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Snowmobiling & Sledding in Canada


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Canada snowmobile adventures are enjoyed anywhere in Canada where the snow falls during the winter and early spring months. There are plenty of communities who provide snowmobile tours and celebrate snowmobile events. In upper northern Canada a snowmobile is, often, the mode of transportation most relied on during the winter season.

After the snow has fallen and the temperatures have dropped many of the recreation trails, bike paths, golf courses and backcountry gravel roads in Canada are transformed into snowmobile routes. This combination of routes links communities and parks in many northern regions.

In rural and remote communities there are often snowmobile routes following along the side of highways and secondary roads. Canada snowmobiling in many of the wilderness mountains and forest follow a gps as their guide as there are no designated routes established.

Canada snowmobile tours are provided by companies located in the most popular areas of the country for sledding. Canada snowmobile tour companies provide day and multi day adventures.

Tours are experience and knowledgeable about the terrain and routes. Tours ensure safety as they monitor the weather conditions and avalanche warnings. Day tours provide the snowmobile, guide, lessons and outdoor wear. Multi day tours provide extras like accommodations, entertainment and meals.

Snowmobiling in Canada

Some Canada Snowmobiling Tips

always snowmobile with a group.

- always leave your departure point and arrival time with someone at home.
- contact snowmobile clubs for current trail conditions.
- beginners contact a Canada snowmobile tour, guide and/or wilderness resort for backcountry snowmobiling.
- prepare for very cold weather and, sometimes harsh conditions.
- pack a video, camera, tripod and binoculars because there is going to be some amazing scenery.
- always snowmobile with lights on and a tall flag mounted on the back for identification in the hills.
- be aware of snowmobiling on ice - thin ice is deadly.
- always bring spare clothes for after snowmobiling so to keep dry and warm.
- pack a warm hat, neck warmer (scarf) and/or bella clava.
- check for weather and avalanche conditions.
- always stay on the main snowmobile routes.
- wear contact lenses instead of glasses (glasses fog up).
- pack clothes that you can layer (up to four layers).
- tie pieces of ribbon to each zipper so you can zip with mitts on.
- purchase some hand warmers.
- ask questions on what is and not included with snowmobile tours.
- confirm transportation to and from snowmobile trailhead.