Green Mountain Club
Montpelier Section

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Events and reports for 2015
Montpelier Section reports in the 2015 Long Trail News
Thur Jan 01
Thursday January 01 -- Trekker road walk in Cabot    Reidun Nuquist
Sat Jan 10
Saturday, January 10 -- YAC. Easy. Young Adventurers Club.     Leader: Lexi Shear and Mike Wetherell.
Sat Jan 10
Saturday, January 10 -- Cross-country Ski. Craftsbury. Craftsbury Nordic Center. All abilities. Various distances. Trail Fee.     Leader: Mary Garcia and Mary Smith.
Tue Jan 13
Tuesday, January 13 -- Cross-country Ski. Montpelier. Easy to moderate. Various distances. Morse Farm Touring Center. Bring snack and water. Trail fee or season pass. Meet at Morse Farm.     Leader: Reidun and Andrew Nuquist.
Tue Jan 20
Tuesday, January 20 -- Cross-country Ski. Bolton. Bolton Touring Center. All abilities. Various distances. Trail Fee.     Leader: Mary Garcia and Mary Smith.
Thur Jan 22
Thursday, January 22 -- Meeting. Montpelier. Membership Meeting. Montpelier Section All Stars Slideshow: Our Favorite Outdoor Places. Kellogg-Hubbard Library. 6:30-8:00 P.M.
Sat Jan 24
Saturday, January 24 -- Cross-country Ski. Bolton. Moderate. 4+/- miles. Honey Hollow. Ski a short section of the Catamount Trail and the Honey Hollow Road.     Leader: Steve Lightholder.
Sun Jan 25
Sunday, January 25 -- Cross-country Ski. Warren. Easy to moderate. Various distances. Relaxed pace. Ole's Cross Country Ski Center. Mostly open terrain. Bring lunch or purchase at touring center. Fee or season pass.     Leader: Reidun and Andrew Nuquist.
Feb 25
February 25 -- Executive Committee meeting
Sun Feb 1
Sunday, February 1 -- Snowshoe. Montpelier. Clear sky backup date: Monday, February 2. Easy. Evening exploration of local trails by moonlight. Meet at 7:00 P.M. Bring headlamp.     Leader: Jill Aspinall
Tue Feb 03
Tuesday February 03 -- Trekker Snowshoeing in Hubbard Park    Reidun Nuquist
Sun Feb 8
Sunday, February 8 -- Cross-country Ski. Groton. Moderate. Various Distances. Groton State Forest. Bring water and snack lunch.     Leader: Cynthia Martin and George Longenecker.
Tue Feb 10
Tuesday, February 10 -- Cross-country Ski. Greensboro. All abilities. Various distances. Highland Lodge Touring Center. Trail Fee.     Leader: Mary Garcia and Mary Smith.
Thur Feb 12
Thursday February 12 -- Trekker ski trip    Reidun Nuquist
Sat Feb 14
Saturday, February 14 -- Snowshoe. Waterbury. Moderate. Little River State Park. Bring lunch and water.     Leader: George Longenecker and Cynthia Martin.
Sun Feb 15
Sunday, February 15 -- Cross-country Ski. Craftsbury. Easy to moderate. Various distances. Craftsbury Nordic Center. Mostly open terrain. Bring lunch or purchase at touring center. Fee or season pass.     Leader: Reidun and Andrew Nuquist.
Tue Feb 17
Tuesday February 17 -- Sabine Pasture to Elks Golf Course    Steve and Heather Bailey
Sat Feb 21
Saturday, February 21 -- Cross-country Ski. Greensboro. Moderate to difficult terrain. 16km (10 miles). Highland Lodge to Craftsbury Outdoor Center. The groomed trail traverses beautiful (challenging) hills and woods. We will shuttle from Craftsbury Outdoor Center to Highland Lodge. Bring snacks, lunch and water. Wear layered clothing. Participants must have appropriate gear and cross-country ski experience. Limited to 6 people.     Leader: Phyllis Rubenstein.
