Our Dryland Training and Montana Mountain Mushers meeting is October 8. Everything starts at 9 with Dryland Training and MMM meeting starts at 11:30 with sandwich lunch and potluck for salads and desserts. Registration form can be found here: https://montanamountainmushers.com/2022-Canine-Fun-Days.pdfAt 1:30, we will head to Lincoln (Pine Grove Campground near Lincoln for the Race to the Sky/Jack Beckstrom bridge sign dedication at 3:30 on Saturday.Everything continues with dryland training on Sunday morning and that’s a wrap for the weekend. The site will be open for camping from Thursday until Tuesday, I believe at Morrell/Seeley Creek near Seeley Lake.
The long awaited bridge dedication is finally here on October 8. The US Forest Service and Montana Mountain Mushers have joined together to dedicate the new bridge across Beaver Creek Road, near Lincoln. The sign commemorates Race to the Sky and its beginnings through today, Jack Beckstrom’s part in seeing the race happen and history of the race. There will be representatives from the organizations to speak briefly about the bridge/sign. Everyone is invited.The US Forest Service, Lincoln District, placed a permanent bridge over Beaver Creek giving multi-use access for Race to the Sky trails connecting Lincoln to Seeley Lake for the 300 mile sled dog race held every February. Recently the Forest Service built a permanent bridge over this section of “Race Trail” and we would like to celebrate.We will have a Bridge Dedication on Saturday, October 8 at 3:30 p.m. on the bridge site which is near the Beaver Creek Campground just outside Lincoln, MT.Directions: About half a mile west of Lincoln is a road called Beaver Creek Road, head north on Beaver Creek Road, (you are on the flats near Lincoln but will be climbing slightly to rolling hills), stay left at the Y (on Beaver Creek Road) to Pine Grove Campground, go through campground, (about 5 miles from highway turn-off), at the north end of the campground there is an ATV parking area. Park there and the bridge is about 100 yards from the ATV parking area right on the creek. The campground is about 5 miles from the highway turn-off near Lincoln.Questions: 406-881-2909 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Everyone is welcome.