GCTC ACTIVITIES AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
*Ride at Spenceville Wildlife Area
*Brushing/Trimming and grading of trails in the Lone Grave trail system. Maintaining signs and posting of maps. Porta-potty available through the summer compliments of The Wild West Ride and GCTC.
*Ride at Cronan Ranch
*Annual campground clean up and spruce up of Skillman Horse Camp in cooperation with The Tahoe National Forest and California Land Management for the location of the GCTC annual poker ride.
*Fantastic successful Poker Ride Fundraiser. Many riders enjoyed the marked trail and delicious lunch and great prizes.
*Camp/ride/work weekend at Little Lasier Meadow Horse Camp. A great joint effort with TNF, California Land Management and GCTC to maintain this beautiful camp with the primary focus on horse use.
*Camp/ride/work weekend at Loney Meadow. Many downed trees cleared from several area trails.
*Ride Upper Pioneer Trail. Showing members the recent reroute to Bear Valley.
*Fourth annual United Trails Day , trimming and improving trails in the Burlington Road area in cooperation with Tahoe National Forest, BONC and YBONC (bicyclists), and NCWR (trail motorcyclists). A wonderful turn out of dedicated trail enthusiasts.
*Ride/camp Robinson Fla
*Annual Ride and Bar-B-Q at Gold Country Equestrian Trail Head attended by many GCTC members and guests.
*Meeting and delicious year end dinner and election of officers for 2012. Many GCTC members in attendance.
*Revision of GCTC Bylaws
*Ongoing work with the Tahoe National Forest for future projects including: removal and replacement of the horse water storage tank at Skillman; future connector trail from Rock Creek to Harmony Trail; Pacific Trail realignment and improvement of Pack Saddle Horse Camp
*A multitude of trees cleared from trails in the Lone Grave system, Pioneer Trail, Skillman/Burlington Road area, Little Lasier Meadow connector trail and Pacific Crest Trail, Loney Meadow area trails.
*Informative speakers and demonstrations at the GCTC general meetings.
*Trail sign posting and improvement on the area trails.
*Continued posting of pertinent information through GCTC communication emails to keep members up to date and informed of the latest trail information, horse health, legislative developments , as well as GCTC announcements.
*Bimonthly newsletter with articles of GCTC activities, member’s horse adventures, up to date information and many pictures, sent via email or postal mail to members.