Top Of The World ATV Club
Northeast Kingdom of Vermont ATV Trail News and Information
Trails are open!
We held our annual meeting on January 17th, 2015. In addition to electing officers for this year, we also covered lots of business including VASA rate increases and trail maintenance. Go to our Meeting Minutes to get the whole story.
Election of Officers for 2015 :
Vice President: Mike Audet was nominated by Chad Sterling, and it was seconded by Steven Bean, the secretary cast one ballot for Mike Audet to be Vice President.
Secretary: Chad Sterling cast one vote for Steven Bean to be secretary.
Treasurer: Steven Bean cast one vote for Marge Audet to be treasurer.
VASA Representative to replace Bob Tucker: Donna Paquette has agreed to accept the position.
VEST class- VASA Education Safety Training class for young people - people can contact Chad for more info.
Registration & Insurance
Riders on the trails in Concord need to be aware that they need to have their registration and proof of insurance with them. The trails may be patrolled and violators may be ticketed. In Concord you also need to have insurance! Make sure you have your insurance card on you wheeler!
Hats - T-Shirts - Sweatshirts are Available
Hats sweatshirts and t-shirts are available for sale at $15.00 as well as small TOWATV decals.
For hats, colors will be camo, orange and pink camo. For sweatshirts, light gray, dark gray, blue, red and pink.
If anyone wants a specific item they can contact Chad directly or watch for a table to be set up at specific events.
Notice To Side by Side Owners
The State of Vermont will no longer register as ATV's vehicles that exceed 60 inches or larger in width. If you have a side by side that measures 60 inches, you can contact Danny Hale at VASA and discuss getting it registered with him. Go to the VASA website to get in contact with Danny.
TRAIL HELP NEEDED!
The riding season is coming in the spring, and we need plenty of help to get the trails in shape for this summer!
As an incentive to all you riders, we've come up with a bonus for all who pitch in and help this year. Here it is:
You volunteer 30 hours of time on the trail maintenance program this year, and we'll reimburse your 2015 membership fees! That's right. We'll give you your 55 bucks back for your TOWATV membership and your VASA membership too.
Please! We need your help! We have a large and great system of trails and we need you to help to keep them great!
Contact Chad Sterling or Bob Tuckerfor more info and to volunteer.
Send us Your News
If you find an article of interest, or have some club news to share, please send it along to Webmaster@towatv.com, and we'll post it here.
Dates to remember
The next meet ing will be held at Chads House Saturday October 10, at 9:00 AM.
The Mt Washington ride is Sunday July 26 and the Big Event is Saturday, August 8th in Danville. The club is looking for volunteers to help out at our food booth. Get involved!
Our officers are, as of January 2015;
President: Chad Sterling 802-695-2280 firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Mike Audet (Pine) 802-222-9267 email@example.com
Secretary: Steven Bean 508-881-9653 firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Marge Audet 802-222-9267 email@example.com
Trail Administrator: Mike Audet (Pine) 802-222-9267 firstname.lastname@example.org
We would like to give a big thanks to all the land owners for the use of their land. Without you our trails wouldn't be the same.Notice From Waterford Select Board: ALL Waterford roads are CLOSED to ATV's. You may cross roads from trail to trail only. Violators will be prosecuted
In the spring everyone is asked to ride the trails close to your home and put back signs or screw them onto the poles. If new signs or poles are needed contact Chad or Mike. In addition, if you see a trail that needs work, contact Chad or Mike to get it on the schedule to be fixed.
Reciprocity with New Hampshire Has Ended
New Hampshire and Vermont have ended their reciprocal deal for A.T.V. registration. The original deal was for for 2012 and 2013 only and has come to an end as of January 1st. of 2014. For updates on riding in New Hampshire and New Hampshire rules and information visit www.ride.nh.gov or www.nhtrails.org . In Vermont visit www.vtvasa.org. We still have reciprocity with New York and Pennsylvania.
Top of the World ATV Club Annual Calendar.
We've just getting started on our annual calendar for the 2015 season. All our 2015 events will be listed right here so you can join us for ride-ins, help with trail work, and plan ahead for meetings and other events.
New Vermont Young Rider ATV Safety Course now available online from the Vermont State Police.
If you are 12 years of age or older but less than 18 years of age, you may operate an ATV only if you:
- Are on land owned by you, your parents, or your guardian or …
- Are under the direct supervision of an instructor while taking a state-approved safety education course or …
- Have been certified in a state-approved safety education course.
Read more about the Vermont Young Rider Safety Program program