Legislation passed last session means that visitors to Wyoming’s snowmobile trails can expect an increase in registration and user fees.
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.
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…
Winter visitors to Yellowstone can apply now to guide a group of friends or family into the park on snowmobiles.
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.
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.
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.
The mountains around Cooke City were lethal last week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Five North Dakota snowmobilers are glad to be home after getting lost in the Bighorn Mountains in Wyoming over the weekend.
Snowmobilers ride through Beartrap Meadow on Saturday on Casper Mountain.
Talk about bad timing.
WEST YELLOWSTONE — The Fremont County Sheriff's Office says rescuers guided to safety five snowmobilers lost on Two Top Mountain along the Idaho-Montana border.
Snowmobilers are being reminded of the rules to recreate on the Bighorn National Forest.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The National Park Service adopted a winter-use plan for Yellowstone National Park on Thursday that focuses more on controlling the effects of snowmobiles rather than strictly limiting their numbers.
The National Park Service has approved a new winter-use plan for Yellowstone National Park, which will be implemented next season.