Snowmobiling is a fun activity and it can be considered as a part of life in the colder areas of the globe. So it is justified to look for options which can enhance this wholesome recreational activity. Snowmobile sled trailers cater to long term investment goals. Nowadays, winter season doesn’t mean consistent snow throughout the area. There are plenty of trails, but they may not be necessarily close to our residence or may be even far away from our access. So, unless we are living in the trails or close by the trails, we would definitely need to transport our snowmobiles to get out riding. Snowmobile trailers are used for this purpose.
Open Snowmobile Sled Trailer
They do not have an enclosure and so are completely open to the outside elements. They are more economical than enclosed snowmobile trailers, but the sled will be exposed dirt, salt, rain, snow, etc. You might have to use waterproof cover to protect your sled. They are less affected by winds and hence easier to pull. They are not commonly used nowadays.
Open trailers can be made of steel or aluminum. Steel snowmobile sled trailers can be less expensive, but there is chance of iron rust and so you may need to galvanize it and this can again cost you more bucks. They can have more weight factor compared to aluminum snowmobile sled trailers.
On the other hand, aluminum sled trailers are lightweight. But they are costlier than steel counterpart. Manufacturers address the cost issue by making use of an aluminum frame and adding plywood decking. This can reduce the weight and cost of aluminum sled trailers but wood may eventually rot and so cannot be used for long term.
Enclosed Snowmobile Trailer
Enclosed sled trailers can be made of aluminum or fiberglass. They are heavier even in the aluminum version and they can be affected by wind. The fiberglass trailer use aluminum frame with fiberglass top to cover the sleds. When compared to open sled trailers, the sleds won’t be affected by outside elements like snow, rain, etc and when you reach the trails, and it will be as clean and tidy as it was in the garage.
2 place snowmobile Trailers
Now, we have looked at the types of snowmobile trailers. If you have a pair of snowmobiles and you are looking for trailers, then a 2 place trailer will be the best suited for you. Be it open or closed, the market has a wide range of options for you. Let us have a look into some of the available options.
Triton 2 Place Open Snowmobile Trailers
You can haul up to 4 sleds with the Triton 2 place snowmobile trailer models. You have the choice to choose from ramp or tilt bed models based on your preference of loading and unloading. You also have the option to add accessories so that you can customize and protect the machines from salt and road debris.
They have an all Aluminum fully welded frame with no C channels. Thus they provide a solid structure for many years of loading and unloading. The presence of sealed lights and wiring harness throughout the trailer helps in resisting corrosion due to moisture. The 1/2″ marine grade plywood deck is fully treated and it can stand up to the outside elements. The trailer also has an independent suspension having four cord rubber torsion axle set up providing smooth ride. The snowmobile skis can be easily secured with the steel tie down bars having steel handles and vinyl dip finish.
The XT series has two 2 place models: XT10-101 AND XT12VR-101F
XT SQ Series
They are designed to haul two sleds. They have quickslides which are partial, offering adjustability for securing the sleds, and providing versatile multi season hauling. Rest of the features are similar to XT Seies.
XT QP Series
They are also designed to haul two sleds. They have quickslides which are of full length. Maximum adjustability is provided for short to long track sleds to be secured. They offer versatility for multi season hauling. Other features are similar to XT series. There are two models: straight front XT10-101QP and V nose XT12VR-101QP.
ELITE 16-101 model
The Elite 16-101 model is capable of hauling two sleds. The fully Aluminum welded frame model has a durable fully treated deck of 5/8” marine grade plywood capable of withstanding the outside elements. The boots at the end of the sur-lock tie downs protect the skis. The other features are similar to XT series.
Triton 2 Place Enclosed Snowmobile Trailer
The Enclosed Snowmobile Trailers have a lightweight and durable all-aluminum construction. This ensures that they provide a smooth tow.
They have convenient loading and unloading capabilities with the ramp approach. This lets you get you off the trailer and onto the trails in no time. They have a fixture-built frame with front V nose design. Available in the lengths 14′ to 24’, they have smooth Aluminum skin. With the two full-length Quickslides with tie down bars, you have infinite tie-down options. The double seal spring assisted ramp doors prevents leak, keeping the cargo dry. The model also comes with aluminum wheels. Although already loaded with industry standard features, you have the option of customization like roof cove extrusions.
