Our next walk is May 25th (this weekend) in Belle Fourche!
The walk will use the Belle Fourche River Walk bike path. Participants can visit the Center of Nation Visitor Center and Tri-State Museum. Water and restrooms will be available at Start/Finish. Carrying water is highly recommended. Pets must be leashed. Start walking between 7 -11 and finish by 2. Our starting point is the Center of Nation Visitor Center, 415 5th Ave, Belle Fourche, SD. Belle Fourche is located 58 miles north of Rapid City. Use I-90 west to Spearfish then US 85 north to Belle Fourche. Our POCs of this walk are Chip and Karen Elverud - (605) 718-3686 or email email@example.com.
Details for the Spring 2019 Crazy Horse will be up on this website by this Saturday afternoon. Thanks for your patience as we complete one event at a time.
The next BHVA Board meeting is July 15th at 5 pm at the Rapid City Public Library in the Community Room (the meeting room upstairs.
Membership Chair, Beth Hendricks also wanted me to remind those of you that haven't renewed your dues yet that now would be a great time to due so. I am attaching a link to our membership page here or you can go to the MORE tab at the top of this page and scroll down to the Club Info page to get to the membership form, or here is Beth's contact information: (605) 381-5176 firstname.lastname@example.org
Also under the Club Info page are the new guidelines and forms for BHVA Scholarship. Deadline for 2019 is March 31st.
Would you like to host an AVA sanctioned event in 2019? Please complete the walk form further down on this page and submit to Allen Ward.
We are trying something new with a slide show for photos - let us know if you like the format. If you have photos you would like to share from our traditional or seasonal walks please email them to email@example.com
2019 BHVA Walk requests forms
There are two file types for walk requests: one is a pdf file that you can print off and write on and snail mail and the other is a rich text document that will allow you to type in the form, save, and then submit you walk request electronically via email.
Walk Wyoming program runs from 2017-2019! The program will cost $10 plus event fees.
Year Round/Season Walks open for 2019
Spearfish Canyon Bike
Sturgis/Fort Meade Bike (not available for two weeks in August due to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally)
Rushmore Plaza Bike
Parks (Rapid City Holiday Inn)
Pierre - Capital Walk
Cowboy Hill (Rapid City Holiday Inn)
Presidents Walk (Rapid City Alex Johnson)
Sturgis/Fort Meade (Sturgis Community Center is closed Jan. 1st)
Hot Springs (Jan. 1-Nov. 30, 2019)
Buffalo Beat pins are available at the 2019 traditional walks. The pins are $5 and match the logo on our 30th anniversary shirts. You can also look for them at the specialties tent at Crazy Horse.
Did you know?
If you are new to volkssporting and you would like to learn more about where and when other walks are held around the country, then click the word Events and search the state/s or type of events that you are looking for on the American Volkssport Association website. There is more that you can learn on the AVA website too. So be daring and give it a click!