Past Events & Trips

Jan 2021 to Present


Listed in reverse chronological order 
Updated 07/21/2021
Date
Info
Event
Chairs
2021
Thursday
July 22
, 2021
Carver Park Reserve to Excelsior Ride
Bike or Hike & Picnic
(25 mi RT) Meet 09:00 am, Ride 9:30 am
Carver Park Reserve Winter Trailhead
6920 Springview Road, Victoria
Hikers begin anytime that is convenient
Picnic after the ride
Bring a chair, and your own food & beverages
Bill Brechtel
Wednesday
July 21
, 2021
What's Cookin' ULLR Summer Picnic
"Subway Sandwiches"
Hosted by ULLR Skiers
Luncheon Picnic, 12:00 Noon
ULLR Foundation Raffle!
And Foundation donation check presentation
Nancy Sand
Thursday
July 15
, 2021
Elm Creek Regional Park Reserve Ride
(15-20 mi RT) Meet 9:15 am, Ride 9:30 am
Elm Creek Park Reserve Ski Chalet
12400 James Deane Parkway, Maple Grove
Lunch after ride at Maple Tavern
9375 Deerwood Lane North, Maple Grove
Dale Bonham
Tuesday
July 13
, 2021
St Paul Lakes Ride
Bike, Hike & Picnic
(21 mi RT) Meet 09:30 am, Ride 10:00 am
Lake Phalen Pavilion parking lot
1600 Lake Phalen Drive, St Paul
Hikers begin anytime that is convenient
Picnic begins at 12:15 pm, Lake Phalen Pavilion
Bring a chair, and your own food & beverages
Bill Brechtel
Sunday
July 11
, 2021

Winter Events Planning Party

4:00 pm, at the Navis abode, Eagan
Help us plan a wide variety of winter events:
Hiking, cross-country & alpine skiing, and snowshoeing
Bring a chair, $2 donation requested
Food & beverages will be provided
Nancy Navis
Barb Kolbe
Thursday
July 08
, 2021
City Ride to Theodore Wirth Park

(20 mi RT) Meet 9:15 am, Ride 9:30 am

Lynnhurst Field parking lot

North side, 1500 West 50th Street, Mpls

Between Minnehaha Pkwy & James

Ride to Theodore Wirth Park and back
John Stiefel
Patty Fitzgerald
Wednesday
July 07
, 2021
What's Cookin' ULLR Summer Picnic
"Pulled BBQ Chicken Sandwiches"
Hosted by ULLR Bikers
Luncheon Picnic, 12:00 Noon
Patty Fitzgerald
Sunday
July 04
, 2021

State Capitol Ride & Picnic

(20 mi RT) Meet 9:15 am, Ride 9:30 am
Wabun Picnic Area at Minnehaha Park
4655 46th Avenue South, Mpls
Picnic after ride at Wabun
Bring a chair, and your own food & beverages
Nancy Navis
Craig Navis
Thursday
July 01
, 2021
Pictures
Ride the Urban Splendor North Minneapolis Trails
(15-20 mi RT) Meet 9:30 am, Ride 9:45 am
Theodore Wirth Chalet parking lot
1301 Theodore Wirth Parkway, Mpls
Bring a chair, food & a beverage
Or support the new Mill Valley Café at Trailhead
Kate Casserly
Thursday
June 24
, 2021
Elm Creek Regional Park Reserve Ride
(15-20 mi RT) Meet 9:15 am, Ride 9:30 am
Elm Creek Park Reserve Ski Chalet
12400 James Deane Parkway, Maple Grove
Lunch after ride at Maple Tavern
9375 Deerwood Lane North, Maple Grove
Dale Bonham
Wednesday
June 23
, 2021
What's Cookin' ULLR Summer Picnic
"Brats"
Hosted by the New ULLR Board
Luncheon Picnic, 12:00 Noon
ULLR Foundation Raffle!
Jan Swanberg
Tuesday
June 22
, 2021
Bloomington Trails & Lakes Ride
(15-20 mi RT) Meet 9:00 am, Ride 9:30 am
Normandale Lake Parking Lot
Chalet Road, South of 84th Street, Bloomington
Picnic by the lake after ride, ~11:30 am
Everyone Welcome!  
Bring a chair and picnic lunch
Roger Kemp
Sharon Marini
##Cancelled##
Thursday
June 17, 2021
## Cancelled Due To Trail Construction ##
Gale Woods Farm/Dakota Rail Trail Ride
Bike Hike & Picnic
(2-1/2 hour RT) Meet 09:30 am, Ride 10:00 am
Gale Woods Farm
7210 County Road 110 West, Minnetrista
Hikers begin anytime that is convenient
Picnic begins at 12:15 pm
Bring a chair, and your own food & beverages
Bill Brechtel
Monday
June 14
, 2021
Pictures
Cannon Valley Trail Ride
Ride Welch to Cannon Falls and back
(20 mi RT) Meet 9:00 am, Ride 9:30 am

