Photo gallery: Revelstoke Snowarama revival featured snowmobile drag racing

The Revelstoke Snowmobile Club’s Snowarama on Mar. 30 featured high-speed drag races at Glacier House Resort

The Revelstoke Snowmobile Club’s Snowarama on Mar. 30 featured drag races at Glacier House Lodge at speeds of up to 140 km/h! There was a barbecue and lots of kids’ events. Bottom right: Gary Van Os

PHOTO ABOVE: The Revelstoke Snowmobile Club’s Snowarama on Mar. 30 featured drag races at Glacier House Resort at speeds of up to 140 km/h! There was a barbecue and lots of kids’ events. Bottom right: Gary Van Os, right, is one of a newer generation of sledders picking up the torch for the charity event, which donates to the charity Easter Seals Program. He is joined by Paul Olsen, who ran the Snowarama event for decades, raising $133,000 for the cause.

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PHOTO: In some categories, drag racers hit speeds in the 140 km/h range.

PHOTO: Rampant sleds with big rooster tails at the starting line.

PHOTO: The crowd at the course near the Glacier House Lodge watches at the starting line.

PHOTO: Volunteers brace against the wash from the sleds. They’re holding up the boards to prevent all the snow from being blown away from the starting line.

PHOTO: The event had lots of different categories, including kids races. Here, a competitor gets a clear lead heading towards mid point.

Photos by Aaron Orlando/Revelstoke Times Review

 

 

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