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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 2019                                              Squaw Butte Event Registration System
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 - 7pm
La Costa Restaurant, Emmet , ID  Social Hour 6-7, Meeting 7-8:30
CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org  208-230-9456
SBBCH Leadership Team Meeting - Sunday January 13, 2019 -Time 10:00 to 15:30
Location - Adams Home, Sweet, ID  Directions
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 2019                                           Squaw Butte Event Registration System 
SBBCH Monthly Meeting -Thursday, Feb 7, 2019 - 7pm
La Costa Restaurant, Emmett, ID   Social Hour 6-7, Meeting 7-8:30
CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org  208-230-9456
Education - BCHA Webinar - Saturday February 23, 2019
Chapter and State officer training webinar  Details & Sign-Up
Contact:  Marybeth Conger 208-236-0769
Cancelled due to potential road conditions due to winter storm warnings
Fun Ride
- Sunday February 24, 2019 (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 Potluc after ride.       GPS 43.2986355  -116.524206   Google Map  
Good parking and bathroom facilities open year round.  Pictures from past event.
March 2019                                                Squaw Butte Event Registration System
Idaho Sportsmen Show - Back Country Horsemen of Idaho Booth (Public Outreach Event)
Thursday-Sunday Feb 28 Mar 1/3, 2019 - Expo Idaho (fair grounds)
CONTACT: Nancy Smith 208-739-5718    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 7, 2019 - 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 17, 2019  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.
Contact Rob Adams 208-781-0548  projects@sbbchidaho.org
BCHI State Board Meeting,  Friday March 22, 2019
Location: Idaho Fall /      Information about Board Meeting & Convention
Shilo Inn & Convention Center, 780 Lindsay, Blvd. Idaho Falls, 83402   208-523-0088
Time: 08:00 to 17:00 board of directors Meeting  09:30 to 12:00 State Foundation Meeting
Contact: Phil Ryan state.board@sbbchidaho.org 208-398-8993 
BCHI State Convention, Saturday March 23, 2019 (BCHI Event - Educational)
"Sharing the Adventure" Infromation about the Convention
Shilo Inn & Convention Center, 780 Lindsay, Blvd. Idaho Falls
Activities start at 08:00 and end with a Banquet, live auction and entertainment
Contact: Phil Ryan  state.board@sbbchidaho.org  208-398-8993

April 2019                                            Squaw Butte Event Registration System

SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, April 04, 2018 - 7pm
La Costa Restaurant, Emmett, ID  Social Hour 6-7, Meeting 7-8:30
Guest Speaker, Sally Ferguson - Selway Bitterroot Frank Church Foundation
CONTACT: president@sbbchidaho.org  208-230-9456
Wilderness First Aid & CPR Refresher - Saturday April 6, 2019 (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
Cancelled - Fun Ride - Sunday April 7, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00 (Public Event)
Location: Succor Creek (near Homedale, ID)  Directions  GPS 43.6096 -117.0951
Expecting Very Wet Weather and members concerns about the Equine Herpesvirus  in SW Idaho  
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  
BCHI Horse Expo Booth - Fri-Sat-Sun April 12,13 & 14 2019 (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 27, 2019  10:00 - 16:00 (Public Outreach & Educational Event) 
 
Location: Emmett Public Arena - Next to fair grounds
Stock Packing, Planning & Minimum Impact Skills
Many more details to come!  Past Event Pictures:   Blog Posts:   Flyer  2018
Contact:  Lisa Griffith  208- 571-1054 & Shelly Duff  208-880-2443
May 2019                                             Squaw Butte Event Registration System
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 7 pm
La Costa Restaurant, Emmett, ID
Social Hour 6-7, Meeting 7-8:30
Guest Speaker: Alayne Blickle  Horses for Clean Water
CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org  208-230-9456
HWY 52 Spring Cleanup - Monday May 6, 2019 (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.

