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March 2024 Newsletter

Sunday hikes start at 2:30 pm, go approx. 5 miles, last 1 1⁄2 – 2 hrs.

Tuesday hikes start at 11:30 am, go approx. 3 miles, last about 1 hour.

The SPHC walks at a moderate speed of 2.5 -3.5 mph. (17-24 min. mile)

Hikers are expected to maintain that pace. Hikes start on time. 

Daylight Saving time begins at 2am, Sunday March 10, ‘Spring Clocks Ahead’ on Saturday night.


Annual membership dues are due March 1st. $15.00 gets you a mailed copy of the Trailblazer and $7.00 an e-mailed copy. Make checks payable to: St. Paul Hiking Club and mail to: Rose Nelson, 2393 Eldridge Ave E., North St Paul, MN 55109.



3/6 Yvonne Madison, 3/31 Joyce Dehaan


Steve Gawron, Judi Kellerman, Carol Kelly


will be Monday, March 11, 6:30 pm at the White Bear Lake Library, 2150 2nd St., White Bear Lake. Members welcome to attend.

HIKERS in the lead – thru January 2024

Don Crawford 27, Sue Crawford 27, Viv Fickling 24, Sharon Heaton 24, Bob Tholkes 24, Wendy Worner 24, Vic Fickling 22, Judy Nelson 22, Rose Nelson 22, Bonnie Wold 21, Vicky Beutel 19, Jane Boyer 19, Brock Herlick 19, Sandy Herlick 19, Bernie Wildes 19, Bev Lee 16, Shirley Lee 16, Patty Peterson 15, Carol Kelly 14, Jean Boyd 13, Judi Kellerman 13.

Total SPHC mileage hiked through Jan. = 531 (Members 497, Guests 34)

will be on Sunday, April 28 at Jimmy’s, 3565 LaBore Rd., Vadnais Heights. Social hour at 5:30 PM followed by dinner at 6:30. Entrees: Pistachio Crusted Walleye with lemon butter sauce, served with Wild Rice Blend ($36.95) OR Stuffed Pork Chop with Sage Stuffing, Roasted Baby Reds and mushroom bordelaise sauce ($31.95) Dinner choices include tossed salad, vegetable medley, coffee, rolls & butter. Reservation deadline is April 10th. Include entree choice in response. Guests welcome. Make checks payable to St Paul Hiking Club and mail to: Viv Fickling, 2254 Jennifer Ln., North St Paul, MN 55109. Contact: Sharon Heaton 651.207.5926

In January: 7 hikes completed, 2 canceled. 34 club members & 7 guests have hiked.

Largest hike: Celeste Riley’s on 1/28 in Lilydale had 26 hikers. Average hike has 19.3 hikers

“May your troubles be less, your blessings be more,

and nothing but happiness come through your door”!
Happy St Patrick’s Day SPHC!
--- Have a lucky day ---

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