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Squaw Butte Trail & Project Safety

Rides and project are open to active BCHI members.

A number of Public events are planned each year, Invite a friend.

Member and stock safety takes priority in everything the chapter does.

First aid kits and emergency contact devices will be carried on all projects & rides.

Carry a personal medical info form in your saddle bags.

Carry any special medications in your saddle bags.

Dogs are welcome in camp, but not on work projects & trail rides.

Stock must be under control at all times.

If your horse or mules kicks, ribbon on their tail.

A pre-event safety meeting will be held.

Members must have Sawyer training to use power saws on chapter projects.

Required safety gear will be worn when running saws.

No alcoholic beverage until after the work is done.

January 2020                                              Squaw Butte Event Registration System
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, Jan 2, 2020 - 7pm
La Costa Restaurant, Emmett, ID  Social Hour 6-7, Meeting 7-8:30
CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org  208-230-9456
SBBCH Leadership Team Meeting - Sunday January 12, 2020 -Time 10:00 to 15:30
Location - Ron & Doris Fergie 5100 Montour Rd, Emmett, ID 83617  MAP  
We will be setting a chapter budget and doing basic planning of education and events for the upcoming year.
Open to any member interested in attending - Pot Luck Lunch will be served
CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org  208-230-9456
February 2020                                           Squaw Butte Event Registration System 
SBBCH Monthly Meeting -Thursday, Feb 6, 2020 - 7pm
La Costa Restaurant, Emmett, ID   Social Hour 6-7, Meeting 7-8:30
CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org   208-230-9456
Fun Ride - Sunday February 23, 2020 (Public Event)
Celebration Park, Snake River Birds of Prey, Melba, ID
Be ready to ride in the trailer parking area north of the bathrooms - 10:30 to 16:00
CONTACT: Rob Adams projects@sbbcchidaho.org 208-781-0548
Directions: This is a great ride between the cliffs and the river. Safe ground even if it has snow on it, which is rare.
Finger Food Potluck after ride.       GPS 43.2986355  -116.524206   Google Map  
Good parking and bathroom facilities open year round.  Pictures from past event.
March 2020                                                Squaw Butte Event Registration System
Idaho Sportsmen Show - Back Country Horsemen of Idaho Booth (Public Outreach Event)
Thursday-Sunday Mar 5-8, 2020 - Expo Idaho (fair grounds)
CONTACT: TBD    president@sbbchidaho.org
Show Hours: Thursday 5-9pm, Friday 5-9pm, Saturday 11am to 9pm, Sunday 11am to 5pm
For details about the show:  http://www.idahosportsmanshow.com/
Members of the Boise, Squaw Butte, and Treasure Valley chapters and ITA will be manning an information booth.
SBBCH Monthly Meeting- Thursday, Mar 5, 2020 - 7pm
La Costa Restaurant, Emmett, ID   Social Hour 6-7, Meeting 7-8:30
CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org  208-230-9456
Fun Ride - Sunday March 15, 2012  10:00 - 16:00 (Public Event)
Location - BLM - Wilson Creek Trail Head (Hard Trigger Canyon & China Ditch Area)
GPS 43.348896 -116.714305 (This ride is for BCHI members and guests)
Be ready to ride by 10:30, trail will be picked at that time and will take into account weather and group size
Finger food pot luck in the parking area after the ride, bring something to share.  Pictures
Contact Rob Adams 208-781-0548   projects@sbbchidaho.org
BCHI State Board & Foundation Meeting  Friday March 20, 2020
Location: Napa / Hosted by the Treasure Valley Chapter     
University of Idaho Caldwell Complex, Education Building #1902, 1902 E Chicago Street, Caldwell, ID 83605
Time: 08:00 to 17:00 board of directors Meeting  09:30 to 12:00 State Foundation Meeting
Schedule     Information PDF
Contact: Phil Ryan state.board@sbbchidaho.org 208-398-8993 
BCHI State Convention, Saturday March 21, 2020 (BCHI Event - Educational)
Location Nampa, Hosted by the Treasure Valley Chapter
Nampa Civic Center, 311 3rd Street South, Nampa, ID 83651
Schedule            Information PDF
Activities start at 08:00 and end with a Banquet, live auction and entertainment  Pictures
Contact: Phil Ryan  state.board@sbbchidaho.org  208-398-8993

