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Events and reports for 1959
Montpelier Section reports in the 1959 Long Trail News
1959 Winter Schedule
Sat Feb 7
Saturday, February 7 -- Snowshoe in Fayston, starting from Irasville
Sun Feb 22
Sunday, February 22 -- Beef stew at Wiley Lodge, curtesy of Burlington Section
Sat Mar 7
Saturday, March 7 -- Snowshoe at East Long Pond
Sun Mar 22
Sunday, March 22 -- Annual sugar-on-snow party
Sat Apr 4
Saturday, April 4 -- Snowshoe or hike to Glen Ellen from Mad River Glen's ski lift.
Sun Apr 19
Sunday, April 19 -- Snowshoe or hike in Groton State Park
Apr 23
April 23 -- Montpelier Section Annual meeting, at new home of Doris and Harland Farnsworth on Dewey Street; elected officers. GMC suggests that Montpelier take over the Barre Section, which has become inactive. Change the bank account name from Mount Hunger Section to Montpelier Section. Plan to purchase a 12 quart coffee pot. (Here are two notes about the Barre section, found at the Vermont Historical Society.)
1959 Summer Schedule
Sat May 9
Saturday, May 9 -- Camel's Hump from Duxbury along forest service trail.     Leader: Howard Bloom
May 23
May 23-24 -- Trail clearing at Sterling Lodge.     Leader: Jim Fearon.
Sat May 30
Saturday, May 30 -- GMC Annual Meeting, Long Trail Lodge.
Sun Jun 7
Sunday, June 7 -- Nichols Ledge. Family hike.     Leader: Miss Francis Holmes
Sat Jun 30
Saturday, June 30 -- Mt. Mansfield from Underhill to Forehead.     Leader: Harland Farnsworth
Jun 27
June 27 - 28 -- Canoe trip at Fish Creek Pond in New York, with Burlington Section.
Sat Jul 11
Saturday, July 11 -- Crystal Lake picnic and swim.     Leaders: Doris Farnsworth and Phil Corker
Sun Jul 26
Sunday, July 26 -- Mount Hunger in the Worcester Range.     Leader: Doc Bryant
Sat Aug 8
Saturday, August 8 -- Jay Peak. Unusual climb.     Leader: Mary Fearon
Sun Aug 30
Sunday, August 30 -- Corn roast at the Blooms in East Calais.     Leader: Mrs. Edith Bloom
1959 Fall Schedule
Sep 12
September 12 -- Glen Ellen Lodge, Stark Mtn. Start at Mad River Glen ski area.     Leader: Miss Francis Holmes
Sep 27
September 27 -- Elmore Mtn. Short hike to fire tower.     Leader: Doc Bryant
Oct 3
October 3 -- Camel's Hump * Juniors Club hike. For 7th and 8th graders.     Leader: Clarence Amadon
Oct 10
October 10 -- Spruce Peak in Plainfield.     Leader: Howard Bloom
Oct 18
October 18 -- Hazen Military Road in Cabot.     Leader: Henery Holmes
Oct 31
October 31 -- Beaver Meadow Shelter in Morrisville. Cook out stew.     Leader: Harland Farnsworth
Nov 6
November 6-7-8 -- Long Trail north from Hazen's Notch. Two nights.     Leader: Him Fearon
Nov 14
November 14 -- Scrag Mtn in Waitsfield.     Leader: Doris Newton
Nov 22
November 22 -- Smugglers' Notch and Elephant's Head Trail.     Leader: Mary Fearon
1959 Winter Schedule
Dec 19
December 19 -- Mt. Hunger     Leader: Miss Doris Newton

Montpelier Section reports in the 1960 Long Trail News

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