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Sign up: youth snowmobile safety course at fairgrounds

There are plenty of trails available for fans of snowmobiling.  (Tia Troy / Glacier Country)
There are plenty of trails available for fans of snowmobiling. (Tia Troy / Glacier Country)

WINTERSPORTS -- A free snowmobile safety course for youths ages 12-16 is set for Nov. 8 at the Spokane Winter Knights Snow Show at the Spokane County Fair & Expo Center.

Pre-register by Friday, Oct. 10.  

The snowmobile safety course training includes:

  •          Basic snowmobile maintenance.
  •          Survival skills and dealing with emergencies, including an avalanche awareness presentation by representatives of the Northwest Avalanche Center.
  •          The proper clothing and protection from winter weather.
  •          Hand signals while riding and other basic riding skills.
  •          Properly preparing for a ride.

Info: (360) 902-8664.



Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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