April 2020                                           Squaw Butte Event Registration System
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, April 02, 2020 - 7pm
La Costa Restaurant, Emmett, ID   Social Hour 6-7, Meeting 7-8:30
CONTACT: president@sbbchidaho.org  208-230-9456
Wilderness First Aid & CPR Refresher - Saturday April 4, 2020 (Educational Event)
Instructed by the Bogus Basin Ski Patrol - A hands on refresher to get us ready for the upcoming
season. CPR & First Aid Cards available after successful completion of the course.
Needed for Sawyer Training!  Pictures:  2015     2018
Class starts at 08:00, donuts will be available, good lunch spots within walking distance.
 Location: Bogus Basin Office, North End, Boise ID (Not at the Ski Area)
2600 N Bogus Basin Road, Boise, ID 83702  (Limited class size)
This is a cost sharing class (Student cost is $20, If you sign-up and then don't show up,
the cost is $50)
Contact: Charles & Lorraine Chick, Education@sbbchidaho.org  208-870-6289
Fun Ride - Sunday April 5, 2020 - 10:00 to 16:00 (Public Event)
Location: Succor Creek (near Homedale, ID)  Directions  GPS 43.6096 -117.0951
Pictures of past ride
On past rides we have met at the Homedale High School at 09:00 and convoyed to the parking
area  Finger food pot luck in the parking area after the ride, bring something to share.
Contact:  Rob Adams  208-781-0548  projects@sbbchidaho.org  
"C" Sawyer Instructor/Evaluator Work Shop - Region one (Education)
Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday April 14-16, 2020
Location: Host-Flathead National Forest, Condon Work-Center, Condon, Montana
Agena - R1 2020 Spring Saw Workshop
Contact: Todd Wilson - Region 1 Saw Coordinator or Rob Adams 208-781-0548
BCHI Horse Expo Booth - Fri-Sat-Sun April 10,11 & 12 2020 (Public Outreach Event)
Location: Nampa Horse Park, Nampa Idaho
BCHI will be holding clinics at this event

Need members to help with the BCHI booth and clinics at the Expo  
CONTACT: Nancy Smith 208-739-5718 & Marybeth  Conger 208-369-0769 

Clinic Event Saturday April 25, 2020  10:00 - 16:00 (Public Outreach & Educational Event) 
 
Location: Emmett Public Arena - Next to fair grounds
 Camping with Stock - Locations, stock containment, feeding, Minimum Inpact (LNT) and trailer handling. Most of what you need to know to enjoy camping with your stock on public lands.
Many more details to come!  Past Event Pictures:    Flyer  2018
Contact:  Lisa Griffith  208- 571-1054 & Shelly Duff  208-880-2443
May 2020                                             Squaw Butte Event Registration System
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 7 pm
La Costa Restaurant, Emmett, ID
Social Hour 6-7, Meeting 7-8:30

CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org  208-230-9456
Sawyer Safety Workshop - Saturday May 9, 2020 09:00 to 16:00 (Educational Event)
Location: Classroom, Rob & Linda Adams, Sweet, ID
Sawyer safety review & training class for new and current sawyers
If you are a current sawyer or would like to be, plan on attending the USFS Sawyer Workshop.
Pictures from Past Events  2015    2019
Class Material Download (Zip)
Contact:  Rob Adams 208-781-0548  Projects@sbbchidaho.org
HWY 52 Spring Cleanup - Monday May 11, 2020 (18:00 to 19:30) (Public Outreach Event)
Clean up trash on three miles of Highway 52.
Location: Wild Rose Park, Emmett , ID;
CONTACT: Bill Holt  208-830-4877
We pick up the junk along a the road - bring good walking shoes and gloves.


SBBCH Yard Sale - Saturday, May 16, 2020 (Public Outreach Event)
Location: Key Bank parking lot, Emmett, ID
CONTACT: Ron Fergie 208-230-9456 & Nancy Smith 208-739-1026 
Details on the yard sale!  Sale starts at 08:00 and ends at 16:00 or we are sold out.
Setup starts at 07:00, Coffee and donuts for the members setting up!
Start collecting your stuff!
Diabetes Ride - Sunday May ??, 2020  09:30 - 16:00  (Public Outreach Event)
Location: Eagle Foot Hill (Aerie Lane, off Willow Creek Road) Look for sign!
Come help us support a very worthwhile cause while taking a nice ride and eating some BBQ
Join other Squaw Butte members at this worthwhile fund raiser.
Lisa Griffith & Janine Townsend are coordinating this effort.  (lyle_41@msn.com)
For more Details

