Capt. John Wimsatt: (603) 271-3129
Jane Vachon: (603) 271-3211
January 10, 2011
First-ever N.H.-Vermont Reciprocal Snowmobile Weekend January 21-23, 2011
CONCORD, N.H. -- Snowmobile enthusiasts will have a chance to explore some new territory the weekend of January 21-23, 2011 (Friday through Sunday), during the first-ever annual New Hampshire-Vermont reciprocal snowmobile weekend.
Following are the ground rules for the weekend:
All snowmobiles legally registered in Vermont will be able to operate on New Hampshire trails during the three-day open weekend. All other New Hampshire laws and rules regarding the operation of snowmobiles must be adhered to, such as speed limits, youth operation standards, etc.
All snowmobiles legally registered in New Hampshire will be able to operate in Vermont during the reciprocal weekend. All other Vermont snowmobile laws and rules must be complied with, including mandatory liability insurance and youth requirements, etc.
A new law passed in 2010 created the reciprocal weekend, which will occur annually on the fourth weekend in January, to include the preceding Friday.
For information on snowmobiling rules in Vermont, visit www.vtvast.org/VAST/VT-Snowmobiling/Vermont-Laws.html.
For information on snowmobiling in New Hampshire, visit:
- N.H. Fish and Game Department at www.ride.nh.gov
- N.H. Snowmobile Association at www.nhsa.com
- N.H. Bureau of Trails at www.nhstateparks.org/explore/bureau-of-trails