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First Aid Realities on Snowmobile Tours

First Aid Realities on Snowmobile Tours

What are the first aid realities on snowmobile tours? Given the millions of miles North American snowmobilers rack up each winter on their snowmobile vacations, fortunately we don’t need that snowmobile safety answer very often. Surprising really, when you think of all that remote riding area and those thousands of riders. To say nothing of variable snow conditions and all …

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Snowmobile Groomer Ride Along

Snowmobile Groomer Ride Along

Have you ever considered a snowmobile groomer ridealong? I remember the day I almost hit a groomer. I‘d come around a blind corner on my snowmobile. And there it was, looming over me, filling the trail. Wide-eyed, we both hit the binders. Fortunately, my Ski-Doo snowmobile came to an abrupt stop as the skis kissed the groomer’s blade. …

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Snowmobiling Layering Best Tips

Snowmobiling Layering Best Tips

Snowmobiling layering is the best way to avoid the cold that can take the pleasure out of snowmobiling. So here’s the scoop on staying warm on snowmobile tours and snowmobile vacations – by learning how to layer for snowmobiling. It starts with eating well to fuel your body and staying hydrated all day with water, juice or energy drinks. Then …

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2017 Winter A Downer For Many Snowmobilers

2017 Winter A Downer For Many Snowmobilers

That’s a wrap for the so-called 2017 winter. Time to summerize and put away the Ski Doo snow machines, get out the Sea Doo watercraft to go PWC touring and spend my summer dreaming about a better snowmobiling season next year. No doubt, opinions about the 2017 winter vary depending on what snow conditions were like close to home, whether trail …

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Things Snowmobilers Say on Snowmobile Tours

Things Snowmobilers Say on Snowmobile Tours

During years of snowmobiling, I’ve heard and seen it all, including things snowmobilers say in person, on snowmobile videos and in snowmobile magazines. So I’d like to recall some of them to you – maybe you’ll recognize a few that have passed your own lips – and impart the benefit of my accumulated wisdom. Those who do much …

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Things Go Wrong On Snowmobile Tour

Things Go Wrong On Snowmobile Tour

Not every snowmobile tour goes smoothly – things go wrong. One day in Quebec, one sled blew a piston in the middle of nowhere. Not being close to anything, we decided to tow it to our next hotel destination. We hooked up the tow straps and began what would end up being a 200-kilometre pull. The tower, towee and …

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