Green Mountain Club
Montpelier Section

Reports for events in 1968

Date Report? Photos? Description of the event
Sun Jan 14
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  January 14, 1968 Marion Gorham Party Leader: Dick Babcock We all thought something should be done to give Marion Gorham a good send-off and the Babcocks...
Sun Jan 21
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  January 21, 1968 Oyster Stew - Oyster Stew Hike to Taylor Lodge. Bring snowshoes, flashlight, bowl, cup & spoon. If you wish to spend the night, bring sleeping...
Sun Jan 28
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  January 28, 1968 Worcester Mountain - on snowshoes Leader: Dave Morse Dave Morse led a party of 4 up Worcester Mountain on snowshoes. The others were Dave...
Thu Feb 01
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  Marion Gorham resigned her position at Vermont College, effective February 1, 1968, to become chairman of the nursing department at Northampton County Area...
Fri Feb 16
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  February 16, 1968 Adirondack Loj: Overnight in the Adirondacks. Tentatively at Adirondack Loj - Hart Lake Leader: Dick and Dot Babcock 8 hikers spent the...
Sun Mar 03
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  March 3, 1968 Hadd's Camp in Worcester Leader: Dick and Dot Babcock Short Sunday afternoon hike, led by the Babcocks. Tomato soup was enjoyed at the Hadd's...
Tue Mar 12
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  March 12, 1968 Moonlight Hike in Bear Swamp, Middlesex Center area Leader: Jerry Dix Another moonless moonlight hike, led by Jerry Dix in the Bear Swamp...
Sun Mar 24
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  March 24, 1968 Sugar-on-Snow - Parker Camp on the Trail near Johnson. Leader: Dave Otis Dave Otis thought it would be fun to have sugar-on-snow on the Long...
Sun Apr 07
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  April 7, 1968 Long Trail - Jonesville to Bolton Lodge Leader: Dave Morse Dave Morse led a hike over the new section of the Trail between Jonesville and Bolton...
Sun Apr 21
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  April 21, 1968 Eagle Ledge: Long easy afternoon walk to Eagle Ledge in the Worcester-Elmore area. Bring the whole family, and bring a snack if you desire...
Sun May 05
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  May 5, 1968 Otter Creek Paddle: An all day canoe trip on Otter Creek. Bring your own lunch. If you don't have your own canoe, possibly you could borrow one or...
Sun May 19
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  May 19, 1968 Camels Hump Leader: Dave Hine [newspaper clipping] Three members of the Montpelier Section of the Green Mountain Club climbed Camel's Hump because...
Sun Jun 09
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  June 9, 1968 Work Hike to Smugglers' Notch: Trail Clearing Time. We hope all the snow will be gone by then. Bring axes, saws, and trail lunch. The Montpelier...
Sun Jun 23
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  June 23, 1968 Belvidere Mountain: All day hike on Long Trail from Route 118 to Hazen's Notch which includes going overBelvidere Mountain, A beautiful view is...
Sat Jul 06
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  July 6, 1968 Wheeler Mountain Picnic: Family Picnic - An afternoon hike up Wheeler Mountain in Barton. This is a short hike across a field and up on some rock...
Sun Jul 14
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  July 14, 1968 [date estimated by KH] [Newspaper, Times Angus, 7-16-68] Sterling Pond Lodge Repaired Sterling Pond Lodge near Mount Mansfield, vandalized last...
Sat Jul 20
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  July 20, 1968 Overnight in Jefferson, NH and climb Mt Jefferson: Overnight campout at "Brady's Field" in Jefferson, New Hampshire. Bring your own tent,...
Sun Aug 04
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  August 4, 1968 Trail Clearing from Chilcoot Pass to Whiteface Shelter: Trail clearing work party from Chilcoot Pass to Whiteface Shelter, a 1 1/2 mile section...
Sun Aug 18
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  August 18, 1968 Blueberry picking hike to White Rocks and Hunger Mountain: Sunday, August 18th - Blueberry picking hike to White Rocks and on Hunger Mountain...
Sat Aug 24
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  August 24 - September 2, 1968 GMC Intersectional: Intersections! at Eden, Vermont (Mt. Norris Scout Reservation). Come for the whole week for for a few days....
Sun Sep 08
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  September 8, 1968 Hike Gore Mountain: All day hike up Gore Mountain in the Northeast Kingdom. Approximately a 75 mile drive from Montpelier, and about four...
Sat Sep 14
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  September 14, 1968 Afternoon walk on old abandoned road in the Worcester area Leader: Frances Holmes September 14, 1968: Back road in Calais, led by Frances...
Sat Sep 21
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  September 21, 1968 Overnight in the Adirondacks: We will hike into leanto on Saturday and climb the Dixes on Sunday which include East Dix, South Dix and Dix...
Sun Sep 29
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  September 29, 1968 Cantilever Rock and Sunset Ridge Trail: Cantilever Rock and Sunset Ridge Trail on Mt. Mansfield. Bring-your-own-picnic supper at Underhill...
Sat Oct 12
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  October 11, 1968 Overnight camping in the Adirondacks and Canoeing on Forked Lake. Bring your own canoe and tent and camping gear, Bring your camera, too, for...
Sun Oct 20
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  October 20, 1968 Mt. Hale in the White Mountains Leader: George Brady Called off because of weather.
Sun Nov 03
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  November 3, 1968 LT Hike from Rt 242 to Rt 58: All day hike on the Long Trail from Rt. 242 (Jay-Montgomery Center Road) to Rt. 58 (Hazen's Notch). Bring trail...
Sat Nov 16
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  November 16, 1968 Green Mountain Audubon Nature Center, Huntington. This is a nature preserve at the foot of the west side of Camel's Hump. Exploration of this...
Sun Dec 01
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  December 1, 1968 Blue Ridge Mountain near Rutland. This 3,295 foot mountain is located to the west of the Long Trail and north of Rt. 4 near Rutland. The Green...
Sat Dec 14
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  December 14, 1968 Spaghetti Supper at Parker Camp located on the Long Trail near Johnson 1.5 miles from the road via Davis Neighborhood Trail. It is 1.3 miles...
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