Hand Signals and Signs

Commonly Used Signs

Regulatory Signs

Trail Markers, Information, and Destination Signs

Caution Signs


Hand Signals

Left Turn Right Turn
Left Turn
Left arm extended straight out from shoulder and pointing in the direction of the turn.
Right Turn
Left arm raised at shoulder height, elbow bent and forearm vertical with palm of hand flat.

Stop Slowing
Stop
Left or Right arm raised from the shoulder and extended straight up over the head with palm of hand flat.
Slowing
Left arm extended out and down from the side of the body with a downward flapping motion of hand to signal warning or caution.

Oncoming Sleds Sleds Following
Oncoming Sleds
Left arm raised at shoulder height, elbow bent and forearm vertical, wrist bent, move arm from left to right over head, pointing to right side of trail.
Sleds Following
Arm raised, elbow bent with thumb pointing backward, in “hitch-hiking” motion, move arm forward to backward over your shoulder.

Last Sled In Line
Last Sled in Line
Raise forearm from handlebar and show clenched fist at shoulder height.