Category: Trail Reports

Trail work this Saturday October 9, 2021

The starting point for Saturday is at RD 16. This is on the Clement Shelter Road just before the shelter, the intersection of 407 and 4&7. We will going out 4&7 towards Mendon. Our main objective is to make sure there are no trees down and to cut things hanging in the trail. It is …

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September Meeting

Our first meeting of the season is next Tuesday, September 14, 2021. It will be at the Southside Steakhouse on Main Street in Rutland starting at 7:00 pm. We will be discussing a lot of things this month. Hope to see you there! Roy

Sad news with the loss of one of our snowmobile friends.

I was told today that a good friend and fellow groomer operator and trail worker Barry Bradley passed away last week. Barry helped our club with debrushing and bridge building and winter storm damage clean up. He came to some of our club meetings over the years. Poultney was his main club where he was …

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Trail Report March 28, 2021

Well with no snow in the forecast I have to say the trails are closed. I have locked the gates that I can get to and Lisa from the state locked the two gates out on the trail coming out of the Notch parking lot. This is the second year in a row that we …

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Notch Road Parking Lot

I just closed the gate at the parking lot. The snow is slim, more ice than snow and the Falls Road is getting bare so to keep vehicles out I locked the gate. With the warmer temps the riding is going to end sooner than later. Dad closed the Tin Shanty gate but that should …

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Trail Report March 13, 2021

I was going to go grooming tonight but after walking on some of our trails and talking with several riders on the trail and with Dad I decided not to. Every rider said the trails were very smooth other than the ski marks and that is what I saw walking. There are some spots that …

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Car on the Black Swamp Road last night.

I was at the shop doing the Sno-Birds zoom meeting when Dad called and told me that there was a car at the upper end of the Black Swamp Road. Bryan Warner and his girlfriend were out riding and came upon him in his car. Bryan went to Dad’s  where he was parked and asked …

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Trail Report March 9, 2021

Dad was out grooming some of our trails this morning. He went on 4&7 as far as RD 650. On 407 he went as far as the Falls Road. He did all the upper trails. Coming back on 407 he had an issue with the steep hill not too far from the good road section, …

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Trail Report March7, 2021

I was out grooming all night again last night. On 407 I turned around just before the gate on the Mendon end, the snow was getting thinner and Dad said that the hill going to the parking lot was getting icy. The tread area was flat so there was no need to chance it. All …

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Alert : Equipment on 407

Fabians is putting a driveway in at the top of the hill just in from the falls and they are moving in a tiny home tomorrow. They are closing the Wheelerville Road tomorrow to get the home in. If you can you might want to avoid that area or at least expect delays.