2017
Season Schedule

February 4, 2017
Poker Run - Yes, we are having a Poker Run!!!
February 5, 2017
6:00 PM - Club Meeting - YMCA Annex in Bellefonte
March 5, 2017
6:00 PM - Club Meeting - YMCA Annex in Bellefonte

Snowmobile Safety

Registration/Titles/Insurance | Hand Signals | Trail Signs | Snowmobile Operation | Safety Tips & Training Info


Hand Signals

You are responsible for operating your snowmobile in a safe manner. Learn your hand signals and USE them!

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Left Arm raised from the shoulder and extended straight up over the head with palm of hand flat. Left Arm extended out and down from the side of the body, with a downward flapping motion of hand to signal warning or caution.
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Left Arm extended straight out from shoulder and pointing in the direction of the turn. Left Arm raised at shoulder height, elbow bent and forearm vertical with palm of hand flat.
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Left Arm raised at shoulder height, elbow bent and forearm vertical, wrist bent, move arm from left to right over head, pointing to right side of trail. Last Sled in Line - The left forearm, with the palm flat, slashes repeatedly out and down at a 45-degree angle. Left Arm raised, elbow bent, with thumb pointing backward. In hitchhiking motion, move arm forward to backward over your shoulder.

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Trail Signs

These are some of the trail signs you may see while snowmobiling. Please obey all trail signs!

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yield
 
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Stop

Instructs riders to come to a complete stop before proceeding with caution.
 
Stop Ahead

Advises snowmobilers to begin slowing down because a stop sign is just ahead.
 
Yield

Instructs riders to yield the right of way to vehicles traveling on the other trail at intersections
 
Blazer

Informs the rider that he/she is on a designated trail.
 
Chevron

Provides additional guidance to the rider in a sharp turn.

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Hazard Markers

Identifies a fixed object at the side of the trail. used any time the fixed object narrows the normal width of the trail such as bridge railings. The stripes slope down towards the trail.
 
Steep Hill

Indicates to rider to proceed with caution due to a steep hill.
 
Railroad Crossing

To advise snowmobile operators to proceed at a reduced speed because rider is approaching a railroad crossing.>
 
90 Degree Turn

To advise snowmobile operator that a 90 degree turn is ahead. Sign will indicate left or right turn.
 
Winding Trail

Advises rider to proceed slowly because trail has many turns.

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Joint Use

To indicate that highway or road is designated for use by snowmobile operators.
 
Directional Arrow

Informs the rider that the trail ahead makes significant changes in direction.
 
No Snowmobiles

identifies areas where snowmobiling is not allowed.
       

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Trail Conditions


About 5-6 inches of snow. Roads fairly good, woods trails a bit rough, but rideable.


Trail Opening Dates

Sunday, December 11 - State Forest Roads and Trails Open

Third Sunday of January - State Game Land trails open to snowmobiling

Maps

Black Moshannon Trail Map
PA DCNR Snowmobile Trail Maps
PSSA Interactive Snowmobile Trail Maps