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LTN vv n is used as an abbreviation for The Long Trail News Volume vv Number n; The Long Trail News is published by The Green Mountain Club.
|The Green Mountain Club is formed. Announcement in The Vermonter magazine. (Click on picture to read the announcement.)|
|An extended report on the Green Mountain Club.|
|The Brandon Inn published an early guide to the Long Trail, by Louis J. Paris, Chairman of the State Membership Committee [of the GMC.] (Does the 1914 date refer to the pamphlet or to the Inn ?)|
Along This Skyline over the Long Trail, first published in the Burlington
Free Press on January 25, is reprinted as a pamphlet. Follow the links to see it all.
Christiansen notes that the 1926 book "Trails
and Summits of the Green Mountains" by Walter Collins O'Kane says on p.29:
O'Kane also wrote (in 1926) a full-length book, Trails and Summits of the Green Mountains, which contains detailed descriptions of the various segments of the Long Trail. We show the first few pages.
|The first Guide Book to the Long Trail appears; this 2.5 MB PDF shows the entire volume, which includes not only the trail description, but also bylaws and membership lists.|
1922 - 1925
|The Green Mountain News (published by the GMC) mentions some early Montpelier sections.|
1922 A Mt Hunger Section is formed in Montpelier
1925 A Montpelier Section is mentioned
1925 A combined Mount Hunger - Montpelier Section
|A brochure published by the Central Vermont Railway invites vacationers to hike the Long Trail. It includes picture stories of the Three Musketeers and of a record ten-day hike of the LT.|
1939 Article on Will Monroe (29 Jan 1939). He did not like Camel's Hump.
1931 Twenty first annual meeting at the Long Trail Lodge in Killington1950
LTN X 2 May 1950 |
Kenneth Kidd as well as his wife and daughter (Kitty) participated in an outing on April 30th to Beaver Meadow Lodge; Kidd was a trip leader for the Montpelier Section in the 1980's.
LTN XII 4 November 1952 |
The Barre Section reports a full outing schedule for the year. The Section leaders are Harris Palmer, Pauline Deep, Winona Norrie, Dick Wescott, Peggy Jones, and Janet Earle.
|A Barre Section member reminisces|
LTN XIV 2 May 1954 |
A long article by Ruth H. Frost entitled CLIMBING THE WORCESTER MOUNTAINS IN VERMONT includes directions to Hunger Mountain from Montpelier.
LTN XIV 4 November 1954 reports continued activity by the Barre Section.