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Date(s) - 05/31/2020
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Get Pickin


*** If we get at least 20 members to attend, the owner will give us a private pick.***

Trip Leader:  Olga Flores

Date and Time: May 31st, 2020 at 9:00 am

Meeting place:  Get Pickin – 3749 Hwy 33N, Cloquet, MN 55720

Trip Description: Dig in large piles of local gravel that contains Lake Superior Agates, located in the front yard of the owner.  http://www.getpickin.com/

Material collecting: Mostly Lake Superior Agates, Quartz, Jasper and some Fossils

Cost:  $10 per person – Cash only

Includes access to rock piles, a collection bag and one fill of your picked rocks.

Additional bags are available for purchase

Age: 2 and older but must be under close supervision

What to Bring: small hand tools, gloves and spray bottle

Rock picking can get dirty and wet so dress accordingly

Level of difficulty: Easy.  You can climb on the rock piles if you chose but not necessary to find a good piece.

RELEASE FORMS: All trip participants will need to fill out and turn in a MMC Liability Waiver form and a MMC Ethics Agreement form. Children 17 and under will also need a Release of Image form filled out and signed by their parent(s) or legal guardian. Forms can be found here: https://minnesotamineralclub.org/member-pages/field-trips-2019-2-2/

APPROXIMATE TRAVEL TIME (from Falcon Heights City Hall – MMC meeting location): 2 hours

APPROXIMATE DISTANCE (from Falcon Heights City Hall – MMC meeting location): 137 miles

Registration will open on January 10th, 2020.

Registration will close on May 29th, 2020 at 9pm.

***When booking a trip, in the comments please list the names of everyone in your party, and whether they are an adult or child. Per MMC Field Trips Policy, field trips are for members only, including children. All children (17 and younger) MUST be accompanied on field trips by at least one parent or legal guardian. Thank you for your cooperation.***

For questions, please contact Jennifer at TourDirector@minnesotamineralclub.org


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  1. Pam Pontzer 1 month ago

    Would like to register my husband and myself for this event but am unsure how. Thanks for any info

    • Author

      Hi Pam. Go to the bottom of the page for the Get Pickin Field Trip. Select the number of spaces (aka people) going. Verify your info is correct and then click the ‘Send your booking’ button.

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