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Ride Safe During Snowmobile Safety Week

Next week is International Snowmobile Safety Week, so Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding snowmobilers to be safe while out in the backcountry. This is a good time to ensure snowmobiles and winter gear are properly maintained and all Continue reading

Man Rescued From Routt National Forest

A 51-year-old man was rescued over the weekend after his snowmobile became stuck in the snow in the Routt National forest near Dumont Lake. Search and Rescue teams from Grand and Routt County looked for the missing man Continue reading

Road Closed Near Yampa

The southern portion of Forest Road 100 near  Yampa, also known as Buffalo Park Road, is now closed to all motor vehicles, including snowmobiles. The closure will continue over the next few months due to ongoing logging operations. The closure will Continue reading

Time To Prep Snowmobiles

Snow in the forecast today is a good reminder that now is the time to prepare your snowmobile for winter. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is advising all snowmobilers to make preparations to their machines and safety equipment, and to get their annual snowmobile registration before heading into the backcountry. You should give your snowmobile Continue reading

Back-Country Snowmobile Safety Tips

Snowmobile season is here and many have already been enjoying the back-country trails in Colorado. Before embarking on an excursion, it’s important to know the proper safety procedures for operating a snowmobile in the back-country. First, regardless of ability level, it’s suggested Continue reading

Rescues Highlight Snowmobile Safety

snowmobile safetyThe potential dangers and threats to your life and health, while on a snowmobile outing, have become very real following two incidents in Wyoming in the past week. One ended in tragedy with the death of a Cheyenne, Wyoming woman. The other had a happy ending when two South Continue reading

Snowmobilers Rescued In Two Separate Incidents

search-and-rescue7-300x270The Cheyenne woman found dead Tuesday in Wyoming’s Snowy Range mountains has been identified as 46-year-old Susanne Withers. Withers was on a snowmobile outing Saturday with her husband, identified as Jerry Withers the 2nd, and her son, 18-year-old Jerry Withers the 3rd. Following a breakdown of one of their three snowmobiles and high winds and blizzard conditions, the family was forced to Continue reading

Wyoming Woman Dies Of Exposure During Snowmobile Outing

albany county sheriffSearchers found a Cheyenne woman dead of exposure yesterday after ending a search for her, her husband and their son, who all went missing over the weekend during a snowmobile outing in the Snowy Mountain Range. According a release from the Albany County Sheriff’s Department, sometime Saturday afternoon one of the families three snowmobiles became inoperable. Due to high winds and ground blizzards the Continue reading

Snowmobile Avalanche Training

AVALANCHE WARNINGThe Northwest Colorado Snowmobile Club will hold free avalanche training this Saturday. The training will begin at the Freeman Trail Head at 9:30 Saturday morning. Those attending will need a snowmobile to access the trail. Training will Continue reading

Free Snowmobile Safety Class This Weekend

snowmobile safetyBefore getting on your snow mobile this winter, safety considerations need to be your top priority. To help riders be responsible and stay safe, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering a free Colorado Snowmobile Safety Class for both novice and experienced riders, this Saturday morning Continue reading