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Long pants and long-sleeved shirt or jacket:

  • Protect against scratching from branches.
  • Provide some cushion if you fall or collide with an object.
  • Protect you from heat exhaustion or sunburn during warm weather.
  • Provide warmth and protection from hypothermia during cold weather.

For best protection, use off-road riding gear:

  • Pants with kneepads
  • Chest and shoulder protectors
  • Riding belt for lower-back support
  • Off-road-style boots that protect your lower legs, ankles, and feet
Woman wearing protective clothing ideal for ATV riders as well as snowmobile riders

Cold Weather Riding

In cold weather, clothing that works well for snowmobile riders is also ideal for most ORV enthusiasts.