Stories

This eye-catching sled is a John Deere Liquifire 440, owned by Wade Boardman.
Old Sled Zone

Best of Old Sled Zone 2019: #2 - 1980’s John Deere Liquifire

Being light, nimble, fuel efficient and stylish worked for the Liquifire and other Deere sleds of the 1980s

The eSled, manufactured by Aurora Powertrains Ltd., parked in snowy field.
SnoRiders Insider

The eSled is here! Finnish startup company Aurora Powertrains starts electric snowmobile deliveries

Aurora Powertrains Ltd., manufacturer of the Finnish electric snowmobile eSled, has entered into an agreement with Norway-based Hurtigruten Svalbard

Calvin Robinson takes pride in his Canadian 1976 Yamaha SRX 340 factory race sled
Old Sled Zone

Best of Old Sled Zone 2019: #3 - 1976 Yamaha SRX 340 factory race sled

How do you tell if a 1976 Yamaha SRX 340 is a Canadian or USA model? Calvin Robinson fills us in

2020 Ski-Doo MXZx 600RS E-TEC snowmobile.
SnoRiders Insider

Ski-Doo introduces refined 2020 MXZx 600RS (Race Special) at annual HayDays event

The MXZx 600RS E-TEC continues to leverage the industry leading REV Gen4 platform for superior rider ergonomics and handling in rough conditions

Ski-Doo racer.
SnoRiders Insider

Ski-Doo X-Team reloads for 2019 - 2020 season

On the ISOC circuit, last year’s Pro champion Elias Ishoel returns with teammate Aki Pihlaja for Boss Racing

Students learn how to measure the snowpack with long poles.
SnoRiders Insider

Ski-Doo marks a decade of free avalanche awareness seminars for all riders

The seminars use both interactive and classroom style content that is geared for riders of all skill levels, and attendees are encouraged to bring their friends

David Norona sits on his snowmobile, looking into the mountains in the distance.
Meet the Rider, Vancouver Coast and Mountains, BC

David Norona has mastered the power of positivity

David Norona, BCSF president’s award winner in Squamish, B.C., encourages snowmobilers to give of themselves

by Kyle Born
The Eskimo was produced for a short time in Quebec.
Old Sled Zone

Best of Old Sled Zone 2019: #4 - 1975 Eskimo Snowmobile

The Saskatchewan Snowmobile Show is a great venue to spot rare sleds

You just never know where you'll find a vintage sled - this beauty was spotted on a walk back to the office.
Old Sled Zone

Best of Old Sled Zone 2019: #5 - JD “Green Machine” spied

John Deere had a short but rich legacy in the snowmobile industry - they produced machines from 1971 to 1982

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
Larson’s favourite sled is his 1967 Johnson Skee Horse 20-inch track.
Old Sled Zone

Best of Old Sled Zone 2019: #6 - 1967 Johnson Skee Horse

Lorne’s Vintage Sleds displays a bevy of snowmobiles in Lloydminster, Alberta

Group of people crowded around a snowmobile.
SnoRiders Insider

Winter worshippers: Escape summer with Ski-Doo snowmobiles at Hay Days booth

Product Specialists along with Ski-Doo’s Brand Ambassadors, X-Team racers and accessory and clothing specialists will be on hand to answer questions

A vintage 1970's Mercury snowmobile.
Old Sled Zone

Best of Old Sled Zone 2019: #7 - 1970’s Merc Snowmobile

Known for their raw power and high speeds Merc sleds dominated racing circuits across the snowbelt

Snowmobilers pose on snowy trail.
SnoRiders Insider

B.C. trails enhanced with new funding

The Province is providing nearly $200,000 to B.C. outdoor clubs to support the off-road recreation industry, enhance tourism opportunities and promote health

A Polaris factory XCR sled, customized to boost horsepower.
Old Sled Zone

Best of Old Sled Zone 2019: #8 - 1996 Polaris XCR 600 — customized

Semi-retired snowmobiler Cam Webber gives us the rundown on this 1996 customized Polaris XCR 600 sled

Polaris created a fully-functioning replica of the original Lunar Rover Vehicle (LRV).
SnoRiders Insider

Polaris’ ultimate off-road vehicle: Lunar Rover replica commemorates Apollo 11 50-year anniversary

Polaris and the US Space and Rocket Center collaborated to build a working lunar rover replica

A beautifully restored Arctic Cat Jag, spotted at the Saskatchewan Snowmobile Show last fall.
Old Sled Zone

Best of Old Sled Zone 2019: #9 - 1981 Arctic Cat Jag

The Arctic Cat Jaguar was known as a fuel-efficient and rock-solid snowmobile, ideal for a first sled

Three snowmobilers pose in the mountains in Revelstoke.
Club News

2019 BCSF Excellence Awards

The 2019 BCSF Excellence Awards have been announced

by Donegal Wilson
SnoRiders Insider

Polaris evolves brand to reflect growth and encourages consumers to think outside

Corporate branding connects millions of established and new customers with Polaris’ growing family of products, services

A trio of vintage sleds takes Michael Kaplan's family out for a Family Day adventure.
Old Sled Zone

Best of Old Sled Zone 2019 - #10: Family Vintage Ride

Alberta resident Michael Kaplan took his kids out for a Family Day adventure back in February