Grooming Schedule 2016-17

March 17th, 2017

KEELER:  groomed 8 times  from pony on the 5th of December . Groomed on the 16th & the 29th of December, Also groomed on the 11th & 25th of January.  We groomed on February 8th, & February 24th. & March 17th Note: this rain will probably open up some trouble spots on the way up Keeler, use caution…  Check the KNF avalanche forecast, it’s extremely high on slopes over 30 degrees. use caution & common sense!!!! see picture on this post

SPREAD CREEK: groomed March 1st, & March 11th.

Whitetail is our new connecting route, groomed March 2nd. 

The North/Beetle Creek route will no longer be groomed, but is still an open route connecting Spread & Pete Creek.

PETE CREEK: groomed March 2nd.

Before going into to the backcountry to ride and play check the conditions at http://www.flatheadavalanche.org/

The snowpack of the Purcell Mountain (Buckhorn/NW Peaks) is harboring some very sensitive and dangerous layers.  Please use caution and read the advisory before going out this weekend.

 

2017 Club Ride

March 13th, 2017

The first club ride of 2017,  Saturday  March  11th.

7 people participated, our ride to Buckhorn was broken overcast & no rain. a good time for all who participated.

 

Next Scheduled Meeting

March 12th, 2017

Our next meeting is April 5th, at the County shop office 7 PM.

Check the home page for the agenda & more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Run to the Shelter Fun Run

March 3rd, 2017

Pictures from the fun run.

 

 

AVALANCHE TRAINING

March 2nd, 2017

 

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

 

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, The Snowmobile dealers in Libby, or on line at the Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks site https://app.mt.gov/als/index/index.html

Run to the Border Club Ride

March 13th, 2016
Fun Run Staging

Fun Run Stagging

Border Picture

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Border stop

Border stop

Border Picture

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Border

Hidden Creek stop

Hidden Creek stop

Fun run to the border was Saturday February 27th, 

 

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.

Keeler: Off Season vs. Snow Season

April 15th, 2011

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