Tue Feb 24
Tuesday February 24 -- Trekker ski trip    Reidun Nuquist
Sat Feb 28
Saturday, February 28 -- Cross-country Ski. Peacham. Moderate. 6.5+/- miles. Groton State Forest. Ski from the Nature Center to Peacham Bog and maybe even to Martin's Pond.     Leader: Steve Lightholder.
Sun Mar 1
Sunday, March 1 -- Snowshoe. Duxbury. Moderate. 5+/- miles round trip. Snowshoe to Montclair Glen Lodge from Couching Lion parking lot. Meet at MHS.     Leader: Michael Chernick.
Wed Mar 4
Wednesday, March 4 -- Cross-country Ski. Hardwick. Moderate. 6 miles. Hardwick Trails. The trailhead is behind Hazen Union School. Let's meet there at 1:00 P.M. For details,     Leader: Steve Lightholder.
Fri Mar 6
Friday, March 6 -- Other. Waterbury Center. Taylor Series presentation at GMC headquarters, by Reidun and Andrew Nuquist, titled "Mountains at 15 Knots: Norway from the Deck of Hurtigruten." 7:00 P.M. Admission charged.
Tue Mar 10
Tuesday, March 10 -- Snowshoe. Duxbury. Moderate. 3.2 miles round trip. Long Trail on Bamforth Ridge, from Duxbury Road to Duxbury Window. Experience our LT section in snow. Bring lunch, water, and ski poles. Snow conditions will determine other equipment needs.     Leader: Reidun and Andrew Nuquist.
Sat Mar 14
Saturday, March 14 -- Snowshoe. Lonesome Lake, Franconia Notch, NH. Moderate. 3.2 miles. Lafayette Place to the AMC hut for lunch, then go around the lake. Great views across the notch if it's a clear day. Meet at 9:00 A.M.     Leader: Kathy Gohl and John Buddington, to be advised of adjustments due to weather.
Sat Mar 21
Saturday, March 21 -- Snowshoe. Stowe. Moderate. Various distances. Stowe Pinnacle. Snowshoe or hike, depending on conditions.     Leader: Steve Bailey.
Sun Mar 29
Sunday, March 29 -- Walk. East Montpelier. Easy. 4-6+/- miles. Walk along the back roads of East Montpelier.     Leader: Ken Hertz.
Fri Apr 10
Friday, April 10 -- Meeting. Montpelier. Montpelier Section annual meeting. Christ Church parish hall. See details on page 1.
The meeting packet:     Minutes from 2014 Annual Meeting     President     Treasurer: Budget Info     Treasurer: Budget Proposal     Trails and Shelters     Membership     Vice President (Outings)     Nominating Committee
Tue Apr 14
Tuesday, April 14 -- Walk. Calais. Moderate. 6 miles round trip. Mud season loop, starting at Maple Corner and including Robinson Hill, Bliss Pond, and Old West Church. Bring lunch and water.     Leader: Reidun and Andrew Nuquist.
Sat Apr 18
Saturday, April 18 -- Walk. Adamant. Easy. 5 miles. Walk around Sodom Pond.     Leader: Mary Smith or Mary Garcia.
Sun Apr 19
Sunday, April 19 -- Walk. Stowe. Moderate. 10+/- miles round trip. Stowe Bike Path. Paved.     Leader: Michael Chernick.
Sat Apr 25
Saturday, April 25 -- Hike. Groton. Moderate. 5.4-mile loop. Peacham Bog in Groton State Park. This trail offers two opportunities to view the bog with its unique vegetation, as well as opportunities to identify spring wildflowers in the woods.     Leader: Phyllis Rubenstein and Charlene Bohl.
Sun Apr 26
Sunday, April 26 -- Walk. Burlington. Moderate. 10+/- miles round trip. Burlington Bike Path. From Echo Center to the Colchester municipal line across the Winooski River bridge and return.     Leader: Michael Chernick.
