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Ontario’s Best Butter Tarts On Snowmobile Tours

Ontario’s Best Butter Tarts On Snowmobile Tours

OFSC Trails Lead to Ontario’s Best Butter Tarts… Why not tart up your Ontario snowmobile tour? There are many good reasons to go snowmobiling. One of them is discovering Ontario’s best butter tarts. This is a worthy, if never-ending mission. Many snowmobilers take it as seriously as what brand of sled they ride and where to find great snow conditions. …

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Snowmobiling Separation Anxiety Disorder

Snowmobiling Separation Anxiety Disorder

What is Snowmobiling Separation Anxiety Disorder? Anyone conducting a health study into the psyche of snowmobilers like my friends in the accompanying photos would quickly discover a unique and chronic condition that results from snowmobile riding. It deserves some highfalutin, medicinal type name. Maybe it would be “No Snow Phobia” or “Between Season Stress Syndrome” or how about “Snowmobiling Separation …

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Summer Sledding For Snowmobilers

Summer Sledding 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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Things Snowmobilers Say on Snowmobile Tours

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

Things Go Wrong On Snowmobile Tour

What Things Go Wrong on Snowmobile Trails… 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 200-kilometre …

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Fractured French Snowmobiling in Quebec

Fractured French Snowmobiling in Quebec

How English Only Riders Can Get By With French Snowmobiling… I call it fractured French snowmobiling. Many snowmobilers ask me what language challenges to anticipate while snowmobiling Canada’s numerous Francophone regions on a Quebec snowmobile tour. Suddenly being immersed in an unfamiliar tongue may be a little uncomfortable at first. But the hospitality, charm and desire to help that characterize the Québecois, Acadian …

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Duct Tape Uses For Snowmobile Tours

Duct Tape Uses For Snowmobile Tours

Duct tape – that’s what several of my Facebook followers replied when I asked for suggestions for other handy products they have found useful on snowmobile tours. In fact, avid snowmobilers Linda Miller and David Clarke (check out his My Old Sled channel of snowmobile videos on You Tube) both highly recommended using Gorilla brand duct tape! Whatever your choice, there are many duct …

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Funny Snowmobile Trail Signs You May See

Funny Snowmobile Trail Signs You May See

Have you seen funny snowmobile trail signs on snowmobile tours? Trail signage can be both useful and entertaining. Mostly, it’s useful and serious, which is why people stealing snowmobile trail signs is so stupid and dangerous as I point out in this Snowmobiler TV video clip… That being said, I don’t know if some of the messages are intended to …

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Snowmobile Gourmet Tasty Trail Snacks

Snowmobile Gourmet Tasty Trail Snacks

Treats Make Memories for A Snowmobile Gourmet… So when did I become a snowmobile gourmet? Every pasta meal flashes me back to my longest ride. I foolishly agreed to a 30-kilometre, nighttime trip to town and back — immediately after scarfing down a major spaghetti feast. That starchy lump in my belly seemed to expand with each unseen bump. It …

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Snowmobile Sign Theft Huge Problem Video

My Rant Against Snowmobile Sign Theft…   For some reason, snowmobile sign theft appeals to a few folks. In this classic snowmobile video, I talk about the dangers and damages caused by snowmobile sign theft and speculate on a few whacky ideas for why it happens. Check out more STV videos! The tips and advice in this blog are the opinions …

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Under Prepping Snowmobile Trails Top 10 Clues

Under Prepping Snowmobile Trails Top 10 Clues

What are the top 10 clues for under prepping snowmobile trails? In a previous post, I took a tongue in cheek look at over prepping trails. So here’s another tongue-in-cheek look at what happens if your club doesn’t do enough to get ready in the fall. What would the scenario be if there were Top 10 clues that your club may …

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Over Prepping Snowmobile Trails Top 10 Clues

Over Prepping Snowmobile Trails Top 10 Clues

What are the top 10 clues for over prepping snowmobile trails? Can your snowmobile club really spend too much time and effort in the fall getting its trails ready for riders? This may be idle speculation on my part with tongue firmly in cheek, but you’ll know for sure if you come across any of these TOP 10 clues that …

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