Levis Mound - Rebuild the Chalet

$6,695 of $20k goal

Raised by 117 people in 10 months
Tyler Thiede
on behalf of Levis Mound
 NEILLSVILLE, WI
Today was a sad day.  The chalet at Levis Mound Trail in Neillsville Wisconsin fell to a fire.  This chalet was a second home and the start of epic mountain biking, hiking, and cross country skiing trails.  This internationally known trail system is run and maintained by a group of dedicated volunteers.

Construction of the original Levis Mound Chalet was funded by the Clark County Forestry and Parks Dept, an RTA grant and the volunteers in NATA, along with other local businesses. 

 Please help in raising money to bring the chalet back, better than ever!  All money will be donated to the Neillsville Area Trails Association to assist Clark County to rebuild the Levis Mound Chalet.  

Thank you,
Tyler Thiede
Friend of the Levis Mound Trail System
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Update 10
Posted by Tyler Thiede
3 months ago
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The snow fell this last weekend at Levis Mound! Snow riding is nearing. A few updates on the latest:

Thank you to Scott Trierweiler and Trierweiler Construction for donating a temporary warming/changing/heating shelter for the upcoming winter biking/skiing/snowshoeing!

Please share this campaign so we can reach our goal to build the chalet better than ever (see renderings of the new shelter on the Levis Mound Facebook page).

Also, proceeds from the various events at Levis will towards the cause. Speaking of which, registration for the Sweaty Yeti is open! Sign up, we look forward to seeing you there!

http://bikereg.com/sweaty-yeti

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Update 9
Posted by Tyler Thiede
5 months ago
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Wow - thank you so much MAB Equipment for your $500 donation! Thank you for everyone who has contributed to-date! Donations keep trickling in. Please share to help us get to our goal to make the chalet better than before at the trail we all love year-round!
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Update 8
Posted by Tyler Thiede
7 months ago
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Thank you again to everyone who has donated thus far! We have surpassed the $6,000 mark. Recent estimates indicate the list of improvements (showers, front of building improvements, etc.) will cost around $20,000. So we have up'd our goal accordingly.

Thank you again for your outstanding support! Please share this with others in the generous mountain biking, hiking, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing community to help us reach our goal and help us bring the chalet back better than ever!!!!
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Update 7
Posted by Tyler Thiede
9 months ago
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Update from Levis Mound Facebook page:
"A slight update on Levis: The F&P Dept is working on getting running water back on tap as soon as possible. Porta potties will continue to be used for now at the trailhead. Discussions are in progress to rebuild and improve the next chalet. We expect to have a circus tent up for Gnomefest (late September) and HS cross country will run as usual in August and September. Mowing operations are starting and as usual, riding remains great. Fundraising for the chalet improvements are going well (Thank you all!)."
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Porter Million
5 months ago

Maybe there is a company out there that is willing to match donations? That could help reach the goal a bit faster. I personally don't have any exact connections but just wanted to pose the question.

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Tyler Thiede
7 months ago

Frank - fair question. This campaign is no way affiliated with the county. I started it as a friend/fan of the trail system. This money is for improvements beyond what insurance, etc. is covering. Things people have been wanting for years, beyond what the county/insurance is covering. The rebuild is a good opportunity to implement the improvements patrons have been asking for.

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Frank Hassler Jr
7 months ago

I don't mean to be a negative Nancy here, but why is it that the county didn't have this building insured? Or is the $20k needed beyond what insurance will cover?

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$6,695 of $20k goal

Raised by 117 people in 10 months
Created May 25, 2016
Tyler Thiede  
on behalf of Levis Mound
$5
Ben Welnak
28 days ago
PD
$25
Patrick Doornek
4 months ago

I'm looking forward to the new shelter. Could the old sign be saved? It would be nice to have there.

$20
Matt Russett
5 months ago
MC
$500
MAB Equipment Co
5 months ago
1
1
DE
$50
Dan Ellerkamp
6 months ago
1
1
$50
Carol & Frank Hassler
7 months ago
ML
$50
Mike Lind
7 months ago
MG
$75
Mike Gellerman
8 months ago

Rode these trails a lot, when I lived in Marshfield.

DJ
$50
dean jensen
8 months ago
PB
$25
Pete Brueggen
8 months ago
1
1
Porter Million
5 months ago

Maybe there is a company out there that is willing to match donations? That could help reach the goal a bit faster. I personally don't have any exact connections but just wanted to pose the question.

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Tyler Thiede
7 months ago

Frank - fair question. This campaign is no way affiliated with the county. I started it as a friend/fan of the trail system. This money is for improvements beyond what insurance, etc. is covering. Things people have been wanting for years, beyond what the county/insurance is covering. The rebuild is a good opportunity to implement the improvements patrons have been asking for.

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Frank Hassler Jr
7 months ago

I don't mean to be a negative Nancy here, but why is it that the county didn't have this building insured? Or is the $20k needed beyond what insurance will cover?

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