Tue Apr 28
Tuesday April 28 -- Middlesex road walk    Reidun Nuquist
Sun May 3
Sunday, May 3 -- Hike. Waterbury. Easy. 5+/- miles round trip. Visit Little River State Park before it's open: No fees. Hike Stevenson Brook and Dalley Loop trails.     Leader: Ken Hertz.
Thur May 7
Thursday, May 7 -- Walk. Montpelier, East Montpelier. Easy. 4-6 mile history road walk. Walk along the Winooski River Valley to view the sites of several commercial buildings and utility plants. There will be pictures to view the buildings as they existed years ago, along with a visit to and tour of an operating hydro plant.     Leader: Manny Garcia.
Sat May 9
Saturday, May 9 -- Work Hike. Duxbury. All abilities. 3-4 miles round trip. Spring walk-thru on the LT to Bamforth Ridge Shelter. Bring lunch. Wear sturdy boots, work clothes and gloves. Meet at MHS at 8:00 A.M.     Leader: Steve Bailey.
Tue May 12
Tuesday, May 12 -- Walk. Fayston. Moderate. 6 miles on Center Fayston Road, Kew Vasseur Road, and Bragg Hill Road. We'll need to do a car spot. Meet at VT 100 and Pine Road, Waitsfield at 1:00 P.M.     Leader: Steve Lightholder for details.
Sat May 16
Saturday, May 16 -- Work Hike. Stowe. All abilities. Various distances. Smugglers' Notch. Spring walk-thru on the LT/Elephant's Head and Sterling Pond Trails. Wear sturdy boots, work clothes and gloves. Meet at MHS at 8:00 A.M.     Leader: John Buddington.
Sun May 17
Sunday, May 17 -- Hike. Waterbury. Moderate. Various distances. Wildflower hike. May is the perfect time for early spring wildflowers in Little River State Park. Hike through abandoned hill farms with fine views of Little River Reservoir.     Leader: Cynthia Martin and George Longenecker.
Tue May 19
Tuesday, May 19 -- Bike Ride. Middlesex. Easy. 12 miles. Montpelier to Middlesex and return. Helmet required.     Leader: Mary Smith or Mary Garcia.
Thur May 21
Thursday, May 21 -- Bike Ride. Chelsea. Moderate to Difficult. 25 miles. Begin in Washington and bike to Chelsea, where we will have lunch. Back roads and Rte. 110. Along the way we'll stop at several points of interest, including a potter's, small farm, etc. Definitely need a bike suitable for back roads.     Leader: George Plumb for more details and meeting time and place.
Mon May 25
Monday, May 25 -- Information. Memorial Day. Memorial Day.
Tue May 26
Tuesday, May 26 -- Bike Ride. Moretown. Moderate. 26 miles round trip. Montpelier to Moretown and back. Paved and dirt roads. Bring lunch and water.     Leader: Reidun and Andrew Nuquist for meeting place and time.
Thur May 28
Thursday May 28 -- Work hike Sterling Pond trail    Steve Bailey
Sat May 30
Saturday, May 30 -- Hike. Worcester. Difficult. Summit Worcester Mountain, 2.5 miles, with option to continue on the Skyline Trail, an additional 1.5 miles to the other side of the mountain. Round-trip mileage of 8 miles. one     Leader: Phyllis Rubenstein OR Charlene Bohl.
Tue Jun 2
Tuesday, June 2 -- Work Hike. Montpelier Parks. Rain Date: June 3, Wednesday. All abilities. A day to give back to the city parks we enjoy year round. 6 +/- hours, although all shorter shifts are welcome. Bring water, lunch, work clothes and gloves. Tools provided. Meet at Montpelier swimming pool parking lot on Elm St. at 9:00 A.M. Please     Leader: Jill Aspinall to advise your availabilities with Park Director Geoff Beyer.
Wed Jun 3
Wednesday, June 3 -- Meeting. Montpelier Section Executive Committee quarterly meeting. Members are welcome.
