01:00 PM - February 08, 2018
Safety Message Stay on the right side, especially in corners.
80 to 90 % of our trails are of the wide variety here at Nepisiguit (20 ft), but there are areas that are not so wide. In this day and age with so many riders on the trails, we still have people taking corners and blind knolls on the opposite side of the trail. I’m sure everyone out there has experienced this, with many experiencing near misses. One has to realize that you have to slow down making turns, because your sled does drift, some more than others and yes there are other people using the trails other than yourself.
Of course there are the strait stretches and in a lot of cases they are up to 25 ft wide and more. You still see people running right down the center of the trail, snow dust and all. Think of the person that is coming from the other direction dealing with your snow dust and meeting your buddy following your tracks with his sheep mobile down the center of the trail. I’m going to spell it out for you: S T A Y O N Y O U R S I D E