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Events and reports for 1973
Montpelier Section reports in the 1973 Long Trail News
1972 Winter Schedule
Sat Jan 6
Saturday, January 6 -- Cross country skiing above Terrace Street     Leader: A and R Nuquist
Jan 13
January 13-14 -- Annual Oyster stew supper at Taylor Lodge     Leader: David Otis
Wed Jan 17
Wednesday, January 17 -- Evening snowshoe or ski hike in Berlin     Leader: David Morse
Sun Jan 28
Sunday, January 28 -- Cross country skiing from Waterbury over Middlesex Notch     Leader: Ross Burton
Mon Feb 5
Monday, February 5 -- Slide show     Host: Richard and Dorothy Babcock
Sun Feb 11
Sunday, February 11 -- Snowshoe hike on Camel's Hump     Leader: David Morse
Tue Feb 13
Tuesday, February 13 -- Evening cross country skiing at the Bristow's in East Montpelier     Leader: Charles Bristow
Sun Feb 25
Sunday, February 25 -- Cross country skiing on the Vasa Trail     Leader: Doris Washburn
Sun Mar 11
Sunday, March 11 -- Snowshoe-ski to Beaver Meadow Lodge, steak barbecue     Leader: Charles Bristow
Tue Mar 13
Tuesday, March 13 - Evening snowshoe-ski on the Barre golf course     Leader: Doris Washburn
Sun Mar 25
Sunday, March 25 -- Cross country skiing on Burke Mountain     Leader: A and R Nuquist
Tue Apr 3
Tuesday, April 3 -- Planning meeting     Host: David Morse
Fri Apr 6
Friday, April 6 -- Montpelier Section Annual Meeting, at the East Montpelier Brick Church
1973 Spring Schedule
Sun Apr 8
Sunday, April 8 -- Canoe and bike on the White River between Rochester and Bethel     Leader: Andrew Nuquist
Sun Apr 15
Sunday, April 15 -- Canoe on the Black or Lamoille River, or bicycle along the river     Leader: Andrew Nuquist
Sun Apr 29
Sunday, April 29 -- Hike to the fire tower atop Mount Elmore     Leader: Doris Washburn
Sun May 6
Sunday, May 6 -- Inspection hike to Sterling Pond Lodge     Leader: Sally Sairs
May 12
May 12-13 -- Eastern White Water Slalom races on West River, Jamaica     Contact: Andrew Nuquist
Sun May 20
Sunday, May 20 -- Family hike to Cantilever Rock     Leader: Richard Czaplinski
Sun May 20
Sunday, May 20 -- LT from Brandon Gap to Middlebury Gap     Leader: Charles Bristow
May 26
May 26-28 -- GMC Annual meeting, East Poultney
Sun Jun 3
Sunday, June 3 -- Hike to Cardigan Mountain near Newfound Lake NH     Leader: Richard Babcock
Sun Jun 10
Sunday, June 10 -- Trail clearing on the LT     Leader: David Morse
Note: The section often served breakfast to workers at the start of work hikes;     Contact Doris Washburn.
Sun Jun 17
Sunday, June 17 -- Bicycle trip to Hardwick-Craftsbury-Greensboro     Leader: Charles Bristow
Sun Jun 24
Sunday, June 24 -- Hike in the Adirondacks Sawtooth and Gothic Mountains     Leader: Robin Rothman
Sun Jul 8
Sunday, July 8 -- LT from Jay Camp to the Eden/Belvedere Highway     Leader: Linda Williams
Jul 14
July 14-15 -- Overnight camping and hiking and the Appalachian Trail in the Rutland area     Leader: Charles Bristow
Sun Jul 22
Sunday, July 22 -- Mt Pisgah and Lake Willoughby     Leader: Sally Sairs
Tue Jul 24
Tuesday, July 24 -- Planning meeting     Host: Babcock's
Sat Aug 4
Saturday, August 4 -- Work party at Sterling Pond Shelter
Aug 11
August 11-12 -- Camping and canoeing on the Androscoggin River in Maine     Leader: Andrew Nuquist
Meeting place moves rom the library to the high school 1973 Fall Schedule
Sun Aug 19
Sunday, August 19 -- Blueberry hike to Mt Hunger     Leader: David Otis
Sep 25
August 25 - September 3 -- GMC Intersectional at Tamarack Notch Girl Scout Camp     Contact: Sally Sairs
Sun Sep 9
Sunday, September 9 -- Corn roast at Groton State park     Leader: Sally Sairs and Doris Washburn
Sun Sep 16
Sunday, September 16 -- Bicycling in the Craftsbury-Hardwick area     Leader: David Morse
Sep 22
September 22-23 -- Canoeing-camping in the Adirondacks -- Fork Mtn - Blue Mtn - Harris Lake     Leader: D and R Babcock
Sun Sep 30
Sunday, September 30 -- Webster Cliff Trail, Crawford Notch NH     Leader: Bill Steinhurst
Oct 6
October 6-8 -- Canoeing-camping-hiking, Little River Campground, Waterbury Reservoir     Leader: Sally Sairs
Sun Oct 14
Sunday, October 14 -- LT from Rte 105 to Rte 58 over Jay Peak     Leader: Robin Rothman
Oct 27
October 27-28 -- Halloween party at Taylor Lodge     Leader: Charles Bristow
Nov 3
November 3-4 -- Beef stew supper at Birch Glen Camp     Leader: Paul Brodeur and Richard Czaplinski
Tue Nov 13
Tuesday, November 13 -- Planning meeting     Host: Andrew and Reidun Nuquist
Sun Nov 18
Sunday, November 18 -- Hike in the Ausable Club area, NY     Leader: Dorothy Babcock
Tue Nov 27
Tuesday, November 27 -- Slide show by Nuquists     Host: Babcocks
1973 Winter Schedule
Sun Dec 2
Sunday, December 2 -- Family hike from River Road east of Jonesville, to Buchanan Lodge (Bamforth Ridge Trail)     Leader: Reidun Nuquist
Tue Dec 11
Tuesday, December 11 -- Moonlight hike in Berlin (ski or snowshoe)     Leader: David Morse
Dec 15
December 15-16 -- Annual Christmas party, at Beaver Pond Lodge near Morristown Corners     Leader: Charles Bristow

Montpelier Section reports in the 1974 Long Trail News

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