Road Construction on M553

Please be aware there is road construction going on between Gwinn and the crossroads on M553.  If you will be taking this road to the Enduro, expect delays and plan accordingly!

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Enduro Meeting Tomorrow!

There will be a meeting tomorrow, June 6th, at 7pm, at the Sands Township Hall to discuss the upcoming races. Please attend!

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Update! Moss Lake Trail Cleanup

We will be having our Moss Lake Trail cleanup this Saturday, April 23rd.  Come out and meet us at the trailhead at 9:00 a.m. to help clean some trail!  Bring a bike, ATV, truck, or just yourself and lend a hand with the many aspects of keeping our trails in ride-able condition.  After the work is done, the UP Sandstormers invite you to have dinner on the house at the Swallow Inn located in  Rapid River.  Hope to see everyone there!

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Moss Lake Cleanup

Due to snow, the Moss Lake Trail Cleanup that was tentatively planned for this weekend has been cancelled.  Stay tuned for more info!

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Porterfield Ride Planned for 4/2/2016

Time to get the bikes ready (if you haven’t already) and join us for a fun ride at the Porterfield Lake Motorcycle Trail, Saturday, April 2nd.  We will meet in the parking lot around 10am.  Remember to purchase your ORV sticker.  Hope to see you there!

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**Date Change for Enduro**

This year’s Loose Moose has changed from Sunday, June 12th, to Saturday, June 11th.  This is due to an overwhelming interest to run the enduro on Saturday.  Our Mini Moose Family Enduro will now take place Sunday, June 12th.  Please be sure to spread the word, and keep an eye on our website and facebook page for more info as it becomes available!

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Free Fishing Weekend!

The UP Sandstormers invite you to join us Saturday, February 13th, for some ice fishing!  The DNR are offering free fishing for the weekend so no fishing license is needed.  Depending on ice conditions, the location is tentatively set for Kipling Boat Launch just north of Gladstone.  Meeting time will be 10am at the boat launch, with fishing concluding around 4pm.  Lunch will be provided.  Please email info@upsandstormers.com if you are interested in joining us.  Direct questions to Nick Zambon at (906)236-3241.  Come out and have some fun!

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Bass Lake Cleanup

A tentative date of Monday, August 31st has been set for the Fall Bass Lake Cleanup.  Please contact Nick Zambon at 236-3241 if you are interested.

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Trailfest Info

The Sandstormer Trailfest is drawing near!  Mark you calenders for the weekend of August 29th/30th.  Details are as follows:

Location:  Staging (where the enduro was held)

Time: Saturday, August 29th and Sunday, August 30th

Signup: $20 per rider/$10 for each additional family member.  Free to paid members ($25 membership fee, applications available)

Signup will begin Friday late afternoon/evening at staging, and again early Saturday morning.  ORV stickers are required.  Rustic camping and bathrooms will be provided.  No campfires and you are responsible for your own trash.  There will be a riders meeting at 10 am before the ride.  An easy loop will be arrowed, along with guided tours of varying difficulty.  Saturday afternoon there will be a cookout with food provided.  Sunday is ride at your own leisure with riding wrapping up early afteroon.  Hoping for a great turnout and be sure to spread the word!

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Meeting Location Update

At August’s meeting, it was collectively decided that meetings will only be held at the Sands Township Hall.  However, we will have our December meeting at the Little Lake Legion to continue supporting their Children’s Christmas Party.  Again, that will be our only meeting held in Little Lake for the remainder of the year.  Be sure to note this change!

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