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Snowmobiling Nosebleed Tips

Snowmobiling Nosebleed Tips

Nobody talks much about a snowmobiling nosebleed. But you’d be surprised how many riders have had one. In fact, did you know that about 60% of the population suffers nosebleeds at one time or another? Nosebleeds are more prevalent in adults over 50, especially during the winter. Typically, dried out nasal membranes cause nosebleeds. This can easily happen while …

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Quebec Annual Trail Permit Made Easy

Quebec Annual Trail Permit Made Easy

Apparently, many snowmobilers get confused about the intricacies buying a Quebec Annual Trail Permit. Note that the website of the Federation of Quebec Snowmobile Clubs (FCMQ) provides relevant information in several different places. But many visitors don’t know what to search for. Or even what questions to ask to get the info needed to purchase their Quebec Annual …

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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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Closest Ontario Trail Riding For American Snowmobilers

Closest Ontario Trail Riding For American Snowmobilers

The United States and Canada share a continent. Also, many common interests. Not least is a passion for snowmobiling. When it comes to trail riding, many of Ontario’s most popular areas are within a snowball’s throw of our shared international border. That makes them easily accessible to any American snowmobilers in search of cross border sledding adventures… American snowmobilers …

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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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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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Ontario’s Algoma Country Wilderness Snowmobile Tour

Ontario’s Algoma Country Wilderness Snowmobile Tour

It’s a fact that snow’s earlier, more reliable and longer lasting in Northern Ontario. That’s why so many snowmobilers are willing to hit the road to find it. And when they do, many are discovering some of the best snow and trail conditions exist in Ontario’s Algoma Country wilderness… It’s a vast region that stretches north almost 700 …

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Abitibi-Témiscamingue Embraces Winter

Abitibi-Témiscamingue Embraces Winter

I always look forward to snowmobiling there again. Why? Because Abitibi-Témiscamingue embraces winter. And each time I return, another awesome riding adventure reconfirms it. That’s why this snowy western region made my top 5 list of favourite Quebec destinations…   Abitibi-Témiscamingue benefits from the significant advantage of favourable geographic positioning. Its northerly location virtually guarantees early snow. And …

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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 Trail

Ontario Snowmobile Restaurants On 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 good OFSC …

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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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