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Get out and enjoy the stellar terrain around Houston, B.C.
sledder on a snowy mountain in McBride
Northern British Columbia

Top snowmobiler-friendly hotels in northern B.C.

Dear sledders heading to northern BC: Here are some of the region’s best snowmobile-friendly hotels, lodges and other accommodations.

by Danielle Cameron
Bud Streeper races dog sleds across a snwomobile trail.
Fort Nelson, BC

Everyone and their dog enjoys Fort Nelson’s extensive trail system

Wayne Wheeler, President of the Fort Nelson Snowmobile Club, has been busy implementing trail and shelter upgrades for the last number of years

by Kyle Born
A yellow sign of the Fort Nelson Snowmobile Club
Fort Nelson, BC

Club Profile: Fort Nelson Snowmobile Club

The Fort Nelson Snowmobile Club has over 100 kilometres of groomed trails along with three warm-up shelters

by Kyle Born
A snowmobiler gets massive air off a mountain as the sun shines overhead.
McBride, BC

McBride provides a picturesque backdrop with plenty of places to play in the pow

Vicki Barrett, president of the McBride Big Country Snowmobile Association, recommends riding McBride regardless of snowmobile skills

by Kyle Born
A pink snowmobiler rides a black snowmobile through rolling hills of white snow.
McBride, BC

Club Profile: McBride Big Country Snowmobile Association

The McBride Big Country Snowmobile Association is the reigning 2020 SnoRiders SledTown ShowDown Provincial Champions for B.C.

by Kyle Born
A snowmobiler gets massive air off a mountain as the sun shines overhead.

Top 10 places to snowmobile in Northern B.C.

Here’s a list of the top 10 locations to go snowmobiling in Northern British Columbia

by Kyle Born
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

A snowmobiler enjoys riding in the Kakwa region of the North Rockies.
Snowmobiling safety, Northern British Columbia

Avalanche forecasts for North Rockies available now

The North Rockies forecast region spans the Rocky Mountains from Highway 16 in the south to Hudson’s Hope, B.C., in the north

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
Mountain trails, lots of snow and interesting terrain—McBride has what snowmobilers seek.
McBride, BC

McBride is home to stellar B.C. sledding

Mountain trails, lots of snow and interesting terrain—McBride has what snowmobilers seek.

by Danielle Cameron
A long row of vintage snowmobiles is lined up in front of a warm-up cabin on a snowy mountain.
McBride, BC

Lucille Mountain has quite the Bung Bung in McBride, B.C.

Matt Elliott, Bung Bung event organizer in McBride, B.C., highlights what to look forward to during this vintage ride

by Kyle Born
Shea Long roostin' in the Shoot-Out in the Telkwa Range just outside of Houston. - Photo courtesy Shea Long.
Houston, BC

Ample snow and engaging sledding terrain in Houston, B.C.

The mountains around Houston offer stellar alpine snowmobiling.

by Danielle Cameron
A group of sledders gather at Tumbler Ridge Town Hall.
Tumbler Ridge, BC

Tumbler Ridge has snowmobile swagger

Last year’s SledTown ShowDown champion, Tumbler Ridge, B.C., is encouraging all comers to sled in its supreme snow

by Kyle Born
Meghan Bosecker pulls a wheelie on her green and black 2018 Arctic Cat M8000 Mountain Cat 153”.
Prince George, BC

Diehard sledder Meghan Bosecker has ridden Kermit to BCSF prominence

Meghan Bosecker, president of the Prince George Snowmobile Club, is the BCSF Excellence award winner for Outstanding 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
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
Tyler and Vicki Barrett rode snowmobiles to the top of Lucille Mountain on their wedding day for a once-in-a-lifetime photo shoot.
McBride, BC

Here comes the McBride . . .

Vicki Barrett, president of the McBride Big Country Snowmobile Association, had her best day ever while getting married on Lucille Mountain

by Kyle Born
Sean McCurdy rides a 2004 Polaris RMK 800 144 track.
Tumbler Ridge, BC

Tumble your way to a stellar hill climbing ridge in central B.C.

Sean McCurdy, a hill climber extraordinaire in Tumbler Ridge, B.C., would give almost anything to experience his best day ever all over again

by Kyle Born
McBride, BC

It takes more than a village to win

McBride is a tiny town with huge snowmobiling opportunities and many loyal supporters.

by Kirsten Armleder