Tips for safe
Always carry as
a minimum the following safety equipment: a tool kit, a knife, spark plugs,
drive belt, first aid kit, rope, waterproof matches, a
flashlight and an extra ignition key. Add more items to this
list for long or night snowmobile trips. In addition
comply with the following guidelines:
Never drink and ride.
Recognize and accept the
power of the snowmobile.
Respect the limitations of
Check the general
mechanical condition of the snowmobile before leaving.
Always wear proper
equipment including a helmet, gloves, boots, and a
Know your hand signals.
- Know the laws governing snowmobiles
forecast before beginning the trip.
Check ice conditions before
you venture onto a lake or river.
Obey trail signs and stop
at all road crossings
Stay on the right side of
the trail at all times.
Respect private property.
Never ride alone.
Always make sure someone knows your
itinerary and with whom you are traveling.
Always carry emergency care
Always carry your
driverís license, money and cell phone.
required be sure to have your snowmobile safety
Required daily medications should be with you.
Insurance forms for the vehicle and your health medical
cards should be with you.
Water and high energy food are necessary.
Use good judgment and
courtesy at all times.
purpose of posting trail signs is to control and regulate the
flow of snowmobile traffic. These signs inform the snowmobiler
of trail characteristics so that they can enjoy their excursion based
on their level of expertise. This information is
required for a safe and enjoyable trail riding experience.
for examples of
Snowmobile Trails Signs.