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Events and reports for 1972
Montpelier Section reports in the 1972 Long Trail News
1971 Winter Schedule
Sat Jan 8
Saturday, January 8 -- Snowshoe climb of Camel's Hump     Leader: Art Krueger
Sat Jan 15
Saturday, January 15 -- Oyster stew supper at Taylor Lodge     Leader: Dave Otis
Jan 22
January 22-23 -- Winter mountaineering trip in the Adirondacks     Leader: Art Krueger
Tue Jan 25
Tuesday, January 25 -- Moonlight snowshoe-ski     Leader: Sally Sairs and Dave Morse
Sun Jan 30
Sunday, January 30 -- Cross country skiing on Burke Mountain     Leader: Dave Hine
Sun Feb 13
Sunday, February 13 -- Snowshoe hike up Mt Hunger     Leader: Dave Morse
Feb 19
February 19-20 -- Winter mountaineering trip in the Pemigewasset Wilderness area of the White Mountains     Leader: Art Krueger
Sun Feb 20
Sunday, February 20 -- Hike with the Burlington Audubon Society in the Honey Hollow area (near Wiley Lodge) and learn animal track identification.     Leader: Dorothy Babcock
Sun Feb 27
Sunday, February 27 -- Dinner at Wiley Lodge     Leader: Doris Washburn
Sat Mar 4
Saturday, March 4 -- Snowshoe hike up Mount Hale in the White Mountains     Leader: Harold Hills
Sun Mar 12
Sunday, March 12 -- Cross country skiing     Leader: Richard and Dorothy Babcock
Sat Mar 18
Saturday, March 18 -- Winter mountaineering (destination to be announced)     Leader: Art Krueger
Tue Mar 28
Tuesday, March 28 -- Slide show     Host: Mr and Mrs Richard Babcock
Fri Apr 7
Friday, April 7 -- Montpelier Section Annual Meeting, at the Old Brick Church in East Montpelier.     Contact: Doris Washburn
Sat Apr 8
Saturday, April 8 -- Novice white water canoe trip     Leader: Harold Hills
Tue Apr 11
Tuesday, April 11 -- Planning meeting     Host: Sally Sairs
Sat Apr 15
Saturday, April 15 -- White water canoe trip     Leader: Harold Hills
Sun Apr 23
Sunday, April 23 -- Canoe down the Winooski River from Middlesex to below Waterbury
1972 Summer Schedule
Sat May 6
Saturday, May 6 -- Join the Burlington section for a canoe trip on the Waterbury Reservoir.     Contact: Andrew Nuquist
Sun May 7
Sunday, May 7 -- Bicycle ride from Worcester to Lake Elmore     Leader: Doris Washburn
Sun May 14
Sunday, May 14 -- Orienteering meet at Goddard College     Contact: Peter Reynolds
May 20
May 20-21 -- Canoe-camping on the Waterbury Reservoir     Leader: Andrew Nuquist
May 27
May 27-29 -- GMC Annual Meeting, at Weathersfield Center     Contact: Doris Washburn
Sun Jun 4
Sunday, June 4 -- Orienteering instruction     Leader: Peter Reynolds
Sun Jun 11
Sunday, June 11 -- Work session; clean up around Sterling Pond Lodge     Leader: David Otis
Sun Jun 18
Sunday, June 18 -- Work session and trail clearing     Leader: Dave Morse
Sun Jun 25
Sunday, June 25 -- LT from Taylor Lodge to Bolton Lodge     Leader: Charles Bristow
Jul 1
July 1-4 -- Canoeing-camping on the Rangeley Lakes, Maine     Leader: Andrew Nuquist
Sun Jul 9
Sunday, July 9 -- Hiking on Giant Mountain in the Adirondacks     Leader: Dorothy Babcock
Jul 15
July 15-16 -- Bamforth Ridge Trail to Camel's Hump     Leader: Doris Washburn
Sun Aug 6
Sunday, August 6 -- Hiking the Moosilauke (NH)     Leader: David Morse
Sun Aug 20
Sunday, August 20 -- Mount Hunger     Leader: David Otis
Tue Aug 22
Tuesday, August 22 -- Planning meeting Host: David and Wendy Savoie (RFD 3, Barre)
Sep 26
August 26 - September 4 -- GMC Intersectional at Lake Eden     Contact: Doris Washburn
Click for letters and newspaper articles about reconstruction of Sterling Pond Shelter. 1972 Fall ScheduleFor some events below, the discrepancy between the scheduled date and the reported date may be a data entry problem.
Sun Sep 10
Sunday, September 10 -- LT from Taft Lodge to Taylor Lodge     Leader: Red and Noni Manning
Sun Sep 17
Sunday, September 17 -- Bicycle trip from Newport     Leader: Linda Williams
Sep 23
September 23-24 -- Supper hike to Sterling Pond Lodge     Leader: Charles Bristow
Sun Oct 1
Sunday, October 1 -- Hike in the White Mountains - Lincoln Ridge to Lafayette Mountain     Leader: David Morse
Sat Oct 7
Saturday, October 7 -- Hike in the Adirondacks - Giant Mountain, Rocky Peak Ridge, and Bald Peak     Leader: Robin Rothman
Sun Oct 15
Sunday, October 15 -- LT from Clark Brook Trail to Lincoln Gap     Leader: David Otis
Oct 21
October 21-23 -- Canoeing and camping in Maine on the Aziscohos Lake (Rangeley Lakes)     Leader: Andrew Nuquist
Oct 28
October 28 Halloween part at Taylor Lodge     Leader: Doris Washburn
Sat Oct 28
Saturday, October 28 -- Hike on Spruce Mountain. [May have been November 5]     Leader: Doris Washburn
Tue Nov 14
Tuesday, November 14 -- Slide show by Doris Washburn Host: Richard and Dorothy Babcock
Sun Dec 3
Sunday, December 3 -- Cross country skiing n the Vasa Trail between Madonna Mountain and Underhill     Leader: Doris Washburn
Tue 5
Tuesday 5 -- Planning meeting     Host: Charles Bristow
Sat Dec 16
Saturday, December 16 -- Christmas party at Duck Brook Shelter     Leader: Sally Sairs

Montpelier Section reports in the 1973 Long Trail News

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