May 19.. Wenas....12 riders.. 53 miles
Apr 28.. Ahtanum...35 riders...29 miles
Apr 21.. Nasty Creek..12 riders...47 miles
Mar 3.. Wenas.....6 riders....43 miles
Thirty-five club members enjoyed the club's seventh annual Winter Dinner on Saturday, January 6. Dinner was at the Sea Galley with prime rib as the special. The club purchased soft drinks and the dessert, and a good time was had by everyone. Tim put together a 200 photo slide show to celebrate the 10th year anniversary of the club.
SUMMER CAMPOUT AND BBQ
Our annual summer campout and ride was held in the Ahtanum on Saturday, Aug. 19th. Thirty - one club members enjoyed the ride up over Darland Mountain. There were a few shorter rides after lunch. The roads/trails were very dusty but the riders all had a good time. A few folks rode up just for the dinner and a total of 37 members enjoyed the dinner catered by Famous Dave's.
CQS VOLUNTEERS WORK ON THE GREY ROCK
On Saturday, June 11, twenty-four CQS volunteers met at Tree Phones to clear trail on the Grey Rock. The workers broke into four small work groups and went out on the trail to clear brush and remove deadfall timber. At noon the crews reconvened back at Tree Phones for lunch and then went out again to continue the maintenance work. Lunch and soft drinks were provided via a grant that the club received from the Extreme Terrain off road group.
Thank you to everyone who participated in this effort to assist the DNR in the trail maintenance program.
SPRING RIDE / CAMPOUT
The club held its Annual Spring Ride and Campout on April 28th. The event was a huge success. There were 25 machines for the ride and a total of 35 riders participated. The group broke into two smaller groups for the rides. Scott led a group over White's Ridge and on up to Dead Horse Flats. Tim and Gary Kingsboro took a bunch and traveled up over Sedge Ridge and down to the South Fork.
The riders enjoyed a great dinner of pulled pork and all the fixings at 5:30 in the afternoon. There were chips, salads, veggies and tons of desserts. The meal was fantastic !!!!
Several folks stayed for the evening campfire. Many of them camped out and then headed home on Sunday.. A fun time was had by all...
EXTREME TERRAIN HELPS OUT
The Cascade Quad Squad has been awarded a Clean Trail Grant to help offset expenses of our upcoming trail work. The grant is sponsored by Extreme Terrain, a nationally recognized Off Road Outfitter company. Our club is most appreciative of the financial assistance, and we are pleased to partner with Extreme Terrain in this cleanup effort. The funds will help provide food, beverages and fuel for the workers during our work project. .Extreme Terrain www.extremeterrain.com
The club held it's annual Winter Ride on Saturday, December 2, 2017 in the Ahtanum.. Folks met at the Snow Park at 9:00 a.m for donuts. Riders headed out on the snowy trails at 9:30 am. Bob Schafer led one group up over Sedge Ridge and down along the South Fork of Ahtanum Creek. The group climbed up over Red Saddle and back to the Snow Park. Ken Didion took a group of riders up to Dead Horse Flats and down onto the North Fork. The group then rode up to White's Ridge and back to camp. Everyone enjoyed a nice big campfire and had some hot dogs and burgers with all the trimmings. Thanks to Scott, Loraye and Judy for cooking.
SUMMER RIDE/ DINNER
CQS members met in the Ahtanum on Saturday Aug 29 for a great summer ride. Twenty three riders rode the Ahtanum and then folks met back at camp for a very nice BBQ. The group enjoyed steak, chicken and all the trimmings. Several folks camped out for the weekend. It was a a great time.
Club elections were held August 27, 2017. There were no at large nominations so Ted, Carol and Loraye remain in their positions for two more years. All other officers will remain the same.
In early October several club members met in the Ahtanum snow park for a cleanup detail. The day was spent gathering debris from along the trails/roadsides/borrow pits. Several bags of litter were collected and deposited in the dumpster at the snow park. Thank you to all members who particpated in this worthwhile project to keep our riding areas beautiful. The DNR folks were most appreciative of the
HIGHWAY LITTER CONTROL PROJECT
Our club has volunteered to assist the State of Washington in it's litter control efforts. For the next three (3) years the Cascade Quad Squad will work to help manage and control a four (4) mile section of highway. Our project area will begin at the traffic light on Highway 12 near Gleed and continue two (2) miles toward Naches. We will maintain both sides of the highway for a total of four miles. Club members will be called upon three or four times annually to assist in this effort. The Cascade Quad Squad is to be commended on this public service project.
Nearly every weekend someone in the club is scheduling a ride. If you are interested in riding be sure to check your email or contact a club member regarding an upcomong activity. You can also use the contact us button on the club website to post any questions that you might have.
REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETINGS
WHEN: 7:00pm on the second Tuesday of each month.
WHERE: Round Table Pizza located next to Fred Meyers on 40th Ave.
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