Run to the Shelter Fun Run

January 17th, 2017

A fun run to the shelter is scheduled for February 25th.

Registration will be at 8:30 am at the Keeler trailhead. The  cost is $5.00 per hand if participating.

You must be a member of a club to participate. membership forms will be available at registration. Also locals, make sure you have a trail pass, or if your from out of state, an out of state permit.

Chili feed at the shelter. for all who attend.

watch for flyers  & more information soon.

 

 

AVALANCHE TRAINING

January 17th, 2017

WHERE:                                      WHEN:

Troy Elementary Gym                                   January 12th at 5:30 P.M.

Noxon High Library                                       January 17th at 6 P.M.

Lincoln County High Auditorium                   January 24th at 5:30 P.M.

Libby Middle High School Library                 February 15th at 6 P.M

These presentations will be brought to you by the Kootenai National Forest and the Flathead Avalanche Center.  They are free and open to all ages.

For questions contact Ben Bernall at the Three Rivers Ranger District (406)295-4693

Terry Crooks has informed me that their annual avalanche class will be at the DTSAR Barn in Libby.  Class begins at 7PM on Friday the 27th of January (2-3 hours of lecture/slides) and the field day they will meet at 7AM January 28th at the SAR Barn and travel to Turner Mt. for the field day.  It is free as always.   For questions you can contact Terry Crooks at 293-1618.  He’s a great guy and will be happy to answer any questions you have.

 

Additionally the flyer for entry level avalanche awareness course, “know before you go”, lists times , dates & locations.   Note: this not a substitute for the David Thompson Search & rescue class, but rather a very entry level class.

 

Grooming Schedule 2016-17

January 17th, 2017

KEELER:  groomed from pony on the 5th. Groomed on the 16th & the 29th of December, Also groomed on the 11th of January.  About 5  feet of snow is currently at the shelter.

SPREAD CREEK:

North Creek/Beetle Creek, too much brush still, cannot groom. This route is okay to travel between Pete Creek & Spread Creek.

PETE CREEK:

 

 

 

Next Scheduled Meeting

January 17th, 2017

agenda-February 1st-2017

Our next meeting is February 1st, at the County shop office 7 PM.

Check the home page for the agenda & more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRAIL PASS

October 24th, 2016

A trail pass is required for groomed trails. The cost is $18 for 3 years. THERE IS NO GRACE PERIOD.  You will receive a ticket for non- compliance… Available in Troy at the Booze & Bait, the Yaak Mercantile, or on line at the Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks site https://app.mt.gov/als/index/index.html

Run to the Border Club Ride

February 29th, 2016
Fun Run Staging

Fun Run Stagging

Border Picture

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Border stop

Border stop

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Marker

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Border

Hidden Creek stop

Hidden Creek stop

Fun run to the border is scheduled for Saturday February 27th,  meet at 9:00 AM at the bowling alley. Option for Half & Half, Head to Spread Creek Trailhead.  Stops along the way, all are welcome, hope to see you there..  Bring your own smokies/brats & refreshments, we’ll provide the BBQ/fire + see the flyers for this event.

 

Results: there were 19 participants 9 from Troy & 10 From Libby, Bob & Lorrene Hinson won the 50/50. 

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Avalanche Training

January 23rd, 2016
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Avalanche awareness class January 22nd. at the David Thompson Search & rescue Barn in Libby at 7pm. (classroom session). The field session is Saturday January 23rd. at the Keeler shelter 10 am.

Make sure you take advantage of this avalanche training opportunity.

The Troy Snowmobile Club will be providing chili and or chili dogs after the field session on Saturday.

Excellent turnout !!!  50 people attended the field session. participants were from Troy, Libby, Eureka, Sanders county, Spokane.

Avalanche Advisory

January 16th, 2016

Take the time to read the avalanche advisory for the Kootenai NF. To access the site go to the home page and click on the Kootenai Avalanche Advisory.

Keeler: Off Season vs. Snow Season

April 15th, 2011

Comparison of the Warming Hut off season and during the snow season.