Category: Featured

Finnish Company Brings eSled Electric Snowmobile to Market

Aurora Powertrains, a manufacturer based in Finland's northern Lapland region, has developed and brought eSled, an electric snowmobile, to market.

Elk Valley Snow Avalanche Workshop Returns to Fernie in November

The Elk Valley Snow Avalanche Workshop welcomes avalanche professionals and recreationalists for a day of presentations and discussion of avalanche safety.

Update: Wrangler’s Cabin at Fernie Riding Zone Nears Completion

Fernie Snowmobile Association's new Wrangler's Cabin project has continued to move forward with the addition of site fill, soffit, fascia, and the beginnings of new outhouses.

For 10th Year Running, Ski-Doo Offers Free Avalanche Awareness Seminars

Again for 2019, Ski-Doo has shown support for backcountry rider eduction by offering free avalanche awareness and avoidance seminars in Canada and the US.

Easiest Way to Tow a Snowmobile

So while today's sleds are certainly more reliable than those of the past, the necessity for a good towing solution continues to exist. With that in mind, here is an overview of…

Avalanche Transceiver 101

While modern avalanche transceivers are bursting with great features, not all are created equal. With small technical differences between models, it can be difficult to know which is the right choice for…

The Rider

The Rider always felt at home here, resting at his favourite lunch spot—with the valley below and the rocky peaks above. It’s been thirty years, thought the grizzled mountain rider, since I first…

Sam Standing – Work Hard, Play Harder

It’s a long way from Whistler to the mine north of Stewart where Sam Standing works, a trip he makes there and back once a month to fill the bank account.

The Dusty Trail

It’s safe to say that Dusty Veideman and his crew were doing the trail-breaking; the sleds were just along for the ride. The crew would work to boot-pack a trail ahead so…

Economic Impact of BC Snowmobiling Assessed at $299 Million Annually

The study shows that snowmobiling generated 299.2 million dollars and contributed 21.8 million dollars in revenue to the various levels of Government.