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Photo Credit: Rick Hrywkiw

Howson Glaciers
Howson Glaciers

Photo Credit: Rick Hrywkiw

Annual snowfall averages 7.5 ft!
Annual snowfall averages 7.5 ft!

Photo Credit: Rick Hrywkiw

Smithers Snowmobile Association
Smithers Snowmobile Association

Photo Credit: Ron Fowler

Latest News

Find out what is happening with the SSA.





Avalanche Awareness Days in conjuntion with the “Spirit of the Mountains Festival”

Avalanche Awareness evening When: Jan 29th-7 PM to 9 PM with a couple 15 minute breaks. Where: Hudson Bay Lodge, main floor, Summit Room

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BC Parks Supervisor retires

After working 20 years for BC Parks, Babine Area Supervisor, John Howard has retired!

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Wolf cull announced by BC government

Way to go MFLNRO Minister Steve Thompson ! In a very recent survey done by the Smithers Snowmobile Association to all of it's members, the SSA is supportive of the proposed establishment of a Wildlife Habitat Area in the Telkwa Mountains to aid in the recovery of the Telkwa Mountains Caribou Herd. 77% of the survey respondents indicated that predator control is a necessary next step in helping to recover the Telkwa herd. We applaud this decision by the current government and would like to see the program expand it's way up here.

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Raffle’s 1st Prize

Congratulations to all the winners at last nights raffle draw. Thanks to Shane at Moose FM for doing the draw live again. First prize - Kevin Pierre from Hazelton Second prize - Ben Berube from Terrace Third prize - Jason Brooks from Telkwa/Alberta Fourth prize - Gavin Nanninga from Telkwa

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Babine Mountain Trail Upgrade

September 2014 The biggest project to date! With a total project cost of $48,897, the first phase has been completed before the snow flies. This would not have been possible without the financial support of BC Parks, Vihar Construction, Apex Diamond Drilling and many of our sponsors, members and volunteers.

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New parking/staging area Telkwa FSR

November 1, 2014. The first phase of the new parking/staging area at 5 km on the Telkwa FSR was completed a short time ago. Thanks to RS&TB for footing the bill on this project!

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Upgrades to Parker Place

September 2014. New outhouse and structural upgrades now complete in the Babine Mountains.

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Upgrades to JE shelter

August 2014. Many volunteer hours went into completing the wood room skirting.

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SSA successful in community grant application.

June 2014. The SSA receives $10,000 from the Wetzinkwa Community Forest Corporation, with support from Rec Sites & Trails Branch, BC Parks, Town of Smithers, Village of Telkwa, and Office of the Wet'suwet'en.

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REWARD !!

The Smithers Snowmobile Association is offering a reward of $7275, for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for the theft and vandalism done to one of our BR400 snow cat trail groomers.

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REWARD for return of STOLEN SLED

Stolen from the Dome parking lot sometime between 3:00pm Saturday January 4/14 and 9:00am Sunday Jan 5/14.

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