Green Mountain Club
Montpelier Section

Sources include published outing schedules, the Long Trail News (LTN), Trail Talk, and submissions to this web site.




Events and reports for 1963
1962 - 63 Winter Schedule
Montpelier Section reports in the 1963 Long Trail News
Tue Jan 8
Tuesday, January 8 -- Moonlight snowshoe in Hubbard Park, followed by slides and cocoa at Marion Gorham's.     Leader: Marion Gorham
Jan 19
Satuday, January 19 -- Taylor Lodge - Annual oyster supper, joint with Burlington section     Leader: Harlan and Doris Farnsworth
Sat Feb 9
Saturday, February 9 -- Snowshoe from Kettle Pond in Groton to Jerusalem     Leader: Roioli Schweiker
Tue Feb 12
Tuesday, February 12 -- Mt. Elmore snowshoe or ski     Leader: Dave Otis
Sat Feb 16
Saturday, February 16 -- Bingham Falls     Leader: Wayne Cliff
Sun Mar 3
Sunday, March 3 -- Wiley Lodge, snowshoe or ski; cocoa at the cabin.     Leader: Wayne Cliff
Sun Mar 10
Sunday, March 10 -- Moonlight snowshoe somewhere beyond the Jones Brook Road in Middlesex.     Leader: Frances Holmes
Sat Mar 16
Saturday, March 16 -- Glen Ellen - Annual Beef Stew Party, with special invitations to the Burlington and Sterling sections     Leader: Roioli Schweiker
Mar 21
March 21 -- Executive committee meeting in advance of the Annual Meeting
1963 Spring Schedule
Sat Apr 6
Saturday, April 6 -- Montclair Glen / Camel's Hump; pot luck stew.     Leader: Roioli Schweiker
Sun Apr 7
Sunday, April 7 -- Sugar on Snow party at Joslin Farm on Upper Terrace Street (cost is $1.00)     Leader: Harlan Farnsworth
Apr 24
April 24 -- Montpelier Section Annual Meeting, extensive report.
Letter from R.E.Noble to Marion Gorham re use of Vermont College facilities for Section's annual meeting.
Sat Apr 27
Saturday, April 27 -- Canoe trip on the Winooski River, Montpelier High School to Bolton Dam     Leader: Roioli Schweiker
Sun May 8
Sunday, May 8 -- Nichol's Ledge in Cabot     Leader: Dave and Ann Otis
Sat May 18
Saturday, May 18 -- Tuckerman Ravine     Leader: Wayne Cliff
May 24
May 24 -- Planning meeting.
Sat Jun 1
Saturday, June 1 -- GMC Annual Meeting at Long Trail Lodge, Rutland     Contact: Harlan Farnsworth
Coming events: Northern section LT camp at Hazen's Notch (June 8-9, Marion Gorham); Trail clearing (June 15); Presidential Range in the White Mountains (June 22-23, Howard Bloom) 1963 Summer Schedule
Jun 1
June 1 GMC Annual Meeting, Long Trail Lodge at Sherburne Pass     Contact: Harlan Farnsworth
Jun 8
Saturday. June 8 -- Sterling Pond Lodge - hike and work party. Clear the Elephant's Head Trail and also the LT from Smuggler's Notch to Chilcoot Pass     Leader: Harlan Farnsworth
Jun 15
June 15-16 -- Northern section of the LT, camp at Hazen's Notch Shelter     Leader: Marion Gorham
Sun Jun 23
Sunday, June 23 -- Mt Elmore picnic supper     Leader: Dave Morse
Sat Jul 13
Saturday, July 13 -- Hike a section of the LT with the Albany section of the Adirondack Mountain Club; beginning at the Lake Mansfield Trout Club, going up to Taylor Lodge through Nebraska Notch, over the Forehead, by the Nose, over the Chin and down into Smuggler's Notch     Leader: Dick Babcock
Sun Jul 28
Sunday, July 28 -- Groton State Park - swim at Stillwater area, dinner at Owl's Head     Leader: Ann Otis
Sat Aug 10
Saturday, August 10 -- Belvidere Mountain     Leader: Dave Otis
Sat Aug 17
Saturday, August 17 -- Camel's Hump via Dean and Callahan Trails     Leader: Dave Otis
1963 GMC Intersectional
Sep 24
Aug 24 - Sep 2 -- GMC Intersectional - Tamarack Notch Girl Scout Camp, Mendon VT     Contact: Ray Catozzi in Rutland
Sat Sep 14
Saturday, September 14 -- Annual Corn Roast and climb to Cantilever Rock - Underhill State Park, with invitation to Sterling section     Leader: Marion Gorham and Ann Otis
Sep 18
September 18 -- Planning meeting.
Sep 21
September 21-22 -- Overnight to Pemigawasset wilderness in the White Mountains. Lader: Dick Babcock
Sep 28
Sept 28 Planning meeting Host: Dick Babcock
1963 Fall Schedule
Sat Sep 28
Saturday, September 28 -- Mt Lafayette in New Hampshire via the Old Bridle Path Trail, Franconia Ridge Trail, and Falling Waters Trail     Leader: Dick Babcock
Sat Sep 28
Saturday, September 28 -- Slides of camping across the U.S. to be shown by Mr. Wycliff, a camping enthousiast from New Jersey.     Contact The Farnsworths
Sun Oct 13
Sunday, October 13 -- Robbins Mt. near Jonesville, a scenic new section of the LT     Leader: Don Wallace
Sat Oct 26
Saturday, October 26 -- Mt Hunger, dinner at the Shady Rill Fish and Game picnic area     Leaders: Dave Otis and Dave Morse
Sun Nov 3
Sunday, November 3 -- Walk old road near Berlin Pond     Leader: Dot Babcock
Sat Nov 16
Saturday, November 16 -- Sterling Pond via LT or Elephant's Head Trail     Leader: Harlan Farnsworth
Sat Dec 7
Saturday, December 7 -- A pleasant trip from Vermont 118 at Frying Pan Brook via the Long Trail to Ritterbush Lookout, Ritterbush Pond, Ritterbush Camp - and CORN CHOWDER.     Leaders: Ann Otis and Marion Gorham

Montpelier Section reports in the 1964 Long Trail News

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