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This is our Snowmobile Safety page. Here you will find Snowmobile Safety course dates, Safety info and more. We would like to thank SASKSNOW for their co-operation with this page..
SNOW FACTS
There are approximately 2.3 million registered snowmobiles in North America. 63% of snowmobilers usually trailer their snowmobiles to go ride. 37% either snowmobile from their primary residence or have a vacation home where they keep and use their snowmobiles. The average snowmobiler rides their snowmobile 1,102 miles per year. Approximately 88% of all active snowmobilers are male; 12% female. Approximately 18% of all snowmobilers are part of the Senior Circuit – 60 years or older and 37% of all snowmobilers are 50 years or older.
SAFETY TIPS
  • Don't travel alone - Ride with a buddy.
  • Always let someone know where you are going and when you will return.
  • Use check-in - check-out stations if they are provided.
  • Always ride on the right-hand side of the trail.
  • If riding in the mountains, check with local officials for avalanche warnings.
  • Always be prepared for the unexpected. Carry basic emergency and survival equipment, tool kit, spare parts and extra gas.
  • Make sure your snowmobile is licensed.
  • Purchase a trail permit if you plan on riding on trails (if required).
  • Remember - Don't Drink and Ride!!







  • Speed Limits


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    Canadian Avalanche Association

    SASKATCHEWAN SNOWMOBILE
    SAFETY COURSES
    WINTER of 2017 to 2018

    Snowmobile Safety Training All snowmobile operators who were born after January 1, 1989 are required to complete a snowmobile safety training course before operating a snowmobile on public land.
    (You must be at least 12 years old to enroll in a snowmobile course).
    This program promotes the safe and responsible use of a snowmobile. It involves classroom instruction and hands-on training. Topics include rules of the road, pre-start safety check, safe operating procedures, trail riding, survival and ice safety. This course is arranged on-site with minimum numbers. Parents and other adults are encouraged to enroll as well.
    Length: approx 6 hours
    Cost: $75 per person / $155 per family

    Click Here for Course Overview



    Contact Info:

    Regina: SASKSNOW Office 1-800-499-7533 or 306-729-3500

    Saskatoon: Marcel Voyer after 4pm 1-306-384-2420
    All Saskatoon courses will be held at the Saskatoon Snowmobile Clubhouse
    on North Corman Park Industrial Road (the old Penner School)


    For more info on Snowmobile Safety Courses
    Contact:  SASKSNOW Office
    email SASKSNOW.
    Phone: 1-800-499-7533 or 306-729-3500
    Or Click here --> Saskatchewan Snowmobile Safety Courses

    This page in cooperation with SASKSNOW

    SASKSNOW



    SNOWMOBILE WARNINGS


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    WARNING!! Watch out for Silage Bags!!!


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    WARNING!! Watch out for Electric Fences!!!



    WARNING!! Use Extreme caution on ice!



    WARNING!!
    Use Extreme Caution when Snow Plows are out!!







    SNOWMOBILE SAFETY TIPS
    • Don't travel alone - Ride with a buddy.

    • Always let someone know where you are going and when you will return.

    • Use check-in - check-out stations if they are provided.

    • Always ride on the right-hand side of the trail.

    • If riding in the mountains, check with local officials for avalanche warnings.

    • Always be prepared for the unexpected. Carry basic emergency and survival equipment, tool kit, spare parts and extra gas.

    • Become familiar with your snowmobile before going on extended trips and make sure it is in good operating condition.

    • You should always wear adequate winter clothing, protective goggles and even sunscreen.

    • Never cross frozen lakes and streams without checking the ice thickness first.

    • Watch the weather. Winter storms can set in very rapidly, resulting in white-outs leaving a rider disorientated.

    • Try to keep yourself in good physical condition.

    • When fueling your snowmobile, Be careful! Spilled gas can irritate and cause bare skin to freeze.

    • Remember - Don't Drink and Ride!!



    SNOWMOBILER CODE of ETHICS
    • I will be a safe snowmobiler and a good sportsman.

    • I will use my influence to promote safe snowmobile conduct.

    • I will respect the rights of other people's property.

    • I will not damage living trees, shrubs, or other natural resources.

    • I will not litter or pollute trails, camping areas, public property, streams or lakes.

    • I will lend a helping hand if I see someone in distress.

    • I will be available to assist search and rescue parties.

    • I will not harass/abuse other snowmobilers, hikers, skiers, snowshoers, ice fishermen or other types of winter sports people.

    • I will respect {see above} their rights to enjoy our recreational facilities.

    • I will not harass wildlife and will avoid areas posted for the protection of wildlife.

    • I will know and obey all provincial, federal and local laws regulating the operation of snowmobiles in areas where I plan to ride.

    • I will be a good sportsman and safe snowmobiler.

    • I will obey all posted signs.

    • I will not ride under the influence of alcohol.

    Author - the Unknown Snowmobiler

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