS secretary Melody Chemelli, WVSS president Gary Prosser, WVSS treasurer Rob McSheffrey and BCSF executive director Donegal Wilson.
SledLife,

How to run a successful snowmobile club

Gary Prosser, president of the Windermere Valley Snowmobile Society in Radium Hot Springs, B.C., offers advice about how to operate a snowmobile club

by Kyle Born
Ashley Roney Exploring Sibolas and Rhine Ridge near Houston, B.C.
Houston, BC

Houston: You’ll have no problems snowmobiling here

Located on the inner edge of B.C.’s coastal mountains, Houston’s weather conditions and high snowfall are ideal for sublime snowmobiling.

by Zoë Dupley