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CSA President

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Australian Government Comes to the US to Learn About Trails

Every year the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council hosts their educational workshop and conference, which consistently draws a great cross section of national leaders from the user community, consultants and state and federal land managers from the United States and Canada to discuss trails related issues, success stories and best management practices. This year the Australian Government sent a representative, Roger Pitt, to the conference to explore how the United States deals with OHV issues, as the Australian Government was facing challenges with this usage. These challenges were especially seen outside major population areas and Government representatives were hoping to avoid the stumbling blocks the United States and Canada had encountered at the start of their management efforts. Once everyone started talking it was amazing the amount of issues that we had in common despite the ocean between us. Roger’s enthusiasm for the project was simply infectious. Needless to say the riding opportunities in Australia were very different from those in North America, which was highlighted by the fact that all riding on public lands in Australia is done with street legal vehicles. The only street legal OHV there is a motorcycle. While ATVs and SxS are certainly in Australia, they can only be used on private lands. Additionally, this project was being explored by the Risk Management portion of the Department of Environment rather than being a recreation based project. We were thrilled to receive a request that Mr. Pitt wanted to look at high use areas in the US, where prior to planning, the usage of the area was creating trouble and where impacts had been reduced and riding opportunities had been improved with planning and management. He had already arranged a trip to Idaho to look at several locations where OHV managers had improved riding opportunities and minimized impacts through planning. Several other locations to visit were proposed. An area in Colorado that was effectively managed was on Roger’s list as he wanted to visit the Moab Utah area as well. Of course we jumped that opportunity and were able to connect Mr. Pitt, our state parks OHV manager Tom Metsa, Scott Dollus who is the US Forest Service Recreation manager for the Rampart Range riding area in a site visit outside Denver CO members of the OHV maintenance crew funded by the State and myself as a user group partner. The Rampart Range area had certainly faced its number of challenges over the life of the riding area. It also was a great resource for this discussion, as Scott Dollus and Tom Metsa had been working on that district for more than 20 years, and this is unusual to say the least with the USFS and being able to combine the long term experiences of multiple partner agencies would be difficult to do anywhere in the country . We had a great meeting that ranged from a discussion of the lengthy planning process to what were the most effective pieces of equipment for maintenance of the area. We also discussed how the partnership between all groups had been critical to the long term success of the area and that maintenance and funding for the area was an important component of the success. By the end of the meeting a lot of information Colorado Snow Scoop (ISSN: 0746-3073, USPS: 703-590) Copyright © 2017 on successes and failures in management was exchanged and hopeby the Colorado Snowmobile Association is published four times per year by fully many of the challenges encountered in the Rampart Range area Sundance Times Inc. at 311 Main Street, PO Box 400, Sundance WY 82729. September, November, January and March. Business and Editorial Offices: could be avoided as the Australian Government moved forward with 311 Main Street, PO Box 400, Sundance WY 82729. Accounting and Circulatheir efforts. This was a rather unique success story that really needed tion Offices: Sundance Times Inc., Jeff Moberg, 311 Main Street, PO Box 400, to be shared and hopefully we can keep this discussion ongoing in the Sundance WY 82729. Periodicals Postage Paid at Sundance WY 82729 and at future. additional mailing offices.

Scott Jones

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www.snowmobilecolo.com Thanks to all the clubs who sold tickets this year. Also a big THANK YOU to Arctic Cat who provided the sleds at cost to CSA and the dealers of Arctic Cat who donated toward the sleds to help bring our cost even further. All of the participating dealers were provided tickets and a poster to help promote floor traffic. The proceeds of their sales were awarded to the clubs of their choice. The drawing was held December 10 at 3 p.m. at Boyz Toyz & Sonz in Eagle. The winner of the M8000 was Todd Mazrin from Grand Junction. He purchased his winning ticket from the Western Slope/Snowskippers. The winner of the ZR120 has not claimed the prize yet, but the ticket was purchased from Uncompahgre Valley Trail Riders. Preliminary figures show total number of tickets sold came to 6,333. We don’t have a total of the expenses yet so are not able to determine the amount each club will be awarded for the tickets their club sold. Check next month’s Snow Scoop article next month for more details. The money for each club will be available for pick up at the annual convention in February. Be sure to attend the banquet at which time we will give out the checks. Bill and I were disappointed there were several clubs who did not participate in the selling of raffle tickets this year. Therefore, our tickets sales were significantly down which will impact the funds we have available to assist in helping the grooming clubs pay for insurance, as well as the amount each participating club will receive for their ticket sales.

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…couldn’t have said it better ourselves

Bill & Dianna Rexford

Above is a letter we received from Steele’s parents earlier this season. It looks like young Steele has his priorities about right!

Routt Powder Riders

Mary Sue Sorenson

Greetings from snowy Steamboat Springs! The snow has finally arrived! If you ride on Rabbit Ears Pass, we hope you are enjoying the new parking lots. The Routt Powder Riders President, Ed Calhoun, was instrumental in getting this work done in cooperation with the Forest Service and C-DOT. We are so glad to have the Dumont lot moved off US Highway 40 and back into the meadow. The Muddy Creek lot has been expanded to include a new day-use area and the original lot remains open for overnight camping. Our club has resumed grooming on Rabbit Ears and Buff Pass. As much as we would like to, we simply cannot groom as often as the snow conditions dictate and we realize that Rabbit Ears and Buff Passes may not be groomed to your satisfaction. We are trying to spread out our grooming funds to last throughout the entire season. In order to do that, we are accepting your donations to help extend the season. You can mail your donations to Routt Powder Riders, PO Box 770043, Steamboat Springs, CO 80477. Thanks to Scott Scherer and Michael Hordijk for operating our groomer. We so appreciate what they do for our club and for snowmobiling. There has already been one avalanche on Rabbit Ears so please be aware of conditions as you ride there. RIDE SAFELY!

