Canada Snowmobiling & Sledding
Snowmobiling and Sledding Tours, Guides, Resorts and Adventures
Canada sledding adventures are enjoyed anywhere in Canada where the snow falls
Canada snowmobiling and sledding adventures are enjoyed anywhere in Canada where the snow falls during the winter and early spring months. The more north you get the snowmobile becomes both recreation and a mode of transportation to get to and from stores and services. Therefore in many parts of Northern Canada a snowmobile is, often, the mode of transportation most relied on during the winter season for every day living.
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Snowmobiling in Canada
Snowmobiling takes you into the deepest part of the backcountry. During the Canadian winter season this part of the country is referred to as our Winter Wonderland. In our northern communities, after the snow has fallen and the temperatures have dropped, many of the recreation trails, bike paths, golf courses, backcountry gravel roads, frozen lakes and rivers transform into snowmobile routes. In some regions of our country these routes connect communities and in some cases provinces and territories.
Snowmobiling Rural Canada
In our Canadian rural and remote communities there are often snowmobile routes following along side our highways and secondary roads acting as winter transportation routes. In some remote parts of Canada, snowmobiling and sledding routes follow a gps to navigate the backcountry wilderness as there are no designated routes established. To experience backcountry sledding adventures one must be an experienced sledder. Visitors should always snowmobile with a guide.
Canada Sledding Tours, Guides and Rentals
Canada snowmobile tours are provided by companies located in the most popular areas of the country for sledding. Canada tour companies provide day and multi day adventures. Guides provide experience and knowledge about the terrain, routes and avalanche safety protocols. Tours ensure safety as they monitor the weather conditions and avalanche warnings. Day tours provide the snowmobile, guide, lessons and outdoor gear. Multi day tours provide extras like accommodations, entertainment and meals.
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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 staging areas
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