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Located in Caulfield, Missouri

Established 1972

Above Photo Courtesy of :

Jim Cooley and Ken Grush KC Caving Team Sale ends soon! Less than 50 Remaining Regular Price $999

Inside This Issue: Get Your Camper Out of Compound! Gnome Homes Ranch Rider Club News


CLOUD 9 RANCH 417-284-7321 CLOUD9RANCH.COM Special points of interest: Ozark County Mutual Aid Fire Department “Spring Fling” Will Be Held on April 28th, 2012 Get easy access to Cloud 9 Ranch News and Events on-line Through CloudNine RanchOutfitters Facebook!

Book Now St. Paddy’s Weekend Rentals Are Filling Up Fast! If you need a renal for that weekend ~ Let Us Know Now! Rental Reservation Call 417-284-7321 EXT 117 Don’t Wait or You will Miss Out Inside this issue: RRC News

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Board Meeting Schedule

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Ranch Tows

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Treasure Hunt Sponsors

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Activities Committee News

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Ranch Events Trading Post News

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Facility Hours 4 Fish Stocking Schedule

The 9 Lines March 17th~ St. Paddy’s Weekend at C9R

March Madness…...Coming to Cloud 9 Ranch in the form of an ATV Treasure Hunt! March makes all of us start getting ready for spring. This year we are going to kick off our season with a little something different. We hope you will join in the fun! ATV Treasure Hunt: Registration Begins at 1PM Registration Location: Trading Post Parking Lot Entry Fee: $5 per person(16 and Over) Treasure Hunt begins at 1:30PM-As ATV Riders leave the Trading Post Parking Lot they will be handed their list of Clues that lead to the Gnomes. Find as many Gnomes as you can BUT you have to be back by 5PM with your Gnome(s). 5PM-Dirty Gnome Game Begins. How this works, If you bring in a Gnome you are ready to play. Gnome number 1 goes first and picks a prize. Gnome number 2 goes and either takes the prize from #1 or picks a new prize. Do you get the idea???? (it’s like dirty Santa game).

One of the 12 Gnomes Donated for the St. Patty’s Weekend Find the Gnome Treasure Hunt 12 Funny Gnomes And 12 Big Prizes Bonus Prizes Too! Prizes on Display in The Trading Post

What happens if you return without a Gnome? You have the option of buying back in the game. Buy in will cost $10. But don’t sweat it…. The Prizes are well worth it! (And Again...100% of the entry fee goes back to the game) Something you should know…..The Gnomes will be hidden on the Trails. Clues relate to a trail name. So, it is important that you are ready to ride the trails on your Gnome search. Trail Maps are available in the Trading Post.


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March 1st, 2012

Ranch Riders Club News Letter The Ranch Riders Club will be sponsoring the Easter Poker Run on Saturday April 7th. The RRC will be launching a new system on the “run” using marbles instead of playing cards. Come Join Us! Raffle Tickets! An all metal outside camping site table and chairs will be drawn for the Easter Poker Run. The RRC will be selling raffle tickets for a Paul Jr. Designed Coleman tailgater propane grill. The date for the drawing will be announced soon. We are also starting the BIG 50/50! Tickets will be on sale and the drawing will be held when the $1200 of tickets are sold.

Cloud 9 Ranch RRC ATV Trail Maps On Sale Now In the Trading Post

Trail Improvement Projects The RRC is working on clearing the trail system of deadfall trees and limbs along with removing the debris left over from the Ranch logging operation. We welcome all too help with this project. The road and trail signs are very important in locating emergencies around the Ranch. Many of the over 800 trail signs are missing and are being remade and installed. If you find a down trail sign please bring it to the RRC portion of the pole building. The RRC is also making Ranch road signs to replace the 40 year old signs or missing road signs. The RRC has three projects approved by the Board. The first is the replacement footbridge for Wilder Campground. It will have a steel structure bolted to the concrete abutments that are already there. The steel hand rail supports struts (14 required) are being built off of the Ranch at this time. These will be welded in place at the Ranch on the main structure I beams. Most of the bridge assembly will take place at the RRC portion of the pole building. The RRC hopes to have the footbridge in place this year. The second project is “Lonnie’s Lookout”. This project requires the brush below the fence to be trimmed back and retaining timbers to be staked to the hillside to hold the top soil for planting wildflowers. The 40 year old fence is being looked into for replacement. The picnic table pads will be repaired along with the parking area and fire ring. Some work has already begun there. The third project is the Hill Country Road circle Memorial Spot. This Memorial Spot is in memory of all the Cloud 9 Members that have “passed”. This area has been cleared of underbrush, a sweetie swing installed and a repaired picnic table placed there. The Ranch Riders Club will be building all wood picnic tables from donated memorial funds there soon and removing the repaired table. A small child swing will be installed soon. Hill Country Road has most of the brush cut back where a car can drive in this area now. The RRC is working with Ranch Management to get the road edge weeds and sprouts mowed and the road graded. So please stop by while out ATV riding or drive out and have a picnic and enjoy. The Ranch Riders Club wish to thank all who volunteered to help on these projects. ~Chuck Ruckdeshell