Fri Jun 5
Friday, June 5 -- Hike. LT thru-hike. Difficult. 40.7 miles. June 5-8. Backpack Divisions 1 and 2 of the LT (from Southern terminus in Massachusetts to Kelly Stand Road). Limit: 8 people. For more information and/or to reserve your place,     Leader: Phyllis Rubenstein
Sat Jun 6
Saturday, June 6 -- Bike Ride. Peru, NY. Moderate. "Acres of Apples" is a side trip to the Lake Champlain bikeways network. Park in Burlington, take the ferry to Port Kent, bike with stops as desired at farm stands and Ausable Chasm, where food is available, and return. Helmet and closed shoes required. A rewarding all-day trip.     Leader: Reidun and Andrew Nuquist.
Tue Jun 9
Tuesday, June 9 -- Bike Ride. Hardwick. Moderate. 27 miles. Rte. 14 to No. Wolcott and return on Rte. 15. Bring lunch and water. Helmet required.     Leader: Mary Garcia or Mary Smith.
Wed Jun 10
Wednesday, June 10 -- Paddle. Shelburne Bay. Moderate. Explore the LaPlatte River and/or cruise the bay, depending on the weather.     Leader: Steve Lightholder for meeting place and time.
Sat Jun 13
Saturday, June 13 -- Hike. Buels Gore. Moderate. 7.2 mile round trip. Glen Ellen Lodge via the LT from App. Gap. After a 1300' climb past Theron Dean Shelter to Stark's Nest, there are numerous ups and downs. Bring lunch and snacks.     Leader: John Buddington and Kathy Gohl.
Tue Jun 23
Tuesday, June 23 -- Bike Ride. Calais. Moderate. 25+/- miles. Pond loop. Bike on unpaved roads past several ponds and return on Rte. 14. Bring lunch and water. Helmet required.     Leader: Mary Garcia or Mary Smith.
Fri Jun 26
Friday June 26 -- Trekkers strawberry ride    Reidun Nuquist
Sat Jun 27
Saturday, June 27 -- Hike. Fayston. Moderate. 5.2 miles round trip. Burnt Rock via Hedgehog Brook and Long Trails. One difficult rock scramble. Panoramic views. Bring lunch and water.     Leader: Cynthia Martin and George Longenecker.
Tue Jun 30
Tuesday June 30 -- Acres of Apples bike ride    Reidun Nuquist
Fri Jul 3
Friday, July 3 -- Hike. LT thru-hike. Difficult. 49.9 miles. July 3-6: Backpack Divisions 3 and 4 (plus) of the LT (Kelly Stand to Rte. 103. Limit: 8 people.     Leader: Phyllis Rubenstein
Mon Jul 06
Monday July 06 -- Trekkers paddle on Marshfield Reservoir    Reidun
Fri Jul 3
Friday, July 3 -- Hike. Montpelier. Easy. Independence Day Parade. Join fellow section members on the year's shortest hike by marching from the Meadow area to the State House.
Sat Jul 11
Saturday, July 11 -- Hike. Duxbury. Difficult. 8+ miles. Camel's Hump. Ascend Bamforth Ridge; descend Monroe Trail. Car spot involved.     Leader: Paul DeLuca
Sun Jul 12
Sunday, July 12 -- Walk. East Montpelier. Easy. 4 +/- miles. Chickering Bog. With guest expert Rose Paul, Director of Critical Lands and Conservation Science of the Nature Conservancy. Meet at 9:00 A.M.     Leader: Ken Hertz.
Wed Jul 15
Wednesday, July 15 -- Paddle. Milton. Moderate. Lake Champlain Sandbar to the mouth of the Lamoille River, and up the river as far as the cliffs. Requires a calm day.     Leader: Steve Lightholder for meeting place and time.
Thur Jul 16
Thursday July 16 -- Trekker Bike Ride from Worcester to Elmore    Mary Garcia
Sat Jul 18
Saturday, July 18 -- Hike. Windsor. Moderate. 5.4 miles. Mt. Ascutney. Hike to the summit via the Windsor Trail. Bring lunch and water.     Leader: Michael Chernick.
