Thompson Okanagan Hotshot photo

"You can see that I was being very cautious trying out my new GoPro mount! Everybody is going to want one of these!"
Foam Creek, Blue River, B.C.
Blue River, BC

It’s hard to be blue in Blue River, B.C.’s sled heaven

President of the Powder Packers, Albert Venor, shares how to have the best day ever snowmobiling in Blue River, B.C.

by Zoë Dupley
Rene St. Onge makes a 23-metre (75-foot) drop between rocks.
Sicamous, BC

This extreme sledder had his best day ever in Sicamous, B.C.

Rene St. Onge, super diehardcore sledder in Sicamous, B.C., sees sights unseen by the masses

by Kyle Born
(L to R) Curtis Pawliuk (red) and Marshall Dempster (teal) of Frozen Pirate Snow Services had an exceptional day riding in Valemount’s Allan Creek.
Valemount, BC

Approaching the crux of the matter in Valemount, B.C.

Marshall Dempster, avalanche educator and guide for Frozen Pirate Snow Services in Valemount, B.C., had his best day ever in the backcountry

by Kyle Born
Grahame Go uses a Montana 600 GPS on his Can-Am Outlander 850 Two-Up.
Snowmobiling safety, Thompson Okanagan, BC

Do you really know how to use your GPS?

Grahame Go, Vernon ATV Club member, GPS training course leader and former air deputy for Civil Air Search and Rescue in Vernon, B.C., shares his GPS tips

by Kyle Born
Line-up of kids on snowmobiles at start line of race.
Sicamous, BC

Sicamous Ripped Snow Festival

Craig Moore, Western representative of SledgeHammer Apparel, invited us to the Sicamous Ripped Snow Festival in February.

by Jillian Clark
Sean Maxwell on his Ski-Doo in Valemount.
SledLife, Valemount, BC

Behind Boosted Imagery

Camera-wielding Danny Roberts puts the Valemount shred scene in sharp focus.

by Kirsten Armleder
A sledder is shredding fresh powder in Chappell Creek in Valemount.
Valemount, BC

Valemount invites you to sledding heaven

With stellar terrain and a welcoming community, Valemount has what it takes to make snowmobilers happy.

by Danielle Cameron
Blair Trueman is airing out his sled in Blue River forested terrain.
Blue River, BC

Snowmobiling in the Thompson-Nicola Region

This part of B.C. sees plenty of snowfall and boasts a number of appealing snowmobile communities.

by Danielle Cameron
Kelsey Elliott carving a steep downhill descent.
SledLife, Sicamous, BC

Kelsey Elliott: Fully immersed in the sled life

For Kelsey Elliott of Salmon Arm, B.C., snowmobiling is all things—her passion, therapy and the ultimate career path.

by Matthew Mallory
A GoPro photo of a snowmobiler sidehilling in Sicamous.
Sicamous, BC

5 photos that will make you want to sled Sicamous

You’ll be praying for winter to come early after seeing these snowmobiling photos from Sicamous.

by Kirsten Armleder
Carl Kuster sidehilling in Sicamous, B.C.
SledLife, Sicamous, BC

Carl Kuster lands the front cover of SnoRiders magazine

Photographer Ryen Dunford explains how he got this shot.

by Kirsten Armleder
sledder riding fields of fresh powder in Valemount backcountry.
Valemount, BC

Valemount giveth white gold

Hard against the Rocky, Monashee and Cariboo mountain ranges is the village of Valemount and one of B.C.’s richest mines for white gold.

by Kirsten Armleder
Rob Alford shredding the pow in Sicamous.
Sicamous, BC

From humble beginnings to award-winning snowmobiling

How the Eagle Valley Snowmobile Club went from grassroots organization to caretaker of an award-winning snowmobiling domain.

by Gord Bushell
Jason Ribi lays down fresh tracks in Sicamous.
Sicamous, BC

The secret’s out and Sicamous reigns supreme

Find out why snowmobilers are flocking by the thousands to the once-sleepy village of Sicamous, B.C.

by Kirsten Armleder
A view from inside one of the snow caves that riders can find along Blue River's
Blue River, BC

Club Profile: Blue River Powder Packers

Majestic peaks, spectacular views and a heaping amount of snow—Blue River is a snowmobiler’s paradise

by Kyle Born
Two RCMP officers stand beside a bait sled.
SnoRiders Insider, Sicamous, BC

Is using “Bait Sleds” entrapment—What do you think?

The RCMP Bait Sled program was launched in 2014 in response to high rates of theft in the Revelstoke and Sicamous areas.

Blue River, B.C., provides plenty of opportunities to boondock around trees.
Blue River, BC

He’s from the country and he likes it that way

Backcountry enthusiasts need to explore Blue River, B.C.

by Kyle Born
Eric Dargis is riding his snowmobile in powder.
Valemount, BC

Overcoming injury and pushing the limits

After breaking his back sledding, Eric Dargis is determined to get back out to McBride and Valemount this coming season.

by Karen Kornelsen
Sean Maxwell carves a steep line into a sidehill in Valemount.
Valemount, BC

Do you have an “I know Maxwell” shirt?

Meet Sean Maxwell, Valemount’s most well-known backcountry rider and the area’s unofficial ambassador for Ski-Doo.

by Trish Drinkle
SledLife, Valemount, BC

Eight of the winter’s best snowmobiling photos

Take a look at these photos from the 2015-2016 Hotshots contest and sledding season.

by Kirsten Armleder