2016 Jamboree Volunteers

High everyone,

So all you past volunteers it is that time again. Yep, time to email or call Carol and let her know what rides and areas  you are willing to work this year.

If you know the trails and would like to help out, let us know.

Carol     crustyfrog88869@aol.com or the club email. phone 208-512-1826.

I have started working on the schedule so get your choices in early.

We appreciate all our volunteers. We couldn’t do it without you.

Thank you,

Carol Hunt

HMATV Association, Inc.

Ride Coordinator

Want to ride in Idaho?

Here is what you need to do. Call the DMV to make sure none of the information has been changed. We try to keep this updated but sometimes things change. You will also need to have liability insurance, a horn( bicycle ball squeeze horns meet this requirement), mirror and brake light.

ROHVA Online Safety Course

The ROV E-Course is a free, multi-media, interactive online safety course available here 24/7. The E-Course is an important resource for the growing community of ROV enthusiasts and reinforces:

  • Key risk factors associated with ROV operation
  • Safe driving practices that will reduce risk of injury
  • The best resources for learning about your particular vehicle

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New Mandatory Safety Course for Minors

 During the 2011 legislative session, the Idaho Recreation Council worked with legislators to pass SB1001. The passing of this bill brought a couple of key changes to Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) education requirements in Idaho.

All unlicensed riders who wish to operate an OHV on National Forest roads are required to take an OHV safety course.

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A Great Place for ATVs

Staff writer Shoshone News Press

WALLACE — Dirt Wheels Magazine named Wallace one of the top 12 North American ATV towns in its March 2010 edition. “Their history is deep-rooted in the mining, logging and railroading industries, and the mountainous terrain is filled with unparalleled scenic views and wildlife,” is how the publication describes the historic area.

High Mountain ATV Association President and Safety Officer Jim Shields said the club was kind of surprised with the ranking from such a prominent ATV magazine, although Dirt Wheels has always done well in promoting the local ATV Jamboree — which will be celebrating its 17th year this summer. “We’re very excited about it,” he said. Shields said ATV riders are able to explore about 1,100 miles of trails in Shoshone County, enjoying how Silver Valley merchants make the area very hospitable. [Read more…]

Lookout Pass Winter Users

Greetings Winter Users of the Lookout Pass Area:

In recent months, two proposals have been presented to the Forest Service for specific winter recreation uses in the area around Lookout Pass—in particular from Copper Lake, on the Montana side, to Stevens Peak, on the Idaho side. One proposal is for an expansion of the Lookout Pass Ski Area, and the other proposal is for a designated area for backcountry skiing in the Stevens Peak area.

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