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More routes in Yellowstone open to snowmobiles, snowcoaches

More routes in Yellowstone open to snowmobiles, snowcoaches

Thanks to additional snowfall this week, Yellowstone National Park staff announced the opening of additional groomed road segments to motorized oversnow travel.

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Winter in Yellowstone

Winter in Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park will have a limited opening to winter visitors Monday due to a lack of snowfall on some park roads.

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Fees increasing on Wyoming snowmobile trails

Fees increasing on Wyoming snowmobile trails

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Division of State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails reminds snowmobilers that registration fees have increased this year.

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'Unguided' snowmobiles return to Yellowstone

'Unguided' snowmobiles return to Yellowstone

POWELL, Wyo. — This winter snowmobilers again will be allowed to enter Yellowstone National Park without a paid guide.

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Online course offered for Yellowstone snowmobilers

CASPER, Wyo. — The National Park Service is offering a free online course for those who want to operate snowmobiles in Yellowstone National Park.

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Snowmobile guide course offered for Yellowstone

The National Park Service has launched its course to allow snowmobilers to guide their friends and family into Yellowstone National Park this winter.

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Wyoming hikes snowmobile trail fees

Legislation passed last session means that visitors to Wyoming’s snowmobile trails can expect an increase in registration and user fees.

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Snowmobile registration, user fees increase

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming State Trails Program is reminding snowmobilers that registration fees have increased to help pay for the increased costs to groom and develop snowmobile trails.

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Report: Snowmobilers big contributors to Montana's winter economy

Report: Snowmobilers big contributors to Montana's winter economy

MISSOULA — A recent report by the Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Montana indicates that about 8 percent of the state’s households include snowmobile recreationists. With an average household size of about 2.5, perhaps as many as 100,000 Montanans participate in…

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Guided snowmobiling

Guided snowmobiling

Winter visitors to Yellowstone can apply now to guide a group of friends or family into the park on snowmobiles.

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Time to apply for permit to snowmobile in Yellowstone

Time to apply for permit to snowmobile in Yellowstone

There’s another option this winter for those who want to snowmobile into Yellowstone National Park but don’t want to pay the extra expense of a required guide.

September 03, 2014 3:26 pm Photos

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Snowmobile crash

Snowmobile crash

Rescuers responded to the site of a snowmobile crash that injured an Ohio woman on Thursday west of West Yellowstone. The wreck was the fifth this month in the area.

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Snowmobile crash, injury 5th this month near West Yellowstone

Snowmobile crash, injury 5th this month near West Yellowstone

Snowmobile crashes and injuries have been keeping the West Yellowstone branch of the Gallatin County Sheriff's Search and Rescue team busy this month, with five so far.

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Report reveals details of Cooke City avalanche death

Report reveals details of Cooke City avalanche death

The mountains around Cooke City were lethal last week.

March 18, 2014 4:00 am Photos

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Debris field

Debris field

The debris field from this fatal avalanche was roughly 900 feet by 400 feet, about 8 acres. This photo shows about one-third of the debris.

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500-foot drop

500-foot drop

The snowmobiler was recovered here near the toe of the debris. Crown Butte mountain is in the background. The rider was not wearing a beacon and was found with a probe strike more than an hour after being buried.

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Mountain fatal

Mountain fatal

The locations of the three riders when the avalanche released are shown by the red Xs. Dashed lines with arrows show the direction of travel and the escape route used by the two riders who were climbing when the avalanche occurred. The victim, Zach Junkermeier, was stopped and unable to escape.

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Man identified in fatal snowmobile accident

A man who died Thursday in a snowmobile accident near Cooke City has been identified as Brian MacPherson, 48, of Martensville, Saskatchewan, Canada, said Scott Hamilton, Park County undersheriff, on Friday.

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Snowmobiler dies in crash near Cooke City

A man in his 40s died on Thursday in the Gallatin National Forest when he attempted to jump a creek with his snowmobile at high speed and crashed.

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N.D. snowmobilers survive 'bad situation' in Wyoming mountains

BISMARCK, N.D. — Five North Dakota snowmobilers are glad to be home after getting lost in the Bighorn Mountains in Wyoming over the weekend.

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