With more than 5000 kilometres of snowmobiling trails found in Newfoundland and Labrador, the question you might ask yourself is which part of this great province will I explore this winter? Because the Western portion of the province can be described as lying in somewhat of a snow belt with an average snowfall of 16 feet most winters, the decision is made for you. Take an exciting holiday in the great outdoors where a pristine environment awaits to be explored through snowmobile tours!
Newfoundland and Labrador is known for its spectacular and pristine outdoors. No haven for outdoor pursuits exist anywhere like they do in Western Newfoundland in and around Marble Mountain Resort. Marble Mountain Resort is located in the beautiful town of Steady Brook just a few minutes’ drive from Corner Brook, a place which boasts of too much snow! If you want to get outdoors, get deep into the backcountry, travel in comfort, then taking part in snowmobile tours is the right activity for you. You don’t have to travel very far from Marble Mountain Resort to find snowmobile tours that fit the beginner and the expert snowmobiler. In fact we can say we are truly blessed to have snowmobiling trails right in our backyards! Those snowmobile tours will take you to destinations where you will experience spectacular scenery made by blankets of snow covering the physical environment. Don’t forget to take your camera for fantastic photography!
At the base of Marble Mountain you will have access to a network of approximately 1200 kilometres of groomed snowmobile trails. How you explore the area depends on your choice of guided snowmobile tours or unguided ones. Before you set out on the groomed trails, make sure you have your snowmobile trail pass! Dress warm for average temperatures of -7* or -8*! Guided snowmobile tours will ensure safety if you are travelling with children and/or inexperienced riders. Experienced guides will be well versed in the trail network and trail conditions. In that way you can experience the backcountry which is sometimes inaccessible at other times of the year. If you don’t have your own snowmobile, don’t worry as you can rent one at Marble Mountain Resort.
Snowmobile tours from Marble Mountain Resort will take you through many communities in the Bay of Islands. Travel to Pasadena about 21 km away. Take part in the Race on the Rock snowmobile race which usually takes place in March. Enjoy a short drive to Massey Drive . Take part in the snowmobile races at Marble Mountain Resort at the end of the ski season. Cold? Stop at some of the warm-up huts dotting the trail network!
As some of the snowmobile tours take you into the deep and remote backcountry, enjoy the ride across a variety of terrains. Hold on as you speed across flat areas, undulating hills, mountainous and coastal regions. Expect to see some great wildlife especially the majestic moose and caribou. You might surprise some hawks and eagles which are common sights inland and around the coastal regions.
Do you want to travel on groomed trails or drive your snowmobile in powdered snow? No matter which you choose, you will find a winter wonderland at your beck and call around Marble Mountain Resort!