December 2022 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.
Our Annual Holiday Party will be...
Tuesday, December 6th at Joseph’s Grill, 140 S Wabasha St. (Wabasha & Plato)
Social hour will be at 5:30, followed by a buffet at 6:30.
Dinner entrees are:
Lemon-Thyme Chicken and Campers Walleye with salad, rolls and coffee.
Please bring a dessert to share.
Cost per person is $24., including tax and gratuity.
Make checks payable to: St Paul Hiking Club and mail to: Vicky Beutel, 4658 Fable
Rd. N., Hugo MN 55038.
Reservation deadline is November 20th.
We will be collecting hats, scarves and mittens for the Salvation Army.
Spouses and guests welcome.
Contact Vern Pearson 651.772.4984
HAPPY DECEMBER BIRTHDAYS!!
12/13 Richard Nicholson, 12/14 Judy Nelson, 12/18 Barb Clarke, 12/18 Carole
Needels, 12/22 Karen Westphall, 12/28 Leah Driscoll de Gomez
CLEARWATER FOREST RESORT
August 14/15 2023. To reserve your spot now, the non-refundable deposit is $23.50, payable to
St Paul Hiking Club. Mail to Vicky Beutel, 4658 Fable Rd. N., Hugo MN 55038.
Guests are welcome ‘First come, first served’. Let’s have some fun!!
Total SPHC miles through October = 5653
(Members 5460, Guests 193)
(That mileage is roughly the distance from St Paul, MN to Sao Paulo, Brazil.)
MILEAGE LEADERS THROUGH OCTOBER:
Judy Nelson 305, Vern Pearson 283, Vicky
Beutel 273, Sharon Heaton 271, Don
Crawford 263, Sue Crawford 260, Rose
Nelson 252, Rick Nelson 252, Bernie Wildes
251, Sandy Herlick 243, Patty Peterson 232,
Viv Fickling 215, Wendy Worner 211, Vic
Fickling 209, Bob Tholkes 199, Brock Herlick
193, Bev Lee 150, Nancy Duffrin 141, Lyle
Mowery 130, Judy Smith 100.
“Like snowflakes, holiday memories
gather and dance – each beautiful,
unique, and gone too soon, “