By Bob Stockwell, with Michael Morgan, LMFT Backcountry snowmobiling is an all-in sport. It takes a clear mind and full focus along with physical abilities to get into, and out of, the best lines and moments. But sometimes focus fades. Maybe you’ve just spent 30 minutes digging your buddy out of a tree well (it’s never you, right?!?), you haven’t had enough water or food, you’ve had one too many Monsters. Or maybe you’re riding
by Scott Graves, President Wasatch Back Hi to all, my name is Scott Graves, also known as SledGimp. For many years I was a member of Davis County Snowmobile Club and loved it. However, I live in Heber and the club was so far away it was hard to participate in any of the non-ride club functions. It became clear to me that we needed a club in the Wasatch Back, so I have started
Want to know more about how DNR grooming of your favorite snowmobile trail? Check out DNR’s blog post and video below. If you want to find the most current grooming reports, go to https://www.snowut.com/Grooming. What’s the Deal With Snow Grooming?
I keep seeing everyone on social media out having a good time and enjoying the wonderful snowpack we have this year. I know I have taken advantage of some of the storm cycles this past month of January. Nearly 100 inches of snow has fallen since the middle of the month, and there are a few more flakes in the forecast. We are having an incredible year as an association. A huge thanks to everyone
By Cody Sargent, Chalk Creek President Update After a few years of hiatus, we started back into the scene last year, and now this year, we are finally back in full force. Our membership numbers are growing to some of the highest they have ever been. We have a diverse group with members ages 10 to 60+, and we are finally getting some members from outside of the Coalville area. We have new members on
by Nikki Champion (Forecaster, Utah Avalanche Center) Uintahs Observation by Mark Staples on 12/1/19 In mid-September, we got our first dusting of snow in the Central Wasatch. On Sept 20th, we got about 3 inches of snow with .4 inches of water, followed by another 3 inches of snow and .85 inches of water. Following that we didn’t get much until mid-October. Between October 17th and October 21st, we got another 20 inches of snow.
by Ben Hancock December 7th from 10:00A.M. to 1:00P.M. at Soldier Hollow This year’s Kids Day is going to be even better than last year. Last year we had so much fun, learning about safety, fun activities, and avalanche safety. We are going to learn the same things this year, but we have some new tools and sponsors to help us. Like last year, we are still focusing on education, safety, and fun. We will
by Bob Stockwell The Salt Lake Valley Snowmobile Club ride and events schedule for the coming year kicks off in January, with the club’s free avalanche safety training class on Jan. 4. This training is FREE to current club members and will be a full day of classroom instruction, outdoor practice, and fieldwork scenarios with riding involved. You must RSVP for this class session, and registration is limited to the first 24 who respond. The location will
Are you excited about the snow coming down? Already been out for a ride, but didn’t take time to get your sled ready for the season? Now is a good time to go through your sled and make sure you have it ready for the winter. Here is a list of things to check on your sled: Check your belt for wear and replace the belt.Grease and inspect your chassis by finding all the grease
by Kennon Jeppson (President Top of Utah Snowmobile Club) Earlier this season, Egan Basin warming hut was going to be closed for the winter, due to vandalism and people not cleaning up after themselves. (Clean up your beer cans!) The actions of a few almost ruined a good thing for everyone. Thanks to Kory argyle that went to bat for everybody, this has been changed. Kory is the outgoing president of the Franklin County Highmarkers