Manitoba Hotshot photo

Charlene Isfeld embraces her passion for snowmobiling on the Manitoba terrain.
sleds lined up ready to head out on the trails
The Pas, MB

Don’t pass on The Pas

Come to this Manitoba sledder’s playground for open spaces, lakeside rides and seemingly endless terrain

by Danielle Cameron
people sledding into a forest
Swan River, MB

Swan Valley brings the snow

This Manitoba sledding zone has been a frequent Rider’s Choice Award winner

by Danielle Cameron
Five people ride three vintage snowmobiles in a Manitoba field.
Manitoba

This retro dad harkens to a time of old school sledding and inspirational parenting

Jeff MacAulay restores vintage sleds to take his family on outings through Rock Lake, Manitoba, and beyond

by Kyle Born
The Old Farmer’s Almanac weather map of Canada for winter 2019-2020.
SledLife, Manitoba

The Old Farmer’s Almanac releases forecast for winter

The forecast for winter 2018-2019 looks splendid in the prairies and chilly in southern B.C., according to The Old Farmer’s Almanac

by Kyle Born
Snowmobile racer Jordan Wahl is jettisoned from his snowmobile during a spectacular crash.

Take splendid snowmobile pics with these marvellous tips

Darryl Gershman, snowmobile ice oval racing photographer, displays his best action shots from CPTC Raceplex in Beausejour, Manitoba

by Kyle Born
A group of Flin Flon riders gather at a checkpoint on Trail 400 at the recent Frozen Aces Poker Derby.
Northern Manitoba

Flin Flon: A chill place to sled at your own pace

Dwayne Wenger, Border Explorers Snowmobile Club co-ordinator and groomer operator, suggests riders take it easy in Flin Flon, Manitoba

by Kyle Born
Jim Cottingham grooms trails for the Snowtraxx Snowmobile Club in Foxwarren, Manitoba.
Swan River, MB

Dedication leads to recognition for Manitoba groomer operator Jim Cottingham

Jim Cottingham is the 2018 Canadian Council of Snowmobile Organization’s National Excellence Award winner for Groomer Operator of the Year

by Kyle Born
A snowmobile wrapped around a tree. Picture used for Manitoba's Snoman Speed Kills Campaign.
Snowmobiling safety, Manitoba

Speed Kills: The latest campaign from Manitoba’s Snoman

This campaign encourages Manitoba snowmobilers to slow down, in an effort to decrease the number of yearly rider fatalities.

by Zoë Dupley
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
Mark Zimmerman (on the right) was named Snoman Inc.’s 2018 Outstanding Snowmobiler of the Year in Manitoba during the annual Snoman Inc. Awards Banquet on November 3.
Interlake, MB

To be the man, you gotta serve the men

Mark Zimmerman, Snoman Inc.’s 2018 Outstanding Snowmobiler of the Year in Manitoba, built his reputation on a solid foundation of volunteerism

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
Charlene Isfeld logs up to 300 miles (483 kilometres) a day on her 2012 Polaris PRO-R Rush 600.
Manitoba

Embrace the Fellowship of the Ride in Gimli, Manitoba

Charlene Isfeld, rad rider in Gimli, Manitoba, encourages fellow sledders to visit the home of the Viking

by Kyle Born
Toothpick-like trees line the left side of a trail and green trees sit on the right
The Pas, MB

Reconnecting with old friends on classic trails in The Pas

Rob Vipond, vice-president of the Kelsey Trail Sno Riders, took his wife and old friends through The Pas, Manitoba, for his best ride ever

by Kyle Born
Barry Malcolm takes his grandson, Grayson, out for rides on his snowmobile.
Swan River, MB

Swan River: “A great snowmobile town”

Barry Malcolm, dual trail system member, had his best sled ride ever in Swan River, Manitoba

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
Snowmobilers lined up on a trail near Powerview-Pine Falls.
Eastern Manitoba

Why Powerview-Pine Falls is Manitoba’s top SledTown for 2018

Right from their hotel, snowmobilers in Powerview-Pine Falls can follow velvety smooth trails deep into Manitoba’s remote woodlands.

by Kirsten Armleder
Dan Shaffer gets major air
Manitoba

Go west, young man

Dan Shaffer travelled from Dryden, Ontario, to Winnipeg, Manitoba, to pursue his passion for freestyle snowmobiling

by Kyle Born
A line-up of vintage sleds.
Old Sled Zone, Manitoba

Swan Valley set to hold Vintage Snowmobile Ride – March 10th, 2018

One of the highlights for the Swan Valley Snowmobile Club is their annual Vintage Ride.

A picture of a line-up of snowmobiles parked outside a diner on a winter day.
Old Sled Zone, Manitoba

Old Sled Zone: 1970 Skiroules at the Manitoba Centennial Run

The Centennial Run was a sledding excursion from the Peace Gardens, North Dakota, to The Pas, Manitoba.

Snowmobile riders line up at a starting line in blistering cold conditions
Meet the Rider, Manitoba

Looking back on a snowmobiling life lived well

Bill Hammond blazed a trail across Manitoba to pave the way for today’s generation of SnoRiders

by Kyle Born