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Reduce Snowmobiling Risks

Reduce Snowmobiling Risks

What’s the point of trying to reduce snowmobiling risks? No matter how you ride, snowmobiling poses certain inherent threats. Why? Because it occurs in an unpredictable and uncontrollable natural setting far away from civilization and emergency assistance. That said, 99.9% of snowmobilers return home safely after each ride. No matter what your riding style, ensure you continue to be …

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Quebec Annual Trail Permit Made Easy

Quebec Annual Trail Permit Made Easy

Apparently, many snowmobilers get confused about the intricacies buying a Quebec Annual Trail Permit. Note that the website of the Federation of Quebec Snowmobile Clubs (FCMQ) provides relevant information in several different places. But many visitors don’t know what to search for. Or even what questions to ask to get the info needed to purchase their Quebec Annual …

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Snowmobile Club Volunteers Crisis

Snowmobile Club Volunteers Crisis

Is there really a crisis with snowmobile club volunteers? If the online pleas from snowmobile clubs I see almost daily are any indication, the answer is an unequivocal YES. It’s a fact. The shortage of unpaid helpers is already impacting the quality, quantity and sustainability of snowmobile trails throughout the snowbelt. And unless more snowmobilers step up to the …

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Snowmobile Helmet Communicators

Snowmobile Helmet Communicators

Periodically, I see online posts asking about snowmobile helmet communicators. How well do they work? Which make is best? What’s everyone else using? Unfortunately, definitive answers seem to be few and far between. I know my own experience is mixed. When my snowmobile helmet communicators worked properly, I enjoyed being able to talk one to one with my spouse. …

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Snowmobile Rain Riding Best Advice & Video

Snowmobile Rain Riding Best Advice & Video

Nobody in their right mind wants to go snowmobile rain riding or in a meltdown. But sometimes it’s unavoidable, especially if you do a lot of snowmobile tours. Like when you’re on a tight snowmobile vacation schedule to get to your next destination or the weather suddenly turns sour in the middle of a pleasant day ride. The one …

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Take Friends Snowmobiling Best Tips

Take Friends Snowmobiling Best Tips

So you’re about how to take friends snowmobiling for this Family Day Weekend or any other time. Maybe it’s a newbie or someone that hasn’t snowmobiled in years. How you shape the experience will determine if snowmobiling wins another convert. So please make their first ride enjoyable, safe, comfortable — and during daylight hours. You won’t get a second chance …

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