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Events and reports for 2001
Montpelier Section reports in the 2001 Long Trail News
Sun Jan 6
Sunday, January 6 -- ski/snowshoe to Beaver Meadow Lodge for annual chili party Moderate     Leader: Peter Downey
Mon Jan 8
Monday, January 8 -- Planning meeting     Host: Priscilla Page
Tue Jan 9
Tuesday, January 9 -- Snowshoe in Hubbard Park under a full moon     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Thur Jan 11
Thursday, January 11 -- Snowshoe in Hubbard Park Montpelier under a full moon (mot scheduled)Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sat Jan 13
Saturday, January 13 -- GMC snowshoe festival
Sun Jan 14
Sunday, January 14 -- x/c ski at Craftsbury Ski Center     Leader: Mary Slater and Mary Garcia
Jan 17
January 17 -- Executive Committee meeting.
Sun Jan 21
Sunday, January 21 -- x/c ski at Little River State Park, Stevenson Brook Trail and Hedgehog Hill Road Moderate     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Fri Jan 26
Friday, January 26 -- Taylor Lecture Series sponsored by Montpelier Section Coordinator: Esther Farnsworth
Sun Jan 28
Sunday, January 28 -- Snowshoe Stevensville Trail to Butler Lodge Difficult     Leader: Michael Chernick
Feb 3
February 3-4 -- Overnight ski/snowshoe to Zealand Falls Hut in NH Difficult     Leader: Peter Downey and Michael Chernick
Sat Feb 3
Saturday, February 3 -- Snowshoe Mountain Road in Stowe to Watson Camp     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sun Feb 4
Sunday, February 4 Snowshoe and potluck dinner at Sally Sairs' in Woodbury Easy/Moderate     Leader: Sally Sairs and Reidun Nuquist
Thur Feb 8
Thursday, February 8 -- Snowshoe Irish Hill under a full moon Moderate     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sun Feb 11
Sunday, February 11 -- x/c ski at Highland Lodge in Greensboro     Leader: Mark Haughwout
Sat Feb 17
Saturday, February 17 -- x/c ski "Horn of the Moon" snowmobile [trail] in East Montpelier Moderate/Difficult     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sun Feb 18
Sunday, February 18 -- Snowshoe Camel's Hump from Couching Lion parking lot via Monroe and Dean Trails to Montclair Glen Lodge with loop trip on Allis Trail Moderate     Leader: Michael Chernick
Sat Feb 24
Saturday, February 24 -- Snowshoe Kettle Pond in Groton State Forest     Leader: Bryan Pfeiffer
Sun Feb 25
Sunday, February 25 -- x/c ski the Catamount Trail from Duxbury Road Moderate     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sat Mar 3
Saturday, March 3 -- x/c ski Stowe Mtn Resort Cross Country Center     Leader: Andrew and Reidun Nuquist
Sun Mar 4
Sunday, March 4 -- Snowshoe in Calais Easy/Moderate     Leader: Joan Heller and Betty Moskowitz
Trail Talk number 58 March 2001
Fri Mar 9
Friday, March 9 -- Full moon snowshoe at North Branch Park in Montpelier     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sat Mar 10
Saturday, March 10 -- Snowshoe Worcester Mtn Difficult     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sat Mar 10
Saturday, March 10 -- Snowshoe Gore Mt, Island Pond; joint trip with Northeast Kingdom Section Difficult     Leader: Luke O'Brien and Michael Chernick
Sun Mar 11
Sunday, March 11 -- Snowshoe to Mt Mansfield summit via LT Difficult     Leader: Ed Loewenton
Sat Mar 17
Saturday, March 17 -- Snowshoe Woodward Mtn Trail from the Waterbury Reservoir Dam to the top of Ricker Mtn Difficult     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sun Mar 18
Sunday, March 18 -- Snowshoe Mt Hunger, Waterbury side Moderate/Difficult     Leader: Ed Loewenton
Sat Mar 24
Saturday, March 24 -- x/c ski Stowe Mtn Resort Cross Country Center Moderate/Difficult     Leader: Steve Lightholder
Sun Mar 25
Sunday, March 25 -- Snowshoe Stowe Pinnacle Moderate     Leader: Michael Chernick
Sat Mar 31
Saturday, March 31 -- Snowshoe at Bolton Valley Resort Moderate/Difficult     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sun Apr 1
Sunday, April 1 -- Road walk including the historic Bayley-Hazen Military Road in Peacham Moderate     Leader: Andrew and Reidun Nuquist
Wed Apr 4
Wednesday, April 4 -- Planning meeting     Host: Andrew and Reidun Nuquist
Fri Apr 6
Friday, April 6 -- Montpelier Section Annual meeting, at Christ Church in Montpelier Coordinator: Nancy Schulz. Meeting packet.
