Lake Louise Snowmachine club boasts rebuilt groomers
All the rebuilt parts arrived in September for the rebuilding of the snowcat groomers for the Lake Louise Snowmachine Club. The club had a work party in early October to install new parts and be ready for the riding season, which is already coming along quite well in the area.
For details on club involvement, contact the club at its Facebook page (www.facebook.com/Lake-Louise-Snow-
Machine-Club-LLSMC-153471831349666/) Or its website, http://www.lakelouisesnowmachineclub.com.
Caribou Hills Cabin Hoppers hosts season kickoff
With a dusting of snow hitting most areas of southcentral Alaska in late October, sledders are getting excited about the season ahead. On the Kenai Peninsula, the Caribou Hill Cabin Hoppers will host its season kickoff, 6-9 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Soldotna Sports Center. Members with names starting A to R should bring a side dish or salad. Those with names ending in S to Z are responsible for desserts. For more information call Jeff Breakfield at 907-398-4293.
Anchorage Snowmobile Club holdsfirst meetings of the winter season
Anchorage Snowmobile Club’s Board Meeting is scheduled for 6-8 p.m., Nov. 7 at the Public Works building in Anchorage. The free event is open to the public and those interested in learning more about the club and its activities.
The club’s general membership meeting, which includes guest speakers, announcements, updates, door prizes and refreshments, is scheduled for 7-8:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at the IBEW building in Anchorage, 3333 Denali St. General membership meetings are the third Wednesday of every month during the riding season.
To get involved or learn more about the club, contact Gene Gerken for details, 349-7205.
Fairbanks Snow Travelers hosts general membership meeting
Join the Fairbanks Snow Travelers as it hosts its general membership meeting 7 p.m., Nov. 15, at Northern Power Sports in Fairbanks. The club’s website, snowtravelers.org, features rides and news from around the region and the state. It is one of the first clubs in the state to have a complete schedule out already. Winter has arrived in Fairbanks!
Mat-Su Vintage Club releases season calendar
The Mat-Su Vintage Snowmachine Racer Club has released its 2018 race schedule with the first event being set for Jan. 7 at the Islander at Big Lake. The details for the rest of the season are still being sorted out, but in total there will be seven events. For those trying to qualify for points and be eligible for awards, be sure to sign up for at least five races. The last race of the season is scheduled for March 18. Signups start at 10:30 a.m. the day of the races and racing begins at noon.
The Mat-Su Vintage Snowmachine Racer Club formed in 2011 in Wasilla and promotes safe, family-oriented vintage snowmachine racing. The club is part of the larger Big Lake Aurora Lions Club. The club often features kids races on smaller machines, and there are food drives at every event to help support those less fortunate.
This year’s board includes Tim Stewart (president), Jim Bailey (vice president), Melissa Krapff (treasurer) and race directors Greg Krapff, Randy Heimerl, Matt Giani and Tom Whitstine. The secretary position is up for grabs – contact the club if you’re interested.
For more details on the club, contact matsuvintageracers.org or visit the club’s Facebook page.