There are three two place models in the Elite Series of Triton Enclosed Snowmobile Trailers. They are PR-147, PR-167 and PR-187.
Aluma 2 Place Open Snowmobile Trailers
8610TILT and 8612TILT 2 Place Tilt Bed Open Snowmobile Trailer
The 8610TILT and 8612TILT are 2 place tilt bed open snowmobile trailers having an all-Aluminum construction except the coupler and the axle. The model comes with a fully treated 5/8″ marine tech plywood floor. The have 2200 rubber torsion axle with easy lube hubs and no brakes. They have 12″ Steel wheels and heavy duty zinc plated coupler. They also come with hold down bars with plastic sleeves for holding the skis securely. They also have a swivel tongue jack with 1200 capacity. The model also comes with trailer lift kit and safety chains. The overall length is 172″ / 196″ and the overall width is 102″.
Aluma trailers also come with an all-inclusive 5 year warranty.
8610D and 8612D 2 Place Open Snowmobile Trailers also have LED light package, seal beam lights and wiring harness along with other features as the previous model. They also come with a 54″ x 72″ removable type aluminum ramp with sufficient storage underneath. The overall length is 193″ / 216″ and the overall width is 102″.
The 8612D Tilt Snowmobile Trailer is another 2 Place Open Snowmobile Trailer model with combination salt shield and drive off ramp. They also come with a hydraulic tilt dampener. With an overall length of 216″ and overall width of 102″, the other features are similar to the 8610D and 8612D trailers.
The 8612DH 2 Place Snowmobile Trailer comes with 3500 rubber torsion axle with electric brakes. The model comes with 14 inch steel wheels and split ramps. They have an overall width of 102″ and overall length of 216″. Other features are similar to the previous models.
The website provides information regarding dealers of the trailer models.
Aluma Enclosed Snowmobile Trailers
Aluma 8612D/12 Aluminum Snowmobile Trailer
They come with installed Canvas SnowCap to protect your sleds. The rest of the features are similar with the 8612D Open Snowmobile Trailer.
Aluma 8612D/12 Aluminum Snowmobile Trailer
You can have more details like dealer information on the website.
Inline 2 Place Snowmobile Trailer
The inline 2 Place Snowmobile Trailer has an all-Aluminum construction. With a 7′ wide trailer box wind resistance is significantly reduced compared to other trailer models. The 16′ long trailer has large radial tires. They offer five year tie warranty with two years of road assistance. The wheels are galvanized. The Axle is of galvanized Dexter Torflex Axle(s) with lube hubs. The DryMax flooring is of 3/4″ and there are two full-length tie down rails welded to the trailer frame. There are LED lights on the interior and the outside. The trailer roof is stronger consisting of a single sheet of mill finish aluminum which is adhered down to the 2″ thick roof cross members. These are framed on 16″ centers. The Ventline pop up roof provides the required ventilation. The ventilation is properly sealed so that there are no leaks. The heights available are 5’6″ & 6’1″. They can be available in many color options and there are many more ways of possible customization.
Proline Inline 2 Place Snowmobile Trailer
Sno Pro 101×12 2 Place Hybrid Snowmobile Trailers
They have an all-aluminum box tube construction. They also have a one piece aluminum roof. The model comes with 3K Torsion Idler Axle. They have the new internal wiring system with automotive grade 4 way harness and safety chains. The model also has 16” Diamond Plate Stone Guard. The side access door has paddle handle. The tapered rear ramp has spring assist. The decking is of 5/8 resistant type. There are louver vents, D rings and full length slide track with ski tie down bars. The model also have interior and exterior LED lights. They offer a limited 4 year warranty. There is also option for customization.
Sno Pro 101×12 2 Place Hybrid Snowmobile Trailer
Mission Trailers 101×12 Aluminum 2-Place Crossover
2022 Mission Trailers 101×12 Aluminum 2-Place Crossover
They have an all-Aluminum Construction with .030 smooth roof. They have TPO floor and tapered ramp. There are 12″ E-Rated Tires and wheel jack. They also have a round radius diamond plate nose. The model also comes with screwless .030 smooth sides. There is a 62″ Rear Opening. There are side vents. The locking bars and hinges are all Aluminum. There are LED lights in the exterior and the interior. There are full length slide tracks having ski tie down bars. The model also comes with sliding D rings. There is also 4 year limited warranty.