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Gary and Stephanie Ratkowski, owners of Boyz Toyz & Sonz with Dianna Rexford, CSA Raffle Chair.


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Executive Officers

President - Scott Jones 508 Ashford Dr, Longmont CO 80504 scott.jones46@yahoo.com

720-684-6912 Vice President - Ed Calhoun ecalhoun55@gmail.com

970-879-9118 SECRETARY - Donna Batchelor dbatch4507@aol.com

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TREASURER - Janelle Kukuk 2889 USFS Rd 509, Creede CO 81130

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970-227-7977 District 2 Rep - Ron Spencer 424 Russell St, Craig CO 81625 sspe263865@msn.com

970-824-6568 District 3 Rep - Dennis Lynton 11091 Wolff Way, Westminster CO 80031 dennislynton@gmail.com

303-253-7743 District 4 Rep - Tony Zancanella PO Box 1870, Glenwood Springs CO 81602 awz@za-engineering.com

970-379-8184 District 5 Rep - Raymond Doble doblerm@msn.com

719-495-2316 District 6 Rep - J.R. Halvorsen 1971 Prospector Rd, Leadville CO 80461 crawfordsnow@gmail.com

563-880-7526 District 7 Rep - Robert Hernandez bobhernandez@mac.com

970-862-8211 District 8 Rep - Ken Simpson PO Box 1263, Cedaredge CO 81413 kenconne@yahoo.com

970-216-6486 District 9 Rep - william Hall will58y@netscape.net

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Committees

Right to Ride Chair - Curtis Miller PO Box 742, South Fork CO 81154 curt800@msn.com

719-873-0208 Land Use Chair - Janelle Kukuk 2889 USFS Rd 509, Creede CO 81130 kukuk@fone.net

719-658-2221 Raffle Chair - BILL REXFORD rexford.bill@gmail.com

970-481-0230 Safety Chair - Chuck Ramsey 47595 CR 15, Wellington CO 80549 crrinci@ezlink.com

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Arrowhead Snowmobile Club Lucia Lebon 5 Hazel Lake Drive, Cimarron, CO 81220 970-209-4589 llebon05@gmail.com arrowhead1.org

Buena Vista SnowDRIFTERS Dirk Peratt PO Box 3133, Buena Vista CO 81211 719-207-1592 dirk@therockdo.net

LEADVILLE High Riders Snowmobile Club Clay Stewart 211 E 4th St, Leadville CO 80461 719-486-7311 stewartcn@earthlink.net

MidValley Snowmobile Club Dave Mikulyuk 280 Fawn Dr, Carbondale CO 81623 970-963-1196 dmikulyuk@aol.com

Mile-Hi Snowmobile Club Steve Swatlowski 9931 W 86th Pl, Arvada CO 80005 720-425-1309

steveswat@comcast.net Colorado Blizzards milehisnowmobileclub.com Carl Brunswig 2324 E. CR 36, Fort Collins, CO, MT Sopris Rec Riders 80528 Eric Rudd 970-231-3164 PO Box 1035, Carbondale CO 81623 ironwoodstorage@hotmail.com 970-379-4263 coloradoblizzards.com

Delta Snokrusers Donna Ankenbauer PO Box 464, Cedaredge CO 81413 970-856-3656 snokrusers@gmail.com

Flattoppers Tom Zancanella PO Box 1908, Glenwood Springs CO 81602 970-379-2926 taz@za.engineering.com flattoppers.com

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North Fork Snowmobile Club Wes Spore PO Box 472, Hotchkiss CO 81419 970-872-2167 wesandcarol@tds.net

North Park Snow Snakes Debby Miller PO Box 61, Walden CO 80480 970-723-3725 dmiller@resource-one.us

Northwest Colorado Snowmobile Club, Inc Grand Lake Trail Groomers Leeland Mischke Cam Stone 1066 Rangely Way, Craig, CO 81625 PO Box 1247, Grand Lake, CO 970-620-6327 80447 leelandmischke@aol.com 970-531-8872 Pikes Peak High Riders trailgroomers@yahoo.com Tim Schulte grandlaketrailgroomers.com 18270 Appaloosa Rd, Monument CO Gunnison county SnoWTrackers 80132, 719-554-3142 Phil Chamberland schulte_james@bah.com 23501 Hwy 135, Crested Butte CO pikespeakhighriders.com 81224 Rifle Snowmobile Club 970-209-3715 Carleton Hoffmeister pchamberland@hughes.net PO Box 692, Rifle CO 81650 Heart of the Rockies Snowmobile Club 970-625-0134 Brad Craig hoffy1@willowwisp.net PO Box 241, Poncha Springs CO www.rifle-snowmobile-club.com 81242 Routt Powder Riders 719-207-0287 Ed Calhoun bradcraig_napa@hotmail.com PO Box 770043, Steamboat Springs High Country Snowmobile Club CO 80477 Rich Holcraft 970-819-7006 PO Box 2215, Frisco CO 80443 ecalhoun55@gmail.com 970-389-3317 routtpowderriders.com hlcrft@comcast.net summitsnowmobilers.com

970-215-8864 Holy Cross Powder Hounds Snowmobile Awards/Scholarship Chair - Michelle Jones Club 508 Ashford Dr, Longmont CO 80504 Lance Trujillo mmechaleymarketing@gmail.com PO Box 7116, Avon CO 81620 303-406-1735 970-376-3856 lance@holycrosspowderhounds.com Grooming AND MAPPING Chair - Joe Tonso holycrosspowderhounds.com 941 School St, Craig CO 81625 jtonso@msn.com Lake City Continental Divide Snowmobile Club 970-824-5821 Dennis Cavit PO Box 591, Lake City CO 81235 Charity chair - Rick Jakino 970-944-0191 27 Eton Ct, Montrose CO 81401 richjakino@hotmail.com

