Report Snowmobile Impacts, Nuisance, and Misuse Here

Your online reports greatly assist Snowlands in its advocacy efforts. Please use the form below to report every instance where either

  • your experience was adversely impacted by the presence of snowmobiles or an unreasonably rutted snowscape caused by snowmobiles, or

  • you saw evidence of snowmobile-related lawlessness, trespass, or environmental destruction.

Please provide as much information as you can but do not confront motorists if you encounter them. There is no need to identify them specifically in order to make a useful report.


Date and time when you witnessed the misuse or experienced the impact.

Date of observation: Time:

Where did the misuse or impact occur?

From what access point or trailhead did you enter this area?

Type of observation: (check all boxes that apply):

Personal experiences

I was bothered by snowmobile noise
I was bothered by snowmobile exhaust, fumes or odor
The snowscape was unreasonably rutted by snowmobile activity
One or more snowmobiles created unsafe conditions by traveling fast or recklessly
  in the vicinity of other users
I cut short my own experience or left for another location because of the presence of one or more snowmobiles or because the snowscape was unreasonably rutted by snowmobile activity

Environmental damage

Snowmobile activity had damaged or destroyed vegetation
Snowmobile activity had occured on bare soil or insufficient snowcover
Snowmobile activity had rutted or compacted wetlands

Trespass in designated Wilderness

One or more snowmobiles trespassed into designated Wilderness while I was present
I saw evidence of snowmobile activity in a designated Wilderness

Trespass in closed area other than designated Wilderness

One or more snowmobiles trespassed into a non-motorized area other than Wilderness while I was present
I saw evidence of snowmobile activity in a non-motorized area other than Wilderness

Other

Other (Please describe below in the space provided for describing your personal experience)

Did this occur on Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail?

Check here if the snowmobile misuse or impact occurred on the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail

Please provide detailed information describing the above snowmobile impacts or your personal experience:

Are photos, video, or GPS data available? (This is not necessary, but helpful if available)

If you check yes, above, a Snowlands volunteer will provide you with instructions for the submission of corroborative data. You may also send Snowlands a file by clicking on the Browse button and selecting the file in the dialog box that appears.

The maximum size of the file that will be accepted is 20MB. Only one file may be uploaded at a time. If you have more than on file to submit, either check the box above, and a Snowlands volunteer will contact you about submitting the files, or you may create a zip file with the files you wish to submit. The maximum size of the zip file that will be accepted is 20MB.

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Person reporting:

Snowlands Network does NOT SHARE ANY contact information with commercial businesses. We may identify you to the Forest Service, the California Department of Parks and Recreation or other managing authorities as the reporting witness. A Snowlands Network volunteer may contact you to better understand your report.

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