Our Mission Statement

The Pacific Northwest Vintage Snowmobile Club (PNWVSC) is a not-for-profit association dedicated to the historical preservation of snowmobiling. The PNWVSC works towards this aim through collections, shows, outdoor events, public outreach, and associations.

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  • Vintage Ride This Weekend!!!

    Posted on 01/09/17 at 10:45 PM

    Don't forget we will be riding and chowing down at Greg Byrd's place on the 14th and have a modern ride in the Wenatchee area on the 15th. We will have the club BBQ fired up and be providing lunch (courtesy of Ray's Auto). Plenty of cool old sleds will be zooming around the fields too. Come join us!

    Contact Ray (time4snow@comcast.net) (509-466-6249) for directions and let him know if you plan to attend


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  • Upcoming WSSA Family Events

    Posted on 01/01/17 at 10:06 PM

    WSSA has some great events coming up! See the list below:

     

    Greetings WSSA!

    Are you looking for fun, family-friendly snowmobiling events?  Here are some upcoming opportunities for you!  (Please note:  Information compiled from Snoflyer submissions and other sources.  Be sure to verify details with event organizers in case of inaccuracies or cancellations.)

    January 7th, Ahtanum Recreation Area/Sno-Park – Yakima Ski-Bender’s First Ever Scavenger Hunt – Visit www.facebook.com/yakima-skibenders-183190485043290 for details.
    January 14th, Conconully, Annual Conconully Outhouse Races – Contact the Conconully Chamber of Commerce at (877) 826-9050 or visit their website at www.conconully.com.
    January 21st, Touchet Corral Sno-Park – Blue Mountain Snowmobile Club’s annual Bucket Run – Visit www.facebook.com/ridetheblues for details as the event gets closer.
    January 21st & 22nd, Wakepish Sno-Park – Junco’s Charity on the Snow for the Make-A-Wish Foundation – Visit www.facebook.com/junco-snowmobile-club-693699857309032 for details.
    January 28th, The Last Resort in Ronald – Rotary Club’s Annual Snowmobile Raffle Run – Click here for details.
    January 29th, Lil’ Naches Sno-Park – Yakima Ski-Bender’s Chinook Pass Snow Festival – Click here for details
    February 4th, Rose Springs Sno-Park – Mt. Misery Snow Drifters’ annual Bucket Run – Visit www.facebook.com/people/mt-misery-snowdrifters/100010555234457 for details as the event gets closer. 
    February 11th, Greenwater – Sno-Jammers’ annual Fun Run – Visit www.snojammers.org or www.facebook.com/snojammers for details.
    February 17th-20th, 12 Tribes Casino in Omak – WSSA’s Winter Rendezvous – Click here for details.
    February 19, Goat Creek Sno-Park – Methow Valley Snowmobile Association’s annual Bucket Run – Visit www.mvsnowmobile.blogspot.com or www.facebook.com/methowvalleysnowmobile for details.
    February 25th, Rose Springs Sno-Park – Vintage Sled Meet – Visit www.facebook.com/people/mt-misery-snowdrifters/100010555234457 for details as the event gets closer.
    March 4th & 5th, The Last Resort in Ronald – Pacific Northwest Vintage Snowmobile Club’s annual Vintage Show & Ride – Visit www.pnwvsc.org or www.facebook.com/pnwvsc for details.

    Information compiled from Snoflyer submissions and other sources.  Be sure to verify details with event organizers in case of inaccuracies or cancellations. 

    Matt Mead
    Publicity Secretary


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  • Vintage ride at Byrd's

    Posted on 12/29/16 at 01:41 PM

    The PNWVSC will be hosting a vintage ride at Greg Byrd's Wenatchee residence on January 14th. See our upcoming events for the complete details.

     


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  • BACKCOUNTRY ASCENDER

    Posted on 12/28/16 at 09:01 AM

    This from the Cascade Drift Skippers

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    BACKCOUNTRY ASCENDER TOP WSSA CLUB CHALLENGE December 28th – January 29th

     

    Start the New Year’s safe!  Over the next few weeks we all have an opportunity to compete for points, badges & prizes, while brushing up on our avalanche safety knowledge.

