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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
(Cancelled) Fun Ride - Sunday March 22, 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
(Cancelled) 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 
(Cancelled) 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  (Cancelled or Rescheduled)            Squaw Butte Event Registration System
(Cancelled) 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
(Cancelled - Will try and schedule a class later in the year)
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
(Cancelled) 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
(Cancelled) 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 

(To Be Rescheduled)
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
ZOOM Virtual Meeting - Link will be sent out via email
Meeting 7 - 7:30
CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org  208-230-9456
Fun Ride - Sunday May 17, 2020  10:00 - 16:00 (Chapter Event)
Location - BLM - Succor Creek - Power Line Loop (Homedale, ID)
GPS:  43.6096 -117.0951 Directions     Sat-View     Google Map
Be ready to ride by 10:30, This area should not have many other users, pretty loop ride.
NO Food after - follow current covid-19 protocols  Pictures
Contact Rob Adams 208-781-0548   projects@sbbchidaho.org
(Will Be Rescheduled 2021)  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!
Sawyer Safety Workshop - Saturday May 30, 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.
Workshop limited to 10  participants
Pictures from Past Events  2015    2019
Class Material Download (Zip)
Contact:  Rob Adams 208-781-0548  Projects@sbbchidaho.org

June 2020                                                   Squaw Butte Event Registration System
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 7pm
ZOOM Virtual Meeting - Link will be sent out by email
Meeting 7-7:30
CONTACT: president@sbbchidaho.org   208-230-9456
Cancelled - Due to weather - June 13, 2020
Trails Project- Saturday June13, 2020, National Trails Day) (Trails Event)
Peace  Creek Trail Head - Middle Fork Payette
This is a day trail project,
no group food. I hope to have a crew ready to leave
the trail head around 09:30 and should be back at the trailers by 17:00 to drive back home.
Directions  Map  USFS(034)   Trail Description  44.3421 -115.7930
Trail maintenance on upper & lower Peace Creek Trail
Project Leader:  Rob Adams Projects@sbbchidaho.org  208-781-0548
The BNF & PNF are starting to open some of their camping areas so it may be possible to
drive to the trail head the night before the project.  
Members are responsible for bringing  their own food and weed free hay.

Trail Project - Saturday June 20, 2020 - Payette National Forest (Trail Event)
Hitt Mountain (Tool Cache Trail Head) Cambridge, Idaho
Directions    /  Map  / GPS 44.627891 -116.926588     Pictures
This is a day trail project, no  group food.  I hope to have the crew ready to leave the trail
head by 10:00 and back to the trailers by 17:00 to drive back home.
The project will consist of mostly brushing on the various trails out of this trail head
Project Leader: Rob Adams 208-781-0548    Projects@sbbchidaho.org  
July 2020                                                   Squaw Butte Event Registration System
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 7pm
Wild Rose Park, below Black Canyon Dam, Emmett, ID   Social Hour 6:30-7, Meeting 7-8:00
This is a well shaded park with a number of good locations to hold our meeting and to park.
Bring chair and cooler with drinks and food.  GOOGLE MAP
CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org   208-230-9456 

Trail Project -  Wednesday July 8, 2020 09:00 (Trails Event - Weekday)
PNF - Twenty Mile Lakes Trail TR-085 GPS 45.1344191, -116.0102189
 Trail Info   Plan on working on TR-085 and TR-315 up to the lakes
 Pictures 2019
 Project Leader: Rob Adams  Projects@sbbchidaho.org
Trail Project - Saturday/Sunday July 18/19, 2020  ( Trail Project)
Squaw Creek Trail Head TR-131
West Mtn North / TR-134  Poison Creek trail
We will be camping at Squaw Creek Camp near the trail head GPS 44.47569, -116.21475  Directions  

Map   Pictures   2019   2016
Project Leader: Rob Adams 208-781-0548 Projects@sbbchidaho.org

August 2020                                            Squaw Butte Event Registration System
Trail Project - Saturday/Sunday August 1/2, 2020 ( Horse Camping)
PNF - Kennally Creek Trail head -Multiple Trails  
Location: Paddy Flat Road, Donnelly, ID
Kennally Creek Trail Head  GPS 44.78232 -115.87778  MAP
Camp ground Info   PDF  PNF Trail Status Map
Project Leader: Rob Adams  208-781-0548  projects@sbbchidaho.org  
SBBCH Monthly Meeting-Thursday, Aug 6, 2020 -  7pm
Emmett City Park, Emmett, ID   Social Hour 6:30-7, Meeting 7-8:00
Park on North Johns Ave on the East side of the park!
Bring chairs and a cooler with drinks and food.  GOOGLE MAP
CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org    208-230-9456
Trail Project - Saturday/ August 15, 2020 (Trail Event - Day Project)
West Mountain Trail - MAP   Photos     Poison Creek TR-134 
Location;  Squaw Creek Trail Head at the end of 625G    44.480656   -116.205024
The trail head is a 2 hour drive from Sweet, ID via the Sweet-Ola road  Directions
Contact :  Rob Adams  208-781-0548
(Cancelled - Will be rescheduled in 2021)
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 29, 2020  (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!
We will be continuing the work we did on Cougar Lake Trail and Needles Trail!
Trail Head Info     GPS: 44.78232,-115.87778      Map
Project Leader:  Rob Adams  208-781-0548

September 2020                                        Squaw Butte Event Registration System

New Time 6:30-7:30 PM
SBBCH Monthly Meeting
-Thursday, September 3, 2020
Emmett City Park, Emmett, ID   Social Hour 6:00-6:30, Meeting 6:30-7:30
Park on North Johns Ave on the East side of the park! Near or in the Lion Clubs Pivilion
Bring chairs and a cooler with drinks and food.  GOOGLE MAP
CONTACT:  president@sbbchidaho.org    208-230-9456
September  5-7 is Labor day Weekend!
Trail Project & Camping - Saturday/Sunday September 19/20, 2020  (Trails Event)
Project:  Boiling Springs - Middle Fork of the Payette
Located north of Garden Valley on Middle fork road (Go to the End)
Middle Fork Payette - Boiling Spring Trail Head    GPS  44.3572 -115.8605  USFS[041]
There are two trails of interest to riders out of the trail head, Boiling Springs which follows and crosses
the Payette river a number of time, and Wet Foot which climbs up to a view of  the Silver Plunge valley
Pictures   2009      2011     2015   
Project Leader:  Rob Adams  208-781-0548
SBBCH Event - Saturday, September 26, 2020  (BCHI Event)
BCHI State Director’s meeting
Phone in meeting - covid-19 - Details will be send out via Email)
Time: 08:00 to 17:00 board of directors Meeting  09:30 to 12:00 State Foundation Meeting
Contact Phil Ryan or Lynn Garner 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


? 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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