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SilverThread Outdoor Recreation Club Margie Patterson PO Box 343, South Fork CO 81154 719-873-5088 mrgim@verizon.net silverthreaders.org

Silverton Snowmobile Club Jim Lokey PO Box 571, Silverton CO 81433 970-387-5512 info@redmtmotelrvpk.com www.silvertonsnowmobileclub.org

Snow Country Explorers of the Upper Rio Grande Bob Kukuk PO Box 702, Crede CO 81130 719-658-2221 (H), 719-658-2362 (F) kukuk@fone.net

South Fork Powder Busters Curtis Miller PO Box 454, South Fork CO 81154 719-873-0208 curt800@msn.com

Steamboat Lake Snow Club Jim Stouffer PO Box 956, Clark CO 80428 970-846-6060 emailjims@aol.com

TrailBlazers Charles Stoyer PO Box 507, Grand Lake CO 80447 970-818-4213 cstoyer@interpex.com gltrailblazers.com

Tyler’s backcountry awareness Brian Lundstedt 1401 E Lincoln Ave, Fort Collins CO 80524 970-219-8869 info@tylersba.org tylersba.org

Uncompahgre Valley Trail Riders Rich Jakino PO Box 3503, Montrose CO 81402 970-209-8900, 970-209-8930 richjakino@homail.com

West End Sledders Jacque McClellan PO Box 1443, Norwood CO 81423 970-865-2518 mcricketred@aol.com

Western Slope Snowmobile Association/ snowskippers John Rizza PO Box 4964, Grand Junction, CO 81502, 970-846-3517 jrizman@hotmail.com

S & W Adventure Riders, LLC snowskippers.com Jack Welch 246 S Holman Way, Golden, CO White River Snowmobile Club, Inc 80401, 303-324-7185 Troy Hilkey jwelch@frii.com PO Box 1045, Meeker CO 81641 swadventureriders.org 970-756-0717 San Juan Sledders thilkey@wrenergy.com Roger Pennington Wolf Creek Trailblazers 164 Sandia Cir, Bayfield, CO 81122 Bob Tesman www.sanjuansledders.org PO Box 3194, Pagosa Springs CO 81147 Sangre Snowrunners 970-731-3366 Les Lewis rstesman@centurylink.net 2125 Chautard Dr. Pueblo CO 81005 719-250-1389 lcgroomer@yahoo.com


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Jenn Tonso

The first grooming of our trail system is completed. Right now, the snow is pretty fluffy on part of the system. Still the groomers have set the initial trails and will continue to build the great trail system for which Craig is known. We recently held our annual club potluck Christmas dinner held at one of club member’s lodge (Wild Skies Adventure Lodge – Craig). The dinner was YUMMY! It was fun to find what was going on and of course, only the first Lire got away with his tales told. Our Calendar of events is starting to fill up: Craig Annual Poker Run – January 21 - Freeman Trailhead. Proceeds go to deserving Moffat County High School graduating seniors. As in recent years, we hope to award four $1,000 scholarships. We presently have 104 club memberships condsisting of Individual, Family, Business and Business-Family memberships. We are hoping that the memberships are renued and new members join. All snowmobile clubs rely on their memberships to keep their clubs active and viable. SUPPORT YOUR SPORT - SNOWMOBILING REGION & CLUB! JOIN YOUR LOCAL CLUB!

Suzan Pelloni

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White River Snowmobile Club

We are gearing up for the second annual White River Rumble, which will be held February 4 just east of Meeker. With multiple classes offered, along with awesome cash and prizes to be won, this Cross Country race will appeal to an array of riders. The OPEN CLASS will cover 70 miles, while the two VINTAGE CLASSES, COED TEAM event and brand new SNOWBIKE division will make a 33 mile loop through every changing conditions and challenging terrain. The weekend will kick off Friday afternoon with an optional inspection of the course, followed by registration, dinner and drinks in downtown Meeker that evening with fellow racers and volunteers. We will have breakfast and lunch venders at the race site on Saturday for your convenience as well as a fun sledding hill and space for the kiddos to cruise around on their sleds. The first and last couple miles of the race will be easily seen from the start/finish. It will be exciting to see those last minute passes and maybe some crashes! Watch for the ladies of the White River Snowmobile Club, we have a ton of free giveaways for the fans too! After the races, we will return to Meeker for a fundraising dinner prepared by the White River Snowmobile Club, followed by awards and Casino Night. On Sunday, we warmly invite all the racers, their families and locals to join us for a Club Ride. We will offer guided on trail and off trail rides starting at the Lost Creek parking lot on County Road 8, all meeting at the Ripple Creek Lodge for lunch. For more information about booking a room and getting to Meeker, visit: www.meekerchamber.com. To register and learn more about the White River Rumble event, go to: www.whiteriversnowmobile.com.