     

    Here’s How It Works

     

    Go to:  www.backcountryascender.com to complete backcountry and avalanche sorties (lessons) and earn points.  Click on “Start Here” or “Sign In”.  Make sure to include your snowmobile club in your profile settings.  The instructions to update your profile settings can be found here:https://backcountryascender. com/guides/#edit  As you complete sorties, the points you earn will count towards your club’s total.

     

    What Can You Win?

     

    •        Avalanche Preparedness and Snowmobile Skills Seminar:   This prize will go to the WSSA club that earns the most points in the specified date range.  The Seminar will be scheduled at a location and time in March with the winning club.   The Avalanche Preparedness portion will cover:

    •  Transceiver Usage 
    • Search techniques
    •  Rescue techniques

    The Snowmobile Skills portion will cover:

    • Throttle Control and momentum management
    •  Neutral position counter steer turns
    • On edge management and Side Hilling

     

     

    •        Ride Rasmussen Clinic for 2 with Lodging:   awarded to the WSSA individual with the most points overall at the end of the competition on January 29th.

     

    •        FXR Carbon Fiber Helmet/Renegade Jacket Combo awarded to the individual that earns the most points in the specified date range.  This prize package will be furnished by the Last Resort in Ronald WA (TheLastResortWA.com)

     

    If there are any point ties at the end, then a winner will be selected in a drawing from the tied participants.  Participants who have already won a RRS clinic through Backcountry Ascender will be ineligible to win another.

     

    Share the attached brochure with your club.  If you have any questions, email Chris@Sled360.net


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  • New Classified - Bolens Diable Rouge

    Posted on 12/21/16 at 08:06 PM

    I am selling for a friend his 1968 Diablo Rouge. The original owner from new was his father. He is the second owner. It comes with the original manuals, and a very nice home built set of wheels you put under the trailer skis for riding in the summer. His father built the 'cow catcher' for the front. 

    Asking $1500 obo for the sled with wheeled trailer. There are more pictures on my Photo Bucket site: http://s1284.photobucket.com/user/kevcho357/library/Craigs%20Diablo?sort=3&page=1

    There is also a video from a ride we took last year: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJtxYuUdcXo 

    Willing to help with shipping but the buyer has to pay the shipping. 

     


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  • New Upcoming Event - Lolo Winterfest & Vintage Snowmobile Show

    Posted on 12/13/16 at 09:13 PM

    From our friends in Montana!!

    Lolo Winterfest & Vintage Snowmobile Show

    The Lolo Hot Springs vintage show will be across the road in the event field so the sleds and owners have more exposure to the crowd and people can enjoy them and talk to the owners throughout the day.  We are also planning to start the events this year with a vintage snowmobile parade around the event field for those who would like to show off their machines on a short run around the field.  

     

    Please call Tom (406) 531-0449 or email if you have questions.   

    Tom Mullins

    Cell (406) 531-0449

    tmullins.mt@gmail.com

     


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  • Trout Lake Ride

    Posted on 12/03/16 at 10:46 AM

    Some of our members will be riding at Trout Lake on December 29th-30th. The 29th will be a vintage ride, so if you'd like to join email us at pnwvsc@gmail.com for all the details. 

     

     


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  • New Classified - Skidoos & Scorpion

    Posted on 11/22/16 at 09:28 PM

    Jim Hanson has several vintage Skidoos and a Scorpion for sale. Make him an offer, let's get these sleds back on the snow!

     

     

     

     

    He also has a 98 440 MXZ in new condition. It has 1350 miles. He is asking $1500 for it.

     


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  • New Classified - Evinrude Bobcat for sale

    Posted on 11/11/16 at 06:41 PM

    Jim Simpson is selling the Evinrude below. Contact him if you are interested in it. 

     

     

     


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  • New Upcoming Event - Last Resort Show & Ride

    Posted on 11/04/16 at 10:45 AM

    Our yearly event in Ronald, WA will be March 4-5th in 2017 and we are looking forward to it. Our members typically stay at The Last Resort for a weekend of riding, vintage sled demo's, and shows. We attracted quite the crowd last year and this year will be even bigger! Vintage snowmobiliers from all over the Northwest will be displaying their best sleds so be sure to vote on your favorites.

     

    Contact Ray (time4snow@comcast.net) (509-466-6249) and let him know if you are coming.

     

     

     

     


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