Shortly after the first snowflake makes landfall the NHSA office is often peppered with two particular questions: “Why aren’t the snowmobile trails open?” and “Why aren’t the trails groomed?” Everyone is itching to ride. Me too! Why Aren’t The Snowmobile Trails Open? Why is it so complicated to get the trails opened at times? Storms can wreak trail havoc. It can take every ounce of club … [Read more...] about Why Aren’t The Snowmobile Trails Open?
Annual Awards Every club has at least one person who makes it all happen. Some are blessed with 2 or 3. Their tireless efforts are typically unrecognized by the general snowmobile populace… but you know who they are. Honor those individuals by nominating them for an annual award. The categories are: Snowmobiler of the Year, Junior Snowmobiler of the Year, Snowmobile Family of the Year, … [Read more...] about NHSA Announcements and Reminders February 2018
They did it again. Through the combined efforts of 106 snowmobile clubs and the fundraising coordination of the New Hampshire Snowmobile Association Ride-In committee, snowmobilers from ten counties converged in Gorham and Shelburne, NH over the weekend to raise $105,036.58 for Easterseals Camp Sno-Mo. Hundreds of Granite State snowmobilers gathered at the Town & Country Motor Inn for the … [Read more...] about NHSA Clubs Raise $105,036 for Easterseals Camp Sno-Mo
For years I had a two-place enclosed snowmobile trailer and never gave much thought to towing capacity and maximum trailer weight. As much as I enjoyed the nimbleness of a compact trailer, my teenage boys informed me that I should spend more of my hard-earned cash on a nice four-place trailer. That way I could haul their snowmobiles, too. Winter arrived with a few small storms followed by a … [Read more...] about Towing Capacity and Maximum Trailer Weight
The front door of the NHSA office swung open and a 20-something dude strolled in to declare his availability for employment by announcing "you hiring?" It was lunchtime but the pancaked hair on his right side indicated he had just gotten out of bed and hadn't looked into a reflective surface just yet. I smiled and said hello. He gazed left, then right, maybe two or three times, then asked "what … [Read more...] about Focusing On What’s Best for the NHSA
Snowmobile adventure in Russia? Yes, I snowmobiled Russia, without a doubt the greatest adventure of my life. The invitation to snowmobile in Russia was on the table for years, problem is, I hate flying. So what changed my mind? Lack of snow at home and two friends named Borodin and Roman. You may wonder how one become friends with snow-loving Russians: simply by chance. RUSSIA SNOWMOBILE … [Read more...] about Snowmobile Adventure in Russia