Upcoming Trips in Beginners welcome category

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  1. Wed, 6:00 pm
    May 24
    • Day trip
    • Beginners welcome

    Birding Walk at Richardson Nature Center — Bloomington, MN

    Summer Trips Hiking Other Summer Activities Other Beginners welcome Day Trips

    For this excellent birding walk at Richardson Nature Center: Meet at the parking lot at 8737 E Bush Lake Rd Bloomington, MN 55438. No experience is required, but experienced birders are welcome and encouraged to come and help. We will locate and identify birds, as well as talk about them.

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    Coordinator(s): Mike S.  – 952-997-2986
  2. Wed, 6:00 pm
    May 31
    • Day trip
    • Beginners welcome

    Birding Walk at Old Cedar Road Bridge — Bloomington, MN

    Summer Trips Hiking Other Summer Activities Other Beginners welcome Day Trips

    This very interesting birding walk is by the Old Cedar Road Bridge: This area is also referred to as the Historic Cedar Avenue Minnesota River Crossing and also the Long Meadow Bridge. No experience is required, but experienced birders are welcome and encouraged to come and help. We will locate and identify birds, as well as talk about them.

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    Coordinator(s): Mike S.  – 952-997-2986
  3. Fri - Sun
    Jun 2 - 4
    • Beginners welcome

    Mountain Biking — CAMBA Trails, NW Wisconsin

    Summer Trips Bicycling Hiking Other Beginners welcome

    Weekend of mountain biking for all levels through the Chequamegon National Forest Region of NW Wisconsin (Cable/Hayward). The Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association (CAMBA) off-road bike trail system consists of over 300 miles of marked and mapped routes through a near-wilderness area of striking beauty and peaceful solitude.

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    Coordinator(s): Scott & Jodi S.
  4. Wed, 7:00 pm
    Jun 7
    • Day trip

    Midweek Hike — Mendota Heights (Dodge Nature Center, Lily Property), MN

    Summer Trips Hiking Other Beginners welcome Family friendly Day Trips

    Come join me at the Lily Property of Dodge Nature Center. It is located on the south side of Highway 110 between Dodd Road and Delaware in Mendota Heights. We will meet at 7:00 p.m. at the Mendota Church of Christ, which has parking. This will be a casual hike on grassy trails and we also may check the bluebird boxes along the way.

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    Coordinator(s): Jen O.  – 612-202-6806
    Barry S.
  5. Fri - Mon
    Jun 23 - 26
    • Beginners welcome
    • Trip is full
    • Wait list open

    Beginner Backpacking on the SHT — Superior Hiking Trail, MN

    Summer Trips Camping Hiking Other Beginners welcome

    Want to try backpacking for the first time?

    You’ve been out once and want to solidify your skills?
    Want to coordinate a beginner backpacking trip yourself and want to co-coordinate with someone first?
    This is the trip for you!

    We’ll plan this trip together from selecting the route to figuring out meals. Along the way we’ll learn how to choose the right gear, pack a pack, cook with a backpacking stove, filter water, hang a bear bag, and train to get into shape for the physical challenges.

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    Coordinator(s): Alison H.  – 612-384-3797
  6. Fri - Sun
    Sep 29 - Oct 1
    • Beginners welcome
    • Family friendly
    • Special event

    Fall Extravaganza — Forestville Mystery Cave State Park, MN

    Summer Trips Bicycling Camping Climbing Hiking Paddling Other Beginners welcome Family friendly Special Event

    SAVE THE DATE for the Fall Extravaganza! This event occurs every spring and fall and is an opportunity for non-members or newer members to learn more about the club, along side seasoned MN Rover members! There will be organized activities for all levels of participation, from beginner to experienced.

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    Coordinator(s): Sandy A.
    Kim L (Registration)