Golden Triangle Iron Sledder Challenge: Whitecourt

Ride the Whitecourt sled trails between Mar 12 - 19, check in with a QR code or photo, and be entered into the Iron Sledder Challenge!

Festival Dates: -
* Dates pending for 2022-23
Location: , Alberta

Whitecourt is one of the three towns on the Golden Triangle sled network, comprising over 400 kilometres of snowmobiling trails between Whitecourt, Fox Creek and Swan Hills.

This year's Whitecourt sled rally is cancelled due to capacity limitations, but you can still check in and enter for the Iron Sledder contest using the QR posters/codes on the trail. 

If you ride the trail between March 12 - 19 and submit a picture with the QR posters on the trails, you can be entered to win the Iron Sledder Challenge.   

Get a taste of the sledding scene in Whitecourt in this story.

Whitecourt non-sanctioned ride

You can still ride the Whitecourt trails and enter the Iron Sledder Challenge, or pursue the Golden Sledder title.

Here's the message from Roxanne Brown, club president, on the rally cancellation decision:

Whitecourt Snowmobile ride March 12 - 19

Get your ride in between March 12-19, with draw made March 20th. Pictures and personal Information(name and phone number) must be submitted by March 19th.

Check-In with a picture beside either The Golden Triangle QR Poster or the The Golden Triangle Iron Sledder Poster and Email to [email protected]

You must submit 2 of 3 locations - Eagle River Staging Area to Gundy Cabin and/or Carson Cabin. No south side ride accepted as the Whitecourt North is the Golden Triangle Section.

Read on to find out how you can get in on the Iron Sledder fun.

How to become an Iron Sledder

Only the most committed snowmobilers can claim the title of Iron Sledder.

To claim an Iron Sledder medal and be entered to win a $1000 cash prize, you need to compete in all three Golden Triangle Iron Sledder Challenge rally events:

  • Feb 25: Swan Hills rally
  • Mar 11: Fox Creek rally
  • Mar 12 - 18: Whitecourt ride *non-sanctioned (with submission of photo/QR check in) 

More about the Golden Triangle

The Whitecourt Trailblazers page has trail conditions, maps and information on the Golden Triangle trail network.

Get more info to prep for the rally, or your own weekend snowmobiling adventures, by reading this story on the sledding experience in Whitecourt.