Tag: Valemount

7 Epic Craft Breweries in Mountain Sledding Towns

Here’s a list of craft breweries in mountain sledding towns which are definitely worth checking out once the snow ponies are parked for the day.

BC Snowmobile Groups win National Excellence Awards

On June 8th, 2019 the Canadian Council of Snowmobile Organizations (CCSO) hosted their annual Excellence Awards in Grand Rapids, Michigan as part of the International Snowmobile Congress with over three hundred delegates…

Update: Allan Creek Shelter at Valemount Riding Zone Nearly Completed

A new warming shelter in the Allan Creek riding area near Valemount will be dedicated to pioneer and local legend, Tony Parisi, who passed away last year.

Allan Creek, Valemount BC

The south-facing side of the Premiers holds many jewels and secret stashes, but is also the access point to several massive riding zones in the far reaches of Allan Creek. Riders who…

Mountain Information Network – Your One Stop Shop for Conditions Information

The Mountain Information Network (MIN) is THE source for real-time, location-specific information on riding conditions…or it could be. Here’s the caveat.

Early Season Riding – Not All It’s Cracked up to Be

The problem is that those first ride reports don't usually show all the hazards and crappy parts that had to be endured to get that one sweet—but gingerly executed—pow turn.

Early-Season Weather Lays the Foundation for Winter Snowpack Stability

Right from the first initial snowflake that sticks to the ground, we should be paying attention. While early-season snowfalls get our blood pumping for the first rip, we can do ourselves a…

Will Chitty – A Guide’s Life for Me

There were several years when it cost more than I earned to do this job, but I never lost sight of the dream." – Will Chitty

The Human Factors and Avalanche Avoidance

As a mountain sledder who loves riding and is also fiercely dedicated to avalanche education, I am absolutely intrigued as to why mountain sledders make the decisions they do, and what we…

The Effects of Compaction on Avalanche Terrain

  Boulder Mountain, Quartz Creek, Eagle Pass and Clemina are all names of popular riding areas that are likely known throughout the majority of the snowmobile community. We call these “managed” areas,…