Trip planner: What you need to know before snowmobiling in Grande Prairie, AB

Trial maps, top snowmobile trails, club contacts and other useful information you can use before planning a snowmobile trip to Grande Prairie, AB

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

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
Peter Schlief is always prepared for nasty weather when he hits Swan City's snowmobile trails.
Grande Prairie, AB

Lifelong love for the hum of a two-stroke

Peter Schlief works as Grande Prairie Honda’s sled mechanic and spends every spare minute he can chasing the best snow across the nearby mountains

by Jillian Clark
Swan City riders heading out on the trails together.
Grande Prairie, AB

Grande Prairie’s Swan City Snowmobile Club

Aggressive mountain slopes meet family-friendly fun runs in Swan City’s snowy territory near Grande Prairie, Alberta

by Jillian Clark
Two sledders in an open meadow full of untouched powder.  It is a beautiful sunny day and there are mountains looming in the background.
Grande Prairie, AB

Grande Prairie has it all when it comes to snowmobiling

Camp at Kakwa Wildland Park staging area to hit the trails at first light, or take a short drive from the city and go for a rip at Big Mountain.

by Mason Buettner
Four sleds and three riders pose in a row against a background of majestic blue snowcapped mountains and evergreen trees.
Grande Prairie, AB

Grande Prairie, grand club

The Swan City Snowmobile Club has been around long enough that its favoured sport is very well established.

by Kristen Mitchell

Snowmobile-friendly businesses near Grande Prairie