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Muskoka Ontario Snowmobiling Snapshot

Muskoka Ontario Snowmobiling Snapshot

Why do we need this Muskoka Ontario snowmobiling snapshot? Sure, the name “Muskoka” may be synonymous with summer cottaging. But for many snowmobilers it’s also a great winter destination. Certainly, the same natural beauty that makes Muskoka so popular with its summer visitors is also a major winter attraction for sledders. Besides, Muskoka is located only a two-hour drive …

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Chaudière-Appalaches Quebec Snowmobiling Snapshot

Chaudière-Appalaches Quebec Snowmobiling Snapshot

Why did I prepare this Chaudière-Appalaches Quebec snowmobiling snapshot? Because I’ve visited the Quebec region known as Chaudière-Appalaches on several occasions. Each time, I’ve been impressed by its trail quality, quantity and variety. And by the region’s welcoming hospitality for snowmobilers. No wonder it’s the go-to Quebec destination for so many American snowmobilers looking primo trail riding. As you …

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Outaouais Quebec Snowmobiling Snapshot

Outaouais Quebec Snowmobiling Snapshot

This Outaouais Quebec snowmobiling snapshot provides a quick overview to get you started in the region… The Outaouais Region offers the closest Quebec snowmobiling to Eastern Ontario. Its southern edge runs along the Ottawa River. This huge swath of territory stretches west from about Montebello to Rapides-des-Joachimes (locally called “Swisha”). The region also runs north from the Ottawa-Gatineau area …

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Charlevoix Quebec Snowmobiling Snapshot

Charlevoix Quebec Snowmobiling Snapshot

My social media posts about Charlevoix Quebec snowmobiling have triggered plenty of interest. So, I decided to provide more details for riders who want to stay at the Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu this winter. Watch for my full tour article next fall in Supertrax Magazine! Let me start by saying that Charlevoix Quebec snowmobiling delivers primo trails and awesome …

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What Makes A Good Snowmobile Staging Hotel?

What Makes A Good Snowmobile Staging Hotel?

Are you looking for a good snowmobile staging hotel? For the purposes of this article, I’m talking about a staging hotel that you’re going to trailer to. And then stay for several consecutive nights while using it as a base for various day rides. This is one of the snowmobile tour types I listed in a recent article. I’ve found …

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Snowmobile Tour Types & Choices

Snowmobile Tour Types & Choices

What snowmobile tour types are right for you? Once upon a time, most snowmobiling originated from our own backyards. A large part of its appeal was day riding from home and back. Even weekend overnighters by sled started and ended there. So did multi-day getaways by snowmobile. In fact, the only time you’d trailer your sleds anywhere was for …

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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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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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Take Friends Snowmobiling Best Tips

Take Friends Snowmobiling Best Tips

So you’re about how to take friends snowmobiling for this Family Day Weekend or any other time. Maybe it’s a newbie or someone that hasn’t snowmobiled in years. How you shape the experience will determine if snowmobiling wins another convert. So please make their first ride enjoyable, safe, comfortable — and during daylight hours. You won’t get a second chance …

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