Snowmobile Intermediate Classes for Corporate / Government Agency

 

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Who is an Intermediate?

Intermediate snowmobilers have some riding experience (on and off of the job) and are somewhat comfortable with their ability to negotiate certain types of terrain and snow conditions.  Although they can accomplish basic tasks, they have not experienced the variety of training and job situations that are critical for their job effectiveness and efficiency.  Intermediate riders need to become highly aware of their abilities, limitations, and the capability of their equipment so they can best serve your agency.

  • Do some of your employees feel uneasy when challenged by:
    • side hills?
    • creek crossings?
    • powder snow?
  • Do they ever wonder when they should brake or get on the gas to save themselves?
  • Have they ever been sucked into someone else’s track rut?

About the Class

To ensure that employees can immediately apply everything they are taught in actual riding situations, 85 percent of this class is taught on the snow.

Click here to learn more about your Senior Instructor, Bill Uhl.


Class Content

The major topics covered include:

  • Employees participate in a test of their skill levels.  (We need to know what they already know so your agency will receive the maximum benefits from its investment in the course.) Note: students will be taught any skills they have not yet mastered from the beginning class.
  • Skill development
    • Understanding the effects of the time of day on snow conditions
    • Flat light (what it is; how to cope with it)
    • Negotiating water crossings
    • Coping with slick and frosted bridges
    • Excelling on side hills (how to position yourself and the snowmobile; using weight distribution to your advantage)
    • Reading the terrain ahead
    • Speed (identify your comfort zones)
    • Turning around in narrow places
    • Know the balance point of your machine
    • Riding in the trees
    • Climbing (when to turn out so you don’t get stuck)
    • Trail riding
    • Hill riding
    • Corners at greater speed
    • Open country riding
    • Conquering different snow conditions
    • Early winter snowmobiling
    • Spring snowmobiling
    • When to stand or kneel while riding
    • Basic avalanche awareness
    • Basic cold weather survival skills
    • How to use parts of your snowmobile to survive
    • How to tread lightly
    • When to go slow to go fast

    Classes will be tailored to your special needs.

    For the cost of your corporate or government custom class, call or e-mail us for a quote.  See the Contact Us Now button for directions in the side menu.

    You can register your employees for one and two-day classes. Longer classes are also available.

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Senior Instructor & Expert Witness – Bill Uhl

Mr. Uhl has successfully served as an Expert Witness and consultant for attorneys since 2004. In over 28 years of U.S. and International off-road professional competition, Bill Uhl has won truckloads of trophies in all types of long distance racing in some of the most rugged terrain around the world, including five gold medals for the U.S. during the International Six-Days Trials/Enduro (the Olympics of motorcycle racing).

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What’s New

Senior Instructor,
Bill Uhl named to the International Motorcycle Hall of Fame Click here

Bill Uhl is designated as a "Preferred Off-Road Eductional Trainer" Click here.

Weight Transfer

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