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     Volume 1,  Issue 2                                                        November, 2005                                                                   Page 1

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 The  VALLECITO LEGEND 

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Inside:

Quotes of Note

The Rambler

Vallecito Stories

Activities & Events

Welcome Mat

The Outdoors

Kitchen Corner

Collecting & Hobbies

Know Your Neighbor

Directories & Reference:

Organizations & Links

Businesses & Links

Services

Churches

Our Writers

Our Artists

Area Demographics,
    
Climate & Map

Trails

Markets - Stock & Cattle
 Commonly needed forms

ATM Locations

Helpful Numbers

Event Schedule:

Artists Show -  Bayfield
 Pine River Valley Library
            Nov. & Dec.

Four Corners Backcountry
     Horsemen       Nov 10th
       Pizza at             6:00 PM
       Meeting            7:00 PM
La Plata Co.  Fairgrounds
 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Dec. 21, 2006
 
VALLECITO CROSS-COUNTRY SKI TRAILS OPEN
 
The Pine River Valley Nordic Ski Club, with the help of San Juan Sledders,
has groomed 12 kilometers of classic- and skate-ski trails on the east side
of Vallecito Reservoir. The family-oriented cross-country ski trail system
is accessed by driving across the dam at the south end of Vallecito
Reservoir on County Road 501. The trail system begins at the end of the
snowplowed portion of Forest Road 602 at the entrance to Old Timers
Campground. The road across the dam is narrow, Forest Road 602 is
snowpacked, and parking is limited and roadside. High-clearance vehicles
are recommended.
 
Trails are maintained by volunteers, with donations from users providing
for gasoline and equipment maintenance. Donations can be mailed to Pine
River Valley Nordic Ski Club, 111 Vallecito Drive, Vallecito Lake, CO
81122. The San Juan National Forest coordinates the volunteer effort and
provides trailhead information, along with a portable toilet.
 
For more information, contact Rick Callies, Pine River Valley Nordic Ski
Club, 884-7302.
 
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From:
Ann Bond
Public Affairs Specialist
San Juan Public Lands Center
15 Burnett Court
Durango, CO 81301
970 385-1219
abond@fs.fed.us

 


Marilyn McCord
at her Vallecito home on the mountain.

Marilyn knows what it takes to keep snow cleared, enough to get out of the house.

She is active in community affairs, and is a leader in the efforts to acquire grants
and other support to establish a trail and facilities around Vallecito Lake.

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