Snowmobiling – Safety

Maine Snowmobile Safety

Maine Snowmobile Laws, Etiquette, & Safety

Maine Snowmobile SafetyThinking of dusting off the snowmobile and hitting the trails again? Are you new to snowmobiling and not sure of trail etiquette and rules? Here are some tips and basic trail rules to help everyone have a fun time and stay safe this winter season. The best suggestion is to use some good old fashion common sense. The vast network of trails available offers plenty of fun for many winter seasons. To keep the fun coming simply follow the rules, respect the land and have fun Snowmobiling in Maine. Ask us about Maine Snowmobile Vacations or share your Maine Snowmobile comments. To feature your Maine business, contact us.

Maine Snowmobile Safety & Trail Info

Snowmobile Signs
Official snowmobile trails have signs that inform the snowmobile operator about the trails. A trail diamond for instance is used to mark official trails. Directional arrows are also used to help prevent snowmobilers from getting lost. Arrows or chevrons are used to warn riders of sharp curves, these are similar to the chevrons that are used on roadways to mark a sharp curve. A sign with diagonal black and yellow stripes is used to mark objects and obstructions that sit along the side of a trail. There are many signs used to mark snowmobile trails, the majority of which are similar to road signs.

traildiamond

Trail Marker

Directional Marker

Directional Marker

Arrow Chevron

Arrow Chevron

Fixed Objects

Fixed Objects

 

Snowmobile Driving/Riding Etiquette
While riding the standard is to ride to the right, like cars on a road. Staying to the right will help everyone’s day run a lot smoother and keep everyone safe. It is important to use hand signals while riding so that everyone else on the trail knows what you are doing, they cannot read your thoughts. Most of the hand signals used are the same as when riding a bike. Also, keep in mind that not only is it dangerous to operate a snowmobile while intoxicated it is illegal.

Snowmobile Safety Tips
Bring a map and stay on marked trails. It is dangerous enough if you are lost or injured on marked trails but if you are not even on an official trail it will be increasingly more difficult to find you and that could cost you more than just a day of fun. Another way to get into trouble real fast is to snowmobile alone. If you are with friends and something happens they can help. If you are alone you can easily find yourself stranded miles from help. Something else that is good to know is that even though some trails pass through private property the landowner is not responsible for the upkeep or safeness of the trail.

Maine Snowmobile Registration Fees
Registration fees are required whether you are a resident of the state or not. The fee goes to a variety of places the majority of it going towards upkeep and care for the snowmobile trails themselves as well as new trails and maintenance equipment. This is done largely through government grants to individual towns and snowmobile clubs that then use the money for the trails.

Snowmobile Apparel

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  • Durable with Firm Stitching: Flat-locking and high-density stitching makes the balaclava comfortable to wear and ensures lifetime use. You can wear this balaclava as a full-face mask, open face balaclava, half face mask, ski mask, neckerchief, or a hood under helmets/hats, with glasses or goggles.
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  • Elastic design: each face UV protection full-face cover is soft and comfortable to wear, the face cover is elastic and suitable for most men and women, suitable for matching with some helmets, and so on
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  • QUICK & SMART HEATING: This heated vest for men has 8 built-in carbon fiber heating panels to generate heat across core body areas (collar, shoulders, left/right abdomen, back and waist). 4 heating settings (smart/low/medium/high ) can be adjusted by a button
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  • INSULATED COVERALLS: Get protection and warmth in extremely cold conditions with these insulated coveralls for men and women. The heavy-duty work gear is comfortable down to -50°F (-46°C) and the RefrigiFill insulation protects you in subzero conditions.
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  • Duffle bag with a shoulder strap can transform into a backpack
  • Adjustable shoulder and chest straps
  • Bottle holder
  • Foam padding on straps for comfort
  • 900 D Polyester
  • Top hand: 200g PrimaLoft Gold; Palm: 133 g PrimaLoft grip control
  • Waterproof, windproof and breathable glove insert
  • Naturally moisture-wicking wool blend lining
  • Boxed fingertips to avoid air infiltration
  • Grip control technology for a better grip in palm
  • Crew neck t-shirt
  • Short sleeves
  • Men's
  • 100% Cotton
  • This is a factory original equipment item, not an aftermarket
  • Genuine Ski-Doo part that fits your specific vehicle
  • Reversible Beanie
  • Part Number: 4486770081
  • Manufactured to meet specifications for fit, form, and function

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