Our annual club outing took place on January 19-22. For the second straight year, we stayed at the Grand Pines Motel on Lower Round Lake just east of Hayward, WI. We had a record turn out of 43 attendees. We took advantage of the large ‘clubroom’ that is attached to the motel. As you canContinue reading “2023 Club Safari”
Category Archives: Club Activities
Snowmobile Safety Class
Any person who is at least 12 years old and who is born on or after January 1, 1985 is required to possess a valid Snowmobile Safety Certificate in order to operate a snowmobile in most areas. In October, the Osceola Valley Sno-Goers sponsored a snowmobile safety class for 26 students. The students learned about snowmobile safety,Continue reading “Snowmobile Safety Class”
2022 Osceola Fair
We had a great year serving food and beverages at the Osceola Fair on September 9-11. The volunteers from the club were in full force as we made easy work with the many hands. Friday started late with the rain in the late afternoon, but the weather cooperated on Saturday and Sunday. We had aContinue reading “2022 Osceola Fair”
Julie & Ricky McGuiggan – Thank You!
The club wants to acknowledge Julie and Ricky for their decades of dedicated service to the club. Amongst many other contributions, Julie has lead the Landowner Appreciation Brunches and the Osceola High School scholarships awards. Rick has been key in maintaining our landowner relationship and being the groomer boss for many years. The Club thankedContinue reading “Julie & Ricky McGuiggan – Thank You!”
Sherri Hoiby – Thank You!
After a decade of dedicated service to the club, Sherri Hoiby has handed over the reins of the Treasurer’s position. The Club thanked Sherri for all her years of service by presenting her with a certificate of appreciation and a gift. Our president, Eric Hallen, presented Sherri with her plaque and gift at the AprilContinue reading “Sherri Hoiby – Thank You!”
2022 Club Safari
Our club Safari took place on January 20-23. We stayed at the Grand Pines Motel on Lower Round Lake in Hayward, WI. We had terrific turnout this year with 26 members attending. We were fortunate to have a large ‘clubroom’ at our disposal during the weekend where the members could gather and get to knowContinue reading “2022 Club Safari”
Respect Trail Closures & Stay on Trails!
It’s so exciting when we get our first snow of the year. It’s a good time to review what riding is allowed when our trails are closed and when our trails are open: How to determine if the trails are open or closed – Simply check the State’s Snow Report Website: https://www.travelwisconsin.com/snowreport/snowmobile/ When trails areContinue reading “Respect Trail Closures & Stay on Trails!”
Trail Signing – For all ages
Here are a few pics from Doug Strain. These 5 kids helped Doug and Nate Gustafson put signs in last fall on the trail from Dresser to the north towards Interstate park. Thanks to all for helping with our trails. Without you, we wouldn’t be able to ride.
2021 Club Safari
This year’s Safari was held in Hayward, WI at the Seven Winds Lodge on County B & K. Another light attendance this year, but still fun for all that attended. The snow was sufficient, but not abundant. We rode north to Lake Namekagon, south to Lac Courte Oreilles & everywhere in between. The main groupContinue reading “2021 Club Safari”
The Hard Truth About off Trail Riding
THE HARD TRUTH ABOUT OFF-TRAIL RIDING By: Mark Lester, Photo By: Mike Lester 3/15/2019 It looks like snocross racing has been supplanted as the identity of choice by the image of the deep snow freerider. Iconic names like Haikonen, Morgan and Hibbert for two decades have given way to powder slaying, cornice jumping images ofContinue reading “The Hard Truth About off Trail Riding”