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Summer Sledding Is Next Best Thing For Snowmobilers

Discover Summer Sledding By Touring On Sea Doo Watercraft… 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 …

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2017 Winter Failed To Deliver For Many Snowmobilers

Many Snowmobilers Made Best of 2017 Winter By Trailering… That’s a wrap for the so-called 2017 winter. Time to summerize and put away the Ski Doo snow machines, get out the Sea Doo watercraft to go PWC touring and spend my summer dreaming about a better snowmobiling season next year. 2017 Winter Opinions Vary No doubt, opinions about the 2017 winter …

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Ski Doo LinQ System Luggage Best Product Review

How Ski Doo LinQ Delivers Most Secure Storage On The Snow…  There’s nothing like the Ski Doo LinQ System for carrying your necessities and extra gear on your snowmobile tour or snowmobile vacation. Once upon a time, I carried “everything but the kitchen sink” with me while snowmobiling. Like a pack rat, I found and filled every nook and cranny of unused …

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Ski Doo Accessories Customize Your Ride

Personalize Your Snow Machine With Exclusive Ski Doo Accessories… Ski Doo accessories are as innovative as their snowmobiles. I’m particularly impressed with what’s next for 2018. Creative ideas that integrate seamlessly with their snow machines are one good reason why BRP has achieved a commanding share of the snowmobile market. So here’s some food for thought as you start thinking about …

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Rotax 900 ACE Snowmobile Engine Product Review

Discover Why 900 ACE Is Best Engine For Touring…  Did I test the Rotax 900 ACE on tour last winter on my snowmobile tours and snowmobile vacations? You bet, and here’s my real world review as it appeared in Snow Goer Canada Magazine… My riding buddies gave the Rotax 900 ACE a big “thumbs up”. These are experienced snowmobilers, most avid 2-strokers. As part of our …

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Woodys Studs Best For Snowmobile Trail Riding Product Review

Discover Why Woodys Studs Are Best Bet for Trail Riding… Woodys studs won’t be your choice if you ride in deep snow all the time. Mountain sledders, off-trail riders and water crossers don’t need any studs. But anyone that runs regularly on groomed trail or hard packed snow, in areas subject to frequent temperature fluctuations, or that does much ice running …

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Snowmobile Summerizing Tips For Worry-Free Riding

Proper Snowmobile Summerizing = Good Preventative Maintenance… I’ve had some inquiries about snowmobile summerizing. I’m not the least bit mechanically inclined (which is why I don’t have any working on my sled photos!) And besides, I live in the city without a garage or workshop. So my total summerizing effort involves trailering my snow machines to my Ski-Doo dealer, Gateway Powersport & …

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Gaspésie Quebec March Snowmobile Tour

How to Find Best Spring Snow Conditions in Gaspésie Quebec… I recently experienced a Gaspésie Quebec March snowmobile tour on a six-day, 1,800 kilometre (1,119 mile) Quebec snow machine adventure. Snow conditions & trails were good in this most mountainous of Québec’s many regions – and normally are into early April. So if you’re looking for a last snowmobile trail ride of the …

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Things Snowmobilers Say on Snowmobile Tours

Tongue In Cheek Look at Typical Snowmobiler Sayings… During years of snowmobiling, I’ve heard and seen it all, including things snowmobilers say in person, on snowmobile videos and in snowmobile magazines. So I’d like to recall some of them to you – maybe you’ll recognize a few that have passed your own lips – and impart the benefit of my …

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Things Go Wrong On Snowmobile Tour

What Could Possibly Go Wrong on Your Snowmobile Tour… Not every snowmobile tour goes smoothly – things go wrong. One day in Quebec, one sled blew a piston in the middle of nowhere. Not being close to anything, we decided to tow it to our next hotel destination. We hooked up the tow straps and began what would end up being a …

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Five Favourite March Snowmobiling Destinations

Find Snow At Destinations With Good March Snow Conditions… Looking for good March snowmobiling destinations? Winter may be toast where you are, especially if you reside in Southern Ontario or Quebec or bordering states. But typically, when snowmobiling shuts down in these regions, it’s still going strong in many other parts of Canada. Yes, good snow conditions and outstanding riding …

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Snowmobile Or Not After Lousy Weather

Questions To Ask About Snowmobiling After Meltdowns… Recently, I had to make a tough decision – to snowmobile or not. With acceptable weather in the forecast, we’d trailered almost 750 kilometres that Monday in the expectation of decent snow conditions and good trails during our six-day saddlebag tour. But by the time we arrived, the forecast had changed for the (much) worse, …

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