Tag: British Columbia
April 27th, 2023 | Mountain Sledder
Special Public Avalanche Warning Issued for Western Canada
Avalanche Canada has issued a Special Public Avalanche Warning (SPAW) for the vast majority of mountainous regions in Western Canada this weekend, due to a dramatic warming trend in the forecast.
December 19th, 2022 | Mountain Sledder
Update: Canadian Government Provides $1.1M in Funding for BC Snowmobile Federation Clubs
BC Snowmobile Federation clubs are receiving $500,000 from the Government of Canada to support snowmobile infrastructure in BC.
October 30th, 2022 | Mountain Sledder
The Snow War – 1979 Rogers Pass Avalanche Control Short Film
The National Film Board of Canada has recently digitized the film The Snow War, directed by Harold Tichenor in 1979. The film describes the efforts of a mobile avalanche-control team to keep…
October 24th, 2022 | Mountain Sledder
How to Read the Avalanche Terrain Exposure Scale (ATES)
The Avalanche Terrain Exposure Scale (ATES) is a system of rating backcountry terrain by its potential to produce avalanches. It will help you know if the terrain in the area you’re planning…
October 19th, 2022 | Mountain Sledder
Blue Lake, Sicamous BC
When the sky is clear and blue, this remarkable snowmobile zone is perfect for novice to intermediate sledders who can go just about everywhere and see everything there is to see. Advanced…
October 11th, 2022 | Nicole Matei
Your Right to Snowmobile on Public Land in BC Isn’t Protected
Not only do sledders have the right, but we also have the responsibility to ensure the future of public land is made for you and me.
August 29th, 2022 | Mountain Sledder
Ride ‘n’ Q&A video with Dave Norona
Pat from Mountain Sledder is joined by Ski-Doo ambassador Dave Norona for a mic'd up ride through some beautiful backcountry British Columbia mountains, where they discuss several mountain sledding topics.
March 28th, 2022 | Mountain Sledder
Riley Suhan Backcountry Race April 2, 2022
After a two year hiatus, the Riley Suhan Backcountry Race is back for 2022, taking place near Golden, BC on April 2.
February 7th, 2022 | Gregg Emmerling
A Knife to a Gun Fight
The text asked if my son Jake and I were signed up to race in the 2nd annual Riley Suhan Backcountry Race in Golden, BC, or if we were just big talkers?…
November 18th, 2021 | Mountain Sledder
Avalanche Canada Awards 2022 Polaris PRO RMK ‘Braap It UP!’ Fundraiser Grand Prize
Avalanche Canada has handed over the keys to the winner of its snowmobile 'Braap It UP!' fundraiser grand prize, a 2022 Polaris PRO RMK.