Courtesy Sarah Wilde
|Setting Up for the Show|
|Paradise Vintage Jamboree Club|
|Bob Amber of Churubusco, Indiana|
A-1 Paradise Snowmobile Rentals donated two free fuel coupons, a synthetic oil blend, and synthetic oil for the Oldest Sled Award and the driver that traveled the furthest. Accepting the award for his 1968 Evinrude Skeeter, Ross Heavener was identified as having the oldest sled in the show.
2017 Vintage Snowmobile Show 1983 John Deere Sportfire 1982 John Deere Liquifire 1979 Polaris TX-C 1977 Polaris TX-2 1982 John Deere Trailfire 1979 Yamaha Exciter 1972 Evinrude Bobcat 1976 Yamaha SRA 1968 Evinrude Skeeter 1978 Yamaha Enticer 300 1974 Raider Double Eagle 1973 Mercury 1972 Ski-doo Olympic
|(L) Bob Amber of Churbusco, Ind; Ross Heavener, Paradise|
Bob Amber accepted the certificate on behalf of the Paradise Vintage Jamboree club for the club with the most members participating in the show. The certificate was provided by the Paradise Area Night Riders pledging to list the club's name on the foundation plaque of the groomer barn.
|Elon and Diana Sumerix|
Tom Purdue honored his friend and long time community resident, Ed Byrd by bringing in Ed's 1973 Mercury! The North Country Trail's Hiawatha Shore-to-Shore Chapter provided the award for the Most Historically Significant Sled. Thanks Tom!
Mark Biesecker made it to the show! A special shout out to Larry, Mark, and Roger for their support in this initial event. Many thanks to our sponsors this year: A-1 Paradise Snowmobile Rental, Paradise Area Night Riders, A Piece of Paradise, Silver Creek Grill & Pub, North Country Trails Hiawatha Shore to Shore.
Make plans today to participate in the 25th Annual Top of the Lake Show & Ride, Feb 17 - 19, 2017.
Starting with the classic movie, 8 Below, at the Whitefish Township Community Library Friday evening, a Free Winter MarketPlace Saturday, Pancake & Sausage Breakfast Saturday morning, Chili Cook-Off, Ice Sculpture Contest, and Polar Plunge, the entire weekend is filled with opportunities for snow mobiles, cross-country skiing, and snow shoe hikes. Check the Ice Festival Information flyer for further details.