Over the past month several snowmobile fatalities have sickened me. Loved ones did not make it home because of the irresponsible and negligent actions of others. I would like to think that all snowmobilers operate their sleds responsibly but nothing
The safest snowmobiling rule is to never cross lakes or rivers since it can never be guaranteed that ice of any thickness will support a snowmobile. Ice is always dangerous. Do not venture out onto lakes or rivers unless you
Registration for the SLEDNY Forum, to be held April 28 and 29, 2017 at the Lake Placid Conference Center in Lake Placid, NY, is now open. The NYSSA Annual Meeting, held in conjunction with this event, will be Sunday, April
This past month I attended another meeting of “Access the ADK Alliance” (www.accessadk.com ) to discuss strategies among user groups on how we can make our case that Boreas Pond Tract should be classified mostly Wild Forest and not Wilderness.
With great sadness we report the passing of Pete Costas. Pete was a past president of the NY Snowmobile Coordinating Group. NYSCG was the name of NYSSA prior to 1997. The entire NYSSA family convey our condolences on the Costas’
All members past and current should know that NYSSA uses e-mail as the main means of communicating with snowmobilers and persons interested in snowmobiling. These communications include but are not limited to Member Alerts, Action Alerts, Calls to Action,
In late May 2016, the State of New York announced acquisition of the 20,758 Boreas Ponds Tract in Essex County. The acquisition is located north of County 84 and is accessible by Gulf Brook Road. The Adirondack Council and the
Multi Use Trail to be Constructed between Tupper Lake and Lake Placid
Albany, New York –The New York State Snowmobile Association (NYSSA) today applauded the joint actions of the Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos and the Department of Transportation
The 5 Towns who make up the Upper Hudson Recreational Hub have issued the following press release and map. NYSSA will be tracking this issue and contacting our members to support the Towns in this effort.