Sat Apr 7
Saturday, April 7 -- Road walk in Brookfield Moderate     Leader: Elaine Flint and Steve Lightholder
Sat Apr 14
Saturday, April 14 -- Bike ride, Montpelier to Moretown and return Moderate     Leader: Fred Jordan
Sun Apr 22
Sunday, April 22 -- Road walk, East Montpelier Center to Adamant Circle and return Moderate     Leader: Jamie Cope
Sun Apr 29
Sunday, April 29 -- Road walk, Montpelier North Street to Horn of the Moon Road loop and return Moderate     Leader: Janie Cope
Sat May 5
Saturday, May 5 -- Bike ride, Kent's Corner to Calais area and return Moderate     Leader: Bob and Marilyn Wilson
Sun May 6
Sunday, May 6 -- Wildflower hike, Snake Mtn Addison - Weybridge Moderate     Leader: Ann Burcroff
May 10
May 10 -- Executive Committee meeting.
Sat May 12
Saturday, May 12 -- Bike ride, Sharon and So Stafford from So Royalton Difficult     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sun May 13
Sunday, May 13 -- Canoe/kayak on Molly's Falls Pond (Marshfield Reservoir) Moderate     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sat May 19
Saturday, May 19 -- Work trip - LT out of Smuggler's Notch     Leader: Eric Seidel
Sun May 20
Sunday, May 20 -- Canoe/kayak on Peacham Pond Moderate     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Thur May 24
Thursday, May 24 -- Bike ride, Montpelier to Brookfield Difficult     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sat May 26
Saturday, May 26 -- Work trip, LT south from River Road to Alpine Trail     Leader: Eric Seidel
Sat Jun 2
Saturday, June 2 -- Canoe/kayak on Lamoille River, Wolcott to Morrisville Easy     Leader: Fred Jordan
Sun Jun 3
Sunday, June 3 -- Hike the AT from Rt 12 in Pomfret to the Lookout and return Difficult     Leader: Michael Chernick
Jun 8
June 8-9-10 -- GMC Annual Meeting, at Bolton Valley Resort, hosted by the Montpelier Section Coordinator: Priscilla Page and Fred Jordan. Planning an other documents.
Sat Jun 9
Saturday, June 9 -- Bolton Valley Resort to Harrington View, as part of the GMC annual meeting     John Buddington & Reidun Nuquist
Sun Jun 10
Sunday, June 10 -- Work trip on LT south of Jonesville     Leader: Eric Seidel
Trail Talk number 59 Summer 2001
Sun Jun 17
Sunday, June 17 -- Bike ride, Fairlee VT to Haverhill NH Moderate     Leader: Andrew and Reidun Nuquist
Sat Jun 23
Saturday, June 23 -- Bike ride, Worcester to Elmore and return Moderate     Leader: Mary Garcia and Mary Slater
Sun Jun 24
Sunday, June 24 -- Hike Camel's Hump loop, Huntington on Forest City Trail to Windgap, Dean and Monroe Trails to the meadow, LT to the summit and return via the Burrows Trail Difficult     Leader: Michael Chernick
Thur Jun 28
Thursday, June 28 -- Planning meeting     Host: Ray and Sylvia Kingsbury
Sat Jun 30
Saturday, June 30 -- Canoe/kayak on Great Hosmer Pond in Craftsbury Easy     Leader: Joan Heller and Betty Moskowitz
Sun Jul 1
Sunday, July 1 -- Hike Danby, Baker's Peak Summit via Lake Trail, Baker's Peak Trail and LT Moderate     Leader: Duncan Wilkie
Sat Jul 7
Saturday, July 7 -- Hike LT from Appalachian Gap to Lincoln Gap Difficult     Leader: Steve Lightholder
Sun Jul 8
Sunday, July 8 -- Hike Gore Mtn, Island Pond; joint trip with Northeast Kingdom Section Difficult     Leader: Luke O'Brien and Michael Chernick
Jul 9
July 9 -- Executive Committee meeting.
