Stories

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

Old Sled Zone: 1967 Johnson Skee Horse

Lorne Larson of Lorne’s Vintage Sleds in Lloydminster, Alberta, shows off his 1967 Johnson Skee Horse

by Kyle Born
SledTown ShowDown

Voting starts now!

Round 1 has begun! 64 SledTowns across Western Canada vie for to be the 2019 SledTown champ

by Kyle Born
(L to R) BCSF president Richard Cronier, WVSS VP Rob Chemelli, WVSS secretary Melody Chemelli, WVSS president Gary Prosser, WVSS treasurer Rob McSheffrey and BCSF executive director Donegal Wilson.
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How to run a successful snowmobile club

Gary Prosser, president of the Windermere Valley Snowmobile Society in Radium Hot Springs, B.C., offers advice about how to operate a snowmobile club

by Kyle Born
Group of people participating in Avalanche Awareness seminar, outside in snowy field.
SnoRiders Insider

Ski-Doo continues its support of free avalanche awareness seminars in 2018

For up-to-date information on locations and times, or to register for an avalanche awareness seminar, visit the Ski-Doo website.

Some of Larson's Yamaha's are on display in Lorne's Vintage Sleds
Old Sled Zone, Alberta Central

Old Sled Zone: 1982 Yamaha SRX

Lorne Larson of Lorne’s Vintage Sleds in Lloydminster, Alberta, shows off his 1982 Yamaha SRX

by Kyle Born
Group of snowmobilers.
SnoRiders Insider

State of the Sport – update on snowmobiling in North America

Over 2 million recreationists enjoy snowmobiling in the U.S. and another 700,000 in Canada each year.

(L to R) Lorne Larson and Valdy Stephonson, president of America Vintage Snowmobile Association, pose with a 1966 prototype Evinrude Sail Master, which got kiboshed because the public didn’t like the name.
Old Sled Zone, Alberta Central

Old Sled Zone: 1966 prototype Evinrude Sail Master

Lorne Larson of Lorne’s Vintage Sleds in Lloydminster, Alberta, shows off his 1966 prototype Evinrude Sail Master

by Kyle Born
Group of snowmobilers at top of mountain with blue sky in background.
SnoRiders Insider

Zacs Tracs news: intermediate 1.5 class revamped, changes to AST1 field session timing

Zacs Tracs' mobile training courses, website and newsletters are internationally recognized for raising the bar on the level of avalanche education.

Contests

Take the SnoRiders survey and win cool prizes

Take the SnoRiders survey and win cool prizes

Avalanche safety is about gathering a mental toolkit full of ideas and skills that you can draw from to make decisions and to deal with situations as they come up.
SnoRiders Insider

News from Zacs Tracs Avalanche & Snow Safety

Zacs Tracs has a full load of courses posted again this season in Alberta, Saskatchewan, B.C. and Manitoba.

A woman rides a snowmobile through McBride, B.C.
Contests

SledTown ShowDown 2019 coming soon

SnoRiders will crown our 5th champion during our upcoming SledTown ShowDown contest

An ’69 Ski-Doo Alpine Invader 640 ER.
Old Sled Zone

Best of Old Sled Zone: 2018

We are pleased to re-post the “most liked” of the vintage sleds we have posted during the first 6 months of 2018.

Group of snowmobilers on trail.
SnoRiders Insider

Snowmobiling 2018-2019 Special Events Planned

The International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association is excited to announce the continuation and expansion of the Safe Riders! safety campaign.

(L to R) Lorne Larson and Valdy Stephonson, president of the America Vintage Snowmobile Association, pose with a 1966 prototype Evinrude Sail Master, which got kiboshed because the public didn’t like the name.
Old Sled Zone, Alberta Central

The owner of Lorne’s Vintage Sleds has “a crazy passion for old sleds”

Lorne Larson, owner of Lorne’s Vintage Sleds in Lloydminster, Alberta, has a snowmobile collection of 140 classic sleds on display

by Kyle Born
Group of snowmobiles on trail.
SnoRiders Insider

Facts About Snowmobiling 2018

The International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association (ISMA) highlights some facts and figures about the sport.

Calvin Robinson with his 1970 Sno-Jet Super Sport.
Old Sled Zone

Best of Old Sled Zone: 2018

We are pleased to re-post the “most liked” of the vintage sleds we have posted during the first 6 months of 2018.

A vintage Double Eagle Raider, spotted at the Cranbrook Snowmobile Club's vintage rally in February.
Old Sled Zone

Best of Old Sled Zone: 2018

We are pleased to re-post the “most liked” of the vintage sleds we have posted during the first 6 months of 2018.

The Timbersled ARO 120 being ridden on a snowy day in the forest.
SnoRiders Insider

Timbersled® ARO™ snow bike lineup expands with addition of new Timbersled ARO 129 LE

Along with the Timbersled ARO 120 and the new Timbersled ARO 129 LE, there’s the Timbersled ARO 137 for the deepest snow and steepest climbs.

Picture of limited edition Incredible Ride t-shirt.
SnoRiders Insider

Tucker Hibbert releases Incredible Ride collection

The new Incredible Ride Collection features clothing and collectable items that commemorate Hibbert’s legendary career accomplishments and victories.

Picture of yellow and black snowmobile.
SnoRiders Insider

BRP rides profitable powersports trend In North America – revenue up 18%

"We outpaced the North American powersports industry with impressive growth in retail this quarter," said José Boisjoli, president and CEO of BRP Inc.