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Events and reports for 1970
Montpelier Section reports in the 1970 Long Trail News
1969 Winter Schedule
Sun Jan 4
Sunday, January 4 -- Snowshoe on LT between Rt 15 and Johnson/Waterville Road     Leader: Dorothy Babcock
Tue Jan 13
Tuesday, January 13 -- Slide show at the Brady's.     Contact: George and Cynthia Brady
Sat Jan 17
Saturday, January 17 -- Oyster Stew at Taylor Lodge     Leader: David Otis
Sun Feb 1
Sunday, February 1 -- Snowshoe/ski in Bristol Pond area     Leader: Jack and Leah Denton
Sun Feb 8
Sunday, February 8 -- Snowshoe in Worcester Road area (Harwood Flats)     Leader: Frances Holmes
Sun Feb 15
Sunday, February 15 -- Snowshoe/ski into Beaver Meadow Lodge from Morristown     Leader: David Hine
Sun Mar 1
Sunday, March 1 -- Stowe Pinnacle     Leader: David Otis
1970 Spring Schedule
Sun Mar 15
Sunday, March 15 -- Hike to Ken and Lois Hadd's camp in the Worcester area; ski and snowshoe.     Leader: Dick and Dot Babcock
Sun Mar 22
Sunday, March 22 -- Hike Hunger Mountain in the Worcester range.     Leader: David Morse
Fri Apr 3
Friday, April 3 -- Montpelier Section annual meeting, reported in the Times Argus. Meeting held at the Sunday School building of the Brick Church in East Montpelier Village. Dues are $2.00     Leader: Doris Washburn
Sun Apr 5
Sunday, April 5 -- Hiking on Cushman Mountain in Rochester. It is located in a southern extension of the Northfield range known as the Braintree Mountains.
Sun Apr 12
Sunday, April 12 -- Instructional canoeing trip.     Leader: George Plumb
Sat Apr 18
Saturday, April 18 -- Governor's Cleanup Day - set aside by Gov. Davis for citizens to clean up highways near their homes. The GMC will clean up highways near LT crossings.     Leader: Doris Washburn
Sun Apr 26
Sunday, April 26 -- Canoe on the Black River from Albany to Irasburg.     Leader: George and Cynthia Brady
Sat May 2
Saturday, May 2 -- Green Mountain Audubon Nature Center in Huntington, west of Camel's Hump.     Leader: Jack and Leah Denton
Sat May 16
Saturday, May 16 -- Trail clearing on GMC Day. This is the 60th anniversary of the GMC, and all sections will be doing some trail work.     Leader: David Otis.
Sat May 30
Saturday, May 30 -- Section report prepared for GMC Annual Meeting, at Mt. Ascutney.
1970 Summer Schedule
Sun Jun 7
Sunday, June 7 -- Trail clearing, cleaning and blazing on the LT from Smuggler's Notch to Chilcoot Pass, and Sterling Pond Lodge.     Leader: David Morse
Wed Jun 10
Wednesday, June 10 -- GMC slide showing. Host: Mr and Mrs Richard Babcock
Sun Jun 21
Sunday, June 21 -- Canoe trip on the Lamoille River from Jeffersonville to Fairfax Falls.     Leader: Doris Washburn
Jul 4
July 4 weekend -- Canoe trip on the Saco River in Maine; overnight camping.     Leader: Dick and Dorothy Babcock
Sun Jul 19
Sunday, July 19 -- LT hike from Jay Camp to Hazen's Notch     Leader: Sally Sairs
Sat Aug 1
Saturday, August 1 -- Picnic in the Groton area, with hiking nearby.     Leader: David Otis
Sun Aug 9
Sunday, August 9 -- Adirondack trip to Heart Lake, Adirondack Loj. Hiking, swimming and canoeing.     Leader: Dick and Dot Babcock
Sun Aug 16
Sunday, August 16 -- New Hampshire hike on the Percy Peaks (northern NH)     Leader: George Brady
Aug 22
August 22-29 -- GMC Intersectional at Woodward Reservoir at Camp Timberlake near Plymouth.     Contact: Doris Washburn
Sep 7
September 7 - 13 -- Planning meeting sometime this week.
Sun Sep 13
Sunday, September 13 -- Hiking on the Appalachian Trail in New Hampshire on Imp North Carter near Pinkham Notch. This hike is approximately 11 miles on the three Carter Peaks that are around 4500 feet elevation.     Leader: David Morse
Sun Sep 13
Sunday, September 13 -- Hiking on the Appalachian Trail in New Hampshire on Imp North Carter near Pinkham Notch. This hike is approximately 11 miles on the three Carter Peaks that are around 4500 feet elevation.     Leader: David Morse
1970 Fall Schedule
Sun Sep 27
Sunday, September 27 -- Owl's Head in Canada     Leader: Doris Washburn
Oct 10
October 10-11 -- Camping, canoeing and hiking on Harris Lake in the Adirondacks.     Leader: Dick and Dot Babcock
Sun Oct 18
Sunday, October 18 -- Hike in the Mt Mansfield area, including the Bear Pond Trail.     Leader: Charles Bristow
Fri Oct 23
Friday, October 23 -- Attend a meeting of the Central Vermont Audubon Society     Contact: Dick and Dot Babcock
Sun Nov 1
Sunday, November 1 -- Chili supper at Parker Camp (Laraway Mountain - Butternut Mountain area)     Leader: Charles Bristow and Doris Washburn
Sun Nov 8
Sunday, November 8 -- Unscheduled trip to Cantilever Rock
Wed Nov 11
Wednesday, November 11 -- Mystery Moonlight Hike     Leader: Dick and Dot Babcock
Sun Nov 15
Sunday, November 15 -- Giant Mountain in the Adirondacks.     Leader: David Morse
Sun Nov 29
Sunday, November 29 -- Mt. Pisgah in the Willoughby Lake area.     Leader: David Hine
Sat Dec 12
Saturday, December 12 -- Christmas Party at Cascade Shelter at Duck Brook on Bolton Mountain.     Leader: Sally Sairs

Montpelier Section reports in the 1971 Long Trail News

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