Sawyer Safety Training - Sunday May 19, 2019 09:00 to 16:00 (Educational Event)
Location: Classroom:  Rob & Linda Adams, Sweet, ID
Sawyer safety review and  training class for new sawyers and current sawyers. 
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
Contact:  Rob Adams 208-781-0548  projects@sbbchidaho.org
SBBCH Yard Sale - Saturday, May 18, 2019 (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 19, 2019  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
?? 2019 Boise National Forest Volunteer Partnership Meeting (Public Meeting)
May 30, 2019 17:30 to 19:30 at the Idaho Pizza Company, 7100 W. Fairview Ave, Boise ID
Charlie Jarvis (USFS) will be discussing the upcoming trail season and answering questions.
Contact:  Bill Holts 208-830-4877
June 2019                                                   Squaw Butte Event Registration System
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 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 1, 2019, National Trails Day  (June 1/2) (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
A local BSA troup with be working with us on this project.
Project Leader:  Rob Adams Projects@sbbchidaho.org  208-781-0548
Trail Project - Tuesday/Wednesday  June 11-12, 2019 (Week Day Project) (Trail Event)
Twenty Mile Lakes Trail - Warren Wagon Road, McCall, ID
GPS 45.1344191 -116.0102189  Information & Directions
Project Leader:    Projects@sbbchidaho.org  
Trail Project - Saturday/Sunday June 22/23 2019 (Trail Event)
Horse Camping & Trail Maintenance 

PNF- Yellow Jacket Trail Head  - South of Warm Lake ( Cascade, Id)
Description of Project     GPS: 44.56361,-115.6794 
Rides    Pictures    Map
Project Leader:  Rob Adams 208-781-0548
 
July 2019                                                    Squaw Butte Event Registration System
?? SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, July 04, 2019 - 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 5/7, 2019 (Trails Event)
Stanley Basin - Bull Trout Lake Trail Head  (Fishing available)
Location: Stanley, Idaho 
Information:   Directions  GPS    MAP  Wyoming-Fir Creek Trail   Gates Creek Trail
Warm Spring Trail         Kirkham Ridge Trail
Project: Trimming and other required trail maintenance on these popular non-motorized trails.
Contact: ? Need Leader ?  Projects@sbbchidaho.org

Trail Project Saturday/Sunday July 13/14, 2019 (Trails Event)
ITA Packing Support - Tin Cup Trail Head to Alice Lake (Pack-In)
CREW PACK-IN is Sunday July 14th
Trail 10.4 miles round trip, 1720 foot elevation gain
Location: Pettit Lake Trail Head, Sawtooth NRA
Details of Project  Video from past project   Map   GPS:  43.983868  -114.865024
Project Leader:  Rob Adams 208-781-0548  projects@sbbchidaho.org
Trail Project -  Tuesday/Wednesday July 16-17, 2019 (Week Day Project) (Trails Event)
BNF - Needels Trail South (work the trail from the south end) Trail Head  / TR-115  Trail Info
Location : 20 miles North East of Cascade, ID
Project Leader: ??  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 2019                                              Squaw Butte Event Registration System
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, Aug 2, 2019 -  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 August 17/18, 2019 (Trails Event) Pack-In
Wilderness Volunteers - Trail Maintenance in McGown Lake Area - Sawtooth Wilderness
WV Leaders: Zoe Purtzer & Darrell La Valle   USFS: Tom Winters (Sawtooth Trails Mgr)
Project Leader: Rob Adams projects@sbbchidaho.org  208-781-0548
Project Details   Map   Pictures  Video 
WV will join us Saturday afternoon and will be packed in Sunday morning from the Stanley Lake TH..
Trail Project - Saturday/Sunday August 24/25, 2019  (Trails Event) Pack-Out
Wilderness Volunteers - Trail Maintenance in McGown Lake Area - Sawtooth Wilderness
WV Leaders:  Zoe Purtzer & Darrell La Valle   USFS: Tom Winters (Sawtooth Trails Mgr)
Project Leader: Rob Adams projects@sbbchidaho.org  208-781-0548
WV will be packed out Saturday August 24, 2018 for the Stanley Lake TH.

