Thursday, October 30, 2014

OHRV Safety Education Class

Lake Sunapee Snowmobile Club is holding an OHRV Safety Education Class on Saturday, November 15 from 9-3 at the Newbury Safety Building.  
The Off-Highway Recreational Vehicle (OHRV) Safety Education Courses for snowmobiles, All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) and trail bikes are taught by Fish and Game-certified volunteer instructors. The schedule below is updated frequently with new course additions. The safety course certifies children 12 years of age and older. There is no charge to take the courses, and parents are encouraged to stay during class time.
For more information 
To sign up call Craig Mayo 393-9004

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Sat. Feb. 22nd Trailside

This Saturday, February 22, the Lake Sunapee Snowmobile Club will be along Trail 380 at Bradford/ Henniker 4 Corners cooking hot dogs and hamburgers for a donation. We will also have drinks available. From the south follow Trail 380 out of Henniker to the junction which leads to the boat ramp on Lake Massasecum. From the north follow Trail 380 south about 4 miles south of the Ayer and Goss fuel pumps, and you can't miss us. We will have our Tucker Sno-Cat there as well.
10:00am- 2:00pm

Trailside Update!! As you can see from the photo,we had a warm and sunny day! Unfortunately, the heavy rain of the day before kept the rider count down. Casey Brennan, Jim Baker and Paul Lombardi got the cookout ready and waited and waited... Eventually we sold about $100 worth of food and drinks! But we had a great time meeting (and cooking for) everyone who did stop in! Maybe next time, with a little more planning, we can do better! Like in March, if the snow holds up? We'll keep you posted!

Monday, February 17, 2014

VT/NH/ME Reciprocity Weekend

  On Jan 30 and Feb 1, Paul Lombardi and Erik McCallum, lead by Craig Mayo, ventured out for the 3 state event. On Friday we rode across NH to the Maine state line and on to Rangley Lake. Along the way, we stopped at Tin Camp to feed the relatively tame Canadian jays! They would come right to your out- stretched hand and take whatever was offered! No wonder they were friendly! We continued on across the border,stopping at Lake Parmachenee, discovering a small fishing camp that was used by President Eisenhower . Now this was really "off the grid"! We had lunch in Oquossoc, a village on the west end of Rangley Lake. A quick ride across the lake to Rangley and back, then on back to Craig's "camp" in West Stewartstown, for a total of 170 miles! We were joined by Erik's cousin Todd and his son Mike Friday nite. We rode pretty much the same ride, but only going as far east as Lake Parmachenee.After playing in the fresh powder on the lake, we rode back some and headed south to Bosebeck Camp for lunch. That place was packed with sleds and riders! We ran into many other riders on the trails back, including NH's finest giving some people instructions on how to behave on the trail! We ended up doing a little over 100 miles on this ride! Fun was had by all! This reciprocity weekend deal is something everyone should put on their list! As long as you follow the other states' rules and regulations when riding there,you should no problem having a good time exploring places you normally wouldn't go!

1st Annual Progressive Ride 15Feb2014

Last Saturday, the 15th, while most of NH was still digging out from yet another storm(yay!), our Club hosted our 1st Annual Progressive Ride. With RSVP's numbering around 35, the organizers were excited for a large turnout! We planned on having 4 or 5 scheduled stops to enjoy various segments of an organized dinner, but those plans fell through.After gathering at Sunapee State Beach,we settled on doing a trail ride, down to Lake Todd. It was difficult keeping everyone together with approximately 30 sleds! On the way back we stopped at BUBBA'S in Newbury Harbor(Thanks guys!) for dinner.We then blasted up the lake to Craig Mayo's field for a huge bonfire and fireworks! This was accompanied by hot chocolate,cold drinks and plenty of baked items for dessert! Not to mention the adult vs. not so adult snowball fight! Many thanks to all who helped with this event! We definitely will do this again, maybe having breakfast as the meal, then riding all day!? Send us your feedback!

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Ski Joring in New London

Lake Sunapee Snowmobile Club and the Tucker work with the Town of New London to prepare for Ski-Joring.
LSSC members Mike, Casey and Nate groomed the town of New London’s common in preparation for their Winter Carnival on Feb.1. They used the Tucker to build a new snow course where the horses pull skiers. Nate pulled some of the younger skiers behind a snowmobile for some added fun. Check out the clubs Facebook page for more pictures and videos of the groomers getting the trails groomed after the recent snowfall.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Progressive Ride

Saturday, Feb. 15th at 3:00 pm
The Lake Sunapee Snowmobile Club is hosting a progressive ride!
Come join the Club as we travel the Lake Sunapee Area Trails.
We will stop at Bubba's Restaurant in Newbury and end the ride off of junction  15 (Dewey Beach Trail),
with a bonfire, hot chocolate and dessert. 
If the ride needs to be canceled, it will be posted on our website and our Facebook page
*Riders are responsible for the cost of their own meals/drinks at Bubba's
Any Questions or call 603-491-6309

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

A cold Sunday trail ride!

 Last Sunday, Craig and Paul from LSSC and friends braved the arctic like cold and rode almost 93 miles! Starting in Andover,we rode the rail trail to Webster Lake, where the Lakes Region Snowmobile Club was having it's annual "Radar Run". After watching for a bit ,cheering on one of the riders in our group,and doing some high speed runs across the lake ourselves,we left and continued on down the rail trail to Boscowen. From there we headed over to Blackwater Dam and back through the woods to Andover for some lunch! After lunch,Craig took us up to Winslow State Park on the western side of Mt Kearsarge. A strong wind was blowing but the view was great! From there we went back to the rail trail and headed north to Grafton, turned around and came back to the park and ride in Andover.

                                                     Winslow State Park - looking west!

Club News

There is a North East Ski-Joring event in New London, New Hampshire Saturday February 1, 2014. Lake Sunapee Snowmobile Club is grooming and shaping the course. Event coordinators have asked if anybody would like to bring their snowmobile to the event and help in towing skiers around the course with their snowmobiles. Anybody interested please contact the club or event coordinators.  For more details on the event click on this link.
thanks Casey Brennan

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Italian Buffet Fund Raiser in Andover

There was big turnout for the Andover Snowmobile Club's Annual Italian Buffet Dinner and 100+ item raffle on Sat. night. The proceeds benefit Easter Seals Camp Sno Mo. Easter Seals NH and the Daniel Webster Council, Boy Scouts of America work together at this nationally-recognized, residential camp program, sponsored by the New Hampshire Snowmobile Association to create a life-changing experience for campers.
Many of Lake Sunapee Snowmobile Club members and families showed up to support this charitable event and enjoyed an all you can eat dinner with tons of delicious homemade desserts. The Lombardi's and Craig Mayo and family left with several raffle items each and are looking forward to some dinning out.

Groomer Training

Sat. morning Paul, Mike and Craig were out training Paul on operating the "Tucker". They did some maintenance on the LSSC groomer including: cleaning out a mouse nest and attaching a winch to the front of the groomer.

Monday, January 20, 2014

Welcome to the Lake Sunapee Snowmobile Club's Blog!

The Lake Sunapee Snowmobile Club maintains over 80 miles of trails in the heart of New Hampshire's Lake Sunapee region. This work is accomplished through the combination of generous land and business owners and dedicated volunteers.

Our Club meetings are on a monthly basis from September through April on the first Wednesday of each month. These meetings are held at the Newbury Safety Services building on Route 103 and start at 7 PM.