Kootenay Rockies Hotshot photo

Cody Lumax riding his 2014 Polaris around Nelson, B.C.
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
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
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.

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
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
(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
Dean Ingram gives a thumbs up of approval in support of sledding around Radium Hot Springs.

Radium: Sled. Soak. Sleep. Repeat.

Dean Ingram, Windermere Valley Snowmobile Society member, racks up 5,000 kilometres on his sled every winter in Radium Hot Springs

by Kyle Born
The new TS2 ride from Taiga Motors
Gear, Revelstoke, BC

Change is electrifying: Taiga Motors TS2 Debut

The specs behind the new TS2 sound impressive, but does the hype live up to the actual performance? One man put this ride to the test, so you don’t have to.

by Zoë Dupley
Teena Rumak rides a 2018 Ski-Doo Summit X through burn trees in Revelstoke.
Revelstoke, BC

Commuting 400 kilometres to play in powder

Teena Rumak, Revelstoke Snowmobile Club member, had her best day of snowmobiling in Eagle Pass, south of Revelstoke, B.C.

by Kyle Born
SnoRiders Insider, Revelstoke, BC

Revelstoke Snowmobile Club looking for General Manager

The Revelstoke Snowmobile Club has a need for a growth-minded General Manager

ATVers pose on FibreGlass Hill outside of Cranbrook
Cranbrook, BC

ATVing knows no limits in Cranbrook

Doug Williamson, charter member of the Cranbrook Snowmobile Club, recommends ATVing in Cranbrook all year round

by Kyle Born
Logan Thibodeau poses with his snowmobile at sunset
Fernie, BC

Powdered pastimes are powered with Polaris

Logan Thibodeau, a second-generation, Polaris-riding thrill-seeker, sleds through Fernie, B.C.

by Kyle Born
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
Two people doing an avalanche search.
Snowmobiling safety, Fernie, BC

Levelling up with a Companion Rescue Skills Course

As technology, techniques and our level of riding experience change, it’s important to keep our avalanche safety training up to date.

by Kirsten Armleder
A couple posing by their Polaris snowmobiles on Connell Ridge.
Meet the Rider, Cranbrook, BC

Hotshot of the month

Congratulations to Bernie Ogonoski of Cranbrook, B.C., on winning the SnoRiders Hotshots contest in December 2017.

by Kirsten Armleder