September 2019                                         Squaw Butte Event Registration System

SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, September 5, 2019 -  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 15/16, 2018  (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:  Shelly Duff 208-880-2443
?? Trail Project & Camping - Saturday/Sunday September 22/23, 2018  (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 22, 2018  (BCHI Event)
BCHI State Director’s meeting
08:00 - 17:00 American Legion Cabin, 317 South Howard St.
Hotel: Fairfield Inn & Suites, 1000 W Pullman, Rd, Moscow, ID 83843  208-882-4600
Location: Moscow, ID
Contact Phil Ryan or Marybeth Conger for more details 

October 2019                                             Squaw Butte Event Registration System
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, October 03, 2019 - 7pm
La Costa Restaurant, Emmett, ID. Social Hour 6-7, Meeting 7-8:30
CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org    208-230-9456

?? SBBCH Fun Ride - Sunday October 7, 2018   10:00 - 16:00 (Fun Ride Event)
4-Mile Creek - Wild Horse Area - North of Emmett, ID
In the Saddle and ready to Ride 10:30 (ride is 4 to 5 hours)
Fun and educational ride - With some luck we will see one or more bands of the
 mustangs that live on the western slopes of Squaw Butte.  This area is game and stock
trails with a bit of cross country. Please check out the pictures before you sign up!
Location:   Emmett   -   4 Mile Creek (Wild Horse Area)  GPS: 44.0751,-116.4886    HMA  MAP      
Pictures:   2010   2017
Project Leader: Rob Adams 208-781-0548   
SBBCH Event - Saturday October 19, 2019 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 -
Fall Potluck & Fun Ride - Sunday October 27, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00 ( Food & Fun )
Come spend time eating some great food and catching up with old and new friends, the
 "Ride is optional" and is weather dependent. Trailer parking and horse water available near our barn.

Ride Location: Ride Johnson Creek, Sweet, ID  10:30 - Be in saddle ready to ride (10:00- 14:00)
Potluck  (RAIN or SHINE) will be held  at Rob & Linda Adams Home, Sweet, ID 13:00 to 16:00

Potluck 13:00 - 16:00, you don't have to ride to attend the pot luck.  Food will be served at 14:30.
Bring a dish to share, and a chair to sit in. 
Directions to Johnson Creek & Adams Home      MAP
Contact: Rob Adams projects@sbbchidaho.org 208-781-0548
November 2019                                         Squaw Butte Event Registration System
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, Nov 07, 2019 - 7pm
La Costa Restaurant, Emmett, ID Social Hour 6-7, Meeting 7-8:30
CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org     208-230-9456
?? Ski & Mountain Trauma Conference (Saint Alphonsus)
Thursday-Saturday, November 1-3, 2018
Sun Valley Resort,   WEBSITE
If you are an EMT, paramedic, member of a search and rescue team, ski patrol
 or just love wilderness medicine and rescue—this is your conference!
Hands-on simulation, workshops, advanced climbing, avalanche survival and so
 much more are sure to give your team the latest education and techniques to handle
any patient situation in the remote wilderness.
The conference will provide breakfast on Friday and Saturday as well as lunch on Friday.  See you in November!
December 2019                                          Squaw Butte Event Registration System
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, Dec 05, 2019 - 7pm
La Costa Restaurant, Emmett, ID  Social Hour 6-7, Meeting 7-8:30
CONTACT:   president@sbbchidaho.org    208-230-456
End of Season Party, Saturday December  7, 2019
Time 18:00 - 22:00 (6-10 pm)  Directions
Pot-luck dinner for members and guests
Pictures  2016   2017
Location:  Rebecca Ignacio Party Venue
Contacts:  Party Committee
End of another great year!



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