Merritt Snowmobile Club 

"Sled 'N Heaven"

The Merritt Snowmobile Club was incorporated by the BC Societies Act on April 5 1972.  The M.S.C. promotes safe family snowmobiling with riding areas on Thynne Mountain, Stoyoma Mountain, Honeymoon Lakes and the Hooshum Ridge  by maintaining a trail system that has been approved and is part of a management agreement with the Province of B.C.

GROOMER GPS TRACKING

 

SNOW REPORTS

Jan 16/2022
Thynne Area

Trails that are groomed are in great shape no whoops, crusty off the trail as the warm winds have compressed the snow pack.


Jan 8/2022
Both Thynne & Prospect Areas

This weeks snow dump is setting in the alpine with warmer temps on Sunday.  Avalanche risk is increasing.
Warmer temps mid week with mix snow/rain.

Jan 2/2022

Thynne Mt area getting dumped on currently. Wind blown fresh with about 2-3 feet of fresh.

Prospect area getting dumped on currently Wind blown fresh with about 2-3 feet of fresh at 24Km and about 5-6" fresh from 9Km to 24Km.

Nov 10/2021
Thynne Mt Area is getting dumped on right now anyone going out shoot us a DM with condition reports.

Oct 20/2021
Thynne Mt Area had 30cm at the top, reports were good road riding conditions.

GROOMING REPORTS

Jan 22/2022
Thynne Mt Area

The groomer team Adam M & Simon smoothed the road from the back of the Henning trail to Andys lake and back to the Brookmere parking lot.

Jan 22/2022
Prospect Area Groomer

The repair team found the failure on the unit to be an alternator. It's been replaced and is ready for the next snow dump. 


Jan 14/2022
Thynne Mt Area
Groomer was out and did the loop check the latest GPS tracking link for where they got smoothed.

Couple inches of newer snow with a little crust is what’s reported from the crews.

Thanks to Adam M and Freddie E for going out to make it smooth for the weekend. Watch for trees that were down in the trail.


Jan 9/2022
Prospect Area

Heads up the groomer had an electrical issue and is broken down in the middle of the trail at 20.5km.

So here is what ya need to know got done before the break down.

Trails Groomed today.
-Parking Lot at 12Km cleared
-12Km to 32Km Bridge washout on Prospect
-To 30km on Hooshum


Jan 7/2022
Thynne Mt Area
-Parking Lot Cleared
-Groomer ran from 0Km to the Tin Shed and down Fence Line to Short Cut & back to Parking lot.  Several trees cleared by the chase crew with power saws.

Jan 2/2022
The Thynne Mt Groomer maintenance has been a success.

-Engine Oil Changed
-Hydraulic oil topped up.
-Rubber for corduroy now installed with double plated reinforcement.
-Tracks are tensioned.
-Unit has been transported to Brookmere parking lot.
-Adam M cleared the parking lot Jan 2/2022

Jan 2/2022
-The 24K Groomer was out  grooming from the Junction at 24K to 12K parking lot.
-The 12Km parking lot was cleared.

 

BULLETIN BOARD

Up Coming Event mark your calendar!

Poker Run / Beacon Search / Avalanche Awareness / Chilli Run

When: Feb 13/2022
Where: Brookmere Parking Lot, Andy's Lake, Tin Shed

We are in the starting of planning to have a Poker Run starting in the Brookmere parking lot. With Andy's Lake Shelter to have beacon search training.
Chilli will be at the parking lot.
More to come in future post we just want to get in your calendar so you can plan to bring the whole family along.

See you on the snow!


Next Meeting Feb 8/2022 

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Chili Run, Poker, Beacon Search Feb 13/2022

Our New Beacon Checker Sign

Mountain Weather Forecast

 
Camera: Comstock
Comstock - Hwy 5 at Comstock Rd, about 15 km south of Merritt, looking north.
 
Camera: Larson Hill
Larson Hill - Hwy 5 at Larson HIll, 36 km south of Merritt, looking north.
 
Camera: Mine Creek
Mine Creek - Hwy 5 southbound, at Mine Creek Rd, looking south.
 
Camera: Britton Creek - N
Britton Creek - N - Hwy 5, by Britton Creek Rest Area northbound turnoff, looking north.
 
Camera: Britton Creek - S
Britton Creek - S - Hwy 5, by Britton Creek Rest Area northbound turnoff, looking south.
 
Camera: Coquihalla Lakes
Coquihalla Lakes - Hwy 5, 61km south of Merritt, looking north.
 
Camera: Coquihalla Summit - N
Coquihalla Summit - N - Hwy 5, about 7 km north of Zopkios Brake Check, looking north.
 
Camera: Coquihalla Summit - S
Coquihalla Summit - S - Hwy 5, about 7 km north of Zopkios Brake Check, looking south.
 
Camera: Zopkios Southbound - S
Zopkios Southbound - S - Hwy 5, southbound at Zopkios Rest Area, near the Coquihalla Summit, looking south.
 
Camera: Zopkios Northbound - N
Zopkios Northbound - N - Hwy 5, northbound at Zopkios Rest Area, near the Coquihalla Summit looking north.
 
Camera: Coquihalla Great Bear Snowshed
Coquihalla Great Bear Snowshed - Great Bear Snowshed looking north.
 
Camera: Box Canyon - N
Box Canyon - N - Hwy 5, near Box Canyon Rest Area, looking north.
 
Camera: Box Canyon - S
Box Canyon - S - Hwy 5, near Box Canyon Rest Area, looking south.
 
Camera: Portia - N
Portia - N - Hwy 5, by northbound Portia Chain Up, looking north.
 
Camera: Portia - S
Portia - S - Hwy 5, by northbound Portia Chain Up, looking south.
 
Camera: Brenda Mine - E
Brenda Mine - E - Hwy 97C (Okanagan Connector) about 22km west of 97/97C Jct, looking east.
 
Camera: Brenda Mine - W
Brenda Mine - W - Hwy 97C (Okanagan Connector) about 22km west of 97/97C Jct, looking west.
 
Camera: Elkhart - W
Elkhart - W - Hwy 97C (Okanagan Connector) 25 km east of Hwy 5A/97C Jct, looking west.
 
Camera: Elkhart - E
Elkhart - E - Hwy 97C (Okanagan Connector) 25 km east of Hwy 5A/97C Jct, looking east.
 
Camera: Pennask Summit
Pennask Summit - Hwy 97C, 74km west of Kelowna, looking east.
 
Camera: Aspen Grove
Aspen Grove - Hwy 97C at Hwy 5A Junction, near Aspen Grove, looking south.
 
Camera: Helmer Lake
Helmer Lake - Hwy 5, 24 km north of Merritt at Helmer Interchange, looking north.
 
Camera: Walloper
Walloper - Hwy 5, 23 km South of Kamloops, looking north.
 
Camera: Highland Valley Rd
Highland Valley Rd - Hwy 97C, at Highland Valley Rd, about 61 km north of Merritt and 46 km south of Ashcroft, looking north.
 
Camera: Princeton
Princeton - Hwy 3 at Frontage Rd on the west side of Princeton, looking south.
 
Camera: Jackass Mnt. Summit
Jackass Mnt. Summit - Hwy 1 at Jackass Mt. Summit, between Boston Bar and Lytton, looking north.
 
Camera: Boston Bar - S
Boston Bar - S - Hwy 1 at Kahmoose Rd, 12 km north of Boston Bar, looking south.