Northeastern Getaway Contest for Ontario Snowmobiling

By Jamie Dallaire, Ontario’s Wilderness Region


You could win a Gold Rush Tour for two in our Legendary Snowmobile Getaway Contest!

Northeastern Ontario is a place home to snowmobile routes, historic loops and outstanding accommodations. Fall fades its colours into winter, when white covers the tallest of trees and the oldest of rocks, rivers and waterways, revealing one of the world’s largest winter playgrounds.

Welcome to Northeastern Ontario where a legendary snowmobiling adventure awaits – and this winter, “We are Holding Out for a Hero”. A snowmobile legend. Someone who will help us conquer one of the most historic snowmobile adventures in the world – the fabulous Gold Rush Tour.

Gold Rush Tour

The Gold Rush Tour is a 650-kilometre journey, spanning seven northern communities, and a total of four nights. We are looking for a legend in the making – a leader capable of travelling long distances, staying in the finest rustic accommodations, eating the tastiest local cuisine and making this conquest with a companion of their choice.

Prize Package

The Legendary Snowmobile Getaway Contest prize consists of: riding the Gold Rush Tour, one of the most historic snowmobile loops in Canada, where winners will receive an all-inclusive snowmobile getaway for 3 days (4 nights) of riding the snowmobile trails in Northeastern Ontario. Provided amenities for two included: snowmobiles (courtesy of, accommodations, meals, transportation and fuel. A personal photographer / videographer will accompany the winner to capture all your memories. Historic guest riders who helped establish the legendary Gold Rush snowmobile tour will also ride alongside the winners to share their stories and knowledge of the region.

Register Online

Register today for your chance to become our “Snowmobile Legend”. Contest entries close on December 18th, 2012. Get information on snowmobiling in Northeastern Ontario or the Legendary Snowmobile Getaway Contest.

Snowmobiling Tourism Contacts:

Contributing partners for this Ontario snowmobiling site about great Ontario snowmobile trails and snowmobile conditions include: Intrepid Snowmobiler, Murphy Insurance, Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs, Ontario Tourism, Snow Goer Media, Supertrax Media.

About Craig Nicholson—The Intrepid Snowmobiler

Popularly known as The Intrepid Snowmobiler, Craig Nicholson is an International Snowmobile Hall of Fame journalist who specializes in recreational snowmobiling activities. Craig has snowmobiled in every region of Canada and many states. His one-of-a-kind tour book, “Canada’s Best Snowmobiling – The Ultimate Ride Guide”, chronicles his adventures, as does his website and Facebook page.

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