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Events and reports for 1997
Montpelier Section reports in the 1996 Long Trail News
Sat Jan 11
Saturday, January 11 -- x/c ski to Beaver Meadow Lodge for chili party Moderate     Leader: Peter Downey
Thur Jan 16
Thursday, January 16 -- Planning meeting     Host: Nancy Schulz
Sat Jan 18
Saturday, January 18 -- x/c ski on East Montpelier trails Moderate     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sat Jan 25
Saturday, January 25 -- x/c at Bolton X-C Ski Center     Leader: Steve Lightholder
Sat Feb 1
Saturday, February 1 -- Mystery snowshoe hike Easy     Leader: Duncan Wilkie
Sun Feb 2
Sunday, February 2 -- Ski in the North Branch Park Moderate     Leader: Andrew and Reidun Nuquist
Sat Feb 8
Saturday, February 8 -- GMC Snowshoe Day
Feb 8
February 8-9 -- Ski/snowshoe overnight to Zealand Hut Difficult     Leader: Peter Downey
Sun Feb 9
Sunday, February 9 -- x/c ski in Calais area Easy     Leader: Joan Heller and Betty Moskowitz
Sat Feb 15
Saturday, February 15 -- Snowshoe to Taft Lodge Difficult     Leader: Cindy Lindemann
Sat Mar 1
Saturday, March 1 -- x/c ski backcountry trails at Trapp Cross Country Ski Area Difficult     Leader: Cindy Lindemann
Sun Mar 2
Sunday, March 2 -- x/c ski at Highland Lodge in Greensboro     Leader: Andrew and Reidun Nuquist
Sat Mar 8
Saturday, March 8 -- Snowshoe/hike up Worcester Mtn Moderate     Leader: Dave Morse
Sat Mar 15
Saturday, March 15 -- x/c ski at Mt Mansfield Touring Center     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sun Mar 23
Sunday, March 23 -- Road walk around Berlin Pond Easy     Leader: Duncan Wilkie
Sun Mar 30
Sunday, March 30 -- Walk/ski in Chelsea Moderate     Leader: Charlene Bohl
Trail Talk number 46 March 1997
Sun Apr 13
Sunday, April 13 -- Day Hiker's Long Trail # 13 - Smuggler's Notch road walk Easy     Leader: Thomas Weiss
Apr 18
April 18 -- Montpelier Section Annual Meeting
Sat Apr 19
Saturday, April 19 -- Canoe/kayak on Connecticut River Moderate/Difficult     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sun Apr 20
Sunday, April 20 -- Bike ride to Warren Moderate/Difficult     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sun Apr 27
Sunday, April 27 -- Road walk in East Montpelier Easy     Leader: Michael Chernick
Sun May 4
Sunday, May 4 -- Wildflower walk to Duck Brook Shelter Easy     Leader: Ann Burcroff
Sat May 10
Saturday, May 10 -- Hike to Tuckerman Ravine in NH Moderate     Leader: Cindy Lindemann
Sun May 11
Sunday, May 11 -- Mystery canoe trip Easy     Leader: Duncan Wilkie
Sat May 17
Saturday, May 17 -- Work hike at Smuggler's Notch     Leader: Eric Seidel
Sat May 24
Saturday, May 24 -- Work hike on Bamforth Ridge     Leader: Eric Seidel
Sat May 31
Saturday, May 31 -- Day Hiker's Long Trail # 14 - Prospect Rock to Mad Tom Notch Moderate     Leader: Thomas Weiss
Sat May 31
Saturday, May 31 -- GMC Trip Leaders workshop
Sun Jun 1
Sunday, June 1 -- Bike trip in Champlain Valley, north from DAR State Park in West Addison Moderate     Leader: Andrew and Reidun Nuquist
Sat Jun 5
Saturday, June 5 (?) -- Lake Mansfield Trail to Taylor Lodge     Leader: Dave Otis and Ann Burcroff
Sun Jun 8
Sunday, June 8 -- Hike Davis Neighborhood Path from public road to Corliss Camp, north on LT through Devil's Gulch, to Rt 118 Difficult     Leader: Michael Chernick
Thur Jun 12
Thursday, June 12 -- Planning meeting     Host: Cindy Lindemann
Sat Jun 21
Saturday, June 21 -- Day Hiker's Long Trail # 15 - Mad Tom Notch to USFS Road 10 Difficult     Leader: Thomas Weiss
Sat Jun 28
Saturday, June 28 -- Canoe the Winooski River from Bolton to Essex Junction Easy     Leader: Harlan Farnsworth and Andrew Nuquist
Sat Jun 28
Saturday, June 28 -- Rail Trail bike trip from Marshfield to Groton Moderate     Leader: Esther Farnsworth
Sat Jul 12
Saturday, July 12 -- Day Hiker's Long Trail # 16 - USFS Road 10 to VT 140 Moderate     Leader: Thomas Weiss
Sun Jul 20
Sunday, July 20 -- Mystery hike Easy     Leader: Thomas Weiss
Trail Talk number 47 July 1997
Sat Aug 2
Saturday, August 2 -- Hike to Falls of Lana, Rattlesnake Cliff, and Mt Moosalamoo Moderate     Leader: Steve Lightholder
Sun Aug 10
Sunday, August 10 -- Hike and swim at Lake Elmore, with pot luck supper Easy     Leader: Cindy Lindemann
Sat Aug 16
