• May 8, 2018

  • April 23, 2018

  • April 9, 2018

  • April 3, 2018

    Hemlock Draw, Sauk County

  • March 19, 2018

    Sauk County Ice Fields

  • March 5, 2018

    . . .too steep, falling down!!!

  • Ocotber 9, 2017

    A BEAUTIFUL day for a hike and then a picnic at Dick's house. Everyone went home full!!!

  • Ocotber 9, 2017

    A BEAUTIFUL day for a hike and then a picnic at Dick's house. Everyone went home full!!!

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2017 Hikes


Bill B.
Chic G.
Dave Ed.
Dave Er.
Dave O.
Dick R.
Gaylord P.
Glenn G.
Greg D.
Nancy W.
Richey S.
Rick W.
Tom G.
Tom H.
Jan 2
Jan 9
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Jan 16
Jan 23
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Jan 30
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Feb 6
Feb 13
Feb 20
Feb 27
Jan 09 Jackson school forest Weather should be ok. visit the grandfather tree. Meet 1660 Fritz Road, Verona, WI 53593
Jan 23 Mirror Lake trails meet Mirror lake parking lot. Not much snow so hike should be ok only 3 miles out and back to Fern Dell
Jan 30 Snowshoe/ski blue mounds Meet at shelter do whatever seems best suited to conditions.
Bill B.
Chic G.
Dave Ed.
Dave Er.
Dave O.
Dick R.
Gaylord P.
Glenn G.
Greg D.
Nancy W.
Richey S.
Rick W.
Tom G.
Tom H.
Mar 6
Mar 13
Mar20
Mar 27
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Apr 3
Apr 10
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Apr 17
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Apr 24
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Mar 27 Stewart Lake 3124-3154 County Highway Jg, Ok weather is. Meet parking lot about 4 miles of trail. if too muddy there is always the Grumpy
Apr 10 Hike. Gov Dodge SP Will meet at park office at 10:00
Apr 17 Hiking Governor Dodge SP Meet at park office and we will hike some more trails
Apr 24 Hiking Governer Dodge SP Meet at Park Office at 10:00 will hike the last of the trails we have not hiked yet.

Hike Highlights: Once again - the Monday hiking crew. More trail at Gov Dodge SP. This park has more than 24 miles of trail. In the last 3 weeks we have hiked most of it.

Tommy G is carrying a new custom crafted tamarack hiking staff thanks to Kendall Frederick. Dick Rideout noted that the turtles on the log hadn't moved since last Monday.

Tom Helke was thrilled with our extra credit excursion on the Cave Trail Loop.

Hiking followed by a delicious lunch in Dodgeville with a window seat.
Bill B.
Chic G.
Dave Ed.
Dave Er.
Dave O.
Dick R.
Gaylord P.
Glenn G.
Greg D.
Nancy W.
Richey S.
Rick W.
Tom G.
Tom H.
May 1
May 8
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May 15
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May 22
May 29
Jun 5
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Jun 12
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Jun 19
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Jun 26
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May 08 Hike Donald Park Meet in main parking lot will hike north section with the big rock Noel
May 15 Hike New Glarus Woods W5446 County Highway Nn, New Glarus, WI 53574
May 22 Hike Mirror State Park 28 miles of trail and the glen that Greg d bought
Jun 05 Devils Lake South 43.401753, -89.746973 Directions based on coming from Madison in Hwy 12. After passing Badger and coming up the big hill, turn right on Ski-Hi Road. Turn right where Ski-Hi ends onto South Shore Drive, but continue straight onto Burma Road where South Shore turns left. Follow gravel Burma Road to a gate which is where we will start.
Jun 12 Indian Lake tree cover and we haven't been there recently
Jun 19 Mirror Lake Weather permitting Lots of "weather permitting " this year
Jun 26 Madison School forest 1680 Fritz Rd, Verona, WI 53593
Bill B.
Chic G.
Dave Ed.
Dave Er.
Dave O.
Dick R.
Gaylord P.
Glenn G.
Greg D.
Nancy W.
Richey S.
Rick W.
Tom G.
Tom H.
Jul 3
Jul 10
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Jul 17
Jul 24
Jul 31
Aug 7
Aug 14
Aug 21
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Aug 28
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Jul 10 Cross Plains State Park 8075 Old Sauk Pass Road Has both open and woody depending on bug conditions
Aug 21 Falk Wells Sugar River Wildlife Area Might rain so close lots of options if this doesn't pan out. Meet parking area on Paoli Rd & Hwy69 There is a bridge over river there.
Aug 28 Ice Age Trail Valley View Segment 7679 Moraine Ridge Verona, just off Mound View Rd. Great prairie section 4 miles or so
Bill B.
Chic G.
Dave Ed.
Dave Er.
Dave O.
Dick R.
Gaylord P.
Glenn G.
Greg D.
Nancy W.
Richey S.
Rick W.
Tom G.
Tom H.
Sep 4
Sep 11
Sep 18
Sep 25
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X
Oct 2
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Oct 9
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Oct 16
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Oct 23
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Oct 30
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Sep 25 Pleasant Valley Conservancy about 3/4 mile east on Pleasant Valley Road from the junction with Cty F park on Pleasant Valley Road near the Trailhead, Fire Number 4554
Oct 02 Madison School Forest Close and should be nice enough weather.
Oct 09 Owen Conservation Park Owen Conservation Park 10am-noon followed by BBQ at Dick R's. Sign up by Sunday noon and enter if you want brats, burgers or both in comments so Dick can get enough food & drinks
Oct 16 Table Bluff Segment IAT
Oct 23 Hiking Iron County Park near Mazo Nice new hike area near mazomanie starting at parking lot on 6064 Beckmann Road
Oct 30 Blue mounds hike park lot near ball diamond Meet parking lot near bike trail and ball diamond in blue Mounds looks like the weather will be just cloudy but should be okay
Bill B.
Chic G.
Dave Ed.
Dave Er.
Dave O.
Dick R.
Gaylord P.
Glenn G.
Greg D.
Nancy W.
Richey S.
Rick W.
Tom G.
Tom H.
Nov 6
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Nov 13
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Nov 20
Nov 27
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Dec 4
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Dec 11
Dec 18
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Dec 25
Nov 06 Ferry Bluff Hike 10:30 at Ferry Bluff. Carpool from Mecalfes Sentry at West Towne at 9:55.Coffee there at 9:20ish.
Nov 13 Natural Bridge park 10:30 at park. Carpool from Mecalfes Sentry at West Towne at 9:45.Coffee there at 9:15ish.
Nov 27 Lodi Wildlife area supposed to be a great day. Could lunch at Lucy's
Dec 04 Old Sauk Pass Keep it close so wather is not the main
Dec 18 Arboretum Met McKay center




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