Trail Closed – Brushing & Clearing – Heavy Equipment


February 29-March 5th -Please beware of heavy equipment on the Carson Trail between #6 to #9 and the Carson Lake Trail. We are doing overhead brushing and clearing on these two trails!!   We will advise when it is safe to proceed on these trails. 

Trail Report February 24, 2021

Trail Report February 24, 2021
Whitecourt – Spring riding conditions – warm temps, wind and low snow. What snow we did have is disappearing fast. People are still riding, but please ride with caution and slow down.
North Side: Snow is skinny (6-12″) on the north trail system. Chickadee Burner to Virginia Hills has decent snow. All trails are rideable, but ride cautiously in these lower snow areas. No access to northside trail via river. OPEN WATER-Please stage at Eagle River Staging area. Beware of logging on trail from Carson Cabin to Freeman. Please Note: Carson Trail from #6 to #9 has not been cleaned or filled.
South Side: Snow is 6-12″ on south side. Bessie and Manweiller and to the Athabasca River are decent riding. Summit Cabin to Tom Hill has snow, but has not been groomed. Ride with caution on all trails as bare spots are showing in lower snow areas. Would not recommend Goodwin Lake trail as hills are showing bare spots.

Sled Deck Winner


Congratulations Darin McGregor of Whitecourt.

Thank you everyone for your continued support!!!!!

Trail Report February 18, 2021


We are expecting a beautiful weekend and looking forward to seeing our friends on the trails. We have not received any fresh snow; however, conditions are good despite low snow. There is still only 6-12″ out there, but the base is decent.
Trail Cleaning: All trails are cleaned a second time including the Golden Triangle sections
Grooming: The south side has been groomed a couple of times. The only trail not groomed yet is the Summit Cabin to Tom Hill Tower. The Goodwin has been groomed but has very low snow, ruts and dirt. The north side Carson Trail is groomed. Please use the Eagle River Staging area to go on the north side. Please beware that Snow Cats work 24-7. The cat will be out sometime in the next week on the Golden Triangle section between L & O.
Staging Areas (Groat Creek and Eagle River): Are open and graded.
Hazards: Trails can still a bit rough in places due to low snow-ride cautiously. Major waterways are not frozen and extremely rough. Beware of logging on the Golden Triangle Connector between Gundy Cabin and Virginia Hills and Logging by #15 & #16 (Carson Trail). The trail that crosses the road on #10 area is being used. Watch for signs and beware of big equipment.
We are working hard to keep our trails maintained and rideable for all sledders with the minimal amount of snow. We would ask that all ATV/UTV’s and wheeled vehicles, to please not drive on the snowmobile trail system. The ruts make it dangerous for snowmobiles and extra work for our groomers.
Have a great weekend everyone!

3rd Annual Snow Rush Event


Snow Rush Event has started!
Register for “free” to participate in the
Golden Triangle Rally in partnership with
Teen Challenge Alberta

Register on www.tcsnowrush.ca.  We want you to ride and Teen Challenge will make a donation to the Golden Triangle based on the number of riders registered!  In addition, if you wish, you can fundraise while riding in the fight against addiction for Teen Challenge.  For more information, you can also visit www.thegoldentriangle.ca.

This event is hosted by Teen Challenge and the Golden Triangle Consortia(which is made up 6 municipalities and 3 snowmobile clubs on the Golden Triangle).  Thanks to all of the municipalities for their financial support and to the Clubs for their efforts to maintain the 350km trail system.   Thank you to the municipalities of Town of Whitecourt, Woodlands County, MD of Greenview, Town of Swan Hills, Town of Fox Creek and Big Lakes County and Snowmobile Clubs of Whitecourt, Swan Hills and Fox Creek.

To Ride the Golden Triangle, choose your date, route and plan to ride all or part of the 350KM trail of Fox Creek, Swan Hills and Whitecourt, AB.
 Visit www.tcsnowrush.ca to register and fundraise today!

Why We Ride
The Teen Challenge Alberta Men’s Centre has been helping men caught in addiction since 1987, through its 12-month, in-residence, faith-based program. When Covid-19 restrictions lift and construction of our new Centre is finished, we are excited to expand our capacity by 50% more addiction treatment beds. The expansion of the Alberta Men’s Centre will mean that more men from the Prairie Region can receive help to overcome addiction and find hope through the ministry of Teen Challenge Canada. For more information visit www.teenchallenge.ca

If you or someone you know needs addiction help, visit www.teenchallenge.ca/get-help or call
1-877-343-1022 for more information.

Best of Luck to All


Thank you for purchasing a sled deck raffle ticket. We raised $14,930. We will be drawing for the sled deck on Friday February 19th at 5:00pm at Whitecourt Service Centre. Look for the draw on our Live Facebook Page.

A big thank you to Darrell and Janet Grenier and Whitecourt Service Centre for discounting the sled deck, but for also helping us spread the word about the draw. Thank you for moving the deck in and out of the shop the past month and displaying it at your business. Everything helps in spreading the word about fundraising for the Trailblazers!!

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