After nearly a half century of riding snowmobiles, I’ve pretty much dialed into my wants and needs in a snowmobile. I have no idea how many different sleds I’ve ridden in my lifetime. But I’ve been on pretty much every model produced since 1981 … and a few others dating back to the 1960s.
So when ranking my favorite snowmobiles, it’s based on years of powder riding, cornice jumping, getting stuck and climbing mountains.
That said, I will be the first to admit my love affair with 600cc models. So if you’re into power, you may just want to skip selections 1, 4 and 7. But here’s my list: