The Golden Triangle-FAQ
The Golden Triangle

Golden Triangle Frequently Asked Questions

 

How do I get a trail pass?
You will need an Alberta Snowmobile Association (ASA) pass to ride trails.  A day pass is $20 or season pass is $80, and they are available to purchase through the snowmobile clubs.

When do trails usually open?
The Golden Triangle is open after February 1, dependant on snow and trail conditions. Check the Trail Conditions section for up to date trail information.

What are the rules for riding in town?
Sleds are permitted to be ridden in town at a reduced speed, and when taking the most direct route to designated trails. Check with each municipality for details.

How long does it take to ride the Golden Triangle?
Trail travel times vary depending on conditions and driver experience.  Each leg between towns is approximately 115km. For example, each leg would be 3 hours riding at 40km/h with very short breaks.

Is there cellular and/or GPS service along the trail?
Cellular coverage is not consistent along the entire trail; however there are many places where cellular coverage is available. Satellite GPS service is available along the trail.

Who do I contact for trail information?
Trail updates are posted on the Golden Triangle website.

Who do I contact for rally information?
Club representatives can be contacted for information on their rally and the Golden Triangle rally.

Fox Creek
Name: Sheila Gilmour
Phone: 780-622-9489
Email: sheilagilmour@gmail.com

Whitecourt
Name: Cindy Brooks
Phone: 780-778-3433
Email: info@whitecourttrailblazers.ca

Swan Hills
Name: Don Kelm
Phone: 780-333-2800
Email: dkkelm@telus.net

Is there gas or food along the trail?
There are no services along the trail; however each town does have fuel and hospitality services. Check ahead for specific store hours before you ride. It is recommended to bring additional fuel and supplies with you when you ride.