Green Mountain Club
Montpelier Section

Reports for events in 1998

Date Report? Description of the event
Sat Jan 03
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Sat January 3, 1998 Cross Country Ski wherever we can find snow by Leader: Ann Burcroff We had our lesson at U32 High School and with the coach's permission...
Sun Jan 04
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Sun January 4, 1998 Snowshoe Hike up Mt. Elmore by Leader: Ed Loewenton On this crystal blue and calm day, Ruth and Ed hiked to the lookout tower, and...
Sat Jan 10
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Saturday, January 10 -- GMC Taylor Winter Series
Sun Jan 11
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Sun January 11, 1998 Cross-country ski trip to Beaver Meadow Lodge chili party by Leader: Peter Downey We had very little snow this year, so the trip was a...
Fri Jan 16
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Friday, January 16 -- GMC Taylor Winter Series
Sun Jan 18
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Sun January 18, 1998 Cross-Country Ski at Stowe Mountain Resort Touring Center by Leader: Nancy Schulz A storm on Thursday brought much needed fresh powder...
Thu Jan 22
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Thursday, January 22 -- Planning meeting Host: Ann Burcroff
Sun Jan 25
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Sun January 25, 1998 Snowshoe to Taylor Lodge via Lake Mansfield Trail by Leader: Michael Chernick [no text]
Fri Jan 30
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Friday, January 30 -- GMC Winter Taylor Series
Sat Jan 31
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Saturday, January 31 -- x/c ski backcountry trails at Trapp Family Lodge Difficult Leader: Cindy and Bob Lindemann
Sat Feb 07
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Sat February 7, 1998 Snowshoe from Bolton Notch Road to Buchanan Lodge by Leader: Nancy Schulz I knew I would have a large crowd for this outing because of...
Sun Feb 08
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Sund February 8, 1998 Cross-Country Ski at Highland Lodge in Greensboro by Leader: Mark Haughwout The 18 members of this outing arrived at different times...
Fri Feb 13
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Friday, February 13 -- GMC Taylor Winter Series
Sat Feb 14
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Sat February 14, 1998 Cross-Country Ski Horn of the Moon loop in East Montpelier by Leader: Nancy Schulz Due to the lack of snow in recent weeks, I knew...
Sun Feb 15
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Sun February 15, 1998 Cross-country ski or snowshoe to Corliss Camp Johnson by Leader: Cindy & Bob Lindemann [no text]
Sat Feb 21
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Saturday, February 21 -- GMC Snowshoe festival
Sun Feb 22
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Sund February 22, 1998 Cross-Country Ski Snowshoe on hills overlooking Montpelier by Leader: Duncan Wilkie [no text]
Fri Feb 27
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Friday, February 27 -- GMC Taylor Winter Series
Sat Feb 28
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Sat February 28, 1998 Snowshoeing at Bolton Ski Area by Leader: Nancy Schulz I was surprised by the low turnout for this trip because it was a gorgeous day...
Fri Mar 06
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Friday, March 6 -- GMC Taylor Winter Series
Sat Mar 07
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Sat March 7, 1998 Cross-Country Ski the Stowe Recreation Path 10 4 miles round by Leader: Nancy Schulz Due to the absence of snowfall in many weeks, I had a...
Sun Mar 08
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Sun March 8, 1998 Cross-Country Ski North Branch Trails in Montpelier by Leader: Ann Burcroff Very poor snow conditions, warm day -- No one showed up.
Fri Mar 13
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Friday, March 13 -- GMC Taylor Winter Series
Sat Mar 14
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Sat March 14, 1998 Cross-Country Ski at Craftsbury Nordic Ski Center by Leader: Steve Lightholder With an icy snow cover under gray skies in Montpelier,,...
Sun Mar 15
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Sun March 15, 1998 Snowshoe Hike in Camel s Hump State Park by Leader: Michael Chernick [no text]
Wed Mar 25
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Steve Haupt, Wolfgang Hokenmaier, Cris Cote, Nancy Schulz, Steve Lightholder, Dave ____________, and Ed Loewenton gathered at the Winter end of Route 108, near...
