Designated as a: "Preferred Off-Road Eductional Center" by the All Terrain Vehicle Association (ATVA) and American Motorcycle Association (AMA)
| Snowmobile Overview | Snowmobile-Beginner | Snowmobile-Intermediate |
| Snowmobile-Expert | Snowmobile-Double Expert | Snowmobile-Private |
|Who is a Beginner?|
Beginners have little or no snowmobiling experience. They want to ride comfortably, but they first need to build their confidence and skills.
- Would you like to improve employee safety?
- Would you like your employees to be more efficient when snow conditions and terrain challenge their abilities?
|About the Class|
This class provides the basic skills and information your employees need so they can snowmobile safely and efficiently. This training involves the perfect mixture of riding and classroom education that ensures your workers will be able to navigate weather conditions and terrain appropriate for beginning snowmobilers.
Click here to learn more about your Senior Instructor, Bill Uhl.
The major topics covered include:
- Loading and unloading your machine
- How to use the awesome power of the mind to ensure your safety and that of others.
- What to do when you meet other snowmobilers on the trail.
- Safety gear (what you need to wear and to carry on your body)
- Equipment setup
- Basic knowledge of your snowmobile - its features and potential problems
- Ergonomics of handle bar positioning
- Ergonomics of lever setup
- Checking the oils
- Cold weather starting
- Safety gear to carry on the snowmobile
- How to change spark plugs
- Changing a drive belt
- Learning the fuel range of your machine
- Essential tool kit
- Employees participate in a test of their skill levels. (We need to know what they already know so that your agency will receive the maximum benefits from its investment in the course.)
- Skill development
- The physics of riding
- Trail rules (rules of the road)
- Starting and stopping safely
- When and where to stop (Don't get stuck!)
- How to get "unstuck"
- How and when to stand and kneel while riding
- Transforming bad habits into positive patterns
- Riding in powder snow or hard, crusted snow
- Turning around in tight quarters
- Traveling up and down hills
- Turning corners (right and left)
- How to tread lightly
- Field trip on roads, into the forest, and on beginner trails in the open country
For class cost information, please refer to the standard price matrix . You can register your employees for a one-day class. Longer classes are also available.
To start learning how to be safer and more efficient on the job, contact us directly at:
CALL: (360) 335-8488