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3 Day Snowmobile Tour Blitz Rides

3 Day Snowmobile Tour Blitz Rides

Some of the best snowmobiling happens during 3- day snowmobile blitz  rides. Sometimes these are known as “toothbrush trips” because that’s all you really need to take with you. A planned departure Thursday night is typical, returning home late Sunday, after doing as much sledding as your group wants on your snowmobile tour. You may also do other kinds …

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Buy Used Snowmobiles Shopping Tips

Buy Used Snowmobiles Shopping Tips

I don’t pretend to be a snow machine mechanic. But here are a few tips for how to buy used snowmobiles for sale for your snowmobile tour or snowmobile vacation that I’ve picked up along the way. Plus a good buy used snowmobiles video by my friend David Clarke… Visible Damage Check front and rear suspension, bulkhead, tunnel, rails, etc, …

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Ontario’s Self Guided Snow Tours

Ontario’s Self Guided Snow Tours

What are Ontario’s self guided snow tours? Ontario has over 30,000 kilometres (16,000 miles) of snowmobile trails across a province that’s bigger than Texas. But what rider can really fathom this huge number of OFSC Ontario snowmobile trails that appears as the world’s largest system on the Provincial Snowmobile Trail Guide? I mean, if you want to go snowmobiling, what …

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Snowmobiling Photo Shoot Best Tips & Advice

Snowmobiling Photo Shoot Best Tips & Advice

For me, shooting snowmobiling photos is more difficult than writing for a snowmobile magazine. This is largely because there are no rewrites on snowmobile trails. Despite going digital camera, I am still mystified. I’m plagued by bright light, sun direction, shadow, snow reflection, cloud cover and fast moving sleds. So I’m challenged staging snowmobiling photos on snowmobile tours. …

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Guided Snowmobile Tours Tips & Best Choices

Guided Snowmobile Tours Tips & Best Choices

Are you ready to expand your trail riding horizons by finding out how to choose guided snowmobile tours? If you’ve always dreamed of going on a snowmobile tour, there’s no time like this winter. Day rides within your home region are fun. But with so much more snowmobiling to discover, the only question is how to go about …

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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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Summer Sledding For Snowmobilers

Summer Sledding For Snowmobilers

When I squeeze the throttle to go summer sledding, my Sea-Doo GTX S 155 watercraft powers up like a thoroughbred bursting from the starting gate. I cut my trail across a table top-smooth surface and accelerate to cruising speed; the exhilaration grows with the thrill of the ride. I lean into the next turn and my jet ski corners like …

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Snowmobile Summerizing Tips

Snowmobile Summerizing Tips

I’ve had some inquiries about snowmobile summerizing. I’m not the least bit mechanically inclined (which is why I don’t have any working on my sled photos!) And besides, I live in the city without a garage or workshop. So my total summerizing effort involves trailering my snow machines to my Ski-Doo dealer, Gateway Powersport & Marine. I also …

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Snowmobile Or Not After Lousy Weather

Snowmobile Or Not After Lousy Weather

Recently, I had to make a tough decision – to snowmobile or not. With acceptable weather in the forecast, we’d trailered almost 750 kilometres that Monday. We’d had expectation of decent snow conditions and good trails during our six-day saddlebag tour. But by the time we arrived, the forecast had changed for the (much) worse. Rain and warmer …

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Meltdown Snowmobile Trail Conditions Riding Tips

Meltdown Snowmobile Trail Conditions Riding Tips

What should you expect during meltdown snowmobile trail conditions? Whether it’s a temporary mid-winter thaw or the first stirrings of an early spring, you’re bound to encounter a snowmobile ride in temperatures warm enough and lasting long enough to start meltdown snowmobile trail conditions. Of course, the severity of the meltdown depends on variables like whether it’s accompanied by hot …

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Snowmobile Groomer Ride Along How To Groom

Snowmobile Groomer Ride Along How To Groom

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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Couples Snowmobile Tour Best Tips & Advice

Couples Snowmobile Tour Best Tips & Advice

Recently, I’ve had several snowmobilers ask for advice about doing a couples snowmobile tour. Since my wife has accompanied with me on snowmobile tours for many years and we also do several couples’ getaways each winter when snow conditions are good, I guess I’m experienced enough to offer these tips… Couples’ snowmobile tours aren’t the same as snowmobiling with hard …

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