District 3

Dennis Lynton

While writing this article it is Christmas break in Denver, Colorado and returning to work is right around the corner. But first I must charge my oil in the Nytro, put in a new battery, change the chain case oil, clean clutches, check bearings and replace the starter relay. These are things that most of you have already done or are in the process of getting done just like myself. We had all summer to do these but somehow some of our actions items just do not get done. Our first ride is coming up New Years and pretty sure it is going to be the Snowy Range, we have heard that since the election it is a lot less windy now and in the future, Wyoming will be much more fun. Snowy Range and Rabbit Ears have both received about 36” of snow in the last few weeks. I vote for powder, fun with friends and miles on the sleds. Last month I invited our CSA president to the Mile Hi chapter meeting for a discussion on how “Right To Ride” funds are used. This is a topic Scott needed no time to prep for and happily accepted. Scott spoke for about 30 minutes and answered questions from club members. The club ordered-in Brothers BBQ for the evening , this was a fantastic event and wonderful meal. Special thanks to Marty and Rhonda for everything they have done for the club over the past years. This husband and wife team have done so much to make the club better every month. Mile Hi is lucky to have folks like this on the board. In fact the entire board is a wonderful group of hard working folks who take their positions very seriously. Update from my last article, my sled will now have to pull me around with 15 to 20 pounds less weight. What a fantastic life style change. Reminder I took the challenge of not drinking alcohol, no sugar, no dairy and no wheat for 30 days! This is called the Whole 30 Day plan, not a diet but a method to make life style changes to your body. Enough about this other than I am a new man. The hunt for a “HDT” Heavy Duty Truck continues. This looks like a semi 2007 which is a sleeper 72”, Cummings engine, auto and capable of putting my slide-in camper on the deck. Of course we plan to travel and put some miles on some type of a HDT. If you own one of these please reach out to me, let’s talk. Hope you all had a Happy New Years. Please come out to Grand Lake in February for the poker run to support Flight for Life.


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District 4 Mt. Sopris Rec. Riders Inc. Jo Hunter

Well hello everyone! We hope this finds everyone in the Holiday Spirit and that you have all been good this past year and asked Santa for a bunch of SNOW!! It has been a crazy start to this winter but winter is here nevertheless. Our Groomer, Mr. Burns of Avalanche Excavation, has made a few passes and made it out to the South End of Baylor Park. He advises that it is still early snow conditions and that everyone use extreme caution. We all want to get out there and play but the objects in mirror are not what they appear!! – In the early part of December when my family was getting our annual Christmas tree I found myself up to my waist sunk in the snow in a few spots… now with that being said I’m only 5’1” so it’s really not that deep... and definitely no base. So again use caution. We are really hoping to get a few group rides out ending the day with a BBQ in the lot this year or even at the Lodge at Sunlight. We would like to encourage people to post on our Facebook page if they are going out to ride or looking for folks to ride with etc. – This is an effort to get to know other members and non members alike. Finally...We like to cordially invite you to our Annual Fundraiser/Get together This year will be the Rec. Riders Hampton Inn-Race to the pool - Page 1 - Composite

37th Year and our Club Treasurer also known as the Chief of Police for the Town of Carbondale, Mr. Gene Schilling will be turning 65 on that very day – so we have decided to have a Fundraiser that serves birthday cake. Another fun event that gets us all together and put “a face with that helmet”... The event is open to the public – Members $25 per plate and Non-Members $30 per plate. Teens 12-18 are $10 per plate and Kids under 12 eat free. There will be LIVE MUSIC throughout the event Featuring the one and only Twirp Anderson from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and Locals choice the band Fifty/50 to finish out the night. Of course we will have amazing door prizes donated from valley wide businesses and HMK Gear along with our Silent Auction. – You/your business can become a table sponsor for the event – 10 seats per table for $1000 gets exclusive seating as well as extra gifts at your table- we currently have three sponsored table positions left. If you are interested in attending, being a sponsor or a table sponsor, or donating swag please contact us at mntsoprisrecriders@gmail.com or call Jo at 970-379-5643 .We are looking forward to seeing you there. If you would like more information about our club or events check out our website (www.mtsoprisrecriders.com) or email us at mntsoprisrecriders@gmail. com As always Be Safe Have Fun! and Respect, Protect and Enjoy!

Pike Peak Highriders District 5

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Well it’s been a crazy few months with no snow in the central mountains, marginal snow down south and just this week finally getting some snow north. Pike Peak Highriders have met twice this year at our new location, Old Chicago, 4110 North Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO. They have a private room in the back that seems to be a good central location of the meetings. Several people have been out riding but not too much in the way of off trial riding. The only club scheduled event was the Matt Entz Mountain Skills Avalanche training on Dec. 2 and 3. Thirteen members were able to attend Matt’s two day avalanche training course. We met Friday night in Del Norte for three hours of class room training. On Saturday we met on the top of Wolf Creek pass. After about an hour of refresher training and checking the web site for avalanche danger Alan Weiss for the day we rode out demonstrates use of an avalanche to several meadows pack. and practiced search and rescue techniques. If you’ve ever just turned on you beacon to Demonstration of shoveling techniques. search for your riding buddy who’s standing a few feet away to see if your beacon works you are sadly not trained to really find someone in an emergency. There are proper search and probe techniques as well as how to shovel. Yes even how to shovel is important. We also spent time measuring slopes angles, recognizing avalanche areas, and riding safely if you have to cross a suspect area. Many thanks to Matt and his assistants for the training. We all felt it was worthwhile but hope to never actually use the skills. Several other members will be attending the training in the future. We already ask that everyone we ride with has beacons so having everyone trained will ensure we ride safe. Matt Entz discussing search and probe techniques.


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District 6

Mark Roebke

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Winter is off to a great start in Eagle County! Our annual SledFest event was well attended and officially kicked off the snowmobile season for Powder Hounds club members. In addition to great food, reconnecting with friends and previewing the latest sleds and gear, a silent auction provided great deals while supporting club efforts. Colorado-based Boondocker and riding coach, Matt Entz made the trek to SledFest this year. Matt brought his super sweet Polaris AXYS RMK with Boondocker turbo and provided information on rider safety and mountain riding techniques. Thankfully, it was only a short wait between SledFest and the first measurable snowfall of the year. As of late December, most of the riding areas in Eagle County are blanketed in deep white and many of us have already notched several memorable powder days! Club-sponsored grooming operations in the Red & White area of the White River National Forest have begun and help provide safe access to all users of our world-class backyard. We look forward to the New Year and an exciting twist on the classic club ride. Stay tuned!

