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Events and reports for 1962
LTN XXII 3 August 1962
Montpelier Section reports in the 1962 Long Trail News
1961-62 Winter Schedule
Sun Jan 7
Sunday, January 7 -- Hancock Brook.     Leader: Frances Holmes
Jan 20
January 20 -- Oyster Stew at Taylor, curtesy of the Burlington Section. Register with Dave Otis Lodge
Sat Feb 10
Saturday, February 10 -- Owl's Head in Groton State Forest. Easy enough walk for small children. There will be a fire in the picnic pavilion and a community pot of cocoa.     Leader: Bill Doyle
Sun Feb 11
Sunday, February 11 -- Mt. Moosilauke. The trip will be postponed in the event of bad weather.     Leader: Howard Bloom
Fri Feb 16
Friday, February 16 -- Moonlight walk in Hubbard Park. Slides and cocoa afterwards.     Leader: The Farnsworths
Sat Mar 3
Saturday, March 3 -- Mt Hunger in the Worcester Range.     Leader: Doc Bryant
Sat Mar 17
Saturday, March 17 -- ?? Party at Glen Ellen Lodge. Will take the chair lift from Mad River. The Burlington Section is invited to join us.     Leader: Rioili Schweiker
Tue Mar 20
Tuesday, March 20 -- Moonlight (snowshoe) walk at Lord's Hill near Plainfield. Followed by slides and cocoa at the Schweikers.
Sun Apr 1
Sunday, April 1 -- Knox Mtn. A short bushwhack up a little mountain near Orange.     Leader: Putnam Clayton
February or Early March -- Camel's Hump plus at least one overnight.     Leader: Rioili Schweiker
Apr 6
April 6 -- Section Annual Meeting. Summary of activities.
April xx -- The first meeting of the new executive board
1962 Spring Schedule
Sun May 6
Sunday, May 6 -- Hancock Brook, an afternoon walk for families searching for early spring flowers in the Worcester area.     Leader: Frances Holmes
May 12
May 12 (date changed to May 4-6, then "other weekends", then May 27) -- Tuckerman's Ravine. Friday night at the AMC Hut, camp out Saturday night.     Leader: Wayne Cliff
May 19
May 19 -- Trail clearing hike to Sterling Pond, Smugglers' Notch to Chilcoot Pass.     Leader: William Doyle
May 26
May 26 -- GMC Annual Meeting
May 29
May 29 -- Executive Board Meeting     Host: Marion Gorham
June (date uncertain) -- Meeting of the Executive Committee
Sat Jun 2
Saturday June 2, 1962 --Unscheduled trip to Underhill State Park and Cantilever Rock
Jun 9
June 9 -- Annual pilgrimage to Camel's Hump.     Leaders: Roioli Schweiker and Dave Otis
Jun 17
June 17 -- Chicken barbecue at Allis State Park. This is the start of several outings where food will be planned and served by the Section. We are interested in getting new blood for the section.     Leader: Harlan Farnsworth
Jun 17
June 17 -- Report sent to LTN
LTN XXII 4 November 1962 1962 Summer Schedule
Sat Jun 30
Saturday, June 30 -- Hike to Laraway Mtn near Belvedere Junction
Sun Jul 15
Sunday, July 15 -- Hike to Cantilever Rock; Hawaiian steak cookout at Underhill State Park Caterer: President Wayne Cliff and his wife Margot
Sat Jul 26
Saturday, July 26 -- Breadloaf Mtn near Middlebury.     Leader: Put Clayton
Sun Aug 12
Sunday, August 12 -- Picnic and swim at Groton Pond.     Leaders: Miriam Fitts and Mildred Howes
1962 GMC Intersectional
Sep 27
August 27 - September 3 -- GMC Intersectional
Sep 8
September 8-9 -- Overnight at Lake of the Clouds Hut.     Leader: Wayne Cliff
Sep 12
September 12 -- Meeting of the Executive Committee
Sun Sep 16
Sunday, September 16 -- Lobster and Corn Cookout.     Leaders: Marion Gorham and The Otises
Sep 18
Sept 18 Climb Mt. Washington in New Hampshire via Amanoosuc Ravine Trail and via Tuckerman Ravine Trail
Sat Sep 22
Saturday, September 22 -- Hike to Elephant's Head in Smugglers' Notch.     Leader: Bill Doyle
1962 Fall Schedule
Sat Sep 29
Saturday, September 29 -- Mt Hunger     Leader: Roioli Schweiker
Sun Sep 30
Sunday, September 30 -- Texas Falls     Leader: Harlan Farnsworth
Sun Oct 7
Sunday, October 7 -- Spruce Mtn; visit our friends, the Rogers, and the new member of their family, who has increased the population up top to four.     Leader: Marion Gorham
Oct 12
October 12-13 -- Overnight at Butler Lodge, climb Mt Mansfield next morning.     Leader: Dave Otis
Sat Oct 28
Saturday, October 28 -- Scragg Mtn; a hike to the fire tower.     Leader: Doc Bryant
Sun Nov 4
Sunday, November 4 -- Scrabble Mtn; a road walk with views of "the Hump."     Leader: Frances Holmes
Nov 17
November 17-18 -- White Mtn - Climb Mt Jefferson on Saturday and (perhaps) Mt Madison on Sunday     Leader: Roioli Schweiker
Dec 1
December 1 -- Sterling Pond. Work and play trip to close the lodge and attempt to prevent last year's vandalism.     Leader: Wayne Cliff
Dec 6
December 6 -- Planning meting

Montpelier Section reports in the 1963 Long Trail News

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