Saturday, August 16 -- Day Hiker's Long Trail # 17 - VT 140 to Upper Road Difficult     Leader: Thomas Weiss
Sun Aug 24
Sunday, August 24 -- Bike ride from East Montpelier to Greenwood Lake Difficult     Leader: Steve Lightholder
Thur Aug 28
Thursday, August 28 -- Canoe on Lake Willoughby Moderate     Leader: Andrew and Reidun Nuquist
Sun Sep 7
Sunday, September 7 -- Bike ride in Champlain Valley, Addison County (rescheduled from June 1) Moderate     Leader: Reidun Nuquist and Mary Garcia
Sep 13
September 13-14 -- Overnight at Sugarloaf Campground, Crawford Notch NH     Leader: Joan Heller and Betty Moskowitz
Sun Sep 14
Sunday, September 14 -- Hike Mt Mansfield via Hazelton Trail, Mountain Road, Long Trail, and Rt 108 Moderate/Difficult     Leader: Duncan Wilkie
Sat Sep 20
Saturday, September 20 -- Day Hiker's Long Trail # 18 - Upper Road to Sherburne Pass Moderate     Leader: Thomas Weiss
Sun Sep 21
Sunday, September 21 -- Bike ride by Willoughby and Crystal Lakes Moderate     Leader: Doris Washburn
Sat Sep 27
Saturday, September 27 -- Mystery canoe trip Easy/Moderate     Leader: Barbara Agnew
Oct 1
October 1 -- Photos of Mt Mansfield
Sat Oct 4
Saturday, October 4 -- Road walk on Craftsbury back roads, joint trip with the Burlington Section Easy     Leader: Sharon Levin
Sat Oct 11
Saturday, October 11 -- Day Hiker's Long Trail # 19 - Lake Mansfield (Trout Club to LT via Lake Mansfield Trail) to VT 108 Difficult     Leader: Thomas Weiss
Thur Oct 16
Thursday, October 16 -- Planning meeting     Host: Eric Seidel
Sun Oct 19
Sunday, October 19 -- Hike Butternut Mtn via Corliss Camp and Davis Neighborhood Trail Easy/Moderate     Leader: Andrew and Reidun Nuquist
Sat Oct 25
Saturday, October 25 -- Work hike, LT north from Smuggler's Notch     Leader: Eric Seidel
Sat Nov 1
Saturday, November 1 -- Work hike on LT/Bamforth Ridge Trail     Leader: Eric Seidel
Sun Nov 2
Sunday, November 2 -- Hike the Stowe Rec Path Moderate     Leader: Michael Chernick
Sun Nov 9
Sunday, November 9 -- Hike up Irish Hill Easy     Leader: Duncan Wilkie
Sat Nov 15
Saturday, November 15 -- Road walk - Maple Corner loop, including Curtis Pond and Robinson Sawmill Moderate     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sun Nov 16
Sunday, November 16 -- Road walk, East Montpelier loop Moderate/Difficult     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sun Nov 23
Sunday, November 23 -- Road and trail walk, park to park loop encompassing both Hubbard and North Branch parks in Montpelier Moderate/Difficult     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sat Nov 29
Saturday, November 29 -- Hike Burlington's Intervale and Rec Path Moderate     Leader: Steve Lightholder
Trail Talk number 48 November 1997 MONTPELIER SECTION NOW HAS ITS OWN WEB PAGE
  Thanks to the efforts of Montpelier Section member Ed Loewenton, our section can now be found on the Internet.The site is in its development stage, currently featuring a photo of Mt. Mansfield at sunset (visible only via certain programs at this time) and the e-mail address for sending information.
  Your e-mail address can be posted on the page by sending it to Loewenton at ""Additionally, you can send notices of impromptu outings or events, or a really special photo. If you don't have access to e-mail, mail the material to him at HC39, Box132, Morrisville, VT 05661; Loewenton will scan photos in and type in the copy, which he reserves the right to edit as necessary. The fledgling page can be found at"" and is being donated by the Elwood Turner Company.

Fri Dec 5
Friday, December 5 -- GMC Taylor Winter Series
Sun Dec 7
Sunday, December 7 -- Snowshoe/hike up Mt Mansfield Toll Road Moderate     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Fri Dec 12
Friday, December 12 -- GMC Taylor Winter Series
Sat Dec 13
Saturday, December 13 -- Snowshoe/hike from Rt 108 to Watson Camp via Long Trail Difficult     Leader: Nancy Schulz
Sun Dec 14
Sunday, December 14 -- Snowshoe/hike to Montclair Glen Lodge Moderate     Leader: Michael Chernick
Fri Dec 19
Friday, December 19 -- GMC Taylor Winter Series
Sat Dec 20
Saturday, December 20 -- Snowshoe/hike around Osmond Pond in Groton State Forest Moderate     Leader: Steve Lightholder

Montpelier Section reports in the 1998 Long Trail News

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