Green Mountain Club
Montpelier Section

Recent reports can be viewed by moving your cursor over the Report indicator image. Canceled and rescheduled events are marked as is the date of a change in the wording of an event. Clicking on various photos may lead you to the report they are found in. This page was refreshed on Tuesday March 31 08:55. Updating the calendar is done by volunteers and is generally accurate within a day or two. Contact the leader to verify the current status of an event.
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Sun Mar 15 event was canceled
on Mar 12
nofo Elmore. 5 miles. Hike or snowshoe up Mt. Elmore, ascending by the most direct route and descending via Balanced Rock. Great views from the fire tower of the Green Mountains and the Whites (weather permitting). Contact Leaders: Steve or Heather Bailey, 622-4516 or stevecbailey@gmail.com for meeting time and place.
Sat Mar 21 event was canceled
on Mar 12
nofo Moscow. 4.6 miles round trip. Hike the Lake Mansfield Trail from the winter parking lot of the Trout Club to Taylor Lodge, where we will share a potluck lunch in the shelter. Bring food to share, dish, utensil, cup, and water. Co-leaders will bring backpacking stove to make hot drinks. Contact Co-leaders: Jessica Ettinger, 615-414-0842 or ettinger.jessica@gmail.com or Phyllis Rubenstein, 793-6313 or Phyllis@PhyllisrubensteinLaw.comcastbiz.net for meeting time and place.
Wed Mar 25 event was canceled
on Mar 12
nofo Montpelier. Membership & Social Meeting. 7:00 P.M., T.W. Wood Gallery, 46 Barre St in Montpelier. Sean Beckett will speak about Animal Survival in Earth's Coldest Places. See page 1 of Trail Talk #134 for details.
Sat Mar 28 event was canceled
on Mar 12
nofo Waterbury. Various Distances. Explore the Perry Hill Trails maintained by mountain bikers. Popular with skiers and snowshoers, too. Contact Leader: Nancy Schulz, 223-7035 or saddleshoes2@gmail.com for meeting time and place.
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Scheduled Date Event Difficulty Upcoming events
Thu Apr 16 Meeting Montpelier. Executive Committee regular quarterly meeting. Electronic meeting is in the works. More information to follow.
Updated Sat Mar 21 09:05
Sat Apr 18 Walk
event was canceled
moderate Berlin. 5 miles. Road Walk around Berlin Pond. Bring water and a snack. Contact Leaders: Mary Garcia, 622-0585 or Mary Smith, 505-0603 for meeting time and place.
Updated Thu Mar 12 22:27
Sat Apr 25 Hike
event was canceled
easy Calais. 2-3 miles. Hike to the boardwalk on Chickering Bog and on a trail nearby to see early spring woodland and bog plants. Limited to 8 people. Bring water, lunch, and snack. Contact Leader: Phyllis Rubenstein, Phyllis@PhyllisRubensteinLaw.comcastbiz.net or 802-793-6313 for meeting time and place.
Updated Thu Mar 12 22:27
Sun Apr 26 Walk
event was canceled
moderate Northfield. 6 miles. Walk the length of Turkey Hill Road and return. Enjoy the views. Contact Leader: Nancy Schulz, 223-7035, or saddleshoes2@gmail.com for meeting time and place.
Updated Thu Mar 12 22:27
Sat May 02 Hike moderate Peacham. 5.5 miles. Hike a loop trail in Groton State Forest near Martin's Pond to the boardwalk on Peacham Bog on an old woods road and woodland trails and see early spring woodland and bog plants. Bring water and a snack. Contact Leader: Phyllis Rubenstein at Phyllis@PhyllisRubensteinLaw.comcastbiz.net or 802-793-6313 for meeting time and place.
Sat May 02 Meeting Montpelier. Montpelier Section Annual Meeting. Christ Episcopal Church across from the post office, State Street, Montpelier. More information on Page 1 of Trail Talk #134.
Sun May 03 Bike Ride moderate Waterbury Center. 15 +/- miles. Crossett Brook School in Duxbury to roads in Little River State Park. Enjoy the quiet and the views from the dam and beach before the black flies and campers arrive. Some hills. Contact Leader: Nancy Schulz, 223-7035 or saddleshoes2@gmail.com for meeting time and place.
Sun May 10 Hike easy Warren. 4 miles. 450' elevation gain. A brief stop to admire scenic Warren Falls, followed by a hike on the Blueberry Lake trail system. Contact Leaders: Steve or Heather Bailey, 622-4516 or stevecbailey@gmail.com for meeting time and place.
Sun May 10 Bike Ride difficult Winooski. 8 +/- miles flatwater paddle from the Winooski Dam to Lake Champlain and then bike back along bike path and roads. Contact Leader: Nancy Schulz, 223-7035 or saddleshoes2@gmail.com for meeting time and place.
Tue May 12 Bike Ride moderate Worcester. 26 miles round trip. Worcester to Elmore. Meet at 10:30 A.M., Worcester Town Hall. Bring your own lunch or buy at the Elmore Store. Leader: George Plumb, plumb.george@gmail.com, 883-2313.
Sat May 16 Work Hike moderate Duxbury. (Rain Date: May 17, Sunday) Bamforth Ridge. All abilities welcome and needed. Spring walk-thru and routine pre-hiking season trail work on the LT south of Winooski River to Bamforth Ridge Shelter, and farther south on Camel's Hump. Conditions permitting. Bring lunch, water, and work gloves. Wear sturdy boots and work clothes. Tools provided. Meet at MHS at 8:00 A.M. Leader: Alan Paschell, alan.paschell@gmail.com
Sun May 17 Hike moderate Berlin. Wildflower Hike at Irish Hill. We'll proceed up the trail stopping frequently to look at wildflowers which should be at or near their peak. Bring water and a snack. Contact Leader: Bob Popp, 454-1514 or vtpopps@aol.com for meeting time and place.
Thu May 21 Bike Ride moderate Duxbury. 25 miles +/- round trip from Crossett Brook School, Duxbury along the River Road to Richmond, where we'll have lunch in a restaurant. Route is a combination of paved and unpaved roads with rolling terrain. Contact Leader: Nancy Schulz, 223-7035, or saddleshoes2@gmail.com for meeting time and place.
Sat May 23 Work Hike moderate Stowe. (Rain date: May 24, Sunday) Sterling Pond. All abilities welcome and needed. Spring walk-thru and routine pre-hiking season trail work on the LT north of Barnes Camp to Sterling Pond or farther toward Chilcoot Pass, the Sterling Pond Trail from Smugglers' Notch, and the Barnes Camp Loop from the picnic area. Bring lunch, water, and work gloves. Wear sturdy boots and work clothes. Tools provided. Meet at MHS at 8:00 A.M. Contact Leader: Alan Paschel, alan.paschell@gmail.com
Wed May 27 Bike Ride moderate Middlesex. 15+/- miles. Bike to Moretown and return. Bring water and lunch or buy lunch at the Moretown Store. Helmet required. Contact Leaders: Mary Smith, 505-0603 or Mary Garcia 622-0585 for meeting time and place.
Sat May 30 Hike moderate Groton. 5-6 miles. State Forest Annual Wildflower Hike. See what's in bloom and enjoy a spring hike from New Discovery. Bring lunch and water. Park entrance fee. Contact Leaders: George Longenecker or Cynthia Martin, 229-9787 or marlong@myfairpoint.net for meeting time and place.
Difficulty Ratings.  The rating levels of difficulty are easy, moderate, and difficult. See guidelines from the Trip Leaders' Handbook. These ratings are created by the Green Mountain Club and used by all of its sections.
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