EVENTS ARCHIVE 2009

 

Pioneer Village Christmas Wonderland

We have members who have volunteered to help roast marshmallows on Saturday 12/5 and Sunday 12/6. Everyone should come out and enjoy the great marshmallow roast.  The event sounds like a blast and very romantic sitting around the fire in below freezing weather with your loved one. 

For more information click on the title above.

DECEMBER

Snowmobile Safety Class

Enrollment is Open

Date: December 12, 2009

Time: 8 am to 4 pm

Location: NCC College - 603 W. Park St, Sheldon, IA 51201

West of Sheldon on Hwy 18

Phone: 1-800-352-4907 - Pre-registration is REQUIRED

Cost: $10

Bring your own lunch or there is fast food restaurants in Sheldon.

NOVEMBER

A cross-post for the Drag Races 2009, held by Saylorville Dam Snowmobile Club

APRIL

CRAZY KEYS DUELING PIANOS IS COMING BACK

TO THE AVALON BALLROOM

 

CO-SPONSORED BY THE POWDER PLAYERS SNOWMOBILE CLUB

 

DATE: Saturday, April 25, 2009

TIME: 8 PM - 12 AM (doors open at 7:30 PM)

ADMISSION: $10.00 per person

You can purchase the ticket in advance from a club member or Avalon Ballroom. You will get a great seat and a free drink ticket at the door the night of the event. Group seating available by advance ticket purchase. Call 541-0239 for more information.

Food service available from 7:30 PM to 9 PM, which is not include in the ticket sale. Have to pay the vendor.

http://www.crazykeys.net
http://www.remseniowa.net/Avalon_Ballroom/Avalon_Ballroom.html

HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL THERE!

 

Third Annual Heart of Iowa Snowmobile Ride Across Iowa February 14-17 along Highway 3. The four-day ride begins in LeMars. Click here. Event has been CANCELLED!

 

Courtesy Posting for O'Brien County Snowtrackers

Snowdeo & Radar Run February 8th. Have any questions Gary Lansink at 712-957-2072. Click here.

FEBRUARY 

Avalanche Awareness, Avoidance and Rescue Class

Avalanche class coming to Northwest Iowa Town of Rembrandt, north of Storm Lake.

Cost:  $45. Must sign up in advance. Limited space.
Date: February 3, 2009  

Location: Rembrandt Fire and Rescue
Time: 6-10pm

 

Sign-up:

Call Mike 970-390-9433 or email duffyww1@aol.com
OR
Call Brian 712-299-5619 or email rebhuhn1@hotmail.com

Classes are effective, proven and affordable. Take the class with those you ride with.

Learn: How to avoid the most common mistakes, what equipment works best, how to rescue effectively, evaluate terrain, avoid terrain traps, analyze stability and increase your skills in the mountains.

Instructor: Mike Duffy. Level l & II Avalanche instructor Colorado Mountain College, rescue/avalanche team leader/avalanche mission coordinator Vail Mountain Rescue Group, instructor Walter Kirch Avalanche Seminars, graduate of National Avalanche School, National Academy of Winter Guiding. Mountain Snowmobiler for 20 years. Member American Avalanche Association.

Course content:

  1. Introduction to avalanches, statistics, contributing factors.

  2. Avalanche reports.

  3. Signs of instability/stability analysis.

  4. Equipment.

  5. What to carry what works best.

  6. Avalanche beacons.

  7. Fast and affective single and multiple burial searches.

  8. Rescue.

  9. Avalanche survival methods.

  10. Effective hasty search techniques.

  11. Mistakes in rescue.

  12. Group dynamics/heuristics.

  13. Slide show: terrain evaluation/terrain traps.

  14. Equipment.

  15. Preparing for you trip.

  16. What to do if lost or injured.

  17. Stability tests.

  18. Scenarios.

JANUARY

Groomers Certificate Class is on January 15, 2009 at 6 pm at the Pizza Ranch 103 1st St SE, Primghar, Iowa. Their phone number 712-957-0053. 


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Powder Players Snowmobile Club
P.O. Box 154
Remsen, IA 51050

 



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