17th Annual One Lunger 100- February 4

The snow is getting deep and it’s time to get your vintage sleds ready for the One Lunger!!

Pre-registration is Friday night at Boondock’s Pizza and more.

The racer’s meeting will be at 10 am and races begin at 10:30. The races are at Sagebrush Downs Raceway in Cora, WY. Get directions here.

New this year is a Juniors class for racers ages 9-14.

Stoney Vance with 307Q will be serving up some BBQ trackside and there will be plenty of room for spectators.

We can’t wait to see you all there!

See the full rules here.

XMR Oval Races- January 28

Snow Explorers/ Altitude Offroad Inc. is teaming up with XMR (Xtreme Mountain Racing) to host XMR Oval Races in Pinedale on January 28.

The races will be at Sagebrush Downs Oval Track in Cora, WY- Get Directions Here.

Pre-registration will be held Friday night at the Hampton Inn & Suites, with drinks served by the Boulder Bar.

Racing begins at 10 am on Saturday at Sagebrush Downs. Full Rules and Registration available at xmr-racing.com. Old Stone’s Smokehouse will have trackside concessions.

The Awards Banquet will be Saturday at 6 pm at the Hampton Inn & Suites. Tickets are $30 and will be for sale at registration. Dinner will be served by The Den and drinks will be served by Boulder Bar.

We would like to that the Pinedale Travel and Tourism Commission for supporting this event!! Check them out at visitpinedale.org

Dates sets for Winter Events

At the Monthly Meeting on October 6, the club made plans for all of our Winter Events:

December 1: Monthly Meeting
December 10: Club Float in Mountain Man Christmas Parade
January 5: Monthly Meeting
January 21: Ride to Box Y- Meet at Horse Creek Parking Lot at 9 am
January 28: XMR Vintage Oval Races at Sagebrush Downs
February 2: Monthly Meeting
February 4: 17th Annual One Lunger 100 Vintage Snowmobile Race
February 17-20: Pinedale Winter Carnival- Snowmobile Speed Runs will be held on Saturday afternoon
February 25: Ride to Crooked Creek
March 2: Monthly Meeting
March 3-5: WSSA Fun Days in Alpine, WY
March 18: Snowmobile Fun Run, Location TBA

New Officers for 2016-17

We are excited to announce our new officers for 2016-17! The Club held a meeting on July 7, 2016 and after finally accepting the new bylaws, the following officers were elected:

President- Patrick Ingram
Vice President- Clint Andersen
Secretary- Tiffany Johnston
Treasurer- Kathy Raper
Board Member- Robert Jaskolski (1 year left)
Board Member- Tyler Pierce (1 year left)
Board Member- Sandy Sletton (2 years left)
Board Member- Jake Radakovich (2 years left)
Board Member- Josh Criddle (2 years left)
Race Director- Mike Carrillo

Previously appointed positions:
Summer Events Coordinator- Josh Adams
Winter Events Coordinator- Gary Neely
WSSA Director- Bill Lanning
Media Director- Tesa Manning

New Bylaws

New bylaws are available to members of Snow Explorers/ Altitude Off Road Inc. These bylaws have been rewritten to include the name change, the inclusion of summer activities in the club, as well as some new positions on the board.

A vote to approve these new bylaws will be held at the regular monthly meeting on Thursday July 7, 2016 at Tom Orcutt Memorial Park (in Shelter Park) at 6 pm. A new slate of officers will also be elected at this meeting. We will be cooking up burgers and ask that members bring a side dish to the potluck to kick off Rendezvous Weekend.

Download New Bylaws Here

Snow Explorers Name Change

At the May 5, 2016 meeting the Snow Explorers voted for a name change from Snow Explorers Inc.” to “Snow Explorers / Altitude Off-Road Inc.” in order to refelct the inclusion of ATVs, dirtbikes, and other offroad vehicles in the club. The current Board members will work to change the bylaws to reflect this along with the other changes that have been approved this year. Your new Summer Events Coordinator is Josh Adams. Stay tuned for a summer ride schedule!

2016 WSSA Fun Days

Pinedale Snow Explorer Members joined riders from around the state for WSSA Fun Days in Dubois, WY on March 5-6.

Gary Neely Wyoming State Trails Snowmobiler of the year

The Pinedale Snow Explorers’ scrapbook took first place. Thank you Tiffany Johnston, Gary Neely, Bill Lanning, Kathy Raper, Tiffany Wood, and Amy Jensen for getting this put together over the last two weeks. GREAT JOB!

*Snowmobile family of the year – Leniger Family
*Male Snowmobiler of the year – Craig Sheppard
*Female Snowmobiler of the year – Tiffany Johnston
*Youth Snowmobiler(s) of the year – Noah and Nicolas Sletten
*Snowmobile Business of the year – Dave’s Repair
*Groomer of the year – Dave Lankford

One Lunger Race

The Pinedale Snow Explorers hosted the One Lunger 100 Vintage Snowmobile Race on January 30, 2016.

Results:

Single Class:
1st: Dave Leniger and Brett Baker
2nd: Tesa Manning and Carly Anderson
3rd: Daniel Sprangers and Matt Oja

Twin Class:
1st: Tucker Erickson and Gunner Gay
2nd: Bo Morss and Jon Hittle
3rd: Chase Harber and Jeff Harber

Open Class:
1st: Scott Jackson

Detailed results and lap splits are available here.

Pinedale Online coverage and photo gallery available here.