Territorial Riders BCHO Elk Lake Creek Trail Restoration RTP Grant Project
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by Tim Lagasse – Please contact me with any questions –  territorialriders@bcho.org The Mt. Hood National Forest has some steep and rugged country, and Bull of the Woods Wilderness is probably some of the most rugged and isolated country in the Mt. Hood.  In addition, in 2010, a significantly sized, and very hot, forest fire burned out the center of … Read More

2017 Winner of the Double Diamond Award
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2017 Double Diamond Award Territorial Riders BCH of Oregon City, Oregon Eleven nominations for the Double Diamond Award were received. In reviewing the nominations, it was clear all the chapters that submitted nominations undertook very worthwhile projects. It was difficult for the committee to choose which nomination was most worthy of the award. After the scoring was completed, the Elk … Read More

2014 Winner of the Double Diamond Award
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The winner of the 2014 Double Diamond Award is the Beartooth Back Country Horsemen (BBCH)  of Montana. The Beartooth Back Country Horsemen of Montana (BBCH) members  won the the award for their efforts by spearheading the largest coalition of volunteers and government ever to open the Ernie Strum Trail––a trail to Lily Pad and Crater Lakes in Montana. Here is the full paper presented at the … Read More

2013 Winner of the Double Diamond Award
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The winner of the 2013 Double Diamond Award is the Black Hills Back Country Horsemen of South Dakota. The Black Hills Back Country Horsemen of South Dakota (BH BCH SD) members  won the the award for their efforts in assisting USFS – Region 2 Packstring packing in equipment for the Harney Lookout Tower Preservation project during September 9 – 13, 2013. … Read More

2013 Volunteer Hours Report & Double Diamond Award Recipient
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The BCHA Volunteer Hours committee reports the total value of the volunteer effort reported in 2013 was $13,972,949.71 and the Harney Lookout Tower Preservation Project supported by Black Hills BCH was selected as this years recipient of the Double Diamond Award. The other finalists for the Double Diamond Award were the, Mesa Verde BCH (Colorado), Four Corners BCH (Colorado), San … Read More

BCHA Announces 2012 Double Diamond Award Winners
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The name “Back Country Horsemen” carries weight. They are some of the most highly respected horse folks in the US. That’s not surprising. Since 1973, they’ve been keeping trails open for horse use in a variety of ways, such as attending public land planning meetings, talking with legislators, working with governing agencies, and putting grunt labor to work maintaining trails. … Read More

2012 Winner of the Double Diamond Award
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Congratulations to the Winner of the 2012 Double Diamond Award Show Me Missouri Back Country Horsemen and the San Gorgonio Pass Unit of BCH of California Two projects were selected for the 2012 Double Diamond award, Show Me Missouri Back Country Horsemen and the San Gorgonio Pass Unit of BCH of CA submitted the award-winning projects. Both projects demonstrate how … Read More

2011 Winner of the Double Diamond Award
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Congratulations to the winner of the 2011 Double Diamond Award John Burns of BCH Idaho Salmon River Chapter Camp Discovery at Heritage Days in conjunction with the Sacajawea Center in Salmon, ID John Burns worked with the Sacajawea Center to create the first ever Heritage Days. The purpose of the two-day event was to inform and demonstrate living in the … Read More

2010 Winner of the Double Diamond Award
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Congratulations to the winner of the 2010 Double Diamond Award BCH of Idaho member – Robbin Schindele BCH of Idaho member, Robbin Schindele, Emmett, Idaho, was presented the 2010 BCHA Double Diamond Award at the BCHA National Directors Meeting in Butte, Montana. His winning entry was the two trail safety posters. Both titled “What the Horse Sees”. Both posters emphasize trail … Read More

2009 Winner of the Double Diamond Award
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Congratulations to the winner of the 2009 Double Diamond Award The Passage of Right to Ride Legislation on state lands in Michigan Pigeon River and Beyond BCH Michigan The Double Diamond Award went to the Pigeon River and Beyond Affiliate of BCH Michigan for their diligent work in getting this piece of important legislation passed in the state of Michigan. … Read More

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