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.

Recent News
  • New Upcoming Event - Vintage Fun at The Last Resort

    Posted on 12/04/17 at 03:00 PM

    Our yearly vintage event in Ronald, WA will be February 24-25th, 2018. 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. Rear engine pushers, twin tracks, race sleds, expert restorations, and more are commonly seen at this show. Don't miss it!

     

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


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  • New Upcoming Event - Fun Ride at Byrd's

    Posted on 12/04/17 at 02:54 PM

    Greg has a great place to zoom around and test out your sleds. We will bring our Kitchen Cutter and have a BBQ lunch.

    Questions? call Ray or e-mail 509-466-6249time4snow@comcast.net

     


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  • New Past Event - WSSA Expo 2017

    Posted on 11/03/17 at 02:49 PM

    The 2017 WSSA Expo is in the books! We had a big crowd this year, and in spite of the weather the swap meet was full of great deals.

     

     

    Dick's 66' 560D Arctic Cat set the bar high and claimed 1st place

     

     

     

    Ray's Massey Ferguson wooed the crowds and earned 2nd place in the votes. Congrats to them both!

     

    See all the pics here: WSSA Expo 2017

     


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  • New Classified - Montgomery Ward Riverside

    Posted on 11/02/17 at 09:28 PM

    Anyone interested in a very rare sled for these parts?  Jason in Bend, Oregon is selling it.  He is asking $500, but willing to listen to a resonable offer.  There are more pictures, and the contact information on David's Vintage Sleds: http://davidsleds2.mysite.com/PAGE_23078D.html 


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  • Welcome new member Mike Birkholz

    Posted on 10/29/17 at 09:36 AM

    A big PNWVSC welcome to Mike Birkholz!

    Mike is into restoring and riding John Deere snowmobiles, including the 1973 JDX4 above that he just finished re-assembling. He is also working on a Liquifire and a Trailfire LX. Can't wait to see you on the trails Mike! 

     


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  • Nice to be Appreciated

    Posted on 10/24/17 at 08:18 PM

    We received this note in the People's Choice ballot box.  
    Thank you very much to the person who wrote this! 
    It made our love for the sport 
    that much more special yes 

     


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  • New Classified - For Sale List From Expo 2017

    Posted on 10/24/17 at 08:12 PM

    I took a couple picture of the list of sleds folks want to sell during the WSSA Puyallup Expo.  Some nice stuff for cheap!  :)  Gotta love that!


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  • WSSA

    Posted on 09/19/17 at 09:42 AM

    I received my WSSA dues reminder this week and felt that a website post was in order. It can be easy to overlook the importance of our state snowmobile association, since much of their work and accomplishments occur in the background. Between representing our sport politically, coordinating major events like the Powersports Expo, educating the public on snowmobile safety, and much much more, WSSA is the cornerstone of keeping snowmobiling viable in the state of Washington. Show your support by continuing your membership this season, or joining if you are not yet a member.

     

      

     

     

     


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  • New Past Event - A Day at WAAAM

    Posted on 09/05/17 at 08:39 PM

    Our yearly show at WAAAM was a big hit as always with plenty of sleds to see. We even gave some rides this year!

     

     

    Dick took 1st Place in the sled competition with his expertly restored Arctic Cat

     

    And the pint sized Chimo got Ray 2nd Place. Congrats to you both!

     

    See all the pics from the show here: http://s1118.photobucket.com/user/pnwvsc/slideshow/WAAAM%202017

     


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  • WSSA Items of Interest

    Posted on 08/16/17 at 08:56 PM

    Greetings WSSA!

    Let me take a minute and pass on a few things that have come through my e-mail inbox.

    First off, this weekend (Aug 18-20) marks the WSSA Summer Meeting and Campout.  While there are likely no campsites available, you are invited to join us for the weekend's activities.  We'll have a chili feed and meet and greet on Friday night.  The meeting starts at 9am on Saturday after breakfast (approx. 8am).  After the meeting concludes mid-afternoon, we'll have a couple of fundraisers (selling root beer floats and a rubber ducky race in the river) to support the Political Action Committee and the Legal Action Fund.  We'll cap the day with a potluck dinner (WSSA supplies the meat).  Feel free to join us for all or part of the day; it will be a fun time and you'll be updated on what to expect for the 2017/18 snowmobile season.  (Meals on Saturday will be $5 each for breakfast and lunch, and $10 for dinner.)  The location is the Blu-Shastin RV Park on the north side of Blewett Pass near the town of Peshastin.  (Look 'em up online and call them if you are interested in camping... they *might* have a empty site.) 

    Check out the latest news from the American Council of Snowmobile Associations.  Their August news can be found by clicking 
    HERE.

    Polaris recently sent out a survey to find out a little about the (snowmobile) buying habits of snowmobilers.  They aren't looking for any personal info.  If you'd like to participate, you can find it at 
    http://www.firsthandresearch.com/SnowSurvey/Survey.htm.

    Washington State Parks is seeking a couple of individuals for the Snowmobile Advisory Committee (SMAC).  The committee convenes semi-annually and advises State Parks on program policy, funding priorities and issues related to trail grooming, snow-removal sanitation, education and enforcement.  The committee will have two vacancies this fall.  One must be filled by a resident of Ferry, Stevens, Pend Oreille, Lincoln or Spokane County, and the other by a resident of Adams, Whitman, Franklin, Walla Walla, Columbia, Garfield or Asotin County.  Nominations must be received by Aug. 30, 2017. New appointments begin Oct. 1, for a term of three years.  To send nominations or request an application, contact the Winter Recreation Program at 
    winter@parks.wa.gov, P.O. Box 42650, Olympia, WA 98504-2650, or the Washington Telecommunications Relay Service, (800) 833-6388. For more information on nominations, call (360) 902-8684.

    Matt Mead
    WSSA Historian

     

     


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