In the latest episode of the Tailgate Alaska In Short series, Dave Norona and Ashley Chaffin give us a quick run down on some snowmobiling basics.

Snowmobiling is a relatively straight-forward and cost-effective way to access some incredible terrain in the backcountry, and out at Tailgate Alaska, they're definitely not in short supply.

Watch the video and learn the best ways to ride a snowmobile with a buddy, along with some insider tips on how to make the whole experience easier for you and your crew.

2015 marks the eight edition of Tailgate Alaska, the event is the annual pilgrimage of dedicated recreational riders, professional athletes and the industry to ride the world’s best mountains and deepest snow on the planet. Dates are 3-12 April 2015 at Thompson Pass, Alaska.

Tailgate Alaska offers multiple on-site rescue teams and free daily snow science classes, nightly seminars given by industry veterans and snow safety experts, who share their experience with participants of the event.

We are honored to invite you to ride the best mountains and snow conditions of your life at Tailgate Alaska, check out or contact

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