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Jan 26 - Cabin Fever Walk Old Town St Charles

Mother nature and the weather man have been a pain in ASS this winter and I need to get out.  The forecast for Sunday is for sun and a high of 52.  Since this is a last minute walk, maybe we can take advantage of this great forecast and the weather man will not know.  Afterward we can have a late lunch in the garden.

Meet at The Little Hills Winery 501 S. Main Street Saint Charles, MO[masked]

Plan on walking between around three to four miles. Don't forget to wear good walking shoes and bring water. After the walk we will have brunch at the winery or other local place.

What to bring:
- WATER – THIS IS IMPORTANT ALL YEAR LONG AND ESPECIALLY IN THE WARMER MONTHS. WE WILL USUALLY BE OUT FOR AT LEAST 1 ½ HOURS AND THAT IS TOO LONG TO GO WITHOUT REPLENISHING THE LIQUIDS THAT YOU WILL BE BURNING WHILE WALKING. – I AVOID DRINKING CAFFEINATED BEVERAGES BEFORE WALKING. THE ARE A LOT OF GOOD ARTICLES ABOUT “effects of caffeine and exercise” ON THE INTERNET OR ASK YOU DOCTOR.
- Dress in layers (not sure what the weather will do). The top couple of layers should be easily unbuttoned or unzipped to allow easy ventilation. Wear a hat.
- I recommend broken in hiking shoes over Tennis shoes. A lot of the trails are over loose gravel and dirt and the treads on the hiking boots work much better.
- Snacks – EAT LIGHTLY BEFORE THE WALK AND BRING A POWER BAR OR SNACK TO MUNCH ON DURING THE WALK.

Meetup Donation: Meetup charges me $72 every six months to have the Walking site. If you would like to donate $1 at some of the walks, it will be appreciated. Greg Kluempers

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