Snow Country Explorers of the Upper Rio Grande

Leslie Dustin

The upper Rio Grande valley had two big snow storms over the Christmas holiday giving the Creede area a lot of snow to groom. Bob, our groomer, has been busy getting the

trail system ready. Trails that will be groomed and marked in our area are Love Lake, Lime Creek, Bristol Head, Snow Mesa and possibly a new trail on Black Mountain. We are excited about grooming a new area to ride so stay tuned for further information on Black Mountain trail. The club held a meeting in October focusing on safety equipment and avalanche awareness. Don Dustin, vice president, discussed all the various safety equipment that snowmobilers should carry with them while riding. We also discussed avalanche beacon usage and watched a video on locating an avalanche victim using beacons. The club is planning

Arrowhead Snowmobile Club

Bob Hernandez

The Arrowhead Snowmobile Club has had a good start to the season. We had over six feet of snow in December and our trails are groomed and ready. We had our first ride on Saturday, December 31 followed by a fantastic New Year’s Eve celebrations at the Arrowhead Mountain Lodge. We have a Poker Run scheduled for February 11 with large cash prizes over $500. Please go to www.arrowheadsnowmobile. org for registration information. Our Club rides will be the Poker Run on February 11, March 11 and April 8. Meet at the Arrowhead Mountain Lodge at 10:30 a.m. and plan to join us for breakfast at the Lodge beforehand. We’ll have our monthly meetings after the rides at 4:30 p.m. We are also having Friday night Moonlight Rides (weather permitting) on March 10 and April 7 (snow permitting). Meet at the Arrowhead Mountain Lodge for dinner before our 8 p.m. departure. Watch for announcements for all activities on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ArrowheadSnowmobileClub or just search for Arrowhead Snowmobile Club on Facebook. Also check out our new webpage at www.arrowheadsnowmobile.org It’s been a great winter so far and we are looking forward to several great of fun. Come join us for any or all of our activities and enjoy the warmth, hospitality and convenience of the beautiful Arrowhead Mountain Lodge. Tell Jess and Patrick that we sent you!

an avalanche awareness class for the end of January so we can get some hands-on training. The club’s January meeting will be a dinner meeting at Kip’s Grill in Creede on the 12th. Our first club ride was scheduled for December 29 to Love Lake and Copper Ridge. The Snow Country Explorers try to have a club ride at least once a week, and everyone is welcome to attend any club ride or event. All events are posted on the CSA web site, www.snowmobilecolo.com, or for information, call Leslie at 719-6580184. Until next time, ride safe and have fun!

District 7

Lake City Continental Divide Snowmobile Club

Bernie Krystyniak

Greetings from Lake City! Visit our new Facebook page at “Lake City Winter Trails”. We will be sharing photos, stories, event information, and trail conditions. Give us a “Like” to stay connected. We have a good winter storm predicted this weekend. By the time this article prints, we expect to be groomed, marked, and tearing up the powder! Check our FB page above or SNOTEL site for Slumgullion Pass for snow conditions. We have one small trail closure to report due to logging activity in the area. About half of Trail 2 will be closed from the intersection with Trail 5 on Deer Lakes Road east to the intersection of Trail 2 and 3. The parking lot at Deer Lakes Road will be open. Volunteers have been busy this summer clearing trees from the trails and widening for improved groomer access. Don’t forget to carry a small saw in your pack along with your other emergency gear just in case you encounter a fallen tree. At our November Club meeting, progress is reported for the Second Annual Lake City Snowshoe Race. Mark Feb. 12 on your calendar and come out for some snowshoe fun in between riding the trails. 5k and 10k events are planned for serious competitors and those just out for some fun exercise. Make it a weekend in Lake City by also attending the Milski Ski Race and Lake City Ice Climbs events that weekend. Visit our Facebook page to stay informed on plans. We are also emphasizing the multi-use nature of our great 100+ mile trail system which is used by snowshoers, cross-country skiers, hikers, wildlife watchers, snow kiters, and other winter sports enthusiasts.


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1000 DOLORES WAY

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PO BOX 580, 904 S MAIN ST, 719-658-2374

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LINCOLN AVE, 970219-8869

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BOX 5270, 719-486-1830

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GRAND LAKE

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MOUNTAIN FOOD MARKET MOUNTAIN LAKE PROPERTIES PO BOX

1350, 970-627-3103

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223 N IOWA, 970-6418844

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147 QUARTZ RD DOVE GRAPHICS PO BOX 1309, 111 CAMINO DEL RIO, 970641-4751

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500 WEST HWY 50 # 105, 970 641-7377 MURPHY MECHANICAL 182 TOBIN LN, 970-2096058

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JIM SALMON 9047 W PHILLIPS DR TWO STEP LIMOUSINE 5220 S SHERMAN ST, 303781-5555

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SPECIALIZED TEST ENGINEERING, INC. 2253 HALF HITCH CT, 970461-2825

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DRIVEN, LLC 1714 4TH ST NE, 701-290-8381

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RPS RENTALS 112 E MAIN ST, 970-963-3747

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811 GUNNISON AVE, 970-944-2548

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SLUMGULLIION GIFT GALLERY PO BOX 575,

401 GUNNISON AVE, 970-944-2623

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958, 970-878-5041

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UTAH’S SANITATION SERVICE

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YOUR MOUNTAIN EVENT

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LAKEWOOD

EXTREME RENTALS 5741

W 6TH AVE, 303-2329342

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3110 S WADSWORTH BLVD STE 106, 303988-7771

