More than 3 feet of powder and much more on the way! Lucille was groomed February 3, 2018, Bell on February 4 and the Renshaw on February 3.  Watch for pylons indicating hazards to slow down for on a couple of parts of the Renshaw trail. Come back here for updates, or call the grooming line for latest message at 1-250-569-8871.

Check the avalanche rating daily, as it changes rapidly at this time of year (

Some of the best alpine powder sledding in North America is right here! Elevations vary from 3,500’ timber riding to 9,000’ hill climbing.

Access trails to endorsed areas are groomed throughout the riding season. Trail user passes ($25 per day) are required and can be purchased at the trail heads. It is recommended that you carry beacons, shovels, probes and extra gas. Area businesses can provide machine rentals, beacons, back country rescues, repairs, as well as packed lunches, and accommodations, and more!

The EL-JA Grooming trail information line with recorded message is 1-250-569-8871. For the latest updates please call this number or the Robson Valley Visitor Centre toll free at: 1-866-569-3366 between the hours of 9 am-5 pm daily.

Scroll down the McBride discussion topics at Snow and for updated snow reports and experiences, and other local information too.

Weather, BC and Alberta roads, and avalanche info.

For more detailed safety information and links, please visit the McBride and District Chamber of Commerce snowmobiling page.

Bell Mountain:
Trail head and parking lot located 13 km from the Village of McBride with a 12 km groomed trail to the alpine. An award-winning family riding area ideal for novice to intermediate sledders. Cabin GPS:  53-17-21 N, 120-19-72 W

Mount Lucille:
Trail head located only 3 km from McBride, has a 15 km groomed trail to the alpine and safety cabin. Mount Lucille offers terrain to satisfy every level of rider from novice to extreme and is usable earlier and later in the season than other areas. Cabin GPS:  53-15-19 N, 120-15-11 W

Mount Renshaw:
An award-winning snowmobiler’s heaven for the more seasoned rider. Trail head is located 18 km by road from McBride, followed by 30 km of groomed trail to the alpine. Cabin GPS: 53-28-18 N, 119-58-14 W.


Some of the fun at Mt Lucille Cabin

Big Country Snowmobile Club Family Fun Day
on the alpine  at Lucille Cabin, Mt Lucille, held annually on BC Day and Alberta Family weekends in February. Check our calendar as details become available.