Category Archives: Trails

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MET Snow Run Trail Report

On March 25, the Madhatters met up for a 1 day snow run to the Mormon Emigrant Trail led by trail bosses Phill and Darrel.  We had a total of 9 rigs, 12 people, and 1 dog. Meeting at Manteca … Continue reading

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Snow Run — Mar 25

March 25 is the club’s one day snow run.  We are going to the Mormon Emigrant Trail out of Pollack Pines.  The original plan for Cherry Lake won’t work due to road closures there from the very wet Winter rains.  … Continue reading

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Run schedule ideas for 2017

Schedule proposals for 2017 – all runs need a trail boss and an assistant. Ratings 1 (graded dirt road) to 10 (extreme rock crawling): January 13-15 – Winter Fun Fest – Grass Valley – snow run on sunday, various other … Continue reading

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Meeting audio and notes from September 2016 meeting

Audio download: http://madhatters4x4.com/blog1/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Madhatters-Sept-2016-meeting.mp3   Notes to come shortly

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Meeting audio and notes from August 2016 meeting

Audio download: http://madhatters4x4.com/blog1/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Madhatters-Aug-2016-meeting.mp3   Notes to come shortly

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Meeting audio & minutes of the July 2016 meeting

July 26, 2016 Audio download: http://madhatters4x4.com/blog1/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Madhatters-July-2016-2.mp3 Guests: Wes McBride – TJ with Rubicon Express lift, 35s, etc Treasurers report: Overall balance: $1,976.10 Swamp Lake report – July 15-17 5 rigs – Dennis, Larry, Phil, Darrel, Gary Minor carnage, a few obnoxious … Continue reading

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Meeting audio & minutes of the June 2016 meeting

Audio from the meeting can been downloaded here: http://madhatters4x4.com/blog1/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/June-Madhatters-small.mp3 Meeting brought to order at 7:10pm Guests: Jeff Blewett from Cal4 Rubicon trip – 8 rigs, Craig was trail boss Lots of breakage – John sheared all studs on one axle … Continue reading

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The California OHV Motor Vehicle Recreation Division Is In Peril

We are about to lose our OHV division and the grant funds we use to keep our trails ( this includes the Rubicon). Send a letter at this link and come to the open house meeting July 19 th. NOTICE … Continue reading

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Fordyce Adopt-a-Trail sign installation + Fordyce trip

This coming weekend (7/8-7/10) a few of us were heading up to Cisco Grove with plans to run parts of Fordyce/Signal Peak/etc and also set up the next Adopt-A-Trail sign at the trailhead for Fordyce @ the Eagle Lakes entrance. … Continue reading

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June meeting – 6/28/16 @7pm

Agenda: June trips: We’ll have a report from John on the Rubicon run (lots of mechanical adventures to go around). Rene will report on the Livermore Rodeo Parade. Art will report on our Adopt-a-Trail run to the Rubicon last weekend … Continue reading

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