Early Winter 2017 | 1 Table of Contents Early Winter 2017 Features 4 Then & Now Photos of VAST members“back in the day”and today 11 Destination Rides New feature highlighting great places to stop on the trail 12 VAST Potential Bobby Tower 14 On Trail & In Touch Keeping connected on the trail (Part 1 of 3) 17 Snow Sage Kathy Duprey was VAST’s corresponding secretary for 27 years 18 In Memory Remembering Reggie Orr and Milton Frank Lamberton 20 When Too Much Is Just Enough Emergency preparedness (reprinted by popular demand) 22 Why I Volunteer & Snowmobile Shelley D’Amato and Anthony Metz 26 VAST in the‘80s A look back at VAST history from the 1980s Also In This Issue 2 Executive Director’s Message 3 VAST News 5 President’s Message 6 Vice President’s Message 11 Destination Rides 13 Snow Angels 16 LVRT Update 24 Trails Report 32 Club News 47 Club Events 48-50 Real Estate, Lodging & Marketplace 17 14 Snowmobile VERMONT VERMONT ASSOCIATION OF SNOW TRAVELERS ON THE COVER: Newark E-Z Riders Snowmobile Club members Derek Piette, Chris Dion and Krista Scheele enjoy the fresh powder on Corridor 114N near the Bald Pond Boating Access. (Nancy Piette photo) 20