Annual Grooming Clinic

2019 ABR Midwest Grooming Clinic

This year ABR will again be hosting the 20th Annual Midwest Grooming Clinic
Wednesday January 23rd, 2019 and Thursday January 24th, 2019


This years format will be a 2 day format, with the vendors with a full expo.

Schedule is being worked on …here is the tentative schedule:

Jan 23rd Wednesday 10AM -2 on snow demos with vendors

Jan 23rd 6 PM optional dinner at _______________ not included in registration; this is a good opportunity to meet the vendors and other groomers.

Jan 24th Thursday

  • 9 AM -12 PM at ABR indoor 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
  • 12 PM-1 PM
    • Lunch catered at ABR provided in registration fees
  • 1 PM-3 PM
    • Snowmobile set up for grooming.
      Review of cooling, steering and wiring modifications to make your snowmobile work better for grooming.
    • Operating the snowmobile, UTV/ Gator

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  (on our website) 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!

2019 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