At the March 10, 2011 General Assembly the fifth annual Achievement Award winners were recognized. Winners received certificates and logo tee shirts. Following is a list of the 2010 winners.
The following 13 members led more than 50 hikes during 2010:
Glee Crowder 169 hikes - an average of more than 3 every week Rena Elsner 149 hikes Allan Roberts 134 hikes Rick Braun 119 hikes Joan Griffitts 88 hikes Marsha Hutchins 79 hikes Carol Radke 74 hikes Jim Robinson 70 hikes Marge Braun 65 hikes Ed Wright 60 hikes David Kincaid 59 hikes Jean Ballinger 58 hikes Julie Litten 58 hikes
The following members led 15 or more different hikes during 2010.
Jean Ballinger Marsha Hutchins David Kincaid Pat Lawler Mary Ann Layman Ellen Mutzl Ed Wright
In all, 29 members hiked more than 1,000 miles in 2010 - the most ever:
Glee Crowder 3,267 miles, which is the third year in a row she hiked more than 3000 miles Lucy Neal 1,955 miles Jerry Heidenblut 1,929 miles Sandy Fillenwarth 1,899 miles Cherie Voege 1,788 miles Allan Roberts 1,736 miles Rick Kinnaman 1,548 miles Ricki Jo Hoffmann 1,539 miles David Kincaid 1,532 miles Donna Chastain 1,325 miles Rick Braun 1,266 miles Marge Braun 1,251 miles Ron Mutzl 1,234 miles Valan Magnabosco 1,210 miles Jim Shoufler 1,175 miles Bobbie Mattasits 1,164 miles Martin Dadel 1,162 miles Mary Williams 1,106 miles Lee Duckworth 1,100 miles Rena Elsner 1,087 miles Tom Hollett 1,081 miles Jeff Edmondson 1,069 miles Ellen Mutzl 1,050 miles Joanne Applegate 1,046 miles Theresa Freije 1,044 miles Carol Radke 1,039 miles Julie Litten 1,039 miles Bernie West 1,038 miles Joan Griffitts 1,015 miles
Rita Bymaster was the sole winner of this award in 2010. For the fourth time, Rita hiked from Washington DC to Harpers Ferry, WV a total of 62 miles. This was by far the longest scheduled hike in 2010. A group plans to do it again in 2011.
Trail Maintenance Award
Sukhbir Singh and David Kincaid were the only winners of this award, completing 16 or more hours of trail maintenance.
Bobbie Mattasits received the award for contributing the most photos to the Club web site.
Junior Hikers Award
Mitchell Wistendahl (Pat Lawler's grandson) walked 15 miles in 2010 and finished the year with 114 miles before his 18th birthday.
The following members reached the 10,000 mile lifetime milestone in 2010:
Bob Corya Don Holden David Kincaid Bobbie Mattasits
Bill and Nell Larrison Pinnacle Award
David Kincaid was only the second person to ever win this award. David earned the Millennium, Pathfinder, Trailblazer and Trail Maintenance awards in 2010. He also reached the 10,000 mile mark in 2010. Quite an accomplishment for one year.