March 10, 2016 – Golden BC Snowmobile Conditions and Conditions Report

Springtime riding has arrived to finish off an incredible season here in Golden; deep, blower powder is still in abundance in the alpine with no signs of letting up anytime soon.  30cm is forecasted to come this week with the big snowfall on Sunday and freezing levels set to hover around 1500m.  KHMR reported 47  cms in the last 7 days. Be prepared for various different kinds of conditions when you come here.

Riley Suhan in Golden this week. Photo by Summit Communications

Riley Suhan in Golden this week. Photo by Summit Communications

Riley Suhan in powder this week.

Riley Suhan in powder this week.

Avalanche Conditions

Please check for up to date avalanche forecasts.

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Grooming and Fee Schedule

The grooming and fee collection schedule for the next week is as follows:

Quartz Creek
Grooms scheduled: Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday (evenings).
Fees: Everyday  ($25/rider)

Coming very soon to the Quartz cabin is a new BBQ just in time for the sunny spring days hanging out in the sun on the deck; stay tuned and we will let you know when it is up and running.

Gorman Lake

Grooms Thursday, Saturday (evenings).
Fees: Thursday-Monday ($25/rider)
Parking is at the 3.5km.

Gorman Grooming on Thursday Mar. 3

Gorman Grooming on Thursday Mar. 3

Silent Pass

Please note that the McMurdo cabin is not part of SledGolden’s management agreement, nor is it for day use AT ALL; the cabin needs to be booked through the Columbia Valley Hut Society.

Grooms: Thursday (afternoon),
Fees: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday  ($25/rider)
Parking is just past the 45 km turn off to Mcmurdo Creek

Please call your radio markers, logging trucks are big.

West Bench Trail
Last groomed March 3.
Fees are paid at Gorman and Quartz toll booths.


Gorman Grooming on Thursday Mar. 3

Susan Lake
Groomed Thursday Jan 28.
No Fees

Groomed Wednesday Feb 3.
No Fees


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The longer days also mean you will have a little more time to make a few last minute adjustments or repairs to your sled before you head out and NAPA auto parts in Golden has lots of stock on tools/parts/oils to get you rolling again.


Get in Touch

As always, you can reach us on our Facebook page with any questions or concerns, we will get back to you as soon as we can.

Win a T Shirt!

Chris Oler and Jordan Gardiner both get a SledGolden Tshirt this week for posting on our Facebook photo contest. Thank you for all the submissions, they all looked great!

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Post a photo of you or your group to our Facebook page and win! We’ll pick the most inspiring image of snowmobiling in Golden each week and send you a shirt!