b'Club Newseveryoneespecially the landowners.cold temps have given us what we Without their generosity we wouldntall need to keep the trails open and in have these trails to ride. reasonably good shape.Brian Harty, PresidentThis year, we have been plagued with dvsj.comequipment issues. Our Skandic has had Like us on Facebook a rather poor time of it this year. We are hopeful that one of our members who is very good with these machines will have it up and running soon. As in the past, we gave snowmobile rides at Brattleboros Winter Carnival. It was a big hit with both adults and kids alike. Derry Sled Dogs Wed like to thank Brattleboros Parks Board member Phil Manzi, Vice PresidentWe had our second annual club ride inand Recreation director for once again and Trailmaster Mario Pizzuto andon March 2 at Mick and Wendy Araceshaving us on board.President Brian Harty install the Deerfieldcamp in Weston. Its a perfect spotWe had an opportunity to take our Valley Stump Jumpers new junction signs.right on the trail. A great big thank youlocal representative to the state goes out to both of them for the timelegislature for a ride around our trails and effort setting up, cleaning up afterand show her the VAST difference! WINDHAM the event, and the use of the campsShe was pretty impressed and is now, COUNTY location. We had a great turnout. Themore than ever, well aware of how weather was good and the trails wereimportant it is to keep snowmobiling groomed to perfection. It was nice toalive and well here and elsewhere in meet other riders for the first time asthe state. She represents Guilford and well as seeing old friends again. TheVernon in the legislature, and both fire was warm and we had plentytowns have active clubs.of hot dogs and hamburgers to goSo lets hope we can keep the riding Deerfield Valley Stump Jumpers around.going. Now we will begin planning We had a 50/50 raffle that Steve Fisherour landowner appreciation event. Safe Another crazy season of weather inwon We also are selling raffle ticketssledding to all.southern Vermont. One week werefor a Mossburg Turkey shotgun or cashDon Rosinski, President getting snow and the next its rain. Allequivalent. Steve donated most of hisvernontrailbreakers.org in all, its been a pretty good seasonwinnings back to the club for ticketsLike us on Facebookand our trails have held up really well. in the raffle. Good luck, Steve. There We had a tremendous turnout forare still tickets remaining if youre our World Famous Pig Roast. Specialinterested. You can get them from Mike thanks to the Roadhouse for hosting,and Tammys Main Street Deli or from the local companies that donatedmany of the club members, such as prizes and to the membership whoMike Doane, Drew Frasier, Mick Arace donated their time and money. Thankor Jon Foster.Wardsboro Pathfindersyou everyone. It was our best pig roastWe are still grooming our trails, andThe snow gods looked favorably upon ever.so far they are holding up well. WithWardsboro Pathfinders Snowmobile If youve ridden our trails late in thethe weather forecast calling for closeClub this year for its Rescue Ride-In season, youve probably noticed ourto 60 degrees by the end of the week,barbecue fundraiser. The 710 trail new intersection signs. They look greatthey may go downhill fast. Get out andwas in the best shape all season and and should help both current and newenjoy the riding while you can! it was a great day for riding. The Feb. riders navigate our trails easier. Valerie Doane, Secretary23 event brought many riders from Well be back at it this spring, workingLike us on Facebook around the area. on the reroute down to Hogback. WeOver one hundred riders come out understand how important the loop isfor the Ride-In. We want to thank local for access to the local businesses there.businesses who donated great raffle Well keep the membership updatedprizes, club and Fire Department through the summer and share photosmembers who made fantastic food as of the progress on Facebook and ourVernon Trail Breakerswell as the Town of Stratton and the website. Wardsboro Fire Department for their We updated our website. Go check itWell, we are having a pretty decentsupport, said Club President Rich out if you have a chance. Thank you,season now. Better late than never!Rochette. Like last year, late season snow and 42 | Snowmobile VERMONT'