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Riding Positions

A person is riding a snowmobile in the sitting position.

Learn to position your body properly as you maneuver through various types of terrain. Mastering the basic riding positions is the key to safe snowmobiling.


  • Sitting is the safest and most stable position and also the most common position. It provides the lowest center of gravity for maximum stability and safety.
  • This is the only position recommended for carrying passengers if the snowmobile is designed for that purpose.
  • Keep your feet firmly on the running boards and in the foot wells.
  • The red circle shows how the person’s feet should be while riding a snowmobile in the sitting position.

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