LEADVILLE

4474 SWEETWATER RD CORBIN CONSTRUCTION 970-471-6240 CO. PO BOX 951, 977 ROCKY MOUNTAIN EMERALD LN, 719ADVENTURE RENTALS PO 486-2673 5259, 720-841-7450

1 E, 719-849-3168

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KRISTAL DR, 970-2493060

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62986 PEARL RD, 970240-3386

DAVIS SERVICE CENTER

2380 W MAIN ST, 970249-8161 FRUIT PARK STORAGE 727 FRUIT PARK RD, 970240-8968

J.S. CHIMNEY PEAK RANCH PO BOX 1161, 435592-5812

MONTROSE IMPLEMENTAND MOTORSPORTS 4690 N

TOWNSEND, 970-240-1720

TRI RIVER APPLIANCE, 333

VISITPINEDALE.ORG PO

MOSCA

PITKIN

N TOWNSEND, 970249-1236

FREEL IRRIGATION, 5275

HENRY ST, 719-580-0262

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0116 COMMANCHERO TRL, 970-876-2619

NEW CASTLE FAMILY HEALTH PC 820 CASTLE

VALLEY BLVD STE 210, 970-984-0651 REDNECK EXCAVATING PO BOX 992, 970-984-2237

NIWOT

MOOSE TRACKS MANOR

8781 COMANCHE RD, 303-335-0833

NORTHGLENN

ROCKY MOUNTAIN XTREME LLC 10789 IRMA DR, 303-654-0867

NORWOOD

Carrie Andrew PO BOX 1159, 970-327-4931

HI COUNTRY MOTORSPORTS

PO BOX 611, 970-3274271 MTN VIEW ENTERPRISES PO BOX 162, 970-327-4241

SAN JUAN SOUND AND VISION PO BOX 1159, 970-327-0431

WILLIAMS CONSTRUCTION PO BOX 704, 35550 40.00 RD, 970-3274218

BOX 709, 210 W PINE ST, 307-367-4136

SILVER PLUME GENERAL STORE 204 9TH ST, 970-641-3866

GOLDEN BLOCK BREWERY

PO BOX 657, 970-3875962 GRAND IMPERIAL HOTEL PO BOX 57, 970-387-5527

ICE PIRATES BACKCOUNTRY ADVENTURES PO BOX 233, 970-247-3706

SILVER PLUME RENTALS 204

LIFT SERVICES PO BOX

RANGELY

LOLAS PLACE LODGING PO

9TH ST, 254-721-7343

ROCKY MTN WELL SERVICE

PO BOX 311, 970-6753095

REDCLIFF

MANGO’S MOUNTAIN GRILL/ THE GREEN BRIDGE INN BOX 130, 970-8275228

RIFLE

COULTER LAKE GUEST RANCH, INC. 0080 CR 273, 970-625-1473

GARFIELD STEEL & MACHINE INC. 1815 AIRPORT RD,

363, 970-387-0700

BOX 588, 1147 BLAIR ST, 970-387-5705 MAISEL EXCAVATION PO BOX 286, 970-7599291

MIDDLETON MOTORSPORTS

PO BOX 721, 970-3878774

RED MOUNTAIN CABINS, MOTEL, RV PARK & JEEP RENTAL PO BOX 346, 970-387-5512

RUDY’S TELLER HOUSE RESTAURANT PO BOX 496, 970-387-9925

SAN JUAN BACKCOUNTRY

161 E 26TH ST, 970640-9644

PO BOX 427, 970-3875565 SAN JUAN SERVICES PO BOX 288, 970-387-3462

PO BOX 1700, 450 WEST AVE # 104, 970625-1689

SILVERTON MOUNTAIN BOX

970-625-3551

RCR PERFORMANCE, INC.

RIFLE INSURANCE AGENCY RIFLE PERFORMANCE MOTORSPORTS 1014

ACESS RD, 970-6252041

SILVERTON AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PO BOX 565, 970-387-5654

856, 970-387-5706

THE CITIZENS STATE BANK OF OURAY PO BOX 6, 970387-5502

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HEARNE EXCAVATING 1641

PO BOX 868, 970-6259051 THE PARTS HOUSE 1000 RAILROAD AVE, 970625-2000

BOX 250, 970-3875522 TRIANGLE MOTEL PO BOX 288, 864 GREENE ST, 970-387-5780

OLATHE

ALL SEASON ADVENTRURES, INC. 7345 HWY 50 W,

TRAILS WORK CONSULTING

OHIO CITY

CR 771, 970-641-5845

WDR CAD SERVICE LLC

54414 HICKORY RD, 970-323-6742

PAGOSA SPRINGS

SHEEPSHEAD CABIN 971946-2277

THIRD GENERATION OUTFITTERS/ SNOWCOUNTRY TOURS

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Yellowstone Winter Use Adaptive Management Plan Released

Future of Commercially Guided and Non-Commercially Guide Snowmobile Access May Be Affected - The Devil in the Details Jack Welch, Special Projects Consultant, BlueRibbon Coalition

