October 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.

HAPPY OCTOBER BIRTHDAYS!!

9/3 Bill Barrett, 9/5 Dennis Engebretson, 9/6 Jacque Lindskoog, 9/8 Sharon Heaton, 9/14 Jim Lossing, 9/16 Brian Backlund

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS...

Cheryl Dickhausen,  Maplewood 55109 
Roseann Cronk,  Maplewood 55119 

CLEARWATER FOREST 2023 UPDATE...

Our NEW & Confirmed dates for Clearwater Forest Learning Tree Lodge are August 14/15, 2023.

Final cost will be based on attendance and be in the May 2023 Trailblazer. (If we fill 10 rooms, cost for both nights would be 116.07 per person, if we fill 16 rooms cost for both nights would be $72.55 per person).

If you wish 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

So far... nine of the sixteen rooms have been spoken for. Reserving a spot is on a ‘First come, First serve’ basis.

SPHC CENTENNIAL VESTS

Lime green, glow in the dark vests with our Centennial logo are available in all sizes for members. To purchase a vest please contact Lyle Mowery at 651.503.3395 or

g-lmowery@msn.com. The vests are $17.00 ea.

SPHC MILEAGE LEADERS THRU AUGUST 2022

Judy Nelson 241, Vern Pearson 223, Vicky Beutel 214, Don Crawford 214, Sharon Heaton 212,

Sue Crawford 211, Rose Nelson 204, Rick Nelson 204, Sandy Herlick 194, Bernie Wildes 192,

Patty Peterson 186, Viv Fickling 172, Wendy Worner 168, Vic Fickling 166, Bob Tholkes 153,

Brock Herlick 150, Nancy Duffrin 129, Bev Lee 120, Lyle Mowery 102, Judy Smith 82.

Total SPHC miles hiked = 4361
(Members = 4190, Gals = 2855, Guys = 1335, Guests = 171)

Largest hikes by participants so far: 

Vern Pearson’s 7/24 Falcon Heights hike with 26
Lyle & Leslie Mowery’s 3/20 at Lilydale with 24
Vic & Viv’s 3/27 North St Paul hike with 24.
Jean Boyd’s 7/26 in Vadnais Heights with 24.