In this newsletter you will find the Rally update as well as our featured friend and more! ANNUAL RALLY - March 16th LOCATION:The rally this year will start and end at the Anzac Recreation Centre. FOOD: Food after the ride will be supplied by ZeeBar, Anzacs amazing eatery. A hot lunch will be supplied on the trail. WAIVERS: You can print off waivers to fill out and bring with you if you'd like to help us keep everything moving more quickly. If not we will have copies on site.
You will find important information for the upcoming season in this newsletter. Please feel free to share with your friends and family and encourage them to sign up as well! For more up to date information as well as trail condition updates please follow our Facebook page McMurray Sno-Drifters (use this exact spelling when searching it). TRAIL UPDATE: This year we have been very successful with getting the trails open prior to the Christmas break. This was only accomplished t
Thank you for signing up, we promise not to inundate you with puppy pictures, Unless of course they are riding a snowmobile! You will find some of our most important information for the upcoming season in this newsletter. Please feel free to share with your friends and family and encourage them to sign up as well! For more up to date information as well as trail condition updates please follow our Facebook page McMurray Sno-Drifters (use this exact spelling when searching it)
I've been doing a little digging into past articles about the Sno-Drifters. Below you will find links to articles written about the club. These are NOT LIVE LINKS> You will need to copy and paste them into your browser.Unfortunately due to the closing of the Connect paper we have lost the links to those stories :( https://snoriderswest.com/article/fort_mcmurray/wild_about_wildlife https://snoriderswest.com/article/fort_mcmurray/explore_some_of_albertas_best_snow_conditions_an
Mother Nature has given us an early taste of snow this year. We are hoping she'll keep adding to it so we can have a fun filled riding season. The ground is starting to freeze up and the ice is starting to form. Soon our volunteers will be hitting the trails, chain saws in hand, to clear the summer debris from our trail systems. Their tireless work is always appreciated by the rest of the riders out there. We have chosen our event dates and they are up on our website. Check t
A message from our President: I would like to publicly express my thanks for all the hard work that went into putting the events together this season. Our executive assistant worked extremely hard planning the family day, WinterPLAY and the Annual Rally. This was done with the help of a few great volunteers that worked with Terri to allow us to have three successful events. I would like to say a big thank you to all our sponsors both the new and returning from previous years.
ANNUAL POKER RALLY March 4th, 2017 Long Run Registration: 8am-10am The Long run starts at the Drifter garage and all riders must leave by 10am. The path will take you along the West side of the Anzac trail to the Connector trail. The 1st stop is at Fetzko Pit on the Connector. 2nd stop is the Muffaloose Pit and 3rd stop is at Drifter Lake before returning to the garage for the fourth and final stop. Short Run Registration: 8am –Noon The Short run starts at the Drifter garag
The Sno-Drifters Family safe Ride day is an annual event put on for both our existing members and new people looking to explore our trails, meet people and learn how to be safe when they ride. Join us for a coffee, tea and snacks before we gear up and hit the gorgeous trails that we so proudly maintain. After a nice ride we will have lunch by the fire pit and trade stories of our sledding experiences in the area. It is a wonderful way for new riders and experienced riders new
HOW TO GET IN SHAPE FOR SLEDDING 1. Go to your local snowmobile repair shop. Smile and give the first guy you see
$200. This will get you used to spending money there on a regular basis.
2. Fill a 50-gallon barrel with sand. Lower it into a hole. Now lift it out. If you
can, add water to the sand and try it again. Do this 5 times per day. This will
get your back in shape for those deep snow stucks.
3. Tie a rope to a heavy-duty spring. Pull the rope repeatedly with ea