Snowmobiling is a popular winter activity, especially around lakes and mountains. Snowmobiling across the lake can be very dangerous and can even lead to death, so it is important that you take the proper safety precautions. Accident reports from Wisconsin and Minnesota found that 30% of all snowmobile-related fatalities occurred on a frozen lake or […]
Tips For Snowmobiling on Your Favorite Lake
Unfortunately, one of the most common causes of snowmobile deaths is thin ice. When winters are exceptionally warm, some bodies of water may only be partially frozen, greatly increasing the risk of an accident on the ice. The best option when you come across a frozen lake or pond is to find a way around […]
Safety Tips for Snowmobiling on Lakes
Don’t become a statistic! Lake ice can always be dangerous because of changing conditions and inconsistencies in its thickness, particularly when there is running water beneath it. The safest snowmobiling rule is to never cross lakes or rivers since ice thickness to support a snowmobile can never be guaranteed. Never venture onto lakes or rivers […]
Snowmobile Safety – Be Careful on Lakes!
After the deaths of three people on snowmobiles at Lake Winnipesaukee last week, I thought these safety tips from SSAP would be appropriate to review. PLEASE stay safe out there. Ice can always be dangerous because of changing conditions and inconsistencies in its thickness, particularly when there is running water beneath it. The safest snowmobiling […]