Sun Jul 19
Sunday, July 19 -- Hike. Warren. Mt. Abraham. Moderate to Difficult. 5.2 miles round trip. 1600' elevation gain. Mt. Abraham via the LT from Lincoln Gap.     Leader: Steve and Heather Bailey.
Sat Jul 25
Saturday, July 25 -- Paddle. Elmore State Park. Moderate. Rain date: July 26, Sunday. Spend all or part of the day hiking, swimming, and/or paddling. (Bring your own boat or rent.) Gather for a social potluck picnic at 5:00 p.m. Come just for the picnic if you wish.     Leader: Andrew and Reidun Nuquist for more information and if you wish to join a led climb of Mount Elmore (2,608'). Day use fee or Green Mountain Passport. Meet at Elmore State Park.
Sun Jul 26
Sunday, July 26 -- Hike. Mt. Hale, NH. Moderate. 6.5 +/- miles. Park at the Hale Brook Trailhead. Hike to summit via Hale Brook Trail, then Lend-a-Hand Trail for the descent, stopping at Zealand Hut. Return via a short descent on the AT and out on the Zealand Trail and Zealand Road to the trailhead. Bring lunch and water.     Leader: Michael Chernick.
Sat Aug 1
Saturday, August 1 -- Hike. LT thru-hike. Difficult. August 1-15: Backpack Divisions 5 to 12 of the LT (Rte. 103 to Northern Terminus in Canada). Limit: 8 people.     Leader: Phyllis Rubenstein
Sat Aug 1
Saturday, August 1 -- Hike. Johnson. Difficult. 12.9 miles. LT from Rte. 15 to Corliss Camp, and out via Davis Neighborhood Trail. Approx. 2800' elevation gain. Route crosses the Lamoille River bridge and Laraway Mountain. A new hike for the     Leader: as she adds pieces toward eventually completing the LT. Car spotting required.     Leader: Jill Aspinall.
Sun Aug 2
Sunday, August 2 -- Hike. Morristown. Moderate. 6 +/- miles. Beaver Meadow Lodge.     Leader: Ken Hertz.
Wed Aug 5
Wednesday, August 5 -- Hike. Washington. Easy. 3 hour poetry hike. On private land; crosses hayfields, through woods, high meadows with views from Killington to Mansfield. End in the "sacred circle" with a few minutes of silence. Wear hiking boots and bring at least one poem with focus on trees. Bring lunch to eat at midpoint. Meet at 10:30 A.M.     Leader: George Plumb for more details and meeting place.
Fri Aug 07
Friday August 07 -- Long Trail Section Backpack August 7    Phyllis Rubenstein
Sat Aug 8
Saturday, August 8 -- Hike. Franconia, NH. Difficult. 8.7 miles. Franconia Ridge. Ascend Lincoln and Lafayette via Falling Waters; descend Old Bridal Path to Greenleaf Hut.     Leader: Paul DeLuca
Sun Aug 9
Sunday, August 9 -- Bike Ride. Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail. Moderate. 20 miles. We'll ride the scenic eastern stretch from Richford to Enosburg Falls and back. Bike helmet and closed shoes required. Bring lunch and water.     Leader: Reidun and Andrew Nuquist.
Sun Aug 09
Sunday August 09 -- Long Trail Section Backpack August 9     Phyllis Rubenstein
Wed Aug 12
Wednesday, August 12 -- Paddle. Waterbury Reservoir. Moderate. Various distances. Lunch on shore.     Leader: Steve Lightholder
Sat Aug 15
Saturday, August 15 -- Hike. Johnson. Difficult. 11.1 miles. LT from Corliss Camp to Rte. 118, including access via the Davis Neighborhood Trail and rock scramble through Devil's Gulch. Approx. 2100' elevation gain. A new hike for the     Leader: as she adds pieces toward eventually completing the LT. Car spotting required.     Leader: Jill Aspinall
Sun Aug 16
Sunday, August 16 -- Walk. East Montpelier Town Forest. Easy. 6 +/- miles. Local guide Kimberly Pierce. Meet at 1:00 P.M.     Leader: Ken Hertz .
