My heart goes out to those who are spending weekends having to trailer more than a hundred miles north to jump on the sled and go for a ride. And even more to those who don't have the time or money and sit at home on a sunny winter weekend looking at your snowmobile sitting outside in the dirt or on the grass. This isn't winter.
If you have snowmobiles and they are registered in Maine, New Hampshire or Vermont you can go exploring this weekend, January 25 to 28, 2013! ‘Reciprocal Snowmobile Weekend’ is on now until Sunday and allows all legally registered Maine snowmobiles to be operated in New Hampshire and Vermont without being registered in those states.
Sometimes when I look outside on a cold winter day like today, when the temperature is hovering somewhere around 2 or 3 degrees above zero, I miss being out in the middle of the northern Maine woods, bundled up and cruising along the countryside enjoying the beauty of nature. Seeing nature from the inside, rather than observing from the perimeter, is something I really enjoyed about being on a sle
Maine Game Wardens feel confident they know the location of the snowmobiles used by three men missing after being out on Rangeley Lake last month. Officials are still searching for the bodies. The search could get a boost with the use of a new underwater remote controlled vehicle.
This year’s Snodeo in Rangeley is scheduled for the end of this month. The controversy comes from the fact that three snowmobilers went through the ice on December 30th and their bodies have yet to be recovered from the lake. Some feel that having Snodeo is disrespectful and others feel it is appropriate.