Welch Trailhead (wheel pass $5 cash)

26674 144th Avenue Way, Welch, MN

Bring a picnic lunch & beverage for after the ride

Sharon Marini
Ken Marini
##Cancelled##
Thursday
June 10, 2021
## Cancelled Due To Extreme Heat ##
Shakopee to Chaska/Carver Ride
(15 mi RT) Meet 9:45 am, Ride 10:00 am
Memorial Park
1801 county road 101, Shakopee
Bring a chair, lunch & beverage
Pat Nelson
Wednesday
June 09
, 2021
What's Cookin' ULLR Summer Picnic
"Wraps"
Hosted by 70's & 80's Birthdays Members

Luncheon Picnic, 12:00 Noon
Sandra Shearer
Tue-Fri
June 01-04, 2021
Pictures

Bike the Paul Bunyan Trail

Stay at Good Ol' Days Resort

26050 Oak Lane, Nisswa MN

Bike-Golf-Shop-Zipline-Socialize-Fish-Swim-Eat-
Kayak-Sit around the fire pit-Play in the sand!
Sharon Marini
Patty Fitzgerald
Tuesday
June 01
, 2021
Soo Line Recreational Trail Ride
(27 or 12 mi RT) Ride 10:30 am
Trailhead, Hwy 10 one mi north of Royalton
Lunch on ride at 12:30 pm
Jordie's Trailside Cafe
105 1st Avenue, Bowlus
Bill Brechtel
##Cancelled##
Thursday
May 27, 2021
## Cancelled - Rescheduled For July 13 ##
St Paul Lakes Bike, Hike & Picnic
(21 mi RT) Meet 09:30 am, Ride 10:00 am
Lake Phalen Pavilion parking lot
1600 Lake Phalen Drive, St Paul
Hikers begin anytime that is convenient
Picnic begins at 12:15 pm
Lake Phalen Pavilion
Bring a chair, and your own food & beverages
Bill Brechtel
Monday
May 24
, 2021
Sakatah Singing Hills Trail Ride
(20 or 30 mi RT) Meet 09:30 am, Ride 10:00 am
Shager Park22399 Dalton Avenue, Faribault
Bring a chair, lunch & drink for a picnic after the ride
Patty Fitzgerald
John Stiefel
##Cancelled##
Friday
May 21, 2021
## Cancelled Due To Muddy Conditions ##
Ritter Farm Park Hike

(3 mi RT) Meet at 10:45 am, Leave at 11:00 am
19300 Ritter Trail, Lakeville
Lunch after hike at Cracker Barrel
17189 Kenyon Avenue, Lakeville
Karen Holmquist
Thursday
May 20
, 2021
 ULLR General Meeting
Bloomington Event Center (BEC)
1114 American Boulevard West, Bloomington, MN
Optional dinner before, in BEC restaurant
Make a meal reservation by calling 952-888-1492

6:00 pm: Socializing (Cash Bar)
7:00 pm: Business Meeting
8:00 pm: Socializing (Cash Bar)
Foundation Bingo & Raffle!
Executive VP
Thursday
May 20
, 2021
Cities Ride, Hike & Picnic
(12 or 18 mi RT) Meet 10:15 am, Ride 10:30 am
Wabun Picnic Area at Minnehaha Park
4655 46th Avenue South, Mpls
Walkers welcome to come anytime 
Bring chair, lunch & beverage for picnic after ride
Everyone welcome to the picnic!
Picnic will start around 12:15, when bikers return
Jerry Barnard
Marilyn Barnard
Friday
May 14
, 2021
Pictures
Crosby Farm Regional Park Hike
Meet at 10:45 am, Leave at 11:00 am
Picnic shelter parking lot
2595 Crosby Farm Rd, St Paul
Lunch after hike TBD
Nancy Sand
Thursday
May 13
, 2021
Dakota Rail Trail Ride
Wayzata to St Boni & picnic
(26 mi RT) Meet 09:30 am, Ride 09:45 am
Dakota Rail Regional Trail
Trailhead parking: 175 Grove Lane East, Wayzata
Bring a chair, food & beverage for picnic
in Shavers Park after the ride

(next to the Trailhead & Wayzata Beach)
All ULLRs are invited to the picnic, ~12:30 pm
Patty Fitzgerald
John Stiefel
Monday
May 10
, 2021
Pictures
Terrace Oaks West Park Hike
(4 mi RT) Hike at 11:00 am
Meet in parking lot,
Terrace Oaks West Park
12801 County Road 11, Burnsville
Trail has several short but steep hills
Walking sticks or hiking poles are recommended
Lunch after hike at Jensen's Cafe
12750 Nicollet Boulevard, Burnsville
Nancy Sand
Thursday
May 06
, 2021
Kick-Off Ride Around City Lakes
(12 mi RT) Meet 09:30 am, Ride 09:45 am

