Location: Rachel’s @ Val Halla

Members in attendance: 14

  • Treasury report, $10,093
  • New check received $1,390 town of Cumberland for sled registrations, Thank you! and $100 donation from New England Mountain Bike Assoc. Thank you!
  • Royal River Conservation Trust, thank you letter
  • Some Memberships rcvd.
  • Hancock lumber bills
    • $1407 paid
    • $478 paid
  • $199 outstanding
  • New groomer sled registration in process.
  • Some tools may be missing from trail work and some found...
  • Membership:
    • 25 family
    • 7 business
  • Discussed honorary memberships or not? Mutual Business relationships?
  • Bridge trail work discussed
    • Karl, Shaun... Drag onto shore wrap chain, pick up and drag up stream back into place
    • Anchor in-place with chains and 600lb blocks-anchors allows it to float up & down
    • Different ideas about posts, float, cable
    • 6x6 posts and cabling?
    • More lumber may be needed for ramps
    • 5’ ramps 3’ high?
    • Bill will get ramp material
    • Tyler will pickup anchor/blocks.... changed direction!
    • Bridge Work Wknd after next 15th
    • Allow to rise & fall but not float away!
    • Drive posts down deep (4’-8’) and tie cabling. 6”x6” posts
    • February 15th is scheduled work day for big bridge reset
  • Bridges should be named for trail reference/identification?
  • Gear orders to KevinG tonight
  • Thank you gift to Karl, club gear!
  • Great efforts by all on reopening the powerline with bridges!
  • “Beaver bridge“ work was significant, all workers ended up in brook!
  • 69” wide finish drag that Bruce will be pulling behind his ATV.
  • Blue groomer at Tyler’s needs to be picked
  • Poles available $300, vote approved
  • Woody's bill - $406 for studs,
  • We approved $500 for studs on blue sled.
  • Storm coming, hopefully trails reopening!
  • Sledders are not approved to take gas pipeline to Rt. 100!