It has also served as a way for all the local cabin owners to connect to the marked groomed trail system.
REMEMBER- We need comments before the deadline of 1/13/18 SNOWMOBILE ISSUES MSA has had many calls about trespassing over the last weekend, December 15-16-17.
This is way too many for the first good snowmobiling in many Decembers!
Here are a some of the examples of the games; Being the first to solve the mystery slogan, be the first to solve the correct product, being the first to solve the correct mystery word, the Highest Poker Hand, the Lowest Poker Hand, finding large stuffed Animals, finding small Stuffed Animals, Wooden horses, finding full size mannequins (The Evil Jester, Lucky Joe) all on the trail.
Completing the correct word stamp in the square from each designated stop, mystery bonus stop #10 on your game card, answering trivia questions.
So, just to recap; You support Alternative #2, that reroute will insure a safe snowmobile route for you to gain access to the cities and towns in the surrounding area for fuel and services.
It will complete a route around the Bear Creek Swamp and complete trail 614, making it better for access for emergency service.
The MSA ride-ins were kind of stagnate, large groups riding to destinations and back again in the same day, great comradery, and many stories but not what the average snowmobiler was looking for.
Our President Jeff Goss, asked Deak for some information on how they do their ride-In.
I know there was more games involved, so if you want real excitement from riding your sled and playing the games, you need to book next year’s MSA-ISA Ride IN SAFETY FIRST / SPEED LAST The Future of Trail 614 Is Looking a little Brighter Forest Service Still Wants Snowmobilers out of the Bear Creek Swamp, but the Alternative # 2 would be a great trail, not on plowed roads or in front of residences.
Remember this story from December 2016-Yes one whole year ago!
Trail 614 in the Irons area will be closed this snowmobile season, but the future and possible reroute of a portion of that trail is still up for review. It will not be groomed and signs have been taken down.