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Events and reports for 1968
Montpelier Section reports in the 1968 Long Trail News
Sat Jan 13
Saturday, January 13 -- Oyster Stew Party at Taylor Lodge     Leader: Dave Otis
Sun Jan 14
Sunday, January 14 -- Party for Marion Gorham at the Babcocks.

Marion Gorham resigned her position at Vermont College, effective February 1, 1968, to become chairman of the nursing department at Northampton County Area Community College, Bethlehem, Pa.

She came to Vermont in September, 1961, when the two-year registered nursing program was begun at Vermont College. She was appointed chairman in 1964.

Sun Jan 28
Sunday, January 28 -- Worcester Mt on snowshoes     Leader: Dave Morse
Tue Feb 6
Tuesday, February 6 -- Moonlight hike in Trow Hill or Airport area     Leader: George and Cynthia Brady
Feb 16
February 16-17 -- Adirondacks - Adirondack Loj - Hart Lake     Leader: Dick Babcock
Sat Mar 2
Saturday, March 2 -- Mystery hike, possibly overnight.     Leader: Dot Babcock
Tue Mar 12
Tuesday, March 12 -- Moonlight hike, Middlesex Center area     Leader: Jerry Dix
Sun Mar 24
Sunday, March 24 -- Sugar on Snow Party, Parker Camp on LT near Johnson     Leader: Dave Otis
Sun Apr 7
Sunday, April 7 -- Jonesville to Bolton Lodge on the LT     Leader: Dave Morse
Fri Apr 19
Friday, April 19 -- Montpelier Section Annual Meeting, Old Brick Church Sunday School Building in East Montpelier.     Contact: Doris Washburn
President: Doris Washburn fills in for Marion Gorham, who is moving to Bethlehem PA 1968 Spring Schedule
Sun Apr 21
Sunday, April 21 -- Afternoon walk to Eagle Ledge in the Worcester-Elmore area     Leader: Frances Holmes
Sun May 15
Sunday, May 15 -- All day canoe trip on Otter Creek     Leader: Dick Babcock
Sun May 19
Sunday, May 19 -- Giant Mountain in the Adirondacks     Leader: Dave Hine
Sat Jun 1
Saturday, June 1 -- GMC annual meeting, Bavarian Castle in Proctorsville. Dinner costs $3.50 or $4.25. Tag sale for used hiking equipment.
Sun Jun 9
Sunday, June 9 -- Trail clearing - LT from Smuggler's Notch to Chilcoot Pass, Elephant's Head Trail, and Sterling Pond Lodge.     Leader: Dave Morse
Sun Jun 23
Sunday, June 23 -- Hike the LT from Route 118, over Mt Belvidere, and on to Hazen's Notch     Leader: Dave Otis
Sat Jul 6
Saturday, July 6 -- Family picnic. Afternoon hike up Wheeler Mountain in Barton, canoe and swim at Crystal Lake.     Leader: Doris Washburn
Jul 14
July 14 -- Repair Sterling Pond Lodge, which had been vandalized over the winter.
Jul 20
July 20-21 -- Camp out at     Leader's folks' place in Jefferson NH; hike Jefferson Mountain, Adams and Madison     Leader: George Brady
Jul 16
July 16 -- Planning meeting     Contact: Doris Washburn
1968 Fall Schedule
Sun Aug 4
Sunday, August 4 -- Trail clearing, Chilcoot Pass to Whiteface Shelter (newly assumed by the Section); hike in via the ski trail on Madonna Mountain to Chilcoot Pass.     Leader: David P. Morse
Sun Aug 18
Sunday, August 18 -- Blueberry picking hike to White Rocks and Hunger Mountain     Leader: David Otis
1968 GMC Intersectional
Aug 24
Aug 24 - Sept 2 -- Intersectional at Mt. Norris Scout Reservation, Eden VT Intersectional Committee- Larry Dean, Don Havens, Dave Otis, Myron Morris
Sun Sep 8
Sunday, September 8 -- Hike Gore Mountain in the Northeast Kingdom     Leader: Doris E Washburn
Sat Sep 14
Saturday, September 14 -- Road walk in Worcester area     Leader: Frances Holmes
Sep 21
September 21-22 -- Overnight in the Adirondacks, climb the Dixes     Leader: Dick and Dot Babcock
Sun Sep 29
Sunday, September 29 -- Mt Mansfield - Cantilever Rock and SunsetRidge Trail; picnic supper at Underhill State Park     Leader: David Otis
Oct 12
October 12-13 -- Camping in the Adirondacks, canoeing on Forked Lake     Leader: Dick and Dot Babcock
Sun Oct 20
Sunday, October 20 -- Mt Hale in the White Mountains     Leader: George Brady
Tue Oct 22
Tuesday, October 22 -- Planning meeting at home of Doris Washburn
1968 Winter Schedule
Sun Nov 3
Sunday, November 3 -- Hike the LT from Rt 242 (Jay-Montgomery Center Road) to Rt 58 (Hazen's Notch)     Leader: Doris E Washburn
Sat Nov 16
Saturday, November 16 -- Green Mountain Audubon Nature Center, Huntington     Leader: Grace Quimby, Gene Bamforth
Sun Dec 1
Sunday, December 1 -- Blue Ridge Mountain (west of the LT, north of Rt 4, near Rutland)     Leader: Dave Morse
Sat Dec 14
Saturday, December 14 -- Spaghetti Supper at Parker Camp on the LT near Johnson     Leader: Doris E Washburn

Montpelier Section reports in the 1969 Long Trail News

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