June 2020                                                   Squaw Butte Event Registration System
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 7pm
La Costa Restaurant, Emmett, ID;
Social Hour 6-7, Meeting 7-8:30
CONTACT: president@sbbchidaho.org   208-230-9456
Trails Project- Saturday June 6, 2020, National Trails Day  (June 6-7) (Trails Event)
Peace  Creek Trail Head - Middle Fork Payette
Plan on arriving Friday night and leaving after a morning fun ride on Sunday
Directions  Map  USFS(034)   Trail Description  44.3421 -115.7930
Trail maintenance on upper & lower Peace Creek Trail
Treasure Valley Chapter will be joining us on this project weekend.
Project Leader:  Rob Adams Projects@sbbchidaho.org  208-781-0548
?? Saint Jude Ride Saturday June ??, 2020 - Hosted by BCHI Boise Chapter
Go to Boise Chapter Web Site  or  Facebook Page for details
Trail Project - Sunday-Friday  June 14-20, 2020 ( Packing Support Project)
Selway-Bitterroot Frank Church Foundation
March Creek or Bear Valley - Sawtooth Recreation Area (SRA)
Pack into drop camp on Monday the 15th and out Saturday 20th
Details of the needed support still being worked out!
A crew of highschool kids out of Boise Idaho
Contacts: Sally Ferguson &Krissy Ferriter  208-871-1906
Project Leader: Rob Adams 208-781-0548    Projects@sbbchidaho.org  
?? Trail Project - Saturday/Sunday June 27/28 2020 (Trail Event)
Horse Camping & Trail Maintenance 

Location: ??
Description of Project     GPS:
Rides    Pictures    Map
Project Leader:  
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July 2020                                                   Squaw Butte Event Registration System
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 7pm
La Costa Restaurant, Emmett, ID   Social Hour 6-7, Meeting 7-8:30
CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org   208-230-9456 
Trail  Project & Camping Weekend - Friday, Saturday & Sunday July 3,4 & 5, 2020 (Trails Event)
Stanley Basin - Bull Trout Lake Trail Head  (Fishing available)
Location: Stanley, Idaho
This is a fun camping and riding weekend - come party with us.
Information:   Directions  GPS    MAP  Wyoming-Fir Creek Trail   Gates Creek Trail
Warm Spring Trail         Kirkham Ridge Trail
Contact: Lisa Griffith 208-571-1054  


? Trail Project Saturday/Sunday July 11/12, 2020 (Trails Event)

Project Leader:  Rob Adams 208-781-0548  projects@sbbchidaho.org
? Trail Project -  Wednesday July 24, 2019 (Week Day Project) (Trails Event)
BNF - Wilson Corral - Park in Campsite along FR 653 or at Trail head (bumper pull trailer only)
Trails:  USFS[135]    Pictures 2017   2016
Location : North of Ola, ID on the FR 653
Project Leader: Rob Adams  Projects@sbbchidaho.org
? Trail Project - Saturday/Sunday July 20/21, 2019  (Trails Event)
ITA Packing Support - Alice Lake to Tin Cup Trail Head (Pack-Out)
CREW PACK-OUT is Saturday July 20
Trail 10.4 miles round trip, 1720 foot elevation gain
Location: Pettit Lake Trail Head, Sawtooth NRA
Details of Project    Map     GPS:  43.983868  -114.865024
Project Leader: Rob Adams 208-781-0548 Projects@sbbchidaho.org
August 2020                                            Squaw Butte Event Registration System
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, Aug 6, 2020 -  7pm
La Costa Restaurant, Emmett, ID   Social Hour 6-7, Meeting 7-8:30
Room change, we will be in the back room of the La Costa!
CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org    208-230-9456
Trail Project - Saturday/Sunday August 22/23, 2020 (Trails Event) Pack-In
Wilderness Volunteers - Trail Maintenance in  Imogene Lake Area - Sawtooth Wilderness
WV Leaders: Karen Zietlow & Max Gordon   USFS: Tom Winters (Sawtooth Trails Mgr.)
Project Leader: Rob Adams projects@sbbchidaho.org  208-781-0548
Project Details    Imogene Lake Data     Map  Past Project Pictures
WV will join us Saturday afternoon and will be packed in Sunday morning from the Hell Roaring Lake TH..
Trail Project - Saturday August 30, 2020  (Trails Event) Pack-Out
Wilderness Volunteers - Trail Maintenance in Imogene Lake Area - Sawtooth Wilderness
WV Leaders:  Karen Zietlow & Max Gordon   USFS: Tom Winters (Sawtooth Trails Mgr.)
Project Leader: Rob Adams projects@sbbchidaho.org  208-781-0548
WV will be packed out Saturday August 30, 2020 for the Hell Roaring Lake TH.

