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Christmas Snowmobiling in Lanaudière

Christmas Snowmobiling in Lanaudière

Each fall I get inquiries from eager riders wanting to know where to go Christmas snowmobiling. Typically, they have only a few days available. So, they have limited travel time. They also want sure snow, and there’s the rub… For most eastern North America trail riding destinations, the days between Christmas and New Years are a bit of a …

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Snowmobiling Touring Stats Winter 2019

Snowmobiling Touring Stats Winter 2019

Many snowmobilers say they wish they had a job like mine. No doubt I do a lot of riding each winter for magazines and website and social media posts. But it takes plenty of time, work, organization and effort to get everything done in the relatively short window of winter. So it’s not all fun and games. Take a …

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Snowstorm Snowmobiling Tips

Snowstorm Snowmobiling Tips

Why do we need snowstorm snowmobiling tips? Is there any such thing as too much snow? For snowmobile trail riders, the answer is generally no, measured over the course of the winter. But when there’s a huge dump all at once, it’s a different story and snowstorm snowmobiling tips can be very helpful… Trail riding is the most labour …

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Sudbury Snowmobiling Snapshot

Sudbury Snowmobiling Snapshot

Start your ride planning with this Sudbury snowmobiling snapshot. It will help visiting snowmobilers find a memorable, long weekend sledding getaway of day loops in the area. Or discover an outstanding staging gateway for saddlebag rides to other destinations in Northeastern Ontario. Located in OFSC District 12, Sudbury (pop. 160,000+) is Ontario’s largest urban centre north of the Greater …

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Snowmobile Michigan Upper Peninsula Tour Planner

Snowmobile Michigan Upper Peninsula Tour Planner

Most lists of North America’s best trail riding destinations include Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (the UP). To provide this snowmobile Michigan Upper Peninsula tour planner, our Supertrax crew trailered there last winter. But figuring out where to go for our three days of riding wasn’t that easy. Why? Because the UP is made up of many popular snowmobiling areas. No …

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Finding Towns On Snowmobile Tour

Finding Towns On Snowmobile Tour

As snowmobile trail systems evolved, clubs made sure they accessed many snowbelt towns. Why? Because travelling snowmobilers need the same services and amenities as any other tourists. Unfortunately, many of these towns still haven’t realized or capitalized on the winter bonanza. Meanwhile, visiting riders continue to bring nothing but their wallets to snowmobile friendly communities. This in the dead of winter, …

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Snowmobile Tour Blitz Rides

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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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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Pembroke Ontario Snowmobiling Snapshot

Pembroke Ontario Snowmobiling Snapshot

Many riders are looking for new places to go snowmobiling for a weekend getaway. So Pembroke Ontario Snowmobiling is a great choice because it delivers everything a snowmobiler needs… Pembroke (population: 24,000) is located at the southeast corner of Algonquin Park along the Ottawa River on Highway 17. Conveniently, it’s little more than a four-hour drive from the Greater …

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Cochrane Ontario Snowmobiling Snapshot

Cochrane Ontario Snowmobiling Snapshot

Cochrane is an instantly recognizable name in snowmobiling. So why not getaway sometime this winter and give it a try? You can do multiple day rides, staying in the same hotel every night to avoid saddlebagging if you want. The Town of Cochrane (population just over 5,000) is positioned due north from Toronto on Highway 11. It’s about a …

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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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Summer Sledding For Snowmobilers

Summer Sledding For Snowmobilers

When I squeeze the throttle to go summer sledding, my Sea-Doo GTX 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 …

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