Promoting Family Snowmobiling Since 1969

Hilton Sno-Flyers

Hilton Sno-Flyers, Western NY Snowmobile Club


January 2017
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Trail Status

All trails are currently still closed.  We will continue to monitor trail conditions and update you to any changes.

Thank You – HSF 

Important Message from the Hilton Sno-Flyers!!
There is no legal snowmobiling on any local trails until the following conditions are met:

1.The earliest date local trails could open would be December 21st.
2. The ground must be frozen.
3. There should be approximately 6 inches of snow on the ground.

Please help us all by staying off the trails until they officially open.

For direct access to trail opening and other club alerts, register for text notifications.
Text SNOFLYER to 84483.

All club alerts will be posted on our FaceBook page as well.

We are all looking forward to a great season.

Thank you – HSF


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Snowmobile Checklist

For a lot of you this is second nature, but this may be of help to some of our other members, you veterans may even see something on this list you may have forgotten.

Pre-Season Preparation Check List

  • Check the spring repairs list for necessary actions and take care of any problems noted
  • Chassis check – Inspect track, track tension & alignment, track studs, skid frame & mounting bolts, hyfax, idler wheels & wheel
    bearings, shocks & springs, steering system, skis & ski alignment, ski runners, tighten ski bolts, check all other fasteners, and repair as needed
  • Engine check – Inspect throttle cables, choke cables, fuel filter, fuel line fittings, exhaust system springs, fan belt or coolant l level, spark plug wires & caps, starter rope & recoil action, remove exhaust block rags, and service or repair as needed

    Check water level, charge up, and install battery

  • Check drive chain tension and chain case oil level – add recommended oil if needed
  • Grease all fittings – don’t forget the speedometer drive fitting under the driven clutch
  • Clean faces of both clutches and install/replace drive belt – follow manufacturer’s recommendations on clutch lubrication & replace belt if 1/8-inch narrower than specification
  • Add some fresh gas and run sled on jack stand to burn out storage oil in engine
  • Check all lights and kill switch operation
  • Check brakes for proper operation
  • Install new properly gapped spark plugs
  • Top off oil tank
  • Add owner’s manual, tool kit, spare parts, and tow rope
  • Apply new registration validation stickers
  • Wash and wax snowmobile thoroughly
  • Apply vinyl protectant to seat cover and soft plastics

Upcoming Events

  1. Parma Winterfest

    January 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  2. Gates Winter Fun Festival

    January 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Club Meeting

January 18, 2017, 7:00pm - January 18, 2017, 9:00pm

Our second monthy club meeting for January. Stop out and say hi! Food is availiable @7PM, meeting begins @ 7:30PM

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Progress continues on the new parking lot at the south Groomer Barn. Spreading millings for a clean, level spot to park our equipment. ... See MoreSee Less

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Trail maintenance continues even without snow. The recent high winds have brought down trees & branches and knocked over trail markers. Many thanks to the crews who have been out checking trails and clearing debris. ... See MoreSee Less

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Guys this is a snowmobile benefit ride for our clubs trail boss who tragically lost his son, please share and pass along the information. Also feel free to make a small donation even if you cannot make the ride.

Jack Memorial Ride and Benefit Dinner
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Jack Memorial Ride and Benefit Dinner

February 11, 2017, 11:00am - February 11, 2017, 11:00pm

1. Snowmobile Ride ($20 per sled) Come take a ride on the trails and have lunch with the crew! Tickets get you access to: Trail Side Lunch T-Shirt and Stickers Scavenger Hunt Snow or no snow activities Cost includes $10 credit towards the Benefit Dinner Additional details to follow 2. Benefit Dinner - family friendly and casual dress ($40 - Adult, $15 ages 6-12, FREE ages 5 and under) Have even more family fun at the Jack Foundation Benefit Dinner. Tickets get you access to: Kids Entertainment (Face-Painting, Photo Booth, Magician) Dinner (served at 5:30 PM) 50/50 Raffle Silent Auction Pick-a-Prize Raffle DJ

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If we ever get enough snow to ride around here, be careful in Churchville Park and stay on the marked trail. The county cut down several trees in the park but they left about a foot of the stump above the ground. You hit one of those and you'll do some serious damage to your sled. ... See MoreSee Less

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