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March 1st, 2012

It is Time to Get YOUR Camper Out of the COMPOUND! Don’t have a truck? We can help You! Don’t want the hassle? We can help You! Don’t want to waste time? We can help You! Cloud 9 Ranch Tow Service is here to help get your vacation off to a great start! Let Cloud 9 Ranch take care of removing your camper from the storage com- March 17th-Time: TBA Location: Cloud 9 Ranch pound and placing on a campsite for you. Call in advance and have your cRanch Tows Currently Available From Patio Room April 21st– Time: TBA Location: Cloud 9 Ranch Patio Room May 19th-Time: TBA Location: Coud 9 Ranch Patio Room

8AM-4PM Beginning April 1st Tow Hours 8AM-10PM $19-Includes Moving Camper From Compound to Pad Site Additional Fees may include $8 Compound Ticket Need help putting your camper away? $19 Includes Moving Camper off Pad Site and Storing in Compound.

June 16th-Time: TBA Annual Meeting Location: Big Top

Call 417-284-7321 Ext 117 to schedule your Ranch Tow

Business Sponsors for Gnome Hunt Cloud 9 Ranch Conservation Committee Monty’s Outdoors-West Plains West Plains Marine Dawt Mill Mega Motor Sports Rooster Radio Coca-Cola

~Gnome Treasure Hunt Sponsor~ Activities Committee~ March 16th Corn Beef and Cabbage Dinner St. Patrick's Day Dinner Friday, March 16, 2012 6:30 PM Patio Room Corned Beef & Cabbage, Fried Potatoes, Tea & Coffee $7.50 per person


Family Camping and ATV Resort for All Season's

CLOUD 9 RANCH

PO Box 50 Caulfield, MO 65626 Phone: 417-284-7321 E-mail: ranchoutfitters@gmail.com

WWW.CLOUD9RANCH.COM

No matter if you are visiting us for the first time or if you have been visiting us since 1972, we are glad that you are here. Our staff is working hard to meet and exceed all of your camping and ATVing expectations. Amenities List:

Gas Station

Stables

Youth Center

Family Pool

Caves

Adult Club House

Cabin/Camper Rentals

Hiking

Adult Swimming Pool Miles and Miles of Trails

Trading Post Camping

Trading Post Information Check out the sales racks of hoodies and Tshirts in the Trading Post! The prices have been marked way down. We have to move out this inventory to make room for the 2012 items that will be arriving soon.

April 28th-Mutual Aid Fire Department “Spring Fling” TBA May 19th-Fundraising Horseback Trail Ride TBA May 26th-Cowboy Rick Round-Up TBA

Now Serving

Breakfast 7am –10:30am Lunch 10:30am-Close Get your Gnome $$$ Beginning on March 16th

March 17th-ATV Find the Gnome Treasure Hunt-1PM Take-off From Trading Post April 7th-Ranch Easter Egg Hunt TBA

Fishing Hunting

2012 Race Action

GAS STATION Open Monday-Saturday 10AM-2PM RANCH STABLES By Appointment RESTAURANT Monday-Thursday 7AM-2PM Fish Stocking 2012 Friday-Saturday 7AM-7PM Sunday-10AM-2PM Date Pounds CHAPEL April 5th 600 Sunday Services 10AM April 26th 250 ACCOUNTING OFFICE May 10th 600 May 24th 600 Monday – Friday 8AM-4PM June 14th 600 TRADING POST June 28th 600 Sunday-Thursday 8AM-4PM July 12th 250 Friday –Saturday 8AM-7PM July 26th 300 Aug 16th 600 Aug 30th 600 New stocking date will be on Thursday to allow 3 day permits to be more effective.

The 9 Lines  

The 9 Lines is a weekly publication of Cloud 9 Ranch news and events. Come join us for St. Paddy's weekend!

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