Lynnhurst Field parking lot

North side, 1500 West 50th Street, Mpls

Between Minnehaha Pkwy & James

Bring a chair, lunch & drink
for a picnic after the ride
Patty Fitzgerald
John Stiefel
Monday
May 03
, 2021
Pictures
Roseville Central Park Hike
(3 mi RT) Meet 10:45 am, Hike 11:00 am
2540 Lexington Avenue, Roseville
Optional lunch after hike
Red's Savoy Pizza
1145 Woodhill Drive, Roseville
Barb Kolbe
Kyle McClintick
## Cancelled##
Wednesday
April 28, 2021
## CANCELLED DUE TO MUDDY TRAILS ##
Terrace Oaks West Park Hike

(4 mi RT) Hike at 11:00 am
Meet in parking lot,
Terrace Oaks West Park
12801 County Road 11, Burnsville
Trail has several short but steep hills
Walking sticks or hiking poles are recommended
Bring your own lunch, beverage & chair for after the hike
Nancy Sand
Monday
April 19
, 2021
Lake of the Isles Hike
(3+ mi RT) Meet at 10:30 am, Leave at 10:45 am
Meet at 28th Street, East side of Lake of the Isles
West of Hennepin Avenue, Mpls
Lunch after hike TBD
Carol Bush
Wednesday
April 14
, 2021
Pictures
Tamarack Nature Center Hike
(3.75 mi RT) Meet 11:00 am, Hike 11:15 am
5287 Otter Lake Road, White Bear Lake Twnshp
Lunch TBA
Karen Holmquist
Thursday
April  08
, 2021
PicturesULLR General Meeting
Bloomington Event Center (BEC)
1114 American Boulevard West, Bloomington, MN
NOTE: Upstairs restaurant & bar will be closed!
BUT, the meeting room bar will be OPEN at 6 pm!
6:00 pm: Socializing (Cash Bar)
7:00 pm: Business Meeting
Election of 2021-2022 Officers
2020 Awards Presentation
7:30 pm: Socializing (Cash Bar)
Executive VP
##Cancelled##
Due To No Snow

Tuesday
March 23, 2021

## Cancelled Due To No Snow ##
Gale Woods Farm Snowshoe
(1-3 mi RT) Meet 10:00 am
Gale Woods Farm
7210 County Road 1190, Minnetrista
Snowshoe rental available
Ski poles or walking stick recommended

Bill Brechtel
Wednesday
March 17
, 2021
Pictures
Bachman's Idea House Tour
Meet at 10:45 am for self-guided tour at 11:00 am
Cost $5, Check-in Desk inside Bachman's
6010 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis
10 seats have been reserved
Optional lunch after at Patrick's
Located in the Bachman's greenhouse
Barb Kolbe
Kyle McClintick
## Cancelled ##
Due To COVID-19
Pandemic
Thursday
March 11, 2021
     
## Cancelled Due To COVID-19 Pandemic ##
ULLR General Meeting
Bloomington Event Center (BEC)
1114 American Boulevard West, Bloomington, MN
6:00 pm: Socializing (Cash Bar)
7:00 pm: Business Meeting
7:30 pm: Socializing (Cash Bar)
Executive VP
Thursday
March 11
, 2021
   

Downhill Ski at Welch Village

26685 County 7 Blvd, Welch

Meet 9:45 am 

Meet at bottom of the hill where we leave skis

Boots must be put on at your vehicle
Face coverings are required in the lift line and on the lift

Tickets must be reserved in advance on-line
If you have a pass, you do not need to make a reservation

Chalet open only for bathroom use and for take-out

No Host
Wednesday
March 03
, 2021
   

Downhill Ski at Afton Alps

6600 Peller Ave S, Hastings

Meet at Main Lodge, 9:30 am

Afton Alps allows you to put your boots on in the chalet
But you have to take your bag back to the car
You need to buy tickets in advance online

Restaurant is open

No Host
Thursday
February 25
, 2021
   

Downhill Ski at Welch Village

26685 County 7 Blvd, Welch

Meet 9:45 am 

Meet at bottom of the hill where we leave skis

Boots must be put on at your vehicle
Face coverings are required in the lift line and on the lift

Tickets must be reserved in advance on-line
If you have a pass, you do not need to make a reservation

Chalet open only for bathroom use and for take-out

No Host
Tuesday
February 23
, 2021
Gale Woods Farm Snowshoe
(1-3 mi RT) Meet 10:00 am
Gale Woods Farm
7210 County Road 1190, Minnetrista
Snowshoe rental available
Ski poles or walking stick recommended
Bill Brechtel
Saturday
February 20
, 2021
Picture  
 