On December 20, 2016 I received notice of the availability of the Final Yellowstone Winter Use Adaptive Management Plan (AMP). This AMP is the final step required by the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for Yellowstone Winter Use which was published August 22, 2013 and the final Rule for Winter Use developed to implement that SEIS Selected Alternative. To develop the AMP, the National Park Service (NPS) began a process to collaborate with individual stakeholders to develop this adaptive management and monitoring plan for Yellowstone winter use in November of 2013. It was from the work of these stakeholder working groups, including BlueRibbon members, that a draft AMP was released in May of 2015. After a 60 day comment period on the draft a Final AMP was developed and just released. There are three central objectives for the final AMP: 1. To evaluate the impacts of OSV use and help managers implement actions that keep impacts

within the range predicted under the Selected Alternative. 2. To gather additional data regarding the comparability of impacts from a group of snowmobiles versus a snowcoach. 3. To reduce impacts on park resources after implementation of the Selected Alternative, by gathering additional data regarding the overall social and ecological impacts of winter use and using those data to guide future management decisions. The working groups that provide input into the development of the final AMP include Wildlife, Soundscapes & Acoustic Resources, Air Quality, Human Dimensions, Operation and Technolgy and Non-Commercially Guided Snowmobile Access Program. For the AMP process Working Groups were formed around each impact topic listed above, which were comprised of stakeholders and interested members of the public. With a Park Service staff member as a working group leader. The purpose of these Working Groups was not to reach a consensus or to agree on a course of action, but for individual members of each Working Group to provide suggestions, knowledge, technical expertise, and general comments about monitoring objectives and potential mitigation measures. One statement from the final AMP in the noncommercially guided chapter 7 is that “if non-com-

CSA’s Valued Supporters! Boondockers: $50-$499 A & E Diemoz LLP Andrew Meverden Andrew Spain Around the House Ben Blanchard Ben Cross Bob Castoe Bob Fillman Brad Gutknecht Brett Rice Brian McCarty Brian Nuernberger Bruce Gauthier Bruce Shipman Carl Andersen Casey Colbert

Gambles of Brand County CJ Streit Ken West Clayton Howes Kent Miller Cliff Hall Kevin Reiber David Gnerich Landon Tate David Monke LD Fleming Edward Bendelow Lynn Felker Eric Williams Mark Hostetter H & L Excavating Mark Snyder Marshall Shackelford Janet Mangum Jeremie & Sally Oates Matthew Basham Jeremy Houle Michael Balkema Joe & Penny Turon Michael Dantas Joe Murbach Michael Edwards John Ridilla Michael Grattan Jordan Marrou Michael Kale Josn Rosenberg Mike McCreary

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mercially guided groups are found to be more impactful than commercial groups, possible mitigation measures include increased education for program participants, reduced number of non-commercially guided groups, or modification of the program by the Superintendent.” In other words the program could be cancelled. The same is true for the Commercially Guided snowmobile program. Monitoring of Wildlife, Soundscapes & Acoustic Resources and Air Quality along with the Human Dimensions will play an important role in the future of snowmobile access to Yellowstone. It is important to note the AMP as outlined in this plan, is intended to be flexible in that as new information is collected and evaluated, the NPS and the public will continually re-examine the goals of the program, monitoring strategies, and management actions. The NPS will keep the public updated on new information and any changes to monitoring strategies or winter use management through the YNP website, monitoring reports, and public meetings as needed. Please note it will take time for a complete review of all the details of the AMP and how the future of snowmobile access to Yellowstone will be effected. Please take time to review the AMP at Park Service website of parkplanning.nps.gov/wuamplan And for more information on the Yellowstone Winter Use issue visit our dedicated website of www. saveyellowstonepark.com.

Donations from our valued supporters 2/1/16-9/30-16 Names in regular type General Fund donations. Names in italic type Right to Ride donations. Names in bold donated to both Right to Ride and General Fund donations.

Highmarkers: $500-$1499 David Sarette Keith Tupper Pikes Peak High Riders Trailblazers

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Uncompahgre Valley Trail Riders

Rich Jakino

Here it is a brand new year and a lot to look forward to. Looking back to last year our Club had a very active year. We did maintenance on 85 miles of ATV Trails (being we are an ATV and Snowmobile Club) We removed downed trees, brush and took care of water damage. We sponsored 22 club summer rides, had a big club picnic with demo ATVs and side-by-sides. Worker with Montrose County on the Rim Rocker Trail and the BLM to name about 30 of their trails in our area. (These trails had only numbers until now). Now we are getting in to the snowmobile mode. We sold all of the 600 raffle tickets given to us for the for the CSA Snowmobile Raffle. We got a new groomer (to us) to groom the Uncompahgre Plateau thanks to State Parks. There was a lot of GOOD snow at the end of December. Which gave us a opportunity to use both of our groomers. We groom 95 miles of snowmobile trails on the Uncompahgre Plateau, Owl Creek Pass and the CHristmas party Little Cimarron. All of our trails are in good condition and have a lot of SNOW. We had an excellent Christmas party this year. The club furnished the ham and turkey which was cooked to perfection by Susie McGee and the members took care of the side dishes and desserts. Also all the members brought some nonperishable food to donate to Shearing Ministry Food Bank. We donated all most a 100 pounds of food to them. At the end of the party we had a white elephant gift exchange that proved to be First time out with the new groomer. a lot of FUN.

Sherry Robley Cotton

North Fork Snowmobile Club

It has been an unusual winter so far. It has been cold here in the valley but not extremely so, and more rain than snow. I can live with that as long as we are getting good snow storms up higher. From all reports it is doing just that. Both Black Mesa and Leroux Creek are reporting 48” of snow with 4’ at the Baldy Mountain marker on Black Mesa. It has also been reported that we have “deep snow” up Stevens Gulch and on Grand Mesa. Our last club meeting was held on December 19. Possible club rides being considered for this season are Black Mesa, Leroux Creek and the Cunningham/Electric Mountain Loop which is a newly established trail as of last year. Also, trips to the Vega Reservoir for lunch, Stevens Gulch to the Glenwood Springs ski area, the west end of Grand Mesa, Ohio Creek Pass and High Mesa located in the Ridgway/Montrose area and led by members of the Montrose club. There is some interest in doing a Gunnison –Taylor Park ride but this would require some extra planning as it is a long drive to get there. Possibly an overnight excursion?? The last two years we have generally scheduled most of the rides on a Saturday or Wednesday with two rides a month. If anyone has areas they would like to have club rides and/or would like to volunteer to lead a ride can contact Wes Spore at 970-872-2167. Once dates, times and ride information has been established Wes will email/mail the members. The North Fork Snowmobile Clubs’ annual poker run will be held on Black Mesa again this year on SUNDAY, February 12th. Participants can purchase their poker hands at the Crystal Creek Trail Head between 9am and 12 pm. Hands are $10/ea and multiple hands may be purchased. Hands will be

