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Quebec Snowmobile Tour Destination Favourites

Quebec Snowmobile Tour Destination Favourites

It’s a real challenge to choose the best Quebec snowmobile tour destination favourites. After all, I’ve enjoyed most every ride in La Belle Province. But many snowmobilers thinking of visiting Quebec for the first time ask me for a recommendation. So here goes… These are five of my Quebec snowmobile tour destination favourites, listed in alphabetical order. Yeah, …

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Early Season Snowmobiling Destinations

Early Season Snowmobiling Destinations

Finding sufficient snow and ready trails can be a moving target for early season riders. And sometimes getting that first trail ride involves traveling somewhere different and farther than usual to find those special sweets spots of snow in early season snowmobiling destinations. Typically, your goals are different too. They may lean more to breaking-in your new sled, checking …

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Game Changer Snowmobile Products

Game Changer Snowmobile Products

My list of game changer snowmobile products includes accessories and gear that I’ve found make my trail riding safer, easier and more comfortable. So, this post is not about performance or power or what sled is best. Instead, it’s about practical innovations that solve real world trail riding problems I’ve encountered. Over the years, I’ve tried and tested countless …

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Snowmobile Rain Riding Best Advice & Video

Snowmobile Rain Riding Best Advice & Video

Nobody in their right mind wants to go snowmobile rain riding or in a meltdown. But sometimes it’s unavoidable, especially if you do a lot of snowmobile tours. Like when you’re on a tight snowmobile vacation schedule to get to your next destination or the weather suddenly turns sour in the middle of a pleasant day ride. The one …

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Ski-Doo Renegade Enduro Snowmobile Review

Ski-Doo Renegade Enduro Snowmobile Review

I rode a 2019 Ski-Doo Renegade Enduro last winter and here’s why. As a touring trail snowmobiler, I log thousands of kilometres each season in a variety of provinces. Some if its just for fun, but much of my snowmobiling is work-related. It generates touring articles as Supertrax Magazine and Motoneige Quebec Magazine.  As a blogger, I have contributed to the Ontario Tourism …

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Riding Point Tips For Snowmobile Leaders

Riding Point Tips For Snowmobile Leaders

My top snowmobiling tips for riding point on snowmobile tours or snowmobile vacations come from many years of experience. Maybe I’m getting paranoid. Do I tempt fate each winter as I ride over 10,000 kilometres on tour for snowmobile magazines? I’m always riding point for our crew and wondering what will happen next… Over many years of snowmobiling, my concern is well founded. …

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Snowmobiling Ice Safety Tips

Snowmobiling Ice Safety Tips

Need some of my expert advice for snowmobiling ice on your snowmobile tour or snowmobile vacation? Anyone who snowmobiles will likely encounter ice at some time. Crashing suddenly through into frigid water is a scary thought. Equally frightening are prevalent myths that make too many of us complacent about the risks of ice travel. If you reassure yourself with any …

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Choosing Best Snowmobile Helmet

Choosing Best Snowmobile Helmet

Why is choosing the best snowmobile helmet important? Just like how a motorbike helmet is a necessity, your snowmobile helmet is the only item of gear that’s a legal requirement to wear while riding in most jurisdictions. Your lid helps protect your head in crashes. It deflects blows from trailside branches. It keeps your head warm. And it protects your …

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Oxygen Snowmobile Helmet Product Review

Oxygen Snowmobile Helmet Product Review

Many snowmobilers are wondering if the Oxygen Snowmobile Helmet is right for them. That’s because a helmet can be the most frustrating part of your snowmobile gear. In fact, your head protector can make or break your ride. At its premium price point, no wonder so many riders are asking for opinions about the Oxygen. And voicing them! So …

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Top Five Snowmobiling Hubs Near Golden Horseshoe Ontario

Top Five Snowmobiling Hubs Near Golden Horseshoe Ontario

Ontario is a huge place with over 30,000 kilometres of organized snowmobile trails. So how do you discover the best snowmobiling hubs near Golden Horseshoe? That’s Canada’s most densely populated region, stretching from Niagara Falls around the western end of Lake Ontario to Oshawa. It includes all of the Greater Toronto Area. There are no snowmobile trails in the …

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Ontario’s Best Butter Tarts On Snowmobile Tours

Ontario’s Best Butter Tarts On Snowmobile Tours

Why not tart up your Ontario snowmobile tour? There are many good reasons to go snowmobiling. One of them is discovering Ontario’s best butter tarts. This is a worthy, if never-ending mission. Many snowmobilers take it as seriously as what brand of sled they ride and where to find great snow conditions. It’s also a controversial search. It …

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Popular Ontario Snowmobile Clubhouses

Popular Ontario Snowmobile Clubhouses

Have you visited any of these Ontario snowmobile clubhouses? Since the first volunteers dragged an old bedspring over the snow to make it smoother to ride on, snowmobile clubs have been the backbone of organized snowmobiling in Ontario. Clubs come in many different shapes and sizes. But they share two main priorities. Operating snowmobile trails and providing snowmobilers with …

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