January 27, 2009 | Tips from Travellers >
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Last winter I had the opportunity to try snowmobiling for the first time. A group of us headed to Mackenzie and met up with the fellows from Rocky Mountain Trench Adventures for what would be great day in the backcountry. Our group consisted of a mix of sledding beginners and seasoned pros so after a safety briefing and lesson for us newbies, we headed out on the trail to Morfee Mountain.
Our ultimate destination was an alpine hut near the top of the mountain where we were treated to an amazing lunch. Our guides brought up a full camp stove and delivered a feast of hot soup, samosas, sandwiches, pastries and hot chocolate - perfect food after spending the morning on the trails.
Mackenzie is a great place to snowmobile given the amazing snow conditions and mountainous terrain. They get tons of snow each winter and its easily accessible right from the townsite - Mackenzie has a secure compound where you can park your sled right at the trailhead to Morfee Mountain.