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Updated - Friday Sep. 19th

President's Message

As the new Club President, I would like to thank all the Volunteers, Club Members, Land Owners  and of course our Groomer Operators / Mechanics for making this past season such a huge success. I also would like to thank all the Businesses that got involved to help keep us a viable club.

- Avery Construction

- Rivercity Motor Sports

- GT Waste Systems

- Maintrail MotorSports

- Premier Yamaha

- Goulais River General Store

- The City Of Sault Ste. Marie Public Works Dept

- Boots & Saddles Restaurant

- Gino's Restaurant

- Water Tower Inn

- Catalina Motel

We have had a fantastic and safe year, even though we had some major hurdles for Groomer operations, but we managed to keep the trails in great shape. The work does not stop, now we just move on to getting ready for the next season. I would like to see our Membership grow for this upcoming Season and would like to see more of our volunteers keeping active over the off-Season. Our Mission Is To promote our Club and Increase our Membership. Thanks Again.

John Breckenridge

Clubhouse Clean-up a Success

We were 17 strong on Saturday April 26th and wow, we accomplished a minor miracle! Fifteen years of accumulated junk and dirt, all gone and who knew, there is actually a desk in the garage!! Sincere thanks to: John and Mary Breckenridge, Jack Breckenridge, Darrell and Josh Maahs, Garnet and Shawn Greenwood, Tim Donnelly, Carole and Ed Charlebois, Bill and Maria Dalton, Dan See, Sean Rafter, Rodney Olar Mike Brassard. Thank you to those that brought trailers, equipment, tools supplies and food as well. A Job well done everyone!

Karen

Year-End Party - A Great Time!

We had a great time on Saturday April 12th, all 40 of us! The food was great, the service top notch and the entertainment provided by the Long Family exceptional. Garnet handed over the reigns to our new President - John Breckenridge and then handed him the man of the year award as well! Congratulations John and thank you for all of your grooming efforts this past winter Our woman of the year award went to one of our newest members, newest volunteers and man, did she put the hours in: congratulations Carole Charlebois and thank you! Our award for outstanding work on the trails went to two new members and tireless workers, congratulations to Rodney Olar and Greg Long, not sure what we would have done without your contributions this year. Our top award, presented only occasionally to outstanding, dedicated committed and driven volunteers went to Bobby McKee this year. Congratulations Bobby and thank you for all that you do! A certificate of appreciation was presented to Bill and Maria Dalton for taking on the task of brushing various trails for us. We had no idea who these people were - who was doing this for us, until Garnet caught them on the trail one day. They were never asked and they were not even member, until recently. Welcome to the club and thank you for helping! A final certificate was presented and Tim and I for helping to put "fun" back into organized snowmobiling. Thank you Garnet. With the help of Tammy Long and Tracy Plourde, we collected some door prizes and gifts from local businesses. A huge thank you to all that donated and here is a list of the winners. Top Door Prize - a $100 gift certificate from Rivercity Motorsports - Dan See, A jug of Polaris oil from Rivercity Motorsports - Darryl Maahs, A jug of Arctic Cat Oil from Rivercity Motorsports, - Bill Dalton, Mens Yamama leather gloves from Premier Powersports - Jodi, Womans Yamama leather gloves from Premier Powersports - Kayla, Yamaha Hat from Premier Powersports - Garnet Greenwood, Yamaha Hat from Premier Powersports - Mary Breckenridge, CanAm riding pants from North Shore Sports and Auto, - Jayson Matthews, Sweater from Northshore Tractor, - Jessie Long, Hat from Northshore Tractor, - Ray Lavallee, Gift bag of treats provided by Tammy Long - John Breckenridge, Hat provided by Maple Leaf Motors - Sue Alisat, Shirt provided by Maple Leaf Motors - Greg Long, Lube, Oil and Filter provided by Maple Leaf Motors - Shawn Greenwood, Canvas bag FULL of goodies provided by Ross Gerard from Wurth - Bobby McKee, Dinner for Two compliments of Roxys Lakeside Grill in Haviland - Chris, Trailblazer Denim shirt - Mike Brassard, Trailblazer Sweatshirt - Nancy Maahs, Trailblazer Black Turtleneck - Mike Walz, Trailblazer White Turtleneck - Deb

2013 / 14 Season Recognition

A huge thank you to all the supporters this past season, which include: Permit Holders, Volunteers, Land Owners and Businesses. The club also wishes to recognize the tremendous support by RiverCity MotorSports and GT Waste Systems this past winter. You have helped make our events and trails that much more enjoyable for riders.

2014 / 15 Season Preparation Underway

Club Executuve and volunteers are already planning and starting work on the 2014 / 15 winter season. Are you interesting in joining the club. The fee is $10 per year. Please email us: karen.donnelly@sympatico.ca  

Sault Trailblazers Cam

Trailside Bonfire BBQ 2014 - Video 

 

 

Snowarama 2014 - Video

Culvert Retrieval

Volunteers retrieving a washed out culvert

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Volunteers preparing to sign flood-bypass route.


 

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Sault Ste. Marie, ON
P6B 5A4 

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