Sat Mar 28
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Satu March 28, 1998 Snowshoe Hike to Chin on Mt Mansfield 5 4 miles round trip by Leader: Ed Loewenton on web site as March 25 with this text: March 25, 1998...
Sun Apr 05
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Sunday, April 5 -- Hike around Berlin Pond Easy Leader: Michael Chernick
Sat Apr 11
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Sat April 11, 1998 Road Walk in Adamant, Calais and East Montpelier by Leader: Nancy Schulz This Saturday continued the streak of unusually fine days for...
Sun Apr 12
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Sund April 12, 1998 Road Walk in North Montpelier, Calais and East Montpelier by Leader: Nancy Schulz Despite the number of phone calls I received expressing...
Fri Apr 17
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Section Annual Meeting, at Christ Church
Sat Apr 18
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Sat April 18, 1998 Paddle La Platte River by Leader: Nancy Schulz Four kayakers gathered at Montpelier High school at 9:00 A.M. The temperature was...
Sun Apr 19
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Sun April 19, 1998 Bike Montpelier o Warren by Leader: Nancy Schulz Only one cyclist joined me on Sunday morning for this early season bike ride. At the...
Sat Apr 25
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Sat April 25, 1998 Mud Season Road Walk i n Brookfield by Leader: Elaine Flint and Steve Lightholder Eleven of us walked and / or ran around a road loop in...
Sun May 03
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Sun May 3, 1998 Bike Trip from Worcester to Elmore by Leader: Andrew & Reidun Nuquist Saturday's rain ended by daylight Sunday, but with dark clouds...
Sat May 09
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Sat May 9, 1998 Bike Trip to Brookfield Pond (Floating Bridge) Moderate about by Leader: Fred Jordan Fred and Andy left the high school parking lot just...
Sat May 16
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Sat May 16, 1998 Trail Work Hike - LT Bamforth Ridge by Leader: Eric Seidel Work accomplished: LT from Winooski River to the Hut Clearing cleaned of all...
Sun May 17
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Sun May 17, 1998 Wildflower Hike to Duck Brook Shelter by Leader: Ann Burcroff The predicted thunder showers were all over by the time we got to Jonesville,...
Sun May 17
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Photos by Andy Nuquist click for larger image Some damage can be cleaned up with hand tools Some damage required a chain saw Lunch with a view May 24
Wed May 20
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Wedn May 20, 1998 Picture Show Evening Bring slides pictures to share by Leader: Fred Jordan The thunderstorm ended just in time for the arrival of the guests...
Sat May 23
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Sat May 23, 1998 Canoe Trip on Otter Creek at Sudbury by Leader: Fred Jordan With clear skies and moderate North winds, we launched all nine boats in the...
Sun May 24
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Sund May 24, 1998 Trail Work - Long Trail North, Hazen's Notch to Buchanan by Leader: Eric Seidel See photos on web site at...
Sat May 30
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Satu May 30, 1998 Trail Work - Long Trail from Rt. 17 to intersection with the Jerusalem Trail. by Leader: Eric Seidel Cleared ice storm damage and trimmed...
Mon Jun 01
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Underhill State Park (START) to Chin via Halfway House (A) trail to North Canyon Trail (B) and North Canyon Extension, cutoff to Ridge via Subway (C) , return...
Thu Jun 04
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Thursday, June 4 -- Planning meeting Host: Michael Chernick
Sat Jun 06
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Sat June 6, 1998 Day Hiker s Long Trail #20 Sherburne Pass to David Logan Shelter by Leader: Thomas Weiss MHS 6:30 - 6:40 Mountain Top Inn 8:10 - 8:55...
Sat Jun 13
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GMC Annual Meeting, section report
Sun Jun 14
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Sunday, June 14 -- National Trails Day Sunday, June 14 -- Hike up Whiteface Mtn Difficult Leader: Michael Chernick
Sun Jun 21
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Sun June 21, 1998 Hike from Vt 118 to Devil s Gulch by Leader: Reidun & Andrew Nuquist This is a nice, easy circle from Route 118 south to Devil's Gulch and...