Elm Creek XC/SS/Hike
     Elm Creek Regional Park
Meet 1:00 pm at
Eastman Nature Center
13351 Elm Creek Road, Osseo
Lunch TBD
Jim Habeck
##Cancelled##
Due To Low Temps
Wednesday
February 17, 2021
   

## Cancelled Due To Extreme Low Temps ##

Downhill Ski at Buck Hill

15400 Buck Hill Road, Burnsville

We are scheduled to ski Buck Hill Monday, Jan 25
Plan to ski the early schedule for 4 hours
(10 am – 2 pm) for $24.00 plus tax
Check the web site for their restrictions on that day
You need to buy tickets in advance online
Restaurant is open

No Host
## Cancelled ##
Due To COVID-19
Pandemic
Friday
February 12, 2021
   
## Cancelled Due To COVID-19 Pandemic ##
ULLR General Meeting
Bloomington Event Center
114 American Boulevard West, Bloomington
NOTE: MID-DAY MEETING
12:00 pm: Optional Lunch
(Email meal choice NLT 6 pm the Tues B4)
1:00 pm: Business Meeting
2:00 pm: Socializing (Cash Bar)
Executive VP
Wednesday
February 10
, 2021
   

Downhill Ski at Afton Alps

6600 Peller Ave S, Hastings

Meet at Main Lodge, 9:30 am

Afton Alps allows you to put your boots on in the chalet
But you have to take your bag back to the car
You need to buy tickets in advance online

Restaurant is open

No Host
Tuesday
February 02
, 2021
Pictures
Theodore Wirth Park Hike to find Zug Zug
Meet at 12:45 pm, Hike 1 pm
1425 Theodore Wirth Parkway, Golden Valley
Yaktrax and poles recommended
Barb Kolbe
Kyle McClintick
## Cancelled ##
Due To COVID-19
Pandemic
Tues-Thurs
February 02-04, 2021
## Cancelled Due To COVID-19 Pandemic ##
Downhill, Cross Country, or Snowshoe
Granite Peak Trip, Wausau, WI
Stay at Stoney Creek Inn
Make Your Own Reservations
Pizza Party, Group Dinner
Downhill ski at Granite Peak
XC or snowshoe at  Nine Mile Forest
Snowshoe at Rib Mountain State Park

Nancy Sand
Monday
January 25
, 2021
Picture

Downhill Ski at Buck Hill

15400 Buck Hill Road, Burnsville

We are scheduled to ski Buck Hill Monday, Jan 25
Plan to ski the early schedule for 4 hours
(10 am – 2 pm) for $24.00 plus tax
Check the web site for their restrictions on that day
You need to buy tickets in advance online
Restaurant is open

No Host
Thursday
January 21
, 2021
   

Downhill Ski at Welch Village

26685 County 7 Blvd, Welch

Meet 9:45 am 

Meet at bottom of the hill where we leave skis

Tickets must be reserved in advance on-line.
If you have a pass, you do not need to make a reservation
Boots must be put on at your vehicle
Face coverings are required in the lift line and on the lift
Chalet open only for bathroom use and for take-out

No Host
Tuesday
January 19
, 2021
Picture
Richardson Nature Center Hike/XC/SS
Meet 10:00 am, Start 10:30 am
Richardson Nature Center
8738 East Bush Lake Road, Bloomington     
Sharon Marini
## Cancelled ##
Due To COVID-19
Pandemic
Friday
January 15, 2021
   
## Cancelled Due To COVID-19 Pandemic ##
ULLR General Meeting
Bloomington Event Center
114 American Boulevard West, Bloomington
NOTE: MID-DAY MEETING
12:00 pm: Optional Lunch
(Email meal choice NLT 6 pm the Tues B4)
1:00 pm: Business Meeting
2:00 pm: Socializing (Cash Bar)
Executive VP
Wednesday
January 13
, 2021
Pictures

Downhill Ski at Afton Alps

6600 Peller Ave S, Hastings

Meet at Main Lodge, 9:30 am

No Host
Thursday
January 07
, 2021
Picture

Downhill Ski at Welch Village

26685 County 7 Blvd, Welch

Meet 9:45 am 

Meet at bottom of the hill where we leave skis

Tickets must be reserved in advance on-line.
If you have a pass, you do not need to make a reservation
Boots must be put on at your vehicle
Face coverings are required in the lift line and on the lift
Chalet open only for bathroom use and for take-out

No Host
Monday
January 04
, 2021
Pictures
Snowshoe at Cleary Lake Regional Park
Meet near the Visitor Center building at 1:00 p.m.
18106 Texas Avenue, Prior Lake
Snowshoe at 1:15 pm.
Restrooms are available in the Visitor Center
Nancy Sand
     
       
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