Montana Snowmobile Field Safety Education Course


To obtain a snowmobile operator's safety certificate, a person must attend and successfully complete a Montana-approved snowmobile safety education course. Classes are taught by volunteer instructors across the state.

Those riders who do not possess a valid driver’s license must take and successfully complete a Montana-approved snowmobile safety course for riding on specially-designated roads in Montana.

Interested in learning more about avalanche safety? Visit Backcountry Ascender for a free online avalanche education tool.

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Anyone wanting to ride on specially-designated roads must have a driver’s license or a snowmobile safety certificate. Adults must have a motor vehicle driver’s license. Minors must have a Snowmobile Safety education course certificate and be accompanied by an adult 18 years of age and be within eyesight of the minor.

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