b'Club NewsIts been quite the season for theeight to 10 hours keeping the trails Buckaroos of 302. After a slow startsmooth for all of us to enjoy, it comes in December, we received plenty ofat the expense of their ride time. By snow in January and February tothe time you read this, plans will make us optimistic that the trails willbe under way to clear the trails of hold out until the 15th of April. Jessesigns and, unfortunately, garbage. Lambert of Lambert Farm has doneHope your season was a great one. a phenomenal job in his first yearRemember, April 15 may be the close grooming the Buckaroos trail system.of the 2018/19 snowmobile season, We very much appreciate his hardbut April 16 starts the 2019/20 season work and long hours and we lookwith planning and preparation for forward to many more years! We areconstruction, debrushing and repairs. happy to report that membership forHappy trailsand remember to ride the 2018/19 season is at 650 members.right and ride safe!A huge thank you to everyone whoMike OHara, Vice President purchased a TMA from us this year!snowmobilecaledoniavt.com We very much appreciate that youLike us on Facebookchoose to buy your TMAs from us,Annette Foster of the Coles Pond Sledders and we hope to keep our club amongdisplays her VAST Award of Excellence. the states best! We are beginning to discuss trailtrails cleared all season. Thank you for projects for next year. As it currentlya great year. Safe travels!stands, we will most likely beCarolyn Girardin, Alternate Director redecking one bridge along with thecolespondsledders.comnever-ending task of trimming backColes Pond SleddersLike us on Facebooktrails! Keep checking our FacebookThis winter has been an exciting page and club website during theseason for Coles Pond Sledders. We spring and summer for updates.give our thanks and appreciation Thank you all for a great season! Weto Annette Foster. Annette recently will see you all next year! As always,retired her position on the CPS board be safe, respect the landownersof directors as treasurer, and VAST property and please dont litter ourrecognized her with a plaque for 25 beautiful trails. years of service. Annette also is ourLyndon Sno-CruisersTaylor Lamberton, President sour dough pancake maker. She and Kevin McDonnell, Vice President her husband make the secret recipeOur winter has been a wonderful buckaroosof302.comfor our Pancake Breakfast.snowmobile season with many Like us on Facebook This years CPS Pancake Breakfastsnowmobilers enjoying the great trail was a huge success. Thanks to allconditions. Our dedicated groomer of the volunteers and businessesoperators, President Ken Thorpe; who donated door prizes, Buffalogroomer coordinator, Dave Kaufman; Mountain Sports for setting up theand daytime groomer, Francis test rides, and all of the 300 plusPillsbury, have put in many hours patrons who stopped in to enjoy akeeping our trails super and focusing delicious breakfast. on weekend trail riding conditions. The season has made for great ridingSeveral groups of club members had Caledonia County conditions, and The Cook Shack hastime to enjoy the trails they worked to Snowmobile Trail Club been busy every weekend. Our clubget ready back in the fall.What an epic season! It had somemembers and the guest clubs haveAs I rode trails during the last month, short periods of down days, but forbeen doing a great job serving ourI encountered more snowmobilers the most part, we have had the bestcustomers. staying on the right side of the season in a long time. Our equipmentAs the season gets closer to the end,trail. As always, there are those few was pushed to the limit and we hadwe would like to thank all of youspeedsters who cannot handle their to change drags mid-season but thewho have stopped in for breakfastsled and stay on the right, but I want trails were the best ever. Many thanksor lunch on your day of traveling onto show recognition for the majority to our dedicated grooming crew forour trails. We also could not do thisof riders who show respect for other the long hours and their commitmentwithout the volunteers who devoteriders out on the trails. With the to perfection. They love to ride astheir time to the club from The Cookimproved design of snowmobiles much as anyone so when they spendShack to fixing bridges and keepingby the manufacturers, better control while riding seems to be happening.30 | Snowmobile VERMONT'