Category: Destinations

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…

Yamafest 2019 and the Winter That Keeps on Giving

What better way to show off some new iron than to invite a bunch of snowmobile enthusiasts, head up one of the best mountain snowmobiling zones on earth and give everyone in…

Silent Pass, Golden BC

It’s a long way in, but the sledders who regularly ride Silent Pass know that the ride is worth it. The trail goes deep into the Purcell Range, where the peaks are…

Vancouver Island Sled Bum, Tom Walker

With average winter temperatures above 5°C, Vancouver Island doesn't get much snow. So what's a sled bum like Tom Walker doing living there then?

Riley Suhan Gets The Green Light To Ride Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

Riley Suhan had been handed a once-in-a-lifetime chance to shred the off-limits peaks of Kicking Horse Mountain Resort on his snowmobile.