Sign pickup scheduled for Sunday, April 28th!
Plan to meet at Hagge’s in Mapleton at 7am. Toby, and the guys from the north loop have completed sign pickup, so we only have the south loop left!. Even if you cannot make it right away in the morning, we would love to have you join up anytime you are available! We should be able to make short work of it if we get some numbers!
- Club meeting was held April 9th at Hagge’s in Mapleton. 18 members present.
- There was more talk of finding permanent club sign storage.Plans have shifted some from last months meeting. Rob, who owns Argusville storage, offered to house a Conex storage container(10×30 or 10×40) on his Argusville property. He also offered to donate half of a container if the club picked up the tab for the other portion. Going forward that sounded like a very strong option. For the time being, the trailer of signs for the north loop will be stored at Brent Haugens, and the trailer for the south loop will be stored at Tim Tigges’.
- Groomer Class. was again discussed that we need more operators and talking with Todd to possibly scheduling a summer class. There were half dozen members that showed interest.
- Trail Sign pickup. was originally scheduled for Easter weekend. with all the flooding, it was moved back a week until Sunday, April 28th.
- it was decided to purchase a couple $100 gift cards for members of the Red River club, that we share the groomer with, for their efforts in groomer maintenance.
- Election of 2019/2020 club officers (listed below)
- 2019/2020 club membership/sponsor drive/trail map. The club grew to 51 paid memberships for the 2018/2019 season. It was suggested to try double that amount for 2019/2020, which would make us the largest club in the state! We will also be out in the early fall promoting the club and working on re-engaging past sponsors. once we get those lined up we will work on putting out a new trail map.
2019/2020 Rural Cass Club officers
Spencer Symington – Club President
Michael Geisen – Vice President
Zach Bohn – Secretary/Treasurer
Tim Tigges – South Loop Trail Coordinator
Toby Bryson/Spencer Symington – North loop Coordinator
Jeff Kolnes – Communications Director.
Brent Haugen – Past President
we would like to thank the past directors of this club for ALL their combined efforts over the years.
Brent Haugen, Troy & Sheila Klevgard, and
Jeff & Joanne Seifert to name a few.
Just a note that adjustments have been made to the northern loop of the Rural Cass Snowmobile Club’s trail. Be sure to check out the latest map before you head out for a ride on the trail. And, check out our grooming reports posted frequently.
Just a quick note for those of you who want to make sure you’ll have smooth trails for SnowJam this weekend, we are making plans to groom the Rural Cass Snowmobile Club trail this weekend to ensure you’ll have a freshly groomed trail in time for SnowJam. Hope to see you there!
Thanks to Jeff Seifert of Casselton for getting the groomer inside on Sunday for some routine maintenance and to thaw out in preparation for grooming for SnowJam 2013.
You’ll find the groomer out on the trails later this week, once the wind settles down. If the weather cooperates, we hope to get the entire trail open for SnowJam.
Grooming was completed on the southern portion of the Rural Cass Snowmobile Trail Friday night. The snow is light from Casselton to Leonard so that part of the trail will remain closed, but the rest of the southern loop is open and groomed. . (Please try to stay off the freshly groomed trail for a new hours to allow it to set up and the grooming will last longer.)
The northern part of the trail doesn’t yet have enough snow and will remain closed.
If anyone is interested in riding along in the groomer, please contact Greg Strommen at (701) 212-7002.
Check back regularly to learn more about trail conditions.
A new snowmobile trail groomer recently landed in Cass County. It s 2013 Tucker Terra 174 hp that will be shared between Rural Cass Snowmobile Club and Red River SnoRiders. Both of these club are members of the East Central Valley Trail Association.
This week, we send a special “shout out” to the 15 or so landowners that make it possible for the Rural Cass Snowmobile Club and Snowmobile North Dakota to provide more than 100 miles of groomed snowmobile trail in rural Cass County.
These landowners generously provide the ability for the snowmobile trails to cross their property. Without this generosity, the trail system would not exist. Please respect the private landowners and stay on the trail!
Thank you to the local landowners!