Annual Grooming Clinic

2018 ABR Midwest Grooming Clinic

This year ABR will again be hosting the
19th Annual Midwest Grooming Clinic
Tuesday January 30th, 2018.

This years format will be a condensed 1 day format, without all of the vendors. We are going to a 1 day Clinic every other year to put some of the vendors on a every other year schedule for the full day of demonstration. For the 2019 Grooming Clinic it will be again be a 2 day show with a full expo.


  • 9 AM -12 PM at ABR indoors classroom and workshop
    • Grooming 101 basic grooming fundamentals
    • Advanced and early season grooming techniques
    • Grooming with a Snow cat vs. ATV/UTV vs Snowmobile
    • Grooming from a skiers prospective
    • Grooming Scenarios
    • Snowmobile set up for grooming.
    • Review of cooling, steering and wiring modifications to make your snowmobile work better for grooming.
  • 12 PM-1 PM
    • Lunch catered at ABR provided in registration fees
  • 1 PM-3 PM
    • Grooming on snow
    • Operating the snowmobile, UTV/ Gator or PB with blade/renovator and tiller
    • Demo equipment available for testing

Equipment available:

  • Pisten Bully PB 100’s Rubber Track and Combi track
  • Tidd Tech G2
  • Yellowstone Track Systems Ginzu Groomers
  • Ski-Doo TUV Expedition
  • Artic Cat Bear Cat Groomers Special
  • Snow Implements Rollers and Drags
  • John Deere Gator with Camoplast Tracks and power steering

Lodging:  Book your lodging from our list at and ask for clinic discount.

Bring your used equipment that you have for sale or a photo and ad to post on the FOR SALE board at the clinic!

2018 Grooming Registration Form

Attending the Grooming Clinic Seminar Day ($125/person) ______

Payment by check, cash or credit card (P.O.’s accepted with approval)

Company/Club ____________________________________________________

Groomer Name(s) __________________________________________________________


Phone # _____________________________________________________

Address _____________________________________________________

City/State zip _______________________________________________________

Email ___________________________________________________

Mail this form to:
ABR Trails
E5299 West Pioneer Road
Ironwood MI 49938