Bob Hammitt named Ride the Ridge Trail Boss |

Bob Hammitt named Ride the Ridge Trail Boss

Bob Hammitt, a land owner near Crawford, NE, was recently selected as the Trail Boss for the 2011 “Ride the Ridge.”

This year’s ride will be July 2-3. Ride the Ridge will start at 9 a.m. July 2 near Belmont (southeast of Crawford) and travel down “Break Neck Hill,” cross the Hammitt property on the original Sidney-Ft. Robinson and Deadwood Freight trail and conclude at the Red Cloud Agency at Ft. Robinson.

The July 3 ride will start at 9 a.m. near the Ft. Robinson mare barns and go to Crawford as part of the Crawford 125th Celebration. Riders will enjoy a breakfast compliments of the Crawford Fire Department.

Bob Hammitt is a local land owner and has strong interest in showing riders the original wagon trail ruts. The rides will also feature the beautiful Pine Ridge country with many scenic views of wildlife and landscapes.

Ride the Ridge is free to the rider and will offer commemorative T-shirts. All are welcome.