Sandpoint Area

Snowmobiling in Sandpoint
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The Selkirk, Cabinet and Bitterroot mountain chains are all within a 30-minute drive from anywhere in the greater Sandpoint area, including Ponderay, Clark Fork and Hope. Five riding areas spread between three mountain ranges, 275 miles of groomed trails, a cozy warming hut and available snowmobile guided tour outfitters combine to make the greater Sandpoint region a “must do” for your next snowmobile outing.

The Sandpoint Winter Riders, a well managed and engaged snowmobile club and members of the Idaho State Snowmobile Association, oversee grooming to remarkable areas like Pack River and Canuck Basin, and manage the warming facility at  Moose Lake while state-licensed outfitter, Selkirk Powder, guides snowmobile tours and provides grooming from atop Idaho’s largest ski area.

For safety, snowpack conditions can be checked at the Idaho Panhandle Avalanche Center’s website.

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Things To Know

  • Riding elevations in the area range from 2,100 to 7,000 feet.
  • The Sandpoint region has snowmobile dealers representing Polaris, Ski Doo, Arctic Cat and Yahama.
  • Timbersled, the snowbike manufacturer, now a division of Polaris, was created locally and is based in Ponderay.
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