Sat Jul 14
Saturday, July 14 -- Canoe/kayak the Winooski River from Winooski to Lake Champlain Easy     Leader: Fred and Nancy Jordan
Sun Jul 15
Sunday, July 15 -- Hike the Elephant's Head Trail to Madonna Peak Moderate/Difficult     Leader: John Buddington
Jul 17
July 17-20 -- Canoe/kayak on Harriman and Somerset Reservoirs in southern VT; camp in Woodford State Park Moderate     Leader: Andrew and Reidun Nuquist
Sat Jul 21
Saturday, July 21 -- Hike Mt Washington summit via Huntington Ravine Trail, return on Tuckerman Ravine Trail Difficult     Leader: Ed Loewenton
Sun Jul 22
Sunday, July 22 -- Bike ride from Montpelier to Randolph on Rt 12A, return on Rt 12 Difficult     Leader: Jill Aspinall and Rick Molz
Sat Jul 28
Saturday, July 28 -- Mt Mansfield Ridge Circuit, Rock Scrambling - Hellbrook Trail to Summit, Cliff Trail to Visitor Center, Canyon Trail back to Ridge, and down Hellbrook Difficult     Leader: Ed Loewenton
Sun Jul 29
Sunday, July 29 -- Hike in Groton State Forest Easy     Leader: Thomas Weiss
Sat Aug 4
Saturday, August 4 -- Bike ride the Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail, St Albans to Richford Easy     Leader: Doris Washburn and Priscilla Daggett
Sat Aug 11
Saturday, August 11 -- Canoe/kayak on Lake Willoughby Moderate     Leader: Ann Burcroff
Sun Aug 12
Sunday, August 12 -- Hike Middlebury Gap, Silent Cliff and Cave Easy     Leader: Duncan Wilkie
Thur Aug 16
Thursday, August 16 -- Hike Stratton Mtn, LT to south summit and side trail to north summit Moderate     Leader: Duncan Wilkie
Sat Aug 18
Saturday, August 18 -- Canoe/kayak - Mystery paddle Moderate     Leader: Steve Lightholder
Sun Aug 19
Sunday, August 19 -- Steep Terrain Workshop     Leader: Ed Loewenton
Sun Sep 2
Sunday, September 2 -- Hike Mt Hale-Zealand Hut in NH; Hale Brook Trail to summit, descend down Lend-A-Hand Trail, Zeacliff Trail to Zealand Hut, then AT and Zealand Trail to Zealand Road, to Mt Hale trailhead Difficult     Leader: Michael Chernick
Sun Sep 9
Sunday, September 9 -- Hike in Stowe Moderate     Leader: Andrew and Reidun Nuquist
Trail Talk number 60 Fall 2001
Sat Sep 15
Saturday, September 15 -- Bike ride, Middlesex to Waitsfield, Duxbury to Stowe loop. Difficult     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sun Sep 16
Sunday, September 16 -- Hike Elmore Mtn. Easy     Leader: Jamie Cope
Sat Sep 22
Saturday, September 22 -- Mt Hor via the Moose Mtn Trail, then climb nearby Wheeler Mtn. Difficult     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sun Sep 23
Sunday, September 23 -- Canoe East Inlet area of the Connecticut Lakes in NH. Moderate     Leader: Nancy SchulzLeader: Nancy Schulz
Sun Sep 23
Sunday, September 23 -- Hike Hunger Mt. Middlesex side     Leader: Jim & Marie McWilliam
Thur Sep 27
Thursday, September 27 -- Gorham Lodge Ad Hoc Committee meeting. (Gorham Lodge succumbed to its years.)     Host: Ann Burcroff
Sat Sep 29
Saturday, September 29 -- Hike Maple and Sunset Ridges loop on Mt Mansfield. Difficult     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sun Sep 30
Sunday, September 30 -- Hike Galehead Mtn in NH. Difficult     Leader: Steve Lightholder and Michael Chernick
Sun Sep 30
Sunday, September 30 Work Hike - Elephant's Head Trail (not on original schedule)Leader: Bill Clark
Thur Oct 4
Thursday, October 4 -- Planning meeting     Host: Nancy Jordan
Sat Oct 6
Saturday, October 6 -- Hike and cookout at Flint Farm in Brookfield.     Leader: Elaine Flint
Sat Oct 6
Saturday, October 6 -- Hike Mt Equinox, highest peak in the Taconic Mts. 6 miles with 2,870' elevation gain. Difficult     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sun Oct 7
Sunday, October 7 -- Photographer's walk, East Montpelier, Adamant, and area ponds     Leader: Jamie Cope
Mon Oct 8
Monday, October 8 -- Hike Killington Peak via Bucklin Trail. Difficult     Leader: Steve Lightholder
Sat Oct 13
Saturday, October 13 -- Work hike - walk through Elephant's Head and LT to Sterling Pond     Leader: John Buddington
Sun Oct 14
Sunday, October 14 -- Bike ride Waitsfield-Warren loop. Moderate     Leader: Ray and Sylvia Kingsbury
Sun Oct 14
Sunday, October 14 -- Hike Mt Ascutney via the Weathersfield and Windsor Trails. Difficult     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Oct 18
October 18 -- Executive Committee meeting.
