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Minutes Dunes and Trails 


Meeting on Thursday, July 10, 2014


Officers and Chairmen present

President:  Roger Walkemeyer, Vice President: Lonnie Smith,

Secretary:  Pennie Edmond, Treasurer:  Lynn Ardroin, Membership:  Mike Ardroin,  Web Master:  John Edmond, Store:  John Alicandro, Trailmaster:  Captain Bob,

Ticket Master:  Alexandra Edmond

Meeting was held on Thursday, July 10,  the meeting started at 7:00 pm at Memphis Barbecue.


Members Present

27 members, 3 guests


Old Business

Minutes posted at tables and on line.  They were read.  Motion Captain Bob to accept minutes, seconded by Steve Gutchall, and passes. approved.

A Change of Bylaws was proposed and passed..  This will even out dues and stop prorating them.  If you start in November or December, it also pays the next year.

Motion Tami   2nd Captain Bob

The motion was to change the dues to one yearly fee, payable on January 1 until December 31.  If you join in November or December, the dues will include the following year.

Passed on 5/ 8    Passed on 6/12


Treasurer’s Report

$281 from dues, store, and collected 50/50.  $159.43 was spent for door prizes and ride leader fees.  Balance at the end of June was $3688.36.



We have seventy-four families at present.


Past Ride Reports

June 14   This was a night ride to the South side of Cold Creek.  Nice ride but very dusty.  There 32 rigs, and there were horses.  It was somewhat technical since there were switch backs and rocks.  Returning the group split in half and one half went back the same way and the other half tried to find a new route.  Someone lost their fuel pump and was towed back through the dust.  Basically they went to Wheeler Pass and did not do any side canyons.

June 6/27, 6/28  This ride is for Beaver, Utah.  Camp is 20-30 miles from I15.  Some people misplaced the camping areas. Lonnie Smith led the ride.  It was dry RV camping for most. Saturday was a 60 mile ride, almost back to Beaver, but was very hot. There were 13 machines and 17 people.  The ride was 40 miles Sunday and more technical.  The ride was to Circleville and you need to watch width.  Over 60 inches can be a problem.

The route is part of the Paiute trail system and is cooler since it reaches 10,000 feet.  They made it to Puffer Lake.


Future rides


July 12

August 2,3  A return to Caliente and Chief Mountain We will follow the Silver State Trail.  Captain Bob is leading. Make sure you have extra gas, water, rain gear and lights.

August 14 Meeting

August 29-September 1  Duck Creek Ride

September 11 Meeting

September 13   Bunkerville   Phil Sherman and Captain Bob leading

September 27 & 28 Coral Pink Sand Dunes  Phil Sherman leading

October 9 Meeting

October 11 Searchlight – Nipton,  Lonnie Smith leader

October 25,26  Goodsprings Anniversary Party  Motion Captain bob, second Lonnie smith to rent if necessary.

November 13 Meeting

November 15  Nelson  with Roger and Lonnie leading


New Business

Still tabled was changing dues and how to raise money.  How to budget yearly costs will be discussed.  Officers are to get together on this.

The BLM wants our trails for the Primm, NV,  area and all our names.  This will not be discussed yet.

Radios for the group was a very controversial subject and there was a major difference of opinion about this.  A set of radios will be brought to the next meeting to show how they work.

Meeting ended at 8:21.

50/50 Drawing



“President” – Roger Walkemeyer
“Vice Pres.” – Lonnie Smith
“Treasurer” – Lynn Ardroin
“Secretary” – Pennie Edmond
“Trail Master” – Captain Bob

Committee Chairpersons :

“Membership” – Mike Ardroin
“Webmaster” – John Edmond
“Club Store” – John Alicandro


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