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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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Trailer To Snow for Best Snowmobiling

Weather’s Changed So Make It Your Habit To Trailer To Snow… It’s the new normal to trailer to snow. Nothing’s more useless than a snowmobile without snow. However, for all but a lucky few, gone are the days when we could count on Old Man Winter to deliver good snow conditions everywhere and always. For most of us, the days …

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Meltdown Snowmobile Trail Conditions Riding Tips

Don’t Expect TrailsTo Be Great During a Meltdown… What should you expect during meltdown snowmobile trail conditions? Whether it’s a temporary mid-winter thaw or the first stirrings of an early spring, you’re bound to encounter a snowmobile ride in temperatures warm enough and lasting long enough to start meltdown snowmobile trail conditions. Of course, the severity of the meltdown depends on …

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Haliburton Highlands Ontario Snowmobiling

Get The Scoop On Riding Your Haliburton Snowmobile Tour… Haliburton Highlands Ontario snowmobiling here I come. I’d just completed three week of superb Quebec snowmobiling with great snow conditions. That experience had raised the bar on my trail expectations considerably as we trailered to stage Ontario snowmobiling day rides out of Pinestone Resort in Haliburton Highlands, part of Ontario’s Highlands Tourism …

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Couples Snowmobile Tour Best Tips & Advice

How to Preserve Peace & Harmony on Couples Snowmobile Tour… Recently, I’ve had several snowmobilers ask for advice about doing a couples snowmobile tour. Since my wife has accompanied with me on snowmobile tours for many years and we also do several couples’ getaways each winter when snow conditions are good, I guess I’m experienced enough to offer these tips… Don’t …

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Mauricie Snowmobile Vacation Quebec Tour

Plan Your Long Weekend Mauricie Snowmobile Vacation… As we trailered our Triton Trailers to Quebec for our Mauricie snowmobile vacation, we were hammered by a major snowstorm. For most drivers, this weather event was an ugly disruption, but for our snowmobiling crew, the almost 30-centimetres it dumped is a hallmark of Mauricie Region snow conditions and made for some very memorable snow machine riding. …

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First Aid Realities on Snowmobile Tours

Cold, Hard First Aid Facts About Getting Injured in the Bush…   What are the first aid realities on snowmobile tours? Given the millions of miles North American snowmobilers rack up each winter on their snowmobile vacations, fortunately that snowmobile safety answer is not needed very often. Surprising really, when you think of all that remote riding area, those thousands …

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Saguenay Snowmobile Paradise Quebec

Discover Saguenay Snowmobile Paradise Around Lac-St-Jean… Saguenay Lac-St-Jean is one of my favourite Quebec snowmobiling destinations. Located a two-hour drive north of Quebec City on the four-lane Highway 175, the Saguenay Lac-St-Jean region delivers consistent and reliable early, in season and late snow conditions for a great Quebec snowmobile vacation. So that’s where we trailered when January rain and thaw made trail …

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Finding Towns On Snowmobile Tour

How To Tips and Surefire Clues for Finding Towns… As snowmobile trail systems evolved, clubs made sure they accessed many snowbelt towns 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 that visiting riders bring to snowmobile friendly communities in the dead of …

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