Wed Jun 24
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Wed June 24, 1998 Bike Trip mostly on unpaved roads in East Montpelier and Adamant by Leader: Mary Garcia (originally Marilyn Wilson) On a very warm...
Sat Jun 27
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Sat June 27, 1998 Day Hiker's Long Trail #21 from David Logan Shelter to Brandon Gap by Leader: Thomas Weiss MHS 7:15 Brandon Gap 8:40 - 9:05 FS 99 start...
Sun Jun 28
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Sund June 28, 1998 Circular Bike Trip from Hardwick to North Wolcott and back by Leader: Doris Washburn On a beautiful cool sunny day, eight of us left...
Sun Jul 05
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Sun July 5, 1998 Hike up Camel's Hump via LT south (Bamforth Ridge) by Leader: Steve Lightholder Four of us set out to climb Camel's Hump. Departing from...
Thu Jul 09
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Thur July 9, 1998 Mystery Full Moon Paddle (canoe or kayak) by Leader: Barbara Agnew Cancelled - thunderstorms
Sat Jul 11
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Satu July 11, 1998 Canoe kayak Lake Champlain Launch at Isle LaMotte Bridge by Leader: Eric Seidel Cancelled due to weather
Sun Jul 12
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Sun July 12, 1998 Hike the Lookout on the AT Difficult with moderate pace approximately by Leader: Michael Chernick When GMC members embark on a hiking...
Sat Jul 18
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Sat July 18, 1998 Day Hiker s Long Trail #22 Brandon Gap to Middlebury Gap by Leader: Thomas Weiss MHS 7:10 Middlebury Gap 8:15 - 8:40 Brandon Gap 9:10 -...
Sun Jul 26
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Sun July 26, 1998 Wildflower hike picnic and swim at Alburg Dunes State Park by Leader: Ann Burcroff Very obscure road -- only commercial sign, "Palmer Sand...
Sun Aug 02
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Sunday, August 2 -- Flatwater canoe on Connecticut River from Bradford to Fairlee Easy Leader: Duncan Wilkie
Sat Aug 15
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Satu August 15, 1998 Day Hiker s Long Trail #23 Middlebury Gap to Clark Brook Trail by Leader: Thomas Weiss MHS 7:10 FS 55 at Gate 8:05 - 8:15 Middlebury Gap...
Sat Aug 22
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Satu August 22, 1998 Paddle Green River Reservoir by Leader: Steve Lightholder Five of us enjoyed a cruise on the Green River Reservoir. The sky was partly...
Sun Aug 23
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Sun August 23, 1998 Hike Mt. Pisgah, Swim Lake Willoughby by Leader: Ann Burcroff Beginning of S. trail is 1/2 mile South of the Lake -- obscure, but across...
Sun Aug 30
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Sun August 30, 1998 Hike Mt Ascutney via Windsor Trail e by Leader: Michael Chernick All went well.
Sat Sep 12
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Eve Mendelsohn, John Buddington, and Ed Loewenton (Trip leader), started the climb at 10 AM, on the strength of Ed's promise that it would be sunny by mid...
Sun Sep 13
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Sun September 13, 1998 Hike Spruce Mountain in Plainfield by Leader: Reidun and Andy Nuquist This trip, designed as a "special hike for new and prospective...
Sat Sep 19
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Sat September 19 - Sunday September 20, 1998 Overnight camping at Zealand Falls Campground in NH by Leader: Betty Moskowitz & Joan Heller Very pleasant...
Sat Sep 19
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Satu September 19, 1998 Day Hiker s Long Trail #24 - Clark Brook Trail to Lincoln Gap by Leader: Thomas Weiss MHS 7:10 Lincoln Gap, Warren 7:50 - 8:30 Clark...
Sun Sep 20
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Sun September 20, 1998 Country Road Bike Extravaganza by Leader: Fred Jordan The day was hot and humid, and the fall color just starting to show. The four...
