Northern British Columbia Hotshot photo

Raymond Marak revels in some fresh powder while sledding on Microwave Mountain near Smithers, B.C.
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
Cindy Rougoor carves up the snow in McBride, B.C.
Meet the Rider, McBride, BC

Steven Cosnick’s hotshot of the month

SnoRiders catches up with the photo contest winner for the month of November 2017.

by Kirsten Armleder
Rylan Hladun takes to the air in Houston on his Arctic Cat.
Houston, BC

If you crave alpine sledding, Houston will knock your socks off

This attractive B.C. community is the place to be if you love adventurous mountain snowmobiling.

by Danielle Cameron
Shown are several sledders at the
Tumbler Ridge, BC

Tumbler Ridge: Sled to your heart’s content

Come to this B.C. community for varied terrain and deep powder.

by Danielle Cameron
SledLife,

Winners of the 2016-2017 Hotshots photo contest

Here are the seven best snowmobiling photos from our Hotshots contest that were sent in during winter 2016-2017 season.

by Kirsten Armleder
A snowmobiler blasts through fresh powder in Renshaw near McBride, B.C.
Meet the Rider, McBride, BC

“To me, it means the world”

Sledding is more than mere hobby for Cynthia Rougoor of Edmonton, Alberta.

by Kirsten Armleder
Rylan Hladun takes to the air in Houston on his Arctic Cat.
Houston, BC

Houston: A groovy place to ride since the ’70s

The Houston Snowmobile Club’s roots stem from the ’70s

by Kyle Born