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Events and reports for 1956
LTN XVI 3 August 1956
Montpelier Section reports in the 1956 Long Trail News
Mar 18
March 18 -- Snowshoe along an old wooded road off the Worcester-Elmore road
Apr 7
April 7 -- Sugar on snow party at the Sidney Morse Sugar House on the County Road in Montpelier
Apr 10
April 10 -- Annual meeting; speaker was Roy Buchanan
Apr 22
April 22 -- Hike to French Camp as guests of the Burlington Section
Apr 28
April 28 -- Hike up Spruce Mtn in Plainfield
1956 Summer Schedule
Sun May 20
Sunday, May 20 -- Bear Hill in Allis State Park, via Brookfield Road. Picnic supper.
Wed May 30
Wednesday, May 30 -- Camel's Hump (Montclair Glen Lodge). (Memorial Day holiday)
Jun 2
June 2-3 -- GMC Annual Meeting at the Long Trail Lodge in Sherburne
Sun Jun 10
Sunday, June 10 -- Elmore (2nd annual) Hike to lookout tower, swim, cookout.
Sat Jun 23
Saturday, June 23 -- Sterling Pond via Elephant's Head Trail, return via LT
Wed Jul 4
Wednesday, July 4 -- Bolton Notch     Leader: Henry and Fran Holmes
Jul 14
July 14-15 -- Overnight in the Adirondacks, vic Mt Marcy.
Sun Jul 15
Sunday, July 15 -- Hike to Willey Lodge organized by the Barre section
Sat Jul 28
Saturday, July 28 -- Owl's Head Mtn in Groton State Park, with cookout supper
Sat Aug 11
Saturday, August 11 -- Belvidere Mtn     Leader: Wally Cady
Aug 18
August 18-19 -- Intersectional
Sun Aug 19
Sunday, August 19 -- Join Barre section in hike to Pigeon Pond
Sun Aug 26
Sunday, August 26 -- Nichols' Ledge
Sun Sep 9
Sunday, September 9 -- Annual Corn Roast at Mad River Glenn, with Barre and Burlington sections
Sat Sep 22
Saturday, September 22 -- Taylor Lodge via Lake Mansfield
1956 Fall Schedule
Sat Oct 6
Saturday, October 6 -- Sterling Pond atop Spruce Peak at Smugglers' Notch, via Elephant's Head Trail
Sat Oct 20
Saturday, October 20 -- Camel's Hump
Sat Nov 3
Saturday, November 3 -- Nichols' Ledge
Sat Nov 17
Saturday, November 17 -- Mt Roosevelt via Clark Brook Trail (Granville on Rt 100)
Dec 1
December 1 -- Pot Luck at Wiley Lodge. Invite Barre and Burlington sections     Contact: Phyllis Murray

Montpelier Section reports in the 1957 Long Trail News

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