drawn at the Black Mesa Lodge and all hands should be drawn no later than 1 pm. Participants do not need to be present to win. The club will do a 50% payout as follows: HH-30%, LH-25%, 2nd HH-20%, 3rd HH-15%, 4th HH-10%. Plan on a full day of fun, so bring water, lunch and snacks or plan on purchasing lunch at the lodge. As we get closer to the event, you can check the CSA club calendar of events for any changes/updates to this information. If you need additional information or would like to volunteer to help with this event you can contact the event coordinator, Joe Webb at joewebb2571@hotmail. com or 970-250-2571. “COME PLAY

WITH US! AND BRING A FRIEND!! The club Christmas party was held at the Hotchkiss Elks Lodge on the evening of December 10th. We had a nice turnout with approximately forty people in attendance. We had tri-tips, ham and turkey and lots of wonderful side dishes to choose from. Thanks to everyone who participated. The dirty Santa gift exchange was great with Yeti can holders being a popular item. I don’t have an official dollar amount on the auction but heard that it was substantial. Thanks to everyone that donated items as well as those that participated. For those that couldn’t make it, you were missed.

If you haven’t renewed your membership for this season, you need to get your payment to Wes as soon as possible or go onto the CSA website and pay online. Your membership is important to our clubs’ future and to the Colorado Snowmobile Association and their vital work on our behalf in keeping our right to ride intact. It is never too late to encourage friends to join us. Hope everyone had a great and very Merry Christmas and your New Year is a blessed one. Please keep our military and their families in your thoughts and prayers. Hope everyone has some wonderful snowmobiling adventures this season. Happy Trails to you all.


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West End Sledders

From: The Fun Group on the West End Well, we finally have gotten some snow to speak about in our end of the State, Our SNOTEL on The Lone Cone says a whopping 36” now and we are excited to have it. The Groomer is on the mountain and trails are being opened for all to enjoy. The Groomer was moved to the West End area on the Plateau on Sunday December 18, so that operations there can start as well. Our grooming chair says that we have been allotted $29,048 for grooming operations this season yahoo!! Let it snow. A special thanks to our groomers on the Lone Cone, Tom Oliver and Kerry Alexander, they are training two new people this year as well. Special thanks also to our groomers on the Plateau, Kent Tomlinson, Tom Loczy, and Bill McClellan, all of these folks are volunteer and do an awesome job for our club and all of the others that use our trails. We would also like to give special thanks to Mountain View Enterprises of Norwood and NNTC Wireless of Nucla, for donating time and equipment to haul the groomers to the mountain. The West End Sledders held a monthly meeting on December 17, along with a wonderful dinner and gift exchange, some discussion on our trails and who uses them, we would like to see the fat tire bike riders, the ATV folks, the jeep lovers and everyone else who enjoys these forest service roads year around, join their local snowmobile clubs to support all of these activities, and to help keep these accesses to remain open for years to come. In closing our annual poker run is scheduled for February 25, so come and join us on this wonderful and fun day. Remember Ride SAFE, help others in need and always go home SAFE!

It is finally here and really looking good up there in the high country I went out the week before Christmas and there was more than three feet of snow then, I have been out of town since before it started snowing again I can’t wait to get back on the snow again. We Silverton Club got the new Groomer started and Jim Lokey has been out grooming Molas pass and by next week the town of Silverton should have most if not all of the town trails groomed. We will be planting poles soon now that there is enough snow and the trails are groomed. I hope you have got your Reservations made, and turned in your Registration form for The Convention, it is being held in Silverton, February 9, through the 12th. There will be guides for each of the rides this year. The first ride will be Friday if you can make it We are meeting at Kendall Mountain Recreation Center at 10 a.m. (Breakfast is at 8 a.m.) we will ride till about 3:30 p.m. giving you enough time to enjoy the meet and greet and get ready for Saturday’s Fun. If you can we are having a snowmobile parade and Bonfire on the 28th of January, that is when the town gets together and dispose of the used trees from Christmas along with a dozen pallets or so. Silverton is holding their annual Dog sled races on the 14th and 15th of January. The Durango San Juan Sledders is holding a midweek ride pretty much every week through winter if you are interested call me and I will get you hooked up with the right people.

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William Hall

Silverton Snowmobile Club

Dean Des Palmes

Yee Haw, The Colorado Snowmobile Convention is coming to Silverton this year. We are already meeting and planning to make sure that everyone has a GREAT time. Fun rides, great food, cool door prizes. Did we mention the amazing snow we have? By the time y’all get here, Katy bar the door, a good time will be had by ALL. The beauty of living in a small mountain town – EVERYONE wants you to have fun at this great event. Let’s thank some folks in advance, Brown Bear Café, Grand Imperial Hotel and Restaurant, Golden Block Brewery, Ice Pirates, Silverton Avalanche School, The Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, Mattie and Maud’s, Silverton Grocers, Kendall Mountain Café, countless others... Hope to see EVERYONE February 9-12 in BEAUTIFUL Silverton...

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