Sat Oct 20
Saturday, October 20 -- Work hike on Bamforth Ridge     Leader: Eric Seidel
Sun Oct 21
Sunday, October 21 -- Bike ride - Fairlee VT - Havehill NH. Moderate     Leader: Andrew and Reidun Nuquist
Sat Oct 27
Saturday, October 27 -- Hike in Groton State Forest - Osmore Pond loop trail and possibly up Little Deer. Easy     Leader: Doris Washburn
Sun Oct 28
Sunday, October 28 -- Hike the LT from Rt 105 to the Canadian border. Moderate     Leader: Michael Chernick
Sat Nov 3
Saturday, November 3 -- Hike Scrag Mtn from the Northfield side. Moderate     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sat Nov 3
Saturday, November 3 -- Canoe/kayak. Easy     Leader: Andrew and Reidun Nuquist
Sun Nov 4
Sunday, November 4 -- Scouting hike, Bamforth-River relocation of Long Trail. Moderate     Leader: Eric Seidel
Sat Nov 10
Saturday, November 10 -- Visit "Birds of Vermont Museum" in Huntington     Leader: Doris Washburn
Sun Nov 11
Sunday, November 11 -- Mystery Road walk. Moderate     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sat Nov 17
Saturday, November 17 -- Road walk, Pomfret-East Barnard, from Suicide Six to East Barnard Village, and return. Moderate     Leader: Michael Chernick
Sun Nov 18
Sunday, November 18 -- Road walk in Peacham, partly on the Bayley-Hazen Military Road. Moderate     Leader: Andrew and Reidun Nuquist
Sun Nov 25
Sunday, November 25 -- Road walk in Burlington - Intervale, Ethan Allen Park and Bike Path. Moderate     Leader: Steve Lightholder
Trail Talk number 61 Winter 2001-2002
Sat Dec 1
Saturday, December 1 -- Road Walk, around Berlin Pond. 5 miles. Easy. Optional lunch at Maplewood Restaurant.     Leader: Marilyn & Bob Wilson
Sun Dec 2
Sunday, December 2 -- Road Walk, will include Montpelier's three cemeteries and Hubbard Park. 6+ miles. Moderate. Dress for conditions, carry water.     Leader: Andrew & Reidun Nuquist
Sat Dec 8
Saturday, December 8 -- Hike/Snowshoe, Bolton Notch Road to Harrington's View. 7.2 miles round trip. Moderate to Difficult.     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sun Dec 9
Sunday, December 9 -- Hike/Snowshoe, Worcester Mt. 5 miles. Moderate.     Leader: Jim & Marie McWilliam
Sat Dec 15
Saturday, December 15 -- Cross-country Ski/Snowshoe, Mt. Mansfield Toll Road. 7 miles. Moderate to Difficult. Bring money to buy lunch at octagon, plus reserve food in case cafeteria isn't open.     Leader: Steve Lightholder
Sun Dec 16
Sunday, December 16 -- Hike/Cross-country Ski/Snowshoe, North Branch - East Montpelier Recreational Trail. 6+ miles. Easy to moderate.     Leader: Michael Chernick
Sat Dec 22
Saturday, December 22 -- Hike/Snowshoe, around Kettle Pond, Groton State Forest. 3 miles. Moderate. Bring a holiday treat to share.     Leader: Steve Lightholder
Sat Dec 29
Saturday, December 29 -- Introduction to Cross-country Skiing. Bring your new Christmas skis and learn how to use them. Lack of snow will cancel.     Leader: Fred Jordan
Sun Dec 30
Sunday, December 30 -- Full Moon Cross-country Ski/Snowshoe, East Montpelier trails. Approximately 5 miles. Moderate. Car Shuttle required. Bring flashlight.     Leader: Nancy Schulz

Montpelier Section reports in the 2002 Long Trail News

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