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Tahoe National Forest lawsuit update

Unfortunately, the lawsuit filed by various OHV groups against the Tahoe National Forest closure of 800+ miles of routes  was decided in favor of the Forest Service:   http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/environment/article63054517.html Not sure whether there will be any further legal action at … Continue reading

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Plant trees in the King Fire burn area

  This would be a great thing to help out with if folks can make it up there.

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{Friends of the Rubicon} RTF Property work date proposals

The Rubicon Trail Foundation has asked that the FOTR assist a work party to improve access to the RTF property.  All the issues concerning the easement have been resolved and now it is time to make accessing the property more … Continue reading

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Wilderness First Aid course

April 16,2016 Wilderness First Aid (WFA) Clinic Announcement If you are interested in taking a Wilderness first Aid Course (WFA), Badlands Off-Road Adventures is sponsoring a 2 day class in April. We engage a professional medical instructor from Wilderness Medical … Continue reading

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February meeting audio now available

Audio from February meeting available here: http://madhatters4x4.com/blog1/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Madhatters-Feb-2016-edit.mp3 Meeting highlights/notes: 2016 member dues now payable – It is time to pay 2016 club dues.  If you haven’t already taken care of this then your dues can be paid at the February 23 club … Continue reading

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January 2016 meeting audio

January meeting audio online here: http://madhatters4x4.com/blog1/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Jan-2016.mp3   Highlights: – Winter Fun Fest was great – lots of snow. Raffle raised over $10K, we led the snow run on Sunday – a bit of rain, but plenty of snow. Over 35 rigs … Continue reading

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2016 calendar posted to website

I’ve updated the website event calendar to include all the events for 2016 so far (http://madhatters4x4.com/calendar.html). We still need trail bosses for a few runs. We will get ‘volunteers’ in the upcoming monthly meeting.

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For sale: transfer case and driveshafts

Cort is selling the original transfer case and driveshafts from his 2008 Rubicon: http://madhatters4x4.com/ClassifiedPage-ForSale1.html

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Preliminary run/event list for 2016

At the October meeting, we made a quick pass thru some proposals for 2016. Please review and suggest other runs for stuff not already nailed down, as well as volunteering for trail boss/asst. trail boss. 2016 will be a fun … Continue reading

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October 2015 meeting audio now available

October 2015 meeting audio now available here: http://madhatters4x4.com/blog1/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/October-2015-Meeting.mp3 Meeting highlights: Great trips to Barrett Lake and Slick Rock  Bill & Jenni jointly got the bone, for multiple non-fixed maintenance issues and bailing on Slick Rock enroute due to failures (including … Continue reading

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