July 2022 Newsletter


Sunday hikes start at 2:30 pm, go approx. 5 miles, last 1 1⁄2 – 2 hrs. Tuesday hikes
start at 7:00 pm, 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)  Hikes start on time.



7/1 Ralph Carlson, 7/5 George Hunkins, 7/10 Vic Fickling, 7/12 Gayle Stucky, 7/14 Dave Baker,

7/14 Viv Fickling, 7/18 Marlys Donaldson, 7/19 Bob Tholkes, 7/25 Wendy Chen, 7/28 Lyle Mowery, 7/29 Doug Reneir, 7/30 Patty Peterson

Welcome New Member:
Lin Xie, 15899 Elmhurst Lane Unit 920, Apple Valley MN

will be held on Sunday, July 10, 2022 at Keller Regional Park Shelter #3, (lower).

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 shelter #3.

Plogging: A recreational activity that combines exercise and picking up litter. You don’t have to be an athlete to participate; many people do it while hiking or walking around their neighborhood.

2022 SPHC Mileage Leaders:
(Possible mileage for all scheduled hikes = 158)
Don Crawford 150, Sue Crawford 147, Judy Nelson 142, Vern Pearson 137, Sharon Heaton
129, Rose Nelson 127, Rick Nelson 127, Bernie Wildes 126, Sandy Herlick 122, Vicky Beutel
117, Viv Fickling 114, Patty Peterson 109, Wendy Worner 108, Vic Fickling 106, Nancy
Duffrin 90, Bob Tholkes 85, Brock Herlick 76, Bev Lee 71, Liz Miller 53, Judy Smith 48.


Corrections to the membership roster:
Add: Diane Schultz, New Hope MN 55427.
Change: Patricia Kutz to Tish Kutz, 


Miles hiked through 5/2022 with SPHC = 2622

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