Sat Aug 22
Saturday, August 22 -- Hike. Mt. Washington, NH. Difficult. 9.2 mile round trip. Out and back via Ammonoosuc Ravine, Lake of the Clouds Hut, Crawford Path.     Leader: Paul DeLuca
Mon Aug 24
Monday August 24 -- Mt Abraham Hike    Steve and Heather Bailey
Mon Sep 7
Monday, September 7 -- Hike. Avery's Gore. Difficult. 8 miles round trip. Gore Mountain. Hike to fire tower/summit.     Leader: Michael Chernic.
Sat Sep 19
Saturday, September 19 -- Hike. Waitsfield. Difficult. 5+/- miles. Scrag Mountain from Waitsfield to Northfield. Near the summit is the former fire tower site, and below summit is the cabin used by the lookout. Car spot necessary.     Leader: Rudy Townsend and Phyllis Rubenstein.
Sun Sep 20
Sunday, September 20 -- Hike. Lemington. Moderate. 5+/- miles. Mt. Monadnock (VT). The mountaintop features a recently rebuilt observation tower with excellent views east into the northern White Mountains and north into Canada. Bring food, liquid, and dress for weather.     Leader: Michael Chernick.
Wed Sep 23
Wednesday September 23 -- Bike Ride - St. Johnsbury to Danville - Trekker Ride    Mary Garcia
Sat Sep 26
Saturday, September 26 -- Hike. Westmore. Moderate. 4.4 mile round trip. Mount Pisgah via the North trail.     Leader: Paul DeLuca.
Sat Sep 26
Saturday, September 26 -- Paddle. Norton and Warren Gore. Moderate. Canoe/kayak Norton Pond. This 583-acre pond offers many areas to explore. Bring boat, PFD, water and lunch. Optional overnight at Brighton State Park--reservations recommended.     Leader: George Longenecker and Cynthia Martin.
Sun Sep 27
Sunday, September 27 -- Hike. Moscow. Difficult. 10.2 miles. Mt. Mansfield. Approx. 3,500' elevation gain. Ascend the Lake Mansfield Trail to Taylor Lodge, then follow the LT over Mt. Mansfield to Smugglers' Notch. Car spotting required.     Leader: Jill Aspinall.
Tue Sep 29
Tuesday September 29 -- Bike Ride - Northfield - Trekker Event    Mary Garcia
Wed Sep 30
Wednesday, September 30 -- Meeting. Montpelier. Montpelier Section Executive Committee quarterly meeting. Members are welcome. May bring a dessert to share. : Reidun Nuquist.
Thur Oct 1
Thursday, October 1 -- Paddle. North Montpelier. Moderate. Start at North Montpelier pond and follow the river north as it twists and turns through the beautiful fall foliage. Participants must have their own kayak. PFD required.     Leader: Steve Bailey.
Tue Oct 6
Tuesday, October 6 -- Bike Ride. Stowe. Moderate. 20-25 miles. Stowe through Morrisville and return on Randolph Road. Helmet required. Bring lunch and water or buy lunch in Morrisville.     Leader: Mary Garcia and Mary Smith.
Sat Oct 10
Saturday, October 10 -- Hike. Breadloaf Wilderness. Moderate. 2.5 miles. Hike to Skylight Pond in Breadloaf Wilderness. Then south to Burnt Hill, another 4.6 miles, through varying woods. This 7.1 mile distance assumes there will be a second car along to spot. If not, the hike will approach Skylight Pond from Burnt Hill Trail, and include an additional 2.5 down-hill miles road walk to the car, for a total of 9.6 miles.     Leader: Steve Lightholder.
Wed Oct 14
Wednesday, October 14 -- Hike. Bolton. Moderate. 5 miles round trip. Start at the Bolton Nordic area. Follow ski trails to the LT and the beautiful Harrington view. Return via the Buchanan Shelter.     Leader: Steve and Heather Bailey.
