Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62 Page 63 Page 64 Page 65 Page 66 Page 67 Page 6810 | Snowmobile VERMONT 501 Wahconah Street • Pittsfield MA (413) 443-0638 • Monday-Friday 9am-6pm • Saturday 9am-4pm RONNIE’S R The Way Out. ~ SPRING ORDER ~ Lowest Pricing Around on 2018 sleds Be the First To Snowcheck Your 2018 Polaris! There are many great factory options to customize your snowmobile to your exact specifications! Snowcheck your new Polaris today and have a truly unique ride! Merritt Budd is a familiar face when it comes to snowmobiling in Vermont. He has worked with the Bird’s Eye Snow Travelers for over 30 years, serving as club treasurer, and attending nearly every work project, including signing, bridge building, maintenance and brush hogging. Merritt’s quiet diplomacy has served his club, county and VAST admirably. As the Rutland county director, he managed many relationships, resolved difficult issues and piloted Rutland County through hosting the 2016 VAST Annual Meeting. Merritt appeared on several TV interviews about snowmobiling and did an outstanding job. He more than earned the prestigious Director of the Year Award in 2016. Stan Choiniere has been snowmobiling since his youth, joining the Mount Abe Snow Sports in 1973. He has been volunteering ever since. He is currently president of the Chester Snowmobile Club, after having previously served as vice president and secretary. He is a director of the VAST Land Trust. Stan is a certified safety instructor, and has taught over 1,500 new snowmobilers since 2002. He organizes and runs club events including an annual poker run and fundraising raffles. He took DO YOU KNOW A TRAILBLAZER? Applications are accepted all year and may be filled out online or downloaded in PDF format at By Dave Ladd 25+ 25+ Trailblazers’ Corner Trailblazers’ Corner Years of Volunteering charge of the silent auction at the 2015 VAST Annual Meeting. When not participating in administrative functions, Stan is out on the trails debrushing, building and repairing bridges and general trail construction. He has generously donated materials, not only to his club, but to others. After Hurricane Irene, Stan arranged a donation of 10,000 screws to VAST for rebuilding. He is the recipient of the 2015 Snowmobiler of the Year Award. Merritt Budd Stan Choiniere