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Riley Suhan Invitational 2018 Backcountry Race Recap

April 9, 2018 |

Forty-four riders came, conquered and celebrated the inaugural Riley Suhan Invitational backcountry race event this past weekend. Here are the results.Read More

Riley Suhan Invitational Backcountry Race at Quartz Creek, Golden BC April 7

March 25, 2018 |

In the inaugural Riley Suhan Invitational backcountry race, teams of four will compete on a course that includes climbs, jumps and technical tree sections.Read More

Avalanche Canada: Throttle Decisions Video Series

November 11, 2016 |

There are two types of mountain sledders on this planet: those who choose to educate themselves about avalanches, and those who don’t. Why anyone would choose not to is beyond me, but hey, it’s your world, I’m just living in it. If you sled in the mountains, you are also … Read More

Quartz Creek Cabin Renovation

August 28, 2016 |

Big things happened last summer in Quartz Creek near Golden BC, as the Golden Snowmobile Club’s day-use cabin saw a large renovation. The GSC, which successfully applied for a grant from the Columbia Basin Trust to renovate the cabin, hired a contractor to do significant fixing and upgrading to several … Read More

Best Start To Winter… Ever?

November 18, 2015 | 1

Is this the best start to winter, ever? Of all time, probably not. The earth has been around for a really long time. And there was that whole Ice Age thing that would have probably made for wicked sledding. But it’s the best start to winter that I can remember. … Read More

March 21, 2015 Conditions Update – Golden BC

March 22, 2015 |

March 21, 2015 – Quartz Creek, Golden BC – Poor snow conditions have been definitive of this season. Yet Golden BC has been one of the few areas consistently holding down good riding conditions, but as of March 21 things have become even better. A storm has been hammering the place … Read More

Spontaneous Trips: Sled Golden

February 27, 2015 |

If there’s anything I’ve learned from the past few seasons it’s that you can never go wrong with spontaneous sled trips to Golden. Just check the avy conditions first. When someone says “we should go to the mountains today”, you’d best throw all your gear in a bag, load the … Read More

Golden BC – Conditions Update – Nov 10, 2014

November 11, 2014 | 8

Recent snowstorms and the promise of good weather inspired Aaron Bernasconi from Mountain MotorSports and I to venture out to Quartz Creek on Nov. 10, 2014. We drove past the kiosk booth for a few kms on a plowed road until the snow got too deep to drive more. There … Read More

Quartz Creek Snowmobile Area near Golden, BC

September 12, 2012 |

Quartz Creek is the most popular sledding area near Golden, BC. A variety of terrain suits a wide range of experience levels.Read More

AVY Days Wrap Up

January 11, 2010 |

Amazing day out at Quartz Creek, Golden BC helping raise money and awareness for the Canadian Avalanche Center.  With beacon demos, info sessions, and of course a great BBQ…

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