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Landowner’s dinner Thank You

Landowner’s dinner Thank You

Thank you to all who were able to attend and support our dinner last week. We had a great time, won lots of great prizes and had an opportunity to thank the landowner’s for allowing us usage of their property for riding.

We’d like to take an opportunity to thank these local businesses for their generosity in offering a door/raffle prize for our event (in no special order):

Baker Distributing, Swiss Farm, Colton Enterprises, CV Oil, Rumanto’s, Choice’s, Moguls, The Original General Store (Pittsfield), Clear River Tavern, Pristine Mt. Springs, Goodrow Lumber, Central VT Cycle, Conant Sports, Toziers, Pete’s Pro Shop, Spencer’s Auto, Black Dog Sports, Long Trail Brewery, VT Snowmobile Tours, Mt. Outfitters, Deb’s, Sushi Yoshi, Griff’s Greenhouse, and The Garlic

VAST spring seminar 5/18/19

VAST spring seminar 5/18/19

Please let us know of your interest in attending ~ we are forming a group.

2019 Spring Construction Seminar Saturday, May 18 Barre Auditorium,16 Auditorium Hill, Barre, VT 05641 8–8:30 am: REGISTRATION Coffee & Donuts 8:30–8:45 am: INTRO 8:45–9:15 am MEMBERSHIP/BUDGET DISCUSSION/QUESTIONS AGENDA 9:15–9:30 am: BREAK 9:30–11:45 am: TRAILS DISCUSSION • Trail Signing • Grant-In-Aid Paperwork – Debrushing, Construction, Equipment • Understanding Grooming Contracts Groomer Fleet Consolidation 11:45–12 pm: QUESTIONS/SUMMARY 12 pm: CHICKEN BBQ 1–3 pm: SPECIAL MAY TRAILS COMMITTEE MEETING Mandatory attendance for Grant-In-Aid Funding! No Make-ups available! One member minimum from your club MUST attend if you will be applying for Grant-In-Aid.

Landowner’s Dinner

Landowner’s Dinner

Thank you to all of you who’ve been able to volunteer some time to keep our trails as good as they are – in all seasons.
We are currently planning our annual Landowner’s Dinner.  Without our landowner’s, we certainly wouldn’t have the miles of wonderful VT riding that we do.  Please take a minute to look at this link and think about how lucky we are to have what we do.  We’ll have a raffle as well as a great dinner.
https://www.facebook.com/vtagencyofag/videos/306350140014364/UzpfSTEyMzY5MTY3NDM1MjY5NjoyMDgwMjEzOTc1MzY3MTEz/

This year our Annual Landowners’ Dinner will be held at:
The Clear River Inn & Tavern on Route 100 in Pittsfield,
On SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 2019.
Happy hour will start at 5:30.
A buffet dinner will be served at 6 PM.
The dinner will cost $15.00/adults and $6.00/child age 12 and under. There
will be prizes raffled off throughout the evening.
If you plan on attending please RSVP before SATURDAY, APRIL 20, 2019.
You can call Dot Williamson at (802) 746-8189 or e-mail dotw7@aol.com to
reserve your place for this dinner.
Please come and enjoy a festive evening together. We look forward to
seeing you there!
Sincerely,
Tweed Valley Travelers Snowmobile Club


Valley Trails closed

Valley Trails closed

Warm weather and rain have taken a toll on the valley trails and other sections as well. We are officially closing those trails in the valley. The only good riding at this point would be in the upper elevation in the National forest section of trails (Michigan area) but even getting there by trailer is tough given the road conditions right now.

It’s been a great season! Still more to do though as all the stakes that are up will need to come down. If you can help, please reach out and we’ll find something for you to do!

And don’t forget the landowner dinner! Plus there’s still time to put in nominations for awards with VAST. April 1st is the deadline.

Great weekend!

Another great weekend of riding! Might have been one of the best – locally at least. So much snow up in the higher terrain.

Keep an eye on our site and Vast map as things will likely change fast. We expect we’ll need to close the valley trails soon. Lots of bare spots already and with temps warming up later this week, any snow that is left isn’t likely to last long. Riding should remain decent up high though as there is a ton of snow!

Loving this forecast

Loving this forecast

…WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING… * WHAT…HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. WINDS COULD GUST AS HIGH AS 35 MPH. * WHERE…THE WESTERN SLOPES OF THE GREEN MOUNTAINS, AS WELL AS PORTIONS OF NORTHEASTERN VERMONT. * WHEN…FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS…TRAVEL COULD BE VERY DIFFICULT TO HAZARDOUS AND MAY IMPACT THE MORNING AND EVENING COMMUTES ON FRIDAY. STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS FRIDAY NIGHT COULD LEAD TO SCATTERED TREE DAMAGE AND ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES. 

Landowner’s dinner date

Landowner’s dinner date

Please mark your calendars for this year’s landowner’s dinner. It is scheduled for Sat., 4/27 at the Clear River Tavern. More details to follow. What a fantastic season we’ve had – hopefully it’ll last a few more weeks. We have much to be thankful to our landowners for, so we hope you’ll join us.

Saturday Update 3/16

Got out to ride some of our trails and Chittenden today. The bad news is that our best riding has come and now gone. The good news is that there is still good riding. I stuck to the Michigan area today (National forest trails on our side of Carmel and Bloodroot) and the trails have a solid base still. There’s more ice and there are some bare spots but overall the conditions we’re quite good. Soft down lower but hard up higher. Once things are groomed, they should be good. Chittenden was more of the same with a few more bare spots and really hard packed. Enjoy it while you can!