Snowmachine Safety Course Level 2 - Advanced Riders
Come on out and enjoy the snow with us!
Snowmachine safety is imperative to a fun and safe riding time.
Join Outdoor Recreation for a snowmachine safety course and winter hazards orientation for advanced-riders, followed by a fun day at Summit Lake/Paxson area.
The Snowmachine Safety Course Level 2 - Advanced Riders is a training opportunity for those riders looking to enhance their current riding skills in more challenging terrain. All patrons must first have taken and passed our Snowmachine Safety Course Level 1 - Certification.
In this course, riders will go down to the Summit Lake/Paxson area, where they will learn to ride in deep snow powder conditions, read snow conditions, proper rider reactions. Patrons will also learn appropriate hill-climbing techniques and how to get your machine unstuck while navigating deep snow conditions.
Weather dependent - All outdoor activities may be canceled due to wind chill temperature below 0 degrees.
- December 11 - Registration Deadline: December 9
- December 28 - Registration Deadline: December 23
- January 15 - Registration Deadline: January 13
- January 19 - Registration Deadline: January 15
- January 29 - Registration Deadline: January 27
- February 5 - Registration Deadline: February 3
- February 26 - Registration Deadline: February 24
- March 23 - Registration Deadline: March 19
- March 26 - Registration Deadline: March 24
- March 31 - Registration Deadline: March 29
- April 2 - Registration Deadline: March 31
- April 7 - Registration Deadline: April 5
- April 16 - Registration Deadline: April 14
- Additional Dates are available upon request for groups of 4 or more.
Meeting place and time
- Outdoor Recreation, Bldg. 627
- Meeting time: 9:30 a.m.
- After orientation, we will proceed from Fort Greely to Summit Lake/Paxson area. The drive is approximately 1.5hrs.
- Return time: Between 5-6 p.m.
Patrons are encouraged to drive their own transportation and follow MWR staff to the location if possible to save room for patrons who do not have vehicles.
Winter Gear - What you should pack for your trip
- All riders need to dress warm and in layers with insulated underwear. Wear water resistant and insulated outerwear/footwear, boots, coats, snow pants, neck warmer, insulated gloves, balaclava is a must for the helmet. Tennis shoes are not allowed.
- Please feel free to consult with an Outdoor Rec staff member prior to your trip to ensure you have the proper gear prior to your trip.
- Don't forget the snacks and drinks for the trail.
$75 per person
Cost includes snow machine rental and fuel.
Space is limited (minimum 4) - Reserve your spot today!
Open to All Authorized Users (Soldiers, Family Members, Civilians, Retirees and Direct Contractors) 18 years of age and older.
- Registration is accepted over the phone. Please call (907)873-4058.
- Riders must have proof of completing the Safety Riders Course Level 1 prior to enrolling into Level 2.