Snowmobile Safety

Safety starts before you hit the snow. Make sure your sled is well maintained and check the weather conditions before heading out. Wear protective gear, keep first aid kits handy and comply with all local laws.

Watch our safety video

Snowmobiles open the door to the wonderful world of winter. Whether you’re new to the sport or an old pro, this video covers the latest tips on safe snowmobiling.

Backcountry Avalanche Safety Gear Tips

Ski-Doo Ambassador Jeremy Mercier and Hanna Beaman from Backcountry Access share their avalanche safety gear advice they’ve learned from years for backcountry snowmobiling. Watch now and make sure you and your crew are properly equipped to return home safely and enjoy many more adventures together.

Trail Snowmobile Safety Gear Basics

Are you carrying the right trail snowmobile safety gear? Ski-Doo Ambassadors Troy Oleson and Tiffanie Hoops show you what they recommend you bring along on every ride. They’ll explain the basics of trail snowmobile, how to properly dress while driving a snowmobile on-trail and walk you through all the must-have extras with them on the snow.

Free Avalanche Education Classes

Every year, even experienced riders get caught in avalanches, a matter Ski-Doo takes seriously. Watch our free Avalanche safety videos.

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