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Events and reports for 1960
Postcard: Hike to Middlesex Notch Sat Feb 27
Montpelier Section reports in the 1960 Long Trail News
Jan 13
January 13 -- Moonlight snowshoe in Hubbard Park     Leader: Doris Farnsworth
Jan 23
January 23 -- Mt Mansfield from the Notch - up the Bear Pond Trail to Lake of the Clouds and down the LT     Leader: Mrs Roioli Schweiker
Jan 30
January 30 -- Oyster Stew at Taylor Lodge     Leader: Doc Bryant
Feb 13
February 13 -- Waitsfield Gap from Northfield     Leader: Miss Frances Holmes
Tue Feb 16
Tuesday, February 16 -- Snowshoe hike by moonlight
Feb 20
February 20 -- Sterling Pond Work Party - Take up a stove and do repairs on the shelter.     Leader: Howard Bloom
Feb 28
February 28 -- Middlesex Notch by snowshoe (date changed to Feb 27 per postcard)     Leader: Henry Holmes
Mar 12
March 12 -- Glen Ellen Lodge on Stark Mtn     Leader: Jim Fearon
Mar 20
March 20 -- Sugar on Snow at Morse Farm     Leader: Ellen Hebblethwaite
Apr 2
April 2 -- Pot Luck Stew at Wiley Lodge. Barre and Burlington sections invited.     Leader: Harlan Farnsworth
Apr 23
April 23 -- Montpelier Section Annual meeting with pot luck supper
1960 Summer Schedule
Tue May 10
Tuesday, May 10 -- Movies of Alaska and talk by Wallace Cady, Geologist, at Norwich University
May 14
May 14-15 -- Trail clearing, Smugglers' Notch to Chilcoot Pass.     Leader: Harlan Farnsworth
May 21
May 21-22 -- Easy overnight hike, destination to be announced.     Leader: Roioli Schweiker
Sat May 28
Saturday, May 28 -- GMC Annual Long Trail Conference
Mon May 30
Monday, May 30 -- Family picnic hike at Osmore Pond, Groton State Forest.     Leader: Frances Holmes
May 3
May 3-4 -- Cave exploring near Bristol VT.     Leader: Rioili Schweiker
Jun 10
June 10-12 -- Flower tour of the Alpine flowers on the Presidential Range. An Appalachian Mountain Club event.     Contact: Doris Newton
Sun Jun 26
Sunday, June 26 -- Mt Mansfield. Main group will drive up the toll road, walk down the cliff trail past the caves, up to the Chin and back to the ridge.     Leader: Doc Bryant
Jul 16
July 16-17 -- Overnight at Taft Lodge with the Burlington Section.
1960 Fall Schedule
Sep 24
September 24-25 -- Overnight to Butler Lodge. A short and easy hike, and a chance to find out if you would enjoy these overnights.     Leader: Rioili Schweiker
Sun Oct 2
Sunday, October 2 -- Scrag Mtn. The     Leader recently recleared the trail on the Northfield side.     Leader: Fred Larsen
Oct 7
October 7 -- An evening of slides, doughnuts and cider, at the home of Miriam Fitts
Sat Oct 15
Saturday, October 15 -- Mt. Hunger and the Worcester Range. Camp Winooski of Plainfield is cutting a trail along the summits of the Worcester Range; Steve Mann has been in charge.     Leader: Steve Mann
Fri Oct 21
Friday, October 21 -- "Mountain Holiday," the Appalachian Mountain Club film on mountain safety
Sun Oct 23
Sunday, October 23 -- A bit of the Hazen road. (This trip was rained out last fall.) The research to locate and mark the old military road was largely done by Marc McCorison, a former Montpelier member.     Leader: Doris Newton
Sat Oct 29
Saturday, October 29 -- Smugglers' Notch to Beaver Meadow, the Section's area of maintenance on the Long Trail.     Leader is To Be Announced
Montpelier Section reports in the 1961 Long Trail News

Montpelier Section reports in the 1961 Long Trail News

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