Category Archives: Trails

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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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Snow Run — Mar 12

This weekend is the club’s one day snow run.  We are going to the Mormon Emigrant Trail.  The club will meet at the Manteca Wendy’s parking lot (Hwy 99 and Hwy 120) on Saturday morning.  We will leave Wendy’s 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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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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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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Thanksgiving week at Calico

As previously noted, the November trip is planned for Thanksgiving week (Nov 22-28) to base camp at Calico Ghost Town campground in Yermo (just outside of Barstow) and do day trips around Calico, Stoddard Valley/Wells OHV area, and maybe venture as far south … Continue reading

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