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Alpine Cleanup and Work B

Posted by on Jul 29, 2019 in News

On Saturday September 7th, VARDA will be hosting a sled area Work B and Cleanup. It will be a day long event and we are working on an evening get together. We would like to organize two work groups. One for the Clemina area and one for Allan Creek. The Clemina work group will focus on the collecting and processing firewood to fill the basement of the shelter. Members of this group will need Atv’s or 4×4 work vehicles for access and utility trailers and a wood splitter would be a very big help. The Allan Creek group will travel to the...

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End of Winter Season Update

Posted by on Apr 17, 2019 in News

In winter 2018/19 we saw a decrease of over 2300 user days to our managed areas. Operations began on Schedule with the first grooming and collections beginning on Dec 1. Our last day of official grooming operations was April 7, 2019.  We hoped to get farther into April with grooming operations although with the early season logging at Clemina and very warm spring, we began to lose snow on the access trails and had to end operations early.  Logging operations being held in Clemina Creek during the months of November and December...

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Ever wonder about what snowmobiling really means to Valemount

Posted by on Jan 28, 2019 in News

VARDA commissioned an Economic Impact study on the value of snowmobiling to our community and the results are amazing.  Please click this HERE to review the study.    

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Groomer Down…..

Posted by on Jan 7, 2019 in News

We are down a groomer and doing the best we can with what is available.  At this time, only Clemina and Allan Creek are being groomed.  We are sorry for the inconvenience. 

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Clemina will be re-opened on Dec 22

Posted by on Dec 20, 2018 in News

Logging operations are ending and Clemina Will BE OPEN AND GROOMED for Saturday Dec 22nd – The main FSR is still in use to 4km. The groomed track will be set on the paralleling trail. Please follow the groomed path from the staging area and DO NOT ride on the plowed road as hauling is ongoing from 4km decking area.

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Clemina Creek Active Logging Winter 2018

Posted by on Nov 7, 2018 in News

Very important update on Clemina Creek Logging 2018 The Clemina Creek FSR will have ACTIVE LOGGING from November 15th, 2018 to approximately December 21, 2018. The logging will take place beyond the 14km marker up by what snowmobilers call Morning Glory access route. This is an aggressive logging operation and traffic will be extremely busy on the Forest Service Road. Grooming operations will NOT BEGIN in the area until all the logging operations have ceased for the season. There will be no snowmobile trail available as options simply do not...

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Early Bird Season Pass Pricing on NOW

Posted by on Oct 1, 2018 in News

The mountain tops are getting whiter by the day! Winter is just around the corner and you have until November 15th, 2018 to receive early bird pricing on your 2018/19 Season Passes.  Please visit the membership link in the main menu bar to move through to the online membership signup forms.

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Promising Forecast

Posted by on Jan 8, 2018 in News

New snow is starting to fall out in the riding areas and the conditions are improving. Chappell has been hit the hardest so far with a reported 20cms of new snowfall and the highway camera out that way is looking great. Snow was reported to be falling in both Clemina and Allen riding areas on Sunday afternoon as riders were leaving. The upcoming forecast is the best one we have seen so far this season for potential snowfall. Fingers crossed the weather people are correct and we are in for a reload!

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Come back winter and Clemina Creek FYI

Posted by on Dec 11, 2017 in News

Well…..after a great weekend of sun filled riding, we would have to agree that it is getting very difficult to find a fresh track in the popular areas without getting vertical. Forecast is showing a few clouds coming in later in the week and whatever amount of precipitation they bring, we need it. In these times we can see people venture slightly into the wildlife closures looking for a fresh track. This CANNOT HAPPEN. Please help us out with a bit of will power for yourself and by providing some peer pressure to others who may not fully...

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Quick Update

Posted by on Dec 6, 2017 in News

Grooming has begun! All three main riding areas are in full grooming mode. Alpine snow levels are sitting good with a great base for this time of year. Fresh snow levels are down and the riding areas are showing it on the regular paths. Move off the goat paths and there is still some great snow out there, but you may have to get a bit dangly. The riding has been exceptional for early season. The warmer temps and sunshine forecasted for this week are not necessarily setting things up for a face shot, but you should still be able to get some...

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