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Trail responsibilities of the Montpelier Section since its founding in 1955, as listed in the Green Mountain Club's  Long Trail Guide.

Guide Book Trail Responsibilities
15th edition 1956 None listed. (guide lists Bennington, Brattleboro, Killington (at Rutland), Lake Pleiad (at Middlebury), Barre, Montpelier, Burlington, Sterling (at Morrisville), New York, and Worcester (Mass.) sections)
16th edition 1960 Smugglers' Cave to Chilcoot Pass
17th edition 1963 Between Smugglers' Notch and Chilcoot Pass, Sterling Pond Lodge
18th edition 1966 Between Smugglers' Notch and Chilcoot Pass, Sterling Pond Lodge, Elephant's Head Trail
19th edition 1968 Long Trail between Smugglers' Notch and Chilcoot Pass, Sterling Pond Lodge, Elephant's Head Trail
20th edition 1971 Long Trail between Smugglers' Notch and Chilcoot Pass, Sterling Pond Lodge, Elephant's Head Trail
20th ed., 2nd pr. 1971 Between Smugglers' Notch and Chilcoot Pass, Sterling Pond Lodge, Elephant's Head Trail. Sterling Pond Lodge built 1950 (replacing one which burned in 1950) by Long Trail Patrol for Sterling Section
20th ed., 3rd pr. 1974 Between Smugglers' Notch and Chilcoot Pass, Sterling Pond Lodge, Elephant's Head Trail. Sterling Pond Lodge was destroyed by fire in 1972 and has been replaced by a lean to, with bunks for 8, on the same site.
20th ed., 4th pr. 1974 Between Smugglers' Notch and Chilcoot Pass, Sterling Pond Lodge, Elephant's Head Trail. Sterling Pond Lodge was destroyed by fire in 1972 and has been replaced by a lean to, with bunks for 8, on the same site.
21st edition, 1977 Smugglers' Notch to Chilcoot Pass, Sterling Pond Shelter: Frame shelter built by the Montpelier Section in 1972. In Mt. Mansfield State Forest, these GMC sections maintain the Long Trail and various side trails in co-operation with the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation.
21st ed., 2nd pr. 1978 Smugglers' Notch to Chilcoot Pass, Sterling Pond Shelter. In Mt. Mansfield State Forest, these GMC sections maintain the Long Trail and various side trails in co-operation with the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation.
21st ed., 3rd pr. 1979 Smugglers' Notch to Chilcoot Pass, Sterling Pond Shelter. In Mt. Mansfield State Forest, these GMC sections maintain the Long Trail and various side trails in co-operation with the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation.
21st ed., 4th pr. 1981 Smugglers' Notch to Chilcoot Pass, Sterling Pond Shelter. In Mt. Mansfield State Forest, these GMC sections maintain the Long Trail and various side trails in co-operation with the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation.
22nd edition 1983 Smugglers' Notch to Chilcoot Pass, Sterling Pond Shelter. In Mt. Mansfield State Forest, these GMC sections maintain the Long Trail and various side trails in co-operation with the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation. Watson Camp. This frame camp, maintained by the Montpelier Section, was donated to the GMC in 1980 by Thomas J. Watson, Jr. It has bunks for 8.
23rd edition 1985 Smugglers' Notch to Chilcoot Pass. In Mt. Mansfield State Forest, these GMC sections maintain the Long Trail and various side trails in co-operation with the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation. Sterling Pond Shelter, Watson Camp.
23rd ed., 2nd pr. 1987 Smugglers' Notch to Chilcoot Pass. In Mt. Mansfield State Forest, these GMC sections maintain the Long Trail and various side trails in co-operation with the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation. Sterling Pond Shelter, Watson Camp.
23rd ed., 3rd pr.
23rd ed., 4th pr. 1990 Smugglers' Notch to Chilcoot Pass. In Mt. Mansfield State Forest, these GMC sections maintain the Long Trail and various side trails in co-operation with the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation. Sterling Pond Shelter, Watson Camp.
24th edition 1996 Gorham Lodge to Jonesville (via Honey Hollow). Smugglers' Notch to Chilcoot Pass. Gorham Lodge, a log cabin with bunks for 12, was built in 1950 by the Long Trail Patrol in memory of H. W. Gorham, with funding from the New York Section. The lodge was extensively rebuilt in 1981 by the patrol and GMC volunteers. Honey Hollow tenting area with tent platforms and campsites. Sterling Pond Shelter and Watson Camp.
25th edition 2003 Camel's Hump to Jonesville and Smugglers Notch to Chilcoot Pass. Bamforth Ridge Shelter (constructed in 2002).
26th edition 2007 Camel's Hump to Jonesville and Smugglers Notch to Chilcoot Pass. Bamforth Ridge Shelter and Sterling Pond Shelter (re-constructed in 2005).
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