Green Mountain Club
Montpelier Section

Sun Sep 12
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foto Bolton. This is a moderate 6 mile round-trip hike to a delightful lookout over the Bolton Valley. We will start on the Duck Brook Trail (formerly part of the Long Trail) at the trailhead on Bolton Notch Road. From there we will hike up to the Long Trail and north on the LT to Harrington View, which looks out over the Bolton Valley ski area and also north to Mt Mansfield. Contact Leaders: Steve or Heather Bailey, 622-4516 or stevecbailey@gmail.com for meeting time and place.
Wed Sep 15 nofo Meeting. Montpelier. Executive Committee regular quarterly meeting. 7:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M. You may bring a dessert to share. Contact: president@gmcmontpelier.org or 371-9610 for meeting place. The Executive Committee is composed of officers of the section. Section members (and prospective section members) may attend.
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Sat Oct 02 Paddle easy Marshfield. Two-hour paddle around Marshfield Pond, observe foliage and cliffs overlooking the pond. Bring PFD, water and lunch. Contact Leaders: Dana Lawrence, 371-9610 or Nancy Thomas, 272-6650 or hikeski51@gmail.com for meeting time and place.
Updated Thu Sep 23 16:29
Sun Oct 03 Hike easy Barre Town. 6 miles. Millstone Quarries. These historic quarries contain some of the finest autumn scenery in the area. Bring water and lunch. Contact Leaders: Steve or Heather Bailey, 802-622-4516 or stevecbailey@gmail.com for meeting time and place.
Updated Fri Sep 17 18:10
Wed Oct 13 Hike moderate Stowe. 6.5 miles. Start at Sterling Gorge and hike the Catamount Trail to Peek-A-View Mt., where you can relax on a bench with a view of Mt Mansfield. Finish off with beautiful Sterling Gorge. Contact Leaders: Steve or Heather Bailey, stevecbailey@gmail.com or 609-424-9238 for meeting time and place.
Updated Sun Sep 19 15:30
Sat Oct 16 Work Hike Smugglers' Notch. Barnes Camp. Rain Date: October 17, Sunday. Fall walk-thru to clear leaves, drainage, any remaining blowdowns. All ages welcome, no experience necessary! Wear work clothes, boots. Bring water, gloves, snacks, lunch, muscles, and your own personal sense of humor. Tools provided. Meet at MHS at 8:00 A.M. or trailhead at 9:00 A.M. Contact Leader: Morgan Irons, 223-7044
Updated Thu Sep 23 21:21
Sun Oct 17 Hike moderate Westmore. Mt Hor. 700 feet vertical rise, 3.4 miles round trip. Estimate 4-5 hours including travel time. Contact Leaders: Dana Lawrence, 371-9610 or Nancy Thomas 272-6650, hikski51@gmail.com for meeting time and place.
Updated Thu Sep 23 16:43
Sat Oct 23 Work Hike Duxbury. Rain Date: October 24, Sunday. All abilities needed and welcomed. Various distances. From the new Winooski River footbridge, work on LT south to Bamforth Ridge Shelter. Wear work clothes, sturdy work boots and gloves. Bring water, snacks, lunch. Tools provided. Meet at MHS at 8:00 A.M. or trailhead at 9:00 A.M. Contact Leader: Morgan Irons, 223-7044
Updated Thu Sep 23 21:18
Sat Oct 30 Hike moderate Bolton. Honey Hollow. 6 miles, 1300 ft. elevation gain. Hike from Honey Hollow Rd in Bolton to the Camel's Hump Nordic ski area. We will park at the top end of Honey Hollow Rd, then follow the Catamount Trail to the CH Nordic area, where we will hike on the Lion's Ridge Loop with nice views of Camel's Hump. Contact Leaders: Steve or Heather Bailey, stevecbailey@gmail.com or 622-4516 for meeting time and place.
Updated Thu Sep 23 15:35
Sat Nov 06 Hike moderate Northfield. 2.8 miles round trip, 1,198 vertical rise, 3-4 hours. Bring water, lunch and layers. Tour the historic landscape of Paine Mt, forest to farms and back to forest on a mixture of trail and old woods roads. Contact Leaders: Dana Lawrence, 371-9610 or Nancy Thomas, 272-6650, hikeski51@gmail.com for meeting time and place.
Updated Thu Sep 23 15:35

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