There’s snow in them thar woods! With snow being scarce, the team decided to go North…way North. As we travelled toward Tower, Minnesota, we could only imagine the snowmobiling to be so good. With our busy schedules and other duties, we aren’t able to travel to Upper Michigan where the plethora of dedicated snowmobilers have
56,000 miles snowmobiled in 180 days over three winters and over 500 miles in a single day all on one snowmobile by one man. These are the goals set by Nick Keller and the Keller Family Community Foundation, Richmond, MN with their annual snowmobiling fundraiser Snowball Cancer Challenge which started this year on January 15
Thinking outside the box is where inventions come from. That and the need to get things done simpler and easier. In the 1920’s Armstead created a screw-propelled vehicle by combining a Fordson tractor and helical pontoons. They also fitted the pontoons on a Chevrolet car. Turning these vehicles was much like steering a skid-loader or
Snowmobile riding gear has evolved over the years into hyper-technical clothing with space-age materials, several panels and pockets, and flashy designs that truly do keep you warm and dry as you scurry along in sub-zero wind chills. There are a lot of brands, each with several styles and colors, giving all of us mind-boggling choices.
Snowmobile boots are getting more high-tech each year. HMK has been specializing in footwear for many years bringing high-tech features to the snowmobile gear connoisseur. One of their more recent entries is the Voyager Boa. The Voyager Boa is a boot that offers a balance of tech, support, and price. Some of the HMK boots
There hasn’t been much call for snowmobile trail maps this season simply because there hasn’t been snow to ride on. There’s still plenty of winter left and it’s a matter of time when we get hit. When we do, be prepared because you’ll want to get out and enjoy it as much as you can.
It’s that time of year when we do our best to predict what the manufacturers might offer for the next season. Publishers are privy to new models and technology many weeks before it’s released to the snowmobiling public. The reason is so that we can get our articles ready to publish. Sometimes photos and information
by Jack Welch Special Projects Consultant Volunteer, BlueRibbon Coalition Yes, the gates to Yellowstone National Park opened to Winter Use on December 15th with limited access to the Park. However, on December 29th and 30th a major snowstorm brought over a foot of new snow to the Park. This additional snow has allowed for increased oversnow
Want to get out and ride a new Arctic Cat? Are you near the Houghton, Michigan area? You can if you’re 21 years or older! Check out this info. What: 2012 Arctic Cats ready to ride: F1100, XF1100, TZ1, F5, F570 & Bearcat Z1 models When: Jan 12-15, Jan 19-22, Jan 26-29 Times: 9:00am –
2012 Snow Run seven state tour raises direct financial assistance for both men and women breast cancer patients.