The 12th Annual Quartz Creek Sessions (GT or Die) is scheduled for Saturday, April 20, 2019! Season ender good times with a few tweaks this year to include a kids race and later in the day adult events. When: Saturday, April 20, 2019 12:00 pm – Registration and BBQ starts. 1:00 pm – Kids (under 15) ... [read more]
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This unique mountain race will traverse a large loop of the Quartz Creek riding zone and be executed in a relay format. Compete or watch – there will be a BBQ, great viewing and good times to be had by all. When: Saturday, April 6, 2019 Where: Quartz Creek (event to start and finish in front of ... [read more]
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Are you riding smart in the backcountry? In an effort to make mountain sledding safer for those riders getting after it as much as those riders on easier terrain below them, we’re promoting Avalanche Awareness all weekend in Golden. Get Discounted Day Tickets – show proof of your avalanche awareness certifications and get $5 off ... [read more]
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Join us in the Quartz parking lot for a fun volunteer day.  We’ll be taking firewood to the cabin, swapping out the wood stove, putting up some signs and much more.  Bring yourself, some work gloves and your sled and we’ll have good times.  Many hands make light work. ... [read more]
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While we’re always stoked to see early snow in September and October it was bit more nerve wracking this fall as we rushed to complete trail work in our new areas before things really froze up for the winter. Thankfully the late-October thaw allowed us to button down the project on November 8 and we ... [read more]
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The Golden Snowmobile Club’s Annual General Meeting was held on October 25 at the Island Restaurant.  The meeting was attended by eight members and one non-member.  The board of directors remains substantially the same as last year, despite the departure of three directors. Rav Soomal and Evan Pitman have both served on the board for many ... [read more]
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And just like that you can get your 2018-19 Golden Snowmobile Club membership.  Maybe it’s the smoke, maybe it’s the cooler temperatures, but we can’t wait to get out on the snow this winter. We have made a few changes to our membership this year.  Membership rates have increased slightly to parallel the membership rates of nearby BC ... [read more]
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The Golden Snowmobile Club is hiring for two roles this winter: Gate Attendant and Maintenance Worker.  Both positions will commence work on November 1, 2018 and be contracted until May 30, 2019.  Work schedules will be dependant on snow conditions. There are five Gate Attendant positions available and one Maintenance Worker position available.  Follow the ... [read more]
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The Golden Snowmobile Club is the recipient of grant funding for trail improvements and development in the Quartz Creek area during summer 2017. Confirmed funding for $30,000 is for opening the Old Man FSR for groomer and snowmobile access and re-grading of the West Bench Trail to allow for better early season grooming. An additional ... [read more]
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The 11th Annual Quartz Creek Sessions (GT or Die) is scheduled for Saturday, April 14, 2018! Season ender good times with a few tweaks this year to include a kids race and later in the day adult events. Wondering what it’s all about – check out this story that appeared in the Globe and Mail: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/travel/gt-or-die-a-toboggan-race-for-grown-ups/article34430863/ ... [read more]
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Limited to only 52 participants by invitation the inaugural Riley Suhan Invitation is going to be an epic day. This unique mountain race will traverse a large loop of the Quartz Creek riding zone and be executed in a relay format. Compete or watch – there will be a BBQ, great viewing and good times ... [read more]
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Sled Golden 2017-18 Board of Directors
(Left to Right): Aaron Bernasconi, Colin Wallace, Luke Burley, Chris Soper, Andrew McBride, Evan Pitman, Matt Adamson, Jason Paul, Kelly Bushman (contractor).
The Golden Snowmobile Club (SledGolden) hosted their annual general meeting on Thursday, October 26.   The event was held at long-time sponsor Island Restaurant in Golden. The 2017 meeting was the largest in many years with 14 club members attending. It was an opportunity to discuss the future of the club and also recognize the ... [read more]
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It snowed again and snowmobile conditions in Golden BC are amazing. Yes we know that we sound like a broken record but if you’re thinking it’s a good time to put the sled away and to start playing golf, you’re going to miss out on the best conditions of the year.  Access to our zones ... [read more]
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This is the winter that just keeps on giving. Thank you La Nina! Golden BC snowmobile conditions continue to be very good although playing the weather right can make all the difference. Today it was dumping snow at 2100m and above. Below that it was spiting rain. That means about half way up the trail ... [read more]
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Snowmobiling conditions in Golden BC have changed to spring. We’ve had some  new snow this week past but also some warmer temperatures and some wind.  Travel is quite good and there have been many happy sledders this week past. Sledders should be very cautious about big overhead cornices and the impact that warmer temps will ... [read more]
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