Sat Sep 26
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Satu September 26, 1998 Paddle the Otter Creek from covered bridge in West Salisbury by Leader: Fred Jordan We had seven boats on the river. Three kayaks, and...
Sun Sep 27
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Sun September 27, 1998 Bicycle Trip in St Albans Swanton Area by Leader: Andrew & Reidun Nuquist Five of us gambled, and won. That the predicted torrential...
Sat Oct 03
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Saturday, October 3 -- Autumn color canoe trip down Middle Lamoille River, Jeffersonville to Fairfax Falls Easy/Moderate Leader: Duncan Wilkie
Sun Oct 04
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Sun October 4, 1998 Hike Big & Little Deer Mountains in Groton State Park by Leader: Doris Washburn Seven hikers left the New Discovery area headed for Big...
Sat Oct 10
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Sat October 10, 1998 Day Hiker s Long Trail #25 Lincoln Gap to Appalachian Gap by Leader: Thomas Weiss MHS 7:20 VT 100 at VT 17 7:50 - 8:35 Appalachian Gap...
Sun Oct 18
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From Rte. 12, towards Worcester Mtn along Hogback, back to Hunger, to White Rock. from the archives Sunday October 18, 1998 Hike Worcester Mountain to Hunger...
Sat Oct 24
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Sat October 24, 1998 Hike Mt Mansfield Chin via Halfway House return on Sunset Trail by Leader: Ed Loewenton (Outing report prepared afterwards by Nancy...
Thu Oct 29
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Thursday, October 29 -- Planning meeting (and discuss Section-GMC relations) Host: Nuquists
Sat Oct 31
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Satu October 31, 1998 Work hike on Long Trail - Smuggler's Notch to Chilcoot Pass by Leader: Eric Seidel Eight regular Montpelier volunteers were joined by...
Sun Nov 01
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Sun November 1, 1998 Hike to Burnt Rock Mountain via Hedgehog Brook Trail by Leader: Nancy Schulz I'm sure the weather discouraged some hikers from turning...
Sun Nov 08
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Sun November 8, 1998 Work hike on Long Trail - Bamforth Ridge by Leader: Eric Seidel Cleaned water bars. Built two stone bars. Cruised trail to Gorham.
Sat Nov 14
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Sat November 14, 1998 Road walk loop in East Montpelier Calais area by Leader: Nancy Schulz Twelve walkers carpooled the 15 miles to Woodbury's Cranberry...
Sat Nov 21
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Satu November 21, 1998 Road walk on rolling dirt roads (possibly some Class 4) by Leader: Nancy Schulz Five of us carpooled to the base of East Hill Road in...
Sun Nov 22
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Sund November 22, 1998 Road and trail walk by Leader: Nancy Schulz Thirteen of us met for today's walk under sunny skies, (Last year, we did the walk in...
Sun Nov 29
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Sun November 29, 1998 Walking Tour of Burlington by Leader: Steve Lightholder On an unusually warm and sunny Fall afternoon we set out to tour Burlington....
Sat Dec 05
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Satu December 5, 1998 Snowshoe Hike up Mt Mansfield Toll Road by Leader: Nancy Schulz The unseasonably warm weather in recent weeks insured that the outing...
Sun Dec 06
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Sunday December 6, 1998 Cross-Country Ski at Little River State Park by Nancy Schulz Six people joined me for an outing at Little River State Park, which had...
Sat Dec 12
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Satu December 12, 1998 Snowshoe hike to Watson Camp by Leader: Nancy Schulz Conditions for this outing proved to be very different from last year's. The...
Sun Dec 13
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Sunday, December 13 -- Snowshoe to Montclair Glen Shelter Moderate Leader: Michael Chernick
Sat Dec 19
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Sat December 19, 1998 Cross-country ski Cotton Brook Road by Leader: Nancy Schulz Today's outing proved to be the perfect antidote top an overdose of...
Sun Dec 20
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Sun December 20, 1998 Hike Snowshoe at Groton State Park on Kettle Pond and Owl's Head by Leader: Steve Lightholder Twelve of us went for a hike around...
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