Bradly Cruger Snowmobile May 26th, 2018 - 14:47:10
Learn the proper technique for handling the ups-and-downs! Decrease your speed as you approach the bumpy section but keep your speed consistent. (Avoid revving the throttle as it will dig the bumps deeper for future riders). Stand up and anticipate large dips using your legs as shock absorbers letting the snowmobile buck up and down beneath you. Throughout your ride switch positions to avoid constant stress on the same part of your body and take numerous breaks to keep your muscles loose. Twos company Riding tandem on a snowmobile allows much more freedom to roam the Whistler vistas with your eyes.
Getting unstuck To avoid getting stuck in the first place remember to stop in deep snow only if you are pointed downhill. Also watch for depressions in the powder which could be stream beds that make it extremely difficult to pull a sled from. And remember dont be afraid of getting stuck as its bound to happen a few times a day unless youre staying on perfectly groomed trails. As long as you keep the throttle going you are likely to pull through the soft spots. Save your butt Some heavily used Whistler trails can become bumpy and inflict stinging pain on your spine.
Keep a space of at least 30 yards from other snowmobiles on the trail. Lastly at slower speeds dont be afraid to take a fall. (Tipping over a couple times is part of the experience). Rules of the road Just like regular driving in North America snowmobiling adheres to the same guidelines (with a few exceptions). Always keep to the right of the trails especially on turns. When stopping do not stop directly on the trail but veer off to the side. Never stop on turns or narrow parts of the trail if you can avoid it. Be courteous and give the right of way to oncoming groups of pedestrians skiers and other snowmobilers.
Snowmobiles are motorized vehicles capable of speeds high enough to cause serious injury or death in the event of an accident. As such snowmobile owners should not entrust their vehicles into the care of just anyone. If the rider has a history of reckless conduct excessive drinking or if the party riding the snowmobile is a minor a reasonable snowmobile owner would not permit them to operate the machine. If the owner does so he or she may be liable for negligently entrusting the snowmobile into the drivers care. Constructive Knowledge Liability Property owners may also share some liability in a snowmobile accident.