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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 For Trail Riders

Snowstorm Snowmobiling Tips For Trail Riders

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 …

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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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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 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 a long …

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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 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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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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Algoma North Shore Loop Snowmobile Tour

Algoma North Shore Loop Snowmobile Tour

Been there, done that in Ontario’s north? For many of us, that means our habit is to trailer a beeline straight up the Highway 11 corridor to destinations much farther north. But maybe it’s time to consider something that’s closer for Ontario snowmobile tours – like snowmobiling the Algoma North Shore Loop. By way of introduction, Algoma Country …

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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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