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This sled is just waiting to hit the pow.
Toothpick-like trees line the left side of a trail and green trees sit on the right
The Pas, MB

Reconnecting with old friends on classic trails in The Pas

Rob Vipond, vice-president of the Kelsey Trail Sno Riders, took his wife and old friends through The Pas, Manitoba, for his best ride ever

by Kyle Born
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) Leo Zelinski, Jim McGrath, Duane Farrar and Daryl Zelinski celebrate their best day ever in Whitecourt.
Whitecourt, AB

Leo Zelinski is 76 years old and still blazing trails in Whitecourt

Leo Zelinski, 76-year-old co-founder of the Whitecourt Trail Blazers Snowmobile Club, had his best day ever as a senior sledder

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
Barry Malcolm takes his grandson, Grayson, out for rides on his snowmobile.
Swan River, MB

Swan River: “A great snowmobile town”

Barry Malcolm, dual trail system member, had his best sled ride ever in Swan River, Manitoba

by Kyle Born
Sean McCurdy rides a 2004 Polaris RMK 800 144 track.
Tumbler Ridge, BC

Tumble your way to a stellar hill climbing ridge in central B.C.

Sean McCurdy, a hill climber extraordinaire in Tumbler Ridge, B.C., would give almost anything to experience his best day ever all over again

by Kyle Born
Teena Rumak rides a 2018 Ski-Doo Summit X through burn trees in Revelstoke.
Revelstoke, BC

Commuting 400 kilometres to play in powder

Teena Rumak, Revelstoke Snowmobile Club member, had her best day of snowmobiling in Eagle Pass, south of Revelstoke, B.C.

by Kyle Born
Kelsey Poelt rides a pink snowmobile on the first day of spring.
Crowsnest Pass, AB

Climb the Castle near Crowsnest Pass, Alberta

Kelsey Poelt, president of the Crow Snow Riders in the Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, had her best day of snowmobiling on Middle Kootenay Pass

by Kyle Born
ATVers pose on FibreGlass Hill outside of Cranbrook
Cranbrook, BC

ATVing knows no limits in Cranbrook

Doug Williamson, charter member of the Cranbrook Snowmobile Club, recommends ATVing in Cranbrook all year round

by Kyle Born
Reagen Sieg, Robbie Maddison, Darren Berrecloth and Brock Buttars snow bike in Braloren, British Columbia, in February 2017.
British Columbia

Meet Darren Berrecloth, professional downhiller and sled-converted snow biker

Darren Berrecloth is living the dream—getting paid to ride. He loves the Yeti SnowMX mounted on his Husqvarna 450 when the snow clogs up the downhill trails.

by Timothy Fowler
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
Snowmobilers lined up on a trail near Powerview-Pine Falls.
Eastern Manitoba

Why Powerview-Pine Falls is Manitoba’s top SledTown for 2018

Right from their hotel, snowmobilers in Powerview-Pine Falls can follow velvety smooth trails deep into Manitoba’s remote woodlands.

by Kirsten Armleder
Dan Shaffer gets major air
Manitoba

Go west, young man

Dan Shaffer travelled from Dryden, Ontario, to Winnipeg, Manitoba, to pursue his passion for freestyle snowmobiling

by Kyle Born
Logan Thibodeau poses with his snowmobile at sunset
Fernie, BC

Powdered pastimes are powered with Polaris

Logan Thibodeau, a second-generation, Polaris-riding thrill-seeker, sleds through Fernie, B.C.

by Kyle Born
McBride, BC

It takes more than a village to win

McBride is a tiny town with huge snowmobiling opportunities and many loyal supporters.

by Kirsten Armleder
The Lil Devil's Racing team out on the track.
Saskatchewan

The Lil Devil’s Racing Team: Rad Riders Lesley Petit and Sheldon McCallum

The Lil Devil’s Racing team from Buffalo Narrows, Saskatchewan, tells us about straightline snowmobile racing, and their favourite spots to ride.

by Jillian Clark
A gorgeous mountain view of the South Rockies in Crowsnest Pass.
Crowsnest Pass, AB

Crowsnest Pass is Alberta’s top SledTown for 2018

Snowmobilers in Crowsnest Pass take pride in their riding opportunities and it shows

by Kirsten Armleder
Carving through the pow in the Pasquia Hills.

Carrot River/Arborfield wins top SledTown in Saskatchewan for 2018

Groomed trail access between communities and miles of riding opportunities in the Pasquia Hills make Carrot River/Arborfield a top snowmobiling destination.

by Kirsten Armleder
Debbie Westman is the North West Alberta Regional Director for the Alberta Snowmobile Association.
Barrhead, AB

Rad Riders: Debbie Westman

Ski-Dooer from Barrhead can’t wait for snow to fall!

by Jillian Clark
Tanya Vogt on her sled.
Saskatchewan

Rad Rider Tanya Vogt: Snowmobiler and Divas SnowGear ambassador

Tanya Vogt is a snowmobiler and ambassador for Divas SnowGear from Lloydminster who covers a lot of ground in northern Saskatchewan.

by Jillian Clark