Category: Destinations

2nd Annual Turcotte Compound Snowarama Drag Race & Freestyle Event

The 2nd annual Turcotte Compound Snowarama Drag Race and Freestyle weekend will take place this year in Clearwater, BC, on March 9-10.

The Future of Riding Mount Sproatt in Jeopardy

The future of riding on Mount Sproatt is in jeopardy. To prevent a weather-based closure from taking effect, riders are being requested not only to comply with the closure area, but to…

Grizzly Lodge is Heaven on Earth

There is literally no limit to the fun you can have in every direction from Grizzly Lodge. And one of the best things is that from the time you pull on your…

BC Coastal Range Gets Pounded by Winter Storm

In the last week, the BC Coastal Mountains have literally had over 300 cm of snowfall during the course of this epic winter storm.

Springtime Heli-Sledding in Whistler

Milestones deserve to be celebrated. So when my 50th birthday rolled around this spring I decided to splash out on a daylong heli-sledding tour with Whistler-based Head-Line Mountain Holidays.

Mountain Snowmobiling in Japan with the Ride Whister Crew

I’ve been wanting to go mountain snowmobiling in Japan for years. I’ve had many friends go on ski and snowboard trips, and they have all returned to say that the powder and…

Kamchatka – The Land of Fire and Ice

With a large military presence at the small airport, it felt like a scene from a Cold War movie when I touched down in Kamchatka. The people seemed kind but shy, and…

The Renshaw Ride Guide – McBride, BC

The Renshaw is McBride’s flagship area, boasting the largest managed riding area in BC. Renshaw offers riding for everyone from 7 to 77, with a good mix of low-angle and super-steep alpine…

Optimism Abroad – Snowmobiling in Sweden for XX Freeriders Camp

We travelled for 24 hours straight to arrive in the dark of night at the Saxnäsgården Hotell in northern Sweden. Come morning, I would finally be snowmobiling in Sweden — exploring all…

Tailgate Alaska – The Ultimate Grass Roots Event

It's all about the people! That's what makes Tailgate Alaska feel like a grass roots event, even though it does exhibit all the earmarks of a professionally-organized event. Each evening, riders return…