Cross-country Ski and Snowshoe Fundraiser Event
Sat., Jan 22, 2022, 10:30am-2:00pm
4th of July Pass Snow Sport Area, Exit 28 off Hwy 90
Free Ski Day Park & Ski pass not required for the event.
**$12(adult), $5(under 13), $25(family) to enter; ski or walk as far as you want to get 5 cards for a poker hand. Come at 10:30am to register, begin at 11am, finish by 1pm, prizes at 1:30pm
**Prizes donated by local businesses and club members
All proceeds go to finance trail grooming for this season
Since we rescheduled from the 8th we have lost volunteers for the 22nd if you can help contact Nancy Lewis. email@example.com
**Sponsored by Panhandle Nordic Club of Coeur d’Alene
Those snowshoers and non-groomed trail skiers who use the snowshoe hut for a rest during their outings at Fourth of July will find a welcome addition to the hut: a new stove. Using a propane tank, some additional materials, his welding skills and following internet instructions, Greg Lewis fashioned the new stove. The hut was set up on Wednesday, December 1st and the new stove was both installed and tested. Unlike the old unit that hugged the ground and was hard to operate, the new stove stands tall, making fire building easy. Its capacity is small for a reason, so fires do not get too large for the hut, however it warms the hut nicely. Currently the stove door must be kept open for it to draw. Greg has a solution for that problem with a damper design, but we will not get it in this year. There is kindling in the in the plastic box and we’ll try to keep the hut “wooded up”, but keep those fires modest and enjoy the heat.