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2021 October newsletter

Adam Mehlberg | Published on 10/7/2021
Trailridge Runners 4WD Club Newsletter
Trailridge Runners 4WD Club
P.O. Box 1716 * Longmont, CO 80502

  October 2021 Newsletter

Club forum, email to, which will go to all TRR members
Club Business
Club Meeting
Wednesday October 13th, 6:30pm to 9:00pm - Meeting, Moose Lodge #1548, 2200 Pratt Street, Longmont, CO 80501. Open to all members and guests.

The lodge is one street west of main, between 21st and 23rd on Pratt Street. We'll be at the north pavilion, which is north of the main lodge building. Look for the jeeps. The meeting will be held outside unless the weather does not cooperate. If so we will open the large doors and meet inside the pavilion.

Next Meeting:
6:30pm to 6:59pm – Board Meeting
  • Discuss future meeting options.
6:30pm to 6:59pm – Social Time
7:00pm to 9:00pm - Meeting
  • <> Introduce guests.
  • Treasurers report.
  • Club Express update.
  • Geo-Cache for departed members.
  • Forest Service chainsaw class. (canceled)
  • Longmont Parade of Lights (Dec 11) planning.
  • Middle St. Vrain, new bog spot.
  • New/Other business.
  • Planning for the Planning meeting in November.
  • Planning for Middle St. Vrain seasonal closure. Forest Service date is November 15, a Monday.
  • Planning for the Moab, Utah trip.
  • Review of the Buena Vista trip.
  • Review of Jeep Jamborees.
  • Review of the club CB tuning event.
  • Close meeting.
  • Open discussion.
Past Meeting Minutes
  • Guests were Paul Gatten and our newest member Sean Sendziak.
  • Treasurers report was read by Matt S.
  • Fund report was read by Adam M.
  • TRR has paid COHVCO dues for our supporting members this year.
  • Club Express update on our club web site. Talked about putting our trip track logs into the Documents/Trip GPS Data/(folder for each year).
  • Vic W proposed making a geo-cache in memory of TRR members that have passed away. Need to work with someone in the club that is familiar with creating geo-caches. Gordon has done some research on placing a geo-cache on Forest Service lands and is waiting for a reply from Boulder Ranger District. Jim C proposed it be placed at Coney Flats. Still working details.
  • We have had a few trips with GMRS radios used by all participants. Don L has proposed two GMRS channels for use by our club. Channel 7 for use on the Trail, and Channel 17 for use on the road. Some members now have GMRS radios.
  • Forest Service chainsaw class to be held late September in Idaho Springs, Colorado. Two of our members will be attending.
  • Miller Rock north obstacle repair proposal has been submitted to the Boulder Ranger District. Waiting on Regional office review. Next step will be getting materials.
  • Greg B proposed participating in the Longmont Parade of Lights this winter. Club has supported doing the event. No info yet.
  • Planning for the Buena Vista trip. It will be a long weekend trip, and for some a whole week.
  • Planning for the Moab, Utah trip. Starting to determine what 4WD roads to drive.
  • Review of the Pass Hoppers trip.
  • Motion to close meeting by Wanda C, second by Greg B.
Club News


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You can also send an email to, which will go to all TRR members.

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  Look for pictures of the Pass Hoppers trip and the Buena Vista trip on the website photo album.


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