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Street scene in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan with Snowmobile Congress logo.
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The 51st International Snowmobile Congress Just Around the Corner

The International Snowmobile Congress is held to learn about issues important to snowmobiling and how to keep our recreation the best it can be

This vintage wildcat, an Arctic Cat Panther, was found on display in a local farmer's field - part of an estate sale.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: 1972 Arctic Cat Panther 440

For all the performance features of the Panther 440, the crowning touch has to be the leopard print stripes on the seat

A classic Johnson snowmobile, Model 21, with view of mountains in background.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone—1970’s Johnson model 21

Here's another baby-blue classic Johnson snowmobile—model 21—produced by the Outboard Marine Corporation back in the 1970’s.

A 1970’s Rupp 44 Sprint snowmobile.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: 1970’s Rupp 44 Sprint

Rupp, like many vintage snowmobiles, has a strong legacy in the snowmobile annals of history.

Lady sledder sitting on snowmobile.
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From the BCSF Office: We Are Backcountry Stewards Not Users

The BC Snowmobile Federation is happy with the great turnouts at the recent Caribou Community Consultation meetings

by Donegal Wilson, Executive Director, BCSF
This black vintage snowmobile has red squares along the side with a white stripe underneath
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: 1976 Yamaha SRX 340 factory race sled

Calvin Robinson has a sweet-looking 1976 Yamaha SRX 340 factory race sled

José Boisjoli, President and CEO of BRP
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BRP announces José Boisjoli now Chairman of the Board

José Boisjoli will succeed Laurent Beaudoin in the role, who has served as Chairman for the past 16 years

John Deere Liquifire 440, black and yellow in colour.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: 1980’s John Deere Liquifire

John Deere machines spent a relatively brief appearance on the competitive snowmobile scene back in late 1970's and early 1980's

Kris Peltzer is shown here riding an old Arctic Cat 440 complete with custom Mac Tools tool box strapped on the back of his machine.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: Annual Poker Run and Vintage Ride in Cranbrook, B.C.

The Cranbrook Snowmobile Club held their annual Poker Run and Vintage Ride in February, attracting riders from as far away as Ontario and Saskatchewan.

Aerial view of a herd of caribou running across a snowy, wind-swept plain.
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B.C. Provincial Caribou Recovery Program Consultation meetings continue

The public is invited to community engagement sessions to provide feedback on two draft agreements to conserve southern mountain caribou populations

Pair of tagged Southern mountain caribou being released onto snowy field.
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Caribou conservation engagement scheduled for April 15-17 in Kootenays

The two draft agreements have been developed under Section 11 of the federal Species at Risk Act

A red vintage Scorpion Trail-A-Sled snowmobile.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: Late 1960’s (?) Trail-A-Sled Scorpion

The Trail-A-Sled marketing slogan was “The only way to LIVE in winter!”

Speedway snowmobile, painted metallic blue in colour, with crossed American flags logo and 'Speedway' painted on side.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: 1972 Speedway “the blue Ferrari”

This 1972 Speedway 440 Kohler FA is owned by Alberta Relic Riders’ member Kelly Grant

1973 Ski-Doo Blizzard, painted yellow and red.
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Old Sled Zone: Award-winning 1973 Ski-Doo Blizzard Rotax 298 FA

Congratulations to Jerry Kallal on his award-winning vintage Ski Doo Blizzard

Group shot of Search & Rescue teams.
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Province provides record funding for ground search and rescue in B.C.

The funding will help the BC Search and Rescue Association (BCSARA) and GSAR groups bolster training, provide administrative support and equipment renewals.

Rider at ISOC.
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Dominant Snocross season closes with eight championships for Ski-Doo X-Team racers

Ski-Doo Snocross racers finished off the ISOC snocross season in dominant style by winning races to leave no doubt about the season championships they earned.

Still of sledders and helicopter in blizzard.
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Ski-Doo launching Escape Mountain video series

Ski-Doo snowmobiles is launching a short video series next fall that combines the fun and challenge of an escape room with a rugged, beautiful mountain setting

Elias Ishoel races to a spectacular finish.
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Ski-Doo X-Team racers take command in Iowa

Ski-Doo Snocross racers continued their historic season claiming five of six podium places in the headliner Pro class on a challenging track in Dubuque, Iowa

An impressive vintage Arctic Cat Trail cat, along with an equally impressive vintage helmet.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: 1980 Arctic Cat Trail Cat — Purring on the Trail

The Arctic Cat Trail Cat was considered a workhorse in the Arctic Cat lineup in the late 1970's and early 1980's.

Winners at the podium.
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Kody Kamm holds off Hunter Patenaude to secure second straight $10,000 payday at ERX Eliminator

Kody Kamm, the Hentges Racing/Monster Energy/Polaris rider, prevailed in the two lap head-to-head format which he has become a specialist at in recent years