June 2023 Newsletter
“Hello, June! Let the summer begin!”
GEMINI 5/21 – 6/20
Playful & intellectually curious. Constantly juggling hobbies, careers and friend groups. Rarely has a hidden agenda. Social butterflies. Loves to text and tweet almost as much as talking.
HAPPY MARCH BIRTHDAYS TO...6/6 Don Crawford, 6/9 KC Cox, 6/21 Jean Boyd, 6/23 Lynn Mahnke 6/30 Wendy Worner.
SPHC QUARTERLY BOARD MEETING...
will be Monday, June 12th from 6pm – 8pm at White Bear Lake Library, 2150 2nd St., WBL, 55110. Members welcome to attend.
ANNUAL POTLUCK PICNIC...
will be held Sunday, July 9th at Keller Regional Park Shelter #3. The shelter is just north of Roselawn off Hwy 61. From Hwy 36 go South on 61 to the 3rd (last) driveway on the West side of the highway and left to the shelter. Bring food to share, beverages and chairs. Compostable plates, napkins and utensils will be provided. Picnic begins at 1pm, hike to follow at 2:30. Contact: Sharon 612.581.4638.
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS:
Celeste Riley, Mendota Heights
LET’S HAVE SOME FUN!! CLEARWATER FOREST RESORT...
New dates: August 13/14/15 2023. Cost is $80. per person. Save your spot by sending a deposit of $23.50, payable to St Paul Hiking Club to Vicky Beutel, 4658 Fable Rd N., Hugo MN 55038. Contact: Vicky Beutel 651.335.8079
SPHC Mileage leaders thru April 2023 ...Sandy Herlick 114, Sharon Heaton 105, Bernie Wildes 105, Wendy Worner 101, Rose Nelson 100, Brock Herlick 99, Vic Fickling 97, Viv Fickling 97, Don Crawford 96, Judy Nelson 96, Vicky Beutel 95, Rick Nelson 95, Sue Crawford 88, Patty Peterson 71, Karen Land 66, Bob Tholkes 58, Bev Lee 54, Shirley Lee 52, Jean Boyd 45, Jane Boyer 38.
Average hike temperatures: January 23, February 31, March 34, April 47.
Average Sunday hikes had 19.5 people. Average Tuesday hikes had 14.6 people
Lowest elevation starting point of a hike.
Lyle Mowery/Patty Peterson’s hike from Mendota April 30th – 766 feet above sea level.
Highest elevation starting point of a hike.
Judy Nelson’s hike from Oakdale IHop on January 17th – 1037 feet above sea level.
SPHC MILES HIKED thru April = 2174