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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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Sundridge Ontario Snowmobile Ride Planner

Sundridge Ontario Snowmobile Ride Planner

My Sundridge Ontario snowmobile ride started by correcting an oversight. Many’s the time I’ve trailered to points farther north in search of good snow and great trails. On route, I’ve often wondered about what sledding I might be missing. There’s lots of snowy country along that 130-kilometre stretch of the 4-lane Highway 11 corridor between Huntsville and North …

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Chaudière Appalaches Quebec Snowmobile Tour

Chaudière Appalaches Quebec Snowmobile Tour

It’s interesting. Most snowmobilers in search of a good touring destination picture snowy trails in their mind’s eye. This image is typically associated with points farther north than their home base. For the region known as Chaudière Appalaches Quebec this dictum certainly holds true for snowmobilers travelling there from the bordering New England States, as so many do. …

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Ontario Snowmobile Restaurants On The Trail

Ontario Snowmobile Restaurants On The Trail

Where are the best Ontario snowmobile restaurants on Ontario snowmobile trails? It’s indisputable that snowmobilers love to eat, especially on their Ontario snowmobile tours and when Ontario snow conditions are good. In fact, cravings for sustenance motivate many an Ontario ride being planned around a favourite lunch stop, what I call a “destination eatery”. These popular eateries have …

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Ontario Snowmobile Tour Destinations Top 5

Ontario Snowmobile Tour Destinations Top 5

So what are the most popular Ontario snowmobile tour destinations? From years of snowmobiling, I’ve found my own favourites. But I also wanted to touch base with other snowmobilers for their opinions. So I recently posed the question on my Facebook page as part of my weekly “Have Your Say Mondays” poll. Snowmobilers are always more than willing …

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Barry’s Bay Ontario Snowmobiling

Barry’s Bay Ontario Snowmobiling

In recent winters, the Snow Country Snowmobile Association has more than lived up to its name in Ontario snowmobiling. If Southern Ontario has one reliable destination for good snow conditions and trails all winter, this is it. It’s part of the Ontario’s Highlands Tourism Region. No wonder snowmobilers have been flocking to this popular area for their Ontario …

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Tips For Snowmobiling Double With A Passenger

Tips For Snowmobiling Double With A Passenger

Whether you call it snowmobiling double, riding with a passenger or 2-up sledding, you’re referring to carrying two people on one snow machine. I’m talking about passengers 12 years or older here, because snowmobiling double with younger kids is different – and more important – from any other kind of riding you’ll do…  My first tip for snowmobiling double …

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Mont Laurier Quebec Snowmobile Tour Planner

Mont Laurier Quebec Snowmobile Tour Planner

You gotta love snowmobiling three different day loops from the same hotel. I described this in the Ride Snapshot above about Mont Laurier Quebec snowmobiling recently excerpted from a snowmobile magazine. That’s one reason snowmobilers looking for some of Quebec’s most reliable snow conditions return to Mont-Laurier frequently. So get ready for your long weekend getaways in the Upper Laurentians. Here’s …

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3 Day Snowmobile Tour Blitz Rides

3 Day Snowmobile Tour Blitz Rides

Some of the best snowmobiling happens during 3- day snowmobile blitz  rides. Sometimes these are known as “toothbrush trips” because that’s all you really need to take with you. A planned departure Thursday night is typical, returning home late Sunday, after doing as much sledding as your group wants on your snowmobile tour. You may also do other kinds …

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Ontario’s Self Guided Snow Tours

Ontario’s Self Guided Snow Tours

What are Ontario’s self guided snow tours? Ontario has over 30,000 kilometres (16,000 miles) of snowmobile trails across a province that’s bigger than Texas. But what rider can really fathom this huge number of OFSC Ontario snowmobile trails that appears as the world’s largest system on the Provincial Snowmobile Trail Guide? I mean, if you want to go snowmobiling, what …

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Grey Bruce Loops Ontario Snowmobile Tour

Grey Bruce Loops Ontario Snowmobile Tour

There are many reasons you should snowmobile Grey Bruce loops for your next Ontario snowmobile tour vacation. The Grey Bruce area is favourably sandwiched between Lake Huron and Georgian Bay. For snowmobilers, these lake effect snowmakers generate some of southern Ontario’s best snow conditions. They push white streamers to bury the land even when other areas aren’t getting any. Our snowmobile …

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Summer Sledding For Snowmobilers

Summer Sledding For Snowmobilers

When I squeeze the throttle to go summer sledding, my Sea-Doo GTX S 155 watercraft powers up like a thoroughbred bursting from the starting gate. I cut my trail across a table top-smooth surface and accelerate to cruising speed; the exhilaration grows with the thrill of the ride. I lean into the next turn and my jet ski corners like …

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