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Trail Work

With the snow being low let’s take a moment to focus on all the hard work that goes into the trail system!

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Youth Trail Sleds

We’ve had an increased number of questions this year from parents of new snowmobilers as to what their kids can and cannot ride on the trail. Each year the sled manufacturers come out with new models, new features, and have recently started to provide more options for young riders; bridging that gap between kid sled and trail sled. But luckily there is some pretty clear legislation in place to determine what can and can’t be on the...

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Quiet In Quiet Out Reminder

Image courtesy of the Moose Mountain Snowmobile Club Facebook Group We’d like to take a moment to touch on the issue of noise. All of you have probably seen the Quiet In Quiet Out signs, reminding you to keep noise to a minimum when entering and exiting towns and communities. But it’s important to remember that you must always be mindful of your volume, even when you’re seemingly in the middle of nowhere. There are also farm yards, often the...

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SSA Board Article: Troy Foster

Hello snowmobilers I am from the South East Corner of Saskatchewan where we have snow covered trails for a second year in a row and another wonderful Saskatchewan winter. The biggest news in Saskatchewan is always found in any small town at the local coffee shops. The same holds true for what snowmobilers are talking about and that is found at one of many hundreds of shelters along the trails. Our club Moose Mountain operates the trails within one of the three Provincial parks and I am often...

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TRF Recipients

Tourism Relief Fund The Government of Canada recently contributed $500,000 through Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan) under the Tourism Relief Fund to enhance snowmobile trails in Saskatchewan! Here is a list of the successful applicant clubs and projects coming to the trails near you: Archerwill Drift Riders: Shelter UpgradesBattleford Trail Breakers: New ShelterBroadview Snow...

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RCMP: More snowmobile trail safety patrols are planned for 2023

The following is an excerpt from the RCMP. View it here: https://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca  January 17, 2023 Prince Albert, Duck Lake, Rosthern, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan50% of snowmobiles stopped during a December 30 patrol were not registered50% of snowmobiles (six out of a dozen) stopped by RCMP officers were not registered during a December 30, 2022 patrol in the Prince Albert, Duck Lake and Rosthern, SK areas. Identification...

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Tourism Relief Fund

*Updated January 24th with Recipients. The Government of Canada is contributing $500,000 through Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan) under the Tourism Relief Fund to enhance snowmobile trails in Saskatchewan.Funding from the Tourism Relief Fund will be used to enhance the provincial trail system through new snowmobile trail development, warm-up shelter construction and upgrades, trail grooming equipment and...

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Pre-Season Praise

Thank you for your hard work! Just because the snowmobile season has technically begun, doesn’t mean the hard work is done! The majority of trails across the province have yet to open so we encourage anyone with some free time on their hands to reach out to their local clubs. It’s also a great opportunity to meet other people with a passion for snowmobiling!It’s important to remember that while a good portion...

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Provincial Festival Update

Snow depth check from the folks in Nipawin! It’s already looking festival ready and the snow is just getting started. This year’s festival theme is “Canadian Vintage.” It’ll feature plenty of plaid and denim so be sure to dress the part and take in the Vintage Airband Competition on Friday evening. If rocking isn’t your thing you can simply kick back and enjoy some pub food and refreshments.Save yourself some time by registering early, and registering...

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Snowmobile Day

Snowmobile Day is a day to celebrate the snowmobiling community and begin preparations for the upcoming season. Snowmobile clubs, local dealers, associations, and snowmobile groups are invited to participate. Snowmobile Day is being patterned after the successful “Snöskoters Dag”, held in Sweden for over 45 years. The celebration in Sweden started in the 1970s and expanded rapidly through the 1980s as snowmobiling in Sweden expanded. The success of the event is traced to creating a fun...

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