September 2020                                        Squaw Butte Event Registration System

SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, September 3, 2020 -  7pm
La Costa Restaurant, Emmett, ID  Social Hour  6-7 Meeting 7-8:30
CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org    208-230-9456
? Trail  Project  - Saturday/Sunday September 7/8, 2019  (Trails Event)
Horse Camping  and Trail Maintenance - Kennally Creek Trail Head
Location: Paddy Flat Road east of Donnelly, Idaho
The is the next to last scheduled camping weekend at one of our favorite locations!
Trail Head Info     GPS: 44.78232,-115.87778      Map
Project Leader:  Lisa Griffith 208-571-1054
? Trail Project & Camping - Saturday/Sunday September 21/22, 2019  (Trails Event)
Project: Trail maintenance on Squaw Creek Trail(Saturday) Poison Creek Trail (Sunday)
Location: West Mountain North (Squaw Creek & Poison Creek Trails)
GPS 44.47569 -116.21475  Directions to Trail Head  Maps Trail-131 & Trail-134
If you have not ridden West Mountain, these are great trails!   Pictures: 2015  /   2016
Project Leader: Shelly Duff 208-880-2443 & Kelley Ragland 208-818-7944
?  SBBCH Event - Saturday, September 21, 2019  (BCHI Event)
BCHI State Director’s meeting
Hosted by the North Central of Idaho Chapter in Grangeville, Id
Meeting will be at the Eagles Lodge - Lodging and other information
Contact Phil Ryan or Marybeth Conger for more details 

October 2019                                             Squaw Butte Event Registration System
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, October 08, 2020 - 7pm
La Costa Restaurant, Emmett, ID. Social Hour 6-7, Meeting 7-8:30
CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org    208-230-9456

? Sawyer Safety Training - Saturday October 5, 2019 09:00 to 16:00 (Educational Event)
Location Classroom:  Rob & Linda Adams, Sweet, ID
Sawyer Field Work - Sunday October 6, 2019 09:00 to 16:00 (Educational Event)
Location: Boise National Forest, North of Ola, Id
Sawyer safety review and  training class for new sawyers and current sawyers.
Training for USFS Sawyer "A" and "B" Bucker certification
If you are currently a sawyer or would like to be, plan on attending this class room safety review.
Pictures from Past Training Events  2015    2010
All who are planning to attend should review the  Sawyer Training Manual Chapter 1-3
A current CPR & First Aid card are required for USFS Certification.
Contact:  Rob Adams 208-781-0548  Moosely.Adams@gmail.com (contact for training material) 
? SBBCH Fun Ride - Sunday October 13, 2019   10:00 - 16:00 (Fun Ride Event)
Tripod Meadows, North West of Smith Ferry, ID
In the Saddle and ready to Ride 10:30 (ride is 4 to 5 hours)
If the weather and trail are in good shape should make the Tripod Peak Fire Lookout
Directions     Pictures 2010    Pictures 2008
Project Leader: Rob Adams 208-781-0548   
SBBCH Event - Saturday October 17, 2020 at 10:00  (Public Outreach Event)
Wild Rose Park, Highway 52, Emmett, ID
Fall Highway 52 Clean-Up
Wear Good walking shoes and bring gloves - Safety vest will be provided.
Project Leader - Bill Holt

November 2020                                        Squaw Butte Event Registration System
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, Nov 05, 2020 - 7pm
La Costa Restaurant, Emmett, ID Social Hour 6-7, Meeting 7-8:30
CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org     208-230-9456
End of Season Party & Potluck - Saturday Nov 14, 2020 16:00 - 20:00 (4pm-8pm)
Location: Roystone Hot Springs  located at milepost 44 on Hwy 52.  We are halfway between Emmett and Horseshoe Bend, Roystone Hot Springs 7882 N. Hwy 52  Sweet, ID 83670
For members interested the Pool and Hot Tub will be available for use.  Our potluck will be in the Spring House
Contact:  Ron Fergie Presideng @ sbbchidaho.org  208-230-9456

December 2020                                          Squaw Butte Event Registration System
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, Dec 03, 2020 - 7pm
La Costa Restaurant, Emmett, ID  Social Hour 6-7, Meeting 7-8:30
CONTACT:   president@sbbchidaho.org    208-230-9456

End of another great year!



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