AUGUST 5TH BREAKFAST HAS BEEN CANCELLED!

Due to fire activity and safety concerns for pilots it's been decided to postpone the Big Creek Lodge breakfast that was scheduled for Saturday, August 5th. It will be rescheduled 2017.07.27 Targhee Regulars Fire Crew at BC smallsometime in September.   During the last week of July, dead and downed trees were removed around the Big Creek Station and Big Creek Lodge in preparation for point protection efforts if needed for the Missouri Fire and now the Pueblo Fire.  The small material (branches, tops, etc.) was chipped and spread and the tree boles were bucked into manageable lengths. Here's the Targhee Regular Fire Crew that made it happen.

 

 

 

2017 BREAKFAST DATES ANNOUNCED:

Saturday, June 17th 8A4D33B0 C747 48E1 AA4D 09AAC932840C

Saturday, June 24th

Saturday, August 5th

Breakfasts will be held at the Lodge Site, and run from 8am-10am so people can depart when the winds are still normally light. Yes, the beer batter pancakes, ham and eggs will be served again with coffee and juice - all at your favorite Idaho destination. 

These events are for the public, and people arriving by road or airplane do so at their own risk.  Pilots should have an appropriate aircraft and should seek a professional instructor if they do not have mountain/canyon flying training, skills or experience.  Please communicate on 122.9 and be aware of other aircraft; the canyon can get busy with arrivals and departures during the breakfasts.

 

 

JOIN US AT THE 2017 IDAHO AVIATION TRADESHOW 2016 ID Aviation Tradeshow1

When:  May 19-20

Where:  Aero Mark Hangar, Idaho Falls (KIDO)

Why:  Get the details on this years' plans for opening Big Creek Lodge.  Great People, Good Info, Fun!  

 

 

 

 

 

CESSNA 172 RAFFLE DRAWING IS JUNE 4TH, 2016!

What:  It's a free event, open to the public and includes music/dancing, aircraft static displays, free finger food, and a cash bar.

When:  Saturday, June 4th, 4 p.m. - ?   Raffle Drawing will be at 6 p.m.

Where:  AvCenter Hangar at the Nampa Airport (KMAN) near Boise, Idaho.

Why:  It's your last chance to buy a $50 tax deductible ticket!  If you don't win you might get to see the lucky winner (ticket holders need not be present to win). 

Can't be there?  The winner's name will be put on our Facebook page and emailed to our fans so they can stay informed. 

Need more information or have questions?  Go to our raffle page or call Bruce at 208-871-1423.

 

2016 BREAKFAST EVENTS ANNOUNCED:

Mark your calendars;  breakfasts will be held at the Lodge Site on selected weekends, and run from 8am-10am so people can Breakfast participants 2 webdepart when the winds are still normally light. Yes, the beer batter pancakes, ham and eggs will be served again with coffee and juice--outdoors in a beautiful setting.  

And, just like last year, we will have a polo or soft tee (click here for shirt details)as a thank you gift.  Shirts in the color/style/size you select  will be mailed to you as a thank you for your generous donation of $130 or more.

Lastly, you can place an order for IAF's Backcountry Lodge Reference Guide (we think you'll like it).  

   

 

Here are the dates:

  •   June 18 (8-10am)Jeep front low
  •   June 25 (8-10am)
  •   July 16  (8-10am)

 In 2013 IAF held the first public breakfast events at Big Creek since October 2008! IAF Board Members and volunteers were on hand to dish out the vittles and discuss the lodge project and answer questions.  There were five breakfast events in 2013, four in 2014, and three in 2015.  We'd love to see you at one of the 2016 breakfasts.      


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These events are for the public, and people arriving by road or airplane do so at their own risk.  Pilots should have an appropriate aircraft and should seek a professional instructor if they do not have mountain/canyon flying training, skills or experience.  Please communicate on 122.9 and be aware of other aircraft; the canyon can get busy with arrivals and departures during the breakfasts.

 

2016 Work Parties

Dates for 2016 have yet to be selected.  Check back, as we'll post them as soon as dates are picked.  If you can attend one, come for a morning, or camp under your wing (or at the USFS campground)...we will have snacks and a dinner depending on the turnout/demand.  Work party dates are to work on the lodge site, not the airstrip.

Bring your wood tools, gloves, buckets, rope, shovels and your sense of adventure to work on fencing, cleaning the water tanks, repairing the buildings (floors and windows), cutting grass (we have a riding mower), etc.  Please email Vic Jaro for specific questions vjaro@amalsugar.com

Email us if you would like to get email updates:  info@rebuildbigcreek.com.