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nofo Craftsbury. Moderately difficulty terrain and moderate pace. 6 to 12 miles. Ski Leader's favorite groomed trails at Craftsbury Outdoor Center. Trail pass or fee. Experience required. If you don't have classic or skate skis, you may rent skis at the outdoor center. Due to the fantastic early season snow, Leader is moving the event from Smuggler's Notch Road to COC. Bring water, snacks, and lunch (or purchase at the outdoor center). Contact Leader: Phyllis Rubenstein, 793-6313 or Phyllis@PhyllisRubensteinLaw.comcastbiz.net. (originally listed as:) Stowe. 6 miles. Difficult Terrain. Ski from Barnes Camp over Smugglers' Notch on the highway (closed to vehicular traffic to Jefferson- ville. Experience required. Cross-country (classic or skate) skis required. If there is enough snow on the road, we'll be skiing with the area high school and college cross-country ski teams. If there is not enough snow, leader will move event to another location. Bring water, snacks, and lunch. Contact Leader: Phyllis Rubenstein, 793-6313 or Phyllis@ PhyllisRubensteinLaw.comcastbiz.net for meeting time and place.
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Scheduled Date Event Difficulty Upcoming events
Sat Jan 05 Cross-country Ski easy Bolton. Various distances. All abilities. Bolton Touring Center. Trail fee. Bring lunch and water. Contact Leaders: Mary Smith, 505-0603 or Mary Garcia, 622-0585 for meeting time and place.
Wed Jan 09 Meeting Middlesex. Executive Committee regular quarterly meeting. Members are welcome. 7:00 P.M. You may bring a dessert to share. Contact: president@gmcmontpelier.org or 622-4516 for meeting time and place.
Sat Jan 12 Hike Huntington. 4.8 miles. Moderate to Difficult. Camel's Hump via Burrows Trail. Start at the Burrows trail-head in Huntington and hike up to Camel's Hump, returning on the same trail. We will use snowshoes or microspikes depending upon conditions. Contact Leaders: Steve or Heather Bailey, 622-4516 or stevecbailey@gmail.com for meeting time and place.
Sun Jan 13 Cross-country Ski moderate Craftsbury. 6-10 miles. Moderate Pace and Terrain. Cross-country Ski the leader's favorite trails at Craftsbury Touring Center. Experience required. Cross-country (classic or skate) skis required or may be rented at the Center. Bring water, snacks, and lunch or purchase at the Center. Trail fee or pass required. Contact Leader: Phyllis Rubenstein, 793-6313 or Phyllis@PhyllisRubensteinLaw.comcastbiz.net for meeting time and place.
Sun Jan 13 Information Trail Talk deadline. Deadline for articles and events to be included in the next issue of Trail Talk.
Thu Jan 17 Meeting Montpelier. Membership Meeting. T.W. Wood Gallery, 7:00 P.M., "Hiking off the Beaten Path". More details on page 1.
Sun Jan 27 Hike moderate Stowe. 3.2 or 4.0 miles. Taylor Lodge from Lake Mansfield. Hike to Taylor lodge (3.2 miles), and if conditions are good, we will do the Clara Bow loop (0.8 miles) as well. Snowshoes or microspikes depending upon conditions. Contact Leaders: Steve or Heather Bailey, 622-4516 or stevecbailey@gmail.com for meeting time and place.
Tue Jan 29 Cross-country Ski moderate Stowe. Ski from Stowe Mountain Resort to Trapps cabin. Trail fee. Bring lunch and water or buy at cabin. Contact Leaders: Mary Smith, 505-0603 or Mary Garcia, 622-0585 for meeting time and place.
Wed Jan 30 Cross-country Ski Stowe. 6 miles. Moderate to Difficult. Barnes Camp over Smugglers' Notch on the highway to Jeffersonville. Metal edged skis are not required, but helpful if the snow is hard packed. Contact Leaders: Steve or Heather Bailey, 802-622-4516 or stevecbailey@gmail.com for meeting time and place.
Wed Feb 13 Cross-country Ski moderate Craftsbury. Various distances. All abilities. Craftsbury Touring Center. Trail fee or pass required. Bring lunch and water or buy at the center. Contact Leaders: Mary Smith, 505-0603 or Mary Garcia, 622-0585 for meeting time and place.
Sat Feb 16 Snowshoe moderate Waterville. 4 miles. Laraway Mountain via LT. From the Codding Hollow trailhead we'll snowshoe to the ice formations, and on to the Lamoille Valley overview, returning the same way. Crampons may be preferable depending on trail conditions. Contact Leader: Morgan Irons, 223-7044 or morgan.irons@myfairpoint.net for meeting time and place.
Sat Feb 23 Snowshoe moderate Waterbury. 4 miles. Little River State Park. Bring drink and snacks. Contact Leaders: George Longenecker or Cynthia Martin, 229-9787 or marlong@myfairpoint.net for meeting time and place.

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