One Day Backcountry Snowmobile Skills Class.
For riders who don’t have the energy or time for a two day class. Great introduction to off trail powder riding techniques. 9am-4pm. Class will take place in open areas, no tight trees. Grand Mesa has 800 sq miles of riding and some of the best riding in the west.
Day 1 Itinerary
0900 – Start safety briefing and introduction along with buddy checks.
0930 – 1000 – Setting your snowmobile up for your body profile and why.
1000 – 1030 – Head out to desired location.
1030 – 1130 – Go over technique and body position. Downhill U-turns.
1130 – 1230 – (Practice), Instructors will assist one on one.
Lunch and review
1330 – 1430 – Move to new location with steeper terrain and go over being on edge is in control. (Practice) Sidehilling.
1430 – 1630– Throttle control and brake control.
1630 – Review and questions
What to bring:
- A working snowmobile. Lol. Please go through your sled and test ride before attending.
- Avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe. If you do not have, we can supply. Let us know.
- Food, water, snacks. We will be out all day.
- Two pairs of gloves.
- Face protection.
- Extra layers.
- All survival and avalanche gear should be in a back pack.
Cost for one day class: $190 Limited to 8 students.
To sign up: Call Grand Mesa Lodge. 970-856-3250