Activities this Summer 2016
Our first trail work party was completed taking down ropes and poles at Mud Flatts. Lower trails are now closed and no longer allow motorized vehicles. The lower trails are private property and gates are now locked. Many thanks to the seven members who provided vehicles, trailers, and their time to get the job done in a couple hours
The Steak-Out at the club house was enjoyed by the few members that attended. Thanks to Cecil and Tammy for the mushrooms and to Bob and Dottie for baked potatoes and salad.
We will have several more work parties this summer. Wood cutting at Bone Springs is planned for July 23. There will also need to be a couple brushing activities on the lower trails. Those dates will be posted soon.
And from the Forest Service:
"On behalf of the Walla Walla Ranger District I’d like to extend our appreciation for you and the others who devoted so many volunteers hours to provide great snowmobiling experiences for the public. And a big thank you goes out to the club. Working through the end-of-season logging challenges with you is a prime example of how we can find solutions to challenges by working together. We truly value our partnership with you. Cheers!"
Elections were held at our last meeting March 3rd with a good attendance at the General meeting. Elected Officers are:
President - Bob Carrell
Vice President - Brandon Christensen
Treasurer - Tammy Christensen
Secretary - Dottie Carrell
Parlimentarian - Dewayne Harvill
Newly Elected Board members are:
Jack Preston, Bob Smith, Mike Kelly, Cody Smith, Donnie Hanson, Andrew Grissom, and Cecil Berry.
PROPERTY OWNERS ON THE TRAIL: You are covered through OSSA for liability insurance. Go to NEWS/Property Owners on this website to check for your name if your property is on the trail system. Thank You.
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Snow Depth Link
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Tollgate snow line number 541-566--2784.
February 23, 2013
This recording is updated with current conditions everytime the groomers go out.
Grooming Reports 2016 (snow line 541-566--2784)
End of the Year Report 2015-2016
2,211.2 miles groomed
379.2 hours grooming
2,068.1 gallons fuel burned
35.5 hours maintenance
135 trees removed from trail
50.5 hours driving to/from mountain
2,240 miles driven to/from mountain
Thanks to the groomer drivers for all their hard work this year.
Jess Thompson, grooming chairman
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Sno Park Permits
Washington Sno Park permits will NOT be honored in Oregon Sno Parks this year according to the Oregon Forest Service. An Oregon Sno Park permit can be purchased at the DMV (maybe Stateline Polaris also).
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