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Snowmobilers converse before heading out for a trip.
SledLife

Safe Riders! Chapter 7: The Importance of Staying on Trails While Snowmobiling

The International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association has released a 13-chapter video series on YouTube about snowmobiling and safety

by Kyle Born
Round 4 of SledTown ShowDown ends on Sunday night.
SledTown ShowDown

Snapshot of Round 4 of SledTown ShowDown (so far)

Round 4, the provincial finals of SledTown ShowDown, is the most hotly contested round yet

by Kyle Born
two snowmobilers riding on a plain with trees in the background...one sledder is giving a thumbs up sign
Snowmobile News

Sled for Eternity: A snowmobile fundraiser

Sled for Eternity with Adult and Teen Challenge this winter season.

by Jillian Clark
Group of caribou on snowy hillside.
SnoRiders Insider

Fines up to $200,000 and 6 months in jail for snowmobiling in Caribou habitat

Effective immediately, anyone operating an off-road vehicle in sensitive habitats, including southern mountain caribou habitats, will face a $575 fine.

A vintage John Deere sled.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: JD “Green Machine” spied

These popular machines in the familiar green colour came with the tagline, “Nothing Runs Like a Deere.”

A snowmobile wrapped around a tree. Picture used for Manitoba's Snoman Speed Kills Campaign.
Snowmobiling safety, Manitoba

Speed Kills: The latest campaign from Manitoba’s Snoman

This campaign encourages Manitoba snowmobilers to slow down, in an effort to decrease the number of yearly rider fatalities.

by Zoë Dupley
Snowmobilers converse before heading out for a trip.
SledLife

Safe Riders! Chapter 6: Hand Signals When Snowmobiling on Trails

The International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association has released a 13-chapter video series on YouTube about snowmobiling and safety

by Kyle Born
Bighorn area.
SnoRiders Insider, Alberta

“Bighorn Park – It’s time to act. Please Share” — says Alberta riders

Several Alberta-based motorsports dealerships, riding groups and organizations are expressing concern over the current Bighorn Public Land Use Area proposal

Saturday’s Pro Podium – Lemieux left, Tremblay right, Ishoel center.
SnoRiders Insider

Ski-Doo Snocross racers dominate Duluth ISOC season opener

Ski-Doo X-Team snocross racers left little doubt as to who the team to beat is this season after an incredibly dominant performance in Duluth, Minnesota

Sled donated by Kyle Epp, Cody Hartley and the 306 Riders Union with the help of Smith Grade Welding and Fabrication, Grip-N-Rip Racing, Recreation Supply & Co, Prairie Recreation, GGB Exhaust, FFUN Motorsports Saskatoon, Cheetah Factory Racing and Renegade Recreation.
SnoRiders Insider

Generous donations keep Avalanche Canada mobile in the mountains

The donations will make a dramatic difference in operational capacity, allowing the collection of more field data and helping with outreach in the community

Snowmobilers converse before heading out for a trip.
SledLife

Safe Riders Chapter 5: Snowmobile Operation

The International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association has released a 13-chapter video series on YouTube about snowmobiling and safety

by Kyle Born
Thompson advanced to the finals in the Manitoba bracket of the SledTown ShowDown.
SledTown ShowDown

Snap Shot: Round 3 of the SledTown ShowDown “Rocked” with a record 24,000+ votes

SnoRiders SledTown Showdown in 2018 broke all voting records with the huge number of 24,133 votes registered during Round 3

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
Courtney Fender is a fervent snowmobile drag racer.
SledLife

Snowmobile drag racing + bikinis = fun for everyone

Courtney Fender, snowmobile drag racer extraordinaire in East Jordan, Michigan, can’t get enough of the sport’s breakneck action

by Kyle Born
Sicamous is one of two B.C. finalists in the SledTown ShowDown competition.
SledTown ShowDown

SledTown ShowDown Round 4: The provincial finals!

Round 4 has begun! 8 SledTowns across Western Canada vie for to be the 2019 SledTown champ

by Kyle Born
Chris Brookes from the Alberta Snowmobile Association accepts the annual service award from Avalanche Canada. The award was presented during the Alberta Snowmobile Association's annual general meeting.
SnoRiders Insider

2018 Service Award to Chris Brookes

Avalanche Canada presents award to a long-time advocate

Canada’s Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered his fall economic statement on Wednesday, November 21, 2018.
SnoRiders Insider

Federal Minister Bill Morneau Commits $25 million to Avalanche Canada

Canada’s Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered his fall economic statement on Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Congratulations to Mark Mitchell, Al Hodgson Scholarship Fund winner.
SnoRiders Insider

The Avalanche Canada Foundation announces Al Hodgson Grant Recipient

Professional trained snowmobilers become mentors in their community, helping build a culture of safety.

A young rider gets ready to cruise the trails in Lac du Bonnet.
SledTown ShowDown

Snapshot of Round 3 of SledTown ShowDown (so far)

The SledTown ShowDown continues to garner more votes than ever before

Snowmobilers converse before heading out for a trip.
SledLife

Safe Riders! Chapter 4: Snowmobile Avalanche Preparedness

The International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association has released a 13-chapter video series on YouTube about snowmobiling and safety

by Kyle Born