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Snowmobilers are in it for the long haul

When Joseph-Armand Bombardier invented the snowmobile in 1935, he created not only a sport, but a lifestyle that hundreds of thousands of people across Canada enjoy to this day. Together, they form a passionate community of likeminded individuals who gather for all kinds of reasons—from weekend rides to charity events and poker runs—but mainly to enjoy the Sled Life they love. Here, we celebrate the spirit and culture of snowmobiling with feature articles, adventure stories and general news.

Snowmobilers converse before heading out for a trip.
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Safe Riders! Chapter 7: The Importance of Staying on Trails While Snowmobiling

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

by Kyle Born
Snowmobilers converse before heading out for a trip.
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Safe Riders! Chapter 6: Hand Signals When Snowmobiling on Trails

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

by Kyle Born
Snowmobilers converse before heading out for a trip.
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Safe Riders Chapter 5: Snowmobile Operation

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

by Kyle Born
Lorne Larson takes the family out for a vintage ride and wiener roast in Lloydminster, Alberta.
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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
Courtney Fender is a fervent snowmobile drag racer.
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Snowmobile drag racing + bikinis = fun for everyone

Courtney Fender, snowmobile drag racer extraordinaire in East Jordan, Michigan, can’t get enough of the sport’s breakneck action

by Kyle Born
Snowmobilers converse before heading out for a trip.
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Safe Riders! Chapter 4: Snowmobile Avalanche Preparedness

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

by Kyle Born
Snowmobilers converse before heading out for a trip.
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Safe Riders! Chapter 3: Snowmobile Impaired & Challenging Riding

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

by Kyle Born
Snowmobilers converse before heading out for a trip.
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Safe Riders! Chapter 2: Getting Started in Snowmobiling

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

by Kyle Born
(L to R) Jason Woods, advertising consultant for SnoRiders magazine, and Samantha Ranger represented SnoRiders at our booth at the Alberta Snowmobile and Powersports Show in Edmonton, Alberta.
SledLife, Alberta Central

SnoRiders photo essay of the 2018 annual Alberta Snowmobile and Powersports Show

See a collection of exceptional photos from the 2018 annual Alberta Snowmobile and Powersports Show at the Edmonton Expo Centre in Edmonton, Alberta

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.
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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
The Old Farmer's Almanac weather map of Canada for winter 2018-2019.
SledLife, Manitoba

The Old Farmer’s Almanac releases forecast for winter 2018-2019

The forecast for winter 2018-2019 looks wonderfully white across Western Canada, according to The Old Farmer’s Almanac

by Kyle Born
Brennan Boxall surges toward the camera in an ice oval race.
SledLife, Nipawin, SK

Keith Boxall’s legacy, through the eyes of his youngest son

Catching the race bug when he was three, Brennan Boxall, 29, carries on a family legacy of left turns.

by Kirsten Armleder
Adorable Lego snowmobile
SledLife, Cranbrook, BC

LEGO snowmobile FTW!

Snowmobiles need better toy representations, so I created a magnificent machine with Lego bricks

by Kyle Born
Ryan Thorley busting through the pow in Whistler, B.C.
SledLife, Whistler, BC

Passion and perseverance push Ryan Thorley to rally for the local sled community

A solid rider and diehard from Whistler, B.C., Ryan Thorley is taking the reins in trying to secure snowmobiling in an area that might be getting closed down.

by Matthew Mallory
Kim Onasch on her camel.
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The wild and unique side of superstar snowmobilers

Digging deeper into the lives of some superstar snowmobilers, we discover personalities and passions that surprise and delight.

by Trish Drinkle
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SnoRiders’ 10 most-read snowmobile stories of 2017

From weather predictions to the latest technology from Timbersled, here are the 10 most popular stories on SnoRiders website in 2017.

by Kirsten Armleder
Andrew Munster on his sled in a shop.
SledLife, Whistler, BC

Andrew Munster: The savvy scientist of sledding

Andrew Munster is a Whistler-based inventor, filmmaker and businessman whose passion fuels his progression.

by Matthew Mallory
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Balancing powder and parenthood

How do you balance work, fun and family if you are a passionate snowmobiler?

by Trish Drinkle
Showgoers walking the red carpet at the Edmonton Snow Show.
SledLife, Alberta

5 things you missed at the Alberta Snowmobile & Powersports Show

The Edmonton Snow Show is a grand gathering of new products and like minded people.

by Kirsten Armleder