Sat Oct 17
Saturday, October 17 -- Walk. Montpelier, East Montpelier. Easy. 4-6 miles. History road walk along the Winooski River Valley to view the sites of several former utility plants. There will be pictures to view the buildings as they existed years ago, along with a visit to an operating hydro plant.     Leader: Manny Garcia.
Tue Oct 20
Tuesday, October 20 -- Paddle. Waterbury. Moderate. A last paddle on the reservoir before the snow falls? Must have own kayak/canoe and PFD. Be prepared for cool weather. Bring lunch and water.     Leader: Andrew and Reidun Nuquist.
Thur Oct 22
Thursday, October 22 -- Bike Ride. Montpelier. Moderate. 26 miles. Bike to Waterbury via Stevens Brook Road, and return on Rte.2. Bring water and lunch or option to buy lunch at Snack Bar in Waterbury. Helmet required.     Leader: Mary Smith and Mary Garcia.
Sat Oct 24
Saturday, October 24 -- Work Hike. Stowe. Moderate. All abilities. Various distances. Smugglers' Notch, on the LT/Elephant's Head and Sterling Pond Trails. Bring lunch. Wear sturdy boots, work clothes and gloves. Meet at MHS at 8:00 A.M.     Leader: Steve Bailey.
Sat Oct 24
Saturday October 24 -- Bike Ride - Middlesex     Mary Garcia.
Tue Oct 27
Tuesday October 27 -- Trekker walk in Hubbard Park    Andrew and Reidun Nuquist
Sat Oct 31
Saturday, October 31 -- Work Hike. Duxbury. Moderate. All abilities. 3-4 miles round trip. LT to Bamforth Ridge Shelter. Bring lunch. Wear sturdy boots, work clothes and gloves.     Leader: Steve Bailey.
Tue Nov 03
Tuesday November 03 -- Bike Ride - Berlin - Brookfield    Mary Garcia
Wed Nov 4
Wednesday, November 4 -- Hike. Groton. Moderate. 5.5 miles. Groton State Forest. From the Nature Center to Big Deer Mountain.     Leader: Steve Lightholder.
Fri Nov 6
Friday, November 6 -- Montpelier. Section Membership Meeting. Come to meet and socialize with fellow section members and to enjoy George Longenecker's recent slideshow from Utah, "Day Hikes in Utah's Red Rock Country: Zion, Capitol Reef, and Cedar Breaks." Time: 7:00 - 9:00 P.M.
Sun Nov 8
Sunday, November 8 -- Walk. Waitsfield. Easy. 4-mile loop walk following Joslin Hill, Brook and Common Roads with views of Mad River Valley. Bring water and snack. Meet at MHS.     Leader: Reidun and Andrew Nuquist.
Sat Nov 14
Saturday, November 14 -- Vermont. Deer Rifle Season Opens. Ends November 29.
Sun Nov 15
Sunday, November 15 -- Walk. Stowe. Moderate. 10 miles round trip. Stowe Bike Path. Paved.     Leader: Michael Chernick.
Sun Nov 22
Sunday, November 22 -- Walk. Burlington. Moderate. 10 miles round trip. Burlington Bike Path. Echo Center to the Colchester municipal line across the Winooski River bridge and return.     Leader: Michael Chernick.
Sun Dec 6
Sunday, December 6 -- Walk. Waterbury. Moderate. 5.3 miles. The Waterbury Center Loomis Hill road loop has numerous ups and downs with rewarding views. Bring water and lunch. Meet at MHS.     Leader: Reidun and Andrew Nuquist
Sat Dec 12
Saturday, December 12 -- Walk. Middlesex. Moderate. 6+/- miles. Circumnavigate Dumpling Hill. Route will depend on conditions; traction of some sort or snowshoes may be needed for one section. Meet at Rumney School.     Leader: John Buddington and Kathy Gohl

Montpelier Section reports in the 2016 Long Trail News

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